Birth Name: Shawn Corey Carter
Birth Date: December 4, 1969
Birth Place: Bedford Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, New York, U.S
Occupation: Rapper, entrepreneur, partial owner of the New Jersey Nets
Jay-Z is one of most financially successful hip hop artists & entrepreneurs in America having net worth of over $150 million. He received 10 Grammy Awards for his musical work and various nominations. He is creator of clothing line Rocawear. Carter married American R&B superstar Beyonce Knowles. He is involved in philanthropic activities. By Billboard Magazine, he was ranked #10th best overall artist of the 2000–2009 decade. And Rank 5th top solo male artist and 4th top rapper behind Eminem, Nelly and 50 Cent.