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Facts About Adnis Reeves - JAY-Z's Father

sajju Published On Sat Nov 13 2021   Modified On Sat Nov 13 2021
Facts About Adnis Reeves - JAY-Z's  Father

Adnis Reeves was a celebrity figure who is known as the father of the renowned American rapper Shawn Corey Carter aka Jay-Z.

Additionally, he was the father-in-law of Beyonce, the American singer, songwriter, and actress. Unfortunately, he passed away on 19th June 2003 due to liver failure.

Personal Life, Wife & Kids:

Adnis Reeves was married to his wife, Gloria Carter in the 1960s in a private wedding ceremony. At that time, Gloria used to work as a clerk at an investment firm. 

Adnis Reeves' wife, Gloria Carter and son, Jay Z Source - FaveBites

Following their marriage, they welcomed four children: Eric Carter, Michelle Carter, Andrea Carter, and Shawn Corey Carter. Sadly, he abandoned his family in the early 80s and since then his wife looked after their kids as a single mother. 

Death of Reeves:

Things started to get worst when his younger brother, Ray was stabbed and killed. He would often leave the house in search of his brother's murderer. 

Sadly, Adnis Reeves went into depression and got stressed out of the pain which led him to alcoholism and substance abuse. In fact, he also tried to use drugs. It went on so and so and unfortunately, he passed away on 19th June 2003 due to liver failure. 

His son is one of the renowned rappers of all time: 

Reeves'son Shawn Corey Carter popularly known as Jay-Z (4th December 1969) is an American rapper and businessman. He is also known as the former CEO of Def Jam Recordings. 

Jay Z's album, The Black Album Source - YouTube

Along with that, he is also the co-founder of Rocawear, founder of 40/40 Club & Roc Nation, and CEO of Project Panther Bidco. Shawn has been active on this field since 1988 and has the experience of more than 3 decades. 

The Grammy Award-winning singer is best known for this song like Empire State of Mind, Run This Town, Suit & Tie, Drunk in Love, and many more. 

Adnis Reeves' son, Jay Z and daughter-in-law, Beyonce Source - Vanity Fair

Talking about his personal life, Adnis Reeves is happily married to American singer, songwriter, Beyonce on 4th April 2008. They are blessed with three kids: Blue Ivy Carter (7th January 2012) and twins Sir Carter & Rumi Carter (18th June 2017). 

Currently, they reside in an $88 million home in the Bel-Air neighborhood of Los Angeles.

How much does the Carter family earn?

We couldn't talk about the net worth of Adnis Reeves as he is no more. His son, Jay-Z is counted among the billionaires who hold a massive net worth of $1.4 billion. Similarly, his daughter-in-law, Beyonce has a huge net worth of $440 million today.

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