- Wrote his first rap song when he was 8 years old.
- Founded the record label Young Money Entertainment in 2003.
- Is an avid sports fan and wrote a blog for the ESPN web site in 2008-09.
- Named Best Rock Star Alive by Blender Magazine in 2008.
- Launched a project in 2009 to renovate the playground Harrell Park in New Orleans, which was severely damaged by Hurricane Katrina.
- Fathered two sons in 2009, one with actress Lauren London and another with R&B singer Nivea.
- Pleaded guilty in 2009 to a weapons-possession charge stemming from a 2007 arrest that occurred after the police found a gun on his tour bus in Manhattan.
- 2008, Grammy — Best Rap Song: Winner
- 2008, Grammy — Best Rap Performance by a Duo or Group: Winner
- 2008, Grammy — Best Rap Solo Performance: Winner
- 2008, Grammy — Best Rap Album: Winner
- Reginae Carter — Daughter
- Dwayne Michael Turner — Father
- Antonia 'Toya' Carter — Ex-wife
- Jacinda Carter — Mother
- Nivea — Ex-significant Other
- Dwayne Carter III — Son
- Neal — Son
- Lauren London — Ex-significant Other
- Attended University of Houston, Houston, TX
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