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About Jay-Z (Shawn Corey Carter)
Jay-Z whose full real name is Shawn Corey Carter is an American rapper, songwriter, entrepreneur, businessman, and record producer who came to the limelight after the release of his debut studio album Reasonable Doubt. One of the most famous albums The BluePrint was released in 2001.
He was born on December 4, 1969, in Brooklyn, New York. As of 2023, Jay-Z is 54 years old with 6 feet & 2 inches tall in height.
He is ranked as one of the best-selling musical artists with over 50 million album pieces sold worldwide.
Jay-Z attended Eli Whitney High School in Brooklyn until the school was closed and then he started his study at George Westinghouse Career and Technical Education High school along with his fellow rappers Busta Rhymes and The Notorious B.I.G. However, he didn’t graduate. He was involved in selling crack cocaine.
Jay-Z’s Family, Parents, and siblings
His African-American family used to live in Marcy Houses, a housing project in Brooklyn at the time of his birth.
His father Adnis Reeves left his mother Gloria Carter when he was just 4 years old so her mother raised him along with his three siblings. As a result, there was a financial crisis in the family.
His father later met and reconciled but died in 2003. He tried hard to push himself and tried legal and illegal ways to earn.
Relationships, Wife, Children
Jay-Z was in a romantic love relationship with Beyonce and they officially confirmed their relationship on September 5, 2008.
Forbes has ranked them as the most earning couple with a combined total of $162 million. They earned a whopping $122 million between 2008 to 2009. They live in a $88 million house in the Bel-Air neighborhood of Los Angeles.
His wife gave birth to their first girl child, Blue Ivy Carter in 2012 and later gave birth to twins, a son named Sir and a daughter named Rumi in 2017.
Jay-Z‘s Net Worth (2023)
He is the first hip-hop artist to be a billionaire.
Besides singing, He is an entrepreneur and businessman. His business empire includes in different sectors like beverages, clothing lines, real estate, sports teams, and record labels. As of 2023, his net worth is estimated to be around $1 billion.
Biography & Wiki Quick Summary
|Full Real Name||Shawn Corey Carter|
|Birthplace||Brooklyn, NewYork, USA|
|Date of Birth (Birthday)||December 4, 1969|
|Age||54 years old (2023)|
|Height||6 feet 2 inches|
|Net worth (2023)||$1 Billion (2023)|
|Educational qualifications||High school drop-out|
|School/college/University||George Westinghouse Career and Technical Education High school|
Jay-Z Other Quick Information
Profession: Rapper, Performer, Entrepreneur
Body measurements: N/A
Father Name: Adnis Reeves
Mother Name: Gloria Carter
Brother Name: N/A
Sister Name: N/A
Marital status: Married
Relationship status: Engaged
Girlfriend Name: Beyonce
Wife Name: Beyonce
Son Name: Sir Carter
Daughter Name: Rumi Carter, Blue Ivy Carter
Facebook Account: YES
Instagram Account: NO
Twitter Account: YES
Movies & Tv-series: N/A
Some facts about Jay-Z (Shawn Corey Carter)
- He became the first hip-hop billionaire.
- He became the first rapper to be honored in the Songwriters Hall of fame.
- As of writing, He is the wealthiest American Musician and the fifth richest African American.
- He started selling his CDs himself out of his car and later created Roc-A-Fella Records as an independent label.
- His rapping technique is termed triplet rhyme.
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