TMZ

TMZ SPORTS

  • FS1
    M-T-Th-F:
    9:00 PM PST

    W:
    9:30 PM PST

50 Cent


Rapper and actor Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson was born on July 6, 1975 in Queens, NY. His dad abandoned the family and his mom, Sabrina Jackson, was drug dealer. After she was murdered in 1984, Fiddy went to live with his grandmother, Beulah. At age 12, he went down the same path as his mom and began dealing drugs. He dropped out of high school and went to jail a few times. In 2000, he survived being shot nine times. Jackson recorded a couple of unreleased albums before signing with Eminem’s label and making a splash on the scene with his 2003 debut “Get Rich or Die Tryin’.” He also starred in a movie of the same title. Jackson executive produces and stars in the Starz drama “Power” and launched his own record label, G-Unit Records, in 2003. He became the face of Vitamin Water in 2004 and made millions when the company was sold to Coca-Cola. He also has a partnership deal with EFFEN Vodka and became a licensed boxing promoter for The Money Team in 2012. Jackson has written the books “50 X 50: 50 Cent in His Own Words” and “Playground.” Despite being ranked #4 on Forbes’ list of wealthiest hip-hop artists in 2015, Jackson declared Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Protection and settled the following year. Fiddy has made it his mission to feed starving people in Africa and serves on the board of directors of his G-Unity Foundation, which provides grants to non-profits that help low-income and underserved communities. A Long Island house Jackson owned burned down in 2008. His ex, Shaniqua Tompkins, and their son, Marquise (born in 1996), lived there and escaped the blaze. He also has a son, Sire, with ex Daphne Joy. Jackson has been romantically linked to comedienne Chelsea Handler and actress Vivica A. Fox.

LATEST STORIES
  
Gunfire on 50 Cent and Tekashi69's Music Video Set

50 Cent & Tekashi69
Gunfire On Music Video Set

Tekashi69 and 50 Cent were in harm's way during the filming of a music video, when someone opened fire. Witnesses say someone in a white Porsche with New Jersey license plates fired… READ MORE >

Floyd Mayweather on 50 Cent Beef, He Tried to Screw Al Haymon

Floyd Mayweather
On 50 Beef He Tried to Screw Al Haymon

Floyd Mayweather says the core of his feud with 50 Cent is that the rapper tried to push out the guy who runs his business ... Al Haymon.  FYI, Al is Floyd's longtime manager -- and… READ MORE >

- 18 days ago
Adrien Broner Says 'Floyd and 50 Are Bitch Asses, Stop Fighting!'

Adrien Broner
'Floyd and 50 Are Bitch Asses' ... 'Stop Fighting!'

Ever seen a drunk intervention before? Well, that's kinda what happened Monday night ...  Boxing superstars Adrien Broner and Gervonta Davis were leaving Ace of Diamonds in L.A. after… READ MORE >

- 19 days ago
50 Cent's Response in Revenge Porn Case, It Was Just a Repost

50 Cent to Teairra Mari
There's No Revenge Porn ... Everyone Posted Your Sex Pic!!

50 Cent's going with the ole "everyone's doing it, Mom" explanation for why he posted a screengrab from 'Love and Hip Hop' star Teairra Mari's sex tape. Fiddy filed his response to Teairra's… READ MORE >

- 22 days ago
50 Cent Stays Silent on Floyd Mayweather Beef But Chats Kendrick Lamar

50 Cent
Silent on Floyd ... But All About Kendrick

50 Cent was mum on his feud with Floyd Mayweather but proved once again why he's a successful business man ... jumping at an opportunity to promote Kendrick Lamar on his show, "Power." 50 was at… READ MORE >

- 23 days ago
Fat Joe Staying Out of 50 vs. Floyd Beef, 'Tired Of Being the Middle Guy'

Fat Joe
Staying Out of 50 vs. Floyd Beef ... 'Tired Of Being the Middle Guy'

Fat Joe says he truly believes 50 Cent and Floyd Mayweather are "brothers" and need to end their feud -- but he's not the gonna be the mediator.  Joe is friends with both guys -- and says… READ MORE >

- 25 days ago
Floyd Mayweather Goes Off on 50 Cent, Calls Him a Broke, Jealous Snitch

Floyd Mayweather
Goes OFF on 50 Cent ... You're a Broke, Jealous Snitch!!!

Floyd Mayweather didn't just throw shade at 50 Cent -- he threw EVERYTHING at the rapper ... including a piping hot bag of dirty laundry. The on-again, off-again beef between the 2 is firmly… READ MORE >

- 28 days ago
Milan Christopher Accuses Teairra Mari of Leaking Own Sex Tape

Milan Christopher on Teairra Mari
There's NO Revenge Porn ... She Posted the Sex Tape Herself!!!

'Love & Hip Hop' star Milan Christopher insists his castmate Teairra Mari's revenge porn case is NO case at all ... because he claims SHE, not her ex-bf, leaked the sex video… READ MORE >

- 40 days ago
50 Cent Sues HipHopDX Over His Photo in 'Get the Strap' Post

50 Cent to HipHopDX
I'm Suing Your Ass for Using My Pic ... As Promised!!!

50 Cent is a man of his word ... especially when the word is "lawsuit," 'cause he's going after a hip-hop blog for using his photo in a post he calls "fake news." He's filed suit against HipHopDX… READ MORE >

- 50 days ago
Paris Hilton Loves Mayweather's $18 Mil Watch, 'Looks Like One That I Have!'

Paris Hilton
Loves Mayweather's $18 Mil Watch 'Looks Like One That I Have!'

50 Cent said Floyd Mayweather is a FOOL for snatching up an $18 MILLION diamond watch -- but Paris Hilton tells TMZ Sports ... Fiddy is wrong, she actually likes it!! "It looks like a watch that… READ MORE >

- 52 days ago
Around the Web