Shawn Corey Carter, popularly known as Jay-Z is an American who is a famous media proprietor, businessman, record executive, songwriter, and rapper by profession. He is a well-known artist and former CEO of Def Jam Recordings.
He is in the industry since 1988 and has grown very famous in the past few years. Jay-Z is one of the most successful musicians in the world, having sold over 50 million albums and 75 million singles worldwide. He has won 23 Grammy Awards, the highest by any rapper.
Born on 04 December 1969, Jay-Z’s age is 52 years as of August 2021. He was born and brought up in a middle-class Christian family from Brooklyn, New York City, the United States. He is an American by nationality and belongs to the Christianity religion.
He completed his early education at Trenton Central High School in New York City, the United States.
He later also enrolled himself at the K605 Westinghouse Career and Technical Education High School, and Eli Whitney High School in New York City, United States. He never enrolled himself at any of the colleges. From the very beginning of his childhood, he was very much interested in co-curricular activities rather than in studying.
Family, Girlfriend & Relationships
Jay-Z’s father’s name is Mr. Adnis Reeves who is a businessperson and a hip hop artist by profession and her mother’s name is Mrs. Gloria Carter, who is a teacher by profession.
He also has three siblings. He has a brother named Eric Carter and his sisters names are Michelle Carter and Andrea Carter.
Jay-Z’s marital status is married. In the year 2008, he married Beyonce, a famous singer, songwriter, and actress. The couple together has three children named Sir Carter, Rumi Carter, and Blue Ivy Carter.