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Jay Z
Photo Credit: kwume11
Age: 48
Nationality: American
Claim to Fame: 'Can I Get A...' Single

Shawn Corey Carter (born December 4, 1969), known by his stage name Jay Z (formerly Jay-Z), is an American rapper, entrepreneur and investor. He is one of the most financially successful hip hop artists in America. In 2014, Forbes estimated Jay Z's net worth at nearly $520 million. He is one of the world's best-selling artists of all time, having sold more than 100 million records, while receiving 21 Grammy Awards for his musical work, and numerous additional nominations. Consistently ranked as one of the greatest rappers ever, he was ranked number one by MTV in their list of The Greatest MCs of All-Time in 2006. Three of his albums, Reasonable Doubt (1996), The Blueprint (2001), and The Black Album (2003), are considered landmarks in the genre with all of them featured in Rolling Stones list of the 500 greatest albums of all time. Wikipedia


From this profile you will find 326 photos, 8 photo albums, 21 quotes, 22 trivia items, 46 magazines, 15 styles, 192 lists, 259 albums, 2,072 songs, 56 awards, 2 pictorials, 422 film credits, 4,660 news stories, 22 relationships, and key facts about Jay Z!

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Jay Z is a member of the following lists: Jay-Z, Living people, Grammy Award winners, American music industry executives, African-American rappers, Brit Award winners, American philanthropists, 1969 births, African-American record producers and African American sports executives.

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422 Credits »
2016 Beyoncé: Lemonade -
2014 Bang Bang -
2013 Justin Timberlake Ft. Jay-Z: Suit & Tie Jay-Z
2012 Sandra Lee's Taverns, Lounges & Clubs -
2006 Robins Vinjettmusik 'Crazy in Love', Vinjettsång 'Crazy in Love', Vinjettmusik 'Crazy in Love
2002 State Property Untouchable J
2014 Annie -
2014 Top Five -
2014 The Offseason: Kevin Durant -
2013 The Great Gatsby -
2013 Made in America -


2,072 Songs »
1 99 Problems 2003
2 Big Pimpin' 1999
3 Dirt Off Your Shoulder 2003
4 Song Cry 2001
5 Holy Grail
6 U Don't Know 2001
7 Encore 2003
8 Change Clothes 1905
9 Empire State Of Mind 2009
10 Show Me What You Got 2006
* Approximate (assumes song was released same year as the album it was first released on)



I have inherited two of the most important brands in hip-hop, Def Jam and Roc-A-Fella. Reid and Universal Music Group have given me the opportunity to manage the companies I have contributed to my whole career. I feel this is a giant step for me and the entire artist community.


56 Awards »
Nominated for 56 Awards | Won 18

In The News

4,660 Stories »


192 Lists »
Jay Z appears in the following lists:

Dating History

22 Relationships »
Jay Z is married to Beyoncé Knowles.
Beyoncé Knowles
  • Commenced Dating: 4 June 2002
  • Date Engaged: 4 December 2007
  • Date Married: 4 April 2008
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Happy Birthday to Jay Z! Shawn turns 48 today.
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