Curtis James Jackson III was given birth to in the year 1975 July 6th and is popularly referred to by his stage name “50 Cent”. He has been involved with rapping, singing, acting, Investing and also as an entrepreneur throughout his career.
Curtis Jackson was given birth to in South Jamaica (Borough of Queens) and was involved with drug trafficking at an early age of twelve. Soon after he abandoned drug deals to pursue his musical career, prior to the release of his first album, the artiste was shot with nine bullets and needed surgical procedure to stay alive.
Upon his full recovery he debut his album titled “Guess Who’s Back” and in the year 2012 he was first discovered by popular rap king “Eminem”.
RECORDS HE SIGNED WITH
- Shady Records.
- Aftermath Entertainment.
- Interscope Records.
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- He has won One Grammy Award
- He has won Thirteen Billboard Musical Awards
- He has won Six World Music Awards
- He has won Four BET Awards
- He has won Three American Music Awards
Along with the assistance of popular artiste “Eminem and Dr. Dre”, Curtis Jackson released his first ever major label album titled “Get Rich or Die Tryin’”. As of today, Curtis Jackson is highly regarded among the best-selling rap kings of all time and his involvement with the East Coast Hip Hop Group known as “G-Unit” still remains the best in that category.
In the year 2005, he founded the “G-Unit Records” and signed several top talents such as Lloyd Banks, Tony Yayo and many others. He has since then released five studio albums, with only his second studio album enjoying similar success with his first. The sale of his albums has grossed over 30 million albums sold both nationwide and worldwide.
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In recent times, the artiste has moved on to appear in high budget movies (Get Rich or Die Trying (2005), Righteous Kill (2008) and a few others.) and have also become very popular for his performances.
50 Cent Facts
- He was born in Queens New York which is a very poor neighborhood
- At the age of eleven, 50 Cent had interest in boxing
- His mom gave birth to him while she was fifteen and she was also a lesbian
- He owns four pet dogs
- He was raised by his mom but she later dies when he was eight years old
- 50 Cent partnered with a company known as Glaceau and created the “Formula 50′ drink
50 Cent Age and Nationality
- Curtis James Jackson III
- 50 Cent, Fiddy, Interscope
Date of birth
- 1975 July 6TH
Place of Birth
- South Jamaica, Queens, New York (United States)
- United State of America
How Tall Is 50 Cent – 50 Cent Height, Weight and Full Body Measurement
Body Build Type
- Body Builder
- 183 cm
- 94 kg
- Chest – 124.5 cm
- Arms – 43 cm
- Waist – 87 cm
- Dark Brown
- Andrew Jackson High School
- Unknown Father
- Sabrina Jackson (Mother)
- Rapper, Actor, business man and investor
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