Jay-Z Net Worth - 2023
Shawn Carter was born on December 4, 1969 in Brooklyn, N
ew York, USA.
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He grew up in the Marcy Houses, a housing project in the Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood of Brooklyn.
Gloria, Shawn's mother, raised him and his 3 siblings
after their father abandoned them.
Shawn attended Eli Whitney High School in Brooklyn until it closed.
He then attended the nearby George Westinghouse Career and Technical Education High School with up-and-coming rappers The Notoriou
and Busta Rhymes, followed by a stint at Trenton Central High School in Trenton, New Jersey. He never finished high school.
At first, Jay-Z sold records out of the trunk of his car. He didn't have a
record deal and wasn't signed, so he did everything he could to try to sell his music.
Along with Damon Dash and Kareem Biggs, he founded the record label Roc-A-Fella records.
which ended with the conclusion of a distribution agreement with Priority. This allowed Jay-Z to release his debut album 'Reasonable Doubt' in 1996.
Fast forward to today and Jay-Z holds the record for most number one albums by a solo artist on t
he US Billboard 200 with 14.
Jay-Z’s net worth is estimated to be an incredible $1.6 Billion As of January 2023