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.
Jay-Z Height And Weight: How Tall Is Jay-Z And How Much Does He Weigh?
Jay-Z is 85 kilograms in weight and is 6 feet 2 inches tall.
The rapper has won multiple awards including; Grammys, American Music Awards, BET Awards, BET Hip Hop Awards, and Billboard Music Awards among several others.