Cardi B is a well-known hip hop recording artist from America who has an estimated net worth of over $5 million. She is also a social media and television personality. She started her career as a dancer and later became a celebrity on Instagram. Her debut single called “Bodak Yellow” for Atlantic peaked at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100. She has also appeared in the reality TV series ‘Love & Hip Hop: New York’.
Biography & Wiki
Belcalis Almanzar professionally known as “Cardi B” was born on October 11, 1992, in The Bronx, New York. She grew up in South Bronx, New York.
As a youth, she was a member of the street gang called ‘Bloods’. Cardi B attended Renaissance High School For Musical Theater & Technology located on the campus of Herbert H. Lehman.
As a teenager, she used to work in the supermarket, Amish Market. She has also worked as a stripper and has done cosmetic surgery including buttock augmentation and breast implants. She later dropped out of college after becoming popular on Vine and Instagram.
Cardi B has been in a relationship with Offset, who is a rapper. The couple became engaged in October 2017.
She made her musical debut in November 2015 with the remix of Shaggy’s “Boom Boom” along with Popcaan. Her video debut happened in December 2015, with the song called “Cheap Ass Weave”.
In March 2016, Cardi B released her debut mixtape called ‘Gangsta Bitch Music, Vol. 1’. In September of the same year, she released her second mixtape entitled ‘Underestimated: The Album’. Her third mixtape ‘Gangsta Bitch Music, Vol. 2’ was released in January 2017.
She has also released many singles like “What a Girl Likes”, “Stripper Hoe”, and “Bronx Season”. In 2017, Cardi B released her No. 1 single “Bodak Yellow”. This was followed by “MotorSport” with Nicki Minaj and Migos. She has also appeared as a featured artist for various other artists.
In 2015, she became the cast of ‘Love & Hip Hop: New York’ on VH1. She appeared in the show in its 6th and 7th season. She has also appeared in the shows ‘Uncommon Sense with Charlamagne’, ‘Kocktails with Khloé’, ‘Being Mary Jane’, ‘Hip Hop Squares’, and ‘The Wendy Williams Show’.
Cardi B is also into fashion and has appeared on the cover of the magazine The Fader in 2017
Awards & Achievements
At the 2017 BET Hip Hop Awards, Cardi B won four awards including ‘Best Mixtape’, ‘Hustler of the Year’, ‘Best New Hip-Hop Artist’, and ‘Best Hip-Hop Style’. She was also nominated in four other categories. She has also been nominated for the MOBO Awards in 2017 for ‘Best International Act’. In 2017, she was nominated in two different categories at the BET Awards.
Net Worth of Cardi B
Cardi B has an estimated net worth of more than $5 million as of 2017-2018. She made this fortune by releasing many singles and mixtapes. Her single “Bodak Yellow” was certified platinum by both RIAA and MC. Part of her wealth also comes by appearing on television shows.
Cardi B is considered one of the most popular hip hop recording artists in the world. Her single “Bodak Yellow” was called “the rap anthem of the summer” by the New York Times. She is a popular internet celebrity and has many followers on Instagram and Vine. Cardi B found considerable success at a young age and has done both television and music. She identifies herself as a feminist. She has also released many music videos and has appeared in the music videos of Red Café and Josh X.