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 2020 film Fast & Furious 9.
She performed as an exotic dancer for five years.
She has earned more than 59 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; they briefly separated in 2018. She gave birth to a daughter named Kulture Kiari Cephus on July 10, 2018.