50 Cent Net Worth
50 Cent net worth is estimated to be $155 million dollars. 50 Cent net worth was earned by his music and vitamin water. By profession, 50 Cent is an actor, investor, entrepreneur, businessperson, rapper and film producer. He appeared in movies, television shows and games. 50 Cent released music albums such as.
- Power of the Dollar
- Get Rich or Die Tryin
- The Massacre
- Before I Self Destruct
- Animal Ambition
- Street King Immortal
Interesting Facts About 50 Cent
Curtis James Jackson III was born on July 6, 1975, in South Jamaica, Queens, New York, U.S.A. His mother, Sabrina was a drug dealer who died in a fire when Jackson was 8. He was raised by his grandmother after his mother’s death and his father’s departure. At the age of 10, he began boxing. At the age of 12, he began dealing narcotics. On June 24, 1994, Jackson was arrested for selling drugs. Instead of being in jail, Jackson served 6 months in a boot camp and earned his GED.
Jackson is better known as 50 Cent, this name was inspired by a 1980s Brooklyn’s robber known as ‘50 Cent’.
Beginning of Career
Jackson began rapping in his friend’s basement. In 1906, his friend introduced him to Jam Master Jay, who was the founder of Jam Master Jay Records. He taught Jackson how to count bars, write choruses, structure songs and make records. In 1999, he left this record and joined the Columbia Records. He produced 36 songs in two weeks. Jackson became popular after his successful single ‘How to Rob’, in which he described how he robbed famous celebrities.
In 2002, when Eminem heard Jackson’s Guess Who’s Back CD, he helped him sign a $1 million record deal. Jackson released No Mercy, No Fear.
Jackson released his debut album, Get Rich or Die Tryin, which was the number on the Billboard 200, 872,000 copies in its first 4 days. Jackson got his own label, G-unit Records.
In March 2005, he released his second album The Massacre, which sold 1.14 million copies in its first 4 days and remained number one on Billboard 200 for six weeks. His next albums were also a huge success and marked their positions on the Billboard 200.
50 Cent net worth increased a lot due to his appearance in movies. He earned $100,000 for his work in the movie Southpaw and $50,000 for acting in Spy.
50 Cent also got roles in video games such as
- 50 Cent: Bulletproof
- 50 Cent: Blood on the Sand
- Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2