50 Cent Net Worth: What Is The Rapper Worth?

Discover 50 Cent’s net worth in 2023 and learn about his music career, business ventures, acting roles, and financial challenges.

BYJake Skudder
50 Cent Net Worth: What Is The Rapper Worth?

Rapper, actor, and entrepreneur 50 Cent, born Curtis Jackson in 1975, has been a dominant force in the entertainment industry for over two decades, but what is his net worth in 2023?

In this article, we will explore the various aspects of his career and businesses that have contributed to his substantial wealth.

What Is 50 Cent's Net Worth?

As of 2023, WealthyGorilla estimates his net worth to be around $40 million.

The Meteoric Rise Of 50 Cent's Music Career

50 Cent began building his net worth with "Get Rich Or Die Tryin'."
NEW YORK - FEBRUARY 24: Rapper 50 Cent performs on MTV's Direct Effect at MTV studios February 24, 2003 in New York City. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Getty Images)

50 Cent rose to prominence in the early 2000s with the release of his debut album Get Rich or Die Tryin' (2003), which sold over 8 million copies in the United States alone. He quickly followed up with his sophomore album, The Massacre (2005), which also achieved multi-platinum status, selling over a million units within its first week. Throughout his music career, 50 Cent has released a total of five studio albums, with album sales contributing significantly to his net worth.

Business Ventures And Investments

LL Cool J & 50 at Vitamin Water launch.
LL Cool J and 50 Cent during 2006 MTV Video Music Awards - Blender / Vitamin Water VMA After Party at Tao in New York City, New York, United States. (Photo by Hal Horowitz/WireImage for Hired Gun Publicity & Consulting)

In addition to his music career, 50 Cent has been a savvy entrepreneur and investor. One of his most notable early investments was in Vitamin Water's parent company, Glacéau, which eventually sold to Coca-Cola for a reported $4.1 billion in 2007. 50 Cent reportedly made between $60 million to $100 million from this deal alone.

50 Cent has also explored various business ventures, including launching his own record label, G-Unit Records, and partnering with Effen Vodka. Additionally, he has been involved in the film production business with his company, Cheetah Vision, and later, G-Unit Films and Television Inc.. These ventures have played a substantial role in increasing his net worth.

Acting And Television Production

HOLLYWOOD, CA - MAY 10: Executive producer/Rapper Curtis '50 Cent' Jackson attends the For Your Consideration Event for STARZs' "Power" at ArcLight Hollywood on May 10, 2016 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Angela Weiss/Getty Images)

50 Cent's talents extend beyond music and entrepreneurship to include acting and television production. He has appeared in numerous films, including Get Rich or Die Tryin' (2005), Righteous Kill (2008), and Den of Thieves (2018). His acting career has not only expanded his fan base but also contributed to his financial success.

In recent years, 50 Cent has ventured into television production, most notably as an executive producer and actor on the Starz hit series Power (2014-2020). The show's success has opened the door for spin-off series, such as Power Book II: Ghost and Power Book III: Raising Kanan, further increasing his net worth.

Legal Issues And Bankruptcy

HARTFORD, CT - MARCH 09: (EDITORS NOTE: Retransmission with alternate crop of image number 514494516.) Curtis Jackson, also known as 50 Cent, makes an appearance at bankruptcy court on March 09, 2016 in Hartford, Connecticut. Jackson filed for bankruptcy one year ago and is now being asked to explain Instagram photos, including one of him next to piles of cash arranged to spell out "broke." (Photo by Steve Miller/Getty Images)

While 50 Cent's career has been marked by significant financial success, he has also faced legal issues and bankruptcy. In 2015, he filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, citing debts of around $32 million. He successfully emerged from bankruptcy in 2016, after agreeing to pay $23 million to his creditors over a five-year period. Despite these setbacks, his net worth remains impressive.


50 Cent's estimated net worth of $40 million in 2023 can be attributed to his successful music career, diverse business ventures, investments, and involvement in film and television. Even in the face of legal and financial challenges, 50 Cent has demonstrated resilience and adaptability, allowing him to maintain his position as a prominent figure in the entertainment industry. As he continues to explore new opportunities, his net worth is likely to grow in the coming years.

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Jake is the SEO Content Lead for HotNewHipHop. He has more than ten years of experience covering mixed martial arts, pro wrestling, gaming and music across a number of publications, starting at SEScoops in 2012 under the name Jake Jeremy. His work has also been featured on GiveMeSport, Sportskeeda, Pro Sports Extra, Wrestling Headlines, NoobFeed, Wrestlingnewsco and Keen Gamer, again under the name Jake Jeremy. Previously, he worked as the Editor in Chief of 24Wrestling, building the site’s profile with a view to selling the domain, which was accomplished in 2019. As well as his work for HNHH, Jake is also the Editor in Chief for Fight Fans, a combat sports and pro wrestling site that was launched in January 2021 and broke into the millions of pageviews within the first two years. Jake also previously worked for the biggest independent wrestling company in the UK, PROGRESS Wrestling, as PR Head and Head of Media across the company's social channels. Jake's favourite Hip Hop artists are Kendrick Lamar, Public Enemy, The Beastie Boys and Body Count.