When I hear 50 Cent, only one song comes to mind, Candy shop. It was a major banger back in the day and I sang it like my life depended on it. I was of course too young to know what it meant then, but years later when I did, damn. I felt pretty embarrassed for 8-yr-old me. So how old is 50cent then?
50 Cent age : 43 years old.
50 Cent height : 6 ft and 1inch.
50 Cent weight: 205 pounds
Background: he was born as Curtis James Jackson III on 6th July 1975 in Queens, New York.. He was born to a 14-yr-old mother who was a drug dealer. But she later mysteriously died age 23. He never knew his father. 50 cent later followed in her drug dealing footsteps at the age of 12. However, he was arrested and imprisoned.
Education: He attended Andrew Jackson High School in Queens, New York but couldn’t finish due to his arrest. He never attended college. However, he did earn his GED in the boot camp where he served for six months.
50 Cent Wife: he is not married and he is not in any relationship. However, over the years he has dated high profile personalities like Nia Long, Kim Kardashian, Megan Good, etc. In 2006, he had a son, Marquise Jackson, with Shaniqwa Tompkins. Later on, he had a daughter, Sire Jackson, with Daphne Joy.
Music career: He began in 2000. He recorded power of the dollar for Columbia records but they drooped him. In 2002 he released the album “Guess Who’s Back” which got him recognition from Eminem. He was signed to Shady records under Eminem and Dr.Dre.
In 2003, they produced his debut album “Get Rich or Die Tryin” which made him famous. He also expanded to other markets. He invested in Vitaminwater and founded a successful headphones line called SMS Audio.
50 Cent Albums and 50 Cent songs
2000 – Power of the Dollar which was never released.
2003 – Get Rich or Die Tryin’ – with the hits “Inda Club,” “P.I.M.P.,” “Don’t’ Push Me,” “If I Can’t,” and others.
2005 – The Massacre with the hits “Intro,” “Outta Control,” and “In My Hood,” “Disco Inferno,” and “All His Love.”
2007 – Curtis with the hits “My Gun Go Off,” “Man Down,” “Ayo Technology,” “Peep Show,” “All of Me,” “I’ll Still Kill” and “Straight to the Bank,”
2009 – Before I Self Destruct. The next year, he released the “ Kanan” mix Tape where “I’m the Man,” “Nigga,” “Body Bags,” and other hits were included.
2014 – Animal Ambition with the hits “ No Romeo No Juliet”
50 Cent Movies
The rapper has starred in many films but I will only list the major bangers;
- 2005 – Get rich or die trying which was about his life
- 2008 – Righteous kill.
- 2009 – Before I self-destruct released 14 days after his album.
- 2010 – Gun
- 2011 – Setup
- 2012 – Freelancers
- 2015 – Southpaw
- 2018 – Den of Thieves
50 Cent Facebook page – It contains links to various sites with sports, politics and the usual everyday life happenings.
50 Cent Instagram – In May 2018, he threatened to leave after his post was taken down. He says he prefers twitter. 50 Cent Instagram Link: https://www.instagram.com/50cent/
50 Cent Twitter – It is filled with feeds attacking other celebrities and local authorities as well as anybody he just doesn’t like. 50 Cent Twitter Link: https://twitter.com/50cent
50 Cent Net Worth
Currently, his net worth is $30 million.
The 50 Cent net worth 2017 chart was $16 million. This was after he was sued for $7 million by Lastonia Leviston for releasing her sex tape and $17 million by Sleek for copying their headphones. He had to file for bankruptcy.
Another 50 Cent net worth 2018 chart was $20 million. This was after he paid off his creditors, got $14.5 million in lawsuit compensation and earned $8 million from a bitcoin investment.