Marquise Jackson Bio: Age, Career, Family, Parents, Marriage, Net Worth

Who is Marquise Jackson?

Marquise Jackson is an American rapper and actor. He is popular for being the eldest son of American music icon, Curtis James Jackson III aka 50 Cent. Marquise Jackson is sometimes referred to as “25 Cent” in reference to his father’s stage name – 50 Cent.

Marquise Jackson was born on October 13, 1997, in Los Angeles, California, United States. He is 25 years old as of October 2022.

About Marquise Jackson’s job

Just like his father, Marquise Jackson is a rapper and actor. He began his rap career in 2017 with the release of his single titled “Different”. He has also made appearances in movies and shows centred on his father such as “50 Cent: The New Breed” and “A Portrait of An Artist: The Making of Get Rich or Die Tryin”.

Marquise Jackson also acted in a movie titled “Dope Fiend” in 2017. His other songs include “Follow Your Heart” and “Just Another Freestyle”, which are mainly diss tracks about his father.

About Marquise Jackson’s parents

Marquise Jackson was born into a well-to-do family and he grew up as a star kid. He is the son of Curtis James Jackson III (father) popularly known as 50 Cent, and his former girlfriend Shaniqua Tompkins (mother). According to reports, Marquise Jackson’s parents dated from 1994 to 1998, but they didn’t reach a mutual agreement about the custody of their son until October 2008.

Marquise Jackson’s mother, Shaniqua Tompkins reportedly filed a $50 million lawsuit against 50 Cent for not keeping to his promise of taking care of her for life. The court later dismissed the case and asked 50 Cent to pay $6,700 per month for child support until Marquise turned 18. Meanwhile, 5O Cent had also filed a $20 million defamation lawsuit against Shaniqua. Amidst Marquise Jackson’s parents’ nasty fight, he was raised by his mother.

About Marquise Jackson’s father – Curtis James Jackson III (50 Cent)

Cutis James Jackson III, popularly known as 50 Cent is an American rapper, actor, and businessman. He was born on July 6, 1975, in Queens, New York, United States. He is 47 years old as of October 2022.

50 Cent was in a relationship with Shaniqua Tompkins (Marquise Jackson’s mother) in 1994 but they parted ways in 1998, after being together for four years.

Marquise Jackson’s father – 50 Cent

Marquise Jackson’s relationship with his father – 50 Cent

It is publicly known that Marquise Jackson does not have a good relationship with his father – 50 Cent. According to information gathered by DNB Stories Africa, their relationship turned sour when Marquise was 10 years old, and since then, they have continued to make negative remarks about each other in the media and on social media.

In an interview, Marquise Jackson shared how he is constantly overshadowed by his father’s fame.

I’m trying to escape from his shadow. When people see me, they automatically think of my father. I never want to feel like I’m filing somebody’s shoes or I’m not my own person rapping.

The rapper and his father have made headlines in the news for trolling each other on social media on multiple occasions.

About Marquise Jackson’s mother – Shaniqua Tompkins

Shaniqua Tompkins is an American actress and reality TV star. Shaniqua is also popular in the media as the former partner of 50 Cent. She was born on September 17, 1975, in Queens, New York, United States. She is 41 years old as of October 2022.

Shaniqua Tompkins began dating 50 Cent (Marquise Jackson’s father) in 1994 and welcomed Marquise as their first child in 1996. Two years later, the relationship turned ugly and they parted ways, leaving Marquise in her custody. According to reports, Shaniqua Tompkins also has another daughter named Mia Jackson from her previous relationship.

Marquise Jackson’s mother – Shaniqua Tompkins

About Marquise Jackson’s siblings

Marquise Jackson was born as the only child of his parents. However, he has two half-siblings – a sister named Mia Jackson from his mother’s previous relationship, and a half-brother named Sire Jackson from his father’s ex-girlfriend Daphne Joy.

a. Mia Jackson

Mia Jackson is the older half-sister of Marquise Jackson. She was born in the United States to Shaniqua Tompkins and her then-ex-boyfriend whose identity is unknown. There are no details regarding her birth year, career, education, and personal life at this time.

b. Sire Jackson

Sire Jackson is the younger half-brother of Marquise Jackson. He is an American child model. Sire Jackson was born on September 1, 2012, in Los Angeles, California, the United States to 50 Cent and his ex-girlfriend Daphne Joy. He is 10 years old as of October 2022. Sire Jackson landed his first gig as a child brand ambassador for Kidz Safe, a headphone company when he was still a toddler.

Marquise Jackson with his mom Shaniqua Tompkins and half-sister Mia.

Marquise Jackson’s education

While growing up, Marquise Jackson was interested in and played basketball. He later became the star player at St John’s Military Academy, Delafield, Wisconsin, where he schooled.

Marquise Jackson’s wiki profile

Full NameMarquise Jackson
Nicknames25 Cent, Lil Cent
Place of BirthLos Angeles, California, United States
Date of BirthOctober 13, 1997
Age25 years old
CareerRapper and actor
Marital statusSingle
ParentsCurtis James Jackson III (50 Cent)
and Shaniqua Tompkins
Net worth$1 million (estimated)
Alma materSt John Military Academy
Marquise Jackson

Marquise Jackson’s marriage and wedding

As of the time of publishing this article (October 2022), Marquise Jackson is unmarried and does not have a wife. According to reports, the young rapper is currently single but was previously in a relationship with American pop singer Tyler Royale. The pair dated in 2016, but the relationship ended shortly after without any hint regarding the reason for their split.

Marquise Jackson’s girlfriends

  • Tyler Royale (ex)

About Marquise Jackson’s relationship with Tyler Royale

Tyler Royale is the ex-girlfriend of Marquise Jackson. She is an American pop singer and songwriter. She was born on December 24, 1997, in Atlanta, Georgia, United States. She is 24 years old as of October 2022.

Marquise Jackson and Tyler Royale were first spotted in public in 2016 and later on, they were often seen attending events together. In 2017, they walked the red carpet for the viewing party of MTV’s “True Life: Hip Hop Hustlers” in Atlanta, Georgia, United States. Their relationship ended shortly after, and neither of them has given any reason for the split.

Marquise Jackson’s children

As of October 2022, Marquise Jackson does not have a child yet.

Marquise Jackson’s net worth

According to reports, Marquise Jackson has an estimated net worth of $1 million. He reportedly earned that from his budding rap career and image as a celebrity kid.

Marquise Jackson and his father 50 Cent are known for often trolling each other on social media.

About Marquise Jackson and 50 Cent’s feud

There wasn’t always bad blood between Marquise and his father, 50 Cent. When Marquise was born, 50 Cent revealed in an interview that his life changed for the better.

He said:

When my son came into my life, my priorities changed, because I wanted to have a relationship with him that I didn’t have with my father.

The 47-year-old rapper even has a tattoo of Marquise on his right bicep. Things went south when 50 Cent and his baby mama Shaniqua Tompkins started fighting publicly over his $4 million home in Long Island. In another interview, 50 Cent claimed his son embraced his mom’s perspective of him and that was what ruined their relationship.

Reacting to the statement, Shaniqua Tompkins said:

You don’t have a relationship with my child because you choose not to, you want to bully him, threaten him, and disparagingly talk about his mother. She continued; I don’t try to mentally abuse my son like you do! I don’t talk about you and your actions speak for themselves. Who threatens to shoot their son on Instagram?

In 2015, Marquise Jackson called out his father in a post writing:

I ain’t never switched up on nobody, either you pushed me away, left me hanging, or proved to me how un-loyal you are!!! That’s a word to mummy.

On the other hand, 50 Cent wasted no time replying:

Word to Mummy Hun!!!? Don’t play with me boy. Kanan.

Recently, 50 Cent took to Instagram to slam Marquise after the 25-year-old stated in an Instagram live chat that the $6,700 50 Cent paid his mother monthly for child support was insufficient considering New York City’s high cost of living.

Marquise added that he is willing to pay his father $6, 700 for a day of his time with him as his father.

He said in a statement:

Since y’all think $6,700 is so much money, someone tells my pops I will pay him $6,700 for just 24hr of his time so we can do everything I ever wanted to do with him as a kid. Red, yellow, green, whatever color he likes.

50 Cent responded to the post by sharing a video clip of him in the series “Power”. The video shows 50 Cent as Kanan Stark shooting the drug dealer’s son, Shawn, dead in cold blood.

He captioned the clip: “No captions needed”.

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