DMX (Rapper) Wiki, Bio, Wife, Net Worth & More

Earl Simmons famously known his stage name ‘DMX‘ is an American rapper and an actor. He is one of influential rappers of all time and also  called as one of the main members of ‘The Golden era’ . He is famously known for his music albums ‘ It’s Dark and Hell Is Hot‘, ‘The Great Depression‘, ‘Exodus‘ and ‘Grand Champ‘ and many more successful albums.

DMX Profile/Wiki/Bio


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Earl Simmons widely popular by his stage name ‘DMX” was born on 18th December 1970 and his age is 50 years old during his death. DMX  died on 9 April 2021. There was a confusion on DMX’s birthplace as he has not revealed about it to the world but the options could be Baltimore, Maryland, or Mount Vernon, New York. DMX started rapping in the early 1990s and after  long time DMX released his first solo album called as  It’s Dark and Hell Is Hot in 1998, which was critically acclaimed and positively received by viewers and critics which went to become a big  commercial success, selling over  250,000 copies within the  first week of album  release. This successfully launched a grand debut of DMX into the music industry.

Birth name Earl Simmons
Birthdate/Born on 18th December 1970
Age (at the time of his death) 50 years
Birthplace Baltimore, Maryland
Nationality American
Also Known As (AKA)/Other names Dark Man X, The Ruff Ryder
Occupations Rapper and actor
Debut It’s Dark and Hell Is Hot
Genres East coast hip hop, Hip hop, hardcore hip hop, gangsta rap
Labels Def Jam, Columbia, Bloodline, Ruff Ryders, Hypnotic, Cleopatra

DMX Relationship Status, Affairs & More

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Rapper DMX is 43. He’s one of the genre’s most prolific record sales and just generally prolific — he’s the father of 12. (Photo by Mike Lawrie/Getty Images)

DMX reportedly has 15 children and has many relationships throughout his life. He was liberal and open about his relationships. DMX has dated many women over the course of his life including Desiree Lindstrom, Aaliyah, Foxy Brown, Yadira Borrego, Tashera Simmons, Karrine Steffans. He was well behaved and never had a bad mark on his relationship. There are rumors about more of his relationships but there is no solid evidence to prove that.

DMX has 15 children named Xavier, Tacoma, Sean, Praise Mary Ella, Sonovah Junior, Sasha, , Aaliyah, Exodus and sources reveal that DMX reportedly has two children with Yadira Borrego and one child with Monique Wayne . On 2012, DMX has spoken about him having extra-martial affairs with many people during his 15-year-marriage with his ex-wife Tashera Simmons .

Marital Status Divorced
Spouse Tashera Simmons (m1999 ;div 2014)
Girlfriends/Affairs Desiree Lindstrom, Aaliyah, Foxy Brown, Yadira Borrego, Tashera Simmons, Karrine Steffans
Children’s Xavier, Tacoma, Sean, Praise Mary Ella, Sonovah Junior, Sasha, Aaliyah, Exodus,

DMX Net Worth & More

DMX has reportedly a net worth of over $10 Million . His source of income includes his earnings from his music career, his real estate investments and also his acting career. DMX also has a highly successful acting career to support himself and make him a very affluent net worth.

Net Worth $10 Million

DMX Biography, Life Story, Trivia & More

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After the super success of hid debut album. DMX has released ‘And Then There was X’ in 1999, an album that includes a highly popular music single ‘Party Up(Up in Here) ‘ which has sky-rocketed his fame and position in the music industry through leaps and bounds.

DMX 2003 singles “Where the Hood At?” and “X Gon‘ Give It to Ya” were very well received by music lovers and also critics and the albums went up to be commercially successful. He was the first ever artist to debut an album at No. 1 five times in a row on the Billboard 200 charts which at one point made him an undisputable rapper of all time . Overall throughout his music career , DMX sold over 74 million records worldwide making him one of most influential and best rappers of all time

Controversies and Death

DMX was sent to  jail 30 times for various offenses which  include robbery, assault, carjacking, drug possession, cruel behavior over animals , reckless driving, driving under the influence, unlicensed driving, probation violation, tax evasion, failure to pay child support and  pretending to be a federal agent.

DMX revealed that  he became addicted to crack cocaine since  he was 14 years old  after his friend  Ready Ron tricked him to smoke  a marijuana cigarette laced with a  drug without his knowledge . He also said that he was suffering from  bipolar disorder in an interview.

Simmons entered drug rehabilitation centers several times including in 2002, 2017, and 2019, when he cancelled concerts for health issues.

DMX has reportedly  lost functionality in multiple essential organs, reportedly his  lungs, liver and  kidneys on the morning of April 9 , 2021 . DMX was later  reported  dead the same day  at the  age of 50 . It was reported on July 8 by the Westchester County Medical Examiner’s Office that DMX’s official cause of death was heart attack caused by over – consumption of cocaine


DMX’s funeral (“DMX’s Homegoing Celebration”) took place in Brooklyn on April 25, 2021 at the Christian Cultural Center. It was livestreamed on the BET Network Channel and its YouTube channel. The ceremony lasted  for  five hours to a limited capacity of over 2,000 members. DMX’s casket was in red color  and  the word “FAITH” was written on it  in very big  printing. It was placed  in the front of the ceremony. Some of the famous people have attended the ceremony including  Nas, Lil Kim, Swizz Beats and Alicia Keys   as well as the pastor of the church has attended the ceremony.  Louis Farrakhan who is known as   a leader of the Nation of Islam religion also joined the ceremony through zoom meeting.

Various celebrities paid tribute through  social media platforms including the famous former NFL player Torrey Smith, LeBron James, Eminem, Shaquille O’Neal, Gabrielle Union (who starred with DMX in the 2003 film named  Cradle 2 -the Grave  along with Jet Li (famous marital artist who also payed tribute ), Swizz Beatz (who DMX collaborated with including on the hit single, “Ruff Ryders’ Anthem“), Missy and Eve Elliott. DMX was hailed as one of the famous rappers of all time and he influenced many young musicians till date. He was an inspiration to many rappers and his style is very unique which made him a successful person.

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