Shawn Corey Carter was revealed as the first billionaire rapper by Forbes magazine. Aged 50 since Wednesday, December 4, 2019, Jay Z represents a company to himself with his colossal fortune.
According to the Forbes report, the rapper became the first hip-hop artist to hold a billion dollars through his business. Especially in areas such as alcohol, art, real estate but also companies like Uber.
Beyoncé’s husband also owns the Tidal music service. Launched in 2015 with a number of celebrities like Beyoncé, Kanye West and Calvin Harris who have invested. All estimated at 100 million dollars! Not to mention Roc Nation, which Jay-Z created more than ten years ago with Live Nation. The label has many talents such as Rihanna and J. Cole, and would be worth $ 75 million. Add to that the sounds of JAY-Z and what they generate!
In addition, Forbes estimates that Jay Z has a $ 70 million art collection. He would also have many real estate. Because he and Beyoncé bought a $ 26 million mansion and a $ 88 million estate in Los Angeles. But also a good in the neighborhood of Tribeca in New York, for the sum of $ 6.85 million.
Born in 1969, Mr. Carter grew up in a Brooklyn, New York neighborhood, and started raping when he was 27 years old.
Shawn Corey owes most of his rap fortune, as over the years he has expanded his hunting ground by becoming an entrepreneur.
The richest rapper started illegally selling drugs in his youth. At the release of his first album “Reasonable Doubt, the activities of the husband of Béyoncé took a radical turn and he created a label called Roc-A-Fela Records. In 2008, the 50-year-old created Roc Nation, a sports agency that will partner with event giant Live Nation.