Cardi B

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Full Name Cardi B
Age 27 Years Old
Nick Name Cardi B
Gender Female
Famous As Rapper
Birth Date October 11th, 1992
Birth Place The Bronx, New York City, New York, United States

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Belcalis Marlenis Almanzar famed as Cardi B is an American rapper, songwriter and television personality. Moreover, she is also an actress. She became an internet celebrity after several of her posts and videos became popular on Vine and Instagram. She appeared as a regular cast member on the VH1 reality television series Love & Hip Hop: New York from 2015 to 2017. She released two mixtapes-Gangsta Bitch Music, Vol. 1 and Vol. 2, before signing with label Atlantic Records in early 2017. She is recognized by Forbes as one of the most influential female rappers of all time. Her accolades include a Grammy Award, seven Billboard Music Awards, five Guinness World Records, four American Music Awards, and eleven BET Hip Hop Awards. In 2018, Time included her on their annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world. Scroll down to know more about her biography, facts, family, net worth, husband, boyfriend, career journey, songs and albums, tours and many more.

Famous For

  • For being cast as a member of the VH1 reality TV series, Love & Hip Hop: New York.
  • For the popularity of her single, Bodak Yellow, which managed to sneak into the top 10 of the US Billboard Hot 100 chart.
  • For her aggressive flow and candid lyrics, which have received widespread media coverage.

Cardi B Singing

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Early Life of Cardi B

Cardi B was born on 11th October 1990 in the Bronx, New York City, the USA. Her full name/real name is Belcalis Marlenis Almanzar. Her nationality is American and her ethnicity is Mixed. Her mother was from Trinidad, and her father belonged to a Dominican Community. She was born and raised in the Bronx alongside her sister Hennessy Carolina. She spent a lot of time with her grandmother in neighboring Washington Heights. She became part of the Bloods street gang at a very tender age of 16. Her birth sign is Libra and she is Christian by religion. As of 2019, she celebrated her 27th birthday. Regarding her education, she attended Renaissance High School but couldn’t complete her studies due to poverty. Later, she rejoined the school but had to leave school because of her job and abusive relationship.

Career of Cardi B

  • Cardi B began her musical journey from the year 2015, November where she made her musical debut on Jamaican reggae fusion singer Shaggy's remix to his single "Boom Boom".
  • After a month she made her music video debut in the song “Cheap Ass Weave” on 15th December 2015. 
  • After that, she released her first full-length project, a mixtape titled Gangsta Bitch Music, Vol. 1 on 7th March 2016.
  • Moreover, she was also featured on the digital cover of Vibe magazine's "Viva" issue in November 2016.
  • KSR Group released the compilation Underestimated: The Album, which is a collaboration between KSR Group artists Cardi B on 12th September 2016.
  • After that, she released her second mixtape, Gangsta Bitch Music, Vol. 2 on 20th January 2017.
  • Later, she signed her first major record label recording contract with Atlantic Records in February 2017.
  • In April 2017, she was featured in i-D's "A-Z of Music" video sponsored by Marc Jacobs.
  • In May 2017, the nominees for the 2017 BET Awards were announced, revealing that Cardi B had been nominated for Best New Artist and Best Female Hip-Hop Artist and later she failed to win any awards, losing to Chance the Rapper and Remy Ma, respectively, Cardi B performed at the BET Awards afterparty show.
  • Atlantic Records released Cardi B's commercial debut single, "Bodak Yellow", via digital distribution on 16th June 2017.
  • Her song, "Bodak Yellow" received nominations for Best Rap Performance and Best Rap Song at the 60th Grammy Awards. 
  • The song won Single of the Year at the 2017 BET Hip Hop Awards.
  • She was even featured on Bruno Mars' remix version of "Finesse" on 3rd January 2018.
  • She became the first woman to have five top 10 singles simultaneously on the Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop chart on 28th February 2018.
  • She released single, "Be Careful", on 30th March 2018, a week before her album's release.
  • Her debut studio album, Invasion of Privacy, was released on 6th April 2018.
  • In July 2018, the album's fourth single, "I Like It" was released of her.
  • She received five nominations at the 61st Grammy Awards, including for Album of the Year, Best Rap Album and Record of the Year ("I Like It"). 
  • She became the third female rapper to be nominated for Album of the Year, following Lauryn Hill (1999) and Missy Elliott (2004).
  • On 10th February 2019, she then performed at the award ceremony, where she wore three vintages Thierry Mugler couture looks during the telecast and became the first female rapper to win Best Rap Album as a solo artist.
  • She also led the 2019 Billboard Music Awards nominations, with 21, the most nominations in a single year ever by a woman and the third most nominations in a year ever (behind Drake and The Chainsmokers, who both had 22 in a year).
  • She ended up winning six awards, including for Top Hot 100 Song, bringing her career total wins to seven-the most of any female rapper in history.
  • On 15th February 2019, she released "Please Me", a collaboration with Bruno Mars.
  • On March 1, Cardi set a new attendance record at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, with 75,580 fans in the audience.
  • With "Backin' It Up", "Twerk" and "Money", Cardi became the first female artist to occupy the top three on the Billboard Mainstream R&B/Hip-Hop airplay chart.
  • She tweeted that her new single titled "Press" and its cover will be released on 31st May 2019.
  • It had its debut performance at the BET Awards 2019.
  • Apart from singing, she made her film debut in Hustlers directed by Lorene Scafaria, opposite Jennifer Lopez, Constance Wu, and Lili Reinhart.
  • Cardi B, along with Chance the Rapper and T.I., was confirmed as judges for the Netflix series Rhythm + Flow, a ten-part hip-hop talent search that premiered on 9th October 2019.
  • She will next appear in F9, which is set to be released on 2nd April 2021, by Universal Pictures.
  • In September 2019, she became the highest-certified female rapper of all time on the RIAA's Top Artists (Digital Singles) ranking, with 31.5 million certified units, also being the ninth highest-certified female artist overall.
  • In March 2020, she created a reaction video about the Coronavirus pandemic. DJ iMarkkeyz, a Brooklyn DJ is known for turning memes and online moments into full-length songs created a track, based on her reaction titled "Coronavirus", which became an internet meme and was released on iTunes and Apple Music.

Personal Life of Cardi B

Cardi B is a married woman. She was secretly married to the fellow American rapper Offset. As of early 2017, Cardi B began publicly dating fellow American rapper Offset, of the southern hip hop group Migos. Cardi B and Offset became engaged on 27th October after Offset proposed to Cardi B at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, during the Power 99 Powerhouse concert. TMZ discovered a marriage license that confirmed their marriage. They have a beautiful daughter, Kulture Kiari Cephus, born on 10 July 2018. Cardi B announced via Twitter on 5 December 2018 that she and her husband had split. In February 2019, the couple made a public appearance for the Grammys. They accepted the award for Best Rap Album together. As of now, she is living a single life happily without any kind of disturbances. Her sexual orientation is straight. 

Net Worth of Cardi B

Cardi B is an American rapper, songwriter, television personality and actress and she is earning a good amount of money from her career. As of 2020, her net worth is estimated to have $30 Million as per wealthypersons website. She is satisfied with her earning. Her salary is still to get the figure out. There is no doubt in the mind of her followers that she is earning a considerable salary from her work. She is living a luxurious life with her earning. Her major source of earning is from her singing career. 

Body Measurements of Cardi B

Cardi B is a very beautiful woman with a charming personality. She has got an attractive body with a hot body figure. She has got a tall height of 5 ft and 6 inches with a balanced weight of 70 kg. Her eye color is dark brown and hair color is black. She has a perfect curvy body which measures 40-28-45. Overall, she has got a healthy body with a glowing face.