Eminem Celebrity Watchlist

Fast Facts

  • Drawn to rap as a kid and began performing at age 14.
  • Adopted stage name M&M from his initials, which later became Eminem.
  • Released debut album Infinite in 1996.
  • Placed second in freestyle competition at the 1997 Rap Olympics in Los Angeles.
  • In 1999 released his first major label album, The Slim Shady LP, which won a Grammy as Best Rap Album; his next two albums (The Marshall Mathers LP, The Eminem Show) also won Grammys.
  • Starred in semi-autobiographical film 8 Mile in 2002.
  • Won an Academy Award for Best Original Song for "Lose Yourself" from 8 Mile.
  • Selected by Rolling Stone as one of the 100 Greatest Artists of All Time.
  • Published autobiography The Way I Am in 2008.
  • Named by Billboard in 2009 as the Artist of the Decade.
  • Won back-to-back Grammys for Best Rap Album for 2009's Relapse and 2010's Recovery.

Awards

  • 2003, People's Choice Awards — Favorite Male Musical Performer: Winner
  • 2009, Grammy — Best Rap Album: Winner
  • 2010, Grammy — Best Rap Album: Winner
  • 2009, Grammy — Best Rap Performance by a Duo or Group: Winner
  • 2002, Oscar — Best Achievement in Music (Original Song): Winner
  • 2011, People's Choice Awards — Favorite Male Artist: Winner
  • 2003, Critics' Choice Awards — Best Song: Winner
  • 2010, Grammy — Best Rap Solo Performance: Winner
  • 1999, Grammy — Best Rap Solo Performance: Winner
  • 2003, Grammy — Best Male Rap Solo Performance: Winner
  • 1999, Grammy — Best Rap Album: Winner
  • 2003, Grammy — Best Rap Song: Winner
  • 2000, Grammy — Best Rap Performance by a Duo or Group: Winner
  • 2012, People's Choice Awards — Favorite Hip-Hop Artist: Winner
  • 2002, Grammy — Best Rap Album: Winner
  • 2002, Grammy — Best Short Form Music Video: Winner
  • 2011, People's Choice Awards — Favorite Hip-Hop Artist: Winner
  • 2000, Grammy — Best Rap Album: Winner
  • 2000, Grammy — Best Rap Solo Performance: Winner
  • 2003, Golden Globe — Best Original Song - Motion Picture: Nominee
  • 2011, People's Choice Awards — Favorite Song: Winner
  • 2011, People's Choice Awards — Favorite Music Video: Winner
  • 2014, Grammy — Best Rap/Sung Collaboration: Winner
  • 2010, People's Choice Awards — Favorite Hip-Hop Artist: Winner
  • 2014, Grammy — Best Rap Album: Winner

Relationships

  • Alaina Mathers — Niece
  • Debbie Mathers — Mother
  • Marshall Mathers II — Father
  • Hailie Jade Mathers — Daughter
  • Kim Mathers — Ex-wife
  • Nathan Mathers — Half Brother

Details

  • Birth Name: Marshall Bruce Mathers III
  • Birth Place: St. Joseph, MO
  • Profession: Rapper, Actor, Record producer

Trending TonightSee all »

Watch This

Josh Bowman and Freddie Stroma
Josh Bowman and Freddie Stroma Play Guess That Facial Hair!

Can the Time After Time stars, who were nearly unrecognizable with facial hair, recognize other actors by only seeing their facial hair?