General Facts and Figures
- Name: Michael Ray Nguyen-Stevenson
- Net Worth: $5 Million
- Occupation: Rapper, Songwriter, Actor
- Date of Birth: November 19, 1989
- Place of Birth: Compton, California
- Zodiac: Scorpio
- Spouse: Single
- Social: Instagram
Early Life and Education
Tyga is officially known as Michael Ray Stevenson. He has a duo-descent, Jamaican and Vietnamese. His father, Stevie J. Stevenson, is Jamaican, while his mother, Pasionaye Nguyen, is from Vietnam. He has a little sister called Miranda.
He was born in Compton, California but later went to live in Gardena together with his parents. He studied at Gardena High School.
Career and Net Worth
Tyga’s career kicked off after he released several mixtapes and demos in 2007. His first mixtape was ‘Young On Probation.’ It earned him a record deal with DCD2 Records, an independent label headed by Travie McCoy.
He released a debut album, ‘No Introduction’ in 2008. One of the songs in the album Diamond Life’ was featured as a background song in video games and a movie called ‘Fighting’ in 2009.
Tyga signed with Young Money Entertainment towards the end of 2008. He featured in collaboration with Chris Brown and other artists in the mixtape ‘Fan to Fan.’
His second album was ‘Careless World: Rise of the Last King.’ It came out in 2012 under Young Money Entertainment. His singles continued appearing on the Billboard Hot 100, among other charts.
‘Hotel California,’ Tyga’s 3rd album, came out in 2013, followed by ‘The Gold Album: 18th Dynasty’, in 2015. He continued collaborating and featuring in songs with other artists like Justin Beiber and Chris Brown.
He signed with GOOD Music, owned by Kanye West, under Def Jam Recordings. His fifth album, ‘BitchImTheShit2’, came out in 2017, and the sixth one, ‘Kyoto’ was released in 2018.
In the past, Tyga was convicted of tax evasion in a period spanning 3 years (2009-2011), with unpaid tax bills totaling over 130,000 dollars.
His current net worth stands at $5 million.
Investment and Cars
In Los Angeles, California, Tyga owns and maintains his apparel boutique, Last Kings.
The artist spent an astounding $120,000 only on ornamentation to create the distinctive Egyptian atmosphere.
“Inspired by a love of Egyptian culture and the conviction that we can all be monarchs,” the Egyptian theme.
Some might think it’s excessive. but kudos to him—unquestionably, it’s original!
The store offers a variety of “edgy” streetwear.
Tyga enjoys vehicles and has a sizable collection on his Hidden Hills estates. Some of the best selections that made it into his collection are listed below:
- Volkswagen Veyron
- Infiniti LaFerrari
- The Mercedes SLS AMG
- Audi R8
- Rolls Royce Phantom Dropheads, two of them
- SLR Mercedes-Benz
- Infiniti Aventador S
- Ghost Rolls Royce
- Impala Chevrolet Donk
Tyga has been in relationships with Blac Chyna and Kylie Jenner. He has one son with Blac Chyna.
His relationship with Kylie Jenner is suspected to have started way before she was of legal age.
However, they came out to the public as an official couple after Kylie celebrated her 18th birthday. Their relationship ended in 2017.
He is not dating anyone at the moment.