Who is rapper Tyga and what’s Tyga net worth in 2018? Rapper Tyga (Thank You God Always) best known to the masses as the ex-boyfriend to Blac Chyna and Kylie Jenner is one of those celebrities whose financial woes have been all over the headlines in the recent days.
Even though he appears to roll with cash and live a lavish lifestyle the rapper has been accused of failing to pay for his pricey jewels, his car reposed and not honoring his end of the bargain on the child support. Today we shall look at the Tyga net worth in 2018 and also reveal a few things you probably don’t know about Tyga.
Micheal Ray Stevenson was the name given to him by his parents when he was born in 1989 in Compton California. His upbringing is not well known since he has claimed he was brought up on a low socioeconomic area while some other sources he was brought up in a stable home setting where the parents used to drive a range rover. Tyga love for music started when he was young as he grew up listening to rappers such as Eminem, Lil Wayne, Fabulous among others.
On his personal life, Tyga once dated Blac Chyna that’s back in 2011 and even fathered a son with her named King Cairo Stevenson. They moved in together in 2012 and got engaged, but in 2014 the couple split up. He started dating one of the Kardashians that’s Kylie Jenner and back then she was 16, but the couple split up in 2017.
Tyga music career kicked off with a release of his debut studio album titled No Introduction back in 2008. The album was supported by three hits that’s “Diamond Life”, “Coconut Juice”, and “AIM”. “Diamond Life” is the song that is played in the video games Madden NFL 2009 and Need for Speed: Undercover. After the release of his debut album, Tyga released several mixtapes among them is Young on Probation which made him get signed to Young Money Entertainment, Fan of a Fan, among others.
Tyga second studio album was released in 2012 titled Careless World: Rise of the Last King. The album debuted to position four on the US Billboard 200 and had sold around 400k units across the U.S. His third studio album is titled Hotel California and was released in 2013. The album debuted to position seven on the Billboard 200 chart. His fourth being The Gold Album:18th Dynasty released in 2015. His fifth studio album was released in 2017 titled Bitch I’m the Shit 2. Currently, an album is set to be released titled Kyoto.
Other than music Tyga has been taking up roles in films and some of the films where he has appeared on are Dope 2015, Barbershop: The Next Cut 2016, Boo! A Madea Halloween and Once Upon a Time in Venice 2017.
On Tyga Awards and Achievements, one award that’s MuchMusic Video Awards in the category of MuchVIBE Hip-Hop Video of the Year. In spite of one award he has been nominated ten times in the World Music Awards, once to Grammy Awards, and thrice in BET Awards.
Net Worth, Salary & Income
At one-time Tyga’s net worth used to be $2.5 million. The source of Tyga net worth fortune was his sale of music and concert tour tickets. He also makes some money through collaboration and the roles he takes on films and television shows. Some of the songs that have earned him some good money are “Rack City”, sold 4 million copies, “Faded”sold around 2 million copies, “Hookah” sold around 500k units, “Dope” sold around 500k units and several others such as “Do My Dance”, ‘Molly”, and “Make it Nasty”.
In Current year, Tyga net worth is estimated to be around $500 thousand because he went broke in 2016 and again in 2017. In 2016, He was taken to court by his landlord for not paying rent. Then Tyga had a 2014 Maybach 62 S Landaulet convertible that was taken after he missed multiple payments. According to TMZ, he never got the car back. In September 2016, the rapper’s Ferrari was repossessed because Tyga failed to pay multiple lease payments.
Tyga has a less-than-stellar record of paying his bills and now the rapper owes an insane amount of money to the U.S. government. According to documents recently filed against Tyga by The State of California Franchise Tax Board, the “Rack City” rapper is accused of refusing to pay up on his taxes for the years 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016. The grand total of back taxes owed comes to $890,183.57. Till the date, Tyga unable to pay his Taxes but sources says that he is working with tax authorities to resolve this issue. If Tyga doesn’t pay what he owes to The State of California Franchise Tax Board, they could seize his assets. In the near future, Tyga’s net worth might slip away to a negative value if his debts keep on piling up.
10 Facts You Need To Know About Tyga
Tyga just came into the spotlight the other day through music, but by the fact, he dated Blac Chyna and also one of the Kardashian’s family member Kylie Jenner. Recently he has hit the headlines for the wrong reasons, but today we are here to reveal a few things you probably don’t know about Tyga.
1. His stage name Tyga means Thank You God Always.
2. Did you know that other than music Tyga has a watch line, he has a clothing line and has done some deals with Reebok?
3. Did you know that Tyga changes the colours of his cars each month?
4. He does love exotic animals and at one time owned a tiger.
5. One of his very favourite eating place is Mr Chow restaurant.
6. He loves chicken wings, and there is no hiding about it.
7. Talking of obsession, he is obsessed with Gold.
8. His favourite movie is “Paid in Full” and “Love & Basketball”.
9. Tyga can’t be able to sleep for more than 5 hours.
10. It’s interesting to know that Tyga started getting his tattoos when he was just 14 years old.
Tyga may have forgotten to pay his taxes for a few years, but Tyga’s net worth will definitely read a higher figure in 2019 considering he is now signed to take up the role of Jamal in the MTV Screams television series. Let’s just await what he has kept for us in the store this 2018.