Marshall Bruce Mathers III, known professionally as Eminem, is an American rapper, songwriter, record producer, record executive and actor. He is one of the most successful artists of the 21st century. After his debut album Infinite (1996) and the extended play Slim Shady EP (1997), Eminem signed with Dr. Dre’s Aftermath Entertainment and subsequently achieved mainstream popularity in 1999 with The Slim Shady LP. He released Relapse in 2009 and Recovery the following year, which both won Grammy Awards for Best Rap Album. In the following years, he released the US number one albums The Marshall Mathers LP 2, Revival, Kamikaze and Music to Be Murdered By. Eminem starred in the drama film 8 Mile (2002) playing a fictionalized version of himself, which won the Academy Award for Best Original Song for “Lose Yourself”, making him the first hip hop artist to ever win the award.
With over 150 million certified records sold in the US, Eminem is among the best-selling music artists of all time. He was the best-selling music artist in the United States of the 2000s. In 2009, Billboard named him the “Artist of the Decade”. The Marshall Mathers LP, The Eminem Show, “Lose Yourself”, “Love the Way You Lie” and “Not Afraid” have all been certified Diamond by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). Eminem has won numerous awards, including 15 Grammy Awards, eight American Music Awards, 17 Billboard Music Awards, an Academy Award and a MTV Europe Music Global Icon Award. He has had ten number one albums on the Billboard 200, which all consecutively debuted at number one on the chart making him the only artist to achieve this, and five number-one singles on the Billboard Hot 100.
Eminem has a estimated net worth of $230 million.
Date of birth:
October 17, 1972
United States of America
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