Cardi B is an American rapper, Who is known for her distinct aggressive flow and outspoken lyrics. She is the first female rapper to achieve that milestone as a solo artist since Lauryn Hill in 1998. Cardi B was born and raised in New York City and rose to fame online by using the app’s Vine and Instagram. She was a frequent cast member on VH1reality series Love and hip hop: New York from 2015 to 2017. The show includes an examination of artistic goals and two mixtapes, Gangsta Bitch Music Vol 1 (2016) and Vol 2 (2017). Studio album Invasion of Privacy (2018), debuted at number one on the Billboard 200 and was ranked the top female rap album of the 2010s Billboard.

Cardi B

Net Worth

Cardi B network is estimated to be around $40 million. She is a celebrity on social media and she generates her income being a rapper and songwriter. She has over 100 million followers on Instagram.

Birth NameBelcalis Marlenis Almanzar
Stage NameCardi B
Date of BirthOctober 11, 1992
Age 30 years old (as of August 2023)
Birth PlaceWashington Heights neighborhood of Manhattan, New York City
Gender Female
Net Worth$40 million
Hair ColorBlack
Eye ColorBrown
Height5 feet 3 inches
Weight60 kg

Early Life

Belcalis Marlenis Almanzar was born on October 11, 1992, In the Washington Heights neighborhood of Manhattan, New York City. She is currently 30 years old (as of August 2023). Her father Carlos Allman is a Dominican and her mother Carla Almanzar is a Trinidadian of African and Spanish descent. Almanzar (Cardi B) identifies as Afro-Latina. Almanzar developed a stage name ‘Cardi B’ as a derivation of Bacardi, a rum brand that was firmly her nickname. She has a younger sister who was born in 1995 named Hennessy Carolina. When she was in her teenage, cardi B belonged to the Bloods Gang.

Cardi B attended Renaissance High School for Musical Theater and Technology, a vocational high school on the Herbert H. Lehmans High School campus. During her teens, she was fired from her job and became a dancer at a strip club across the street. She claimed that stripping earned her enough money for her to briefly resume her studies before leaving college to concentrate completely on her career.

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Cardi B started her career when her videos on Instagram and Vine went viral. After that, she joined the cast of the VH1 reality Television series ‘Love and hip hop: New York’ in 2015, debuting in season six of the show. She gained a large fan base on the show with Jezebel considering her the breakout star of the 6th season. In December 2016, after two seasons she announced that she would be leaving the show to focus on her career in music.

Cardi B’s musical debut was in November 2015 when she released ‘Love and Hip Hop. She was featured on singer Shaggy’s remix of his single ‘Boom Boom’ alongside Jamaican dancehall singer Popcaan. In March 2016 Cardi B released her first Lindier Project the Mixtape Gangsta Bitch Music, Vol. 1.” She released her second mixtape ‘Gangsta Bitch Music, Vol. 2.” in January 2017.

Her big breakthrough came in February 2017, when she signed a recording contract with major record label Atlantic Records. Best new artist and best female hip hop artist at the 2017 BET Awards, but didn’t win any.

On December 3, 2022, she gave a 35-minute private performance at the Miami Art Basel for which she was paid $1 million. In March 2023 it was announced that Cardi B along with Offset and two of their children joined the voice cast of the children’s animated film Baby Sarks Big Movie set to be released by the end of 2023.