Jay Z’s Biography: net worth, wife, family

Jay Z's Biography: net worth, wife, family

Jay Z’s Biography: net worth, wife, family

One of America’s greatest rappers of all time, Jay Z, was in the news a few days ago after he joined popular photo-sharing platform Instagram for the first time.

Jay Z, who in the past had no presence on Instagram, registered on the platform on Wednesday 3rd of November 2021 and immediately got a verification badge on the platform, which show how highly he is rated.

Facebook and Instagram owner, Mark Zuckerberg also sent a message welcoming the rap artiste and entertainment mogul to the platform.

However, barely some hours after registering on the platform, Jay Z took down his Instagram account and has left many wondering why.

It seems Jay Z only joined the platform for the short period to promote his movie #TheHarderTheyFall.

Within the few hours Jay Z was on Instagram, he was able to amass over 2 million followers with just one post.

To know more about Jay Z, continue reading this article.

Profile Summary

NameShawn Corey Carter
NicknameJay Z, Jazzy, Iceberg Slim
Date of Birth4th December 1969
Age51 years old in 2021
Net Worth$700 millon
SpouseBeyonce (m. 2008)
Birth PlaceBrooklyn, New York City, USA
CareerProfessional rapper, songwriter, businessman, investor, and philanthropist
KidsBlue Ivy Carter, Rumi Carter, Sir Carter

Jay Z’s biography

His full name is Shawn Corey Carter and he was born on the 4th of December 1969 to Gloria Carter and Adness Reeves in New York, the US.

Jay Z grew in an area where drug abuse was prevalent in New York. The rap artist was raised by his mother alongside three siblings, a brother and two sisters named Eric Carter, Andrea and Michelle Carter.

The American rap star met his father when he was 33years old and forgave him. Jay Z is an American by birth and will celebrate his 51st birthday in December 2021.


Jay Z was a student at Eli Whitney High School in Brooklyn, New York, United States, but he dropped out of high school to pursue a career in Music; therefore, there is no record of him going to college.


Jay Z in 1989 appeared on Yo! MTV Raps for the first time and began to gain attention, he was able to release his first debut through his company named Roc-A-Fella that he founded with a close friend in 1996. It was during this period he released his debut song titled “Reasonable Doubt”, which sold millions of copies in the United States, and it also brought Jay Z to the spotlight, and he has been there since then.

The American rapper has numerous awards as proof of his achievement, and some of his notable awards include the Grammy Award with 22 to his name, He has also won the rock and roll hall of fame and museum award in 2021.

Aside from rapping, Jay Z is an American entertainment y mogul, business man and investor.

Person life

Jay Z is married to popular singer Beyonce, the two exchanged marital vows in 2008, and their union is blessed with three children named Blue Ivy Carter, Rumi Carter, Sir Carter.

Shawn Corey Carter and his wife Beyonce have a close relationship with former American president Barack Obama and his family; they are also among the list of the most powerful couples in the US.

Net worth

Jay Z is reportedly worth $700 million.

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