Jay-Z Net Worth 2014 – 2015: $510 Million
Jay-Z is an example for everyone, it doesn’t matter how old you are, if you’re interested in getting into the rap industry, then Shawn Corey Carter is exactly the person that you want to look up to and even try to emulate, because it’s no secret that the best way to be successful in any type of business or industry is by analyzing and transforming the abilities of other people into your own unique powers. Shawn Carter is not only a great rapper and producer, he’s also a class A businessman, without the kind of business skills that he possess he would have never been as rich and famous as he is today.
According to Forbes Jay-Z has an estimated net worth of $500 million dollars, he’s money comes from selling more than 50 million albums worldwide, and from several other successful businesses such as his clothing line Rocawear, he is also one of the owners of the famous 40/40 Club, Roc-A-Fella Records, Roc Nation and many others. Forbes Magazine ranked Shawn Carter #2 in the 2013 Hip-Hop’s Cash Kings list, right after Diddy who currently holds the number one spot.
We know that Forbes data is very accurate when it comes to how rich celebrities are, so we are not going to argue with them about that, however, we do believe that they might have overlooked a couple of things that would have probably added a couple of extra millions to the estimate of his net wealth.
Jay Z has money, he also knows how to make a lot of it, plus he’s married to Beyonce Knowles, a famous singer who has almost as much money as he does. Beyonce and Jay Z have an estimated fortune of $800 million dollars combined, that’s close to a billion, that means that pretty soon they will be the richest couple in the entertainment industry leaving far behind the likes of Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt, Kanye West and Kim Kardashian, and many more.
But, how much is Jay Z really worth? Well, according to several online media outlets and magazines such as Forbes, Carter’s estimated net wealth is $500 million, however, after making our own calculations and taking into account his most recent work and earnings, we have come to the conclusion that he’s worth about $510 million dollars approximately.