Tyga net worth: Tyga is an American rapper who has a net worth of $5 million. The rap artist known by the stage name Tyga (Thank You God Always) was born Michael Ray Nguyen-Stevenson on November 19, 1989. This up-and-comer of Vietnamese and Jamaican descent, was born in Los Angeles area and raised in the notoriously poor neighborhood of 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 among a wider audience. Since his debut, 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. In 2011, Tyga met urban model/stripper, Blac Chyna, and shortly thereafter, the couple began appearing together publicly. In October of 2012, Tyga and Blac Chyna had a son named King Cairo Stevenson.
Tyga also operates a clothing store in Los Angeles called Last Kings. He reportedly spent $120,000 on interior decorations for the store.
Doesn't Tyga own a $6.5 million mansion in Calabasas, California??? No. Tyga has lived in several mansions in Calabasas, California, but they were rented. Tyga has also not exactly been an ideal tenant in some of these houses. In June 2015, Tyga was sued by one of his former landlords for failing to pay $80,000 in rent. With penalties and interest, the amount owed is $124,000. In July 2015, Tyga was sued by a different landlord for falling behind on $50,000 worth of rent at another Calabasas house. Tyga has also had several tax issues recently. In September 2015, the state of California hit Tyga with a bill for $19,000 worth of unpaid taxes. A year earlier, the IRS hit Tyga with a $100,000 unpaid tax bill.