|50 Cent Quick Info|
|Date of Birth||July 6, 1975|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
50 Cent is an American rapper, songwriter, television producer, actor, and businessperson who has been described as a “master of the nuanced art of lyrical brevity”. He was discovered by Eminem and has become one of the world’s best-selling rappers. He has released albums including Get Rich or Die Tryin’, Curtis, The Massacre, Before I Self Destruct, and Animal Ambition. Moreover, 50 Cent has also won several awards including at least a Grammy Award, 13 Billboard Music Awards, 6 World Music Awards, 3 American Music Awards, and 4 BET Awards. Billboard ranked him the 6th-best artist of the 2000s and the 3rd-best rapper (behind Eminem and Nelly).
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 that of Kelvin Martin.
South Jamaica, Queens, New York, United States
Jackson attended Andrew Jackson High School in Cambria Heights, Queens.
He dropped out of school at the age of 16 after he was arrested for the possession of guns and narcotics.
Rapper, Actor, Singer, Songwriter, Businessperson, Investor
- Mother – Sabrina Jackson (Worked as a cocaine dealer)
- Siblings – None
- Others – Beulah Jackson (Maternal Grandmother)
50 Cent has been signed to Creative Artists Agency.
G-Unit, Caroline, Capitol, Aftermath, Columbia, Interscope, Jam Master Jay, Shady, Violator
In 2021, his net worth was $40 Million according to CelebrityNetWorth.com.
6 ft or 183 cm
94 kg or 207 pounds
Girlfriend / Spouse
50 Cent has dated –
- Mya – He was romantically involved with singer, songwriter, dancer, producer, and actor Mya in the past.
- Halle Berry – He once had a fling with actor Halle Berry.
- Suelyn Medeiros – It is RUMORed that he once had an encounter with Brazilian glamor model Suelyn Medeiros.
- Dollicia Bryan
- Sky Nellor – RUMOR
- Olivia Longott – RUMOR
- Misa Hylton-Brim – RUMOR
- Elise Neal – RUMOR
- Natalie Gauvreau – He previously had a short-lived romance with Canadian glamor model Natalie Gauvreau.
- Kat Stacks – RUMOR
- Brianna Frost – RUMOR
- Tahiry Jose – Adult model, Tahiry Jose dated 50 Cent 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.
- Karrine Steffans (2000)
- 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.
- Naomi Campbell (2004) – Rapper was rumored to be dating British model, Naomi Campbell in the past.
- Joy Bryant (2005) – American model Joy Bryant and 50 Cent were an item from May 2005 to December 2005.
- Nia Long (2005) – In May 2005, he started going out with actor Nia Long but they broke up soon after in September 2005.
- Victoria Rowell (2006) – RUMOR
- Layla Rumi (2006)
- 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.
- Jessica White (2007) – RUMOR
- Paris Hilton (2008)
- Emily Meade (2009) – RUMOR
- 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.
- Lindsay Lohan (2010-2011) – RUMOR
- 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.
- Teairra Mari (2016) – He had an encounter with singer-songwriter and actor Teairra Mari in 2016.
- Nikki Nicole (2018-2019) – In December 2018, he began dating stylist Nikki Nicole but the duo parted ways the following year in June.
- Jamira Haines (2019-Present) – He started going out with Jamira Haines in August 2019.
Race / Ethnicity
He is of African-American descent.
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 physique, rapping skills, and his 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 the U.S.
50 Cent starred in the 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 an 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.
He used to be an amateur boxer before.
50 Cent Favorite Things
- Food – Margherita Pizza
- Actor – Charlie Sheen
- Ninja Turtle (Cartoon) – Donatello
Source – IMDb, Today.com
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.
- 50 Cent launched his first film production company called G-Unit Films in 2003. His 2nd production company, Cheetah Vision was launched in 2008.
- He became a licensed boxing promoter in July 2012 and later launched his new company, TMT (The Money Team).
- He became a minority investor in the live video broadcasting mobile app, Hang w/, in 2013.
- In 2014, 50 Cent became a minority shareholder in Effen Vodka.
- In December 2014, he signed a $78 million deal with the luxury underwear brand, FRIGO Revolution Wear. According to the deal, he became the chief fashion designer for the brand’s single pair of Frigo boxers.
- In 2021, 50 Cent was announced as one of the headliners of the music festival, Golden Sand in Riviera Maya.
- 50 Cent moved to Houston in May 2021. While living in Houston, he used to write screenplays for new crime shows.
- He has cited Big Daddy Kane, Boogie Down Productions, EPMD, The Juice Crew, and KRS-One as some of his rapping influences.
- Rapper LL Cool J was the inspiration behind his 2003 song, 21 Questions.
- In 2023, 50 Cent was ranked at the 17th spot in Billboard‘s “best rapper of all time” list.
- His celebrity crush is Helen Mirren.