Reminisce Smith, also known as Remy Ma, is an American rapper and actor. She has contributed immensely in the Hip-hop industry with songs and collaboration with different artists like Fat Joe and Big Pun. Remmy Ma was featured in a reality show Love & Hip-hop: New York, from seasons 6-9 as the main cast. She also hosts the show, “State of the culture.”
She has won many awards, as we will discuss in her career section. The album sales and the salary from the shows have contributed immensely to Remy Ma’s net worth. Read ahead to know more about her career, family, kids, age, relationships, boyfriend and wiki bio.
Remy Ma has always narrated how difficult her childhood was growing up in the Bronx. Her parents were victims of drug abuse. Owing to the situation, she was forced to look out for her siblings. She resorted to writing poetic verses, and her reputation spread. MC Big Pun noticed her talent and agreed to be her mentor.
Remy Ma featured in Big Puns album “Yeah baby.” Her stage name was Remy Martin. Shortly after Big Puns death, Fat Joe signed her to his Record Label SRC. Remy became a female member of the rap group Terror Squad. She featured in songs like “Lean back,” which earned her the first Grammy nomination.
Remy Ma went on and released her first album under Fat Joe’s label SRC, and the record was “There is something about Remy: Based on a true story.” The album featured songs like “Feels so good,” and “Whateva.” In 2008, she was involved in a shooting incident, where it was established that she shot her friend Makeeda on her torso.
The argument was about stolen money. She was later sentenced to 8 years in prison. Her fiancé at that time, Papoose, decided that marriage plans will continue. He proposed to her in the courtroom. While in prison, Ma featured in a documentary dubbed “Black lifestyle in Japan.” She was described as a stylish black woman that inspired younger women in Japan.
Remy Ma featured in the show “Love & Hip hop: New York.” In collaboration with rapper Fat Joe, they released an album titled “Plata o plomo,” which loosely translates to “Money or bullets.” Recently, she released a new hit named “New thang” with fellow rapper French Montana.
The song was featured in the movie “Uncle Drew.” She has three albums to her name. Ma opened a clothing store in 2017. The same year, she released a dis track directed to rapper Nicki Minaj. The dis tracks were “Shelter,” and “Another one.” They set the internet on fire. Remy Ma received the BET Awards twice for the category “Best Female Hip hop Artiste of the ear.”
Remy Ma Net worth: $4 Million.
Her wealth comes from her album sales and numerous successful single hits. She is also a businesswoman. In 2017, she launched a women’s clothing store in Raleigh. Remy Ma’s net worth is $4 million in 2021.
The store’s name is Conceited. Remy Ma also earns modest salaries from her involvement in reality TV shows, where she is the main cast or starring a guest role.
This business venture, together with the album sales, and concert appearances, contributed millions to her net worth. Rapper Remy Ma is one of the highest earning female rappers in the US. Remy`s yearly revenues as of last year increased to $3 million. The figure will rise with more show appearance and album releases.
House, Cars, Lifestyle
Remy Ma and her family live in Castle Hill, New York. The rapper and businesswoman built a 5300 square foot house which features open playgrounds for the kids to play. This house costs $1 million. There are multiple deluxe guest rooms in the mansion. She has also expressed her love for luxurious eco-friendly cars.
Age and birthdate
Reminisce Smith alias Remy Ma is 41 years old. She was born on May 30th, 1980. Castle Hill, Bronx is her hometown. Her parents are a mystery. As such, we do not know their names. They did, however, suffer from drug-related problems.
Remy Ma’s husband is Shamele Mackie Papoose. He is a rapper. Remy’s incarceration stood in the way of a wedding. Papoose did propose to Ma at the courtroom.
Papoose has been very supportive of her when she was serving her time in prison. After her release from prison, the couple wedded in a private ceremony. They do have a daughter named, Mackenzie, who was born in 2018. Currently, she is just 3-years old. Papoose had three other kids from his previous relationships, while Ma had a son from a similar relationship.
Birth Name: Reminisce Smith
Birthday: May 30th, 1980
Age: 41 years old
Place of Birth: Castle Hill, New York, United States
Zodiac sign: Gemini
Height: 5 feet 10 inches
Weight: 53 kg
Occupation: Rapper and songwriter
Years active: 2000 – present
Net worth: $4million
Marriage: Married to Papoose