Eminem is an American songwriter, record producer, rapper, executive, film producer, and actor, as well as one of the most famous and successful music artists in the history of the entertainment industry. Over his decades-long career, he has released a number of hugely successful albums and singles and remains one of the most influential rappers ever. Read on to learn more about his early life, biography, private life, and net worth.
Early Life, Biography, and Personal Life
Marshal Bruce Mathers III was born on October 17, 1972, in Saint Joseph, Missouri, USA, to parents Marshall Bruce Mathers Jr. and Deborah R. Nelson. A lot about his difficult childhood and troubles can be learned through his amazing songs, which often tell his life story in a clear and heartfelt way.
He grew up in a rough neighborhood and his family did not have much while he was growing up. A single mother raised. However, she was an alcoholic and she was ignorant about her son at times. Young Marshal was also bullied in school on a daily basis, and he never even finished high school.
Eminem’s one true love is his high school girlfriend Kimberly Anne Scott. Some of his best songs are about her and their relationship, and they are marked with feelings like passion and hate. The pair was married twice. They have a daughter together, Hallie Jade. Eminem also adopted Kimberly’s two other daughters, Whitney Scott Mathers and Alaina Marie Mathers.
Career and Achievements
Despite his limited traditional education, he is a lyrical genius and can easily make a freestyle about anything. He can also write deep and emotional songs about a range of different topics and moments from his life. The world has learned over the years that Eminem can make a song about anything, and release it at any time. He worked with the biggest name in rap, including 50 Cent, Snoop Dogg, his mentor Dr. Dre, Rihanna, and more.
Eminem started his career in rapping in 1996 when he released his first album, “Infinite”. Seven solo albums followed, “The Slim Shady LP”, “The Marshal Mathers LP”, “The Eminem Show”, “Recovery”, “The Marshal Mathers LP 2”, “Encore”, and “Relapse”. He was also a member of the D12 rap collective and worked on their albums “D12 World” and “Devil’s Night”.
For his amazing work he has won many awards, including 14 American Music Awards, 17 Billboard Music Awards, 3 Blockbuster Entertainment Awards, 2 BMI Film/TV Awards, 4 BRIT Awards, 9 Detroit Music Awards, 15 Grammy Awards, 1 Academy Award (Oscar), etc.
Thanks to his amazing work in rap, Eminem has a huge wealth to his name. His estimated net worth as of 2020 is more than $230 million, which he mostly earned from sales and tours. He has collaborated with dozens of other artists through his Shady Records production house, which further contributed to his wealth.