|Real Name/Full Name||Curtis James Jackson III|
|Nick Name/Celebrated Name:||50 Cent|
|Birth Place:||Queens, New York City, U.S.|
|Date Of Birth/Birthday:||6 July 1975|
|Age/How Old:||45 years old|
|Height/How Tall:||In Centimetres – 183 cm
In Feet and Inches – 6′ 0″
|Weight:||In Kilograms – 94 Kg
In Pounds – 207 lbs
|Eye Color:||Dark Brown|
|Parents Name:||Father – Curtis James Jackson
Mother – Sabrina Jackson
|School:||Andrew Jackson High School|
|Kids/Children Name:||Marquise Jackson, Sire Johnson|
|Profession:||Rapper, Songwriter, Television Producer, Actor, Businessman|
|Net Worth:||$35 Million|
|Last Updated:||May 2021|
50 Cent is a rapper, songwriter, and businessman known for his contribution to the hip-hop industry’s success. He has been praised for his art of lyrical brevity. After growing up selling drugs, he decided to pursue a musical career, and in 2000, he produced Power of the Dollar, but the album was never released due to him getting shot. He was soon discovered by Eminem and was signed to Shady Records. With the aid of Eminem and Dr. Dre, he became one of the best-selling rappers of all time and rose to prominence with the hip-hop group G-Unit.
Well, how well do you know about 50 Cent? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about 50 Cent’s net worth in 2021, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about 50 Cent to date.
Biography and Early Life
50 Cent was born in Queens, New York City, the U.S., on July 6, 1975. His mother raised him as his father left him and his family as soon as he was born. His mother, Sabrina Jackson, was a drug dealer and raised him till the age of 8 when she died in a fire. After her death, he was raised by his grandmother and soon began boxing. When he was 14, his neighbor opened a local boxing gym where he spent most of his time. To make ends meet, he started selling drugs when he was 12 and used the money to buy guns which he brought to school.
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
So, how old is 50 Cent in 2021 and what is his height and weight? Well, 50 Cent’s age is 45 years old as of today’s date 18th May 2021 having been born on 6 July 1975. Though, he is 6′ 0″ in feet and inches and 183 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 207 lbs in Pound and 94kg in Kilograms.
50 Cent had a tough life. When he was in primary school, he started selling drugs and brought guns to school. When he was in 10th grade and attending Andrew Jackson High School, he was caught by metal detectors and was arrested. In 1994, he was arrested for selling drugs to an undercover police officer. After a few days, he was arrested when police searched his home and found heroin, cocaine, and a starting pistol. He was lucky enough to spend only 6 months in prison, where he earned a GED. The prison was in fact a boot camp, where he received his counselling.
Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids
50 Cent has been involved in many relationships in his life. In 1996, his then-girlfriend, Shaniqua Tomkins, gave birth to their son, Marquise Jackson. Unfortunately, their relationship didn’t last long as she soon sued him for $50 million, stating that he had promised to care for her life. The judge dismissed her case, and since then, they continued bickering.
He and his son had had a fractured relationship that began when 50 Cent and Shaniqua separated. After their separation, he dated Daphne Joy, a model who gave birth to their son, Sire Jackson. 50 Cent has been in many feuds with rappers, such as Rick Ross, Ja Rule, and Meek Mill.
Is 50 Cent Gay?
No, 50 Cent is not gay. He has always been in relationships with women, with whom he has had his fair share of problems. There are no reports that suggest that he is gay.
50 Cent got into music professionally when he was contacted by the hip-hop group Run-DMC. Since then, he has managed to get the attention of Eminem, who signed him to his own record album. His career peaked during his time under Eminem, and he soon became one of the best-selling hip-hop artists of all time. He has also acted in films such as Freelancers, Setup, Before I Self Destruct, Escape Plan, The Prince, etc.
50 Cent is a very successful musician, and his awards prove it. He has won 73 awards from 136 nominations in his entire career, which include American Music Awards, ASCAP Awards, AVN Awards, BET Awards, BET Hip Hop Awards, Billboard Music Awards, Grammy Awards, MTV Video Music Awards, and World Music Awards. To add in his list of achievements, we can say that he is one of the best-selling hip-hop artists of all time.
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of 50 Cent in 2021
As of 2021, 50 Cent has an estimated net worth of $35 million, which is considerably lower than what he had before. To date, he has earned at least $250 million from his music career, which includes selling records, touring, and partnership deals. Unfortunately, for his lavish lifestyle, he had to file for bankruptcy in 2015. When his career was at its peak, his net worth was over $100 million, which is extraordinary for any hip-hop artist of this generation.
Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know
- 50 Cent started boxing at an early age to save himself from other children.
- He has provided his voice for many video games, which include Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2.
- He is an entrepreneur as well, and is the company’s founder SMS Audio, SMS Promotions, and SK Energy.
50 Cent has managed to lead a successful life after what he has gone through. He has fought with authority from an early age, and even when he became successful, controversies never left him. But he has managed to fight through all of these and became one of the greatest hip-hop artists of this century.