Amid what is sure to be a heated game between the Los Angeles Rams and Cincinnati Bengals, Eminem is set to take the stage at SoFi Stadium on Sunday, February 13 for the Pepsi Super Bowl LVI Halftime Show. The headlining performance will mark the final leg of the rapper’s decades-long career in the music industry, which helped Eminem amass an incredibly high net worth.
Since entering the industry via the local Detroit, Michigan hip-hop scene, the Detroit native, real name Marshall Bruce Mathers III, has since racked up a net worth of $230 million, according to Celebrity Net. Worth. The outlet notes that Eminem is “consistently one of the highest paid entertainers in the world” and in any given year earns around $20 million. However, the outlet noted that Eminem’s annual earnings fluctuate, and during the years he actively tours in support of an album, he can earn between $30 million and $50 million.
Born in October 1972, Eminem got his start in music at an early age, adopting the rap persona “M&M”, based on his initials, at the age of 14. He then gained recognition and respect from local Detroit-area hip-hop. scene and joined a band called Bassmint Productions. He released his first album, Infinite, in 1996. It was at this time that he adopted the persona of Slim Shady, and in 1997, he recorded “the Slim Shady EP”. He then signed a contract with Aftermath Entertainment to re-record and polish The Slim Shady EP with Dre as executive producer, which became a critical success and was eventually certified 4X Platinum.
Throughout his career, Eminem has sold 170 million albums worldwide and is one of the top 10 selling artists of all time. His first two albums sold nearly 50 million copies worldwide. He has also won numerous awards. Eminem is then set to hit another milestone on his career checklist on Sunday, when he headlines the Pepsi Super Bowl LVI Halftime Show alongside fellow musicians Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg, Mary J. Blige and Kendrick Lamar.
Super Bowl 2022 (LVI) kicks off Sunday, Feb. 13 at 3:30 p.m. PT (6:30 p.m. ET), though Super Bowl Sunday is packed with a ton of pre-game shows, including the Puppy Bowl annual. Super Bowl LVI will be broadcast live on NBC. You can also stream the game live on Peacock or the NBC Sports app.