Originally posted on June 19, 2019 @ 4:51 am
Cardi B (real name Belcalis Marlenis Almanzar) was born on October 11, 1992, in The Bronx, New York City, New York, USA. She was born to a Dominican father and her mother is a mixture of a Spaniard and a Trinidadian. Cardi B was brought up in High Bridge adjacent to South Bronx. Moreover, she also spent a considerable time at Washington Heights at her grandma’s home. She derived her stage name from Bacardi a rum brand which people had nicknamed her. Cardi B was a gang member at the age of 16 years and she used to belong to the Bloods. Read this to know Cardi B Net Worth.
She went to Renaissance High School for Musical Theatre and Technology which is a vocational high school in the Herbert H. Lehman High School campus. Cardi B was simultaneously employed at Amish Market in Tribeca. After being fired, she started stripping at the age of 19 and she earned enough cash to cater for her education. Later, she attended the Borough of Manhattan Community College but unfortunately, she did not finish. Eventually, Cardi B started gaining fame due to her videos gaining popularity on social media.
Who is Cardi B? Work highlight.
In 2015 through 2017 she made her debut in Love & Hip Hop: New York which was a reality TV series in its sixth season. Cardi B remained in it in the sixth and seventh seasons, and her fame shot up. Afterward, she announced that she would be leaving to pursue her music career. Cardi B’s income rose unlike when she was struggling as a stripper. Later, she made her debut in the music scene through Shaggy’s reggae fusion in the song Boom Boom remix featuring Popcaan.
After that, Cardi B made her debut in her music video on December 15, 2015, with her track Cheap Ass Weave. To top it all, she released her mixtape Gangsta Bitch Music, Vol. 1. Since then, Cardi B has been moving from glory to glory and even made a collabo with Josh X, SwiftOnDemand, Cashflow Harlem, and HoodCelebrityy. Afterward, she released her second mixtape Gangsta Bitch Music vol. 2.
Later, Cardi B was featured in i-D’s A-Z of Music video. Then she was nominated for BET Awards as the Best New Artist and also the Best Female Hip Hop Artist. Unfortunately, she did not win any award but instead lost to Remy Ma and Chance the Rapper. However, she performed after that event. Cardi B was also featured in Bruno Mar’s remix of Finesse. Later, she released another single Be Careful; just before releasing another album. Cardi B’s wealth have grown in the course of her music career. She knew what she wanted and that is why she decided to quit acting.
Cardi B Net Worth 2019: $4 Million.
Cardi B is still rising and currently, she is somewhere, unlike how she was during her stripping days. In fact, she can now give out a sigh of relief because of her current financial status which has been accrued through her music career. Cardi B’s net worth is $4 Million.
She drives a Bentley, not to mention that she owns a classic and stylish car collection. Moreover, she also bought her mum a fancy house.
Quick info (table)
Name: Belcalis Marlenis Almanzar
Net worth: $4 million
Profession: Singer, Rapper, Song Writer, and TV Personality
Spouse: Kiari Cephus
Age: 26 years