Full name: His name is, his name is, his name is, erm, Marshall Bruce Mathers III.
Born: October 17 1974 in Kansas City, Missouri.
Star sign: Libra.
Family: What’s it to you, you ****? Mother Debbie Mathers-Briggs currently runs a taxi service. Father Marshall Mathers was a hotel manager in California after his 1975 divorce from Debbie. Younger half-brother Nathan. Uncle Todd Nelson served six months for manslaughter.
Education: Attended about 20 schools. Dropped out of Osbourne High School in Detroit.
Previous jobs: Short order cook.
Lives: In Sterling Heights, Michigan.
Love life: Married to Kimberly (nee Scott). They met in 1987 when she was 12 and started going out a few years later. Kim attempted suicide in July 2000. A very on-off relationship.
Children: Hailie-Jade Mathers was born in 1995.
Court appearances: Eminem is awaiting trial for allegedly pistol-whipping a man who looked at his wife a bit funny, like, and is involved in a libel suit in which his mother has accused him of defamation.