JAY-Z Becomes First Hip-Hop Billionaire


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JAY-Z continues to make history and break new ground by becoming Hip Hop’s first billionaire!

According to Forbes, the Brooklyn-rapper-turned-Hip-Hop-mogul has “accumulated a fortune that conservatively totals $1 billion, making him one of only a handful of entertainers to become a billionaire—and the first hip-hop artist to do so.”

Here’s a breakdown of Mr. Carter’s fortune:

  • $310 million stake in Armand de Brignac (Ace of Spades champagne)
  • $220 million in cash and investments
  • $70 million stake in Uber,
  • $100 million for Tidal streaming service,
  • $100 million stake in D’Ussé cognac,
  • $75 million music catalog,
  • $75 million value of Roc Nation
  • $50 million in real estate
  • $70 million art collection

What’s better than one billionaire? Two.

Congrats to JAY-Z.



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