Gained fame as a cast member on the reality series Love And Hip Hop: New York. She is a social media star with more than 7 million Instagram followers on her main iamcardib account. She is also a comedian, host, actress and video vixen.
She performed as an exotic dancer for five years.
She released a DVD called I Am: Cardi B and landed a special on Revolt TV taking viewers behind the scenes of her life. Her secondary Instagram account cardi_bb has more than 250,000 followers.
She was born and raised in the Bronx alongside her sister. Her parents were born in the Caribbean.
She starred in the music video for "Chapi Chapi" by Farruko and featuring Messiah.