American rapper 50 Cent also works as a producer, actor, and businessman. 50 Cent has a $40 million net worth as of this writing. 50 Cent has earned at least $260 million
Unfortunately, he has also been extravagant with his money, filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in July 2015 due to his spending on real estate, automobiles, and lawsuits.
On July 6, 1975, in Queens, New York City, Curtis James Jackson III was given the name 50 Cent. His drug-dealing mother Sabrina raised him in the South Jamaica ghetto.
When Jackson released the contentious underground rap tune "How To Rob," he quietly rose to fame. He was getting ready to release "Thug Love," a single with Destiny's Child, in May 2000
Eminem first became aware of Jackson in 2002. "Guess Who's Back?" made Eminem so impressed that he invited Jackson to visit Dr. Dre in Los Angeles.
In his relatively short time in the spotlight, 50 Cent founded label G-Unit records, launched G-Unit clothing company, and has even acted in several movies with legends like Al Pacino
With his ex-girlfriend Shaniqua Tompkins, 50 Cent has a son. In October 1996, Marquise Jackson was conceived. Tompkins later filed a $50 million lawsuit against Jackson
In Connecticut, 50 Cent purchased a 17-acre estate in 2003 that includes a 50,000 square foot home with 21 bedrooms, 37 bathrooms, a gym, a casino, and a nightclub.