Jay Z is an American rapper, businessman, and investor. He is marvelous.
Jay Z was born on the 4th of December 1969 in Brooklyn, New York, United States. The names of his parents are Adness Reeves and Gloria Carter. The father abandoned him and his siblings; the mother was solely responsible for their upbringing thereafter. Father and son reconciled in 2003 and Jay Z completely forgave his father; the father died shortly after.
He is married to Beyoncé Knowles and they have a daughter after some miscarriages. He is tall with a strong athletic build.
His estimated net worth is a mind blowing figure of $610 million dollars.
As a musician, he is great. His greatness has been taken to higher grounds curtsy of his marriage to an equally great musician. He and Beyoncé have won several awards. Some of his albums are: Reasonable Doubt; The Blueprint2: The Gift & The Curse; Magna Carta Holy Grail; Made in America. He has a keen eye for business; Jay Z has investments in clothing lines, beverages, real estate, sport teams, and record labels.
He has been nominated for awards a whopping 201 times. He has won 25 Grammy awards and 75 awards in other categories. He is a grandmaster when it comes to the issue of awards. Altogether he has received 100 awards in total.
- Occupation: rapper, businessman, and investor.
- Age: 47
- Date of Birth: December 4, 1969
- Place of Birth: Brooklyn, New York, United States
- Gender: Male
- Eye Color: Dark Brown
- Hair Color: Black
- in ft: 6’ 2”
- in kg: 83
- Parents: Adness Reeves and Gloria Carter
- Girl friend /Spouse: Beyoncé Knowles
- Ethnicity: Black American
- Nationality: American