- Birthday17th Oct, 72
- Birth PlaceUnited States
- Marital statusDivorced
Marshall Bruce Mathers III who is better known as Eminem is an American rapper, record producer, songwriter and actor. He is also known by his alter ego Slim Shady who has brought his pop band D 12 to global recognition. Eminem is one of the best-selling artists in the world and also the best selling artist of the last decade.
The journey of success and the highs of riches that he has reached were not easy for the star as his father abandoned the family when he was 18 months old, and he was raised solely by his mother. As Marshal grew up he had seen many cities in Missouri and finally got settled in Detroit. He spent his time working several minimum-wage jobs, while focused on rapping. As a white rapper singing "black" music, Eminem got into many fights while in school.
His verbal skills were well recognized since childhood and were once one of the greatest MCs of his generation. In 1999 he won three Grammy awards for his major-label debut albums and made him first artist to win Best Rap Album for three consecutive LPs. Apart from being a singer the rapper also has interests in acting as he made his official Hollywood acting debut with the semi-autobiographical 8 Mile, released in November 2002.
Within few years of fame Eminem has became an inspiration for the young and upcoming artists and has gathered enough of popularity amongst fans. He was married twice to Kimberley Anne Scott on June 14, 1999 but soon in 2000, they filed for divorce . Later in 2010 the rapper adopted two other daughters: Alaina "Lainie" Mathers, the child of Kimberley Scott's sister. Mathers' mother sued him for around US$10 million over alleged slander about her in his lyrics regarding The Slim Shady LP.
The star had made $29,000,000 in 2002 with The Eminem Show LP, as the CEO of Shady Records and today has all the luxury and comfort in the world. Although the journey form Marshall Bruce Mathers III to Eminem was not easy but after gaining all the money and fame he has we must say it was worth it.
Family & relationships
Eminem owns many grand mansions around the world with awesome décor. One such house is located in Michigan which he bought in 2003 for $4,750,000.
Accommodation: The entire estate is spread in the area of 5.69-acre in which his grand mansion is built. The house is built in the area of 15,000 square feet and boasts six-bedrooms and 9 and half bathrooms. Eminem's house also features a full tennis/basketball court, outdoor swimming pool, large oval-shaped pond, and over 14,000-sq ft of living space.
Located in Rochester Hills
The famous rap star Eminem owns a Cadillac Escalade which is the first light truck in the history of the Cadillac brand. He has a shining black Cadillac in which he is often spotted driving through. Cadillac is today one of the best-selling full-size luxury SUV. His car runs on the 6.2-liter V8 engine that delivers an imposing exhaust rumble and has six-speed automatic transmission handling the gearchanges. Although it’s a mini truck but the company has not compromised with the luxurious looks of the car. The interior of the car has beautiful wood trims with the features like handles audio, navigation and rearview camera functions.
It seems Eminem loves SUV more than sedan which is why most of the cars he owns are SUVs. Apart from owning a Cadillac he also owns a Hummer H2 that debuted in 2003. Many stars including Arnold, Lebron James and many others owns at least one. The production of Hummer H2 was stopped in 2009 because of some designing flaws. His car is powered by 6.0-liter V8 engine and has a six-speed automatic transmission. The car also features 8-way power front seats and BOSE premium sound system.
Eminem owned a Ford Mustang till 2003 when he sold it off online. His car was bought by multimillion-dollar heir Courtney Wittenberns and was again put on sale by her in 2007. This purple 1999 Ford Mustang convertible car was originally red in color and the star installed a R74 200 sound system as a customization. The multimillion-dollar heir Courtney Wittenberns heard about the auction while listening to Miami radio station and bid on eBay. The funny part was she could only drive this car after three years till she was eligible to drive as she was just 12 years when she bought this car.
Eight Mile Boulevard Association
Eminem is a self made millionaire and hence is associated with many charitable organizations. One such organization is Eight Mile Boulevard Association which is a non-profit organization formed in 1993 by 13 communities and 3 counties. The organization along with the Michigan Department of Transportation works to renew and uphold the corridor as a place to work and live.
Marshall Mathers Foundation
Marshall Mathers Foundation is Eminem’s founded organization that helps disadvantaged youth in his home state of Michigan. This foundation provides funds to the organizations that work towards the support of youth in various ways. Organizations such as Gleaners Community Food Bank, Coats for Kids campaign in Detroit, Common Ground Sanctuary, a crisis intervention agency, the American Red Cross National Disaster Relief Fund have already been funded by Marshal Mathers Foundation.
Eminem is closely associated with United States Association for UNHCR that supports the UN Refugee Agency's humanitarian work. This organization provides a helping hand to the refugees not only in USA but around the world. The UN Refugee Agency is two time Noble prize winner for their humanitarian works as the organization provides defense, refuge, crisis food, water, health care and other life-saving aid to more than 36 million people worldwide.
Casio G shock watches
Pop star Eminem is not famous for his rapping talent alone but is also known amongst teens for his fabulous dressing sense. His each and every accessory matches his personality too well. Be it his shoes, sunglasses or watches he wears. He is often spotted wearing G-Shock watch which is manufactured by Casio and is known for its resistance to shocks. As the pop star performs on stage with his power pack performances a shock proof watch is must for him. He was spotted wearing a white G- Shock watch at the 2010 MTV Video Music awards.
Kangol Army Cap
Eminem is a true trend setter and always is seen in best of his outfits. Recently he has been spotted wearing a Kangol Army cap quiet a lot of times. His army style cap goes well with almost every outfit he wears and suits him too well. He has been spotted sporting this cap on shopping, interviews and performances. The navy blue color Kangol Army cap seems to be in trend as many fashionistas have been spotted wearing the same.
Dr. Dre Headphones
Eminem has a very close connection with Dr. Dre and hence hardly is seen without Beats By Dr. Dre headphones. These high quality headphones are marketed by hip-hop/rap artist Dr. Dre. The stylish headphones are used by many hip hop artists and were launched in 2008 with a single pair of headphones now known as the Studio. Sound quality is mostly balanced, with warm thumping bass and is fashionistas favorite piece of accessory.
Nike Air Max 95
Nike is one of the most loved brands across and most of the hip hop artists are seen wearing Nike. Eminem is not an exception as he is seen sporting Nike Air Max 95 several times. The shoes boast the same iconic design with the latest comfort hence is the amalgamation of old and new at its best. The shoes were talk of the town when they made debut in 1995 and were appreciated by all the age groups.