Shawn Corey Carter who is popularly known as Jay Z is an American rapper, record producer, and businessman. He is considered one of hip-hop’s greatest and most influential performers ever.
He served as the CEO of Def Jam Recordings and was crucial to the artistic and financial success of musicians including J. Cole, Rihanna, and Kanye West.
Jay-Z started his career as a musician in the late 1980s. In 1995, he co-founded the record company Roc-A-Fella Records, and in 1996, he released his first studio album, Reasonable Doubt.
Who Is Richer Beyonce or Jay-Z? Their Net Worth
In Time magazine’s 2006 list of the 100 most influential individuals, Beyoncé and Jay-Z were ranked as the most influential pair.
With a combined income of $162 million, Forbes listed them as Hollywood’s highest-earning couple in January 2009. The following year, they topped the list with a combined $122 million earned between June 2008 and June 2009.
However, Jay-Z is reported to have a higher net worth than that of her partner. The Roc Nation founder is said to have a net worth of $1.3 billion, more than twice as much as his partner Beyonce who is said to be worth $500 million.