Born: November 19, 1989
Weight: 141 lbs
Nationality: African American, Vietnamese
Tyga is a rap artist out of the United States and has an estimated net worth of $5 million. The rap musician is recognized by the name Tyga which means Thank God Always. Tyga’s real name is Michael Ray Nguyen-Stevenson and he was born in California on November 19, 1989. This rising star has a unique heritage of Vietnamese and also Jamaican origin. He grew up in the troubled and infamous Compton, California where other rap artists like Dr. Dre, Ice Cube and others hail from.
Tyga’s road to stardom started back in 2008, when he recorded a song with his cousin Travie McCoy entitled “Coconut Juice”. This song got him a lot of notoriety in the underground rap world and helped him to become more well known in larger hip hop circles. He eventually signed a record deal to Lil’ Wayne’s record company Young Money Entertainment which is under the Universal Records label.
In 2012 the album Careless World: Rise of the Last King was Tyga’s major record label debut and from that album it produced the hit singles “Faded”, “Make It Nasty” and “Far Away”. Due to his success in hip hop Tyga’s personal life is something many people are interested in and has been something of a soap opera of sorts. In 2012 he met stripper/model, Blac Chyna and eventually they had a son together and named him King Cairo Stevenson. Recently though he has been dating Kylie Jenner which has made him a tabloid subject as well
He’s been getting into more businesses since becoming a hip hop star and has since opened a clothing store called Last Kings in LA. It’s been rumored that he spent around $120,000 to furnish the store.