Jay-Z Net Worth
Jay-Z, also known as Shawn Corey Carter, is an American rapper, songwriter, record executive, and entrepreneur.
He was born on December 4, 1969, in Brooklyn, New York, United States. Jay-Z is considered one of the most successful and influential rappers of all time, and he has released many critically acclaimed and commercially successful albums throughout his career.
He is also known for his work as a record executive, as the co-founder of Roc-A-Fella Records, and as the founder of Roc Nation, a music and entertainment company. In addition to his work in the music industry, Jay-Z has also ventured into other business ventures, including fashion, real estate, and sports management.
Jay-Z early life and career
Jay-Z was born Shawn Corey Carter on December 4, 1969, in Brooklyn, New York. He grew up in the Marcy Houses, a housing project in the Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood of Brooklyn. His mother, Gloria Carter, was a sales clerk and his father, Adnis Reeves, was a former U.S. Marine who later worked as a sign painter. Jay-Z has three siblings, and his parents divorced when he was a child.
Jay-Z first became interested in music as a child, and he began writing his own rhymes at the age of nine. He began his music career in the mid-1980s as a member of the group Jaz-O and the Immobilarie, but he eventually struck out on his own as a solo artist.
In 1996, he released his debut album, “Reasonable Doubt,” which received critical acclaim and established him as a major force in the rap industry.
Since then, Jay-Z has released numerous other albums, including “The Blueprint” (2001), “The Black Album” (2003), and “4:44” (2017), which have all received widespread acclaim and commercial success. He has also won numerous awards and accolades for his work, including 21 Grammy Awards.
In addition to his work as a rapper, Jay-Z has also established himself as a successful record executive, as the co-founder of Roc-A-Fella Records, and as the founder of Roc Nation, a music and entertainment company. He has also ventured into other business ventures, including fashion, real estate, and sports management.