50 Cent is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, actor, television producer, entrepreneur and investor. 50 Cent was ranked the sixth best artist of the 2000s and the third best rapper (behind Eminem and Nelly) by Billboard. Rolling Stone consider Get Rich or Die Tryin and “In da Club” to be in their lists of “100 Best albums of the 2000s” and “100 Best songs of the 2000s” at numbers 37 and 13 respectively.
Curtis James Jackson III
Interscope, Fiddy, Boo Boo, 50 Cent
Rapper, Singer, Actor, Entrepreneur, Investor
G-Unit, Caroline, Capitol, Aftermath, Columbia, Interscope, Jam Master Jay, Shady, Violator
Birthday / Date of Birth
50 Cent was born on July 06, 1975, in South Jamaica, Queens, New York, United States.
He is currently 43 years old.
Jackson attended Andrew Jackson High School in Cambria Heights, Queens. He dropped out from the school at the age of 16 after he was arrested for the possession of guns and narcotics.
- Father – Unknown
- Mother – Sabrina Jackson (Worked as a cocaine dealer)
- Siblings – None
Girlfriend / Spouse
50 Cent has dated –
- Tahiry Jose – Adult model, Tahiry Jose dated 50 Cent in the past.
- Naomi Campbell – Rapper was rumored to be dating British model, Naomi Campbell in the past.
- Nicole Narain – Adult model, Nicole Narain was rumored to be an item with 50 Cent in the past.
- Shaniqua Tompkins (1995-1999) – Shaniqua, an American entrepreneur dated 50 Cent from 1995 to 1999. During this time, she gave birth to the couple’s first child, a son named, Marquise born on October 13, 1997.
- Meagan Good (2001-2004) – 50 Cent, then hooked up with actress Meagan Good. They dated from April 2001 until March 2004.
- Vivica A. Fox (2003) – Actress Vivica dated Jackson in 2003. She is about 11 years his senior. They broke up after they both exchanged insults.
- Joy Bryant (2005) – American model, Joy Bryant and 50 Cent were an item from May 2005 to December 2005.
- Ciara (2007-2010) – While on a tour in 2007, Ciara and 50 Cent did a song together and eventually started dating. Ciara, who is 10 years younger than him dated him from February 2007 until July 2010.
- Kim Kardashian (2009) – In August 2009, Kardashian and 50 Cent were rumored to have had a fling.
- Melyssa Ford (2010) – In September 2010, 50 Cent exchanged flirty messages on social media with Canadian model and actress, Melyssa Ford which sparked dating rumors.
- Chelsea Handler (2010) – Comedian, and actress, Chelsea Handler and 50 Cent were seen getting cozy in a bar in New Orleans in October 2010. As a result, they were rumored to be dating each other from that time until December 2010.
- Daphne Joy (2011-2012) – Filipino adult model, Daphne Joy and 50 Cent dated from February 2011 until October 2012. Together, they had a son named, Sire in 2012.
- Tatted Up Holly (2013-2015) – From July 2013 to February 2015, Puerto Rican model Tatted Up Holly and 50 Cent were an item.
- Vanessa Marcil (2015) – Actress Vanessa, who is about 7 years his senior was RUMORed to be dating him in the past.
- In feet – 6 feet 0 inches
- In centimeters – 183 cm
- In meters – 1.83 m
- In Kilograms – 94 kg
- In Pounds – 207 lbs
- Measurements – 49-17-34
- Chest – 49 inches
- Biceps – 17 inches
- Waist – 34 inches
He wears a size 11.5 (US) shoe.
His bodybuilder physique, rapping skills and appearance in several movies.
50 Cent starred in 2005 crime drama film Get Rich or Die Tryin’ as Marcus. The film is based on the life of 50 Cent.
50 Cent released his debut album Get Rich or Die Tryin’ on February 6, 2003 via Shady, Interscope and Aftermath Records. It topped the charts of US Billboard 200 as well as Canadian album charts. He was able to sell 15,000,000 copies worldwide. It was certified as 6x Platinum in U.S.
In 2005, he appeared in an adult animated sitcom The Simpsons as himself in an episode titled “Pranksta Rap”.
He endorsed Reebok to sell their “G-Unit Sneakers” from November 2003 to 2008. Other brand endorsements include G-Unit clothing company, vitamin water drink called Formula 50, SMS Audio, SK Energy, and SMS Promotions.
Awards & Nominations
50 Cent is an American rapper. After releasing his mixtape Guess Who’s Back? in 2002, he was discovered by rapper Eminem and signed to Interscope Records. His commercial debut album Get Rich or Die Tryin’ (2003) earned him a Best New Artist nomination at the 46th Grammy Awards, a Billboard Music Award for Album of the Year and the ASCAP Songwriter of the Year Award. 50 Cent’s second album The Massacre (2005) earned him five Grammy nominations, six Billboard Music Awards, and another ASCAP Songwriter of the Year award. His third album Curtis made him the Best-Selling Hip-Hop Artist at the 2007 World Music Awards. Currently, 50 Cent has received 86 awards from 135 nominations.
Axl Rose Favorites
- Favorite Actor – Charlie Sheen
- Favorite Ninja Turtle (Cartoon) – Donatello
- Favorite Food – Margherita Pizza
50 Cent Net worth
50 Cent has an estimated net worth of $170 million dollars as of 2019.
Social Media Profiles
Some Lesser Known Facts About 50 Cent
- He was born in an extremely poor urban neighborhood in Queens, New York.
- His mom was 15 at the time of his birth and she was a lesbian.
- He used to bring drugs and guns to his school.
- He started taking interest in boxing at the age of 11.
- 50 Cent was raised only by his mother but she died in 1983 (when 50 Cent was 8 years old) due to consuming a drink mixed with drugs.
- 50 Cent has worked with Glacéau and created a vitamin water drink called “Formula 50”.
- In 2003, he founded G-Unit Records, signing his G-Unit associates Young Buck, Lloyd Banks and Tony Yayo.
- He has four pet dogs, Blue-nose pit bulls.
- Jackson received $100,000 for his work in the movie Southpaw and $50,000 for acting in Spy.
- He also appears on the Starz television show Power where receives $20,000 per episode for his appearance and $15,000 bonus for serving as the show’s executive producer.
- He is the founder of the company SMS Audio, SMS Promotions and SK Energy.
- In December 2014, Jackson signed a $78 million deal with FRIGO Revolution Wear, a luxury underwear brand.
- In March 31, 2017, Interscope Records released 50 Cent’s final album for the label, a greatest hits album titled Best Of.
- Visit his official website @ thisis50.com.