Biography Project for Mrs. Hemry's 8th grade Language Arts Class
made by HL 6th Hour

Marshall Mathers, aka Eminem, was born on October 17th, 1972 in St. Louis, Missouri.

Eminem's Childhood

When Eminem was young, his father left and his mother raised him by herself. He was a relativity a happy child, but he was bullied. He also had to repeat 9th grade a few times and ended up dropping out of high school at the age of 17, as a freshman.

People Who Influenced Eminem's Life

His mother, Debora Nelson.

His daughter, Halie Jade Scott Mathers.

His ex wife, Kimberly Scott, .

His Uncle, Ronnie Nelson, introduced him to hip hop.

Unique Facts

1. He is known as Eminem or Slim Shady, but his real name is Marshall Mathers.

2. Eminem was born in Missouri, but grew up in Detroit, Michigan.

3. He is an actor and a rapper.


  • He won multiple Awards
    - 2002 American Music Awards, he won Fan Choice, Favorite Hip-Hop/R&B Male Artist, Favorite Pop/Rock Male Artist
    -2002 Billboard Music Awards, he won Album of the Year and R&B/Hip-Hop Album of the Year.
    -2009 MTV
    -2011 Grammy Awards, he won Best Rap Solo Performance and Best Song for his song "Not Afraid".

The theme of Eminem's life..

The theme of Eminem's life is that if things are bad in the beginning it can get better and if you try hard, you can succeed.

Works Cited

Eminem, and Sacha Jenkins. The Way I Am. New York, NY: Dutton, 2008. Print.

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