Eminem's Ex-Wife (Kim Mathers) | Life In The Shadow Of A Rap God

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Kim Mathers was born in Michigan in 1975. Mathers lived in a poor neighborhood, which she ran away from in 1987. She took shelter with Eminem in his family home, and from there their relationship sparked.

She Was Married to Eminem

Eminem's Ex-Wife (Kim Mathers) | Life In The Shadow Of A Rap God

Kim Mathers became famous as a result of her high-profile relationship with the American rapper, Eminem. The pair were childhood sweethearts who began dating in 1987 when they were still just teenagers. Kim and Eminem married in 1999, but they divorced in 2001.

She Actually Married Eminem Twice

Eminem's Ex-Wife (Kim Mathers) | Life In The Shadow Of A Rap God

The relationship between Kim and Eminem was famously turbulent. The couple were perpetually on-and-off-again, which led them to get married twice. After their first divorce in 2001, Kim and Eminem reconciled in 2006. However, this didn’t last, and they divorced again the same year.

Kim Mathers Has Four Children

Eminem's Ex-Wife (Kim Mathers) | Life In The Shadow Of A Rap God

Kim Mathers is the mother to four, now grown up, children. The most famous of Kim’s children is Hailey Jade, who is the subject of many of Eminem’s famous songs. However, she is also mother to Alaina, Whitney, and Parker.

She Was an Identical Twin

Eminem's Ex-Wife (Kim Mathers) | Life In The Shadow Of A Rap God

Something many people may not know is that Kim Mathers had an identical twin sister. Tragically, Kim’s sister Dawn died of a heroin overdose in 2016.

Eminem Has Written Numerous Songs About Her

Eminem's Ex-Wife (Kim Mathers) | Life In The Shadow Of A Rap God

Due to Eminem’s rapping success, the ins and outs of Kim and Eminem’s relationship were never private. Eminem famously wrote many, less than favorable, songs about Kim, including Kim and Mockingbird.

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