Cardi B is a lot of things – a rapper, social media personality, a hip hop artist, and a TV star. Cardi B gained recognition after revealing her previous money-making strategies; when she was a stripper.
But, the past is behind her, and she has now signed a contract with Atlantic Records and is on her way to become the most famous hip-hop icon of all time.
Starting Life of Cardi B
Cardi B was born on 11th October in 1192, in New York City. The name of her father is Dominican, and her mother’s name is Trinidadian.
When Cardi was a teenager, she was a part of the Bloods Street Gang, and she has recently told the press that she became a gang banger at the age of 16. She went to Renaissance High School for Technology and Musical Theater and worked in a supermarket for a while, but she later started stripping at the age of 19.
Cardi told the media why she became a stripper – she wanted not to be part of poverty, and fight against domestic aggression after being in an abusive relationship. She raised money from stripping so that she can go back to school and continue her studies.
Cardi B began her music career at the age of 23, in 2015. Her first mixtape was released in 2016, and in the same year, she became the first page of the Vibe Magazine’s ‘Diva’ subject.
In 2017, she released another mix-tape, and after one month, she became a part of Atlantic Records. Cardi B gained a lot of recognition after her videos got viral on social media platforms.
Not to be part of poverty at the beginning of her career, Cardi B worked with a lot of famous artists including Nicki Minaj, Bruno Mars, Selena Gomez, G-Eazy, Kehlani, Bad Bunny, J Balvin, Farruko, Travis Scott, 21 Savage, Post Malone, French Montana, Offset, Ozuna, Fat Joe, Anuel AA, and lots of others.
Cardi B’s Net Worth
As of 2021, Cardi B’s net worth is estimated at $80 million, which will increase in the coming years because Cardi B is releasing new tracks that are blowing the charts.