Cardi B: Everything You Should Know About the Popular US Rapper
Who is Cardi B?
All lovers of hip hop and RnB are pretty familiar with the name, “Cardi B.” She became famous through her Instagram page where she took fans through her journey as a stripper in 2013, and fans fell even more in love with her due to her punchy lyrics, crazy vibes, total honesty, and bluntness. If you’re not yet familiar with Cardi B, then songs like “I Like It,” “WAP,” and “Bodak Yellow” should surely ring a bell.
Cardi B was born Belcalis Marlenis Almanzar. She got her professional name from the alcoholic drink, Bacardi as people called her that as her nickname. She once disclosed on The Wendy Williams Show, “My sister’s name, her name is Hennessy, so everybody used to be like Bacardi to me, then I shortened it to Cardi B, and the ‘B’ stands for whatever.”
What is Cardi B’s Background Like?
Cardi B was born on the 11th of October, 1992, and she is 28 years old at the time of this writing. She hails from The Bronx in New York City and she grew up in the Highbridge area of the South Bronx, but she spent most of her time over at her grandmother’s home in Washinton Heights. This is where she got her “thick accent.” Cardi B’s mother is Trinidadian, while her father is Dominican.
How Did Cardi B Become Famous?
Cardi B started off as another regular cast member on VH1’S reality series, Love & Hip Hop: New York. She left the show in 2017 to focus on her musical career. She had first debuted on Shaggy’s remix to his song “Boom Boom” featuring Popcaan. Then, she signed to Atlantic Records in February 2017, and in June 2017, she was already releasing her first commercial single, “Bodak Yellow.”
She released her debut album, “Invasion of Privacy” in 2018. The album soon became the Number 1 album on the Billboard 200, and this got her the Grammy Award for the Best Rap Album in 2019. Soon, she also earned a Guinness World Record for being the first solo female artist to win that award at the Grammys. Cardi B released WAP, her hit single featuring Megan Thee Stallion, and the song was the Number 1 spot both in the United Kingdom and in the USA. She won several awards including the People’s Choice Award for Best Collaboration in 2020.
What is Cardi B’s Net Worth?
Cardi B’s Net Worth is reported to be at 24 million dollars.
Is Cardi B Married?
Cardi B and Offset started dating in early 2017 and got engaged on the 27th of October, 2017. They secretly got married in September 2017, before Offset’s public proposal. This was revealed when TMZ, the US News site found their marriage license which revealed that the couple had tied the knot in their bedroom. Soon, Cardi B announced that they had split in December 2018, and according to her, they had grown out of love.
They soon reconciled and in September 2020, Cardi B filed for divorce from her husband, Offset. She cited that there were no prospects for reconciliation, but on the 16th of October, 2020, she announced on Twitter that the divorce was off.