Birth Name: Marshall Bruce Mathers III
Birthdate: October 17, 1972
Birthplace: Kansas City, Missouri
Occupations: Actor, Musician
Quote: "Don't do drugs, don't have unprotected sex, don't be violent. Leave that to me."
Claim to Fame: Hit debut album, The Slim Shady LP (1999)
Wife: Kimberly Mathers; high school sweethearts; Eminem filed for divorce August 2000; reconciled December 2000; Kim filed for divorce a few months later; divorce final October 2001
Mother: Debbie R. Mathers-Briggs; sued Eminem for $12 million for defamation, settled for $25,000
Daughter: Hailie Jade; born December 25, 1995; mother, Kim Mathers
1999: MTV Video Music Award: Best New Artist, "My Name Is"
1999: Grammy: Rap Solo Performance, "My Name Is"
1999: Grammy: Best Rap Album, The Slim Shady LP
2003: Grammy: Best Rap Album, The Eminem Show
2003: Grammy: Best Short Form Music Video, "Without Me"
2003: Teen Choice Award: Choice Movie Actor-Dramatic/Action Adventure, 8 Mile
2003: Teen Choice Award: Choice Movie Breakout Star, 8 Mile
2003: MTV Movie Award: Best Male Performance, 8 Mile
2003: MTV Movie Award: Breakthrough Male Performance, 8 Mile
2003: Broadcast Film Critics Association Award: Best Song, Lose Yourself
2003: Oscar: Best Music, Original Song, Lose Yourself
2004: ASCAP Award: Most Performed Song from a Motion Picture, Lose Yourself
Raised in a Detroit ghetto
Discovered by Dr. Dre after calling into a radio station and rapping on the air
Lincoln High School, Warren, Michigan