Gained fame as a cast member on the reality series Love & Hip Hop: New York. She is a hip hop recording artist known for singles such as "Bodak Yellow" and "Foreva." In 2019, she starred in the drama Hustlers alongside Jennifer Lopez and she was cast in the 2021 film F9.
She performed as an exotic dancer for five years.
She has earned more than 85 million Instagram followers to her iamcardib account. Also a video vixen, she released a DVD called I Am: Cardi B and landed a special on Revolt TV taking viewers behind the scenes of her life.
Her real name is Belcalis Almanzar. She was born and raised in the Bronx alongside her sister Hennessy Carolina. She married Kiari Cephus, aka Offset, in 2017. She gave birth to a daughter named Kulture Kiari Cephus on July 10, 2018. In September 2020, she filed for divorce from Offset; they reunited the following month.