Jay-Z is not Jewish. Jay-Z was born on December 4, 1969 as Shawn Corey Carter. His early life was marked by a very tough existence in the projects of New York. In 1994, Jay-Z became interested in music and now is known the world over as a music and entertainment mogul.
Jay-Z is married to the beautiful R&B genius, Beyonce, and enjoys the beautiful daughter, Blue Ivy Carter, they had together on February 10, 2012.