Cardi B Net Worth 2019 - 2020
Cardi B’s net worth has been estimated to hit over $8 million. She has always been known for her frankness in her past of working as a stripper. She began her career as a rapper singer in 2017 when she left the show she had been on since 2015, Love & Hip Hop: New York. She released “Bodak Yellow” through Atlantic Records and won a Grammy in 2019 for her album Invasion of Privacy. Her marriages to Migos band member Offset was a secret in 2017.
Her talent was first witnessed by the world in 2015 when she released the remixed single of “Boom Boom” originally sung by Jamaican Shaggy. She collaborated with other hip hop artists to release Underestimated: The Album, which included her single “What a Girl Likes.” “Bodak Yellow” made history when she became the No. 1 female solo rapper. That has not happened since then. She has received two other Grammys for Best Rap Performance and Best Rap Song. She won Top Rap Female Artist in 2018. When Invasion of Privacy came out, she broke records that only Taylor Swift reached with Reputation. She had the most streams by a female artist on Apple Music for an album’s first week out in numbers that only Swift had reached. She was the first female rapper to twice reach the No. 1 spot on the Billboard Hot 100 with her song “I Like It” from Invasion of Privacy.
Cardi B, following her engagement, confirmed in May 2018 that she was expecting a girl. This announcement also followed rumors of Offset’s infidelity to her. She remained loyal and stood up for her fiancé. She addressed the rumor that she and Offset had gotten secretly married in June with a yes, they had gotten married in a very casual way. Their daughter was born shortly after on July 10, 2018, and they named her Kulture Kiari Cephus. Cardi B and Offset had marital problems, but by early 2019 they fixed their differences and remained together.
Cardi B made another public affirmation that her name truly does come from the alcoholic beverage Bacardi. Everyone called her Bacardi because it matched her sister’s name Hennessy, and eventually she changed it to Cardi B. She says the B stands for different things, depending on the day. While growing up in the The Bronx, NY, she also often visited her grandmother in Washington Heights. Her heritage is Caribbean mixed from her mother who is from Trinidad and her father who is from the Dominican Republic.
In her teenage years, she was part of the Bloods gang and went to Renaissance High School for Musical Theater & Technology. She became a stripper to escape poverty and abuse. She is extremely proud of that decision that enabled her to go above her circumstances and rise to her potential. She did sound regretful when admitting to having drugged med and stolen from them during her time as stripper, but she never has apologized, always emphasizing that she did what she had to do survive.