- Birthday6th Jul, 75
- Birth PlaceUnited States
- Marital statusSingle
A star in the underground mix-tape track for many years, Curtis James Jackson crossed many obstacles before becoming the eminent adorable hip hop star 50 cent. Born in 1976 in South Jamaica to a teenager mother Sabrina Jackson, 50 cent proved hip hop to be a lifestyle rather than mere music. The hip hop star rose to eminence after his debut number one album “Get Rich or Die Tryin” and has given a number of chart topper hits till date. The artist’s aggressive song lyrics, tattooed body and violent nature are considered some other reasons for his chart topper hits.
Born to a cocaine dealer mother, in a neighborhood plagued by gang violence, 50 cent also started drug dealing at the mere age of 12 after his mother’s death. Within six years he acquired tremendous expertise in drug trade earning about $150,000 a month, and dropped out of high school. He also spent most of his time in jail whenever caught. Later, after the birth of his son, he decided to transfer his energy towards rap music.
Hip-hop's prominent DJ, late “Jam Master Jay” discovered his talent and took the aspiring singer under his wing. 50 cent polished his skills as he learned to structure songs, write choruses and count bars under Jay's guidance. Later he shook hands with hip-hop masterminds “Eminem” and “Dr. Dre” to shake the world of rap music. His debut album was ranked number one on chart list, selling 1.5 million copies in its first and a half week of release, breaking all previous sales records.
The second most affluent performer in the rap industry, 50 cent owns a number of pricey assets which include his 50,000 square feet Farmington mansion and a fleet of plush cars comprising two Ferraris, Lamborghini Murcielago, Rolls Royce Phantom and Pontiac G8. The hip-hop heavyweight also entered into multiple ventures signing a multi-year deal with Steiner Sports and a five-year deal with Reebok, bringing in more wealth in return. 50 Cent has a son Marquise Jackson born from his girlfriend Shaniqua Tompkins, who inspired the hip hopper for a change of career.
Family & relationships
The eminent rap singer owns a 50,000 square feet plush mansion in Farmington, which he bought for a reported $4.1 million. The home was abode to boxer Mike Tyson in the past and was on sale for a sum of $25 million. 50 cent bought it in an extraordinary fair deal for $4.1 million. The singer’s mansion is currently on sale in market for $14.5 million.
Location: The gorgeous mansion is located in Farmington, New Mexico, USA.
Accommodation: Featuring 50,000 square feet of total space, the mammoth home includes 19 bedrooms, four kitchens, five Jacuzzis, a formal living room and a dining room with a beautiful Baccarat chandelier. The interiors are adorned like a businessman's hotel with large open spaces. Optimum indoor entertainment is ensured with the fully equipped movie theater and an indoor shooting range. A well equipped gym provides all the facilities for all sorts of fitness exercises. The outdoor pool area includes a gigantic and marvelous infinity pool. A one-acre koi pond and a beautiful fountain in the outdoor glorify the area’s beauty.
Marvelous koi pond
Marvelous infinity pool
Well equipped gym
The rapper owns a customized Lamborghini Murcielago, crafted by the Italian automaker eminent for producing stylish and gorgeous cars. Outfitted with a commanding 6.5L V12 engine delivering 640 bhp power, Murcielago offers exceptional performance. Crafted from steel alloy tubular frame, the car body looks absolutely stunning providing an undeniable street presence. The extremely luxurious interiors include spacious cabin with automatic climate control and fine leather upholstery. Murcielago incorporates a tilt and telescoping steering wheel for optimum ease of handling. Other prominent features include disc type brake system, an adjustable suspension, 6-speed manual transmission and Kenwood touch screen navigation system.
Rolls Royce Phantom
50 cent owns a classic Rolls Royce Phantom car, a beautifully crafted and stylish mega luxury sedan. Bearing the sterling reputation of Rolls-Royce, Phantom features a unique style and grandiose dimensions. Equipped with a 6.7-liter V12 engine delivering 453 horsepower, the luxury vehicle attains acceleration from zero to 60 mph in mere 5.7 seconds. Ultra powerful brakes, automatically adjustable dampers and an air suspension are the engineering highlights of the classy car. The interiors glorify with leather hides and harmonizing wood pieces presenting a luxurious environment. The instrument panel is equipped with audio and climate controls, and classic gauges.
The rappers imported Pontiac G8 is a real red dragon featuring a LSX 427 crate engine delivering 500hp. The interiors incorporate red leather seats with harmonizing arm rests. An impressive machine produced by the Australian General Motors subsidiary “Holden”, the four door sedan features an 800 watt JBL sound system, electronic stability controls and automatic climate controls. Other highlighted features of the rear wheel drive luxury sedan include airbags, sturdy braking system, state of the art suspension and a well equipped instrument panel.
The eminent artist owns a Ferrari F50 named "Curtis", which is one of his beloved cars.
The range topping sports car is a two seat, two door vehicle with an easily removable hardtop. Incorporating a powerful engine providing a fine power to weight ratio, the high performance car features a top speed of 236 mph and easily gains pick up from 0-60 mph in just 2.9 seconds. F50’s stiff chassis design and excellent aerodynamics enhance the control over the vehicle, while the incorporated powerful brakes offer immense stopping power.
Easily removable hardtop
Stiff chassis design
Ferrari 599 GT Fiorano
50 cent owns a red Ferrari 599 GT Fiorano which the rapper displayed on MTV Cribs. Outfitted with a 5999cc V12 engine boasting tremendous 620 horsepower at 7600 rpm, the sports car features a top speed exceeding 205 mph and achieves acceleration from 0-62 mph in mere 3.7 seconds. The interiors feature molded leather and carbon fiber seats to keep the body comfortable and relaxed. Four wheel disc brakes with ABS offer tremendous stopping potential when needed while the Electromagnetic damping controls adjusts the suspension according to the body motion and resulting weight transfer.
Pontiac Firebird Trans AM
The eminent rapper owns a General Motors manufactured Pontiac Firebird Trans AM which he displayed on MTV Cribs. The car’s front fascia features unique head lights and twin-kidney grill inserts while the rear fascia incorporates distinctive tail lights, boot spoiler and new exhaust pipes. The instrument panel includes the latest technology gadgets while a spacious cabin provides ultimate luxurious travel. Equipped with a commanding engine, excellent steering controls, sturdy chassis design and a dominant braking system, the General Motors car ensures high end performance.
High end performance
The eminent hip hopper has been spotted spending vacations in Capella Pedregal in Mexico with his new girlfriend. 35-year-old 50 Cent was found enjoying his holidays and photographing his close new girlfriend on the Capella Pedregal beach.
Location: The marvelous holiday spot is located in Capella Pedregal in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico.
Accommodation: Guarded on one side by the mountains of boulders and shielded on the other side by ocean, the gorgeous place offers absolute privacy with incredible views. Capella Pedregal offers luxurious accommodation with its 44 comfy rooms, 22 exotic suites and 31 residences. The luxury suites include patios with private pools, entertainment devices and wireless internet access. The residences include kitchens which are pre-stocked with groceries.
Main Attraction: Capella Pedregal’s marvelous 5-star resort seems like it is carved out of the cliffs. The impeccable resort includes a well equipped gym which overlooks the ocean offering a remarkable view to the guests. The state-of-the-art fitness center includes two private rooms, out of which one is equipped with an “e-trainer”, a touch screen which allows the guests to select among the various fitness sessions.
The atmosphere at night offers an exclusive and romantic feel, while that during the day is absolute delight for outing. The visitors can enjoy sunbathe at the private beach or can go for a rejuvenating treatment at the spa. Outdoor fun includes scuba diving, swimming, snorkeling and site exploration.
Well equipped gym
50 Cent supports the G-Unity Foundation and serves on the Board of Directors of the noble charity. The association offers grants to nonprofit organizations for the purpose of improving the quality of life of the low-wage group and under-served communities, and for the academic fortification of a child. The foundation also supports academic institutions and after school activities, for the purpose of making education accessible to every child for providing them a good future.
The hip hop star supports the charity organization Lifebeat, which aims at spreading awareness to the America’s youth from 13-24 for HIV/AIDS prevention. The charity takes support from the talents and resources of the music industry to offer the best possible support for the AIDS community. The charity funds are accumulated via cause-related marketing projects, special events and voluntary contributions from individuals and other corporations. Since its inception, Lifebeat has emerged as a principal organization providing help and support in the lives of young people.
New York restoration project
50 Cent supports the Bette Midler founded nonprofit “New York Restoration Project” which works for the clean-up and restoration of the green neighborhoods in New York City. The 1995 founded project was started considering the essence of a clean and green neighborhood for a good quality life. Known as “conservancy of forgotten places” in the underserved communities of New York, the project identifies and marks the parks and open spaces and takes appropriate actions for their restoration to preserve the oasis of natural beauty.
Shriners Hospitals for Children
The hip hopper supports the hospital chain “Shriners Hospitals for Children” which offers network of superior medical facilities free of cost for the children under the age of 18 in North America. Ever since the first Shriners Hospital opened in 1922 in Shreveport, LA, the health system is fully dedicated to provide pediatric medical care for children and world-class educational opportunities for healthcare professionals. The health system of 22 hospitals is spread across United States, Canada and Mexico serving more than 800,000 young children for the highest quality medical treatment in a collaborative care environment.
50 Cent wears True Religion Brand Jeans, which totally matches his hip hopper style. The Los Angeles-based Denim brand is one of the market leaders on account of its products high-end designs which include remarkable embroidery and pioneering hand-sanded vintage washes, making them a heart favorite for the fashion-forward generation.
The eminent artist has been spotted a number of times wearing Dita Eyewear, which reveals his like for the popular brand. Known for its supreme quality designer frames which are meticulously handcrafted in Japan and tested in Los Angeles, Dita’s eyewear are a real hot favorite for then fashion crazy people. The eyewear utilizes use of custom designed titanium components, high quality lenses and innovative design methodology to produce a product of timeless style.
50 Cent wears Krieger watches, which reveals his like for the Miami-based watch brand. Eminent for their uncluttered quality and an innovative styling, Krieger watches have earned a huge celebrity fan base. An outcome of a laborious craftsmanship, the watch incorporates an elegant design pattern featuring a solid body frame with a gorgeous dial and comes in an attractive carry case.
50 Cent Wireless Headphones
The hip hop star designed the brand 50 Cent Wireless Headphones in collaboration with Sleek Audio, and has been spotted sometimes listening to his favorite numbers on the marvelous music device. Crafted from a breakthrough technology, the headphones offer a slew of new features, rarely found on other headphones. The body design features use of Military grade metals while the incorporated technological advances include an internal amplifier, a detachable mic cable and an easily rechargeable battery.