50 Cent Net Worth 2022: As the question often arises, Is 50 cents still rich? How much money does 50 Cent have right now? All you need to know about the rapper’s current financial status.
50 Cent is an American rapper, actor, and businessman. He is well-known for his influence in the hip-hop industry and his work as an actor. He has been described as a “master of the nuanced art of lyrical brevity.”
Jackson was born in the Borough of Queens, New York City, on July 6, 1975, and was raised in the South Jamaica neighborhood by his mother Sabrina until her death in a fire when Jackson was just 8 years old. Jackson revealed the fact in an interview that his mother was a lesbian.
50 Cent started selling drugs as a teenager in the 1980s during the crack epidemic. He later pursued an acting career, and in 2000 he recorded Power of the Dollar for Columbia Records, but days before the scheduled release he was shot, and the album never came out.
In 2002, following the time that 50 Cent dropped the album compilation Guess What’s happening? The rapper was found by Eminem and was signed with Shady Records, under the aegis of Dr. Dre’s Aftermath Entertainment and Interscope Records.
Thanks to Eminem along with Dr. Dre (who produced his first major-label album, Get Rich or Die Tryin’) 50 Cent was one of the top-selling rappers. He became a household name as his de facto head of the East Coast hip hop group G-Unit.
50 Cent Net Worth
His net worth is estimated at $40 million. In his entire career, 50 Cent has earned more than $260 million from his numerous ventures, most notably selling records, performing and a variety of brand partnership agreements.
Unfortunately, he’s also splurge (especially on cars, real estate, and legal cases) which led the rapper to declare Chapter 11 bankruptcy in July 2015. In the days prior to the filing for bankruptcy, 50 Cent’s wealth topped 100 million.