Jay-Z’s net worth is $2.5 billion
Jay Z extended his lead as the world’s richest rapper, with his net worth now standing at $2.5 billion.
The real-time update provided by Forbes on Friday March 24 means that Jay-Z is the 1,203rd richest person in the world.
French business tycoon Bernard Arnault, CEO of LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton, currently tops this list with a reported valuation of $216.1 billion.
If Forbes’ estimate of $2.5 billion is correct, JAY-Z’s net worth would have nearly doubled since last year when he was reported to be worth $1.4 billion.
Jay Z became Hip Hop’s first billionaire in 2019, through its “expansion, encompassing alcohol, art, real estate (homes in Los Angeles, the Hamptons, Tribeca) and stakes in companies like Uber.