Marshall Bruce Mathers III, known professionally as Eminem, is an American rapper. He is credited with popularizing hip hop in middle America and is critically acclaimed as one of the greatest rappers of all time.

Full Name
Marshall Bruce Mathers III
Oct 17, 1972
5′ 8″
Net Worth


Marshall Bruce Mathers III, better known by his stage name Eminem, was born on October 17th, 1972 in St. Joseph, Missouri. His zodiac sign is Libra and he is of German and Scottish ancestry. Eminem's parents were both musicians, with his father being a lead vocalist for a local band called Daddy Warbucks and his mother being a single parent who struggled to keep the family afloat.

Eminem began rapping at the age of 14 and developed his skills as an MC over time. He dropped out of high school at the age of 17 to pursue a career in music and began recording underground tapes with his group "Soul Intent". He released his debut solo album "The Slim Shady LP" in 1999 which gained him immense popularity due to its explicit nature. His follow up album "The Marshall Mathers LP" broke several records and made Eminem one of the most successful rappers ever.

Since then, Eminem has gone on to release 8 studio albums, win 15 Grammy Awards, receive multiple MTV Music Video Awards, write 3 books and appear in several films. He has been credited with helping launch the careers of many other hip hop artists such as 50 Cent and Dr. Dre through his label Shady Records. In addition to this, he has also become well-known for his philanthropic work - having donated funds to charities such as The Art of Elysium and The Kids Wish Network.

Life Timeline

<div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1972</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Eminem is Born</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">On October 17, 1972, Marshall Bruce Mathers III was born in St. Joseph, Missouri.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1987</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Begins Writing Rhymes</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">At age 15, Eminem begins writing rhymes and performing rap songs at local clubs.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1995</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Debut Album "Infinite" Released</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Eminem releases his debut album Infinite on an independent label.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1997</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Signs with Dr. Dre's Aftermath Label</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Eminem signs a major label record deal with Dr. Dre's Aftermath Entertainment.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1999</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">The Slim Shady LP Released</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Eminem releases his major label debut The Slim Shady LP which becomes a commercial success.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2002</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Grammy for Best Rap Album</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Eminem wins the Grammy Award for Best Rap Album for The Eminem Show.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2009</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Grammy for Best Rap Solo Performance</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Eminem wins the Grammy Award for Best Rap Solo Performance for "Not Afraid".</p></div>

Why We Love Them

<div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">A.</span> He's a Versatile Artist</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Eminem is an incredibly versatile artist. He can rap about topics ranging from serious social commentary to party music, and he masterfully blends humor with hard-hitting lyrics. His rhymes are clever and intricate, and his flow is unparalleled.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">B.</span> He's Innovative</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Eminem has consistently pushed the boundaries of hip hop music. He has produced songs that have gone on to become classics and has helped to shape the sound of modern rap music. He has also experimented with different ways of combining genres, creating new sounds and styles.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">C.</span> He's a Great Storyteller</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Eminem is a great storyteller, weaving his own life experiences into his music in a way that resonates with listeners. Whether it’s talking about his struggles with addiction or expressing his love for his daughter, Eminem tells stories that we can all relate to and learn from.</p></div>

Interesting Facts

<div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">1.</span> First Rapper to Win an Oscar</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Eminem was the first rapper to win an Academy Award, winning Best Original Song for the song "Lose Yourself" from the movie 8 Mile in 2003.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">2.</span> Raised in Poverty</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Eminem grew up in poverty and often lived in homeless shelters with his mother. He attended a number of different schools before dropping out of high school at age 17.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">3.</span> Struggled with Addiction</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Eminem has been open about his struggles with addiction to prescription drugs, including Vicodin, Valium, and Ambien. He was able to overcome his addiction in 2008.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">4.</span> Ranked as One of the Greatest Artists</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Eminem has been ranked as one of the greatest artists of all time by Rolling Stone magazine and MTV.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">5.</span> Has His Own Shoe Line</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">In 2009, Eminem launched his own shoe line called "The Eminem Show," featuring limited edition sneakers designed in collaboration with Reebok.</p></div>


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