Tyga, a backronym for Thank You God Always, is a celebrated name in the world of music. This American artist, rapper, musician, hip-hopper has been in the news several times for both good and bad reasons. If there has been much buzz around his extravagant interest of changing the color of his car monthly simultaneously, there has been viral reports about his car being reposed for not meeting payments!
Living lavishly, facing criticism and appreciation, making news, loving and being loved Tyga has a lot about him that the world needs to know. Keep reading to know about the net worth of Tyga in 2018.
Early Life & Biography
American artist with Vietnamese and Jamaican descent, Micheal Ray Stevenson was born in Compton, California in 1989 on the 19th day of November. His upbringing has been discussed quite often as he claims to be raised in a low socioeconomic background.
However, on the other hand, there have been some leaked videos where he could be seen claiming to be brought up in a “well to do” family where his parents had a Range Rover. When he was about 12, the family shifted to Gardena, California. He was fond of music since an early age and grew up listening to Eminem, Fabolous, Lil Wayne and many others
As for his personal life, he dated Blac Chyna, and in October 2012, a son King Cairo Stevenson was born to them. Tyga announced in December 2012 that the couple is engaged, however, the pair split in 2014. Later he dated young Kardashian, Kylie Jenner who was just 16 at that time and this relationship also ended in 2017. In 2015, the leak of a nude photo of Tyga created a fuss worldwide.
Career, Awards, & Nominations
Tyga’s career started with his debut album “No Introduction” in 2008. Then he released various mixtapes like “Young on Probation,” and was signed to Young Money Entertainment. He is known for his works like “Hookah,” “Make it nasty,” “Do My Dance,” “Molly,” Dope, “Faded,” “Rack City” etc. Many of his songs have been loved worldwide. His second studio album was released in 2012, namely “Careless World: Rise of the last King.” This was a major success and was positioned 4 on the US Billboard 200 with a sale of around 400k copies in the US.
His next studio album named “Hotel California” was released in 2013 and was placed seven on the Billboard 200 chart. He has launched many albums till now after these. He has been awarded the Much Music video award in the category of MuchVIBE video of the year. He has also been nominated ten times for World Music Awards, once for Grammy and thrice for BET awards.
Net Worth & Earning
Though Tyga earns a lot and lives a lavish lifestyle, he has been unable to meet his expenses like lease payment of his car, taxes, payment of pricey jewels for himself, rent, etc. The primary source of his income is the concerts he does and the various small parts he plays in movies, and endorsements. Presently, his net worth is estimated to be around $4 million.
Tyga is accused of non-payment of his taxes from the years 2011 to 2016 which is $890,183.57. When he was blessed with a son with Blac, he purchased a house for $6.5 million for the family. He has more than 5 luxury cars, and he is in love with gold. A gold phone case, 6 gold watches, 3 king tut pendant necklaces, 3 gold animal cuffs, and many chain bracelets show his immense love for precious jewels. He gifted $300,000 Ferrari to Kylie on her 18th birthday.
No one knows what’s in the womb of time, but yeah let’s just hope the coming years will unfold marvelous songs from Tyga and hopefully there will be a way out for him to pay his debts before the officials seize his assets and his worth turns negative. His new album is on the way to release soon so keep waiting for something trilling, and exciting maybe while listening to hits he has already made.