Cardi B, is an American rapper, songwriter and social media personality. She first attracted attention for discussing her career as a stripper on social media; coupled with her “no filter attitude”, she became an Internet celebrity through Instagram.
Cardi B, became the first solo female rapper after Lauryn Hill’s to claim the top spot with “Bodak Yellow”, on the Hot 100 chart.
- Nationality: New York, United States of American
- Date of Birth: October 12, 1992
- Occupation: Rapper/ Social Media Personality
- Net Worth: $12 Million
Cardi B Biography
Belcalis Marlenis Almanzar was bornon October 11, 1992, in The Bronx borough of New York City. She was raised in the Highbridge neighborhood of the South Bronx. Cardi B was born to a Dominican father and Trinidadian mother. She spent much time at her paternal grandmother’s home in Washington Heights, which she credits with giving her “such a thick accent.” As a youth, Cardi B was a member of the Bloods, and has said she was a gang member since the age of 16. See Also: Demi Lovato Net Worth ($40 Million) and Biography.
She went on to attend Renaissance High School For Musical Theater & Technology, a small specialty school on the Herbert H. Lehman campus.
Early 2017, Cardi B started dating fellow American rapper Offset. On October 27, 2017, Offset proposed to Cardi B at the Wellls Fargo Center in Philadelphia. Offset and Cardi B secretly got married in September, at their private residence.
On July 10, 2018, she gave birth to her first child, a bouncing baby girl(Kulture Kari Cephus).
Cardi B Career Path
Cardi B became stripper at the age of 19. Her former manager recommended she work at a strip club. According to her she had to become a stripper to escape poverty and domestic violence, having been in an abusive relationship at the time. She also said becoming a stripper was positive for her life in many ways: “It really saved me from a lot of things.
She began to gain publicity in 2013, due to several of her videos going viral on social media, on Vine and her official Instagram page.
Cardi B career started with Jamaican dance hall singer Popcaan, on his single “Boom Boom” in November 2015 . On March 7, 2016, Cardi B released her first full-length project, a mixtape titled Gangsta Bitch Music, Vol. 1.
On January 20, 2017, Cardi B released her second mixtape, Gangsta Bitch Music, Vol. 2. Cardi B signed her first major recording contract with Atlantic Records on February 2017.
On June 16, 2017, Atlantic Records released Cardi B’s commercial debut single, titled “Bodak Yellow”.
“Bodak Yellow” entered the top two of the US Billboard Hot 100 chart. The song also reached number one on Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs. Cardi B claimed the top spot with “Bodak Yellow”, becoming the first solo female rapper to do so since Lauryn Hill’s “Doo Wop (That Thing)”.
Cardi B debut studio album, Invasion of Privacy, was released on April 6, 2018. The album entered at number one in the United States.
Her fourth single, “I Like It”, which features Bad Bunny and J Balvin, reached number one on the Hot 100; this marked her second number one on the chart and made her the first female rapper to achieve multiple chart-toppers. Her collaboration with Maroon 5, “Girls Like You,” also reached number one on the Hot 100 chart, the music video reached 1 billion views on YouTube. Invasion of Privacy was certified double platinum by the RIAA.
In 2015, Cardi B joined the cast of the VH1 reality television series Love & Hip Hop: New York, debuting in season six. She is considered the breakout star of the show’s sixth season. The sixth and seventh seasons chronicle her rise to stardom and her turbulent relationship with her incarcerated fiancé. On December 30, 2016, after two seasons, she announced that she would be leaving the show to further pursue a career in music. See Also: TY Burrell Net Worth ($30 Million) and Biography.
Cardi B Net Worth
We calculate Cardi B net worth base on her sales, TV appearance fees and royalties from streaming platforms. Cardi B current net worth is $12 million.