Jay-Z, born Shawn Corey Carter, is an American rapper, record producer, and entrepreneur.
He has earned his money through his career in the music industry among various investments.
Jay-Z was born in Brooklyn, New York in 1969, with a rough upbringing after his father abandoned the family.
He eventually went on to sell drugs before his rap career took off.
Carter eventually parlayed his success as a performing artists into founding his own record label, a clothing company (Rocawear), the 40/40 Club in New York City, Atlantic City, and Chicago, champagne company Armand de Brignac.
Jay-Z also was a minority owner in the New Jersey Nets professional basketball team and had a hand in moving it to Brooklyn and becoming the Brooklyn Nets. He had to relinquish his position in regards to his starting of his own sports agency, Roc Nation Sports, and conflicts of interest.
Full Name: Shawn Corey Carter
Birthday: December 4, 1969
Career: Rapper, Record Producer, Entrepreneur
Nationality: United States of America