Detroit's own Eminem turns 40

Marshall Mathers marks birthday Wednesday

Published On: Oct 17 2012 07:03:34 AM EDT   Updated On: Oct 17 2012 07:11:50 AM EDT
DETROIT -

The real Slim Shady is celebrating a birthday.

Detroit's Eminem has turned 40.

Born Marshall Mathers on Oct. 17, 1972, in Missouri, the future rapper, producer, songwriter and actor moved to Detroit with his single mother during his teenage years. He has since been named the "King of Hip Hop" by Rolling Stone magazine, won 13 Grammy awards and founded his own record label - Shady Records.

He also won an Oscar for Best Song for "Lose Yourself" from the 2002movie "8 Mile."

His "Imported From Detroit" Chrysler 200 Super Bowl commercial went viral.

Can you guess the local landmarks in the Chrysler Super Bowl commercial? Guess here.

See Timeline Of Eminem's Career

Published On: Aug 17 2005 08:57:45 AM EDT   Updated On: Apr 05 2006 03:10:39 PM EDT

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Eminem and his ex-wife, Kim Mathers, may soon make another trip down the aisle.