About Marshal MathersMarshal Bruce Mathers II, also known as Eminem or Slim Shady, is a prominent American rapper, songwriter, record producer and an occasional actor. In addition to his solo career this rapper performs as one part of the duo Bad Meets Evil and along with a hip hop band D12. Marshall gained prominence in the mid 1990s, following the release of his independent album Infinite and rose to the fame in 1999, after his first major-label album, entitled The Slim Shady LP, reached the stores. Since then this rapper has established his name as one of the greatest hip hop recording artists of all time. With some 40 million tracks and around 50 million albums sold, he is also regarded as one of the most commercially successful musicians in the world. As for 2013, Marshal Mathers net worth is estimated at $140 million.
Eminem was born in Missouri, in a family of Deborah R. Nelson and Marshal Bruce Mathers Jr. His ancestors came from Germany, Scotland, England, Switzerland and Poland.