THE net worth of United States rapper, Jay is officially in the 3-comma club, making him the first rapper to join the billionaire club, according to a new Forbes report that totalled all of his income from multiple business ventures and subtracted “a healthy amount to account for a superstar lifestyle.”
When it’s all said and done, here’s a breakdown of the value of the empire he’s created:
— $310 million for Armand de Brignac champagne
— $220 mil in cash and investments, including a $70 million stake in Uber
— $100 mil for D’Usse cognac
— $100 mil for Tidal
— $75 mil for Roc Nation
— $75 mil for his music catalogue
— $70 mil art collection
— $50 mil in real estate
Add it up … and that’s a cool billion. Needless to say, this doesn’t include the net worth of his other half, Beyonce. The couple has been worth more than a billion combined for quite some time now.
Of course, Jay’s claim as the first hip-hop billionaire could be contested by one Dr Dre, who said he’d accomplished the feat way back in 2014 after his $3.2 billion deal with Apple.
Forbes said Dre jumped the gun though and was only worth $800 million at the time.