Birth Name: Shawn Corey Carter
Place of Birth: Brooklyn, New York City, New York, U.S.
Date of Birth: December 4, 1969
Jay Z, also known as JAY-Z, Jay Z, and by his birth name Shawn Carter, is an American rapper, songwriter, record producer, and entrepreneur. He is the son of Gloria Carter and Adnis Reeves. He is married to singer Beyoncé, with whom he has three children. The two are in a band together, The Carters.