Tory Lanez: Bio, Net Worth, Tour, Controversy

How much is Tory Lanez worth?

Tory Lanez Net Worth: $1.5 Million

Famous hip hop recording artists from Canada, Daystar Peterson is best known by his stage name Tory Lanez.

Tory Lanez

Lanez first gained recognition from media and other artists after he released his mixtape Lost Cause in the year 2014. A single from the mixtape ‘Say it’ also ranked 23rd on Billboard Hot 100.

Currently, the he is signed to Interscope Records and Mad Love Records.

Early Life

Daystar Peterson was born on 27th July of 1992 in Ontario of Canada. He is the son of Sonstar Peterson and Luella Peterson who are from Barbados and Caribbean island Curacao respectively.

Initially, his family lived in Montreal but later moved to Miami.

Daystar’s mother died when he was very young and his father, started working as a missionary and a minister. Eventually, his family moved from state to state in US.

However, in 2006, because of Lanez’s behaviorial issues, he had to move to Orane Forrest in New York where he lived with his elder brother.

Later on, he got sent to his grandmother. However, she refused to look after him. It was then Lanez started to live on his own. He was only 15.


The educational detail about the rap artists is not available. However, Tory did go to high school and he dropped out when he was 16.

Early Career

Tory practiced rapping from a very young age but stopped after his mother’s death. However, after he started to live on his own, he began to rap and even nicknamed himself Notorious. Later adopting the name ‘Tory Lanez.’

By the age, if 17, young Troy had started performing in outdoor concerts.


As a Hip-hop Artist

Lanez released his first ever mixtape in 2009. The mixtape was titled T.L 2 T.O. At the time he lived in South Florida, and he also directed some music videos for his songs and also posted them on YouTube.

Sean Kingston noticed Tory’s skills and in 2010 he Sean contacted him to meet up. Tory got an opportunity to perform live as they met at a Justin Bieber’s tour.

In the same year, Tory released other mixtapes like One Verse One Hearse, Mr. 1 Verse Killah, and many others.

Furthermore, next year in 2011, he signed to Time is Money Entertainment which is Kingstone’s label. With the label, Lanez released Swavey, Chixtape and Mr. Peterson. But soon Tory left deciding to be an independent artist.

In 2012 and 2013, Tory released mixtapes Sincerely Tory and Conflicts of My Soul.

Followed by the release of mixtape Chixtape II in 2014, in April of the same year, Tory also released These Things Happen Tour (behind the scenes and Public Swave Announcement.

On 2nd June of the same year, he offered tribute to Teyana Taylor (singer) by releasing his song Teyana.

Throughout 2014, Tory released many singles and mixtapes like The Godfather, Talk On Road, Balenciagas including the mixtape which provided the artists a lot of exposure, Lost Cause. The mixtape released on 1st October of 2014 even though it was supposed to release on 29th September of the same year.

In the same year, Lanez also announced his first tour and it was in conjunction to the same mixtape.

On 3rd April of 2015, he made an announcement that he was about to release a collaboration with Record producers WeDidIt. In 2015, Tory released numerous singles like In For It, Ric Flair, Karrueche, and others.

Debut album and Recent Works

Furthermore, on 31st July of 2015, Tory released ‘Say It’ which is his first single from his debut album. In the same year, he also revealed that he signed a contract with Interscope Records and Benny Blanco’s Mad Love Records.

Later on 18th September, he released another single B.L.O.W followed by mixtapes The New Toronto and Chixtape III at the end of 2015. The second single from his debut album ‘LA Confidential’ was released on 18th January of 2016.

In the same year, he also performed ‘Say it’ at Jimmy Kimmel Live!. He also released Tim Duncan and Real Addresses in March of 2016.

Throughout the year 2016, Troy released many singles like For Real, Unforgetful, Luv including two remixes for Controlla by Drake and I Got the Keys by DJ Khaled.

Lanez Tour


Tory along with ASAP Ferg announced their tour The Level Up Tour on 1st April of 2016. The duo also promoted the tour by performing Line Up the Flex on 8th April.

Awards and Nominations

Tory has not yet won any award. However, the artist has been nominated for many awards like Much Music Video Awards and also a Grammy Awards for his single Luv in 2017.

Personal Information

Name Tory Lanez
Birthdate   27, 1992
Birth Place Toronto, Canada
Profession Rapper, Hip-hop artist
Mother’s Name Luella Peterson
Father’s Name Sonstar Peterson
Siblings N/A
Height 5’ 7″ (170 cm)
Weight 70 kg (155 lbs)
Body Measurement N/A
Horoscope Leo
Net Worth $1.5 Million

Relationships, Dating, and Marriage

It has not been confirmed if the actor is dating with anyone.

However, he is not married and also does not have children.

Social Reach

Tory Lanez has a total of 1.3 Million followers on his official Instagram page. He also has 360 thousand followers on his official Twitter page.

Net Worth

The estimated net worth of Tory Lanez is $1.5 Million. He earned the sum through his career as a hip-hop artist.

Rumors and Controversies

Tory has gotten into many debates which include feud with famous artists like Drake and Jacquees.

On 26th March of 2016, he also had a conflict with security at Texas resulting in legal actions taken against him.

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