Cardi B Biography


Cardi B

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Birth Name: Cardi B
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Birth Country: United States
Height: 5 Feet 9 Inch
Birth Sign: libra
Age:   25 Years
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Belcalis Almanzar is an American hip hop singer, social media, and personality, professional known as Cardi B. She was born to father, Dominican, and mother, Trinidadian and grew up along with her siblings in Highbridge, New York. She attended Renaissance High School For Musical Theater & Technology; a specialty school on the Herbert H. Lehman campus. Cardi worked as a stripper for money and went to college but ended up dropping out due to poverty. Regarding her ethnicity, she is African-American and holds American nationality.

Cardi used to work as an employee at an Amidst supermarket in Lower Manhattan. And then, she became a stripper, which was recommended by her former supermarket manager. She said becoming a stripper was to escape from poverty and domestic violence. Her videos went viral on social media which earned her wide recognition and millions of subscriber.

Cardi B made her musical debut from Shaggy's single remix, Boom Boom. Later she made her own music video debut with the song, Cheap Ass Weave in 2015. After releasing several hit songs, she signed her first major record label recording with Atlantic Records in February 2017.

She released her first commercial debut single Bodak Yellow on 16th June 2017, which peaked the top of the US Billboard Hot 100 chart and no. 1 on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs. 

Besides her musical career, Cardi B has also cast in several TV series, debuting in the six season of Love & Hip Hop: New York and considered as the breakout star of the show. She also appeared on the Uncommon Sense with Charlamagne, Kocktails with Khloe, Being Mary Jane and Hip Hop Squares.      

Cardi B is an outstanding singing talent won several awards. In 2017 only, she awarded for the Best New Hip-Hop Artist, Hustler of the Year and Made-You-Look Award for Best Hip-Hop Style for her outstanding songs. Additionally, she was also awarded the Best Mixtape for her work in Gangsta Bitch Music Vol. 2  

Moving towards her personal life, Cardi was dating publicly with her boyfriend Kiari Kendrell Cephus, well-known known as Offset; is an American hip hop recording artist. The couple started dating each other in early 2017. 

Eventually, Offset purposed her during the Power 99 Powerhouse concert at the Wells Forgo Center in Philadelphia. On 27th October 2017, Cardi B and Offset got engaged and several TV networks offered them for broadcasting their special wedding ceremony nationally.

Cardi B earns the good sum of money in her career. Recently, she signed a multi-million dollar deal with Atlantic records and gave her a bright orange Bentley worth of $240,000. She purchased a $100,000 watch and a new pair of red bottom Louboutins every couple of weeks which worth $2000 - $5000. 

Cardi B has also done breast augmentation surgery which cost $8000 in New York and spends a big sum of money on her nails. Her engagement diamond ring worth $500,000. In early 2017, she had the net worth of $600,000, which is now turned to $5 million. 

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Born in The Bronx, New York

1992 11th of October

Belcalis Almanzar was born on 11th October 1992 in The Bronx, New York. She was born to father, Dominican, and mother, Trinidadian and grew up along with her siblings in Highbridge, New York.

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Worked as Stripper

2011

Firstly, Cardi used to work as an employee at an Amidst supermarket in Lower Manhattan then became a stripper which was recommended by her former supermarket manager. She told the reason behind stripping was to escape from poverty and domestic violence.  

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Made Music debut

2015 of November

Card B made her musical debut in November 2015. She made it with Jamaican reggae fusion singer, Saggy's remix to his single song, Boom Boom along with Popcaan. 

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Singed with Atlantic Records

2017 of February

Cardi B signed her first major record label recording contract with Atlantic Records. Her. She signed a multi million dollar deal with Atlantic records and gave her a bright orange Bentley worth of $240,000. 

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Released commercial debut

2017 16th of June

After signing with Atlantic Records, Cardi B released her commercial debut single song Bodak Yellow. The song peaked the top of the US Billboard Hot 100 chart and no. 1 on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs. 

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Engaged with Offset

2017 27th of October

Offset purposed Cardi B during the Power 99 Powerhouse concert at the Wells Forgo Center in Philadelphia. On 27th October 2017, Cardi B and Offset got engaged.

 

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Current Net worth

2017

Cardi B earns the good sum of money in her career. Recently, she signed a multi-million dollar deal with Atlantic records and gave her a bright orange Bentley worth of $240,000. In early 2017, she had the net worth of $600,000 which turns into $5 million. 

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