Tyga net worth: Tyga is an American rapper who has a net worth of $8 million. The rap artist known by the stage name Tyga (Thank You God Always) was born Michael Ray Nguyen-Stevenson. This up-and-comer of Vietnamese and Jamaican descent, was born in Los Angeles area and raised in a poor notorious neighborhood in Compton. His dream of becoming a rap star began to come true in 2008, when he recorded a song Coconut Juice with his cousin Travie McCoy. With this debut single he received recognition from critics and became known for the wider audience. Since, he has signed to Young Money Entertainment, Cash Money Records and Universal Republic Records. His major label debut Careless World: Rise of the Last King includes singles like the chart-topping Faded, Far Away and Make It Nasty. In March 2013, he released his third studio album titled Hotel California featuring well-established artists like Rick Ross, Nicki Minaj, Chris Brown, and Wiz Khalifa.