Eminem, one of the most successful rappers of all time, turned 49 on Sunday.

Born Marshall Bruce Mathers III, the rap legend has been on top of his game for over 20 years, selling over 100 million albums worldwide.

His first album, "Infinite," was released in 1996 and since then, he has released 11 studio albums, one compilation album and 1 EP.

Eminem has achieved ten number-one albums on the Billboard 200 chart till now. In 2020, he set a record to be the first-ever artist to have 10-consecutive number one albums.

The rapper’s net worth is estimated to be around $230 million.

To mark the occasion, here are some of Eminem’s best and most inspirational lyrics.

  • "When I say I’mma do something I do it, I don’t give a damn what you think, I’m doing this for me." - Not Afraid, Album: Recovery, 2010
  • "You only get one shot, do not miss your chance to blow. This opportunity comes once in a lifetime yo!" - Lose Yourself, Movie: 8 Mile, 2002
  • "God gave you shoes to fit you. So put ‘em on and wear ‘em. Be yourself man be proud of who you are… Never let anyone tell you you ain’t beautiful." - Beautiful, Album: Relapse, 2009
  • "You don’t get another chance, life is no Nintendo game." - Love The Way You Lie, Album: Recovery, 2010 
  • "Seize the moment try to freeze it and own it, squeeze it and hold it. 'Cause we consider these minutes golden." - Sing For The Moment, Album: The Eminem Show, 2002
  • "Here’s no mountain I can’t climb. There’s no tower too high. No plane that I can’t learn how to fly." - My Dad’s Gone Crazy, Album: The Eminem Show, 2002
  • "Why do we say that until we get that person that we think’s. Gonna be that one, then once we get ’em it’s never the same. You want them when they don’t want you. Soon as they do, feelings change." - Space Bound, Album: Recovery, 2010
  • "But you gotta search within you. And gotta find that inner strength. And just pull that shit out of you. And get that motivation to not give up. And not be a quitter, no matter how bad you wanna just fall flat on your face, and collapse." - Till I collapse, Album: The Eminem Show, 2002

Eminem Eminem performs at Samsung Galaxy stage during Lollapalooza at Grant Park on Aug. 1, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. Photo: Getty Images/Theo Wargo