Marshall Bruce Mathers III also known professionally as Eminem is an American rapper, songwriter, and record producer.
Marshall Bruce Mathers III (born October 17, 1972 in Saint-Joseph), better known by his stage name Eminem, is an American rapper, songwriter, producer and actor. He gained rapid popularity in 1999 with the release of The Slim Shady LP, which won the Grammy Award for best rap album that year.
After obtaining a copy of the Beastie Boys group’s Licensed to Ill album as a teenager, Marshall became interested in hip-hop, making inexperienced raps at the age of 14 and making inexperienced raps under the pseudonym “M&M “.
In 2010 he released the Grammy-winning album Recovery, a highly autobiographical attempt to come to terms with his addiction issues and experience with rehabilitation.
Eminem has a biological daughter named Hailie Jade Scott Mathers. She was born on Christmas Day 1995 in Detroit, Michigan to ex-wife Kimberly Anne Scott. Eminem married his high school sweetheart in 1999 and they separated in 2001.
Eminem has spoken publicly about his addiction to prescription drugs including Vicodin, Ambien, and Valium. He revealed he was taking up to 60 Valium pills and 30 Vicodin pills each day and that doctors told him he was two hours from death.