Marshall Bruce Mathers III better known by his stage name, Eminem, is from Detroit, Michigan. "Eminem" comes from his initials, M.M. (Marshall Mathers). Eminem is an American rapper, songwriter, record producer, and actor. Eminem is noted to be the best-selling artist of the 2000s in the US. He was ranked 83rd on on the list of 100 Greatest Artists of All Time by Rolling Stones, naming him the King of Hip Hop. Eminem has had 10 number-one albums on the Billboard 200 and has sold more than 172 million albums, generating him as one of the world's best-selling artists of all time.