Who is Cardi B’s Dad Carlos Alman? Untold Facts About Him

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Carlos Alman is a retired taxi driver. He came to the limelight as the father of an American rapper and songwriter, Cardi B. The music artist first grabbed the media attention as an influencer on a short-form video hosting service Vine and Instagram.

Besides, Carlos also has a daughter other than Cardi B. The reports have also said that Carlos has fathered six kids with his first marriage. Here in this article, you’ll find everything about him.

Let’s explore!

Who is Carols Almanzar?

Carlos Almanzar is the father of the American rapper Cardi B. He is a Dominican and moved to the U.S. in 1990.

What is Cardi B’s Dad Carlos’ Ethnicity?

Cardi B’s father Carlos’ ethnicity is mixed. He has reportedly dual nationality Dominican and American.

Alman’s Age and Height

Cardi B’s dad Carols’ age is 64. And his height is 5ft 11in. Besides, his daughter Cardi’s height is 5ft 3 in.

Carlos Alman Isn’t American: Details On His Date of Birth, Origin

He was reportedly born on March 19, 1958, in the Dominican Republic. Alman later moved to The Bronx, New York, USA. He is of mixed descent.

Besides, Cardi B’s dad hasn’t disclosed anything about his family roots including the identities of his parents, and siblings.

Carlos Alman Use To Drive A Taxi To Support His Family Financially

Carlos use to make money by driving a taxi. Alman’s daughter has also said several times that her parents had “regular, poor jobs.”

Likewise, the singer told that her father only worked in public service to help and support the family. However, as of 2023, Carlos has reportedly retired and it has been years since. Besides, when his daughter was in her teenage, Cardi was an employee at an Amish deli in Tribeca.

Carlos Alman and his daughter are still sharing a great bond
Carlos with his daughter Cardi B

Later Cardi B got fired and became a dancer at a strip club. She has stated that becoming a stripper helped her in a positive way. At the time, she only became a stripper to live a life far from poverty. Similarly, she also landed a dancing job to escape domestic violence which she encountered in an abusive relationship after being kicked out of her mom’s house.

For the rapper, it was the easiest way to earn satisfying money to escape the situation and study. She even lied to her mom by telling her she was earning money with the job of babysitting. In 2013, Cardi B gradually became famous because of the short videos that she posted on social media like Vine and Instagram.

Carlos’ Daughter Cardi B is a Renowned Artist

In 2015, the rapper joined the cast of the VH1 reality TV series named Love & Hip Hop: New York. She began appearing as a regular cast member on the VH1, which also helped her pursue a career in music. In November 2015, she made her musical debut on Shaggy’s remix Boom Boom. On December 15, 2015, she made her music video debut with the song Cheap Ass Weave.

Carlos Alman daughter Cardi B is a renowned rapper
Cardi B has won eight Billboard Music Awards

The following year, on March 7, 2016, she came up with her first full-length project, a mixtape named Gangsta Bitch Music, Vol. 1. In May 2017, Cardi B was nominated for Best New Artist and Best Female Hip-Hop Artist.

On September 25, 2017, Cardi B’s commercially hit single Bodak Yellow, reached number one on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. Her song stayed at the top of the chart for three consecutive weeks. Later, she became the first person of Dominican descent because of her song that reached number one on the Hot 100 history.

Is Carlos Alman Still Living With The Mother Of Cardi B?

Carlos and his former wife Clara Almanzar aren’t together anymore. As per the reports, the former couple walked down the aisle in 1991. Then, after staying in a marital relationship for around fourteen years, they parted ways. Carlos and his ex-wife reportedly finalized their divorce in 2005.

Furthermore, as per the several interviews Cardi B has given, her parents seem to be still on good terms, though they are no longer a married couple.

Children: How Many Kids Does Carlos Alman Have?

In the media, Carlos is known as the father of two. The first one is the 30-year-old Cardi B, who was born Belcalis Marlenis Almánzar on October 11, 1992, in Washington Heights, Manhattan. Similarly, another is the rapper’s younger sister, 27, Hennessy Carolina (B. December 22, 1995).

Carlos Alman's two daughter
Cardi B alongside her younger sister Hennessy

Both of them were born to Carlos’ Trinidadian-born wife Clara. On the other hand, Carlos reportedly has six kids from his first marriage. As per the sources, he fathered two daughters Nicauly Villalona, and Maciel Almanzar, and four sons from which one’s name is Fernando Almanzar. However, the rest three of Alman’s son and the woman with whom he shared those children are still unknown.

Carlos Alman Has Two Grandchildren From His Daughter Cardi B’s Relationship

Carlos is not just a father anymore, he is also a proud grandfather of two of Cardi B’s kids, Kulture Kiari Cephus (B. July 10, 2018), and Wave Set Cephus (B. Sep. 4, 2021). Besides, Carlos’ son-in-law Offset was already father to his three kids before marrying his wife Cardi B.

Even before meeting Carlos’ daughter, the rapper first welcomed his son Jordan Cephus on December 21, 2009, with his ex Justine Watson. Later, his second child Kody Cephus was born on March 2, 2015, to his ex-girlfriend Oriel Jamie. When he was in a relationship with Shya L’Amour, they welcomed Kalea Marie Cephus on March 23, 2015, as Offset’s third child.

Carlos Alman is grandfather of his daughter Cardi B's two child
Carlos’ grandchild alongside their parents

Apart from this, Carlos’ daughter had an on-and-off type of relationship with her husband. One time, they even parted ways for some time. Thankfully, they are now on good terms and are leading a blissful marital relationship.

Where Is Carlos Alman Now? Is He Still Alive?

As we have mentioned above, Carlos is a very private person when it comes to his personal life. There is a dead end when we search for Carlos’ current whereabouts. But, it is safe to say that Carlos is still alive as of 2023. In fact, we could find that Carlos is also active on Facebook.

Until 2015, Carlos was available on his old Facebook account, but a couple of years before, he created a new one. On December 30, 2020, he even shared a short live video on his Facebook.

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