(American rapper, songwriter)
Jay-Z is an American rapper, songwriter, producer. He is the husband of Beyonce Knowles, an Award-winning R&B singer. Jay and Beyonce are married since 2008 with three children.
Facts of Jay Z
|Full Name:||Jay Z|
|Age:||55 years 3 months|
|Birth Date:||December 04, 1964|
|Birth Place:||Brooklyn, New York City, New York, U.S.|
|Net Worth:||$76.5 million|
|Height / How tall :||6 feet 1 inches (1.85m)|
|Profession:||American rapper, songwriter|
|Father's Name:||Adnis Reeves|
|Mother's Name:||Gloria Carter|
|Education:||George Westinghouse Career And Technical Education High School|
|Eye Color:||Dark Brown|
|Best Match for Marriage:||Leo, Aquarius|
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I'm not a 'Business-Man'! I'm a Business... man! Let me handle my business, damn!
Hip-hop is more about attaining wealth. People respect success. They respect big. They don't even have to like your music. If you're big enough, people are drawn to you.
I'm far from being god, but I work god damn hard.
Relationship Statistics of Jay Z
|What is Jay Z marital status ? (single, married, in relation or divorce):||Married|
|When did Jay Z get married ? (married date):||April 04, 2008|
|How many children does Jay Z have ? (name):||Three (Blue Ivy Carter, twins Rumi and Sir Carter)|
|Is Jay Z having any relationship affair ?:||No|
|Is Jay Z gay ?:||No|
|Who is Jay Z wife ? (name): View Couple Comparison|
More about the relationship
Jay-Z is married to Beyonce on April 4, 2008, secretly in New York City. Jay and Beyonce engaged in May 2005. Beyonce gave birth to the couple’s first child, a daughter whose name is Blue Ivy Carter was born on January 7, 2012. Their twins were born in June 2017.
Previously, he dated American personality, Carmen Bryan in 1996. Later on, he has dated Lil’, Kim. From 1998 to 2000, the two rappers were romantically linked to each other.
Jay-Z had a short relationship with singer Aaliyah in 1999. She died two years later, after that. He had a fling with actress Rosario Dawson in 2000.
Jay-Z met the Trinidadian and Tobagonian glamor model during the Big Pimpin video shoot in 2000. They dated for a year from 2000 to 2001. It is assumed that he is the father of Shenelle’s child, Isa Jael.
Again, he had an affair with Blu Cantrell in 2001. An American singer Beyonce after, many years of dating with Jay-Z married him. They first met each other when they were on a tour in 2002 and soon they started dating.
Who is Jay-Z?
Jay-Z is an American rapper and businessman. He is one of the biggest names in ‘Rap’ and in the genre of hip-hop. Jay-Z is well-known for his albums Reasonable Doubt, The Blueprint, and The Black Album. He is the co-director of Budweiser Select and was formerly a part-owner of the NBA’s Brooklyn Nets.
Jay-Z’s Early life, Childhood
He was born on 4th December 1969 in Brooklyn, New York, the U.S. to African-American ancestry. His full name is Shawn Corey Carter.
When he was only 11-years-old, his father Adnis Reeves abandoned the family and he was independently raised by his mother Gloria Carter.
He has three siblings, brother Eric, and sisters Andrea and Michelle Carter. His interest in creating music exploded after receiving a boom box from his mother on his 12th birthday, and his nickname evolved from “Jazzy” to “Jay-Z.”
He studied at George Westinghouse Career and Technical Education High School, Eli Whitney High School, and Trenton Central High School. During his early life, he began freestyling, scripting lyrics and tailed the music by many popular artists of the time.
He released his debut album, ‘Reasonable Doubt’ in 1996. It ranked 248 on Rolling Stones 500 Greatest Albums of all Time. He would eventually go on to sell more than 60 million studio albums worldwide. With continued success, Jay-Z’s net worth is expected to reach $1 billion or more within his lifetime In 1998, he made much greater progress with the collection, ‘Vol.2… Hard Knock Life’. In 1999, he discharged, ‘Vol.3… Life and Times of S. Carter’, which by and by turned out to be an effective record.
Jay Z’s career
From 2001 to 2005, he sold a large number of duplicates of his well-known records including ‘The Blueprint’, ‘The Blueprint2: The Gift and the Curse’ and ‘The Black Album’.
‘The Blueprint’, discharged in 2001, is one of his best collections and components the hit singles, ‘Jigga That Nigga’, ‘Young ladies, Girls, Girls’ and ‘Tune Cry’.
In 2002, Jay-Z worked with Beyonce in the melody, “03-Bonnie and Clyde,” and additionally she hit single, “Insane in Love,” and “That is How You Like it.” He showed up in a few of Beyonce performances.
In 2005, he advanced New York’s Power 105.1 yearly show, ‘Powerhouse’. In 2006, he assumed control over the urban garments marks, ‘Rocawear’, which he later sold to the Iconix Brand Group for an incredible $204 million.
He discharged his tenth collection, ‘American Gangster’, offering one million duplicates in the United States alone, in 2007.
He advanced various music celebrations including the O2 Wireless Festival, the Hove Festival, and the Roskilde Festival in 2008. On September 8, 2009, his collection ‘The Blueprint 3’ discharged and highlighted in various mainstream music charts.
In 2010, he teamed up with Rihanna, Bono and The Edge to discharge the track, “Stranded” for the ‘Desire for Haiti Now’ finance raiser. In 2012, he teamed up with “M.I.A.” on their single, ‘XXXO’. He discharged his studio collection, ‘Magna Carta Holy Grail’ in July 2013.
Net worth, Salary
Jay-Z is an American rapper, songwriter, and businessman who has a net worth of $76.5 million according to Forbes.
Jay Z’s awards and achievements
In 1998, he won the Billboard Music Award for ‘R&B Albums Artist of the Year’.Throughout his melodic vocation, Jay-Z has earned 51 Grammy Award selections and has won 17 Grammy grants from 1999 to 2013.
He won six BET Awards from 2001 to 2012. He won the American Music Awards for ‘The Blueprint 3’ for the class ‘Most loved Rap/Hip Hop Album’, in 2009.
In 2009, Jay-Z and Beyoncé were positioned as Hollywood’s top-procuring couple by Time Magazine. In 2010, he won the Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards for ‘Most loved Male Singer’.
Jay Z’s rumors, controversy
Jay-Z is rumored to have hooked up with Kim Kardashian West in 2007, Amil, Chrissy Lampkin, and Ananda Lewis. He is said to have cheated on Beyonce in between; a mention of which she had made in her album Lemonade.
There is a controversy going on between Jay Z and Kanye West over a loan, finances, and other personal matters. It is said that Jay Z had given Kanye West a loan of $20 million and wants to recover it. Besides, Beyonce and Kim do not like each other and they are not comfortable in each other’s company. In his latest album 4:44, he has slammed Kanye West and also asked for an apology from his wife for cheating on her.
Jay Z’s body measurement
He has a perfect height standing with 6 feet 1 inch tall and his total weight is 86 kg. He has a dark brown eye color with black hair color.