Michael Ray Nguyen-Stevenson, mostly known by his stage rapper name Tyga, was born on 19th November 1989. When he was merely 11 years old he moved California with his family. He was signed by Lil Wayne’s famous Young Money Entertainment management company, making him the well-known and famous American rapper he is today, throughout the world.
Growing up he used to listen to his favorite rappers, Lil Wayne and Eminem. Tyga belonged to a lower economic background and he was satirical on a show related to his upbringing.
Genres: Hip hop
Labels: GOOD/Def Jam, Last Kings, Decaydance, Republic, Cash Money
Associated acts: The Game, 2 Chainz, Honey C, Chris Brown, Lil Wayne, Kanye West, Jess Jackson
Albums: No Introduction , BitchImTheShit2, The Gold Album: 18th Dynasty, Hotel California, Kyoto, Careless World: Rise of the Last King
Films: Mac & Devin Go to High School, Dope, Barbershop: The Next Cut, Boo! A Madea Halloween, Once Upon a Time in Venice
Tyga’s first album was titled “No Introduction” which he released back in 2008 but before the release of the first album he had released a mixtape titled “Young on Probation” which gave him the limelight to get recognized by Young Money Entertainment management company.
After getting the well-deserved recognition he was instantly signed by Lil Wayne Young Money Entertainment company. Tyga’s single from the mixtape titled “Deuces” ended up reaching the 14th spot at the Billboard Hot 100, and not only that, the song was also nominated for the Grammy Awards.
Tyga then went on to release his second album that was titled “Careless World: Rise of the Last King” back in 2012. “Far Away” which was the first single on the album was released in May 2011, later the same year in October he released the second single “Still Got It” which reached the top charts at Billboard Hot 100 easily.
His second album was a massive success giving him the spotlight he needed in the mainstream music industry.
Tyga’s third album was titled “Hotel California” which was released in 2013 featured several big names in the music industry from 2 Chainz, Chris Brown to Rick Ross. His fourth album was released in 2014, which was named “The Golden Album: 18th Dynasty” and his next album titled “Kyoto” is set to be released in 2018.
Tyga has become a big name in the American Music Industry today and has featured with big artists like Kanye West, Nicki Minaj, Drake, Justin Bieber and Chris Brown.
Tyga has been in the news also because of his scandalous relationships in the past. He has dated several famous people over the years, from Kiely Williams in 2006, to Chanel Iman in 2009, and Blanc Chyna in 2011, and even had a son from her. Later, Tyga was in a relationship with Kylie Jenner which ended quite recently too.
Tyga Net Worth:
Tyga’s net worth is $2 million, and the majority of which comes through his career in rap music industry. Apart from that, a small portion of his net worth comes from his clothing line and store named “Last Kings” which is located in Los Angeles. The store is most famous for its extravagant decorations.
There have been several rumors about Tyga and his rented mansions. There was a rumor that Tyga bought a $6.5 million worth Mansion in Calabasas, California.
The mansion was enormous with its 7 bedrooms, 8 bathrooms, movie theatre, spa, waterfalls, pools, and gym. Although, later we got to find out that it was indeed a rented mansion and he didn’t actually purchase it.
Other than that Tyga has rented several mansions over the years, and even failed to pay $80k and $50k once to his landlords. Tyga has had issues with paying his taxes over the past as well putting him in trouble with the IRS, but now Tyga seems to be doing fine.