Interesting facts about 50 Cent
October 23, 2009 | In: Music facts
His real name is Curtis James Jackson III .
50 Cent was expelled in 10th grade for possession of crack. Got his GED while in jail.
As a teenager, %0 Cent was fondly known as Boo-Boo.
He rose to fame with the release of his albums Get Rich or Die Tryin’ (2003).
50 Cent has engaged in feuds with other rappers including Ja Rule, The Game, Cam’ron, Fat Joe, Lil Wayne and Rick Ross.
He has also pursued an acting career, appearing in the semi-autobiographical film Get Rich or Die Tryin’ in 2005, the Iraq War film Home of the Brave in 2006, and Righteous Kill in 2008.
50 Cent is one of the richest hip-hop performers, having a net worth estimated at US $440 million in 2008.