|Full Name/Real Name:||Shawn Corey Carter|
|Birth Date:||4 December 1969|
|Birth Place:||Brooklyn, New York, United States|
|Children:||Blue Ivy Carter, Rumi Carter, Sir Carter|
|Profession:||Rapper, songwriter, producer, entrepreneur, record executive, and billionaire|
|Net Worth in 2019:||US$1 billion|
There was a time when classical music was liked by everyone, and its fame was at its peak. Then came hip-hop and today’s generation is of rap. However, this doesn’t mean those earlier versions of music have vanished. They are still enjoyable to listen, but their demand is not as much as it was earlier. At the same time, every song released nowadays has a rap inbuilt in it. Since the demand for rap is high, the need of rappers is also at its peak, and so they are making millions out of it.
One such example of a rapper is Shawn Corey Carter, commonly known as Jay-Z. He is an American rapper, record producer, songwriter and an entrepreneur. He is one of the world’s most famous rappers of all-time & has won a total of 100 musical awards till date.
But do you know how much is Jay-Z’s net worth in 2019 and how old is he? If you do not know, we have prepared the following article in which you can find everything that interests you about Jay-Z’s life and career. We have prepared this article for you not only about details of Jay-Z’s career, professional life and personal life, but also about his net worth, age, height, weight and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.
As of 2019, Jay-Z has a net worth of US$1 billion.
Early Life & Biography:
Jay-Z was born on 4 December 1969 in Brooklyn town of New York, United States. His dad Adnis Reeves ceased to support the family when Jay was quite young and so his mom Gloria Carter alone took the responsibility of raising Jay-Z and his three other siblings.
For his primary education, he went to Eli Whitney High School, Brooklyn. He then went on to the George Westinghouse Career and Technical Education High School, Brooklyn and the Trenton Central High School, New Jersey but couldn’t graduate. Due to the poor economic condition of the family, he had to indulge in the drugs business and was even shot three times.
Jay-Z’s Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurements
Jay-Z was born on 4 December 1969 and currently as of 2019, he is 49 years old. Statistics put Jay-Z height as 1.88 m and weight 83 kg.
Jay-Z Personal Life: Affair, Dating, Girlfriend, Wife, Family & Children
Relationship Statistics of Jay-Z
|What is Jay-Z marital status? (single, married, in relation or divorced):||Married|
|Is Jay-Z having any relationship affair?||No|
|Is Jay-Z Lesbian/Gay?||No|
|Who is Jay-Z’s Spouse? (name):||Beyoncé
|Does Jay-Z Have Any Kids?||Yes (Blue Ivy Carter, Rumi Carter, Sir Carter)|
Jay-Z is said to be a one-woman man. There has been a trend of multiple relationships among US rappers, but Jay-Z’s name is not on the list and is unique among all. In 2002, he started dating a famous American singer, actor and businesswoman Beyoncé.
In 2006, Time magazine listed them as the most powerful couple in the world. However, there was no showoff in their relationship, and they avoided media limelight at all costs. The couple finally got married in April 2008. On 7 January 2012, the couple was blessed to have a daughter named Blue Ivy Carter. Before becoming pregnant with Blue, Beyoncé had also suffered a miscarriage. On 18 June 2017, Beyoncé gave birth to twins: a daughter, Rumi and a son, Sir.
Career, Awards & Nominations:
Jay-Z’s professional musical career began in the mid-1990s, and on 25 June 1996 he released his first studio album titled “Reasonable Doubt.” The album got widespread success and was listed at number 23 on the US Billboard 200 and remained in the list for 18 weeks. By the end of the 20th century, Jay-Z had released five studio albums, each receiving great praise from the audience.
His sixth studio album titled “The Blueprint” was released on 11 September 2001, the same day on which the infamous serial attack on World Trade Centre by terrorist group al-Qaeda took place. The album was acclaimed as one of the greatest hip-hop albums of all time. His fabulous works in the field of music spread his name to every musical award shows. Till date, he has been nominated for 213 awards and has also won more than 100 musical awards.
Net Worth & Earnings:
As of 2019, The total estimated net worth of Jay-Z to date is US$1 billion. With this enormous wealth, he topped the list of richest musical stars of the world. This net worth also includes his $26 million house located in East Hampton, New York.
Although most of his wealth has been accumulated through his musical profession, he also earns by endorsing various brands like Samsung and Reebok. On the occasion of Father’s day, his wife Beyoncé bought him a private jet which was worth $40 million.
Jay-Z is known to be a star who rose from rags but today is being counted in the list of the wealthiest celebrities of the world. Due to the poor economic condition of his family, he had to work as a drugs peddler during his high school days. It was his passion for music and dedication towards his work that has today made him the owner of a private jet.
As a celebrity, he has not just lived for himself but for society too. He is a Philanthropist and runs foundations to help students facing socio-economic problems.