When it comes to height, Cardi B is not one of the tallest stars out there, but since her rise to fame in the American music industry in 2018, Cardi B’s legacy stands so tall.
The American star with Dominican, Trinidad & Tobago, and Spanish ancestry hardly keeps things off the social media. However, there are certain things about her that either the media has no interest in or she purposely kept away from them.
Discover in this article these lesser info about Cardi B, including her height, that you never knew. You will stand out as a true fan when you have all these info in your palms like we believe you want to. So, read on!
Fast Facts on Cardi B
Before we get to the specific details on Cardi B that you didn’t know, here are general info on Cardi B that you should never forget.
Cardi B Bio
Born Belcalis Almanzar to a Trinidad and Tobago mom and a Dominican dad, Cardi B was raised in High bridge South Bronx, New York. She is born on 11th October 1992 and she attended the Renaissance High School for Musical Theater and Technology.
Growing up in a highly-populated Latino neighborhood influenced Cardi B as she learned to speak Spanish as a second language. And because she had a sister named Hennessey after the popular brand, she was nickname Bacardi. Later on, she converted the name to Cardi B, adopting it as her professional name.
Attaining employment in a night club later in life meant she had to be different and to achieve this, she had to undergo surgery. Even though the first bodywork was botched, (leaked for days!) she had to spend more to have it done properly.
Meanwhile, Cardi B first worked as a register in Amish Food Market in Lower Manhattan before she became a stripper. All through her growing up years, she was a member of the Nine Trey Bloods Gang which she joined at sixteen.
The Cardi B Story
Nineteen-year-old, five feet tall, Cardi B resumed work quite on time as much as everyone that fateful day. She was looking forward to that day without considering the event some days back. Upon entering the store, it occurred to her only briefly that the still air meant danger. Little did she know that she was about to lose her job. Well, she lost her job that day and this incident, however painful, pushed her into her career path.
Moments later, reeling from the news that she had just lost her job, Cardi B took a step into the sun. Deciding to take her former Manager’s advice, she walked over to the night club just across the street. Leaving a job paying $250/week for one paying $300/day, Cardi B resolved to take up the job of a stripper at the club. Feeling shame at the thought of her mom’s sentiments regarding her current line of work, Cardi B resolved to lie about the nature of her job to her mom. And lie she did.
At the same time, she desperately wanted out of an abusive relationship. While she could not afford her place, she was staying with her boyfriend and his mom while working. So, the job served as a beautiful diversion.
Retiring as a stripper at the age of 23, Cardi B, now able to get her apartment, moved out of her boyfriend’s house, and ended the relationship. But did I mention that she dropped out of college? Well, she did and moved on to other more important things.
Cardi B Career
Retiring as a stripper at the age of 23, Cardi B starred in VHL’s Love and Hip Hop (Season Six) – a reality show to seek love. It wasn’t long before she left the show to work on her music and release her debut single Bodak Yellow in honor of Kodak Black’s No Flockin. The single hit the Billboard Hot 100 making her the first solo female rapper since 1999 to have an album top the charts.
Surpassing both Beyoncé and Taylor Swift (T Swift will send her a huge bouquet congratulating her) in records. Moreover, in that same album, Bodak Yellow, she acknowledged the beautiful work done on her teeth by her dentist Dr. Catrise Austin.
On releasing her breakthrough album Invasion of Privacy 2018, Cardi B thought Be Careful would be a hit song rather than I Like It. Her first music video was Cheap Ass Weave which featured her fixing her nails and hair at a salon.
Meanwhile, Cardi B’s first song was a remix of Shaggy’s Boom Boom. The female American rapper also recorded Finesse with Bruno Mars. She got recruited by Jennifer Lopez and made an appearance in the 2019 hit movie, Hustlers.
Lesser Known Facts About Cardi B
The down to earth Cardi B admires Beyoncé and is in love with notable female musicians and feminist Lady Gaga and Madonna. Interestingly, she enjoys a close relationship with the Kardashians, loves fast food, and still prefers to spend more on her accessories.
Cardi B still shops in the Bronx and enjoys any discourse on political science. She is currently married to Kiari Kendrell Cephus aka Offset who is a member of the rap group Migos and father to her daughter Kulture Kiari. They have been together since 2017 although she had previously dated Tommy Geiz and King Yella.
It may shock you to know that it takes Cardi B three hours to get her nails done. Also, she maintains a reserved composure working with male artistes. Her music is influenced by Trina and Ivy Queen.
Cardi B in the early days of making music used Vine and Instagram to gain popularity. Although she does not know how to drive, she owns an exquisite ride-a Bentley.
Cardi B Height, Body Stats, and Net Worth
Cardi B, who can be said to be of average height, stands at 5ft 3in and weighs 53kg. She has a waist size of 69, and hips measuring 92. Cardi B fits into a size 6 dress and comfortably wears a size 9 shoe. Her body measurements are 36-27-36. At present Cardi B is worth $24 million. Engaged by Offset at a concert hosted in the Wells Fargo Centre Philadelphia, she owns a half-a-million-dollar engagement ring.
There’s more to discover on Cardi B when you stalk her on Instagram!
Cardi B known for her ‘no filter’ expressions is a whole mood. Despite having a few run-ins with the police (she admits drugging and robbing men), the outspoken feminist is a goal-getter. Nothing deters her in her path to success, not even a feud with Azealia Banks or bad English. Just at the rise of a career, she intends to be a mother, wife, and still spit out bars. Accomplishing her goals comes easy to her and we are right here intent on marking her progress.