A classy model and American rapper, Trina is also known as Katrina Laverne “Trina” Taylor. Before joining this hip-hop world, Trina worked as a real estate agent. When she appeared on Trick Daddy’s 2nd album containing the single Nann Nigga, her popularity soared.
Trina has successfully dropped 5 hit studio albums throughout her journey as of now.
Apart from her career, Trina loves to visit spas, try out water sports, and bowl. Originating from Miami, she has a soft corner for seafood. To know more about the rapper, let us dig deeper.
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Trina Net Worth and Overview
|Net Worth||$6 million|
|Date of Birth||3/12/1978|
|Height||5 ft 2 in (1.575m)|
|Source of wealth||Professional Rapper|
|Country of Origin||United States of America|
|Last updated||February 2021|
On December 3, 1978, Katrina Laverne “Trina” Taylor set her foot on this world in Miami, Florida. You might not guess this, but she is of mixed cultures. Her mother originally originates from the Bahamas and her father comes from the Dominican Republic.
Growing up in Pembroke Isle, Florida, Trina grew an interest in music. She attended Miami Northwestern Senior High School for her schooling. During her free time, she used to write rap rhymes.
Trina was a majorette in that high school and later graduated in 1992 from there.
During her spare time, she used to focus on pursuing her rapping career. Her rap rhymes grabbed the attention of another Miami rapper Trick Daddy.
You will see that Trick Daddy approached Trina to take part in his song Nann Nigg in 1988. This marked the beginning of Trina’s musical career.
We have already covered the starting of Trina’s career. After her debut, she became a household name in the world of hip-hop rapidly. Gradually, Trina received public attention and became the queen of the South.
Her single peaked at the 62nd position on the United States Billboard Hot 100. It stood number 3 on the rap songs list.
Thanks to her solo rap, Trina signed a deal with the Slip-n-Slide Records, which has distributions from Atlantic Records. Later, she started working on her first debut album.
To her surprise, it took only a year to complete her album. On 21st March 2000, Trina released her first album Da Baddest Bitch. The album, immediately after its release, stood 33rd on the top 200 of the US Billboard.
On the Hip-hop/R&B albums chart, Trina’s Da Baddest Bitch received a gold certification from the RIAA.
For almost 29 weeks, the album stayed on the top 200 Billboard list. Not only that, it kept its place on the R&B/Hip-hop album chart for 49 consecutive weeks. Sounds amazing, right? That’s how Trina climbed the ladders of her success.
The album crept in at 10th place on the Billboard Chart after Trina finalized a deal with Slip-N-Slide/Atlantic records.
After 2 years, she dropped another album entitled Disney Princess. This accumulated producers from all around the world to sing Trina’s praises.
After her debut albums reached the peak of success, Trina created an impact in the rapping world.
Moreover, she was a girl rapper, which was very rare back in those days. Why would not she be popular? Her first album sold more than 700,000 copies alone in the United States.
Trine further released 2 mixtapes and 3 solo albums that brought her huge success. Both her career and personal life have faced constant evolution.
Not to forget that she was a host as well. Yes, our rapper was a co-host on Tiny Tonight, a late-night talk show by Tameka Cottle. Other hosts included Cottle herself, Tamar Braxton, and Claudia Jordan. On December 17th, 2012, the show got featured on VH1.
2017 saw Trina’s return. S\he released her 6th studio album “The One”. In the same year, she was declared to be one of the main cast members of Love & Hip-Hop: Miami Season 1.
As of 2021, you will glad to know that her Da Baddest Bitch is still in the hype. It has peaked on the US R&B and US Rap charts. On the United States Independent Chart, her album Amazin’ climbed first place.
Highlights and Achievements
Her first two solo song and album paved their way to the Billboard Hot 100. She got nominated for the best female Hip-Hop artist at the BET awards.
In 2010, she received the ACE award for the Power of Influence Award. Other than that, Trina received many nominations and top places in charts.
Age, Height, and Weight
Born on 3rd December 1978, Trina is of 46 years old now. She has a height of 5 ft 2 inches and a weight of 59 kgs. All these combined, she worked as a perfect model for most of her career.
Back in 2005, Trina dated Lil Wayne. They were intimate and Trina got pregnant, unfortunately, resulting in a miscarriage. After 2 years, the couple split in the year 2007.
Trina has bisexual sexuality. Since 2015, she has been dating Raymond Taylor. Despite having multiple relationships in the past, Trina seems to be pretty serious about this one. Let’s see how the couple ends up.
Recently, after the death of George Floyd, Trina was under fire for addressing people as “animals”. Trina faced much backlash for this.
Trina Net Worth in 2021
Trina is an extremely successful rapper. Over the years, she has collaborated with many stars and sold millions of her copies.
All her workplaces great value. She has a highly diversified career as a female rapper, model, songwriter, and host. Trina’s net worth in 2021 is $6 million. All these bucks after years of struggle!