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Everything about Eminem

Updated on January 2, 2015

Overview

Born: 17 October 1972

Birthplace: St. Joseph, Missouri, USA

Fathers name: Marshall Mathers Jr

Mothers Name: Deborah Mathers

Name at birth: Marshall Bruce Mathers III

Stage Name: Eminem

Best known as: Rapper of the hit "The Slim Shady LP"

Nicknames: Doody and M&M

Height: 5' 8" (1.73 m)

Zodiac Sign: Libra


First heard rap song: “Reckless” featuring Ice-T at age 9.

High school Facts: Marshall attended Lincoln High School in Warren, Michigan, 1986-1989. He was interested in English and disliked Math and Social studies.

Left High school: At the age 17 after spending three years in ninth grade due to truancy and poor grades.

Began rapping: He began rapping at the early age of 4. He used to enjoy rhyming words together, battling schoolmates in the lunchroom. At the age of 14,he took it seriously and began rapping with high-school friend Mike Ruby, the two adopting the names "Manix" and "M&M," which soon morphed into Eminem.


Career:

First album: Infinite(1995), sold less than a thousand copies. Subjects covered in Infinite included his struggles with raising his newborn daughter Hailie Jade Scott Mathers while on limited funds.

Rap Olympic: 1997, secured 2nd place. Met Dr Dre and Dr Dre signed Eminem to his Interscope Records label.

Second album: The Slim Shady LP(1999),turned Eminem from an unknown rapper into a high-profile celebrity. The album was met with both critical and commercial success; critics praised Eminem for his unique lyrical style, and the record debuted at number two on the US Billboard 200.

Other albums

  • The Marshall Mathers LP(2000)
  • The Eminem Show (2002)
  • Encore (2004)
  • Relapse (2009)
  • Recovery (2010)
  • The Marshall Mathers LP 2 (2013)
  • Shady IX (2014)


Awards

Awards won 331

Nominations 533

Major awards:

Academy awards: one time for Lose Yourself (Best Original Song)

American Music Award: Nominated for 20 awards won 14

Billboard Music Awards: Nominated for 31 awards, won 17

Grammy Awards: Nominated for 42 awards won 13

MTV: Nominated for 90 awards, won 35

People’s choice award: Nominated for 10 awards, won 7

Teen choice award: Nominated for 13 awards, won 13


Interesting Facts

Hobbies and Interests:Art, Writing, Rapping, Listening Music, Basketball, Football, Watching
Favorite Color: Light Blue
Favorite Food: Fast Food (Taco Bell and Wendy’s )
Favorite Book: Comic Books
Favorite Music: Hip-hop
Favorite Rappers: Tupac Shakur, Jay-Z, Dr. Dre
Favorite Dance Song: “Put Your Hands Where My Eyes Can
See” by Busta Rhymes
Favorite Movie: Scarface (1983)
Favorite Sports: Football, Basketball
Favorite Basketball Team: Detroit Pistons
Favorite Football Team: Pittsburgh Steelers

  • Eminem is left handed.
  • He wanted to become a comic book artist in his childhood.
  • Probably the one and only artist to cut his own hair.
  • He has a tattoo of his daughter on his right lower shoulder.
  • He has English, German, Swiss-German, and Scottish ancestry.


Spouse

Kimberly Anne Scott :(14 January 2006 - 19 December 2006) (divorced)

Kimberly Anne Scott::(14 June 1999 - 11 October 2001) (divorced) (1 child)

  • Eminem has a lovely daughter named Hailie Jade Scott Mathers.


Hits:

My Name Is, Stan, Cleanin Out My Closet, Mosh, Lose
Yourself, The Real Slim Shady, Ass Like That, Shake That Ass,
Forgot About Dre, Just Lose It, Toy Solders, Mockingbird,
Without Me, Sing for the Moment, Superman, Like the way you lie, The Monster

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