Tyga, who we can best fit the character of rags to riches story, is among the successful rappers in the world. The name Tyga which is an acronym of Than you God always fit him well because he is one hell of a spender and his lyrical content suits him too.so how did a poor man end up accruing such a net worth figure and also find his way to Young Money Entertainment and Cash Money Records?
Born in 1989 in California, Michael Ray Stevenson’s parents are of Jamaica and Vietnam descent. Nobody knows whether the parents were wealthy since he once said he was brought up in a low socioeconomic area and, at other times, a well to do home.
Tyga once dated Blac Chyna, whom he met in Miami back in 2011. They became a couple that same year, and their relationship resulted in a baby boy born in 2012 King Cairo Stevenson. In 2014 the couple split. He went to dating Kylie Jenner, the reality star, through the division back in 2016.
When he was a little boy, he used to like very much rappers such as Eminem, Fabolous and would listen to their music more often. Back in school, he would get into rap contest, and his cousin Travis McCoy helped him into the world of music.
McCoy introduced Tyga to Pete went who signed Tyga to bat Squad records, which was part of Decaydance records that released his debut album No introduction in 2008. Between 2008 and 2010, Tyga released several mixtapes such as Young on Probation, Fan of a Fan, and others. Some of the songs in these mixtapes are “Deuces,” Holla at me” “G Shit” among others.
Between 2011 and 2015 in the career journey of Tyga, he released a mixtape #BitchImTheShit and his second studio album Careless World: Rise of the Last King in 2012 with Young Money Entertainment, Cash Money Records. Some of the songs in this mixtape that did well on Billboard Hot 100 are “Far Away,” “still got it,” “Rack City,” “Faded,” and “Do my dance.”
It was the same year he co-directed and produced Rack City The XXX movie. In 2013 Tyga released Hotel California as his third studio album, and some of the songs that did well on charts are “Dope,” “For the Road,” Show You,” among others. In 2015 after parting away with Cash Money Records, Tyga released The Gold Album and 18th Dynasty and a collaborative album Fan of a Fan of the Album.
From 2016 to date, Tyga was signed by Kanye West to GOOD Music, and in 2012 he released his 5th studio album BitchlmTheShit2 and even got to join Scream television series.
Apart from music, Tyga also is an actor and has appeared in some films such as Dope 2015, Barbershop: The Next Cut 2016, Boo! A Madea Halloween 2016, and Going Under 2017.
Awards & Achievements
Tyga hasn’t achieved so much in music, something tangible that warrants him to get an award, but on MuchMusic Video Awards 2012, he received a distinction in the category of MuchVIBE Hip-Hop Video of the Year. He has also received nominations one in the Grammy Awards, four on BET Awards, ten on world Music Awards, among others.
Net Worth & Salary of Tyga
Tyga net worth fortune is estimated to be $6 million. He has earned his money not only through album sales of his own but also on numerous song collaborations he has done with various artists. To add to his net worth figures, other income channels are endorsement deals, YouTube ads, and also his merchandise.
Tyga is one of the best-known rappers in the world. Over the years, he has transformed himself from a teen rapper to an adult rapper, something that can be verified with his recent music lyrics. We are looking forward to seeing what he will be up to in the forthcoming years.