In 2002, when Beyonce was featuring on a song '03 Bonnie & Clyde recorded by him, he fell in love with her and then they began their romantic love affairs. He dated her as his girlfriend for several years and then they entered into the new stage of their love life in 2008. They got married on 4th of April 2008. They are happily married and there is no any sign of them getting divorced.
Jay grew up in Marcy Houses. When he was 12, he shot his brother for stealing his jewelry. He received his formal education from Eli Whitney High School. He also attended George Westinghouse Career and Technical Education High School but was unable to complete his high school graduation. He was interested in music since he was a child. When he was child, he used to wake up at night and used to bang out drum patterns on the kitchen table. This was noticed by his mother and she bought him boom box as a gift. He began using the name Jay-Z but in 2013 he announced that he dropped out hyphen from Jay Z. In the late 1980s and early 1990s, he became involved with several music artists like LL Cool J, Big Daddy Kane and so on. In 1994, he featured in the album Daddy's Home which is the sixth album by emcee, Big Daddy Kane. Later on he signed a recording deal with Roc-A-Fella and Priority Records and finally released his debut album Reasonable Doubt on 25th of June 1996. It entered on the US Billboard 200 at no 23. This album has also been listed in the 500 Greatest Albums of All Time. He has the net worth of $650 Million.