When Cardi B rapped about her “expensive” and “red bottom” shoes, she most likely was describing Christian Louboutin shoes. The famous shoe brand is known for making sky-high stiletto heels that fashionistas and celebrities love. Does Cardi B wear these to make her taller?
Many other sources have differing takes on Cardi B’s height – some claim she is nearly 5’6”, while others say she’s petite at 5’1”. The Bodak Yellow rapper seems to stand somewhere in the middle – in a 2019 tweet she shared that she’s actually 5 feet 3 inches (1.6 m or 160 cm) tall.
She also mentioned in the tweet that she was 118 lbs at the time. Here are more interesting facts about the rapper, wife, and mother of two.
How old is Cardi B?
Cardi B is a literal 90s baby–she was born in 1992 on October 11th. Cardi B’s birth name is Belcalis Marlenis Almánzar Cephus, which speaks to her rich Hispanic heritage. Cardi B’s age as of 2022 would be 30 years old.
To celebrate her entry into her thirties, Cardi B had a burlesque-themed birthday bash in Los Angeles. A few days before the actual party, the Love & Hip Hop: New York reality star took to Twitter to announce the event and that she was running an audition for burlesque backup dancers to join in.
Cardi B was in her early twenties when she got her break as a reality TV personality. In 2015, when she was around 23 years old, she got cast in the 6th season of Love & Hip Hop: New York. Her unique personality shone through right off the bat, and she became known for her spicy clapbacks and quirky sense of humor.
But before finding success as a female hip hop artist and reality TV star, Cardi B was already an internet personality. As early as 2013 she already had a significant following in social media, particularly on Instagram and Vine, where she often posted funny content often referencing her time as a dancer.
What is Cardi B’s net worth in 2022?
According to Celebrity Net Worth’s estimate, Cardi B is worth around $80 million by the end of 2022, which means she managed to double her fortune in a year’s time (her 2021 net worth was listed at $40 million). Cardi B’s wealth consists of earnings from her successful music career, brand endorsements and partnerships, and even movies.
Her collaboration with Fashion Nova (which started in 2018) was so successful that people assumed she owned the clothing brand. Cardi B does not own Fashion Nova, but she has had a solid relationship with the retailer. Their partnership started with Cardi B as a paid influencer and then things evolved into a collaboration in the following years. Cardi B released two clothing lines with the retailer: “Cardi B x Fashion Nova” and “Season Two.”
She’s also now part of the Fast & Furious saga playing Leysa in F9 (2021) and Fast X (2023). With her involvement in the franchise, Cardi B finds herself alongside big Hollywood names like Vin Diesel, Helen Mirren, Kurt Russell, and Charlize Theron.