50 Cent is a popular rapper and his real name is Curtis James Jackson III. He is a songwriter, producer, actor and entrepreneur. He has made a great impact on the hip hop industry. To get money he started to sell drugs when he was twelve. But he later got interested in music and became a rapper. He is one of the best-selling rappers in the world. 50 Cent age is forty-five. In his career, he has won many awards for his albums. 50 Cents Instagram account is famous.
Know all the details about 50 Cent Biography here.
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The birth date of 5o Cent is July 6, 1975, and his birthplace is Queens, New York City. He grew up in South Jamaica neighbourhood. His mother Sabrina was a drug dealer and then died because of a fire accident. Then his grandmother raised him. At age eleven Jackson started to box. Then at fourteen, he opened a local gym for the people to exercise.
On the side, he also sold crack at primary school. One time he got caught by metal detectors in school and this made him embarrassed. He got arrested many times for selling drugs after that time.
– Early career
Jackson started to rap in the friend’s basement. Then on 1996, he got introduced to Jam Master Jay of Run-DMC. Then he first appeared on “React”. Then after that, he signed with Columbia Records. 50 Cent was able to record six songs in just two weeks. He became popular with his single titled Power of the Dollar. But he got shot by a gunman that led to serious injuries. But he became well and in 2002 he released Guess Who’s Back?
– Breakthrough albums
On 2003 50 Cent released his debut album called Get Rich or Die Tryin. This became the most hyped album in history. On 2005 he released a commercial album called The Massacre that sold 1.14 million copies. Some of 50 Cent songs are “Candy Shop”, “Disco Inferno” and “How We Do”. Particularly 50 Cent Candy Shop became very famous.
On 2003 he released the album, Curtis. Then he worked on Animal Ambition and it also became a hit. On 2015 he released his first single called Street King Immortal.
On 1996 50 Cent son Marquise Jackson born to his girlfriend Shaniqua Tompkins. But he did not have a good relationship with his girlfriend so they separated. Then 50 Cent girlfriend was Daphne Joy and with her, he had his second son named Sire Jackson. 50 Cent’ son modelled for a brand at the age of two and received $700,000.
The net worth of 50 Cent
50 Cent net worth is $30 million. He received $260 million from his business endeavours. Through his record sales and tours, he accumulated a lot of money. He started the G-Unit clothing company. Then 50 Cent movies with legends Al Pacino and Robert Deniro was also a great hit. He has a house at a Farmington, Connecticut which was formerly owned by Mike Tyson. He gave it up for sale for $18.5 million.
50 Cent is a great rapper. He is a dedicated father. He started his life by selling crack but now he has transformed his life for good.