American rapper, record producer and businessman, Shawn “Jay Z” Carter has an estimated net worth of $550 million, according to Forbes. Jay-Z is the third richest rapper on the planet with Diddy leading and Dr. Dre second richest. Jay-Z had originally retired in 2003 from recording his own music, although this lasted only three years.
Not content with being one of the most influential rappers ever Carter has a fine eye for a business transaction. He sold clothing line Rocawear for $204 million in 2007 and signed a $150 million collaboration with Live Nation in 2008 through his Roc Nation entertainment company. Furthermore he is a fully-qualified sports agent under the sports branch of Roc Nation.
Beyonce and Jay Z have collectively fortune of $800 million over the course of their careers. They make money on publishing deals, films and much more. They also have many sponsorship deals that contribute to their wealth. Beyonce’s net worth is estimated at $250 million while Jay Z has $550 million.