Tyga Net Worth, Career and Personal LIfe

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Tyga Net Worth
Tyga Net Worth

Celebrated Name:Tyga
Birth Name:Michael Ray Nguyen Stevenson
Birth Date:November 19, 1989
Age:31 years old
Birth Place:Compton, California
Gender:Male
Nationality:American
Height:1.71 m
Weight:70 kg
Sexuality:Straight
Marital Status:Single
Spouse (Name):N/A
Children1 (King Cairo Stevenson)
Dating(Name):N/A
Profession:Professional Rapper
Net Worth:$5 million
Last Updated:2022

 

Tyga is an American songwriter, singer, rapper, and personality. His name stands for “Thank You God Always” which according to him, was coined by Tiger Woods. Tyga net worth at this moment is 5 million US Dollars. He started as a standalone artist but all that changed in 2008 when he signed with Young Money Entertainment.

After he joined the label, he released his debut titled Careless World: Rise of the Last King in 2011. It had singles like “Faded” in which he featured rapper, Lil Wayne, “Rack City”, “Far Away”, “Make it Nasty”, and “Still Got it” with Drake. His 4th album was released independently in 2015 and it was titled The Gold Album: 18th Dynasty but it was his worst-selling album ever.

The album only sold 5000 units in the first week. Then in 2018, he had another breakthrough with his song “Taste” which he sang alongside Offset. It was number 8 on the U.S Hot 100 list. The single was the lead in his seventh album, “Legendary” in 2019.

Tyga Early Life

Tyga was born Michael Ray Stevenson on the 19th of November, 1989 in Compton, California. He was then named Michael Ray Stevenson and raised in Compton. He was 12 years when his family moved to adjacent Gardena. Tyga is of Jamaica and Vietnamese descent.

As a growing child, he loved listening to Eminem, Cam’ron, Lil Wayne, Fabolous, and other rappers. There have been some speculations about the truthfulness of his upbringing. In leaked footage of the unaired show, Bustas, Tyga was seen saying he grew up in the Valley and his parents had a Range Rover.

In addition, he said his mother loved calling him Tiger Woods so he coined his nickname “Tyga” from there.  There have been different responses to his claim and some were that he should not be taken seriously. Responding to the leak, the rapper said “When u 14 and ambitious u don’t give a fuk about anything. Scripted tv isn’t that what we all live for”.

Tyga was introduced to rap by his cousin. This was when he started considering being a professional rapper and then he began to appear in mixtapes. The rapper was also featured in adult-rated movies in order to fulfill his ambition of being a rapper. While he was saving money for his first album, he was discovered online by Pete Wentz online.

Tyga Career

He came into the limelight after he released the song “Coconut Juice” with Travis McCoy. After this, he gained media attention and started having his own fan base.   He released his first debut album titled “Young on Probation” and it was a huge success.

That success sort of launched his career and then he joined Lil Wayne’s label, “Young Money Entertainment”. Then he sang the single “Deuces” alongside Kevin McCall and Chris Brown. The song was number 1 on the Billboard Hot R & B and also 14 on the United States Billboard Hot 100.

Tyga made his first studio album for the record label, Cash Money Records and Republic Records, and Young Money Entertainment. He started working for other celebrities like Chris Brown and Bow Wow. Furthermore, he signed with Good Music Imprint owned by Kanye West to start another chapter in his career journey.

In 2015, Careless World was number 4 on the USA Billboard. The following year, it was announced by Kanye that Tyga joined Good Music. The news was received by people and they saw it as a way for him to re-launch his career.

Age, Weight, and Height

Tyga was born on November 19, 1988, and he is currently 31 years old.  He is 1.71 ft tall and weighs about 70 kg

Tyga Net Worth

In 2018, Tyga net worth was about $3 million but it has since increased. His fortune comes from album sales, collaborations with other superstars, and endorsement deals. He has sold about 700,000 albums, and 15 million songs and released more than 4 studio albums. He has appeared in several movies like Dope in 2015, and Boo! A Madea Halloween in 2016, Barbershop: The Next Cut in 2016, and Going Under in 2017.

Another source of income is the merchandise and ads on his YouTube channel. Additionally, the rapper owns a clothing line named “Last Kings”.

As for properties, he has a studio apartment in New York. Tyga also has a mansion that he rented for a million dollars. The mansion is right next to Kim Kardashian’s house. He pays a rental of $50,000 every month for the house. Tyga’s net worth is currently estimated at about $5 million.

Personal Life

Tyga and Blac Chyna met on the 5th of October, 2011 and she became his leading lady in the video for “Rack City”. On the 9th of November that same year, they both started dating officially. The following year, on the 11th of October, Chyna gave birth to their son, King Cairo Stevenson.

The rapper bought a house worth $6.5 million for his family in Calabasas, California and both parents got a tattoo of their child’s name. By December, it was confirmed that both of them were engaged. However, two years later, they separated.

Months after his breakup, Tyga started dating television personality, Kylie Jenner. The relationship caused lots of uproars in the tabloids and on social media due to their age difference. The consent age in California is 18 but they reportedly started dating when Kylie was just 16 years.

After her 18th birthday, they both went public with their relationship. Then in 2017, they ended their relationship. In 2015, the rappers’ nude pictures surfaced online. It was alleged that the picture was sent to Mia Isabella, a transgender adult movie star. The rapper has also had his share of legal issues. He was sued by 2 women in 2012 for $10 million.

Apparently, after they appeared in his “Make it Nasty” video, he promised he would edit some parts of the video out but he didn’t. So, the video was released showing their nipples without their consent. The following year, another woman sued him for fraud, invasion of privacy, sexual battery, and emotional distress.

She was also in the video and her topless dancing was released after she was promised it would be edited out.

Conclusion

Finally, this post talked about Tyga net worth, personal life, childhood, and career development. He is one of the fast-rising rappers in the music industry, and there is no doubt that his fortune will keep increasing as time goes on.

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