50 Cent Net Worth, Height, Age, Wife, Family, Biography

50 Cent Net Worth, Height, Age, Wife, Family, Biography
50 Cent Net Worth, Height, Age, Wife, Family, Biography

Curtis James Jackson III (born July 6, 1975), better known by his stage name 50 Cent, is an American rapper, actor, businessman, and investor. Born in the South Jamaica neighborhood of the borough of Queens, Jackson began selling drugs at an early age during the 1980s. 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 nine times in front of his grandmother’s house. After Jackson released the compilation album Guess Who’s Back? (2002) he was discovered by Eminem and signed to Interscope Records. With the help of Eminem and Dr. Dre, Jackson became one of the world’s best-selling rappers and rose to prominence with East Coast hip hop group G-Unit (which he leads de facto).

50 Cent Net Worth, Height, Age, Wife, Family, Biography

  • Real Name – Curtis Jackson
  • Also Known As – 50 Cent, Fiddy
  • Birthday – July 06, 1975
  • Profession – American rapper, actor, businessman and investor
  • Net Worth – $40-50 Million
  • Height – 1.73 m
  • Weight – 77 kg
  • Body Stats – Chest – 44 inches, Waist – 34 inches, Biceps- 15.5 inches
  • Hair Color – Black
  • Eye Color – Brown
  • Spouse – Daphne Joy (m. 2016), Shaniqua Tompkins (m. 1996–2003)
  • Children – Sire Jackson (Son) with Daphne Joy, Marquise Jackson (Son) with Shaniqua Tompkins
  • Zodiac Sign –
  • Nationality – African-American
  • Birth Place – South Jamaica, New York, United States
  • College/University – N/A
  • Ethnicity – Black
  • Religion – Christian
  • Citizenship – United States
  • Parents – Sabrina Jackson (Mother), African-American descent, Alfred Jackson (Father), African-American descent
  • Siblings- Marquise Jackson (Younger Half-Brother), Zachary Jackson (Older maternal half-brother), Millie Jackson (Older Paternal Half-Sister)

50 CENT Early Life & Career

Curtis James Jackson III, better known by his stage name 50 Cent, was born on July 6, 1975 in the borough of Queens, New York. His mother, Sabrina, raised him as a single parent after his father abandoned the family when he was just eight years old.

50 Cent began selling drugs at an early age during the 1980s. He later began pursuing a musical career and in 2000 he produced Power of the Dollar for Columbia Records. However, days before the planned release he was shot nine times in front of his grandmother’s house.

After Jackson released the compilation album Guess Who’s Back? (2002) he was discovered by Eminem and signed to Interscope Records. With the help of Eminem and Dr. Dre, Jackson became one of the world’s best-selling rappers and rose to prominence with East Coast hip hop group G-Unit (which he leads de facto).

50 CENT Personal Life

Jackson has been married twice, first to Shaniqua Tompkins from 1996 to 2003, with whom he has a son, Marquise. He then married Daphne Joy in 2016, with whom he has a son, Sire.

50 CENT Achievements

With more than 30 million albums sold worldwide, Jackson is one of the best-selling music artists of all time. He has won multiple awards, including a Grammy Award, thirteen BET Awards, six MTV Video Music Awards, three American Music Awards, and two World Music Awards.

50 CENT Discography

Studio albums:

Get Rich or Die Tryin’ (2003)

The Massacre (2005)

Curtis (2007)

Before I Self Destruct (2009)

Animal Ambition (2014)

Street King Immortal (2016)

Compilation albums:

God’s Plan (2017)

The Big 10 (2011)

Best Of (2017)

Mixtapes:

The Kanan Tape (2016)

The Lost Tape (2012) with DJ Drama

The Big 10 (2011)

Forever King (2010)

War Angel LP (2009)

Curtis vs. Rick Ross (2008) with Rick Ross

No Mercy, No Fear (2002)

50 CENT Filmography

Movies:

Get Rich or Die Tryin’ (2005)

Home of the Brave (2006)

Righteous Kill (2008)

12 Rounds (2009)

Setup (2011)

Freelancers (2012)

The Frozen Ground (2013)

Television:

Power (2014-2020)

The Oath (2018)

For Life (2020)

50 CENT Hobbies

50 Cent enjoys boxing and has his own line of boxing equipment and a boxing video game. He is also an avid poker player and has his own line of poker products.

  • Favorite Food – Pizza, Lobster
  • Favorite Color – Red
  • Favorite Sports Teams – New York Yankees, Los Angeles Lakers
  • Favorite TV Show – Breaking Bad
  • Favorite Movie – Scarface

50 CENT Controversy

 50 Cent has been involved in several controversies throughout his career. In 2003, he was accused of assaulting a woman at a nightclub. He was also accused of making homophobic and misogynistic comments in his music. In 2007, he was sued for $1 million by Rick Ross’s baby mother for posting a sex tape of her online without her consent. He was also sued by a fan for $5 million for throwing a microphone into the crowd at a concert, which hit the fan in the head.In 2014, 50 Cent filed for bankruptcy. This was due to him owing $32 million to creditors. His assets were estimated to be worth $15-$50 million.

Some Lesser Known Facts About 50 CENT

  • Does 50 Cent smoke?: Yes
  • Does 50 Cent drink alcohol?: Yes
  • He was ranked the sixth-best artist of the 2000s by Billboard.
  • In 2002, he was shot nine times in front of his grandmother’s house. He later said that the incident made him feel “more focused”.


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