Eminem is one of the most popular rappers in the world he had created numerous hit albums including The Marshall Mathers LP. Eminem was born on 17 October 1972 as Marshall Bruce Mathers III in St. Joseph, Missouri. Eminem age is 46 years old (As of 2018). Let’s have a quick overview of Eminem’s biography.
|Real Name||Marshall Bruce Mathers III|
|Nickname||Double M, M&M, Marshall Mathers, Slim Shady|
|Profession||Rapper, Record Producer, Actor|
|Age||46 Years (As of 2018)|
|Date of Birth||17 October 1972|
|Birthplace||St. Joseph, Missouri, U.S.|
|Hometown||Detroit, Michigan, U.S.|
|Famous For||Please Stand Up, Not Afraid, Love the way you Lie, Mockingbird and Mosh|
|Debut||Album – Infinite (1996)
Film – The Hip Hop Witch (1996)
Eminem Height, Weight & Body Measurements
|Height||in Feet-Inches- 5’ 8”|
|Weight||in Kilograms- 72 kg|
|Body Measurements||43 – 32 – 14 Inches|
|Chest Size||43 Inches|
|Waist Size||32 Inches|
|Biceps Size||14 Inches|
|Shoe Size||10 Inches|
Eminem Family And Relatives
|Father||Marshall Bruce Mathers, Jr. (Member of the band Daddy Warbucks)|
|Mother||Deborah Rae Nelson (Debbie)(Member of the band Daddy Warbucks)|
Eminem Affairs, Girlfriends, Children’s And Marital Status
Kimberly Scott (1989-2006)
Kesia Alveraz (1999-2000)
Brittany Andrews (2001)
|Wife/Spouse||Kimberly Anne Scott (m. 1999, div. 2001, m. 2006, div. 2006)|
|Current Relationship Status||Single|
Eminem Education And School, College
|Educational Qualification||High School drop out|
|School||Lincoln High School|
Eminem Favorites Things And Like & Dislike
|Favorite Color||Light Blue|
|Favorite Music||Hip Hop|
|Favorite Song||Put your hands where my eyes can see – Busta Rhymes|
|Favorite Rappers||Tupac Shakur, Jay-Z, and Dr. Dre|
|Favorite Book||Comic Books|
|Favorite Food||Fast Food (Taco’s Bell and Wendy’s)|
|Hobbies||Writing, Rapping, Listening to music, Football and Watching movies|
Eminem Money Factor
|Net Worth||200 Million $|
Some Other Additional Facts About Eminem
EMINEM’s stylized form is EMINEM.
Rolling Stone ranked Eminem on the list of 100 Greatest Artists of All Times at number 83 and called him the King of Hip Hop.
Ten of his albums have been on Billboard 200 and have sold 172 million albums all over the world. He’s the artist who best sells hip-hop.
In 1999, Eminem won a Grammy Award for Best Rap Album, as well as two albums “The Marshall Mathers LP” (2000) and “The Eminem Show” (2002).
He took a hiatus after releasing Encore in 2004 and released his album Relapse (2009) and Recovery (2010). Relapse was the year’s best-selling album and the Eminem Show was the same.
“The Marshall Mathers LP 2” won two Grammys, including the “Best Rap Album,” adding a total of 15 awards to Eminem’s Grammys.
Eminem was the first rap artist to win the Academy Award for his song “Lose Yourself” for the hip-hop movie “8 Mile” in the category Best Original Song.
Eminem’s mother met Bruce (father of M&M) at the age of 14, and Debbie nearly died when she was 17 for 73 hours of work.
When he was a child, Eminem and Debby shuffled between Missouri and Michigan. For more than a year, they were never stable in a place and often stayed with relatives.
Eminem wrote letters to his father, but they were always marked as “Return to Sender.” Eminem is remembered as a happy boy but is also thought to be a loner.
In school and neighborhood, he was intimidated. He was seriously injured by De’Angelo Bailey once. Debbie sued the school but dismissed the case.
Eminem lived in the black neighborhood of Detroit in the lower middle class, where the black youth beat him up. They were one of three white households. When he was 9, he stayed in a coma for several days.
Eminem liked more than music to tell stories and wanted to be a comic artist. Debbie’s half-brother Ronnie Polkinghorn gave Eminem a CD that brought to Eminem’s ears the first rap song.
Later on, Ronnie Polkinghorn was also his music mentor. When he committed suicide in 1991, Eminem did not speak for several days; nor did he attend his funeral.
In his early life, Eminem experienced little stability and the social worker described his mother as “suspicious and paranoid.”
She allowed Kimberly Scott to stay at home. Due to absence and low grades, Mathew Mathers was in a 9th standard for three years. After the third year, he fell. He took several jobs to support the household, but he remembers his mother throwing him out. When she was a way to play bingo, he would play the music and write songs.
At the age of 14, Eminem and his friends in the neighborhood began to rape on the streets. They would sneak into the lunchroom of a school to fight rap.
He also participated in the open micro rap battles on Detroit’s so-called zero-ground.
As much as the white man had trouble growing up in a black neighborhood, he seemed to be raping. The white man is struggling to make it into black people’s genre. But his music liked the underground crowd.
He doesn’t permit profanity or swearing at home.
The disc jockeys didn’t welcome Eminem’s first album and the feedback he received was-“Why don’t you go to Rock n Roll? ”. In fact, this changed Eminem’s style to write more angry and free lyrics.
Eminem is left handed.
Kim and he lived in an area with a high crime rate and were stolen several times. Eminem washed and cooked for Gilbert’s Lodge, a local restaurant.
After Hailie’s birth, he worked so hard that he was described as a model employee 60 hours a week.
He said, “It was like five days before Christmas, which is Hailie’s birthday when he was fired just before Christmas.
After the release of his first album Infinite, he got into substance abuse, which ended in a suicide attempt along with his personal problems.
He stayed with his mother in a mobile home after being fired from the Gilbert’s Lodge for the last time, together with his wife Kim.
Slim Shady was his alter ego that caught his attention. Eminem went to a rap battle in New York at the Rap Olympics in 1997 after being expelled from his home.
He scored second place and Interscope Records staff were present in the audience that took Dr. Dre’s music.
As soon as he heard the music of Eminem, Dr. Dre ordered “Find him. That’s it! ”. His team was reluctant to hire a white rapper, but Dr. Dre says: “If you’re purple, I don’t give a fuck; if you can kick it, I’ll work with you.”
The U.S. Secret Service said it examined the fact that Eminem threatened to kill the president. The reason was Eminem’s song “We are the lyrics of Americans” -“We As Americans” (“Fu*k money / I don’t rap for dead presidents / I’d rather see the president dead / I’ve never said it, but I’ve set precedents”).
After President Bush’s re-election, the end of the song’s video “Mosh” was changed. Eminem holds the record as the highest-selling album in history for his album Recovery! It sold more than three million copies in the United States.
Eminem is the only rapper with two albums certified with diamonds.
Eminem received on Facebook 60 million “likes,” surpassing Lady Gaga, Justin Bieber, Rihanna and Michael Jackson.
The autobiography of Eminem The Way I Am describes his struggle for fame and personal life, which also includes the original notes of his songs.
Eminem was addicted to Vicodin, Ambien and Valium sleeping pills. When he worked a 16-hour shift for his film 8 Mile, he had his first Ambien when someone offered him to take the tablet to sleep because Eminem was sleepless.
Because of his drug addiction, his weight had shot up to 100 kgs (230 pounds), as he also had a lot of fast food.
He’s still scribbling! To be literal! Almost ever!
After he began buying drugs from a dealer, Eminem collapsed in his bathroom. He was taken to the hospital and doctors said that the drugs were equivalent to four bags of heroin and only two hours from death.
He refused to sing at the Oscars because the original uncut version couldn’t be sung.
He joined church meetings to clean drugs but stopped getting tired of autographs. He joined an exercise plan that included running and in April 2008 became sober.
He was the number one best-selling artist for the decade 2000-2010, according to Nielsen SoundScan.
“love your way” is 11 x Platinum and “Not Afraid” is 10 x Platinum and both are Diamond certified.
Eminem sued Audi in 2012 for using his song “Lose Yourself.” in their Audi 6 ad.
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