Today on December 4, 1969 Jay-Z (Shawn Corey Carter) was born. He is an American rapper, record producer, as well as entrepreneur. He is constantly ranked as one of the most successful hip-hop artists of all time, selling over 50 million albums worldwide, and having a net worth of (according to Fobes) of $500 million. He has achieved 13 number-one albums, as well as 17 Grammy Awards. He co-owns the 40/40 Club in New York, while being the co-creator of the clothing line Rocawear and co-founder of the recording label Roc-A-Fella Records.
In 2008 he married American R&B singer Beyonce Knowles, and in January 7, 2012 she gave birth to the couple’s daughter, Blue Ivy Carter.