JAY-Z isn't quite rap's first billion dollar man.
But if you add his famous wife, you have a $1.255 billion Hip Hop couple.
Forbes has Beyonce worth $355 million from touring, endorsements, and music, making her 53rd richest self-made woman in America.
JAY-Z is worth $900 million, from his music and business ventures, making him the richest person in Hip Hop.
So you can say Hov is the Carter family breadwinner -- and it's a lot of bread.