jay z net worth Forbes in 2016


Jay Z Net Worth: $650 million

Jay Z net worth: Shawn Corey Carter is an American rapper, entrepreneur and investor, known by his stage name Jay Z who has emerged one of the financially successful hip hop artists in America with his estimated net worth of $650 million.


Jay Z as an entrepreneur and investor has co-ownership of the New York 40/40 Club sports bar as well is co-founder of the clothing line Rocawear. He had the former president of Def Jam Recordings, the founder of Roc Nation and co-founder of Roc-A-Fella Records.

American black renowned rapper is also emerged one of the best-selling artists of all time in this world as well sold up to 100 million records. Jay Z has not only earned unbelievable fame in his whole music career even biggest achievements including 21 Grammy Awards for best musical work and also received frequent additional nominations.

His every song placed prominent place in hearts of millions hence constantly was seen one of the greatest rappers all the time as well as at number one by MTV in their list of The Greatest MCs of All-Time in 2006.

Jay Z rose to fame with his three biggest releases in career such as Reasonable Doubt (1996), The Blueprint (2001), and The Black Album (2003) and these were ranked on Rolling Stone’s list of the 500 greatest albums ever.

Jay Z fell in love with an American R&B singer Beyoncé and after some months of dating, got married each other in 2008, since then both has been also worked together as songs “’03 Bonnie & Clyde”, “Crazy in Love” which came out super hit single an “That’s How You Like It” from her first album Dangerously in Love.

However, Jay Z and Beyoncé both living happy life and welcomed their daughter, named Blue Ivy Carter, at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York on January 7, 2012.