Curtis James Jackson III
Interscope, Fiddy, Boo Boo, 50 Cent
His stage name “50 Cent” comes from a Brooklyn based robber, Kelvin Martin. Curtis Jackson chose this name as his personality matches with that of Kelvin Martin.
South Jamaica, Queens, New York, USA
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.
Rapper, actor, businessman, investor
- Father – Unknown
- Mother – Sabrina Jackson (Worked as a cocaine dealer)
- Siblings – None
50 Cent is signed to Creative Artists Agency.
G-Unit, Caroline, Capitol, Aftermath, Columbia, Interscope, Jam Master Jay, Shady, Violator
6 ft or 183 cm
94 kg or 207 pounds
50 Cent dated –
- Kat Stacks – RUMOR
- Brianna Frost – RUMOR
- 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.
- Vanessa Marcil – Actress Vanessa, who is about 7 years his senior was RUMORed to be dating him 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.
- Emily Meade (2009) – RUMOR
- Kim Kardashian (2009) – In August 2009, Kardashian and 50 Cent were RUMORed to had fling.
- Chelsea Handler (2010) – Comedian, and actress, Chelsea Handler and 50 Cent were seen getting cosy 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.
- Lindsay Lohan (2010-2011) – RUMOR
- Daphne Joy (2011-2012) – Filipino adult model, Daphne Joy and 50 Cent dated from February 2011 until October 2012.
Race / Ethnicity
50 Cent’s body specifications may be –
- Chest – 49 in or 124.5 cm
- Arms / Biceps – 17 in or 43 cm
- Waist – 34 in or 87 cm
His shoe size is not known.
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.
Best Known For
His bodybuilder build, rapping skills and appearance in several movies.
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.
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.
First TV Show
In 2005, he appeared in adult animated sitcom The Simpsons as himself in an episode titled “Pranksta Rap”.
He has a buffed up body and follows a nutrition plan called Formula 50, which is a 6 week routine for beginners. Get to know more about this at Bodybuilding.com.
He used to be an amateur boxer before.
50 Cent Favorite Things
- Food – Margherita Pizza
- Actor – Charlie Sheen
- Ninja Turtle (Cartoon) – Donatello
50 Cent Facts
- 50 Cent has worked with Glacéau and created a vitamin water drink called “Formula 50”.
- His mom was 15 at the time of his birth and she was a lesbian.
- 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.
- He was born in an extremely poor urban neighborhood in Queens, New York.
- He started taking interest in boxing at the age of 11.
- He used to bring drugs and guns to his school.
- 50 Cent has voiced the roles in several video games such as 50 Cent: Bulletproof in 2005 as himself, 50 Cent: Blood on the Sand in 2009 as himself and Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 in 2009 as Navy SEAL.
- He has four pet dogs – Blue-nose pit bulls.
- He is the founder of the company SMS Audio, SMS Promotions, and SK Energy.
- Visit his official website @ 50cent.com and www.thisis50.com.
- Connect with 50 Cent on Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, Google+, Instagram and MySpace.