The estimated net worth of Cardi B is $40 million.
Cardi B is an American rapper, songwriter, and producer, and she is the 3rd most popular creator on the "OnlyFans" platform. Cardi B earns her money through music, live appearance, endorsements, and partnerships. She is also a successful businesswoman.
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Born on Oct. 11, 1992, in Washington Heights, Manhattan, Belcalis Marlenis Almánzar grew up in the Bronx in New York City. Cardi B's parents are of Afro-Trinidadian and Dominican descent, and she has seven siblings, with her sister "Hennessy Carolina" being the most well-known relative of the entertainer.
Cardi B attended Renaissance High School for Musical Theater & Technology. The vocational high school on the Herbert H. Lehman High School campus. She graduated high school and briefly attended the Borough of Manhattan Community College.
However, she never graduated college, dropping out to take up a career as a stripper. An interview with the star says that she would often drug and rob her clients during her tenure as a dancer, claiming she was doing what she had to do to survive.
How did Cardi B build her net worth?
Cardi B signed with Atlantic Records in 2017 after gaining traction as an Instagram and Vine influencer. After experiencing success with her music, she appeared on the VH1 reality show "Love & Hip Hop: New York from 2015 to 2017."
The rapper has three studio albums, with several chart-topping singles like the infamous "WAP" and others like "Bodak Yellow" and "Up." The rapper won a Grammy award in 2019, and she's also won several BET and MTV awards for her music.
The song "WAP" earned her notoriety across the rap music scene, with the track debuting at #1 on the "Hot 100" billboard in 2020. The song held the top position for three weeks, becoming the most acclaimed song of 2020.
While the bulk of her wealth comes from her music career, 2020 saw her join the paysite, "OnlyFans," where she rose through the rankings to the third-most-popular creator on the platform. OnlyFans provides Cardi with a sizable portion of her monthly income, earning her around $9.4 million per month.
Cardi B married rapper Kiari Kendrell Cephus, also known as "Offset," in September 2017. The press valued her engagement ring at $550,000,
and she has two children, a son, and a daughter, with her husband.
Cardi B productivity habits and personal strengths
Cardi B said she was initially scared to follow her dreams in case she failed. However, she says her passion for music and money is the driving force behind her success.
The rapper has several endorsement contracts with leading brands like MAC Cosmetics, Pepsi, Fashion Nova, and many others.
A quote from the rapper reads, "I have a passion for music; I love music. But I also have a passion for money and paying my bills."
How rich is Cardi B?
With an estimated fortune of $40 million, Cardi B grows her wealth through her music, business, and brand endorsements.