Jay Z Bio, Net worth, Height, Weight, Girlfriend, Affair, Married, Ethnicity, Nationality, Fact & Career

Jay Z
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Quick Facts of Jay Z :

Full Name Shawn Corey Carter
Date of birth  December 4, 1969
Age 47
Nickname S-dot, Young Hov, Jazzy (or Jay-Z), Hova, Jigga, J-Hova, Jiggaman, Iceberg Slim, Lucky Lefty, Joe Camel, Hov
Marital StatusMarried
Birthplace Brooklyn, New York, United States
Ethnicity Black
Religion Christian
Profession Rapper, songwriter, businessman,  investor
Active Year1986–present
Eye colourDark Brown
Hair colour Black
Nationality American
Father Adness Reeves
Mother Gloria Carter
Siblings Eric Carter (Older Brother), Michelle Carter (Sister), Andrea Carter (Sister)
Spouse Beyoncé Knowles (m. 2008)
Height6feet 1½ inches
Weight86 Kg
Education  Eli Whitney High School, George Westinghouse Career and Technical Education High School, Trenton Central High School
Online Presence  @ lifeandtimes.com
Net Worth $ 610 million

Short Description of Jay Z :

Shawn Corey Carter, known professionally as Jay-Z, is an American rapper, businessman, and investor.He is one of the best-selling musicians of all time.He is music king.He sold more than 100 million records.His various collections such as The Blueprint 3 (2009), Vol. 3… Life and Times of S. Carter (1999), In My Lifetime, Vol. 1 (1997) and others are highly heard by the audience.Jay-Z recorded his debut album Reasonable Doubt on June 25, 1996, in the USA via Roc-A-Fella records which gone through the certification of Platinum in America.He is the belonging of American nationality with ethnicity black.His birth sign is Sagittarius.He is now 47 years old.He is the son of Adnes Reeves and Gloria Carter.He is An Atheist.

Early Life and Education:

When it comes to his early life, the lion of music rap was born on December 4, 1969, in Brooklyn, New York, United States. His father died in 2003 due to liver cancer. He and his three siblings Eric Carter (Older Brother), Michelle Carter (Sister), Andrea Carter (Sister) was raised by his mother. Shawn Corey Carter joined Eli Whitney High School in Brooklyn. Next, he visited George Westinghouse Career and Technical Education High School in Downtown Brooklyn. Finally, Corey entered into Trenton Central High School in Trenton, New Jersey. But, he did not certify from that school. It can be observable of sparking his interest in music.


Jay-Z raised up in Brooklyn’s drug-infested Marcy Projects. He related rap as an outlet, arriving for the first time on Yo! MTV Raps in 1989. Jay-Z created his own clothing line and founded an entertainment company after marketing millions of records with his Roc-a-Fella label. He gained the Billboard Music Award for the category ‘R&B Albums Artist of the Year’ in 1998. In his musical career, Jay-Z has got 51 Grammy Award nominations and has won 21 Grammy awards from 1999 to 2016.

Personal Life:

Moving into his personal life, he married Destiny’s Child singer Beyonce Knowles in April 2008 after falling in love for six years. Before he wed her, he co-operated with her on a number of singles and albums including, ’03 Bonnie & Clyde’, ‘Crazy in Love’, ‘Deja vu’ and ‘That’s How You Like It’.Before Beyonce, Jay-Z dated number of girls. The couple has a daughter, Blue Ivy Carter, who was born in 2012. He has been involved in a number of philanthropic activities. His sexual orientation is straight.


Talking about his physical appearance, he is blessed with good body structure.He is the multi-talented personality with the broad nose.He has got 6 ft 1½ inches with weight 86 kg.His body type is average.He has black hair and dark brown eyes.His brand endorsements include American Red Cross, Budweiser Select, Reebok (2005), Hewlett-Packard (2006), Ace of Spades, etc.

Net Worth:

His official website is @ lifeandtimes.com. He is active on facebook and Twitter.He has the good net worth of $610 million.