Jay-Z known in private life as Shawn Corey Carter is an American rapper, record executive, and entrepreneur. He was born on 4 December 1969 in New York City.
Carter is one of the most influential artists in hip-hop history and has been very instrumental in the commercial success of artists like J.Cole, Kanye West, and Rihanna.
His musical career began in the late 1980s, from which he made the leap to co-found Roc-A-Fella Records in 1995. His maiden studio album titled Reasonable Doubt was released in 1996; the album received rave reviews and made him a force to reckon with in the music business.
Jay-Z has become a successful businessman with interests in a variety of industries from clothing lines, beverages, real estate, sports teams, and record labels. His business acumen has made him one of the wealthiest entertainers in history.
The rapper has won multiple awards including; Grammys, American Music Awards, BET Awards, BET Hip Hop Awards, and Billboard Music Awards among several others.
Jay-Z Family: Wife, Children, Parents, Siblings, Grandparents
Meet Jay-Z’s family; spouse, kids, father, mother, brother, sisters, grandparents, and more.
Jay-Z is married to singer and actress Beyonce Knowles. They got married on 4 April 2008.
The couple lives in a $88 million home in the Bel Air neighborhood of Los Angeles.
Jay-Z has three children; Blue Ivy Carter and twins Rumi and Sir Carter.
Jay-Z was born to Adnis Reeves and Gloria Carter. He was 11 years old when his parents separated.
Jay-Z has three older siblings; Michelle and Andrea his older sisters and Eric his older and only brother.
Jay-Z’s paternal grandparents are Adnis Reeves Sr. who was a pastor and Hattie White.
There is currently no information about his maternal grandparents. We shall bring this to you as soon as we get wind of it.