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 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, and on the day of his son's birth, Tyga purchased a $6.5 million mansion in Calabasas, California for his new family.