Remy Ma Biography
Tow times BET Award-winner and three times Grammy Awards nominee, Remy Ma is an American actress and well-known rapper. She is widely recognized for her collaborations in hit songs such as “Ante Up (Remix)“ (2001), “Lean Back” (2004), “Conceited” (2006) and “All the Way Up” (2016). She is a happily married woman and mother of one baby boy and stepmother of three children.
Remy Ma Early Life & Education
Reminisce Mackie was born on 30 May 1980, in South Bronx, The Bronx, New York City, New York, USA. During her childhood, she noticed the consequences and terrors of her family’s drug abuse. Due to her family obstacle, she took care of her little brothers and sisters at a young age. She is an American by nationality and belongs to African-American ethnicity.
Remy Ma did not go to college. She said that she supposedly earned an Associate’s Degree in prison after having attended various academic programs for six years. She later admitted that she had written a paper on the topic of Situational Homosexuality toward the end of the show.
Remy Ma Career
Remy began her music career in 2000, performing on Big Pun’s album Yeeeah Baby on the songs “Ms. Martin” and “You Was Wrong”.
In 2004, she became a member of Terror Squad.
During performance: Twitter
— Remy Ma (@RealRemyMa) December 29, 2016
A big opportunity for the emerging singer, she later presented to their second full-length album “True Story” which was made available on July 27, 2004. The rap crew’s best-selling album, it endured reaching the seventh position on the US Billboard 200 and at the top of the top of the US Top R&B Albums Chart.
During stage performance: Twitter
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From there, Remy released a couple of singles such as Hands Down prior to coming out with her hit mix tape, I’m Around, Remy Live from Prison. She recently released her album Plata O PlomoI in 2017.
Have a look her latest album: Twitter
— Sway Calloway (@RealSway) February 21, 2017
Remy Ma has won two BET Award for Best Female Hip-Hop Artist, two Vibe awards, and two Source awards. Moreover, she has been chosen for three Grammy awards. Ma is one of the five female rappers to ever top the Billboard Hot 100 list.
During BETAwards: Twitter
— BET (@BET) June 26, 2017
Remy Ma Acting Career
Remy Ma made her acting debut in 2006 appearing in the episode of the animated series “The Roaches”. She has since also appeared in the popular musical drama, Empire (2015). Remy Ma was also featured as a regular cast member in the popular reality series ” Love & Hip Hop” from 2015 until 2017; altogether, she had appeared in 30 episodes.
Additionally, she has also seemed as herself in the TV shows Being (2016), Say My Name (2009), 106 & Park Top 10 Live (2006), Kiss and Tail: The Hollywood Jumpoff (2009), Unsung (2017), and Harry (2017).
Remy Ma Personal Life
Remy Ma is a happily married woman. She and her husband American rapper Papoose has been married for a year. The couple first met at a recording studio where he was working in the mid-2000’s. After dating around a year the couple tied the knot on May 2008.
Remy’s wedding ceremony: Twitter
One of the happiest days of my life…happy anniversary Husband; I love you more than you can ever dream of & I'll fulfill my promise soon😘 pic.twitter.com/LP0TvCMlyv
— Remy Ma (@RealRemyMa) December 17, 2016
Remy Ma has a son named Jayson although the identity of the father has never been confirmed. In addition, she is also the stepmother of Papoose’s two daughters and son. Remy and Papoose’s relationship is going very well and as of now, there are any signs of their separation.
With her husband: Instagram
Prior to her marriage with Papoose, Remy dated rapper Juelz Santana in 2004 but after dating around a year their relationship ended in 2005.
Remy Ma Controversy
Remy has been a component of many controversial problems due to her fight with rappers Foxy Brown and Nicki Minaj. In late January 2005, she hit Foxy Brown while she was at Island Def Jam/Universal office, for which he accepted criticisms from media and fans.
In 2007, Remy shot Makeeda Barnes-Joseph and returned herself into New York City police. Remy blamed him of taking one thousand dollars from her. Later, police recognized that Remy was the shooter. After that, Remy was filled with witness tampering and attack and was jailed 8 years in jail and released in 2015.
Remy Ma Net Worth
Remy Ma is one of only five female rappers to ever top the Billboard Hot 100 charts. She also becomes the only three multiple winners of the BET Award for Best Female Hip-Hop Artist, which she won in 2005 and 2017.
Remy Ma is also a Grammy-nominated American rapper who has a net worth of $500 thousand. In 2012, her wealth was estimated at approximately $775,000. In 2013, her fortune was said to be at $1,000,000, it later increased to $1,500,000 in 2014, and then well over the $2,000,000 point in 2016. Currently, it sits at close to $3,000,000.