Eminem aka Rap God of Hip Hop music industry is a well-known rapper, producer, actor, and songwriter. He has sold over 172 million copies worldwide and is considered as one of the greatest and best selling artist of all time. He has worked with singers like Rihanna, Pink, 50 Cent, Usher and Nicki Minaj etc. Here is a quick summary of Eminem’s net worth in 2018, career and earnings.
Eminem was born as Marshall Bruce Mathers III in 1972 on 17th October to Deborah R. Nelson and Marshall Bruce Mathers Jr.
Eminem allegedly claimed that he and Mariah Carey were dating, however, the pop singer denied any such claim, which started a musical war between the two celebrities.
Eminem’s high school girlfriend Kimberly Anne Scott is the only true love of his life. Eminem has written some exclusive and intimate songs about her, which reflect hate and passion. They have been in an on and off relationships for years. He has married her twice, but sadly their love was too passionate to tame their marriage.
Eminem and Kimberly have one daughter named Hailie Jade together. Kimberly also has two other daughters named Whitney Scott Mathers, and Alaina Marie Mathers, who are adopted by Eminem. Kimberly has openly accepted that she has cheated on Eminem about which he has rapped in a lot of songs.
Eminem has grown a lot in the past few years, which also reflects in his music. Earlier he used to make songs criticising his mother, gays and other social aspects. Now he has written songs expressing his regret to have said those words, apologising most beautifully through his music.
Eminem hasn’t even completed his high school education but still manages to write better lyrics than most people in the industry today. He has great knowledge of words and their rhythm. You can expect Eminem to make a rap about anything anytime.
Eminem grew up in a shady neighbourhood, because of his family conditions. His mother was a single mother, who was also an alcoholic and was often ignorant about raising Eminem.
Eminem also had a rough time in his school where he was bullied a lot. His childhood trauma and experience has helped him in creating some of his best motivational songs like ‘Phenomenal’, ‘Not Afraid’, and ‘Till I Collapse’.
He started his rapping career in 1996 releasing his first album called ‘Infinite’. Later he released 7 solo albums ‘The Slim Shady LP’, ‘The Marshall Mathers LP’, ‘The Eminem Show’, ‘Recovery’, ‘The Marshall Mathers LP 2’, ‘Encore’, and ‘Relapse’.
He has also made two albums with his group D12 called ‘D12 World’ and ‘Devil’s Night’.
Awards & Achievements
Eminem has the maximum number of awards won by any white hip-hop artist. He has won ‘Academy Award’, 14 ‘American Music Awards’, ‘Barbados Music Awards’, 17 ‘Billboard Music Awards’, 3 ‘Blockbuster Entertainment Award’, 2 ‘BMI Film/ TV Awards’, 2 ‘BMI Pop Award’, 4 ‘BRIT Awards’, 9 ‘Detroit Music Award’, 7 ‘ECHO Awards’, 15 ‘Grammy Awards’, and many more other awards.
Net Worth of Eminem
Eminem has an estimated net worth of over $200 million. He has made most of his fortune with the sales of his records; however, he also makes a good amount of sum collaborating with other artists. He also makes some extra dollars through his record production ‘Shady Records’.
Eminem is the only white rapper who is respected and loved by black people. Unlike other rappers who only talk about drugs, sex, and money, Eminem likes to write about his personal life. Musicians respect him so much in the industry that they feel happy about being mentioned in his songs, whether for a good or a bad reason.