Cardi B Height, Age, Body Measurement, Career

Cardi B

Fiery, sassy, opinionated. There is a reason why her fans love her and these three adjectives while they can serve are not even close to the completeness of her endearment to her fans, friends, and foe alike. Cardi B can be described as a force on the internet.

She is that society personality that can be placed on the same pedestal with stars like Kim Kardashian with nearly the same adulation and sex appeal also coming from a place that is blurred with sexual escapades. For instance, she became famous after several of her sexual-themed posts became viral on Vine and Instagram.

But Cardi B is an entertainer and owns her increasing rising stardom to show skillset which is more than you can say for, say, Kardashian, so it is hard to dismiss Cardi in any gathering with the guise that she got here via the strength of her sexuality.

Her sexuality no matter how exaggerated it can be made to be as a result of her sexual power, her talents just won’t give way for a single story to be written about her.

This does not mean there will be only positive stories about her; with Cardi, she has been in the eyes of the media for various reasons. The former stripper who has now gained a reputation as a rapper, actress and TV personality Here is everything you need to know about her here.

Cardi B: Age and early bio

Cardi B was born Belcalis Marlenis Almánzar on October 11, 1992, in Washington Heights, Manhattan to a Dominican father and Trinidadian mother. She grew up in the Highbridge neighborhood of the South Bronx where she spent most of her time at her paternal grandmother’s home in Washington Heights.

She has a sister named Hennessey, although the liquor brand stopped her from answering the name professionally. Cardi B grew up in a tough neighborhood and by age 16, she became a member of the “Bloods” but has since renounced her association from the gang.

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She attended Renaissance High School for Musical Theater & Technology, a vocational high school on the Herbert H. Lehman High School campus. She attended Borough of Manhattan Community College before eventually dropping out. The rapper derived the name “Cardi B” from a rum brand “Bacardi” which was initially her name.

She is 29 years old.

Cardi B: Career

Cardi B first worked at an Amish Market in Tribeca and after she was fired, she became a stripper at the age of 19 and has publicly declared that being a stripper changed her positively as she escaped poverty and domestic violence emanating from an abusive relationship. That wasn’t all, being a stripper helped her to get an education.

“It really saved me from a lot of things. When I started stripping I went back to school,” she said.

Cardi B made her acting debut in 2015 when she joined the cast of VH1 reality television series “Love & Hip Hop: New York” in its sixth season. She immediately made a heavy impact on the show and which garnered her little fame. However, she was so sure that acting wasn’t something she wanted to do for a long time she left the show in its second season to pursue her music career.

In 2019, she made her film debut in “Hustlers”, making a small entry as a stripper in a film that is owned by Jennifer Lopez, Constance Wu, and Lili Reinhart. Cardi B would appear in “Fast & Furious 9” which is set to be released on May 22, 2020, by Universal Pictures.


After releasing two mixtapes and featuring in some dancehall songs with Shaggy, Atlantic Records released her debut single “Bodak YelloW” on June 16, 2017. The song climbed the Billboard Hot 100 Chart and even reached the number one spot, making Cardi B the first female rapper to do so with a solo single since Lauryn Hill’s “Doo Wop (That Thing)” in 1998.

“Bodak Yellow” also received nominations for Best Rap Performance and Best Rap Song at the 60th Grammy Awards. It won Single of the Year at the 2017 BET Hip Hop Awards. On April 6, 2018, the rapper released her debut album “Invasion of Privacy” which won many hearts and increased her fame.

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The album became the most streamed album by a female artist in a single week in Apple Music. At the 61st Grammy Awards, she became the first female rapper to win Best Rap Album. She continued her blistering music career bagging 21 nominations at the 2019 Billboard Music Awards and winning six awards when the night was over. She has released singles like “Money” and “Press” which are bangers.

Cardi B: Body Measurement and Marriage with Offset

Cardi B stands at a height of 5 ft 3 inches or 1.6 meters. She weighs around 60kg or 132Ibs. her body measurements are 34-34-36. She has brown eyes and black hair.

Offset dated Cardi B for eight months and at a concert in Philadelphia in 2017, the Migos rapper proposed  “She is real solid, came from where I came from, did what I did,” he told Rolling Stone. “She’s herself, man. I have seen her develop from the trenches all the way up… I respect her grind as a woman. She came to the game with some gangsta sh*t.”

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Reports later emanated that the duo had previously married secretly a month before the marriage proposal. On July 10, 2018, Cardi B became a mother following the birth of her daughter Kulture Kiari Cephus. The birth of Kulture brought so much joy to her that she canceled most of her tours to look after her daughter.

In December 2018, Cardi B and Offset announced their split. On January 31, 2019, they made up.

Net worth and other facts

Cardi B has a net worth of 8 million dollars. She was paid 70,000 dollars during her Coachella performance in 2019. The rapper is still young in the game and has continued to show signs that she will be in the rap business for a long time.

She has described Missy Elliot and Nicki Minaj as rappers who influenced her heavily although she later had a fallout with the latter during New York Fashion week in 2018. In November 2018 she released a clothing line collection with Fashion Nova.

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