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Jay Z Height, Weight, Age & Wife

NBHailed as one of the “Greatest MC of all time”, Jay-Z has released several hits throughout his career including Vol. 2…Hard Knock Life, Vol. 3…Life and Times of S. Carter, The Dynasty: Roc La Familia, and The Blueprint, all of which have gone multi-platinum in the U.S. His latest album, 4:44, was released in June 2017. Interested in learning more about the rapper? We’ve got more facts on him below.

Jay Z Personal Facts – 2018 Update

Real Name

Shawn Corey Carter

Nick Name

Jay Z

Occupation and Job

Rapper, Record Producer, Businessman, Actor

Famous For

Jay Z initially rose to fame with the release of his debut album, Reasonable Doubt in 1996. Since then, he has issued several additional projects, many of which have received multi-platinum accreditation from the RIAA.

Age – How Old is He?

He is currently 48 years old

Birthday/Date of Birth

His birthday is on December 4, 1969

Place of Birth/Hometown

Jay Z was born in Brooklyn, New York. Growing up, he was raised in the housing projects of Marcy Houses in the Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood.




He is African American

Jay Z Height, Weight & Body Facts

How Tall – Height in Feet

He is 6’1 tall

How Tall – Height in Meters

He is 1.81 meters tall

Weight in Pounds

He currently weighs 190 pounds

Weight in Kilograms

He currently weighs 86kg

Body Measurements

At this time, Jay Z’s body measurements are unavailable

Waist Size


Foot/Shoe Size

He wears a size 10 (US) shoe

Eye Color


Hair Color


Personal Life

Is Jay Z Currently in a Relationship?

Jay Z has been married to Beyonce since 2008. Prior to that, the couple had kept a low profile while dating.

Jay Z’s Girlfriends

In the past, he has been romantically involved with Aaliyah, Shenelle Scott, Blu Cantrell, Tionne Watkins, and Carmen Bryan, among a few others.


Gloria Carter


Adnis Reeves


He has two sisters named Michelle and Andrea Carter.


He has a brother named Eric Carter.


He has three children with his wife, two daughters named Rumi and Blue Ivy, and a son named Sir Carter.

High School

As a teen, he went to George Westinghouse Career and Technical Education High School.


As far as we know, he has not gone to college.


At this time, we do not have any information on Jay Z’s salary.

Net Worth

As of 2017, Jay Z has an estimated net worth of $810 million.



Random Facts


His hobbies include reading, writing music, and listening to music

Favorite Food

Some of his favorites include cereal and pasta

Favorite Actor


Favorite Book

The Celestine Prophecy by Jame Redfield, The Seat of the Soul by Gary Zukhav

Favorite Movie

His favorites include True Romance and Godfather 2

Favorite TV Show


Favorite Color


Favorite Music Artists

Some of his favorite rappers include Eminem and Kool G Rap

Favorite Sports

Football and Basketball


Born on December 4, he is a Sagitarrius

Phone Number

This information is currently unknown


This information is currently unknown

Jay Z’s Social Media Accounts & Usernames

Jay Z’s Facebook Account

Jay Z’s Twitter Username

Jay Z’s Instagram Username

Jay Z’s Youtube Channel

Jay Z’s Snapchat Username 

As far as we know, Jay Z is not active on Snapchat

Other Interesting Facts:

  • He allegedly shot his older brother at the age of twelve for taking his jewelry
  • His interest in music was sparked after his mother gifted him a boom box for his birthday
  • With his mother, he founded The Shawn Carter Foundation in 2003, which aims to assist students with socio-economic hardships in college
  • He has appeared in a few films including State Property, Paper Soldiers, Fade to Black, Annie, and Made in America
  • In 2010, he released his book, Decoded, half of which is a memoir of his life
  • Since his debut, he has headlined half a dozen concert tours, the most recent having been the 4:44 Tour in 2017
  • He has cited the works of Donny Hathaway and Marvin Gaye as being some of his earliest exposure to music
  • In 2011, he launched his own lifestyle website called Life + Times, which covers a variety of topics from technology to music
  • In 2008, he became the first hip-hop artist to headline the Glastonbury Festival held in Britain
  • According to interviews, he sold crack cocaine for a period during his teens, which led him to be shot three times
  • Just hours before the 9/11 attack on September 11, 2001, he released his sixth album, The Blueprint
  • In 2003, he held a “retirement party” in New York City, in which all the proceeds went to charity
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