Eminem is a boss in every right. Very few people have won both a Grammy and an Oscar and he is one of them. He has come a long way from living in a trailer with his mom to owning a comic book collection worth over USD 1 Million adding onto his massive net-worth. We take a look at his net worth, his toys, his ex-wife, his history, his scandals, and more.
Eminem had a turbulent upbringing, but he used this pain to take his music to another level. He connects with audiences worldwide, gaining respect and controversy in equal measure. He wears the crown for having the fastest-selling studio album for a solo artist in the US. If you are curious to know everything you need to know about him, this article is just for you.
- Eminem real name: Marshall Bruce Mathers III
- Born: 17th October 1972. (Age 47)
- Stage-name: Eminem
- Nicknames: Em, Double M, M&M, B Rabbit
- Profession: Rapper, Producer, Actor
- Favorite rappers: Tupac Shakur, Jay Z, Dr Dre
Eminem net worth
Eminem net worth 2019 is USD 210 Million. We will tell you how he spends his fortunes. We look at his cars, watches, private jets, mansions, and the last item that will be a surprise to many.
For him, 2015 was a good year. He went on a tour with Rihanna that earned USD 31 Million. He even has a website where you can keep up with his events.
Despite his expensive tastes, this humble icon gives back to the Michigan and Detroit metro area through the Marshall Mathers Foundation. They support disadvantaged and at-risk youth.
One of his first expensive purchases was a Rolex watch. He called his manager to confirm if he could buy the alluring timepiece. He didn't want to splurge before making sure his daughter's college bills were met. At the time, he was worth millions.
His sense of style has come a long way, and he now wears a white gold Rolex. You can see the flashy, posh Eminem Audemars Piquet Royal Oak above.
- Porsche Carrera GT;
- Porsche 911 GT3 RS 4.0;
- Porsche 911 GT2 RS;
- Ford GT;
- Aston Martin Vantage;
- 3 Ferraris: one of them being rare and expensive 575. Only 2000 units were produced;
- Audi R8 Spyder.
He spends a lot of his time in private jets as a result of all the touring he does. In 2018, he went the extra mile and chartered a private jet for Bebe Rexha to get her to perform at Coachella. The two had not even met, but Em loved her music.
He bought his Rochester Hills Mansion from Charles Conaway of Kmart. The 17,000 sq ft estate has six bedrooms, nine and a half bathrooms, waterfall, pool, tennis courts, spa, and many more amenities that can keep his guests entertained.
Comics and arcades
Die-hard fans know about his love for comics. He even used to draw comic characters at a young age. Those close to him believe it was his way of escaping the challenges that he faced at the time.
His character 'Straight Up' became a character in the Punisher brand. Em was also featured in a variant cover of Mighty Avengers 3 that showed Iron Man chilling with him on a porch from the MMLP album art. His collection of comics includes the coveted 'Amazing Fantasy # 15', which is valued at USD 1 Million.
In January 1993, his future manager, Paul Rosenberg, got him a gig at 'The Rhythm Kitchen'. His close friend Proof supported him by sneaking him into Osborn High School cafeteria to rap. DeShaun Dupree Holton, also is known as 'Proof', died in 2006. The rapper immortalized him in a song called 'You're Never Over'.
As an upcoming artist, he opened for groups like the Wu-Tang Clan. He also battled Kid Rock at a record shop where Kid Rock was signing albums.
Eminem albums ranked from best to worst according to Billboard.com:
- The Marshall Mathers LP (2000)
- The Slim Shady LP (1999)
- Encore (2004)
- The Marshall Mathers LP 2 (2013)
- The Eminem Show (2002)
- Recovery (2010)
- Revival (2017)
- Relapse (2009)
Other notable works include his debut album Infinite (1996) and the Slim Shady EP, which launched him to fame. His most recent album is called Kamikaze (2018).
Eminem songs that have made him prominent include Stan, Please Stand Up, Not Afraid, Mockingbird, and Lose Yourself, which won him an Oscar (8 Mile Best Original Song).
His genius lyrics have earned him 44 Grammy nominations 15 of which he won. He has also won in platforms like MTV Awards, People's Choice, American Music Awards among others.
He made a name for himself in Hollywood when he won an Academy Award for Best Original Song (2003, Lose Yourself - 8 Mile). He has also appeared in other movies like Funny People. Music is where he excels and as a result he has developed the Soundtracks to hits like Fast 5, Venom and Cradle 2 the Grave.
His grandmother, Betty Hixson, was born in Highland, Kansas. At only 14, she married Nelson, and in 1955 she gave birth to his mother, Debbie. She met Marshall Mathers Jr in 1970. The two played together in a band called 'Daddy Warbucks'. The couple eloped, and two years after they met, the great rapper was born. For those asking how old is Eminem, he recently celebrated his 47th birthday on October 17th.
Eminem Father and his father figures
His dad left his mum shortly after his birth. Em wrote letters to him, but they always came back marked 'Return to Sender'. In a letter to a newspaper, his father claimed that it was his mother Debbie, who had kept them apart all those years. His dad died very recently on 26th June 2019 after a heart attack.
His uncle, Ronnie Polkinghorn, introduced the legend to rap, and he played for him Ice T's Reckless. He was also inspired by the Beastie Boys. The fact that they could be themselves gave him the confidence to enter the rap game as a white rapper.
Em met Kimberly Anne Scott thanks to his mother, who took care of foster kids for the state of Michigan. She was 13, and he was 15. They started dating in 1989, and in 1995, they had a beautiful daughter together named Hailie Jade.
They were separated for a year after Eminem daughter was born. After getting back together, they tied the knot in 1999 only to get divorced officially in 2001. In January 2006, they remarried but only for three months when they got another divorce. He has even sung a song called 'Kim' about his beloved baby mama.
He has two non-biological daughters. The first is Alaina Marie Mathers, who is the daughter to Kim's sister and Whitney Scott Mathers, who is Kim's daughter with tattoo artist Eric Hatter.
Eminem is a rap icon who has managed to overcome challenges like poverty, abuse, pill addiction, racism, and even loss of loved ones. His raw talent has earned him respect and numerous awards. For those who think that the rap god's time is up, think again. He is not only one of the best rappers alive but also one of the greatest rappers of all time.