Jay Z Net Worth 2020 - Know all about yearly earnings, investments & Net worth

Shawn Corey Carter, famously known as Jay Z, is a rapper, songwriter, businessman, record producer and an investor. Jay Z has an estimated net worth of $1.3 Billion and tied for No. 1990 in the annual worldwide billionaires’ list. Read more information about Jay Z's net worth, year-wise revenue in this article.

by Roselet Sheena Merli

Updated Jul 08, 2020

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Jay Z Net Worth 2020 - Know all about yearly earnings, investments & Net worth

Jay Z Net worth

Jay Z has had an extensive amount of success in various industries. Jay Z net worth sums up to a total of $1.3 billion, which easily makes him one of the handful entertainers that became the first hip-hop artist and a musician. Jay Z’s real estate is expensive and a growing kingdom ( in Los Angeles, the Hamptons, Tribeca), and major stakes in Uber. Jay Z takes up a stake in Uber which is worth $70 Million which was a huge investment. In between 2018- 2019 his total net worth was $ 81 Million.   

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Jay Z and his wife Beyonce Knowles together have a combined net worth of $1.4 billion. They first cracked the combined billion-dollar fortune mark dated back in July 2014. In 2008 they purchased a 7-bedroom luxurious mansion on the ultra-exclusive Indian Creek Island in Miami for $8 million. In 2017 Beyonce sold her long-time NYC condo for $9.95 million. She bought the condo in 2005 for $5 million. They sold this home in 2010 for $9.3 million. 

Jay Z first became a billionaire in June 2019 thanks to a vast business empire that includes record sales, touring, merchandise, endorsements. He has made investments through Marcy Venture Partners which is named after the housing project where Jay Z grew up. Marcy Ventures raised $85 million in investment capital in 2019. His art collection is worth $70 million. Jay's investment in Armand de Brignac is worth $310 million and cognac, a joint venture with Bacardi the giant beverage moves almost 200,000 cases that are grown 80% annually about $100 Million.

The wide-ranging entertainment company started over a decade ago as part of a joint venture with concert giant Live Nation with $75 Million Roc Nation represents some of the top stars in entertainment throughout its sports agency. Earlier, at the beginning of his period in 2004, as Def Jam’s chief, he had negotiated the eventual revenue return of his master recordings from the earlier mentioned label which eventually helped to launch his career in a separate deal with EMI, he took back his publishing rights, which was worth $75 Million. In his famous song’ Picasso Baby’ Jay Z boasted about a ‘Basquiat’ in the kitchen corner. For over a decade, there has been scooping up of masterpieces purchased in 2013 which was worth $4.5 Million.

Family Investments

Jay Z has also helped millions of fans to educate themselves too. He has at least $220 million worth of cash and other liquid investments. His investment in D'Usse is worth $100 million. In 2017, after the arrival of their twins, Jay-Z and Beyoncé bought two homes to duel an East Hampton mansion worth $26 Million and a Bel Air estate worth $88 Million. In 2012, the couple reportedly rented a $400,000 per month in the Hamptons equipped with a movie theatre bowling alley, walk-in fridge, eight-car garage, and a 60-foot heated pool with an underwater stereo system. 
In New Orleans, Jay Z stays in a $2.4 million former Presbyterian Church which features three master bedrooms. For daughter Blue Ivy's first birthday, they reportedly gave. Jay Z owns a Tribeca penthouse, bought in 2004 worth $6.85 Million. Once in a while, he brings his family on vacation on a Bahamas island worth $3.6 Million and yachts worth $61.4 Million and a $26 million house in Hamptons, and a house in Los Angeles worth $88 Million.

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Who is Jay Z?

Shawn Corey Carter was born on April 12th, 1969 in Marcy Projects, Brooklyn. Jay-Z started his musical career in the late ‘80s, with a very brief appearance on some of Jay Z's early recordings. Jay Z took on rapper LL Cool J in a number of rap battles in the early '90s. But he didn’t receive a wide audience until 1994 when he was featured on the Big Daddy Kane album, Daddy's Home which made him quite popular. Jay Z is popularly known as a rapper. Music was always an obsession for him. Jay Z released 14 No. 1 albums and won 21 Grammy Awards. He had several business ventures which also had a successful apparel line he sold in 2007, an entertainment company Roc Nation and sports management agency Roc Nation Sports.

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Jay Z yearly earnings

Jay Z has a net worth of a total of $1.3 billion now. These are Jay Z earnings year wise given below:

2007 - $34,000,000
2008 - $82,000,000
2009 - $35,000,000
2010 - $63,000,000
2011 - $37,000,000
2012 - $38,000,000
2013 - $43,000,000
2014 - $60,000,000
2015 - $56,000,000
2016 - $54,000,000

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Jay Z Net worth - FAQ

1. What is Jay Z's total net worth?

Jay Z has an estimated net worth of $1.3 Billion and tied for No. 1990 in the annual worldwide billionaire's list.

2. What business does Jay Z own?

Jay Z owns a successful apparel store which he sold in 2007. The entertainment company Roc Nation and sports management agency Roc Nation Sports. He owns several other businesses also.

3. How much did Jay Z invest in Uber?

A stake with Uber is worth $70 Million, which was initially purchased for $2 Million. Jay Z has a total sum of $220 Million in cash and investments. 

4. Who is richer? Jay Z or Beyonce?

Jay Z's net worth alone is worth $1.3 Billion and his wife Beyonce has an estimated net worth of $355 Million. Jay Z was the first hip hop artist billionaire. 

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