In today’s entertainment world, very few people can hold a candle to the success of mogul Jay Z. Whether you respect him for his business-savvy, design career or for his music, Jay Z is undeniably one of the most successful and multi-faceted individuals in the market today. When it comes to finding individuals to inspire you and motivate you, there is no better place to look than Jay Z. This is because the entertainer not only has an impressive resume behind his name, but he has also delivered a number of great, inspirational quotes for others to follow. It should also be noted that there are quite a few inspirational Beyonce quotes that have come from his legendary wife.
How Much is Jay Z Worth?
While the number varies, it is estimated that Jay Z is worth around $650 million. Together with his wife Beyonce, the duo is estimated to be worth over $1 billion.
Some of Jay Z’s Businesses
What is even more impressive than Jay Z’s thriving rap, producing, designing and directing careers, is the entertainer’s ever-growing list of business ventures. Some of the companies that he has co-founded include Roc Nation, Live Nation, the 40/40 Club, The Spotted Pig, Carol’s Daughter and RocaWear. He has also invested in and has extensive deals with the New Jersey Nets, Reebok, Budweiser Select, HP and Cherry Coke. He also founded his own agency called Translation Advertising, which manages most of Jay Z’s endorsement deals. He also retains creative control over the designs of fashion firm Rocawear, he is publishing a book called “Decoded” with Bill Gates and has had more Billboard 200 albums than any other solo artist, except for the Beatles. To date, he has 10 Grammy awards and has sold 45 million records.
The Best Jay Z Quotes that Will Motivate You
“I’m hungry for knowledge. The whole thing is to learn every day, to get brighter and brighter. That’s what this world is about. You look at someone like Gandhi, and he glowed. Martin Luther King glowed. Muhammad Ali glows. I think that’s from being bright all the time, and trying to be brighter.”
“You make your first album, you make some money, and you feel like you still have to show face, like ‘I still go to the projects.’ I’m like, why? Your job is to inspire people from your neighborhood to get out. You grew up there. What makes you think it’s so cool?”
“As kids we didn’t complain about being poor; we talked about how rich we were going to be and made moves to get the lifestyle we aspired to by any means we could. And as soon as we had a little money, we were eager to show it.”
“Successful people have a bigger fear of failure than people who’ve never done anything because if you haven’t been successful, then you don’t know how it feels to lose it all.”
“The burden of poverty isn’t just that you don’t always have the things you need, it’s the feeling of being embarrassed every day of your life, and you’d do anything to lift that burden.”