Shawn Corey Carter, known professionally as JAY-Z, is an American rapper and businessman. He is one of the best-selling musicians of all time, having sold more than 100 million records, while receiving 21 Grammy Awards for his music.
Born: Shawn Corey Carter
December: 4, 1969 (age 48), Brooklyn, New York, U.S.
Occupation: Rapper businessman
Years active: 1986–present
Net worth: $810 million (May 2017)
Spouse(s): Beyoncé Knowles (m. 2008)
Genres: Hip hop
Labels: Roc-A-Fella (1995-2009, 2011-2013) Priority (1995-1996) Def Jam (1997-2009) Roc Nation (2008-Present)
Associated acts: Beanie Sigel Beyoncé Frank Ocean Freeway Kanye West J. Cole Jay Electronica Jaz-O Jeezy Just Blaze Justin Timberlake Linkin Park Memphis Bleek No I.D. The Notorious B.I.G. Puff Daddy R. Kelly Rick Ross Rihanna