|Net Worth:||$40 Million|
|Date of Birth:||October 11, 1992|
28-year-old Cardi B is an American rapper, songwriter. Her debut music appearance was in Jamaican singer Shaggy’s single remix, “Boom Boom” in 2015. Within a short span of time from her debut music appearance, Cardi B’s has built an incredibly successful career. She has her name at the top as one of the richest and most popular female rappers with a net worth estimated to be $24 million as of 2023.
With her “Bodak Yellow” single released in June 2017, Cardi B became more popular. However, it also made her lots of money, giving her a huge increase in her net worth. In January 2016, Cardi B’s net worth had been estimated to be a total of $400,000. By February 2017, Cardi B’s net worth had increased to about $1.5 million.
However, the big increase came after she released her first commercial single, “Bodak Yellow” which shot her net worth up to $4 million within 8 months. By August 2018, Cardi B had an estimated net worth of $8 million before she arrived at her current net worth.
You might be wondering, how did Cardi B arrive at her current net worth? Is she only into music, or how much asset has she acquired? Here, we’ll take through Cardio B’s early life and career which will provide answers to these questions.
Cardi B ventured into the journey of her music career when she featured alongside singer Popcaan, in Jamaican Reggae Singer, Shaggy’s remix of his single “Boom Boom” in November 2015. Then in 2017, she made and released Gangsta B*tch Music Vol. 1, which was her first mixtape. Cardi’s huge break in music came with the release of her debut single, “Bodak Yellow” after she signed a music deal with Atlantic Records in June 2017. This earned her No. 1 on Billboard’s Hot 100 chart, making her the first female rapper to top the Hot 100 list since 1998. You can agree that this was a laudable feat for an artist who had only been around for two years.
Afterward, Cardi moved on to release her debut studio album, Invasion of Privacy in 2018. Today, Cardio has 35 singles, two solo mixtapes, and one studio album to her name with 1 No. 1 hits, two top 10 hits, and 9 songs on the Billboard Chart. According to the RIAA, Cardio B has sold 90 million records, while her “Bodak Yellow” single has been certified as diamond according to the Recording Industry Association of America in March 2023.
Income Sources and Assets
It’s no secret that millionaires never have only one source of income. For Millionaire Cardi B, most of her income comes from her large record sales and multiple brand endorsements. With Brand deals from companies like MAC cosmetics, New York Lingerie Chaim Romantic Depots, and others, Cardi B’s net worth increases, keeping her in the league of richest female rappers. Alongside her husband Offset, whose net worth is around $26 million, Cardio B owns a mansion in Atlanta, Georgia priced at over $5.5 million. She has also got beautiful cars including Rolls Royce Wraith, Lamborghini Aventadors, and others. She’s got quite a lot, and she’s still securing the bag with her consistent work.
Born in the Bronx, New York City, Belcalis Marlenis Almánzar, professionally known as Cardi B, is the elder of two sisters born to Clara Almánzar, a Trinidadian, and Carlos Almánzar, a Dominican on October 11, 1992. At age 19, Cardio B started work as a stripper, in her bid to make an income with which she could fend for herself, and escape poverty.
Cardi B is married to fellow rapper, Offset. They have a daughter, Kulture Kiari Cephus, together and in July 2023, they revealed that they have a second child coming.
Rise to Stardom
While Cardi B made her debut music appearance in 2015, she had already gained attention on social media, Vine, and Instagram in 2013 when her videos went viral and she came clean about her experience working as a stripper. Afterward, Cardi B made an appearance in the reality TV series, Love and Hip Hop in 2017 during its 6th season. With this, she became even more popular as she assumed the status of a reality TV star.
Cardi B has an appreciable number of awards to show for her six-year music career, which includes a Grammy Award, eight Billboard Music Awards, BET Awards, and others.
Journey to the Peak
Within her short time in the music industry, Cardi B has made history with her records and originality. She has got quite a lot and from all indications, she will keep securing the bags with her consistent work.