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Shawn Jay Z

Shawn Corey Carter, professionally known as Jay-Z, is an American rapper, singer-songwriter, record producer, record executive, actor, film producer, and businessman.

Various publications have cited Jay-Z as one of the world’s greatest rappers of all time. He remains a truly inspirational figure to numerous budding artists and entrepreneurs all over the world.

Shawn Jay Z Carter Quick Biography & Other Detail

Full Name Shawn Jay Z Carter
Net Worth $1 billion
Profession Rapper, Singer-Songwriter, Record Producer, Record Executive, Actor, Film Producer, And Businessman
Birth Place Brooklyn, New York, United States
Date Of Birth/Birthday 4th December 1969
Age/How Old 53 years old
Father’s Name Adnis Reeves
Mother’s Name Gloria Carter
Siblings Eric Carter, Michelle Carter, Andrea Carter
Weight In kilograms:- 86kg
In Pounds:- 189lbs
Height In Feet And Inches:- 6 ‘1″
In Meters:- 1.87m
School/College Eli Whitney High School, Technical Education High School, Trenton Central High School
Nationality American
Zodiac Sign Sagittarius
Gender Male
Marital Status Married
Wife/Spouse Name Beyoncé Giselle Knowles
Kids/Children Name Blue Ivy Carter, Rumi Carter, Sir Carter
Social Media Profile Instagram, Youtube, Facebook, Instagram
Last Updated May 2022

Shawn Jay Z Carter Net Worth, Salary & Earnings in 2022

Shawn Jay Z Carter Net Worth
Shawn Jay Z Carter Net Worth

Jay-Z is an American rapper, producer, songwriter, and businessman. As of the time of this post, Jay-Z’s net worth is estimated at $1 billion. Over the years, Jay-Z has earned his net worth through his career in the music industry and as an extremely successful entrepreneur. Jay has had an enormous amount of success in several industries. In any given year, he earns $70-80 million. Between June 2018 and June 2019, he earned $81 million.

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Jay-Z and his wife Beyonce Knowles have a combined net worth of $1.4 billion.

Jay-Z was first announced to be a billionaire by Forbes in June 2019; his success so far is credited to a vast business empire that today includes record sales, touring, merchandise, endorsements, and investments like Armand de Brignac champagne, Tidal, and D’Usse cognac.

Early Life of Shawn Jay Z Carter

Shawn Carter was born on the 4th December 1969 in Brooklyn, New York, United States. He was raised in Marcy Houses, a housing project in Brooklyn’s Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood. After their father abandoned him, Gloria, Shawn’s mother, raised him and his 3 siblings.

Shawn attended Eli Whitney High School in Brooklyn until it was closed down. He then attended the nearby George Westinghouse Career and Technical Education High School with future rappers The Notorious B.I.G. and Busta Rhymes, then a stint at Trenton Central High School in Trenton, New Jersey. He never graduated from High School.

Gloria purchased a boom box for Jay-Z’s birthday, initially sparking an interest in music. After this, he began free-styling and writing lyrics, adopting Jay-Z’s name to honor his mentor ‘Jay-O.’

Shawn Jay Z Carter Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

Shawn Jay Z Carter was born on 4th December 1969. So he is currently 53 years old as of May 2022. He stands at the height of 1.87 m tall, and his weight is 86 kg.

Shawn Jay Z Carter Education

He briefly attended Eli Whitney High School with fellow rappers Notorious B.I.G and Busta Rhymes. Alongside his partners in his early group “Original Flavor,” Jay-Z, Damon Dash, and Kareem “Biggs” Burke co-founded an independent label called Roc-a-Fella Records in 1996. Later, Roc-a-Fella was folding into Def Jam Recordings.

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Shawn Jay Z Carter Personal Life

Jay Z married Beyonce in 2008. The couple has three kids together. Jay Z and Beyonce are the power couple of Hollywood. Their influence in the entertainment industry is often linked with the Illuminati. He considers Donny Hathaway and Marvin Gaye as his biggest musical influences.

Shawn Jay Z Carter Professional Career

Jay Z released his first studio album in 1996 titled ‘Reasonable Doubt.’ Some of his other popular videos include ‘In My Lifetime, Vol. 1’, ‘The Dynasty: Roc La Familia,’ ‘The Black Album,’ ‘Kingdom Come,’ ‘The Blueprint,’ ‘Magna Carta Holy Grail,’ and ‘Hard Knock Life.’

He has also worked in collaborative albums ‘The Best of Both Worlds’ and ‘Unfinished Business’ with R. Kelly, ‘Watch the Throne with Kanye West and ‘Collision Course’ with Linkin Park.

Jay Z has also appeared in several movies like ‘Backstage,’ ‘Fade to Black,’ ‘Annie,’ ‘Streets Is Watching,’ ‘Paper Soldiers,’ ‘State Property,’ and ‘Made in America.’

Jay Z has also worked with stars like Rihanna, Linkin Park, R. Kelly, Jaz-O, Puff Daddy, Beyonce, Kanye West, and The Notorious B.I.G.

Jay Z is also an active philanthropist and can support causes like education rights, equality, LGBT rights, and black rights.

In 2016Presidential elections, he supported Hillary Clinton. With the help of Jay Z, Clinton addressed oppression and racism against black people.

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Shawn Jay Z Carter Wife
Shawn Jay Z Carter Wife

He found his mentor, rapper Jaz O, a performer during his early rapping days. Under his mentorship, he released a song, “The Originators.” Jay-Z’s debut song reached number 23 on the billboard 200 charts of 1996, but its effect was phenomenal on the audience. He later released another album called “Hard Knock Life,” which brought him a massive success. It is this album that gave him his first Grammy.

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He was nominated under the category for Grammys for his album “hard knock life.” He slowly started becoming a recognized name in hip hop. He released various albums and single songs during the next couple of years. Some of his popular songs of the early 2000s are “Big Pimpin’,” “I Just Wanna Love U,” “Izzo (H.O.V.A.)”. The “03 Bonnie & Clyde” colluded with his future wife, Beyonce.

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