Jay Z Net Worth $500 Million
Shawn Corey Carter (AKA, Jay Z) is an American record producer, rapper, and entrepreneur and was born on December 4, 1969. He’s one of the most successful rappers and entrepreneurs in America, has sold approximately 50 million albums worldwide, and is the winner of 17 Grammy Awards for his work in the music industry.
He has also ranked as one of the greatest rappers of all time by MTV (The Greatest MCs of All-Time, 2006). He is an investor and entrepreneur; he co-owns the 40/40 Club and is co-creator of Rocawear (clothing line). He also ventured into sports. He founded the sports agency Roc Nation Sports, is a certified NBA and MLB sports agent. He also has built a music empire. He co-founded Roc-A-Fella Records, founded Roc Nation and is the former CEO of Def Jam Recordings. And let’s not forget his solo career has led him to numerous awards, nominations, and recognitions; Jay Z holds the record for most No.1 albums by a solo artist on the Billboard 200, had four No. 1’s on the Billboard Hot 100, was ranked as the 10th most successful artist of the 2000s by Billboard on December 11, 2009 and even ranked the 88th greatest artist of all time by Rolling Stone. This Hip-Hop mogul is now married to Beyoncé and, according to Forbes Magazine, his estimated net worth is around $500 million.