Jay Z Net Worth $450 Million
Shawn Corey Carter , popular known as Jay Z was not born with a silver spoon in his mouth. Shawn faced numerous adversities during the early years of his life. Nevertheless, he definitely had what it takes to allow it to be huge in the entertainment industry. Jay Z is an extremely gifted and successful rapper, entrepreneur and record producer. He has sold over 75 million records from his albums and has received the Grammy Awards 17 times! Several his records have earned a place in the list of ‘500 best albums of all time’ by Rolling Stone magazine. Not only Jay Z has successfully established himself as a solo artist, he’s worked with a few of the biggest names in the industry too. The list of artists Jay Z has worked with include Bono, Rihanna, Mariah Carey, the edge among others.
Jay Z and his wife, the extremely popular Beyonce Knowles, are one of the most powerful, successful and rich couples present in the industry now. With a net worth of $ 500 million, he’s one of the most successful entertainers of all times.
Other than being an extremely successful artist, Jay Z has also proved himself as a successful entrepreneur in the world of business. Jay Z started his career as the co founder of Roc-A-Fella records along with Kareem Biggs and Damon Dash. He released his first album titled ‘Reasonable Doubt’ in the year 1996. After this Jay Z never looked back! It is said that if Jay Z ‘s success continues at this rate, his net worth will reach over $1 billion in his lifetime. Jay Z’s concerts have also given mostly to his net worth. His deal with Live Nation is worth $150 million about.
His investments in clothing companies and record companies also bring in a fortune. Apart from this, Jay Z is the part owner of NBA’s New Jersey Nets as well as the co-manager of Budweiser Select. He additionally co owns the 40/40 Clubs present in Chicago, Atlantic City and New York City.
Being one of the most affluent celebrities’ means you can live an extremely lavish life and Jay Z surely understands the way to put his money to great use. ! Jay Z owns an apartment in the Trump World Towers, which can be one one of the most luxury apartment building in the entire world. This flat has around 14 rooms , your own library and a separate quarter for maid(s). Apart from this, Jay Z additionally owns a house in Scarsdale , Westchester Country, Ny. This old styled mansion has a large garden and spreads over more than 15,000 square feet. Beyonce and Jay Z possess a big mansion worth $9, 300,000 roughly, in Indian Creek Island, Florida.
Beyonce gifted her beloved husband a Bombardier Challenger 850 private jet on the occasion of dad’s day. Jay Z ‘s car collection is a evidence this star understands the best way to live a grand life. He owns a customized Maybach Exelero (worth $8 million), a Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport , a Pagani Zonda, a rolls Royce Phantom, A Ferrari F430 Spider and a Porsche 911 Carrera Cabriolet.
Jay Z is married to R&B vocalist, Beyonce. The couple kept a low profile while dating and eventually got married in the year 2008. In the year 2009, the couple was ranked as Hollywood’s top earning couple by the Forbes magazine. Their daughter, Blue Ivy Carter was born on 7th January, 2012.
It is not all about living a grand life for Jay Z. He misses no chance to do something rewarding and give something back to the world. He did his bit in combating against among the greatest problems in the current time, ‘ the global water deficit’. He met Kofi Annan , the UN secretary and assured to raise awareness about the issue through his upcoming world tour. A documentary, titled ‘Jay Z: water for life’ was created and aired in the year 2006. After Hurricane Katrina, Jay Z along with Sean Combs, promised to donate $1 million to American Red Cross’ relief effort. Jay Z (along with his mother) founded the ‘Shawn Carter Scholarship Foundation’ which aims at helping those who are willing to carry on with higher education but lack the resources to do so.
Famous quote : ” I’m hungry for knowledge. The entire thing is to learn regular and get brighter and brighter. That’s precisely what this world is about. Martin Luther King glowed. Muhammad Ali glows. I believe that’s from being bright on a regular basis and striving to be brighter”.