Cardi B - Updated Dec 2023

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Cardi B

Cardi B is a musician, rapper, comedian, and social media personality. Cardi B is famous for appearing on the TV series Love & Hip Hop New York.

Early Life

On October 11, 1992, Belcalis Marlenis Almánzar aka Cardi B was born in New York City, United States. As of now, she is just 29 years old and her zodiac sign is Libra.

She is an American and belongs to mixed ethnicity (Afro-Latina and Afro-Caribbean). In New York, she grew up with his sister named Hennessy Carolina.

Cardi B – Education

For her education, she attended Renaissance High School. Unfortunately, she couldn’t complete her education due to poverty. Later, she worked in a supermarket.

She also worked as a stripper as she couldn’t survive the job in the market. Furthermore, she rejoined the school and left because of her job and abusive relationship.


Cardi B introduced her musical prowess for the 1st time on Jamaican singer Shaggy’s remixed single “Boom Boom, in 2015. Later, she released her first mixtape Gangsta B*tch Music, Vol. 1, in March 2017.

In the same year, she collaborated with other hip-hop artists to produce the KSR Group compilation Underestimated: The album also includes her single “What a Girl Likes.”

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Caption: Cardi B for a photoshoot. Source: Instagram

Similarly, in 2017, she came up with her mixtape, Gangsta B*tch Music, Vol. 2. Also, in February, she snagged her first major record deal through Atlantic Records. She was recognized as a rising star and was highly busy on the touring circuit.

Finally, in August 2017, she released her commercial debut single, “Bodak Yellow. Eventually, her debut earned the top spot on the Billboard Hot 100, the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart, and turned triple platinum.

Suddenly, she went No. 1, as the last female solo rapper, after the hit of Bodak Yellow. She was also seen working opposite Lauryn Hill in 1998 with “Doo Wop (That Thing).”

Moreover, she also collaborated on G-Eazy’s “No Limit,” and Migos’ “MotorSport. While getting successful, she worked with Puerto Rican sensation Ozuna’s”La Model. Similarly, in December, she released her second single “Bartier Cardi.”

More about her career

The artist also collaborated with Bruno Mars, “Finesse,” during the January 2018 show.  Moving on, she unveiled her long-awaited debut album, Invasion of Privacy, on April 6, 2018.

Her album also included collaborations with Migos and 21 Savage. In addition, Invasion of Privacy was already eligible for Gold certification by the time of its release. Before, her Bodak Yellow was highly successful and established as a new standard for activity on Apple Music.

Thus, it smashed the previous record held by Taylor Swift’s reputation for most streams. In July, Invasion of Privacy’s “I Like It” hit No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100. She experienced huge success and making her the first female rapper to twice reach the top spot.

Following her success, she released her second collaboration with Mars, “Please Me,” in February 2019. Thus, she claimed the Best Rap Album Grammy for Invasion of Privacy. Fortunately, it made her the first solo woman to receive the honor.

In June, she came up with her single titled Press. In the same year, she made her feature film debut in Hustlers. Thus, she was seen playing a stripper named Diamond alongside Jennifer Lopez and Constance Wu.

In December 2020, she used Facebook Messenger to launch the series Cardi Tries, on which she served as one of the executive producers.

Cardi B joined forces with PLBY Group Inc. in December 2021 as Playboy’s resident creative director and a founding member of Centerfold, a website for independent creators that is now under development.

Products for sexual wellness and fashion are also part of the relationship.  The same month, she launched a vegan whipped cream product called “Whipshots” that was flavored with vodka.

Cardi B – Net Worth 2023

Cardi B has started a successful career and has reached a different level at its peak. Thus, the singer has an estimated net worth of $40 million. She has not mentioned any brands in particular but, she has teamed up with Reebok, Pepsi, Steve Madden, and Balenciaga.

Cardi B – Personal Life

In February 2017, Cardi B began her marriage with the rapper Offset. Later on, they exchanged vows on September 20, 2017. They are blessed with a kid named Kulture Kiari Cephus, on July 10, 2018.

On September 4, 2021, they were blessed with a son whose name is not known. However, they have an off relationship but as of now are living together. Previously, she dated Tommy, who had featured in the VH1 reality series.

When he was sentenced to 4 years in jail she kept visiting him. Thus, she couldn’t continue the relationship so they broke up.

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Caption: Cardi B with her family. Source: Instagram

Legal Issues

Therefore, Cardi surrendered to the New York City police, on October 1, 2018. It was for her connection to an August 2018 strip club fight in Queens, New York.

Hence, she allegedly ordered her entourage to attack two bartenders. She was arrested and charged with two misdemeanors, assault, and reckless endangerment.

In June 2019 a grand jury indicted the artist on 2 counts of felony attempted assault charges, after she rejected a plea deal.  Thus, she was also charged with six misdemeanors and six violations.

During a trial for Brooklyn-born hip hop artist 6ix9ine, the rapper fingered her as a member of New York City’s Nine Trey Gangster Bloods. Subsequently, she denied any affiliation with the gang.

Cardi won a $1 million defamation verdict against YouTuber Latasha Kebe (Tasha K) on January 24, 2022, for launching a “malicious campaign” to damage her reputation by spreading untrue claims.

Cardi B was found to have been falsely accused by the jury, and they granted her $1.25 million in damages.  The fine against Kebe was increased by additional proceedings to a total of $3.82 million.

Cardi, Hennessy, and Hennessy’s girlfriend prevailed in a defamation case brought by three males concerning an incident at a Suffolk County beach on March 25, 2022.


Cardi surprised I.S. 232 in the Bronx, where she attended elementary school, on September 13, 2022, and said that she would be giving the school $100,000.

Body Measurements

Cardi is very pretty and stands 5 feet 3 inches tall and weighs about 70 kg. With 40-28-45 inches, she has a perfect curvy body. Cardi has black pairs of eyes and black hair color.

Social Media

She has an Instagram account with 139 million followers and Facebook with 34 million followers. On her Twitter, she has 23.8 million followers. Similarly, she has her self-titled Youtube channel with 18.6 million followers.