Kimberly Ann Scott (Eminem’s EX Wife and close friend)
Eminem has been in an on and off relationship with Kim, as heard in his music. They met in high school, Kim was 13 and Eminem was 15. Eminem and Kim had a child in 1995, named Hailie Jade, and they have also adopted Kim's sisters child, Alaina. Kim and Eminem got married on June 14 1999. After being married for only one year, Eminem divorced Kim because je saw her kissing another man. Kim filled the papers in march. Kim also has a child called Whitney, the 'love child' between Eric Halter and Kim. Eminem and Kim re-married January 12, 2006. The marriage only lasted 72days. They got divorced again, divorce was finalized on December 22, 2006. Kim was fostered at the age of 13 by Debbie, Eminem's mother. Eminem and Kim remain close friends and share the children.
Nathan Briggs(Eminem’s Half Brother)
Nathan, also known as Nate was born on the 3rd of February, 1986. From a relationship between Debbie Mathers and Fred Samara Jr. Nate and Eminem have a very close relationship and they spend a lot of time together. Eminem also brings Nate along on his tours. Eminem has custody of Nathan and lives with him and wants to be a rap star. Features as Lil 'Em in the video for 'Without Me'
Hailie Jade(Eminem’s Daughter)
Hailie is the daughter of Eminem and Kimberly Ann Scott, she was born christmas day, (December 25) 1995. The songs "Mockingbird" on Eminem's album Encore, "Hailie's Song" on The Eminem Show, and Eminem's 2005 single "When I'm Gone" are dedicated to her. Eminem just loves Hailieto bits and points it out in mostly every song he writes and all his interviews. Eminem wants to be a better father then his dad. Hailie joins her father in the hook for "My Dad's Gone Crazy." She also features prominently in a number of his other songs, most notably in Just The Two Of Us on The Slim Shady EP, later renamed '97 Bonnie & Clyde on The Slim Shady LP, which is a fictional account of Eminem, accompanied by Hailie, dumping the dead body of his wife into a lake, while he talks lovingly to his daughter in baby-talk. Kim and Eminem’ both share cousdy of Hailie.
Marshall Mathers II(Eminem’s Dad)
Eminem’s dad married Debbie Mathers-Briggs in 1972, when she was pregnant with Eminem. The marriage only lasted one year: after Marshall II walked out Eminem was only 18months. Eminem never saw his father again. Eminem blames his mother for separating him from his father, though it is unknown whether Eminem has ever tried to contact Bruce of his own accord when he was younger. His dad tried to approach him when Eminem became famous, but Eminem rejects any contact with him.
Debbie Nelson (Eminem’s Mom)
Debbie became pregnant with Eminem at the age of 17 and married her boyfriend Marshall Mathers II, who she had dated since 15. The marriage only lasted for one year. Thereafter she had several relationships. She had another baby Nathan in 1986. His father is Fred Samara Jr., who denied that he was his son and was sued to pay alimony.
The relationship between Eminem and his mom is very bad: in 1999 she filed a lawsuit against her son sueing him 10 million dollars, because he named her in an interview as a ‘drug addicted alcoholic and vagabund’. Eminem had to pay Debbie $25,000 dollars compensation for pain and suffering. Debbie Mathers Briggs has been married four times - is her latest husband. Debbie has written 2 books about her star son:
My Son Marshall, My Son Eminem, about: Ever wondered how much of Eminem's music is inspired by real events, and how much is just made up for a rhyme? Only one woman knows – his mother Debbie Nelson. And she says 'he’s made up so many tales over the years that he no longer knows the difference between fact and fiction' Debbie has been spat on by fans, attacked and robbed at gunpoint on “8 Mile Road”, and reviled on dozens of internet sites as the most hated mother in the world. But Debbie is still a loving mother, devoted grandmother and, she says, her son’s staunchest support through court appearances. And despite the lawsuits and lyrical exposures, she is still desperately seeking reconciliation with her former Mommy’s boy. Debbie reveals a bitter-sweet story of a single mother who gave her son everything in an attempt to make up for his absent father and her own miserable childhood.
My Son Marshall, My Son Eminem: Setting the Record Straight on My Life As Eminem's Mother , about: Detailing what's been called "The Great Eminem Sham," his mother, Debbie Nelson, tells all in her book, My Son Marshall, My Son Eminem. His songs' defamatory references to Debbie were heard 'round the world, but for the first time ever in the United States, we learn the truth from the woman labeled the most hated mother in America.
Amanda, Alaina Mathers (Eminem’s niece)
Amanda, who is known as Alaina Mathers is Eminem's adopted daughter, and the biological daughter of his wife's twin sister. Alaina is also a twin. Eminem has custody of his niece and is raising her as Hailie's sister. Eminem thinks of Alaina as his daughter, and Hailie thinks of Alaina as a sister. She is also referenced in the song "Mockingbird" on Encore, as "Laney".
Whitney Hartter (Kim’s daughter)
Baby Whitney is being raised in the Detroit area. She is the daughter of Kim Scott and Eric Hartter. Kim was cheating on Eminem when he was on tour. When he went back home, he found out that Kim is Pregnant with Eric Hartter’s baby. Eminem was going to adopt Whitney in 2006, but since Eminem is also determined to get custody of Whitney, Eminem is quoted as saying about Whitney: "I'm in love with that girl, man. She's so sweet and funny." He plans to change Whitney's last name to Mathers.
Had a (non-fatal) stroke after Ronnie's suicide. Betty Kresin says it was a result of the stress.
Divorced first wife, Janice. Remarried Katherine. Was sentenced to eight years in prison for manslaughter for shooting Janice's brother in self-defence. Educated in law, Todd is campaigning against asbestos use in prisons. Unfortunately he commited suicide. Todd Nelson shot himself in the head as he sat in his car. He had become depressed over a sheriff's rottweiler which was allegedly terrorising his family. The 42-year-old helped raise Eminem, whose real father walked out when the rapper was a baby.
Janice: Divorced from Todd. In the documentary Debbie describes Janice as a "fighter" and they argue over Korey's wish to live with Debbie and Nathan
Lives with his father, Todd. Still in High School, excelling in mechanics. Thought to feature as the young, snubbed autograph-seeker in Eminem's hit single, Stan. And is graduated.
Bettie Kresin (Eminem’s grandma)
Betty Kresin is Debbie’s mother. She’s has six children from three different men, and the oldest one is Eminems mother. Eminem’s favorite uncle Ronnie was Betties son. Eminem stayed at his grandma’s house, for a while, but the relationship between them has since been bad. The reason: Eminem wanted to release Ronnie’s demo tapes, but Betty disapproved and stopped Eminem from using them. They no longer speak.
Ronald Nelson (Eminem's uncle)
Although Ronald (Ronnie) was Eminem’s uncle, born 1971, he was only two months older than Eminem. They grew up like brothers, he was the only relative Eminem really loved. Uncle Ronnie introduced Marshall to hip hop in 1983 when he bought him Ice T's Reckless. Ronnie committed suicide in the year 1992 at the age 19 by shooting himself in the head. The reason is because of a girlfriend at the time? Eminem found it hard to cope with the death of Ronnie. The dog tag Eminem wears used to be Ronnie’s, his grandmother gave him the tag after he died and is remembered in the song 'Stan'. Eminem has a tattoo tribute to him .
Betty Renee (eminem's house keeper)
Now Eminem's live-in housekeeper in his gated mansion in Clinton township, Michigan, together with her husband Jack and their 3 kids. Betty Kresin says that Renee attacked her with mace when she was selling Eminem T-shirts