Been listening to his music and now you wonder how tall is Jay-Z? Shawn Corey Carter AKA Jay-Z height is 6’2”. The New York born rapper happens to be amongst the most successful rap musicians and businessman of all time. He is a record producer, an occasional actor, has several clothing lines, co-owner of NBA’s “Brooklyn Nets” and the list just goes on.
What is more the 42 year old rapper gives a great example by regularly sharing his wealth with those who are not so fortunate. In 2006 Jay-Z used his upcoming world tour to raise awareness and combat global water shortage. The rap star became aware of this issue when he visited Africa. He partnered with MTV and the UN and produced a documentary which aired in November 2006. It was entitled “Diary of Jay-Z: Water for Life”.
Jay-Z, Christian name Shawn Corey Carter, was born on 4th of December in the year 1969 in New York, USA. He started rapping in his early childhood in the streets of Brooklyn and had different careers on his mind. During his early years young Shawn had to go through a lot of hardship as his father left him and his mother. On April 4th 2008 Jay-Z exchanged marital vows with Beyoncé Knowles, the famous American R & B superstar.
At an early age he took to rapping as a career and also involved himself in various businesses. His best friend was B.I.G, a huge name the music industry during that time. Jay-Z earlier albums “Reasonable Doubt-1996” and “Blueprint 2001” earned him fame and were ranked in Rolling Stone Magazine’s as one of the best Albums of that time. Again in 2006, MTV ranked him as the greatest MCs of All-Time.
Jay Z, apart from being a well-known hip pop artist, has also enjoyed success in various businesses. He found a place amongst the ten most successful musicians of 2000′s. The chart was made by Billboard. Fame wise he has had 4 number ones on the Billboard Hot 100, one as a lead artist and holds the record for most number one albums by a solo artist. As far as his business is concerned, he is one of the 3 founders of Roc-A-Fella Records, founder of Roc Nation. He is also the formal CEO of Def Jam Recordings, the creator of the line Rocawear. He has sold approximately 50 million albums, worldwide and won 13 Grammy awards and a number of nominations.
The songs that the Brooklyn native has produced, sang and featured in are famous all over the world and have allowed him to win over millions of fans. So, do you still want to know how tall is Jay Z?
How tall is Jay-Z? His height is 6’2″(187cm)