Jay Z Shocking Biography, Age, Height, Music, Wife and Net worth

Full Biography Of Jay Z, Music, Age, Height, Wife, Income and Net Worth

Date of Birth
Shawn Corey Carter

December 4, 1969 (age 50)

Other names
  • The Carter Administration
  • El – Presidente
  • Rapper
  • songwriter
  • record producer
  • record executive
  • businessman
Years active 1988–present
Net worth US$1 billion (2019)
Board member of Aspiro
(m. 2008)
Children 3
Musical career
Genres Hip hop
Instruments Vocals
Associated acts


Who is Jay Z?

Jay Z is an American born rapper and businessman. He is one of the biggest names in ‘Rap’ and in the hip-hop genre. Jay Z is best known for his albums Reasonable Doubt, The Blueprint, and The Black Album. He is the co-director of Budweiser Select who was part-owner of the NBA’s Brooklyn Nets.

Jay Z Wife and Relationship

Moving toward his personal life, Jay-Z dated an American personality, Carmen Bryan in 1996. Later, he has dated Lil”s, Kim. Between 1998 and 2000, the two rappers were romantically linked to each other. Jay-Z had a brief relationship with singer Aaliyah in 1999. He died two years later, after that. He had a fling with actress Rosario Dawson in 2000.

Jay-Z met a Trinidadian and Thagonagon glamor model during a Big Pimpin video session in 2000.

Jay Z and Wife Beyonce
Jay Z and Wife Beyonce


They dated for a year between 2000 and 2001. He is assumed to be the father of Shenelle’s child, Isa Jael. He again had an affair with Blu Cantrell on 2001. American singer Beyonce married after, many years of dating with Jay-Z.

Jay Z wife
Jay Z and wife Beyonce

They first met each other when they were on a tour in 2002 and soon they started dating. The duo, then engaged in May 2005 and married on April 4, 2008, secretly in New York City. Beyonce gave birth to 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.

Jay Z’s early life, childhood, and education

He was born on December 4th 1969 in Brooklyn, New York, S.A. When he was only 11, his father Adnis Reeves left the family and was brought up independently by his mother Gloria Carter. He has three siblings, brother Eric, and his sisters Andrea and Michelle Carter.

His interest in music-making 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 High School and Technical Education, Eli Whitney High School, and Trenton Central High School. During his early life, he began freestyling, scripting the words and tail of the music by many popular artists of the age.

Jay Z’s  Early Life and Beginnings.

He released his debut album, ‘Reasonable Doubt’ in 1996. He was ranked 248 on Rolling Stones 500 Greatest Albums of All Time. Eventually, it would go on to sell more than 60 million studio albums worldwide.

Jay Z Album – Blueprint

With continued success, Jay-Z’s net worth is expected to reach $ 1 billion or more within its lifetime In 1998, it made much more progress with the collection, ‘Vol.2… Hard Knock Life’. In 1999, he released, ‘Vol.3… The Life and Times of S. Carter’, which was, and therefore was, an effective record.

Jay Z’s Career

Between 2001 and 2005, he sold a large number of duplicates of his best-known records including ‘The Blueprint’, ‘The Blueprint2: The Gift and the Curse’ and ‘The Black Album’. ‘The Blueprint’, released in 2001, is one of his best collections and components the popular singles, ‘Jigga That Nigga’, ‘Young Girls, Girls, Girls’ and ‘Tune Cry’. In 2002, Jay-Z worked with Beyonce in the tune, “03-Bonnie and Clyde,” and also hit singles, “Mad in Love,” and “That’s How You Like It.” ”He appeared in a few Beyonce performances.


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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.

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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. Jay-Z is an American rapper, songwriter, and businessman who has a net worth of $900 million.


Jay Z’s awards and achievements


In 1998, he won the Billboard Music Award for ‘R&B Albums Artist of the Year’. Through his melodic vocation, Jay-Z has won 51 Grammy Award selections and won 17 Grammy awards between 1999 and 2013. He won six BET Awards from 2001 to 2012.

Jay Z at the American Music Awards
Jay Z at the American Music Awards

He won American Music Awards for ‘The Blueprint 3’ for the class ‘Most Popular Rap / Hip Hop Album’, in 2009. In 2009, Jay-Z and Beyoncé were ranked as Hollywood’s best acquisition couple by Time Magazine.In 2010, they won the Nickelodeon Kids Choice Awards for ‘Most Popular Male Singer’ .

Jay Z rumors and controversies

Jay-Z is said to have been obsessed with Kim Kardashian West in 2007, Amil, Chrissy Lampkin and Ananda Lewis. He is said to cheat on Beyonce in the middle; mention she had made in her album Lemonade. There is a debate going on between Jay Z and Kanye West about loan, finance, and other personal issues. Jay Z is said to have given Kanye West a $ 20 million loan and wants to restore it.

Besides, Beyonce and Kim do not like each other and are not comfortable in each other’s company. In his latest album 4:44, he has slammed Kanye West and also  apologise to his wife for cheating on her.

Body Measurement and Height

It has a perfect standing height of 6 ft 1 inch in height and has a total weight of 86 kg. It has a dark brown eye color with black hair color.


While Beyoncé is second on Instagram with 44.4 million followers, her husband Jay Z doesn’t even have an account on the photo sharing network. That is, until Saturday, when the rapper joined Instagram to post a photo reminiscent of Michael Jackson on what would have been the King of Pop’s 57th birthday


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