Who is Cardi B? | Cardi B Biography and Wiki
Cardi B whose real name is Belcalis Marlenis Almánzar, is an American rapper, television personality and songwriter. She became well known for discussing her stripping career on Instagram which led to her becoming an Internet celebrity. This was after several of her posts and videos went viral on Vine and Instagram. After her videos went viral, Cardi then appeared on Love & Hip Hop: New York on the VH1 reality television series to follow her music aspirations.
During her teenage years, she was employed at an Amish Market supermarket in Lower Manhattan, which was the last job that she held before turning to strip at the age of 19. After Cardi was fired from Amish Market, her former manager recommended her to work at a strip club. Cardi had earlier said that she became a stripper to escape poverty and domestic violence, having been in an abusive relationship at the time. She has also said becoming a stripper was positive for her life in many ways: “It really saved me from a lot of things.”
Due to her new sudden career path and the expectations it held, she turned to cosmetic surgery, getting breast implants and buttock augmentation. She said at the time she was involved in an abusive relationship with her then-boyfriend, whom she lived within a small Bronx apartment. Cardi had earlier said that stripping was her only way out, a way to earn enough money to escape her dire situation and get an education. Nonetheless, she ended up dropping out of college.
Cardi B Age and Birthday
Cardi is 27 years old as of 2019, she was born on October 11, 1992, in New York City, New York, United States of America. The famous rapper celebrates her birthday on October 11th every year. Cardi will be 28 years old on Oct. 11th 2020.
Cardi B Height and Weight
She stands at the height of 1.6 meters. However, details regarding his actual weight is currently not publicly available. We are keeping tabs and will update Cardi weigth information once it is out.
Cardi B Nationality
B was born in the US hence being an American national.
Cardi B Education
She attended Renaissance High School for Musical Theater & Technology which is a vocational high school on the Herbert H. Lehman High School campus.
Cardi B Parents – Cardi B Mother
Belcalis Almanzar, her real name, was born to a Trinidadian mother and Dominican father and is known for her distinct Spanish accent and New York street slang. She was raised and grew up in the South Bronx, a Latino-majority neighborhood. Her parents split during her preteen years and Cardi spent her time with 36 cousins and her dad’s side of the family.
Cardi B Sister
Cardi has a younger sister by the name Hennessy Carolina. She is an Instagram influencer too, reality star and blossoming fashion designer, named after alcohol. She got the name after her father got to the hospital drunk after she was born, and insisted that his new baby daughter be named after his favorite alcoholic beverage. This is according to Cosmopolitan.
On VH1’s reality show, Love and Hip Hop: New York, Hennessy joined her sister for season 7. She got introduced to the world but ended up in a fight during the reunion episode. Hennessy said she got into a fight on the reunion and that she regret it. She said that one reason she regret it is because she is grown and she wouldn’t want to let that represent her. She said she got into the fight because the girl was being fake and was talking crap about her sister, and she is very defensive over her sister.
Cardi B Husband | Boyfriend
She is married to fellow American rapper, singer and songwriter Offset. His real name is Kiari Kendrell Cephus and is a member of the hip hop and trap music trio Migos, alongside Takeoff and Quavo. The two got married in 2017 and have a child together.
Cardi B Baby | Cardi B Kid
On 10th July 2018, Cardi gave birth to her first child: daughter Kulture Kiari Cephus with her husband Offset in Atlanta, Georgia, United States.
Cardi B Tommy | Cardi B Ex-Boyfriend
Tommy Geez is her ex-boyfriend. He spent four years behind bars after being arrested on gun possession charges and was released in 2017. They had discussed their future but Tommy wanted her to stay home not be out on the town pursuing her career. They broke up after he became upset that she was becoming too busy to give him attention and keep up the jail visits.
Cardi B Net Worth
The Bodak Yellow starlet has an estimated net worth of $8 million. This is mainly from her music career thanks to her videos that went viral on Instagram.
Cardi B Facts and Body Measurements
Here are some interesting facts you don’t want to miss about Cardi.
- Full Name: Belcalis Marlenis Almánzar
- Age/ How Old?: 27 years
- Date of Birth: October 11, 1992
- Place of Birth: New York City
- Education: Renaissance High School for Musical Theater & Technology
- Birthday: October 11
- Nationality: American
- Siblings: Hennessy Carolina
- Married?: Offset
- Children/ Kids: Kulture Kiari Cephus
- Height/ How tall?: 1.6 meters
- Profession: Rapper
- Net worth: $8 million
Cardi B Love And Hip Hop
She quit stripping when she became an Instagram influencer and began hosting club events for money. This Instagram notoriety got her on Love And Hip Hop: New York. She first appeared in season 6 and stayed for two seasons. On the show, she is known for one of the most infamous feuds, with the girlfriend of fellow cast member Swift. Cardi one-liner from the show (“a girl have beef with me, she gonna have beef with me forever”) went viral and made her more popular. It inspired the release of her song ‘Forever’ off her debut mixtape.
Cardi B Disney
For some time now, the Bodak Yellow star has been associated with being on a Disney Channel show called Choo Choo Soul! The hit Disney Channel show had a conductor who helped viewers (majorly kids) to learn alphabets and poems. Cardi’s association with the show is because of the two looks like.
It turns out that they are not the same person. Cardi turned out to have never hosted a show on Disney Channel and it was confirmed that the conductor’s name is Genevieve Goings. She is a singer, songwriter, and producer. She has done lots of voice-over work for several video games and toy companies. Her show ‘The Happy Hearts Club’ is a fitness and exercise show.
Cardi B Stripper
Before beoming famous through Love & Hip Hop New York and ‘Bodak Yellow’, Cardi had pursued a career as an exotic dancer at the age of 18. According to reports, Cardi had planned to retire from stripping at 25 but quit at 23 after becoming a social media personality.
Cardi B Religion
Belcalis Marlenis Almánzaris is Catholic; she has mentioned in interviews that she has “strong relationship” with God and directly communicates with God.
Cardi B Black
She is black and often displays a confident assurance in regards to being an Afro-Latina. The rapper’s father is Dominican while her mother is Trinidadian.
Cardi B Album
- Invasion of Privacy
Compilation album by Cardi B, Lil Yachty, Migos, Offset, Quavo, Takeoff, and Tee Grizzley. 89% of Google users liked the album.
- Gangsta Bitch Music, Vol. 1 March 7, 2016
- Gangsta Bitch Music, Vol. 2 January 20, 2017
Cardi B New Album
Invasion of Privacy is the rapper’s newest album as of writing this article and it doubles up as her debut studio album too. The Invasion of Privacy album that was released on April 5, 2018, by Atlantic Records, is primarily a hip hop one comprising of trap, Latin and R&B. It also features production from several other artists, most of them also rappers.
Singles from the album
- Bodak Yellow
- Bartier Cardi (featuring 21 Savage)
- Be Careful
- I Like It. (with Bad Bunny and J Balvin)
- Ring (featuring Kehlani)
- I Do (featuring SZA)
- Thru Your Phone
- She Bad (with YG)
- Money Bag
- Best Life (featuring Chance the Rapper)
- Drip (featuring Migos)
- Get Up 10
Cardi B Songs
- Backin’ It Up 2018
- Bartier Cardi
- Be Careful (Cardi B song) 2017
- Best Life (song)
- Bodak Yellow 2016
- Bronx Season 2016
- Champagne Rosé (song)
- Clout (Offset song)
- Dinero (song) 2018
- Drip (song)
- Finesse (song) 2018
- Get Up 10
- Girls (Rita Ora song) 2018
- Girls Like You 2018
- I Do (Cardi B song)
- I Like It (Cardi B, J Balvin and Bad Bunny song) 2018
- La Modelo (Ozuna song) 2017
- Money (Cardi B song) 2018
- Money Bag (song)
- MotorSport 2017
- No Limit (G-Eazy song) 2017
- Please Me
- Press (Cardi B song)
- Ring (Cardi B song)
- Rodeo (Lil Nas X and Cardi B song)
- She Bad
- South of the Border (Ed Sheeran song)
- Taki Taki (song)
- Thru Your Phone
- Twerk (City Girls song)
- Who Want the Smoke? 2018
- Wish Wish
- Writing on the Wall (French Montana song)
- Yes (Cardi B, Fat Joe and Anuel AA song)
Cardi B Website
She has her own website called cardibofficial.com.
Cardi B Record Label
She is signed to Atlantic Records and to Quality Control Music under a management deal.
Frequently Asked Questions About Cardi B
How Much Is Cardi B Worth?
Cardi has an approximate net worth of $8 million. This amount has been accrued from Cardi leading roles in the entertainment industry.
Who Is Cardi B Boyfriend?
Cardi married Offset in 2017. She broke up with her ex boyfriend Tommy Geez while he was in jail.
What was Cardi B’s first song?
Black Kodak is Cardi first song, released in 2017.
What happened to Cardi B’s Instagram?
Cardi pulled her Instagram account after uploading a video in which she was defended herself against criticism following her history-making Grammy’s win for Best Rap Album.
When did Cardi B Leave Love and Hip Hop?
Cardi announced on December 30, 2016 that she was leaving the show to focus on her rap career.
How old is Cardi B?
Cardi is an American national born on 11th October 1992, in New York City.
How tall is Cardi B?
The famous rapper stands at a height of 1.6 m.
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