|Birth Name||Earl Simmons|
|Born||December 18, 1970|
DMX (born December 18, 1970) is an American rapper and actor.
He went through an abusive childhood which included staying at group homes and frequent arrests. DMX began his career as a beatboxer in 1988 and was signed by Columbian Records in 1992 to their subsidiary label Ruffhouse, who released his debut single "Born Loser".