Deborah R Nelson-Mathers is a mother to Marshall Mathers. Marshall uses Eminem as his stage name. She is the wife to Marshall Bruce Mathers II.

Mathers was born in the year 1955 and it was in United States. Her father is Bob Nelson and her mother is Betty Hixson. She is of American nationality and she is white. While growing up, she faced many problems. She was born together with four siblings, Ronnie Polkinghorn, Betty Renee, Todd and Steven. When they were still young, Ronnie, her brother committed a suicide while Todd spent time in the prison because he killed his brother- in-law. When she was still young, she got married to Marshall Mathers II. She grew up with a stepfather who liked to assault her. She attended Lancaster High School but she did not finish because of problems in her family.

Her biography became popular because of Eminem who become a famous rapper. Eminem is the owner of Sirius XM Radio. He was the star of Hip Hop Movie called 8 Mile. This movie got Academy Award in Best Original Song and it was Lose Yourself song from Eminem that won. Eminem became also first rap artist who won this award and he made appearance in other films like Funny People, The Interview and The Wash.

Eminem is 44 years old and has released songs that broke the records. Deborah R Nelson is 62 years old and she started to date Marshal Bruce Mathers II at the age of 15. She was 18 at the time she gave birth to Eminem. However, her husband left them when Eminem was only 18 months.

After the divorce, she got married again and her new husband was Berger Olsen Au Gres and afterwards she married Fred J Samra. Nelson and Samra gave birth to a son and he is called Nathan Kane Samra. She married for the fourth time to John Briggs. She got addicted to drugs and one of his boyfriend talked on how she had irrational character.

When her husband left, Deborah and Eminem suffered a great deal. They were surviving from the welfare money. Eminem got raised mostly by Deborah R Nelson and had to drop out of the school. This is when she started to sing and was able to earn enough money. It is believed that he has a net worth of 190 million dollars and this means that now together with his mother, they are able to live better life.

Deborah R Nelson is an author of the book, My Son Marshall, My Son Eminem. This brought her popularity and attention. Deborah suffers Munchausen Syndrome. Eminem suffered psychological, verbal and physical trauma from her mothers. Once she sued her son to get 10 million dollars. However, now the family has come together and they have worked out their differences.

Last Modified: 15 Mar, 2018

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