Quick Facts Of 50 Cent
Celebrated Name 50 Cent Age 44 Years Nick Name 50 Cent, Interscope, Fiddy, Boo Boo Birth Name Curtis James Jackson III Birth Date 1975-07-06 Gender Male Profession Rapper Birth Nation United States Place Of Birth South Jamaica, New York, USA Nationality American Horoscope Cancer Mother Sabrina Jackson Father Not Known Children Marquise Jackson, Sire Jackson Partner Shaniqua Tompkins, Daphne Joy Ethnicity African-American Height 6 feet Net Worth $ 20 million Eye Color Dark brown Hair Color Black Face Color Black Weight 94 Kg Waist Size 34 inches Bicep Size 17 inches Chest Size 49 inches Awards Won 86 Genre Hip Hop Links Wikipedia, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Youtube, Myspace
Curtis James Jackson III, known professionally as 50 Cent, is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, actor, television producer, entrepreneur, and investor. She rose fame after released Guess who’s back. He won a Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Awards, 16th Times.
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- An American rapper, singer, songwriter, actor, television producer, entrepreneur, and investor.
Early Life of 50 Cent
50 Cent was born as Curtis James Jackson III in South Jamaica, Queens of New York under the birth sign Cancer. He is American as per nationality and as far as his ethnicity is concerned, he is African-American. He was born to mother Sabrina Jackson, a drug dealer in Queens, New York City, USA. He was only 8 years old when his mother died in a strange fire. This led to his father leaving him in the shade of his grandmother.
During his young age, He used to trade drugs and often brought guns and drugs to the school. Fortunately, young 50 Cent got caught by the police with cocaine, heroin, and such other drugs and from then, his drug dealer career came to an end.
After all these incident, he adopted a nickname, 50 Cent as a metaphor to change. As per him, the name was inspired by Kelvin Martin, Brooklyn robber.
Career of 50 Cent
50 Cent’s career started after he met with a New York hip-hop group Run. Later, he went on to create his own crew, G. With his crew containing Tony Yayo and Lloyd Banks, he published his first record, Guess Who’s Back.
This song grabbed the attention of the huge rap artists like Eminem and Dr. Dre. The rapper was later signed up for their record label Shady Records and Aftermath Entertainment.
Eminem and 50 Cent collaborated together to create the 8 Mile soundtrack, Wanksta. Later, Dr. Dre mentored the rapper during release his of his debut album, Get Rich or Die Tryin. This album debuted at the first spot in the Billboard 200 of 2003.
Later, he produced another album titled, G. However, his official second album titled The Massacre came out in 2005. In 2007, he released yet another album titled Curtis. This album took the second spot at the Billboard 200.
2009 saw the release of his fourth album titled Before I Self Destruct. Animal Ambition: The Untamed Desire released five years later in 2014.
His popular singles include How to Rob, In Da Club, Candy Shop, Hustler’s Ambition, Ayo Technology, and such others.
Apart from that, he is also a profound actor. He has up until now has been spotted in over 30 movies and TV shows. His latest movies include Escape Plam 2: Hades and Den of Thieves. His last televised series was in 2017 in 50 Central.
Besides, He has also an impeccable business sense. He has investments in industries such as gaming, liquor, book publishing, footwear, video games, apparel, and so on. For his first business, the rapper chose Formula 50, a Vitamin water drink in 2004. Later, he had his own film production companies, G Unit Films.
Awards and Achievements of 50 Cent
In his career so far, he has been nominated for a total of One Hundred and Thirty-Five awards, out of which she has won Eighty-Six. Some of the awards he has won were followed;
- American Music Awards (03 Times)
- ASCAP Awards (11 Times)
- AVN Awards (02 Times)
- BET Awards (03 Times)
- BET Hip Hop Awards (01 Times)
- Billboard Music Awards (13 Times)
- Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Awards (16 Times)
- Grammy Awards (01 Times)
- MOBO Awards (03 Times)
- MTV Video Music Awards (02 Times)
- The Source Awards (03 Times)
- Vibe Awards (06 Times)
- World Music Awards (06 Times)
Net Worth of 50 Cent
According to Celebrity Net Worth, 50 Cent has an estimated net worth of $20 million. He earns a huge amount from his albums and singles. He also earns much from her business ventures.
Personal Life of 50 Cent
While talking about his personal life, 50 Cent is loved by a lot of women. He has been in around 30 dating relationships with his girlfriends till date. However, currently, he is not dating anyone nor is in any kind of marital relationships.
In 2006, when he was dating his girlfriend Shaniqua Tompkins, he became a father for the first time. His girlfriend gave birth to a son, Marquise Jackson. During his birth, his girlfriend asked for $50 million for nurturing the kid, but the case was turned down.
He then dated a lot of high profile ladies including Nia Long, Dollicia Bryan, Meagan Good, Kim Kardashian, and so on. He was last seen with Tatted-up Holly for two years from 2013 to 2015.
He became a father for the second time during his dating affair with Daphne Joy. They gave birth to a daughter, Sire Jackson.
Body Measurements of 50 Cent
An avid gym goer and fitness enthusiast, 50 Cent stands at a height of 6 feet 0 inches (1.83 m) and he weighs 94 kg. His chest measures at 49 inches, biceps 17 inches and waist 34 inches. Interestingly, 50 Cent is left handed.
Did You Know?
- His debut album “Get Rich or Die Tryin'” was the highest debut ever with 900,000 copies sold in the first week.
- His mother was killed at age 23, when he was just eight years old.
- He is Left-handed.
- CEO and founder of SMS Promotions.
- He always finds positive sides in negative things.
- Jam Master Jay taught him how to write lyrics for rap music.