Popularly known by the name Cardi B, the famous American hip-hop artist, Belcalis Almanzar is popular for her television and social media acts.
Her birth took place in the New York City, and she started her career at a young age with the profession of a dancer, an exotic dancer which gained her a lot of popularity over the internet base.
Her attitude on Instagram remained as one of those “no filter ones” which gained her many followers on the internet. She gained major recognition after becoming a part of a show called “Love & Hip Hop: New York.” Her recent single reached the second number on Billboard 100 which was a great success.
Belcalis Almanzar popularly called Cardi B was born on 11th October 1992. Her mother was from Trinidad, and her father belonged to a Dominican community. Her upbringing was done in a place located near South Bronx part of New York.
She acquires her accent from staying with her grandmother during her childhood in Washington Heights. She did her schooling from Renaissance High School for Musical Theatre & Technology. Before she started dancing as an exotic dancer, she worked at the Amish Market in Lower Manhattan. She started working at the strip club when she was just 19. The main motto for working there was to avoid violence and poverty at all means since she suffered a very abusive relationship at that moment.
She also had to go through several surgeries on her body because of the profession she had taken up.
Her Career started with many bumps although, after it started it reached many heights and she overcame the problems she once faced. Her first musical debut was along with Jamaican singer Popcaan. Her first music video released in the year 2015 for the song “Cheap Ass Weave.” Her first complete length project was released on 7th March 2016 which was a mixtape too.
Cardi B started off her career with an entry to the reality show Love and Hip Hop: New Yor on VH1 in 2015. Later she was also cast on Khloe Kardashian’s Kocktails with Khole in 2016. Later in November of the same year, she also cast in the BET series, Being Mary Jane. Followed by the next year in 2017, she joined the panel show of Hip Hop Squares and also appeared on The Wendy Williams Show.
From being an exotic dancer, Cardi, later on, shifted to modeling for different fashion websites. She also took part in the New York Fashion Week, where she came in hand with M.A.C and Rio Uribe’s Gypsy Sport. Her success well grew in the fashion industry thereafter and proved so by making her entry to the New York Times’s Sunday Edition, where her story was written on half of a page.
Her main influence, as mentioned by Cardi B was Missy Elliot and Tweet, the American entertainers and also popular artists like Madonna and Lady Gaga, Puerto Rican and Ivy Queen.
She also mentioned that initiating herself as a rapper, she did follow some songs of Khia and Trina. The style of music for Cardi B has been an aggressive rapper, as said by David Jeffries, who is the allmusic editor. It was also said that she had a typical unabashedly loud and a sexual tone of voice, which indeed made her raps even better than it would be.
She is a strong believer in God and thus believes in Jesus Christ being in the Christian Community. She has always mentioned her connection and relationship with the God or Almighty. She has mentioned many times about how she has a very deep connection with the Almighty.
She has also said in interviews that the strip club has helped her bringing up the good and leaving the bad behind her while she struggled with anxiety, bad relationships, and poverty. This year she has been heard dating the rap group, Migos’s member, Offset.
Full name: Belcalis Almanzar
Date of birth: 11th October 1992
Birthplace: The Bronx, New York
Residence: Edgewater, New Jersey, US
Age: 25 years
Occupation: Songwriter, Rapper, actress, television personality
Education: Renaissance High School for Musical Theatre & Technology
Personal Life and Family
Ethnicity: Dominican and Trinidadian
Father name: NA
Mother name: NA
Brother name: NA
Sister name: Hennessy Carolina
Marital status: In a Relationship
Sexual Orientation: Bisexual
Pet own: NA
Personal Look and Measurements
Weight: 75 kg
Hair Color: Black
Eye color: Dark brown
Shoe Size: NA
Dress size: 6(US) or 36(EU)
Bra size: 34E
Distinctive Features: Nose
Net Worth and Salary
Net worth: $600 Thousand. Her recent single has topped the charts, and thus the profile for earning is very strong!
Cardi B is available on many different social media networks.
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/iamcardib/?hl=en (@iamcardib)
Interesting Facts about Cardi B
She gained the maximum fame after she became a regular member of the cast of the reality show “Love Hip Hop: New York.” She had performed for years as a dancer before she became a part of the show. She works equally as a comedian, an actress, and a video vixen too.
She also dropped a video named “I Am: Cardi B” which showed behind the scenes from her everyday life. She also has a secondary account on Instagram apart from the normal one which has almost 250,000 followers. She has dated Offset, i.e., Kiari Cephus in the year 2017.
Cardi B was born in the year 1992, 11th October to a Dominican father and Trinidadian mother. She has had a child with grandmother, but her upbringing was tough. She went to through working from the supermarket to strip clubs in order to continue college and stay away from poverty and abusive relationships.
She is popularly known for her social media popularity and also her work in the show “Love Hip Hop: New York.”