A world of rap is not easy to understand until you have something to express through your words. And the words must be powerful enough that they not only read or speak but also can be felt simultaneously. That is how Marshall Mathers, also known as Eminem, started his career. He always liked expressing his thoughts and feelings through his powerful voice. And his voice is one of the major factors behind a successful rapping career. Mathers has seen many ups and downs as a rapper, but still, he has become one of the richest rappers in the world. But do you know what are the main reasons behind Eminem net worth? If you do not know about that, you can check the below section where we have mentioned the various reasons.
Who is Marshall Mathers, Aka Eminem?
Do you know that Eminem’s real name is Marshall Mathers? He was born on 17th October 1972 in Saint Joseph, Missouri. After his birth, Eminem’s mother gave him the name Marshall Mathers. However, he did not know he would leave this name in the shadows before becoming a rapper. His journey as a rapper defines how troublesome his childhood is.
The first step began with Mathers’ dad, who did not want to live with him. The reason is that his dad was already in love with another woman and wanted to start a new life. So he decided to leave everything behind and move to California. Eminem wanted to spend time with his dad, but he never got that chance. He lost all of his hope when people bullied him, especially when his own school student started to attack him.
When they lived like a happy family in Detroit, some black people began to threaten him racially. Not only once but many times. But still, he never lost hope in his confidence to become someone who could live like a king.
How Much is Eminem Net Worth?
The recent update shows that Eminem net worth has crossed $630 million U.S. Dollars. And most of his net worth comes from his music career, cars, jewelry, house, etc. And most of his contribution comes from his musical background, which gives him what he always wants. All thanks to his dedication to music and his passion, which never let him fade behind in the dust. Apart from that, Mathers is not only a rapper by profession but also a lyricist, music composer, and music recorder. He has multiple talents, making him one of the best rappers in the world.
Mathers’ rapping career is unbeatable to date, and you can imagine it with over 230 million sales per album. The numbers are quite big, but the most hilarious thing is that this is the average value of his album sales. It can go beyond 300 or 400 million or maybe more than that. Now, you can imagine how popular he is.
Moreover, he gave us many memorable songs and albums which are unforgettable. It still reminds us of how he made a back-to-back record with a collection of songs. And most of them are still counted as the best-selling music in the world. These kinds of achievements make him one of the wealthiest rappers in the world. We can expect this much after seeing big numbers of his net worth.
Reasons Behind Eminem Net Worth
Marshall Mathers and his love for cars is unbeatable. His car collection starts with one of the most expensive cars in the world, the Porsche Carrera GT. And the cost of this car is around $448,000 to $450,000. However, he added one more Porsche to his collection, which cost approximately $184,000.
Do you think that this was the end of his collection? It was just the beginning; he bought one of the wildest cars from the Ferrari series. And the model name of the car is Ferrari 599 GTO. This version of Ferrari is also expensive, like the Porsche Carrera GT, but the rate is not equal. The rate is around $371,000 to $375,000. Still, it is one of the best cars from the G.T.O. series, which can give 250 to 288 GTO at one time.
Besides the cars mentioned above, Mathers has BMW 3 Series, Jaguar I-Pace, Land Rover Defender V8, Bentley Bentayga, and Volvo S90. Now, you can easily understand how crazy he is about cars. He extended his car collection from 8 to 11 to date. So, recently he has a total of 11 cars in his showroom. And all of them are high priced cars which cost him millions of dollars.
Have you ever heard that some of Eminem net worth was spent on jewelry too? All that is because he has a special place for jewelry in his heart. And he bought many necklaces to charm up his aura among the people.
If we look at one of his expensive jewelry, which costs around $450,000 to $452,000, how much does he love his jewelry collection? Apart from that, Mathers also bought watches, including the Silver Jubilee edition of Rolex. The cost of this watch is estimated at $6,400.
Our star rapper amazed us not only with his car collection but also with his house collection. He has a total of 7 properties to date. And he is planning to buy a new one in the coming years. But for now, Mathers lives in one of his New York houses. Well, he sometimes moves to another one, which is located in Europe and the United States. As we know, he has more than one house, all located in a beautiful place in New York. In which, some of Eminem net worth has been spent.
So, if you are curious to know where Mather’s houses are located and how much they cost him in millions, check the section below where the property type with location and cost has been mentioned.
- California (Mansion) – $15 million U.S. Dollars
- Dubai (Villa) – $45 million U.S. Dollars
- Amsterdam (Mansion) – $10 million U.S. Dollars
- New York (Penthouse) – $20 million U.S. Dollars
- London (Villa) – $12 million U.S. Dollars
- Monaco (Apartment) – $29 million U.S. Dollars
Apart from his cars, jewelry, and houses, he also expressed his interest in commercials. Mathers has done two commercials to date. The first one is a mini clip of around 1-minute duration. This mini clip is based on Lipton’s Brisk iced tea. It received a good response from the fans and greatly increased the base sell rate. That also increased Eminem net worth during that time.
The second one is his foundation, which he set up for people struggling with non-beneficial youth. That is because he does not want to see people in the same pain as he did in his childhood. So he decided to give them a reliable foundation where they could find some hope. He even gave his name to this foundation, Marshall Mathers Foundation.
More to Know About Eminem
As a kid, Marshall Mathers always had a special corner for comic books in his heart. But his parents never liked his interest of him and forced him to give up reading comics. They even stopped giving him pocket money. So, he decided to do some part-time jobs which could support him financially. But do you know how old he was when he worked part-time? At that time, he was just 17 years old. At this age, he also learned that his passion is in hip-hop, so he began to work on learning the basics of the music.
Mathers and his mother’s relationship was always like a hollow jar. She never treated him like her own son. Mathers’ never felt sad for that because he knew her best. However, you can feel the sadness in his rap songs. He even mentioned during one of his interviews that most of his work comes from his real-life experience.
Well, Marshall Mathers took his first step in the musical world when he was just 17 years old. However, he was not the only one interested in music; his friend Mike Ruby was also equally interested. During his high school days, they even participated in a rapping battle. From then to 1988, they were together in almost all competitions. But unfortunately, they parted ways because of some personal reasons. That was a struggling time for Mathers but also the fruitful time when he got his first movie. The movie is generally based on a musical drama depicting his journey as a musician. Well, the film’s title is ‘8 Mile in the Year’, released in the same year, 1988.
After the film’s completion, Mathers returned on his musical track and introduced himself in a song with D.J. Butter Fingers. The song went viral and was loved by viewers, and they wanted to listen to more songs in his voice. So, he decided to work with the music production house, which has its label records. He searched for one he could trust and found one with its own label records named’ Web Entertainment Label.’ They also had their own production house with the name ‘Jeff and Mark Bass’s F.B.T. Productions.’ He recorded his first album under the name ‘Infinite,’ which did not get that much attention. But Mathers did not stop there; he worked hard to achieve success. And that day came when he released his name album ‘The Marshall Mathers LP’ in 2000. The album became successful quickly and sold over 1.76 million copies in just one week.
The first pick in Eminem net worth came when he was praised for his outstanding rapping in Violent Alter Ego, Slim Shady and A Sadistic. He did not stop there but also participated in the Rap Olympics in 1997. The competition went well, and he was even noticed by people who never heard about him. This was the actual first stage of his fruitful life.
In 2002, Mathers released his album, which became the highest-selling album in one week. But the most amazing thing is that the total number of copies sold in one week was around 1.332 million worldwide. This is still the record of his name.
Due to his high popularity and the highest number of music albums sold in 2000, Mathers became the best-selling music artist in the United States. This was the first time he got praised and recognized worldwide.
In 2010, Mathers received best-selling male music artists in the United States. This was the second victory of his long and struggling journey.
Eminem net worth is around $630 million U.S. Dollars. The main source of his money is his music career. As a well-known musician, he has given us many unforgettable albums and songs we cannot forget even if we want. All thanks to his love for hip-hop and rap music, which helped to make him one of the wealthiest rappers in the world.
Apart from his music career, the main source of his net worth is 11 cars, two pieces of jewelry, and seven properties. And he also worked in a commercial video and established his foundation.