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50 Cent's career has been amazing to date; filled with platinum-selling albums, movies, gun shots and more.
According to Forbes, 50 Cent's net worth peaked in 2015 when he was announced as being worth $155 million in their annual Hip-Hop’s Wealthiest Artists list. However a lengthy legal battle reportedly saw his net worth fall by almost $200 million, leaving him officially bankrupt. Website Celebrity Net Worth claim that 50 Cent is currently worth $20 million. Picture: Getty
50 Cent has starred in 17 different movies! As well as his classic Get Rich Or Die Tryin, he also starred in: Home of the Brave, Righteous Kill, Before I Self Destruct, Streets of Blood, Dead Man Running, Caught in the Crossfire, 13, Gun, Twelve, Blood Out, Setup, All Things Fall Apart, Crossfire, Fire with Fire, Escape Plan, Oath. Picture: Getty
Lil Pump was born on 6th July 1975 - making 50 currently 42-years-old. Picture: Getty
50 Cent currently has 2 children with 2 different women: Marquise Jackson and Sire Jackson. Shaniqua Tompkins is the mother of Marquise, while Daphne Joy is the mother of Sire. However 50 Cent's relationship with his eldest son Marquise is very strained. Picture: Getty
His real name is actually Curtis James Jackson III. However he chooses to go by the stage name 50 Cent.
Coca Cola reportedly acquired Vitamin Water from company Glacéau for $4.1 billion. The rapper, who was a partner in Glacéau, is rumoured to have walked away with a figure between $60 million and $100 million. In his song 'I Get Money', he famously rapped: "I took quarter water sold it in bottles for 2 bucks, Coca-Cola came and bought it for billions, what the f*ck?" Picture: Getty
50 Cent plays lead character Kanan in his hit TV show Power, which appears on TV network Starz. The rapper is also the executive producer of the show.
50 Cent stands at 1.83m or 6 feet tall. The rapper/actor is slightly taller than the average height for a male celebrity in Hollywood.
50 cent is not married but the rapper is rumoured to have dated a large number of women, having children with both Shaniqua Tompkins and Daphne Joy. He has also had relationships with Chelsea Handler (2010), Ciara (2007 - 2012), Joy Bryant (2005), Vivica A. Fox (2003) and Meagan Good (2001 - 2002). Picture: Getty
50 Cent was shot nine times back in May 2000. The New York rapper picked up wounds in his hand, arm, hip, both legs, chest and his face (left cheek). The scar on his face is still visible and 50 Cent also has a minor slur when he speaks. It's not currently clear why he was shot however some people have related the incident to his drug dealing activities, while others claim it was because he dissed gangster Kenneth McGriff in a song called 'Ghetto Qu'ran'. Picture: Getty
50 Cent takes acting incredibly seriously and reportedly lost over 4 stone (54lbs) for the role of a cancer patient in movie 'Things Fall Apart', which was released back in February 2012. He lost the weight nine weeks after liquid dieting and running on a treadmill three hours a day.
50 Cent was just 8 years-old when his mother died! Sabrina Jackson had him when she was just 15-years-old but was brutally murdered. Speaking about the death of his mother, he said: "Someone put something in her drink and turned the gas on. After that, every time something went wrong I'd think, 'If my mother was here it wouldn't be like that.'"
50 Cent currently has two sons: Marquise Jackson and Sire Jackson. His eldest son Marquise, is from his relationship with Shaniqua Tompkins, while Sire Jackson is from his relationship with Daphne Joy.
50 Cent actually has two different third-person shooter video games based on himself. His first game '50 Cent: Bulletproof' was released in 2005 and was available on PlayStation 2, Xbox and Xbox 360 consoles. While the sequel, which was released in 2009, appeared on PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360.