General Facts and Figures
- Name: Clifford Joseph Harris Jr.
- Net Worth: $50 Million
- Occupation: Rapper, Songwriter, Actor, Record producer
- Date of Birth: September 25, 1980
- Place of Birth: Atlanta, Georgia
- Zodiac: Libra
- Spouse: Tameka Cottle
- Social: Instagram
T.I. is one of the most popular rappers and a leading figure in the trap scene. He is also a businessman, actor, and record executive.
T.I.’s real name is Clifford Joseph Harris Jr. His mother is Violeta Morgan and his father’s name is Clifford Harris Sr. He had Alzheimer’s and would later succumb to the disease. T.I.’s grandparents raised him in the Atlanta neighborhood of Center Hill.
He schooled at Douglass High School but did not complete his studies.
His Net Worth and Career
T.I. is one of the game’s wealthiest rappers, boasting of a $50 million net worth. His wealth has been the subject of most of his songs. It is an essence of the rap culture of showing off your hard work’s results.
Let us have a glimpse at how T.I. came across such a fortune.
T.I. started rapping when he was around 8-years old and always loved the art. After school, he continued making music and selling mixtapes from his car’s trunk.
He signed a record deal after his discovery by record executive producer Kawan’ K.P.’ Prather. He later signed to Arista Records. T.I. released his debut album, ‘I’m Serious’ in 2001, and it sold 163000 copies in the U.S.
The poor commercial reception led to his dropping by Arista Records. Nevertheless, the album sales boosted his income. He, later on, established Grand Hustle Entertainment, a record label.
He went on to release ten more albums, which were more successful than his debut. Most of them went platinum and helped cement his status as one of the best hip-hop artists from the south.
Album sales, touring, and features are some of the activities that improved his fortunes.
T.I. made a smooth transition into acting and has many film and television credits. Among his notable roles include films like Identity Thief, Ant-Man, Roots, and Takers. Most of the films were commercially successful, meaning the pay was handsome.
TI is the owner of Club Crucial in his hometown of Atlanta and is very popular among revelers. He also has a clothing line, A.K.O.O. Clothing, and endorsement deals with companies like Chevrolet.