Eminem Biography

Marshall Bruce Mathers III, better known by his stage name Eminem and by his alter ego Slim Shady, is an American rapper, songwriter, record producer, and actor. In addition to his solo career, Eminem is a member of the group D12, as well as one half of the hip hop duo Bad Meets Evil, alongside Royce da 5'9". Eminem is the best-selling artist of the 2000s in the United States. Rolling Stone magazine ranked him 82nd on its list of The 100 Greatest Artists of All Time. The same magazine declared him The King of Hip Hop. Including his work with D12 and Bad Meets Evil, Eminem has achieved ten number-one albums on the Billboard 200. Eminem has sold more than 155 million albums and singles, making him one of the world's best-selling artists of all time. As of June 2014, he is the second best selling male artist of the Nielsen Soundscan era, the sixth best overall selling artist in the United States, and the best-selling hip-hop artist having sold 45,160,000 albums and 31 million digital singles.

After his debut album Infinite, Eminem rose to mainstream popularity in 1999 with his second album The Slim Shady LP. Source: Wikipedia

Biography Snapshot
Name:
Eminem
Full Name:
Marshall Mathers
Nationality:
United States of America
Profession:
Record producer, Actor, Songwriter, Musician, Rapper, Film Producer
Ethnicity:
Scotch-Irish American
Date of Birth:
October 17, 1972 (46)
Astrological Sign:
Libra
Marriages
Eminem Timeline
  • 1999-02-23
    Hip Hop artist Eminem releases his first major record album 'The Slim Shady LP' (Grammy 2000 - Rap album)
  • 2000-05-23
    Eminem releases 3rd studio album 'The Marshall Mathers LP', is fastest ever selling studio album (Grammy - Best Rap Album 2001)
  • 2000-06-29
    Eminem's mother goes to court claiming defamation of character in a $10 million civil suit, after taking exception to the line "My mother smokes more dope than I do" from her son's single 'My Name Is'
  • 2000-09-07
    17th MTV Awards: Eminem & Aaliyah wins
  • 2002-08-29
    19th MTV Awards: Eminem & Pink wins
  • 2002-11-13
    Eminem releases single 'Lose Yourself' from soundtrack of 8 Mile, 1st rap song to win Academy Award Best Original Song
  • 2003-01-13
    30th American Music Award: Sheryl Crow & Eminem win
  • 2011-05-22
    19th Billboard Music Awards: Eminem, Recovery win
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