|Full Name/Real Name:||Curtis James Jackson III / 50 Cent|
|Birth Date:||6 July 1975|
|Birth Place:||South Jamaica, New York, United States|
|Children:||Sire Jackson, Marquise Jackson|
|Profession:||American rapper, singer, songwriter, actor, television producer, entrepreneur, and investor|
|Net Worth in 2019:||$30 million|
From ruins to riches, this star celeb has seen it all. Be it being in trouble with the law or taking bullets on the chest, he has been through everything. Yet he has emerged triumphant over the devils prevailing in his life to rule the music industry in America.
Curtis James Jackson III changed his name to 50 Cent to symbolize his thirst to alter his own destiny and to get what he believes he deserves. But do you know how much is 50 Cent’s net worth in 2019 and how old is he? If you do not know, we have prepared the following article in which you can find everything that interests you about 50 Cent’s life and career. We have prepared this article for you not only about details of 50 Cent’s career, professional life and personal life, but also about his net worth, age, height, weight and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.
50 Cent Early Life and Biography
Curtis James Jackson III came into this world on the 6th of July, 1975 and was raised in the South Jamaica neighborhood by his drug dealer mother named Sabrina who died in a fire accident when he was only eight years old. After his mother’s demise, Curtis grew up with his grandmother and went to Andrew Jackson High School.
He started taking an interest in boxing when he was 11 and went to a local gym in his neighborhood which was specifically opened for kids like him. Along with boxing, he also became engaged in selling drugs at the age of 12. When he was in the 10th grade, he was caught carrying narcotics and guns in the school premises. In 1994, he even got arrested for smuggling cocaine to an undercover police officer. It was after this that he decided to change for the better and named himself 50 Cent.
50 Cent’s Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurements
50 Cent was born on 6 July 1975 and currently as of 2019, he is 44 years old. Statistics put 50 Cent height as 1.83 m and weight 99 kg.
50 Cent Personal Life: Affair, Dating, Girlfriend, Wife, Family & Children
Relationship Statistics of 50 Cent
|What is 50 Cent marital status? (single, married, in relation or divorced):||In Relation with Shaniqua Tompkins|
|Is 50 Cent having any relationship affair?||Shaniqua Tompkins|
|Is 50 Cent Lesbian/Gay?||No|
|Who is 50 Cent’s Spouse? (name):||No|
|Does 50 Cent Have Any Kids?||Sire Jackson, Marquise Jackson|
50 Cent became a father on the 13th of October, 1996 when his girlfriend Shaniqua Tompkins gave birth to a baby boy whom they named Marquise Jackson. Despite being in a rough relation with Shaniqua, 50 Cent made sure to always be present there for his son, unlike his own father. He even tattooed Marquise’s name on his bicep. He has another son named Sire Jackson with Daphne Joy, a model he dated in 2012. He currently resides in Farmington, Connecticut.
50 Cent Career, Awards, and Achievements
50 Cent got into rapping when he was a teenager and began recording at a friend’s place. His first professional mentor was Jam Master Jay to whom a friend introduced him. He made his first appearance in Onyx’s album ‘Shut ‘Em Down‘ which came out in 1998. In 1999, he was signed to Columbia Records by Track masters. His first album in collaboration with them was released in 2000 and was titled ‘Power of the Dollar.’ After this, he founded his own record label with G-Unit’s Bang ‘Em Serve which he named Hollow Point Entertainment.
He became popular with his spontaneously composed track ‘How to Rob.’ In May of 2000, he was attacked and shot nine times near his grandmother’s home by a gunman who was killed three weeks later. 50 Cent recovered fully in a period of five months. After some disputes, he was dropped off by Columbia Records due to which he had to build himself up from scratch. He released a mixtape titled ‘Guess Who’s Back’ which when heard by Eminem, resulted in 50 Cent’s actual rise to fame. Eminem introduced him to Dr. Dre, and under his label, he signed a $1 million record deal for an album titled ‘No Mercy, No Fear.’
His debut album, ‘Get Rich or Die Tryin’, was released in February 2003 and it turned out to be on the top of Billboard 200 in less than a week. He was given his own label in 2003 by Interscope which was named G-Unit Records. His next commercial album, ‘The Massacre,’ also topped the charts for six weeks straight. After that, his fame rose further on with his albums like ‘Curtis,’ ‘Before I Self Destruct,’ ‘Street King Immortal,’ etc.
He has received several awards in his lifetime which includes a Grammy Award, quite a few World Music Awards, Billboard R&B Awards, BET Awards, ASCAP Awards, American Music Awards, etc.
50 Cent Net Worth & Earning
Apart from the music industry, 50 Cent is involved in many financial business ventures and has made various considerable investments in a vast category of fields and industries. He has collaborated in the creation of a flavored drink named Formula 50. He even works as a fashion designer for Fargo Boxers. He has also considered investing in the precious metals’ industry. 50 Cent’s net worth as of 2019 after totaling all his assets and his sales, amounts to $30 million. His net worth peaked at $155 million in 2015 according to Forbes with a fortune amassed from investments in Vitaminwater, SMS Audio, SK Energy and more, but in the same year he filed for bankruptcy protection.
50 Cent is a genuine aspiration for those at the lowest in their lives. He has built himself, not just as a musician but as a man of many talents, from the very scratch. His music depicts his raw lifestyle and all that he has gone through, and that is what makes him an exceptional rapper.
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