Jay-Z Becomes First Hip-Hop Billionaire Forbes Reveals

A new Forbes cover story reveals his fortune “conservatively totals $1 billion”

JAY-Z is officially a billionaire, as Variety notes (via Forbes). In a Forbes cover story, it is revealed that his fortune “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.” Read the full article to see the breakdown of his ventures, which include real estate, an art collection, and businesses such as Tidal and Roc Nation.

Read “Every Corporate Deal that Brought JAY-Z Closer to Becoming Rap’s First Billionaire” on the Pitch.

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