Jay-Z


STARmeter
SEE RANK
Down 62 this week
Jay-Z was born Shawn Corey Carter on December 4, 1969 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York. Carter was a school friend of The Notorious B.I.G.. He first started releasing records in the late 1980s. In 1990, he appeared on records by his close friend, Jas ("The Originators") and Original Flavor ("Can I Get Open"), and later scored an underground ... See full bio »

The Best Movies and Shows to Watch in November

Check out the best new and upcoming movies and series coming in November.

See the full list

The Best Upcoming Sci-Fi & Fantasy

Build your Watchlist with the most anticipated sci-fi and fantasy movies and TV shows coming your way.

See the full list

Around The Web

 | 

Provided by Taboola

On Prime Video

Watch on TV

Paper Soldiers
Sun, Dec 05 8:23 AM PST on STZENB (604)
Paper Soldiers
Sun, Dec 05 6:52 PM PST on STZENB (604)

Projects In Development

Details only on IMDbPro »

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 35 images
created 3 months ago
 
a list of 48 people
created 5 months ago
 
a list of 40 people
created 07 Dec 2019
 
a list of 26 people
created 30 Jun 2020
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDb page

How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Jay-Z's work have you seen?

User Polls

Nominated for 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 38 wins & 134 nominations. See more awards »

Photos

Known For

The Great Gatsby Producer
(2013)
Rush Hour Soundtrack
(1998)
(2021)
Safe House Soundtrack
(2012)

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Actor (71 credits)
 2020 Pharrell Williams Feat. Jay-Z: Entrepreneur (Music Video)
Jay-Z (singing voice)
 2020 Black Is King
Special Appearance
 2020 Hydration
 2018 The Carters: Apeshit (Music Video)
Jay-Z (as The Carters)
 2017 Jay Z: Family Feud ft. Beyoncé (Music Video)
Jay Z
 2017 Jay Z: Bam feat. Damian Marley (Music Video)
Jay-Z
 2016 Beyoncé: Sandcastles (Music Video)
Jay-Z
 2016 Jaÿ-Z: RD20 (Video short)
 2015 Jay Z Feat. Blue Ivy Carter: Glory (Music Video)
Jay-Z
 2015 Rick Ross Feat. Jay-Z: Movin' Bass (Music Video)
Jay-Z
 2014/II Bang Bang (Short)
 2014 Jay-Z Feat. Beyoncé: Part II - On the Run (Music Video short)
Jay Z
 2014 Rick Ross Feat. Jay Z: The Devil is A Lie (Music Video)
Jay Z (voice)
 2014 Hot Press: Uncovered (Music Video)
Jay-Z
 2013 Rick Ross Ft. Jay Z: The Devil is A Lie (Music Video)
Jay Z (voice)
 2013 Beyoncé: Partition (Music Video)
Jay-Z
 2013 Beyoncé Feat. Jay Z: Drunk in Love (Music Video)
Jay-Z
 2013 Jay-Z Feat. Justin Timberlake: Holy Grail (Music Video)
Jay-Z
 2013 Justin Timberlake Ft. Jay-Z: Suit & Tie (Music Video)
Jay-Z
 2013 Justin Timberlake Ft. Jay-Z: Suit & Tie - Lyric Video (Music Video)
Jay-Z (voice)
 2012 Nicki Minaj: Come on a Cone (Music Video)
Jay-Z
 2012 Rick Ross Feat. Dr. Dre & Jay Z: 3 Kings (Music Video)
Jay Z
 2012 Jay-Z & Kanye West: Niggas in Paris (Music Video)
Jay-Z
 2011 Jay-Z & Kanye West: Otis (Music Video)
Jay Z
 2011 Rihanna: Cheers Drink to That (Music Video)
Jay-Z
 2010 Kanye West: Monster (Music Video)
Jay-Z
 2009 Jay Z: On to the Next One (Music Video)
Jay-Z
 2009 Jay-Z Feat. Swizz Beatz: On to the Next One (Music Video)
Jay-Z
 2009 Jay-Z Feat. Mr Hudson: Young Forever (Music Video)
Jay-Z
 2009 Jay-Z: D.O.A - Death of Auto-Tune (Music Video)
Jay-Z
 2008 Coldplay Feat. Jay-Z: Lost+ (Music Video)
Jay-Z
 2007 Beyoncé Feat. Jay Z: Upgrade U (Music Video)
Jay-Z
 2007 Rihanna Feat. Jay Z: Umbrella (Music Video)
Jay Z
 2006 Jay-Z Feat. Chrisette Michele: Lost One (Music Video)
Jay-Z
 2006 Beyoncé Feat. Jay Z: Déjà Vu (Music Video)
Jay-Z
 2004 Jay Z: December 4th Home Video (Music Video)
Jay-Z
 2004 Lenny Kravitz Feat. Jay-Z: Storm (Remix) (Music Video)
Jay-Z
 2004 Jay-Z: 99 Problems (Music Video)
Jay-Z
 2003 Freeway: What We Do (Music Video)
Jay-Z
 2003 R. Kelly: The R. in R&B - The Video Collection (Video)
Jay Z (segment "Fiesta (Remix)")
 2003 Beyoncé Feat. Jay Z: Crazy in Love (Music Video)
Jay-Z
 2002 Jay Z Feat. Beyoncé: 03 Bonnie & Clyde (Music Video)
Jay-Z
 2002 State Property
Untouchable J
 2001 Jay-Z: Girls, Girls, Girls (Music Video)
Jay-Z
 2001 Jay-Z: Izzo (H.O.V.A.) (Music Video)
Jay-Z
 2000 Mýa Feat. Jay-Z: The Best of Me - Part Two (Music Video)
Jay-Z
 2000 Jay-Z Feat. UGK: Big Pimpin' (Music Video)
Jay-Z
 1999 DMX: What's My Name? (Music Video)
 1999 Mariah Carey Feat. Jay-Z: Heartbreaker (Music Video)
Jay-Z
 1998 Jay-Z: Hard Knock Life (Ghetto Anthem) (Music Video)
Jay-Z
 1998 Jay-Z Feat. Ja Rule & Amil: Can I Get A... (Music Video)
Jay-Z
 1998 Jay-Z f/Sauce Money: Face Off (Music Video)
Jay-Z
 1997 Jay-Z Feat. Foxy Brown & Babyface: Sunshine (Music Video)
Jay-Z
 1997 Foxy Brown Feat. Jay-Z: I'll Be (Music Video)
Jay-Z
 1996 Jay-Z Feat. Foxy Brown: Ain't No... (Music Video)
Jay-Z
 1995 Eyes on Hip Hop (Video)
Rapper
 1995 Jay-Z: In My Lifetime (Music Video)
Jay-Z
 1994 Jay-Z: I Can't Get Wit That (Music Video)
Jay-Z
 1990 The Jaz Feat. Jay-Z: The Originators (Music Video)
Jay-Z
Show Show Producer (37 credits)
Show Show Composer (39 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (246 credits)
Show Show Music department (4 credits)
Show Show Writer (5 credits)
Show Show Director (2 credits)
Show Show Additional Crew (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (5 credits)
Show Show Self (239 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (70 credits)

Related Videos

Edit

Personal Details

Other Works:

Music video: Appeared in Jermaine Dupri video "Money Ain't A Thang" See more »

Publicity Listings:

3 Print Biographies | 2 Interviews | 12 Articles | 2 Pictorials | 9 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Official Sites:

Apple Music | Facebook | See more »

Alternate Names:

Shaen 'Jay Z' Carter | Shawn 'Jay Z' Carter | Shawn C. Carter | Shawn Carter | The Carters | JAY-Z

Height:

6' 4" (1.93 m)

Spouse:

Beyoncé  (3 children)

Children:

Blue Ivy Carter

Parents:

Carter, Gloria | Reeves, Adnis
Edit

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[on why he played 4:44, his new album for Beyoncé before anyone else]We just got to a place where, in order for this to work, this can't be fake. Not one ounce. I'm not saying it wasn't uncomfortable because obviously it was. See more »

Trivia:

Ends the feud with Rapper Nas. See more »

Nickname:

Iceberg Slim See more »

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

Contribute to This Page



Recently Viewed