Jay Z Net Worth: He has called the richest hip hop artist in the United States by Forbes by revealing his net worth of $900 million in 2019.
He often holds the record for most number one albums by a solo artist on the US Billboard 200 with 14, while Billboard listed in 2009 the tenth-most successful artist of the 2000s, including fourth top rapper behind Eminem, Nelly, and 50 Cent and the fifth top solo male artist.
Jay Z Personal Details:
Born Name: Shawn Corey Carter
Nick Name: S-dot, Young Hov, Jazzy (or Jay-Z), Hova, Jigga, J-Hova, Jiggaman, Iceberg Slim, Lucky Lefty, Joe Camel, Hov
Date of Birth: December 04, 1969
Birth Place: Brooklyn, New York, U.S.
Residence: Tribeca, New York, U.S.
Race / Ethnicity: Black
Occupation: Rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer, record executive, entrepreneur
Genre: Hip hop
Labels: Def Jam, Roc-A-Fella, Roc Nation
Father: Adnes Reeves
Mother: Gloria Carter
Siblings: Eric Carter (Older Brother), Michelle Carter (Sister), Andrea Carter (Sister)
Jay Z Body Stats:
Height: 6 ft 1½ in or 187 cm
Weight: 85 kg or 187.5 pounds
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Jay Z Girlfriend / Spouse / Dated:
Carmen Bryan (1996)
Lil’ Kim (1998-2000)
Charlie Baltimore (1999)
Rosario Dawson (2000)
Shenelle Scott (2000-2001)
Blu Cantrell (2001)
Beyoncé Knowles (2002-Present)
Rachel Roy (2014)
Jay Z Net Worth: Increase US$900 million (2019)
Biography: Shawn Corey Carter is well-known an American rapper and businessman, professionally recognized as JAY-Z. He was born on 4 December 1969 in Brooklyn, New York although raised in Marcy Houses, a housing scheme in Brooklyn’s Bedford-Stuyvesant area.
However, his father Shawn left its family, hence his mother Gloria Carter raised his three siblings and Shawn, while father Adnis Reeves stay connected later with Jay-Z, though died in 2003.
Nonetheless, his mother told that Shawn used the kitchen table to play drum patterns to wake up siblings, hence brought a boom box as present on his birthday to fuel Jay-Z’s music craze.
His mother’s blow works in the right direction as he started writing lyrics and freestyling, even though made publicize himself as “Jazzy” around the neighborhood. He later titled himself “Jay-Z” in respect to his mentor Jaz-O becoming part of showbiz.
Nonetheless, one of the most-liked American rappers, Z was heard briefly on a number of recordings of his mentor in late 1980s and early 1990s as well as Hawaiian Sophie and The Originators. He also remained involved in a variety of battles with rapper LL Cool J in early 1990, while earned fame on “Show and Prove” on the 1994 Big Daddy Kane album Daddy’s Home.
Jay-Z came out as one of the best-selling musicians of all time after put up for sale over 50 million albums and 75 million singles all over the world.
He also has bagged 21 Grammy Awards for his music ventures, while listed the Greatest MC of all time in 2006 by MTV. On another side, Jay-Z’s three albums as Reasonable Doubt (1996), The Blueprint (2001), and The Black Album (2003) were tagged among Rolling Stone’s list of The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time.
Jay Z Achievements:
He has owned the New York 40/40 Club sports bar and is the co-founder of the clothing line Rocawear, although remained Def Jam Recordings’ former president, Roc-A-Fella Records’ co-creator, and the entertainment company Roc Nation’s builder. However, his creations never end here as formed the sports agency Roc Nation Sports and came out a certified NBA and MLB sports agent.