Rapper

50 Cent

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Age 48
Birthday July 61975
Birth Sign Cancer
City New York City
Country NY
Profession Rapper

50 Cent is a famous Rapper, born on July 6, 1975 in United States. As of December 2022, 50 Cent’s net worth is $30 Million. He is notorious for surviving nine gunshot wounds in 2000 and released Guess Who’s Back? in 2002. Eminem discovered him and connected him with Dr. Dre that same year.

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Children(s) Marquise Jackson, Sire Jackson

50 Cent Biography

Rap sensation who is also a member of the East Coast group G-Unit and was ranked the sixth-best artist of the 2000s by Billboard magazine. His first hit, “In da Club,” became a sensation in 2003. His Get Rich or die Tryin’ album also went 6x platinum. Curtis James Jackson III (born July 6, 1975), better known by his stage name 50 Cent, is an American rapper, actor, producer, and entrepreneur. Born in the South Jamaica neighborhood of the borough of Queens, Jackson began selling drugs at age twelve during the 1980s crack epidemic. He later began pursuing a musical career and in 2000 he produced Power of the Dollar for Columbia Records, but days before the planned release he was shot and the album was never released. In 2002, after Jackson released the compilation album Guess Who’s Back?, he was discovered by Eminem and signed to Shady Records, under the aegis of Dr. Dre’s Aftermath Entertainment and Interscope Records..

His parents named him Curtis Jackson, and he had a son named Marquise Jackson (nicknamed 25 Cent) on October 13, 1997 with his girlfriend Shaniqua Tompkins. He also had a son named Sire Jackson with model Daphne Joy.

On June 29, 1994, Jackson was arrested for selling four vials of cocaine to an undercover police officer. He was arrested again three weeks later, when police searched his home and found heroin, ten ounces of crack cocaine and a starter’s pistol. Although Jackson was sentenced to three to nine years in prison, he served six months in a boot camp (where he earned his high-school equivalency diploma). According to him, he did not use cocaine.

Ethnicity, religion & political views

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On June 29, 1994, Jackson was arrested for selling four vials of cocaine to an undercover police officer. He was arrested again three weeks later, when police searched his home and found heroin, ten ounces of crack cocaine and a starting pistol. Although Jackson was sentenced to three to nine years in prison, he served six months in a boot camp and earned his GED. He has said that he did not use cocaine himself. Jackson adopted the nickname “50 Cent” as a metaphor for change. The name was inspired by Kelvin Martin, a 1980s Brooklyn robber known as “50 Cent”; Jackson chose it “because it says everything I want it to say. I’m the same kind of person 50 Cent was. I provide for myself by any means.”

50 Cent Net Worth

50 Cent is one of the richest Rapper & listed on most popular Rapper. According to our analysis, Wikipedia, Forbes & Business Insider, 50 Cent‘s net worth $30 Million.

Net Worth $30 Million
Salary Under Review
Source of Income Rapper
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House Living in own house.

After his mother died, he moved in with his grandparent’s and his eight aunts and uncles. He competed in the Junior Olympics as a boxer.

On June 29, 1994, Jackson was arrested for selling four vials of cocaine to an undercover police officer. He was arrested again three weeks later, when police searched his home and found heroin, ten ounces of crack cocaine and a starting pistol. Although Jackson was sentenced to three to nine years in prison, he served six months in a boot camp and earned his GED. He has said that he did not use cocaine himself. Jackson adopted the nickname “50 Cent” as a metaphor for change. The name was inspired by Kelvin Martin, a 1980s Brooklyn robber known as “50 Cent”; Jackson chose it “because it says everything I want it to say. I’m the same kind of person 50 Cent was. I provide for myself by any means.”

On October 13, 1996, Jackson’s girlfriend, Shaniqua Tompkins, gave birth to son Marquise Jackson. Tompkins later sued Jackson for $50 million, saying he promised to take care of her for life. The suit, with 15 causes of action, was dismissed by a judge who called it “an unfortunate tale of a love relationship gone sour.” The two have bickered for years, and have even taken their feud to social media many times.

Jackson began rapping in a friend’s basement, where he used turntables to record over instrumentals. In 1996, a friend introduced him to Jam Master Jay of Run-DMC, who was establishing Jam Master Jay Records. Jay taught him how to count bars, write choruses, structure songs and make records. Jackson’s first appearance was on “React” with Onyx, for their 1998 album Shut ‘Em Down. He credited Jam Master Jay for improving his ability to write hooks, and Jay produced Jackson’s first (unreleased) album. In 1999, after Jackson left Jam Master Jay, the platinum-selling producers Trackmasters signed him to Columbia Records. They sent him to an upstate New York studio, where he produced thirty-six songs in two weeks; eighteen were included on his 2000 album, Power of the Dollar. Jackson founded Hollow Point Entertainment with former G-Unit member Bang ‘Em Smurf.

Who is 50 Cent dating?

According to our records, 50 Cent is possibily single & has not been previously engaged. As of May 2022, 50 Cent’s is not dating anyone.

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On May 24, 2000, Jackson was attacked by a gunman outside his grandmother’s former home in South Jamaica. After getting into a friend’s car, he was asked to return to the house to get some jewelry; his son was in the house, and his grandmother was in the front yard. Jackson returned to the back seat of the car, and another car pulled up nearby; an assailant walked up and fired nine shots at close range with a 9mm handgun. Jackson was shot in the hand, arm, hip, both legs, chest, and left cheek. His facial wound resulted in a swollen tongue, the loss of a wisdom tooth and a slightly slurred voice; his friend was wounded in the hand. They were driven to a hospital, where Jackson spent thirteen days. The alleged attacker, Darryl Baum, Mike Tyson’s close friend and bodyguard, was killed three weeks later.

50 Cent Height

50 Cent’s height 6 feet 0 inches weight Not Known & body measurements will update soon.
Height 6 feet 0 inches
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Facts & Trivia

Ranked on the list of most popular Rapper. Also ranked in the elit list of famous celebrity born in United States. 50 Cent celebrates birthday on July 6 of every year.

Before he signed with Interscope Records, Jackson engaged in a public dispute with rapper Ja Rule and his label, Murder Inc. Records, saying that a friend robbed jewelry from Ja Rule and the latter accused him of orchestrating the robbery. Ja Rule said that the conflict stemmed from a Queens video shoot, when Jackson did not like seeing him “getting so much love” from the neighborhood. At The Hit Factory in New York in March 2000, Jackson had an altercation with Murder Inc. associates and received three stitches for a stab wound. Rapper Black Child claimed responsibility for the stabbing, saying that he acted in self-defense when he thought someone reached for a gun.

What was 50 Cent shot with?

On May 24, 2000, 50 Cent was attacked by a gunman outside his grandmother’s home in Queens with a 9mm handgun and was shot in his hands, legs, hips, arms, chest, and left cheek.

How much is 50 Cent worth right now?

Net Worth:$52 Million
Name:50 Cent
Salary:$5 Million +
Monthly Income:$0.5 Million +
Date of Birth:July 6, 1975

Did Eminem help 50 Cent?

How many times has 50 Cent been married?

As of the time of publishing this article (April 2022), 50 Cent is unmarried and does not have a wife. Despite not being married, 50 Cent has been romantically linked with several women, many of them from the American entertainment industry.

What did 50 Cent son do to him?

Sons

Jackson and four members of his entourage were arrested shortly before 2 a.m. on December 31, 2002, when police found a .25-caliber handgun and a .45-caliber pistol in a parked car (which they searched due to its tinted windows) outside a Manhattan nightclub. The rapper was charged with two counts of criminal possession of a weapon.

In 2002, Jackson filed an application with the United States Patent and Trademark Office to register the term “50 Cent” as a trademark for clothing, sound recordings, and live performances. The application was published in 2003, and registration issued in 2004. He has since filed for additional trademark registrations.

In 2002, Eminem heard Jackson’s Guess Who’s Back? CD, received from Jackson’s attorney (who was working with Eminem’s manager, Paul Rosenberg). Impressed, Eminem invited Jackson to fly to Los Angeles and introduced him to Dr. Dre. After signing a $1 million record deal, Jackson released No Mercy, No Fear. The mixtape featured one new track, “Wanksta”, which appeared on Eminem’s 8 Mile soundtrack. Jackson was also signed by Chris Lighty’s Violator Management and Sha Money XL’s Money Management Group.

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