50 Cent was born on July 6, 1975 as Curtis James Jackson III to 15-year-old Sabrina in Queens, New York City. His mother was selling drugs and passed away when he was only 8 years of age. After his mother died, he moved in with his grandparent’s and his eight close relatives and uncles. He lifted himself up from destitution to success.
Quickly after his debut album he became popular. His songs include In Da Club, Candy Shop, P.I.M.P., I’m The Man, Many Men, 21 Questions, Window Shopper, No Romeo No Juliet, Outta Control, and Just a Lil Bit to give some examples. Rap sensation from the East Coast’s G-Unit showed his acting talents in the movies Get Rich or Die Tryin’, All Things Fall Apart, Southpaw, Escape Plan, Freelancers, Gun, and Before I Self Destruct.
How many kids does he have? The rapper has two kids, Sire and Marquise Jackson. Sire Jackson is 50 Cent’s youngest child, his mother is model Daphne Joy. He was born on September 1, 2012. 50 Cent’s first baby mama is Shaniqua Tompkins. His son named Marquise Jackson (nicknamed 25 Cent) was born on October 13, 1997. Shaniqua Tompkins started out taping Starter Wives, but 50 Cent kept the mother of his son off Starter Wives Confidential. Jackson, who has has portrayed his lifestyle in his music explains that fatherhood changed his life and that his sons are his essential motivation in life. Yet, the rapper has been called out a few times for being a non-attendant father.
Rumors that the rapper had a third child named Davian are false. The rapper explains that Davian was a fan who he saw crying, so he encouraged him.
He dated Vivica A. Fox, Joy Bryant, Ciara, Chelsea Handler, Daphne Joy and Tattedup Holly among others. 50 Cent is currently single.
He competed in the Junior Olympics as a boxer. Jackson is around 6 feet tall.
His drug dealing days are behind, from 1998 till the present time he is in the music and cinema business as a rapper and actor. His first hit, “In Da Club” turned into a sensation in 2003, and so did his 2005 Get Rich or Die Tryin’. He diversified himself as a rapper, actor and businessman. After founding the Hollow Point Amusement he began picking up his fame with incredible speed. 50 Cent’s popularity and business skills made him around $ 4 million dollars and will make more in the future.