The American music rapper , Jay–Z, has be named the richest musician in the world by forbes.
Jay-Z 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.
Jay-Z’s steadily growing kingdom is expansive, encompassing liquor, art, real estate (homes in Los Angeles, the Hamptons, Tribeca) and stakes in companies like Uber.
Jay-z become the first rapper to become a billionaire after Forbes’ breakdown his source of wealth with Armand de Brignac
$310 million,Cash & investments $220 million, D’Ussé $100 million, Tidal $100 million,Roc Nation $75 million, Music catalog $75 million, Art collection $70 million, Real estate $50 million
The rapper stake in Uber worth an estimated $70 million. He reportedly purchased his piece for $2 million back in 2013—and then wired founder Travis Kalanick another $5 million in an attempt to increase his holdings forbes reports.
It was reported by forbes that Jay-Z and Beyoncé bought a pair of homes to match: a $26 million East Hampton mansion and a $88 million Bel Air estate. Jay-Z also owns a Tribeca penthouse, snagged for $6.85 million in 2004.