Jay-Z Bio

Jay-Z Bio

Shawn Corey Carter, popularly known as Jay-Z is an American rapper, songwriter, record executive, businessman, lyricist, music producer, and media proprietor. He is mostly regarded as one of the most influential hip-hop artists in musical history and is also well known for being the CEO of Def Jam Records who introduced and discovered major artists like Rihanna and Rick Ross. He began his career by first releasing records in the late 1980s. His debut set, “Reasonable Doubt”, reached the US number 23 in 1994. Later, his works include In My Lifetime, Vol. 1, 1997, and released Vol. 2, Hard Knock Life, 1998, and released Vol. 3, The Life and Times of Shawn Carter, 1999; established Rocawear clothing company, 1999, released The Dynasty: Roc la Familia, 2000, released The Blueprint, 2001, and The Blueprint 2, The Gift … the Curse, 2002, opened the 40/40 club in New York City, 2003, released The Blueprint 2.1, 2003, released The Black Album, 2003, retired from rap to focus on business ventures, 2004, and released in theaters feature film Fade to Black, 2004.

Jay-Z Bio

Jay-Z         
Bio/Wiki
NameShawn Corey Carter
Other NamesThe Carter Administration, Jigga, Hova, El Presidente, S-dot, Young Hov, Jazzy, J-Hova, Jiggaman, Iceberg Slim, Lucky Lefty, Jay
Popular AsRapper and Singer
ProfessionRapper, singer, songwriter, actress, television personality, record executive, record producer, businessman, media proprietor
DebutReasonable Doubt (1996)
Personal Life
Birthday4th December 1969
Age (as in 2021)52 years old
BirthplaceBrooklyn, New York, United States
Hometown Brooklyn, New York, United States
Zodiac SignSagittarius
NationalityAmerican
ReligionChristianity
Education
SchoolEli Whitney High School in Brooklyn, George Westinghouse Career and Technical Education High School with rappers The Notorious B.I.G. and Busta Rhymes, Trenton Central High School in Trenton, New Jersey
Physical Stats and More
Height5 '10"
Weight70 kg
Eye ColorBlack
Hair ColorBlack
Family and Relationships
ParentsFather: Adnes Reeves
Mother: Gloria Carter
Marital StatusMarried
SpouseBeyonce
Sibling3 Brothers
ChildrenDaughter, Blue Ivy Carter (b. January 7, 2012) and Twins:daughter, Rumi Carter & son, Sir Carter (b. June 13, 2017)
Affairs/BoyfiendsName Not Known
Favorites
HobbiesSinging, Partying, Travelling
Favorite MusicianKool G. Rap 
Favorite FoodNon-veg
Net Worth $162 million