Belcalis Marlenis Almánzar, known worldwide as Cardi B, is an American reality television personality, rapper, songwriter, and actress.
She gained notoriety through her viral posts on Instagram and had over 13 million followers.
Cardi B now has over 77 million followers on Instagram alone. She has a net worth of $24 million according to Celebrity Net Worth. With “Bodak Yellow,” Cardi B became the first female rapper to top the charts without any other billed acts since 1998.
CARDI B’ MUSIC CAREER
Cardi B started stripping at the age of 19 and described the work as a positive experience. She made her reality television debut in 2015 when she joined the cast of the VH1 reality television series “Love & Hip Hop: New York” 2015. She debuted in season six and garnered a large fanbase for herself. She left the show after just two seasons to focus on her music career in 2016.
She made her music debut in 2015 after she got featured on Shaggy’s remix of his single “Boom Boom” with Jamaican dancehall singer Popcaan. Her debut in music video also came in the same year ”Cheap Ass Weave” before releasing her mixtape ” Gangsta Bitch music V.1. in 2016. She also released her collaborative album with HoodCelebrity, Josh X, Cashflow Harlem and SwiftOnDemand dubbed ”Underestimated.”
In 2017, after Cardi B released V.2 of her mixtape, Gangsta Bitch Music, she signed a lucrative contract with Atlantic Records. She released ”Bodak Yellow” with Atlantic Records where she performed on “The Wendy Williams Show” and “Jimmy Kimmel Live.” to promote it. She has been certified on septuple platinum by the RIAA twice with her single ”Bodak Yellow” and album, ”Invasion of Privacy”.
CARDI B’s ACTING CAREER
Cardi B starred in the film, ”Hustlers” in 2019 and ”F9,” which was released on May 22, 2020 by Universal Pictures. Cardi B was made a judge on the Netflix competition and talent search series “Rhythm + Flow,” which premiered on October 9, 2019. She has also appeared on shows such as “Uncommon Sense with Charlamagne” and Khloe Kardashian’s “Kocktails with Khloe.”
Cardi B’s first endorsement deal came in 2016 with the New York lingerie chain Romantic Depot. She also has other endorsement deals with MAC Cosmetics, Gypsy Sport, Reebok, and Pepsi. In 2018 she released her clothing collection with fast fashion clothing brand Fashion Nova.
CARDI B NET WORTH BREAKDOWN
Celebrity Net Worth first recognized Cardi B in 2016 with a net worth of $400 thousand. In 2017, her net worth was updated as $5.5 million and then to $8 million in 2018. The net worth was increased to $12 million in 2019 but between October 2018 and 2019, her net worth was estimated as $22 million. In 2020, her net worth stands at $28 million according to Forbes.
Cardi B earning has come from her reality television shows, music and endorsement, and her clothing collection with the latest being OnlyFans. He is reported to be the third-highest earner on OnlyFans despite not joining early. She earns $8 million per month behind Blac Chyna & Bella Thorne.
Cardi B together with her husband, rapper Offset, bought a luxurious mansion in Atlanta, Georgia, that was listed for $10 million in 2017.