matthew mathers or eminem

defied the stereotypical odds of rap and hip-hop and become an A-listed white rappers around and top record-selling artist of his era.

eminem aka slim shady

topped the charts and was listed among the top five wealthiest hip-hop artists in 2018, with an estimated net worth of around $100 million.

$230 million

Eminem’s net worth is now estimated to be around,

due to continued royalty earnings and revenues churned from his record label.

became eminem.

At 14, he adopted the stage persona of M&M (Marshall Mathers) which later

At 17, he had dropped out of high school. He worked odd jobs while participating in freestyle rap battles around Detroit.

soul intent

He joined a crew called Bassmint Productions, which later rebranded as

They managed to release his debut album in 1997, but did not receive enough recognition.

slim shady

Between 1996 and 1997, Marshall rebranded his stage image to

His music and rap now involved storylines involving sex, drugs, murder, and other darker topics.

slim shady ep in 1997

He moved forward with this identity and released the

through Web Entertainment.

rap olympics in 1998.

Mathers was discovered by a record agent in the

The agent forwarded his Slim Shady album to Dr Dre which signed Eminem to a new contract almost immediately.

"Best rap album"

After re-recording, that album went on to go quadruple platinum in the USA and landed Mathers a Grammy for the


Eminem has won

American Music Awards

 Grammy Awards

Billboard Awards


Academy Award for the 8 Mile movie soundtrack.



In 2002, Eminem released a biography of his life story on the big screen, courtesy of Universal Pictures, and earns $242.9 million at the box office.

shady records

He now owns a Record label,

 a restaurant in Detroit

and a decentralized digital asset.

mom's spaghetti

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