Jay Z Net Worth
Shawn Corey Carter, popularly known as Jay Z is an American rapper and entrepreneur whose estimated net worth is of $610 million. Jay Z is one of the most financially successful hip hop artist and also the world’s best-selling artist of all the time. He was born on December 4, 1969 in Brooklyn, New York and had attended George Westinghouse Career and Technical Education and Trenton Central High School. In his early life, he had been shot three times and refers to be involve in selling crack cocaine. The massive $650 million net worth has come from a prolific music career mixed with massive business deals.
Jay Z had come to prominence after he was featured on the posse cut “Show and Prove” in 1994 Big Daddy Kane album “Daddy’s Home”. He was wide known by the audience after the release of this album. His first official rap single was “In My Lifetime”. “Reasonable Doubt” with beats acclaimed producers such as DJ Premier and Super DJ Clark Kent and appearances of The Notorious B.I.G. His first album was successful to be on number 23 on Billboard 200 and was favored by critics. The album was successful to be in Rolling Stone’s “500 Greatest Albums of All Time” and was also certified platinum. After his first debut successful album, he released other hit albums that includes “My Lifetime Vol. 1, 2 and 3”, “The Dynasty”, “Feud with Nas” and “The Blueprint”. As a solo artist, he is wide famous but he has been popular by performing with other artist like The Edge, Rihanna, Beyonce, Chris Brown, Mariah Carey and others. He is wide known for his rhythm and rhyme technique which makes him best in his rapping profession. He is also known for his ability to create lyrics in his head. Apart from his musical career, he had acted on movie including “Back Stage”, “State Property”, “Paper Soldiers” and “Streets is Watching”.
Beside of his successful music career, he is also one of the successful entrepreneur. Jay-Z has invested in clothing and recording companies. In 2007, he had sold his Rocaware Clothing for $204 million. Similarly, his recording company’s released album has gone platinum. All the investment he had had added a lot of amount to his net worth. He has been the co-owner of 40/40 clubs in three different city New York City, Atlantic City and Chicago. He is also the co-director of Budweiser Select and part owner of NBA’s New Jersey Nets. Also popular as a philanthropist, he had helped with $1 million to the victims of Hurricane Katrina, via American Red Cross.
Since the time of prominence of Jay Z, his net worth pole has grown from $78 million music sales, $240 million concert tours, $133 million endorsement deals and $350 million business deals. With the selling of more than 55 million studio albums worldwide, Jay-Z net worth is expected to reach $1 billion or more with his continued success.
Things to know about Jay Z
Full Name: Shawn Corey Carter
Date of Birth: 4th December, 1969
Jay Z in Facebook: 20M Fans on Facebook
Jay Z in Twitter: 3.34M Followers on Twitter
Jay Z Net Worth: $610 Million