Adnis Reeves is known as the father of American Rapper, Jay-Z.
Adnis was married to Gloria Carter. The couple shares four children.
They are Shawn Corey Carter, aka Jay-Z, Eric Carter, Andrea Carter, and Michelle Carter.
He is the grandfather of Rumi Carter, Blue Ivy Carter, and Sir Carter. Adnis is the father-in-law of Beyoncé.
The Incident That Changed His Life
Adnis abandoned his family when his youngest son Jay-Z age around 11-12.
Three years prior, his younger brother, Ray, was stabbed and killed. This incident changed him.
He would often leave the house in search of his brother’s killer.
People would call him in the middle of the night and tell him, So-and-so is out here and he would get up, get his gun and go outside to look for the guy.
He was stressed and depressed from the pain, which eventually leads him to succumb to alcoholism and substance abuse.
The trauma of the event, which later coupled with the drugs caused him to lose his soul.
Bond With Family
Adnis had a strained relationship with his children. Later in 2003, he expressed his desire to meet his son.
His wife, Gloria, insisted Jay-Z to meet his father as he is old, and she didn’t want him to die with their unresolved issue.
Jay-Z eventually met and forgave him, and Adnis died just three months later on June 19, 2013.
His cause of death was stated to be liver failure. In 2010, Jay-Z dedicated his autobiography, Decoded, to his parents.
He has dedicated several songs to his father. A few of them to be mentioned are “Streets Is Talking” and “Adnis.”
As per Jay-Z, Adnis is an open letter to his father.
Son Love-Life And Marriage
Adnis son, Jay-Z, met Beyoncé when Beyoncé was 18 and still a member of Destiny’s Child.
The pair started dating a year later.
It is guess worked that the two began dating in 2002 when they collaborated and starred in Jay-Z music video “Bonnie & Clyde.”
Beyonce appeared as his girlfriend in the music video for the song, which further fuel the speculation of their relationship.
It is further assumed that Beyoncé took the first step toward their relationship.
The loving duo got married in an intimate wedding ceremony on April 4, 2008.
There was no press available, and the wedding was very low-key.
The above picture consists of Adnis son, Jay-Z, and daughter-in-law, Beyoncé.
Adnis net worth had not been estimated. Although his son is a billionaire with a massive net worth of $1 Billion.
He has amassed this enormous amount through his enormously successful career and business ventures.
His daughter-in-law, Beyoncé, has a net worth of $400 Million.
How Does His Son Earn Money?
Adnis son, Jay-Z, earns his fortune through album selling and several business ventures with famous brands.
He has almost $600 Million streaming service along with $220 Million cash and $70 Million stakes in Uber.
He has an art collection worth $70 Million.
Below is the list of Albums by Jay-Z
|4||The Black Album|
|5||The Blueprint 3|
|6||Magna Carta Holy Grail|
|10||The Dynasty: Roc La Familia|
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