Jay-z is known for a successful r&b rapper. He is a a rapper, songwriter and businessman. Jay-z sold Rocaware clothing, which he co-founded, for $204 million back in 2007. For is rapping career every album he’s ever released over 15 years went platinum. Jay-z also appeared in films, such as, Back Stage, State Property, Streets is Watching, Paper Soldiers and Fade to Black. His net worth is $500 million.