Eminem

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  • Birth Name: Marshall Bruce Mathers III
  • Birth Place: St. Joseph, MO
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 10/17/1972, Libra
  • Profession: Rapper; actor; record producer
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Eminem 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.
  • Eminem Relationships:
  • Kim Mathers - Ex-wife
  • Nathan Mathers - Half Brother
  • Marshall Mathers II - Father
  • Hailie Jade Mathers - Daughter
  • Debbie Mathers - Mother
  • Alaina Mathers - Niece
  • Eminem Awards:
  • 2000 Grammy: Best Rap Performance by a Duo or Group - Winner
  • 2011 People's Choice Awards: Favorite Music Video - Winner
  • 2010 Grammy: Best Rap Album - Winner
  • 2011 People's Choice Awards: Favorite Male Artist - Winner
  • 2010 Grammy: Best Rap Solo Performance - Winner
  • 2010 People's Choice Awards: Favorite Hip-Hop Artist - Winner
  • 2002 Oscar: Best Achievement in Music (Original Song) - Winner
  • 2011 People's Choice Awards: Favorite Song - Winner
  • 2002 Grammy: Best Rap Album - Winner
  • 2002 Grammy: Best Short Form Music Video - Winner
  • 2000 Grammy: Best Rap Album - Winner
  • 2000 Grammy: Best Rap Solo Performance - Winner
  • 2003 Grammy: Best Male Rap Solo Performance - Winner
  • 1999 Grammy: Best Rap Album - Winner
  • 2003 People's Choice Awards: Favorite Male Musical Performer - Winner
  • 2012 People's Choice Awards: Favorite Hip-Hop Artist - Winner
  • 2003 Golden Globe: Best Original Song - Motion Picture - Nominee
  • 2003 Grammy: Best Rap Song - Winner
  • 1999 Grammy: Best Rap Solo Performance - Winner
  • 2009 Grammy: Best Rap Performance by a Duo or Group - Winner
  • 2011 People's Choice Awards: Favorite Hip-Hop Artist - Winner
  • 2009 Grammy: Best Rap Album - Winner

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