Cardi B Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 21 Aug, 2020
Facts of Cardi B
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 5 Feet 3 Inch
Name Cardi B
Birth Name Belcalis Marlenis Almánzar
Nick Name Bacardi, Cardi, Bardi
Nationality American
Birth Place/City The Bronx, New York City, New York, USA
Ethnicity Dominican, Trinidadian
Profession Rapper, Songwriter, Television Personality, Actress
Net Worth $24 Million
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Black
Married Yes
Married to Kiari Kendrell Cephus AKA Offset
Children 1
Education Renaissance High School for Musical Theater & Technology
Online Presence Facebook, Instagram, SoundCloud, Spotify, Twitter, YouTube
Music Group Grammy Award, American Music Award, Billboard Music Award, BET Award, BET Hip Hop Award, iHeartRadio Music Award, MTV European Music Award, MTV Video Music Award, Soul Train Music Award, NRJ Music Award
Movies Hustlers
TV Show Being Mary Jane, Love & Hip Hop: New York
Sisters Hennessy Carolina
Albums Invasion of Privacy
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Belcalis Marlenis Almánzar, better known by her stage name Cardi B, is a Grammy Award-winning rapper, singer-songwriter, actress, and TV personality. She has released one studio album, two solo mixtapes, 27 singles, and 16 music videos to date. 

How Old is Cardi B? What is her Height?

Cardi B was born as Belcalis Marlenis Almánzar on October 11, 1992, to a Dominican father and an Afro-Trinidadian mother. The native of New York was born in Brooklyn and raised in the Bronx area. She is 27 years old as of August 2020 and stands at 5 feet 3 inches (1.6 meters).  

At the age of 16, Cardi B joined the local street gang "Bloods" and briefly stripped at when she was 19. She attended Renaissance High School for Musical Theater & Technology and later, Borough of Manhattan Community College before dropping out.


Cardi B initially made her name for herself as a social media influencer on Vine and Instagram. She started gaining widespread recognition as a participant in the sixth season of the VH1 reality television series Love & Hip Hop: New York.      

She left the show after two years to focus on her musical career. Her debut mixtape, Gangsta Bitch Music, Vol. 1. was released on March 7, 2016, followed by Gangsta Bitch Music, Vol. 2 on January 20, 2017. 

Cardi B celebrating her Grammy win with husband Offset SOURCE: Hypebae    

She signed with Atlantic Records in February 2017 and released her debut studio album Invasion of Privacy on April 6, 2018. The album was a critical and commercial success, winning the Best Rap Album award at the Grammy Awards. The album has sold over 3 million copies to date in the US alone and consequently was certified platinum three times by the RIAA.

She has released 27 singles (18 of which she was a featured artist in)  and 16 music videos. 

As of this writing, she is in the process of releasing music from her second studio album. 

Mother of Daughter Kulture Kiari Cephus with Rapper Offset 

Cardi B has been linked with rapper Kiari Kendrell Cephus AKA Offset -- of the hip hop/trap trio Migos dating as far back as early 2017. They got engaged on October 27, 2017, and it was later revealed that they got married in secret in their bedroom on September 20, 2017.  

Cardi B with husband Offset and daughter SOURCE: Pinterest

On April 7, 2018, Cardi B revealed that she was pregnant with their first baby; their child was born on July 10, 2018. a daughter named Kulture Kiari Cephus.    

Cardi B is a stepmother to Offset's three children from his previous relationships.

Has a Net Worth of $24 Million

As of August 2020, Cardi B is reported to have a net worth of $24 million. The primary source of her eminent wealth is her career as a rapper. A Grammy Award-winning rapper, Cardi B's only studio album Invasion of Privacy has sold 3 million copies in the US alone. She has additionally released two solo mixtapes and 27 singles. In addition to her music career, Cardi B is also an actress and TV personality most known for the reality show Love & Hip Hop: New York.