Belcalis Marlenis Almánzar popularly known as Cardi B is an award winning American rapper, musician and social media personality. She became very famous after she appeared on the VHI reality television series Love & Hip Hop New York. Her career came into limelight after she released her first solo single titled “Bodak Yellow” which sneaked into the top 10 position of the US billboard Hot 100 chart. This article covers Cardi B net worth and other interesting things you should know about her successful life.
Cardi B Early Life
Cardi B was born on the 11th of October, 1992 in Washington Heights, Manhattan and raised in The Bronx, New York City. She is an American by birth and nationality. Her father belonged to a Dominican community while her mother hails from Trinidad in South America. She was raised in The Bronx alongside her sister whose name is Hennessy Carolina.
During her childhood, she spent a lot of time with her grandmother. When she was 16 years old, she joined the Bloods Street Gang. Her birth sign is Libra and her ethnicity is a mixed one. She attended Renaissance High School, unfortunately she could not complete her high school because of poverty. She tried to complete her education but had to drop school because of the nature of her job and the abusive relationships she found herself in.
Cardi B Height & Weight
We all know that this artiste has a good figure and attractive body. The artiste stands 5ft and 6 inches tall and she has a well balanced weight of 70kg. She has a very charming smile, the color of her eyes is dark brown and the color of her hair is black. The rapper is curvy with stats 40-28-45. She is still young and also a beautiful woman.
Cardi B Personal Life
In the first quarter of 2017, Cardi B started dating fellow American rapper, Offset who is also a member of the Southern Hip Hop group named Migos. Cardi B and Offset got engaged on 27th October 2017. This happened after offset proposed to her at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, during the Power 99 Powerhouse concert.
On April 7, 2018, while in an interview with Saturday Night Live, the rapper confirmed that she was pregnant with Offset’s child. On 25th June 2018, TMZ found out that they had a secret marriage in their bedroom. Later on, they had a daughter together whose name is Kulture Kiari Cephus. The child was kept from limelight but was later revealed to fans on July 2018.
In December 2018, rumors had it that Cardi B took to Instagram to announce her breakup with Offset. Despite the rumors, both of them made a public appearance at the Grammys to bag their award for the Best Rap Album together.
Cardi B Net Worth
Since Cardi B came into limelight, she has been earning lots of money. As of 2022, her net worth was estimated to be $40 million and her net worth is sure to increase in the coming years. She makes her fortune from the sales of music, performance fees and endorsement deals.
Cardi B Career
On November 2015, Cardi B started her music career, She made her debut on Shaggy’s remix single which he titled “Boom Boom”. On the 15th of December 2015, she made her debut video with her song which she titled “Cheap Ass Weave”.
After the success of the video, the rapper released her first full-length project which she titled Gangsta Bitch Music Vol. 1 on the 7th of March 2016. On November 2016, the rapper also featured on the cover of Vibe Magazine’s “Viva” issue.
On the 12th of September, KSR Group released the compilation Underestimated: The Album in which the group collaborated with Cardi B and other artistes. After that collaboration, she went ahead to release her second mixtape titled Gangsta Bitch Music, Vol 2 on the 20th of January 2017.
On February 2017, the rapper signed her first major record label recording contract deal with Atlantic Records. She kept improving and growing in the music industry as she featured in i-D’s, “A-Z of Music video which was sponsored by Marc Jacobs.
In May 2017, she was among the nominees and was nominated for the Best New Act and Best Female Hip-Hop Artiste in the 2017 BET Awards. The results were announced and unfortunately, she failed to win any award as she lost to Chance The Rapper and Remy Ma respectively.
On the 16th of June 2017, Cardi B’s commercial debut single titled “Bodak Yellow” was released by Atlantic Records via digital distribution. This song was nominated for Best Rap Performance and Best Rap Song for the 60th Grammy Awards. Her hard work payed off as the song made her to win the Single Of The Year at the 2017 BET Hip Hop Awards.
On the 3rd Of January, Bruno Mars featured Cardi B on the remix of his previous single titled “Finesse”. Cardi B is the first woman to have five top 10 singles back to back on the Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Chart on the 28th February 2018.
On the 30th of March 2018, the rapper released another single which she titled “Be Careful”. This song was released few weeks before her debut album. As at the time of the release of this song, rumors had it that she was addressing Offset in the song. On the 6th of April 2018, she released her debut album titled “Invasion of Privacy”.
Cardi B Albums
1. Gangsta Bitch Music, Vol. 1
2. Gangsta Bitch Music, Vol. 2
3. Invasion of Privacy (album)
Cardi B Songs
1. Backin’ It Up
2. Bartier Cardi
3. Be Careful (Cardi B song)
4. Best Life (song)
6. Bodak Yellow
7. Bronx Season
8. Ring (Cardi B song)
9. Rodeo (Lil Nas X and Cardi B song)
10. Dinero (song)
11. Drip (song)
12. Please Me
13. Press (Cardi B song)
14. Taki Taki (song)
15. Thru Your Phone
16. Twerk (City Girls song)
17. La Modelo (Ozuna song)
18. Money (Cardi B song)
19. Money Bag (song)
21. I Do (Cardi B song)
22. I Like It (Cardi B, Bad Bunny and J Balvin song)
23. Who Want the Smoke?
24. Wish Wish
25. Writing on the Wall (French Montana song)