Cardi B is a woman who has risen to fame owing to her personality and also her talent. She is a hip hop artist as well a television personality, social media personality and internet celebrity. Cardi B is a woman who is known to speak her mind out without any filters. She is a woman who calls a spade a spade. She first became known as an exotic dancer and an internet celebrity. In 2015, she became nationally acknowledged when she landed a role as one of the cast members for VH1’s reality show called Love 7 Hip Hop: New York. Her fame doubled because of this role in which she is a perfect match.
Cardi B Early life
Cardi B, officially known as Belcalis Almanzar was born in the year 1992 in October. Her mother was from Trinidad, and her father was from Dominica. She spent most of the time growing up with her grandmother in Washington Heights. Growing up, she was also part of the Blood street gang. She attended Renaissance High School for Musical Theater & Technology. She worked at a supermarket before turning to a stripper at the age of nineteen. Her explanation for turning to stripping was so that she could get an education and also save herself from the abusive relationship she was in.
Cardi B became famous in the year 2013 when her videos went viral over the internet. On December 2015, she created a debut for her music video called Cheap Ass Weave. In March 2016, she released her mixtape called Gangsta Bitch Music, Vol. 1. In November the same year, she featured in VIVA issue of Vibe. In 2017, she released the second bit of Gangsta Bitch Music Series. In February she signed as an artist with Atlantic Records. In that month she also became the opening act for the Lox on their ‘It’s Beautiful’ tour.
In 2017, she was nominated for an award in the category of Best Female Hip-Hop Artist and Best New Artists. Even so, she did not win and lost the awards to Remy Ma and Chance the Rapper. She later performed at the afterparty. The mere fact that she was nominated shows that she was acknowledged for her talent in Hip Hop industry. In 2017 on June, Atlantic Records released her new single called Bodak Yellow which she performed on Wendy Williams Show.
In the same year, she also became part of the cast for VH1 reality show Love & Hip Hop: New York. She exited the show in 2016. She also featured in Uncommon Sense with Charlemagne and Kocktails with Khloe. In the same year, she also featured in Being Mary Jane as Mercedes.
Cardi B net worth in 2017
As a woman who rose to fame a few years back, Cardi B is estimated to have a net worth of $800 thousand US dollars as of 2017. This is a good start even though she can go higher. Even so, we are positive that the bright career ahead of her will yield much more for her.
Cardi B has faced many difficult situations from physical abuse to poverty. She was forced to be a stripped at a young age, and while many girls were in school, she had to struggle to get an education. Even so, that period of her life is over, and we wish her the best as she keeps making a life for herself.