Tyga Net Worth
Tyga net worth: Tyga is an American rapper who has a net worth of $3 million. The rap artist known by the stage name Tyga (Thank You God Always) was born Michael Ray Nguyen-Stevenson on November 19, 1989. Tyga, who is of Vietnamese and Jamaican descent, was born in Los Angeles on November 19, 1989. He was raised 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 among a wider audience. He soon signed to Young Money Entertainment which is under the Cash Money Records label which is an imprint of Universal Republic Records. His major label debut Careless World: Rise of the Last King was released in February 2012. That album featured 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. His fourth studio album "The Gold Album: 18th Dynasty" was released in June 2015 and sold a paltry 5000 records. He released a fifth album in July 2017 and a sixth album in February 2018. Despite his more recent sales slump, Tyga has sold more than 600,000 albums worldwide and 12 million digital singles.
In 2011, Tyga met urban model/stripper, Blac Chyna. Shortly thereafter, the couple began appearing together publicly as a couple. In October of 2012, Tyga and Blac Chyna had a son named King Cairo Stevenson. They split up in 2014 and he soon began dating Kylie Jenner while Blac Chyna began dating Kylie's half-brother Rob Kardashian. 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 $120,000 unpaid tax bill. In late February 2016, it was reported that Tyga's G-Wagon was in the process of being re-possessed. Tyga has reportedly not made payments in many months. In August 2018, Tyga sued Birdman and Lil Wayne (owners of Cash Money and Young Money, respectively) for failing to pay him royalties for several years.