Tyga is a popular television personality from the USA. He started his career in 2007 by releasing multiple demo tapes. Today, he is one of the leading singers and rappers. In this article, we will talk about interesting facts of his life and Tyga Net Worth in 2020.
Tyga got his inspiration from listening to Fabolous, Eminem, and other rappers. He was enthusiastic enough to explore this rap culture and entered rap contests with friends from his school.
He got the opportunity to work with multiple record labels in 2008. However, he got his early success in 2011 with the album Careless World: Rise of the Last King.
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Tyga Net Worth and Overview
|Net Worth||$5 Million|
|Occupation||Rapper, singer, songwriter, actor.|
|Date of Birth||November 19, 1989|
|Height||5’8” ft. or 1.71m|
|Spouse(s)||Jordan Craig(m. 2010, annulled 2010)|
|Children||King Cairo Stevenson|
|Country of Origin||The United States of America|
|Source of Wealth||Music Albums and Mixtapes|
|Instagram Followers||20.5 million|
|Twitter Followers||4.9 million|
|YouTube Subscribers||9.25 million|
|Last Updated||December 2020|
On November 19, 1989, in Compton, California, Tyga was born to Vietnamese and Jamaican parents. He was brought up there till his age was eleven or twelve and then moved to Gardena, California.
It is believed that Tyga was greatly influenced by a low socioeconomic background and street life during his childhood days. His mother called him Tiger Woods and that is where he got his nickname of Tyga from. Tyga attended the Gardena High School.
Talking about Tyga`s career, it began with him releasing a multitude of demo tapes and mixtapes. His 2007 mixtape as a debut became the cynosure of his cousin brother’s eyes who seeing his young talent, offered him a record deal with the independent label DCD2 Records.
No Introduction, released on Decaydance Records on 10th June 2008, became Tyga`s first independent album. One of the songs from his cover was used in Need for Speed: Undercover and Madden NFL 2009.
One of his lead singles of the mixtape, the Deuces track reached #14 on the Billboard Hot 100 and number 1 on the Billboard Hot R&B/ Hip-Hop songs by 2010. The track was then nominated for Best Rap/Sung Collaboration at the 53rd Grammy Awards.
His first official single, Far Away, reached the peak at 86 on the Billboard Hot 100. Next, Rack City attained great commercial success and debuted as 94 on the Billboard Hot 100.
Tyga, in 2012, also produced and co-directed in a multi-AVN award-nominated crossover adult film, Rack City: The XXX Movie. His third album, Hotel California, was less successful.
He also premiered “Wait for a Minute” featuring Justin Bieber that was released in iTunes on 22nd October 2013. Tyga also featured on Chris Brown`s single “Loyal” that peaked at number 9 on the US Billboard Hot 100.
In February 2015, he released with Chris Brown a collaborative album titled “Fan of a Fan: The Album” that peaked at #7 on the Billboard Hot 200. The single “Taste” released in 2018 turned out to be one of the biggest songs of summer 2018.
List of Awards –
- Soul Train Music Award for Best Dance Performance
- Soul Train Music Award for Best Collaboration
- Rhythm & Bars Award
- MuchMusic Video Award for Best Rap Video
At the F.A.M.E Tour After Party, Tyga met Blac Chyna along with Chris Brown at King of Diamonds in Miami. In Tyga`s “ Rack City” music video, Blac Chyna then became his leading lady. On November 9, 2011, they declared themselves as an official couple.
The couple was blessed with a baby boy on October 16, 2012, whom they named King Cairo Stevenson. However, things took a sudden and an awful turn in 2014 when the couple split.
The news of Tyga`s next relationship with Kylie Jenner spread like a wildfire fanning controversy because of the difference in ages. They split in the year 2017.
Tyga was been sued by two women in 2012 who appeared in his “Make It Nasty” video. The women claimed that the video was supposed to be edited but it wasn’t and it revealed their private parts without consent.
In 2013, Tyga was sued again for sexual battery, fraud, invasion of privacy, and infliction of emotional distress by a woman who appeared in the video.
On 4th September 2013, Beverly Hills-based jeweler Jason sued Tyga for not paying for roughly $91000 worth of jewelry.
Also, a judge ordered Tyga to pay an $80,000 settlement to a former landlord, who rented a home to the rapper in the city of California. In September 2015, he was placed a tax lien for $19,000 in unpaid taxes by the state of California.
Many fans and music personalities criticized Tyga for dating an underaged Kylie Jenner. He was 25 years old, and Jenner was yet to cross the 18-year old mark.
He also made a sexual rap verse about dating Kylie. In June 2019, the music band Chvrches made a tweet criticizing Chris Brown and Tyga for making sexual remarks about his relationship with Jenner.
What is Tyga Net Worth in 2020?
Tyga is one of the very popular TV personalities. He has done several hit shows and albums. Tyga also has a YouTube channel that has over 9 million subscribers. He has made a decent fortune in these years. Tyga Net Worth in 2020 is estimated to be $5 million.
Unknown Facts About Tyga
- A leaked video came out in 2013, which showed that Tyga was brought up in a family with decent wealth. This is contrary to what he states about his early life.
- In 2015, a nude picture of Tyga was leaked online which was allegedly sent to transsexual pornographic actress Mia Isabella.
- In June 2008, some unknown assailants robbed Tyga of his jewelry.
- He got his first tattoo at the age of 14 and now has some 50 of them.
- Tyga loves exotic animals.
- Tyga also has an obsession with gold and sneakers.
Tyga is a TV personality who has worked in different domains of entertainment. He has seen a lot of ups and downs in his career.
A few of his albums did exceptionally well, and some failed miserably. However, Tyga’s talent and hard work have earned him a large fan following on the social media platform. Tyga Net Worth in 2020 is $5 million.