Marshall Bruce Mathers Jr.
Marshall Bruce Mathers Jr., 67, is the biological father of the famous Detroit rapper Eminem. He has died from a heart attack at his home near Fort Wayne, Indiana.
— Mr Take Two (@mr_take_two) June 26, 2019
Marshall Bruce Mathers Jr. Age
He was 67 years old.
Marshall Bruce Mathers Jr. Wife and Children
Mathers Jr. got married to Debbie, Eminem’s mother in 1973. Then 22 and she was 15, they had their son, Eminem 2 years later. Shortly after, they split up. Eminem and his mom settled in Detroit with her family while Bruce moved to California.
He re-married a woman, whose name he didn’t publicize, and welcomed two kids with her – Sarah and Michael. Mathers Jr. claims he is in good terms with his children from the second marriage as their mother wasn’t so troubled as Debbie.
TMZ reports that Eminem’s father died from heart attack at 67. RIP Marshall Bruce Mathers Jr ? Thank you for giving us one of our legends. I’m so sorry… pic.twitter.com/WKbteQehrY
— Best of Eminem (@picturesofshady) June 26, 2019
Marshall Bruce Mathers Jr. Addiction
For some years Mathers Sr. was alcoholic. He managed to cope with this passion, and now he is clean.
Marshall Bruce Mathers Jr. Spouse
The man is dating Teresa Harbin. Still, he is not close with his famous son.
Marshall Bruce Mathers Jr. Son, Eminem
A rep for Eminem, whose real name is Marshall Mathers III, did not immediately respond to a request for comment on his father’s death. The artist did not have a relationship with his father growing up, which he has been open about in his music.
In Eminem’s earlier songs, Marshall Bruce Mathers Jr. was mentioned frequently, where the rapper claims he was abandoned. He also previously wished death on his father.
Sad to here Em’s dad Marshall Bruce Mathers Jr is dead. My condolences goes to @Eminem & the entire Mathers family. I was also shocked to learn that Em father never abandoned him. Em mother kept little @Eminem from his father. I hope to not die leaving my son thinking i left him. pic.twitter.com/BO02SLxDlD
— Kariuki Patric (@KariukiPatric) June 26, 2019