Jay-Z net worth: How the richest rapper makes and spends his billion


Rapper and singer, Jay-Z is the richest person in hip-hop, boasting a net worth of $2.5 billion.

His wealth far exceeds that of P Diddy, the second-richest in hip-hop, who has around $1 billion.

Jay-Z founded Roc-A-Fella Records in 1995 due to difficulty securing a major label recording contract.

Jay-Z's debut album, ‘Reasonable Doubt’ in 1996 marked the beginning of his rise to stardom.

Despite no recent tours or albums, Jay-Z's Armand de Brignac champagne and D’USSÉ cognac rake in millions.

Armand de Brignac is valued at $310 million, while D’USSÉ is valued at $100 million.

Jay-Z's venture firm, Marcy Venture Partners, closed its second fund with $325 million in 2021.

Rocawear, Jay-Z's clothing line launched in 1999, was sold for $204 million in 2007.

Jay-Z entered the streaming music business in 2015 with Tidal, selling it in 2021 for $297 million.

His music catalog is valued at $75 million, art collection at $70 million and real estate at $50 million.

Stay updated on all the latest in entertainment and celebrity news with Beem.