Real Name/Full Name Earl Simmons
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: DMX
Birth Place: Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.A
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 18 December 1970
Age/How Old: 53 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 180 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 9″
Weight: In Kilograms – 81 Kg
In Pounds – 179 lbs
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Hair Color: Dark Brown
Parents Name: Father –Joe Barker
Mother –Arnett Simmons
Siblings: Bonita Simmons, Shayla Simmons
School: George Westinghouse Career And Technical Education High School
College: N/A
Religion: Christian
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Divorced
Girlfriend: Tashera Simmons
Wife/Spouse Name: Tashera Simmons (1999-2010)
Kids/Children Name: 15
Profession: Actor, Rapper
Net Worth: -$1 Million
Last Updated: April 2024

DMX is a talented American rapper who was ranked fifth best-selling rap artist of the Nielsen SoundScan era. Most of his albums have been a hit and featured on the US Billboard Chart on several occasions. Besides, he has received several award nominations but won just a few. Despite having made millions of sales in the ’90s, he is bankrupt due to the high number of cases piling up in courts for women demanding child support. The issues have negatively affected his career. Currently, he is divorced and working his way out for a remarkable comeback.

Well, how well do you know about DMX? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about DMX’s net worth in 2024, 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 DMX to date.

Biography and Early Life

DMX was born on 18th December 1970 in Baltimore, Maryland, USA. His parents are Arnett and Joe Barker. He has two siblings, Bonita and Shayla. The celebrity claims that his past was not a bed of roses since he faced an abusive childhood life and would often go to group homes. However, his family is religious, and he was raised in the faith of Jehovah Witness, and he still upholds his belief to date.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is DMX in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, DMX’s age is 53 years old as of today’s date 20th April 2024 having been born on 18 December 1970. Though, he is 5′ 9″ in feet and inches and 180 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 179 lbs in Pound and 81 kg in Kilograms.


The musician was enrolled at George Westinghouse Career And Technical Education High School. While still in school, he used to entertain his peers with his rap songs. He was a renowned rapper even in school.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

The rapper’s early life was challenging. At an early age, he was full of various legal issues, and he often had to flee for his safety. His early life and faith have greatly inspired his music. He mostly does hardcore rap. One of his closest friends and a rapper is Jay Z.

He fell in love with Tashera. The two lovers ended up in marriage in 1999. Together with his wife, the couple is blessed with four children; Shawn, Xavier, Tacoma, and Praise Mary Ella Simmons. However, DMX has engaged in extramarital affairs that failed his marriage. He has been sued on several occasions for failure to offer child support. The issue has resulted in the celebrity filing bankruptcy. His bad behavior was intolerable to his wife, who filed for divorce.

The continual pilling up of legal cases against him and his love affairs has negatively affected his legacy as a rapper. His criminal offenses seem to overshadow the legendary rapper. Hopefully, he will overcome the challenge and take responsibility for his action.

Is DMX Gay?

No. He is straight. The musician has engaged in several love relationships with the opposite gender. He married one wife with whom they got divorced after having four children of their own. Other love relationships resulted in DMX having extra 11 children he failed to support and ended up bankrupt.

Professional Career

Dmx is a talented musician. His first album, ‘It’s Dark, And Hell Is Hot’ ushered him into a celebrity lifestyle. The album was released in 1998. It was a hit album that featured in the Billboard 200 Chart. The latter album made sales of over 5 million copies.

The same year, he released the album’ Flesh of My Flesh, Blood of My Blood’. The album also featured in Billboard 200 chart. He was the first rapper in history to have two albums featured in the Billboard in the same year. Millions of copies were sold.

In 1999, he released the third album dubbed ‘And Then There Was X’. Just as the previous albums, it was successful and featured in the Billboard 200. Besides, the album has been certified six times for platinum.

More albums that the rapper has produced include ‘Undisputed’ (2012), ‘Year of the Dog… Again (2006)’, ‘Grand Champ’ (2003), and ‘The Great Depression (2001).

His music has been featured in popular films such as Black Ink Crew 2017, King Dog 2013, and Top Five 2014.


  • He has received several nominations
  • DMX has won 2 Awards.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of DMX in 2024

DMX Net Worth
DMX Net Worth

As of 2024, His net worth is -$1 million. DMX is bankrupt. Before his bankruptcy, he was among the bestselling artists in America. He has sold over 86 million copies for a gross of more than $260 million. It has been rumored that his extramarital affairs and the need to support his children could have triggered his bankruptcy. He has had extramarital affairs with more than 15 women who have file cases against him. However, DMX has not confirmed the allegations in public.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

DMX is a daring person. He has ever tried to buy marijuana and cocaine from an undercover cop in Miami that led to his arrest.

DMX is a renowned American rapper whose music has been ranked top five of bestselling. His music has been featured in the US Billboards, nominated for awards, and won awards. Despite being a hardcore rapper legendary, he is bankrupt. Many have attributed his love life to his bankruptcy.

The love scandal led him to a divorce from his 11-year wife. He has a total of 15 children, but four with his wife. He still shows up for various court sessions despite being bankrupt, which has negatively affected his career. Hopefully, he will overcome his troubles and bounce back to his employment with optimum concentration.


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