December 18, 1970
April 9, 2021
5 ft 11 in | 180.5 cm
82 kg | 181 lbs
11 US | 44 EU
Earl Simmons, better known as DMX was born in Mount Vernon, New York, United States, on December 18, 1970, was an American rapper and actor.
Young DMX first started rapping at the age of fourteen (1984).
He made his big screen debut in crime drama film Belly (1998) in role as Tommy "Buns" Bundy.
He got his television debut in HBO late-night talk show The Chris Rock Show (1998) as Himself.
DMX's breakthrough came with his album "…And Then There Was X" (1999).
He released his debut studio album "It’s Dark and Hell Is Hot" in 1998.
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He was nominated for the MTV Movie Award for Breakthrough Male Performance for his role as Latrell Walker in neo-noir action film Exit Wounds (2001).
Romeo Must Die (2000) action martial arts opposite Jet Li and Aaliyah
Cradle 2 the Grave (2003) action thriller with Jet Li and Gabrielle Union
Never Die Alone (2004) crime thriller opposite David Arquette and Michael Ealy
Lockjaw: Rise of the Kulev Serpent (2008) science fiction horror with Lauren Fain and Wes Brown
The Bleeding (2009) action horror opposite Michael Matthias and Vinnie Jones
Pimp (2018) drama with Keke Palmer and Vanessa Morgan
Beyond the Law (2019) crime action opposite Steven Seagal and Johnny Messner
Fast and Fierce: Death Race (2020) action adventure with Michael DeVorzon and Paulina Nguyen
He played Kandid Jones in NBC crime drama television series Third Watch (2003), in episode "In Lieu of Johnson".
He portrayed Xenon in UPN sitcom Eve (2003), in episode "She Snoops to Conquer".
Graduated from Yonkers High School, Yonkers.
Had two older stepsisters, Bonita Simmons and Shayla Simmons.
Had African American ancestry.
He published book "E.A.R.L.: The Autobiography of DMX" (2003).
Established his own record label "Bloodline Records" (2000).
He released studio albums:
It's Dark and Hell Is Hot (1998)
Flesh of My Flesh, Blood of My Blood (1998)
... And Then There Was X (1999)
The Great Depression (2001)
Grand Champ (2003)
Year of the Dog... Again (2006)
He voiced and performed likeness in video game Def Jam Vendetta (2003).
He won the American Music Award for Favorite Rap/Hip-Hop Artist in 2000.
He won the Billboard Music Award for Top R&B Album Artist of the Year in 1999.
He won the Soul Train Sammy Davis Jr. Award for Entertainer of the Year - Male in 2000.
DMX died on April 9, 2021, White Plains Hospital, White Plains, New York, United States, at the age of 50.
He was married to Tashera Simmons (1999-2014), they had four children: Xavier, Tacoma, Sean and Praise Mary Ella.
He was in relationship with Yadira Borrego (2003-2010), they had two children.
He had twin boys, Aidyn and K'ydn in his relationship with Pebbles Junell.
He dated model Desiree Lindstrom (2014-2021) they had a son, Exodus Simmons.