Net Worth: $190 Million dollars
Born: October 17, 1972
Age: 45 years
Place of Origin: Missouri, United States of America
Source of Wealth: Rapper/Hip Hop Artist
Height: 173 cm
Weight: 68 kg
Star Sign: Libra
Last Updated: 2018
Slim Shady who is famously known as Eminem is American rapper, song writer, record producer, and actor. His born name is Marshall Mathers. There is no doubt that Eminem is considered the most controversial and dominant whiter rapper in the hip-hop industry.
This year Eminem turns 45. He is one of the best-selling hip-hop artists in the music industry ever. As of now, Eminem’s net worth is around $190 million. This huge wealth makes him one of the richest rappers in the world amongst Dr. Dre, Jay Z, Sean Combs and more.
After the failure of his first album, Eminem released his second album in 1999. The album launched him as a worldwide superstar and Eminem got two Grammy Awards and four MTV Video Music Awards for the album. In 2000, Slim Shady AKA Eminem released his third album called, The Marshal Mathers LP. The album was the fastest-selling album in the rap history at that time.
In 2010, Eminem released his autobiographical album called Recovery. The album earned him Grammy award. Eminem is consistently releasing his albums. Kamikaze is his latest album which the rapper has released this year. With the passage of time, Eminem’s net worth is increasing more and more.
Eminem AKA Marshal Mathers was on 17th October 1972 in St. Joseph, Missouri, USA. He was the only child of Marshall Bruce Mathers Jr. and Deborah Mathers. Both his parents were used to be a part of a band called Daddy Warbucks. When Eminem was still an infant, his father Bruce left them and started his new married life in California.
So, Eminem’s mother raised him. They had to keep moving between frequently between Missouri and Detroit due to the job nature of her mother. In Missouri, both son and mother had to live in different places.
Eminem’s childhood was not an ideal one. He frequently fought with his mother. During his time, he was often bullied and his fellow school boys used to beat him.
Eminem spent his youth in a working-class. Their home had a primarily black neighborhood. So Eminem was also a target of racial beatings. When Marshall Mathers was 17, he dropped out of his High School due to poor grades.
In his teenage time, Eminem was very obsessive about storytelling and comic books. Later, he discovered the hip-hop person in him. His mother used to throw him out of the home. Whenever she went to play Bingo, Eminem would blast the stereo and write songs.
In 2018, Eminem’s net worth is estimated $190 million.
Eminem is one of the best-selling artists in the USA. In his successful career, his albums got 10 times number-one albums on the Billboard 200 chart and his singles got five times number-one singles on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.
He has 107.5 million singles and 47.4 million albums sold to his name in the U.S. Eminem is considered as the world’s best-selling artists of all time. He is also quoted as one of the most influential artists. Rolling Stone called him the ‘King of Hip Hop’ and ranked him at the 83rd position on its list of 100 Greatest Artists of All Time.
When Eminem was 14, he and his friend Mike Ruby started to perform in rap battles. When Eminem got the reputation, he was hired by many rap groups like D12, Soul Intent, and New Jacks.
Eminem AKA Slim Shady released his first solo album with the title ‘Infinite’ in 1996. The album failed to impress the audience. The reason was Eminem’ style. Many people didn’t like his style. He was criticized that his style was not meant for hip hop. This criticism, in fact, motivated him to go further and explore his talent.
In 1997, the founder of Aftermath entertainment Dr. Dre spotted him and Eminem started working with him. With the collaboration of Dr. Dre, Eminem released his second album ‘The Slim Shady LP’ in 1999. The album was a big success and went multi-platinum.
Since then, Eminem never looked back and released multiple successful albums and sold over 47 million copies in the US alone. During his time, he has worked with many super starts. He also performed in his autobiographical movie.
Now, Slim Shady AKA Eminem is known as one the most influential and best rappers of all time. He has worked with almost every world-famous musician, including 50 Cent, Rihanna, Ed Sheeran, Drake, and more.
There is no doubt that he is one of the most praised rappers in the modern world. He also transformed the rap music into the mainstream music. And after so many successful years, Eminem has shocked and fascinated the music world with his style and youthful music.
In October 2017, Eminem ripped into President Donald Trump during the BET Hip Hop Awards. And after that, he released his album called ‘Revival’. It was the ninth album to his name. Beyoncé and Ed Sheeran featured in the two singles of his album. The album as a whole was not as successful as the previous ones.
And after few months, the rapper released a surprise album for his fans. The album named ‘Kamikaze’ was released on 31st August 2018.
As of 2018, Eminem’s net worth is approximately $190 million.
Here are some the best career achievements of Eminem.
- Billboard Music Awards – Album of the Year (The Eminem Show, 2002)
- Academy Awards – Best Original Song (Lose Yourself, 2003)
- Brit Awards – Best International Male Solo Artist (2003, 2004)
- Vibe Magazine Special Awards – Best Rapper Alive (2008)
- Billboard Music Awards – Artist of the Decade (2009)
- MOBO Awards – Best International Act (2010)
- Grammy Awards – Best Rap Album (Recovery, 2011)
- Billboard Music Awards – Top Rap Artist (2014)
Eminem who is also known as Slim Shady is no doubt, one of the most successful hip-hop artists in the world. His wealth makes him among the 20 richest rappers worldwide. As of now, Eminem’s net worth is around $190 million.
With so much rough childhood, the rapper proved himself as a successful rapper and climb through the ranks with his talent and success. His life inspired many other artists worldwide.