|Net Worth:||$1 Billion|
|Salary:||$60 million per year|
|Birth Name:||Shawn Corey Carter|
|Born:||Dec 4, 1969 (52 years old)|
|Height:||6 ft 1 in|
|Profession:||Rapper, Singer, Record Producer, Songwriter, Businessperson|
|Spouse:||Beyonce (m. 2008)|
|Nationality:||United States of America|
Jay-Z is an American most popular rapper, songwriter, and producer. He is among one of the best as well as the richest rappers of all time. As of 2021, Jay-Z net worth is nearly about $1 billion US dollars.
So, hey guys today we are going to know about the man who is considered as the godfather of Hip Hop Jay-Z. We will discuss Jay-Z’s biography, sources of income, What is the exact net worth of Jay-Z? and how he became one of the best rappers in the industry.
Shawn Corey Carter was born on 4th December 1969, in Brooklyn, New York City. His father’s name is Adnis Reeves and his mother’s name is Gloria Carter. He has three siblings. His mother struggled too hard to raise Jay-Z and his three siblings after his father abandoned the family.
Jay-Z attended Eli Whitney High School in Brooklyn and George Westinghouse Career and Technical Education High School. But, he never graduated from college.
He had an interest in music from his childhood days, as a result, Jay-Z participated in much local singing competitions in his area. During his school days, he decided to build his career in the music industry and focused on it.
Jay-Z started his music career in 1995, with Roc-A-Fella Records an independent record label founded by Jay-Z and his friends. And in 1996, he released his debut studio album “Reasonable Doubt”. The album was a huge success for him, and bring him many positive reviews.
In 1998 and 1999, Jay-Z released other albums Vol. 2.. Hard Knock Life and Vol. 3 .. Life and Times of S. Carter, which were the commercial success of his career. And earned him many awards and nominations.
Later, Jay-Z also released The Blueprint (2001), The Black Album (2003), Everything Is Love and an additional twelve albums within 10 years, most of which are ranked in a good position in many Top Album Charts and made him one of the best rappers or musicians in the Industry.
He sold over millions of copies of his albums and rap songs in all over the world. And became one of the best-selling music artists of all time (With over 125 million records sold worldwide).
Besides his music career, Jay-Z is also known as a successful entrepreneur or businessman. He founded his own clothing retailer Rocawear in the year 1999. In 2003, Jay-Z founded another company named 40/40 Club, which is a luxury sports bar chain.
Jay-Z also owns the tech company Aspiro (2015), from which he makes millions of dollars per year. With the raising funds from his other companies in 2008, Jay-z launched his own entertainment start-up company named Roc Nation.
Jay-Z has won numerous awards for his outstanding voice and songs including 22 Grammy Awards, the most number of the award by a rapper. He also holds the record of most number-one albums by a solo artist on the Billboard Chart.
Jay-Z married Beyonce, the most popular singer and one of the best-selling music artists of all time in 2008. He has three children with Beyonce.
They appeared together in many television shows and music videos. They also have many hit duet songs together.
How Much Is Jay-Z Worth?
Jay-Z Net Worth: According to Celebritynetworth As of 2021, the estimated net worth of Jay-Z is nearly about $1 billion US dollars.
Between June 2018 and June 2019, he made over $81 million dollars, which was enough to make him one of the richest rappers of all time. In any given year he makes $70 to $80 million dollars.
A huge part of Jay-Z’s income comes from his various business ventures. He also makes $20-30 million dollars every year from music sales.
Jay-Z’s net worth crossed $500 million milestones for the first time in 2013. And in between the years 2015-2019, his net worth roughly topped $ 1 billion dollars. He also makes millions every year from brand promotions, commercial advertisements, and other business deals.
Jay-z earnings by years:
- 2010: $63 million
- 2011: $37 million
- 2012: $38 million
- 2013: $43 million
- 2014: $60 million
- 2015: $56 million
- 2016: $53.5 million
- 2017: $42 million
- 2018: $76.5 million
- 2019: $81 million
Jay-Z and Beyonce Combined Net Worth:
If we combine the net worth of Jay-Z ($1 billion dollars) and his wife Beyonce’s net worth ($500 million dollars), then together they are worth about $1.5 billion dollars.
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