Jay Z Net Worth

Net Worth: $550 Million

  • Source of Wealth Music, Fashion, Sports
  • Birth Place Brooklyn, New York
  • Height 6' 2" (1.87 m)
  • Marital Status Married (BeyoncĂ© Knowles)
  • Full Name Shawn Corey Carter
  • Nationality United States
  • Date of Birth December 4, 1969
  • Ethnicity African-American
  • Weight 194 lbs ( 87.9 kg)
  • Occupation Rapper, Record producer, Entrepreneur, Actor, Sports Manager
  • Children 1 (Blue Ivy Carter)
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About Jay Z

American rapper, businessman and occasional actor, Shawn “Jay-Z” Carter, has an estimated net worth of $550 million. Embodying the rags-to-riches rap dream, Jay-Z pulled himself up by his bootstraps as a youth to eventually become the reigning rapper of New York City and, in turn, a major-label executive following his short-lived retirement from music-making.

Jay-Z sold Rocawear clothing label for $204 million in 2007, signed 10-year $150 million Live Nation deal in 2008 and holds stakes in New Jersey Nets, 40/40 Club chain, and ad firm Translation. Jay-Z’s memoir Decoded hit bookstores in November 2010; business-focused biography Empire State of Mind by Forbes’ Zack O’Malley Greenburg followed in March. He married American R&B superstar BeyoncĂ© Knowles on April 4, 2008 and on January 7, 2012, she gave birth to their daughter, named Blue Ivy Carter, at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York. He has sold approximately 50 million albums worldwide, while receiving thirteen Grammy Awards for his musical work, and numerous additional nominations. Born Shawn Corey Carter on December 4, 1969 in Brooklyn, New York City, USA.

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The below financial data is gathered and compiled by TheRichest analysts team to give you a better understanding of Jay Z's net worth by breaking down the most relevant financial events such as yearly salaries, contracts, earn outs, endorsements, stock ownership and much more.

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Earnings 2014$60 Million
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Sale of Asset Sep. 2013

Earning from Selling Shares of Brooklyn Nets and Barclays Center

Contract Jul. 2013

Earning for Samsung Exclusivity on first 1 Million Downloads of "Magna Carta Holy Grail" to Galaxy Users

Record Sales 2013

Earning from the album "Magna Carta Holy Grail" (Excluding the Samsung Exclusive Deal)

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