How Much is Tyga Worth?
- 1 How Much is Tyga Worth?
- 2 Early Life
- 3 Career
- 4 Personal Life
- 5 Social Reach
- 6 Net Worth
Michael Ra Stevenson, famously known by his stage name Tyga is an American Rap Artist. Signed by the Young Money Entertainment, Cash Money Records as well as Republic Records, he is also popular for being the lover of the famous reality Tv star- Kylie Jenner.
From his earnings from his albums and records, he currently has an estimated worth of around $2 million.
Tyga was born Michael Ray Stevenson on November 19, 1989, in Compton, California. He spent most of his childhood there but later shifted to Garden, California when he was aged 11-12. He has the blood of both Vietnamese and Jamaica descent.
Coming from a well-off family, he is the cousin of the famed singer Travis McCoy of the band Gym Class Heroes. Despite claiming that he was raised up in a low economic family, it was leaked later on that his family was already well-established and his parents even drove a range rover.
He also stated that his name came from the nickname his mom gave him- Tiger Woods.
There is no information on when and from where he graduated.
Growing up as a teen, he used to listen to Fabolous, Lil Wayne, Cam’ron and Eminem. These people were his inspiration he claims.
Listening to Rap music, he started rapping as well and soon debuted from the Decaydance Records with his first official album.
Debut and Fame
Tyga’s debut album named- No Introduction released through the Decaydance Records on June 10, 2008. The album turned out to be his big achievement. A song from the album- Diamond Life was even used in the video games like- Need For Speed: Undercover and Madden NFL 2009. The song became famous, and it was even used in the film- Fighting.
After the success of his first album, he released several mixtapes. In 2007, his mixtape- Young On Probation even got him signed to the Young Money Entertainment. Tyga further created the Fan Of Fan along with Chis Brown. It also featured other popular artists like- Bow Wow, Lil Wayne, and Kevin McCall. His track- Deuces, released in the year 2010. He released it as a debut single of the mixtape. As soon as it’s release, it became the 14th Billboard Hot 100 of 2010 and reached no one on the Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs in the same year. The track gained so much fame that it even received a Grammy Nomination for the Best Rap/Sung Collaboration.
Breakthrough and other ventures
Following the success of his previous album, he again released his second studio album- Careless World: Rise of the Last King on 21 February 2012. He also released a mixtape called #BitchImTheShit while preparing for the album release. His second single Still Got It and his third single Rack City got included in the Billboard Hot 100.
After the successful ventures, he went on to release several more singles like- Faded, Do My Dance, Coconut Juice, as well as Well Done Three. With his loyal fan base on his side, he released his third studio album- Hotel Calfornia on April 9, 2013. He then released the second part of the Fan Of Fan mixtape again with Chris Brown. Although the album made it to the Billboard Top 200, this album received mixed reviews from the critics and was less successful than his debut album.
Again in the year 2013, August 27, Tyga released his Gold Album: 18th Dynasty. This album was, however, released independently. He also released the same album for streaming online through Spotify and later on Apple Music.
|Name: Michael Ray Stevenson||Michael Ray Stevenson|
|Date of Birth: November 19, 1989||November 19,1989|
|Place of Birth: Compton, California USA||Compton, California USA|
|Profession: Rapper, TV star||Rapper, TV star|
|Marital Status: In a relationship||In a Relationship|
|Net Worth||$2 Million|
Dating and Love Life
Tyga engaged his ex-fiance, Blac Chyna after the couple met on the F.A.M.E Tour After Party in Miami. After dating for a while, the couple officially came out to the public media on November 9, 2012, posing for the cover of Urban Ink. They engaged in the December of 2012, and also have a son together. However, they did not last long and split two years after in 2014.
After the couple split, he was seen with the reality TV Star Kylie Jenner. After reportedly dating Kylie, just 16 years old at the time, the couple sparked controversy for underage dating. The couple has been in an on and off relationship since 2015.
The popular rapper is famous both on and off the internet. Being an active user, he has 11.9 million followers on Instagram and 7.5 million followers on Twitter.
Earning from his Billboard hit albums as well as from brand endorsement, Tyga has the total net worth value of $2 million.
Rumors and Controversy
Tyga Robbed by unknown assailants
In the year 2008, Tyga was attacked and robbed by unknown people. They took away his jewelry and cash on him. Later his pair of diamond chains that was robbed was spotted in the hands of the local rapper- 40 Glocc. Tyga later stated that despite his chains showed up on the rapper’s hands, it was not his doing.
Tyga Sued by Video Models
In 2012, Tyga got sued by three separate models who appeared in Tyga’s music video. Reportedly Tyga showed their nipples in the video without their consent. They filed for sexual battery, fraud, invasion of privacy and emotional distress.
Beverly Hills jeweler Sue Tyga for unpaid bills
The rapper was sued by a Beverly Hills Jeweller Jason for not paying the worth of jewelry despite saying that he will. He had borrowed a diamond pantheon watch and Cuban Link Chain for which he never paid and did not return as well.
After being sick and unable to proceed the lawsuit, he paid back the $100k owed to the client.