Belcalis Almanzar, better known by her stage name Cardi B, is an American rapper from New York City. She first gained notoriety for revealing her profession as a stripper on social media. Also, she became an Internet celebrity by achieving popularity on Vine and Instagram.
Who Is Cardi B?
Belcalis Almanza popularly known by her stage name Card B is a Grammy Award-winning American rapper. She was born the 11th of October 1992 in Bronx, New York. Also, she spent a lot of time with her grandmother in Washington Heights.
Furthermore, Cardi had her high school education at Renaissance High School for Musical Theater & Technology. The school was a vocational high on the Herbert H. Lehman High School campus.
Card B turned became a stripper after she was fired by her manager. However, she has stated that she became stripper to escape poverty and abusive relationship. She later attended Manhatta Community College but dropped out of school.
Who Are Cardi B’s Parents?
Cardi B was born to Clara Almanzar and Carlos Almanzar. However, her father is of Dominican descent, while her mother is of Trinidadian descent.
Cardi B’s Career
Cardi B joined the cast of VH1’s reality show Love & Hip Hop: New York in 2015, appearing in season six. Furthermore, She made her musical debut alongside fellow Jamaican dancehall singer Popcaan on Jamaican reggae fusion musician Shaggy’s remix to his hit “Boom Boom” in November 2015.
She secured her first major record label recording contract with Atlantic Records in late February. However, she was nominated for for Best New Artist and Best Female Hip-Hop Artist in May 2017 for the 2017 BET Awards.
Is Cardi B Married?
She began dating fellow rapper Offset in 2017. Also she became engaged to Offset on October 27, 2017. It was found that Cardi and Offset had actually married secretly in September 2017. However, she is having two adorable children.
Cardi B’s Net Worth
As of 2021, she has an estimated net worth of approximately $30 million.