Jay Z Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 12 Feb, 2019
Facts of Jay Z
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 6 Feet 2 Inch
Name Jay Z
Birth Name Shawn Corey Carter
Father Adnes Reeves
Mother Gloria Carter
Nationality Ameriacn
Birth Place/City Brooklyn, New York City, New York
Ethnicity Black
Profession Rapper
Net Worth $ 600 million
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Black
Weight in KG 83 KG
Married Yes
Married to Beyoncé (m. 2008)
Children Blue Ivy Carter
Education Technical Education High School
Movies Annie
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Jay-Z's original name is Shawn Corey Carter. He was born on December 4, 1969, in Brooklyn, New York, United States of America. He was born from American parents with his entire childhood wish fulfilled. He is a son of Adnis Reeves and Gloria Carter. He is an American citizen and his nationality is American. He is Afro- American according to his ethnicity. His star sign is Sagittarius.

Jay z attended Eli Whitney High School along with future rapper AZ. Later he joined George Westinghouse Career and Technical Education High School. He also attended Trenton Central High School in Trenton, New Jersey, but was unable to graduate.

From his early life, he was very attracted in music. He was also involved in several rap battles with a rapper. In 1996, he recorded first studio album Reasonable Doubt. In 1997, he released In My Lifetime, Vol. 1. His greatest hit albums are The Dynasty: Roc La Familia (2000), The Blueprint2: The Gift & The Curse (2002), American Gangster (2007), Magna Carta Holy Grail (2013).

He has also worked in many Collaboration albums with different celebrities like Kanye West, Linkin Park. He has also been featured in world tour. Jay z had had a world tour in 2009.

Jay Z is married to American superstar R&B singer Beyonce. They married in 2008 in a private arrangement. Many celebrities were also present in his wedding arrangement. They have been married for 11 years. They are also one of the most popular and most powerful couples in the field of music.

Talking about Jay-Z's children, he has three children with his wife. Their daughter named Blue Ivy Carter was born on January 7, 2012, in Lenox Hill Hospital in New York.  The couple gave birth to their twin children; Sir Carter and Rumi Carter in June 2017.

He currently lives with his wife and daughter in the United States of America. According to Jay Z, he has no plans for divorce.

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Jay Z has also been a fan of Basketball. He also had a Basketball team named Brooklyn Nets. He is often seen in promotional events and attending the match of his team. Besides sports and music, he has also shown his presence in political matters. 

Being one of the legend rappers Jay Z has maintained a huge net worth of about $900 million. He has black hair and dark brown eyes. Meanwhile, his wife and famous American singer Beyonce's net worth is estimated to be around $355 million. According to Forbes, Jay Z and Beyonce have a combined $1.225 billion net worth. In September 2017, Jay Z and his wife Bey bought a $26 million estate in East Hampton, New York. The real estate that stands at the 12,000 sq feet has seven bedrooms, seven-and-a-half bathrooms.

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He has a tall height of 6 feet and 2 inches. He has a dashing personality and always maintains his cool looks. He has also maintained his body in great posture.

Jay Z is one of the most searched artists in the world. He has huge fans following on Facebook and Twitter. He has about a four hundred thousand fans on Twitter. His biography is also searched by his fans in Wikipedia. He is also active in Instagram where he regularly posts his photos of him and with his family.

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