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Birth Name: Dwayne Michael Carter Jr.

Birth Place: New Orleans, LA

Birthday: September 27, 1982, Libra

Profession: Rapper

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Fast Facts

  • 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