DMX Biography, Wiki, Age, Net Worth, Girlfriend, Family: DMX, also known as Dark Man X, which was his stage name, was an American rapper, whose real name was Earl Simmons. He was also a songwriter and actor. Globally, DMX has a record of selling 74 million records.
When he was 14 years old, he got addicted to crack cocaine. He was tricked by Ready Ron and got him into smoking marijuana which actually had drug-laced within. Later he also developed bipolar disorder. He was also under jail custody 30 times and his offenses included assault, carjacking, robbery, animal cruelty, driving under the influence of drugs. He was also booked for the charges of drug possession, probation violation, unlicensed driving, pretending to be a federal agent, and more.
But, he has many best-selling albums, and his debut album in 1998, sold 251,000 copies, and that too within its first week of release, which was “It’s Dark and Hell Is Hot”. From 2010 to 2015, his property summed up to be $2.3 million, and he owes his success to his songs. Unfortunately, in 2021, April, he passed away due to multiple organ failure and heart attacks.
Born on 18th December 1970, DMX’s age is 50 years as of 2021. DMX, also known as Earl Simmons has various facts related to his actual place of birth. There is confusion as it could be either Baltimore, Maryland or Mount Vernon, New York. According to DMX, he was a Christian and even read the Bible.
Earl Simmons was also known to be part of the Christian Church as a transitional deacon. He also wanted to be appointed as a Pastor. He was found stating that he had received this understanding and message in 2009. According to him, Jesus was the only lord and savior, so he encouraged people to have faith in Jesus through an online Bible study. Actually, he was disillusioned with the idea of having faith in Jesus.
He started out as a DJ and later got the spotlight for rapping. He took up the name DMX, which was an acronym for Digital Drum Machine which was eventually changed to Dark Man X.
DMX was also the winner of the Grammy award-winning rap legend and has been for a decade, the late ’90s and early ’00s, No. 1 album holder. He had a troubled and abusive childhood and which in turn made him an aggressive human being. He survived on the streets by robbing and living in group homes, thus landed up with many legal accusations.