Jay-Z, born Shawn Corey Carter on Dec. 4, 1969, is an American rapper, music producer, entrepreneur, and investor. With total assets worth $1 billion, as indicated by Forbes Magazine, Jay-Z is the rap artist to become a billionaire.
As indicated by the Billboard 200, currently Jay-Z has 14 No.1 albums and has amassed 21 Grammy awards. His undertakings incorporate a fruitful clothing line he sold in 2007, music label Roc Nation and sports agency Roc Nation Sports. He possesses or has possessed stakes in various different organizations. These incorporate dance clubs and champagne brand Armand de Brignac, nicknamed "Ace of Spades," and music-streaming platform, Tidal.
Jay-Z has likewise endorsed a wide exhibit of items, that include Microsoft's Bing, Reebok shoes, Hewlett-Packard PCs, and Budweiser lager.
7 years after he began the Roc-A-Fella Records label, Jay-Z released 7 albums that were able to sell over 15 million copies. By 2010, he had amassed a net worth of more than $50 million.
With his accomplishment in the music world solidified, Jay-Z started to expand. In 1999, he began Rocawear with Roc-A-Fella Records with Damon Dash as a co-founder.
The clothing line included shoes, extras and easygoing wear for men, ladies, and youngsters.
With Jay-Z’s name connected, it was a major success, supposedly taking in revenues of more than $100 million in 2001 and $300 million in 2002.