Birth Day November 19th, 1989
Birth Place Compton, California, USA
Age 34 Years Old
Zodiac Sign Scorpio

About Tyga

Tyga is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, actor, and TV personality. He is famous for his major label debut album "Careless World: Rise of the Last King" which included the successful singles "Rack City", "Faded" (featuring Lil Wayne), "Far Away" (featuring Chris Richardson), "Still Got It" (featuring Drake), and "Make It Nasty". The album was followed by Hotel California (2013), The Gold Album: 18th Dynasty (2015), BitchImTheShit2 (2017), Kyoto (2018), and Legendary (2019). He began his music career with his debut mixtape, "Young On Probation" in 2007 and after that, he signed a recording contract with Young Money Entertainment, Cash Money Records, and Republic Records in 2008. "No Introduction" is the name of his first music album released on June 10, 2008, by Decaydance. He made his film debut playing the role of a student in the movie Mac & Devin Go to High School (2012). He first appeared in the TV series "Backstage Pass" in 2008 as himself. Outside of his music career, he has made a cameo in the 2017 film Once Upon a Time in Venice and took part in the 2021 series of The Masked Singer.

Tyga Early Life and Family Background

Tyga was welcomed by his parents on November 19, 1989. He is from Compton, California, United States. Tyga is not his birth name but Micheal Ray Stevenson is the full name of this rapper. He was born to Vietnamese-Jamaican parents with whom he lived till the age of 11 before he moved to Gardena, California. He got his nickname, "Tyga" from his mother, Pasionaye Nguyen, calling him Tiger Woods which also stands for "Thank You God Always". He claimed he grew up in a well-to-do home, where his parents drove a Range Rover. His cousin, Travis McCoy, was a member of Gym Class Heroes who was the one that introduced Tyga to music and rap. He is American when it comes to his nationality while he belongs to African-American ethnicity as he is of Vietnamese and Jamaican descent. He grew up listening to Fabolous, Lil Wayne, Cam'ron, and Eminem. Due to this, his interest in music rise, and started to pursue his career in music. He celebrated his 33rd birthday in 2022. 

For his education, Tyga attended Gardena High School which is located in Los Angeles, California. 

Tyga's music career

  • Tyga entered his music career by releasing his debut mixtape titled "Young On Probation" in 2007. During that time, he also formed the record label G.E.D. Inc. (Grinding every day, Getting every dollar, or Getting educated daily). 
  • His first independent album, "No Introduction" was released on June 10, 2008. The album was preceded by the singles "Coconut Juice", and "Diamond Life". 
  • In late 2008, Tyga signed a new record deal with Lil Wayne's Young Money Entertainment. He then released the mixtape "Fan of a Fan" with singer Chris Brown and producers DJ Ill Will and DJ Rockstar.  
  • The rapper got his breakthrough with the release of his second album and major label, "Careless World: Rise of the Last King" on February 21, 2012, which was released by Young Money Entertainment, Cash Money Records, and Universal Republic Records. The album reached no. 4 on the US Billboard Top 200 that also included hit singles including "Far Away", "Still Got It", and "Rack City". 
  • His sixth single, "Do My Dance" was released on October 2, 2012, featuring 2 Chainz which also peaked at #79 on the Billboard Hot 100. He also produced and co-directed a multi-AVN award-nominated crossover adult film, "Rack City: The XXX Movie" in 2012. 
  • His third studio album, "Hotel California", was released on April 9, 2013. The album included singles such as "Dope", "Show You", and "Molly". 
  • On August 27, 2013, he released a new single with DJ Mustard, "Throw It Up". The same year, "Wait for a Minute", a song that collaborated with Canadian singer, Justin Bieber was released. He then released a song called "Hookah" which features the rapper Young Thug in 2014. 
  • In February 2015, he released a collaborative album with Chris Brown, titled "Fan of a Fan: The Album". 
  • On July 24, 2015, his reality show "Kingin' with Tyga" premiered on MTV2. On September 7, 2016, Kanye West announced that Tyga was signed to his GOOD Music imprint, under the aegis of Def Jam Recording. 
  • In 2017, he starred as Jamal Elliot in the third season of the VH1 slasher television series, "Scream" which premiered in 2019. 
  • On July 21, 2017, he released his fifth studio album, "BitchImTheShit2". On February 16, 2018, he released his sixth studio album, "Kyoto" which included the hit single "Taste" which became one of the biggest songs of summer 2018.  
  • Tyga then released the gold-certified single, "Swish" and a platinum-certified song, "Dip" featuring Nicki Minaj. In June 2019, his seventh album titled "Legendary" was released. The same year, he released the single "Go Loko". 
  • In July 2020, he partnered with businessman Robert Earl to launch a virtual kitchen brand called "Tyga Bites". After a year, he competed in the sixth season of The Masked Singer as "Dalmatian". He was the first of Group B to be eliminated.

Tyga Wife and Girlfriend

Tyga was a married man previously two times. He tied the knot to his firs wife, Jordan Craig in the year 2010 which ended after a year in 2011. After that, he married his second-wife, Blac Chyna. The duo is also blessed with a son namely, King Cairo (born on 16th October 2012). On October 5, 2011, Tyga met the American model Blac Chyna at Chris Brown and Bow Wow’s party in the Miami Strip Club named King Of Diamonds. Because of Blac’s busy schedule, the couple wasn’t spending much time together, but however, they managed to establish a relationship that officially started on November 9, 2011. Blac even became Tyga's leading lady in his "Rack City" music video. On December 11, 2012, they decided to go even further by getting engaged. The couple remained together until August 12, 2014, when they officially separated. Apart from her marriage, his name has been linked with Kiely Williams, Jenna Shea, Chanel Iman, Leaux Lolo Steez, Logan Browning, Heather Sanders, Seiko Huffman, Honey Cocaine, Sophia Body, Mia Isabella, Skin, Anjali Ranadive, Kylie Jenner, Annalu Cardoso, Molly O'Malia, Val Mercado, Brittany Renner, Demi Rose, Amina Blue, Iggy Azalea, Tammy Hembrow, Amanda Trivizas, among other. 

Everything To Know About Avril Lavigne

Most recently, Tyga and singer Avril Lavigne were rumored to be dating after they were seen together in Paris in March 2023. Later that month, they seemingly confirmed their relationship by sharing a kiss during Paris Fashion Week. Tyga and his girlfriend, Avril is enjoying their present life a lot and it seems their relationship will go on for a long time. 

Tyga Net Worth

Tyga is a successful rapper who started off his career by releasing mixtapes and eventually signing record deals with several well-known record labels. He has released seven studio albums, three compilation albums, 46 music videos, and 75 singles & has sold 12.2 million digital singles and more than 600,000 albums as a solo artist to date. As of March 2023, the net worth of Tyga is estimated to have $5 million. He made this fortune from his album sales, digital music streaming, social media endorsements, businesses, and live shows and features. His main source of wealth comes from the music industry. He is one of the biggest hitmakers in the music industry. He is making his annual income in millions of dollars. He made around $350,000 from the sale of his album “We Are Young Money” in 2009. Likewise, he made $365,000 from his album “Careless World: Rise of the Last King”. 

In 2014 IRS hit Tyga with $120,000 of unpaid tax bills. In 2018, Tyga sued Lil Wayne, owner of Young Money, and Birdman, owner of Cash Money record label, for not paying him royalties for several years. He charges around $41,000 for a sponsored post on the platform. He also purchased the mansion for Blac Chyna after their son was born. He lived like a king in several Calabasas estates, but they all were rented. He was sued by the former landlords in June 2015 for failing to pay more than $80,000 in rent. He was sued once again by a different landlord for failing to pay more than $50,000 in rent at another Calabasas house. His collection of cars includes Ferrari 812 Superfast, Rolls Royce Cullinan Black Badge, Lamborghini Aventador S Custom, Bugatti Veyron, Mercedes G500 4×4, Ferrari La-Ferrari, and Mercedes GLS 600. He has signed an endorsement contract with Reebok. Aside from that, Tyga has endorsed 138 Water, CRISP, LA Gear, and boohooMAN. He has also appeared in a TV commercial for Foot Locker in 2013, together with the former NBA superstar Shaquille O’Neal. He runs his clothing store named Last Kings in Los Angeles, California. His merchandise includes hats, shirts, and other products, which can be attributed to 20% of his concert tour earnings. He is living a luxurious lifestyle at a moment. 

Tyga Height and Weight

Tyga is a handsome man with a standing height of 5 feet 7 inches or 170 cm or 1.70 m. His body weight consists of 64 kg or 141 lbs. She has a slim body type with a charming appearance. He loves tattoos and his body is filled with several tattoos. He had his first tattoo when he was just 14. He also has a G.E.D. Inc tattoo above his right eyebrow. He has a dark complexion with black hair color and brown-colored eyes. She often wears a hat. His shoe size is speculated to be 9 (US).

Tyga is one of those rappers who exercises. He exercises 5 days a week including Saturday and does a typical Split Training Program. He has never looked upon his diet and ate whatever he wanted to. He has got a healthy body as of now. His exercise includes the Back and Biceps, Chest, and Triceps, & Legs and Shoulders.

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