Jay-Z Net Worth 2020, Height, Age, Wiki, Biography, Family & More

Jay-Z Biography/ Wiki | How Much is Jay-Z Worth?

Jay-Z Net Worth

Jay Z Net Worth in 2020 is estimated at $1 Billion. Shawn Corey Carter popularly known as Jay-Z was born on the 4th of December in the year 1969, and today he is regarded as an American rapper, songwriter, producer, businessman and also a record label executive. Jay-Z age is 49 years.

A lot of musical acts exist in the hip hop world, but not all of them started off with plans about being the best at what it is that they do. As a matter of fact, many of them started out as people who just loved what they do and they make it to the limelight of the musical world because they were consistent with what they enjoyed doing, but there are some selected few that always wanted to make it real big in the industry, and they eventually did because they were making some moves that others never dared to make.

Also, in the musical world, there are many musicians but there are not so many people who we can classify as a business mogul, but this does not in any way mean that there are no business moguls in the musical world. One of such people whom one can easily regard as business experts at their musical act while they are also business moguls is the personality of Jay-Z. As a matter of fact, in the assessment of the personality of Jay-Z, it is easy to state that his kind of music is a juxtapose of both music and business and this goes a long way in detailing about how he has come to make it real big in the music industry. He has strong leanings with musical artists from all around the world, and also for his philanthropy tendencies to people that need help the most. Jay-Z height is 1.88 m or 6 feet 2 inches.

However, unlike most musical acts that one simply hears the most, he is the kind of family man to carry his family along in his success story and that is why so many people hear more about his wife and kids, in the proper assessment of his success story. Although controversies also rock his fame like many big shots in the industry, we all know about Jay-Z today because he is always in the media for one big deal or the other.

  • Real Name/ Full name: Shawn Corey Carter
  • Age (as in 2020): 50 years
  • Birth Date/ Birthday : December 4, 1969
  • Nickname: Jiggaman, Hova, Jay, Iceberg Slim, S-dot, Joe Camel, Lucky Lefty, Jazzy, Jigga, J-Hova, Hov, Young Hov, President Carter, King Hov
  • Hometown: New York City, New York, U.S.
  • Nationality : American
  • Father Name: Adnis Reeves
  • Mother Name: Gloria Carter
  • Wife / Spouse: Beyoncé (m. 2008)
  • Zodiac sign/ Sun sign: Sagittarius
  • Body Measurements: chest: 44 inches, Waist: 36 inches, Biceps: 14 inches
  • Height: 188 cm or 6 feet 2 inches or 1.88 m
  • Weight: almost 83 kgs or 183 lbs
  • Hair color: Black
  • Eye Colour: Black
  • First Album: Reasonable Doubt (1996)
  • Net Worth in 2020 (Approx): $1 Billion
  • Social Links: Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Myspace

Family and Early Life of Jay-Z

Jay Z Net Worth
Jay Z Net Worth in 2019: $1 Billion

Jay Z was born in Brooklyn and was birthed by Adnis Reeves and Gloria Carter, although much is not really heard about his father because he abandoned his family when Shawn was just a little boy while leaving him to be raised in Marcy Houses project.

While Shawn might have had it rough as a kid, he had a major reconciliation with his father when his father was at the verge of death in the year 2003, and if this means so much to anyone, it means that he is the kind of man to have a forgiving spirit. In contrast to this perspective to him having a forgiving spirit, in one of Shawn’s rap songs, he was stated to say that he once shot his own blood elder brother for stealing his jewelry, and while he was a kid and in high school, he went to school with some of the big names in the rap industry, even though he did not make it to graduation.

Shawn had a rough life as a kid because he had to sell Crack Cocaine to survive, and in some of his dangerous dealings, he was shot three times while he was transacting with the people that he sold of drugs to. It was all about survival for Shawn who was just a little boy.

When he was younger, he was known to always wake up his brothers at dawn with a drum, and realizing that far beyond his will to just wake up his brother; he also had a major interest in music, his mother bought him a drum set for his birthday and this later served as a major influence on his career as a musical lead act in the American music industry.

His active career as a musical act started in the later part of the ’90s and up till date, he is still serving us with juicy rap songs and major deals that everyone loves him for.

Jay-Z Net Worth in 2020

As of 2020, Jay-Z Net Worth is estimated at more than $1 Billion. The net worth of Jay-Z include his earning from songs, own business, partnerships with various brands and earnings from his social media accounts.

Career and Professional Life of Jay-Z

Jay-Z and Beyonce
Jay-Z and Beyonce

While he was just setting out, there was no major record label who interested in buying his songs and so he was forced to sell most of his Cd’s in his car. On the long stretch of time and in the year 1995, he was able to form a record label known as Roc-A-Fella Records with his friends and this began the big move for his awesome career.

As it stands today, Jay-Z is regarded as one of the most formidable rappers of all times and when it comes to the American musical festival, he is regarded as a major influencer and a lover of popular cultural sounds.

He is known all around the world for his numerous collaborations with musical acts from diverse spheres of the world and this makes him a unique blend of artistry and cultural acceptance.


There are not so many stories like that of Jay-Z in the mainstream hip hop world, but he is a success story that inspires people to think that regardless of wherever they might be from, they can always make it to the top of the ladder of success. From a boy on the streets of America who sold drugs to survive, his persistence and tenacity led him to the top of the ladder of success and he has been able to establish his name across all spheres of the musical world with his diversity and philosophy about life.

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