T.I. Net Worth, Forbes Highest Earning Hip-hop Artist
T.I. is an award-winning rapper from America. He has released five hip hop albums which certified platinum by RIAA.
He received several prestigious awards in the Music industry including Grammy Awards.
His sixth album entitled “Paper Trail” is one of the most successful albums till now.
The album debuted at the top of the music chart. It has sold over 5 million copies worldwide.
Besides rapper, T.I is also has a great career as an actor.
He starred in several box-office movies including American Gangster in 2007, Ant-Man in 2015, and Sleepless in 2007.
Most of the movies, T.I. acted as a supporting actor alongside many popular actors.
T.I . also starred on the reality show about his life and family “T.I. & Tiny: The Family Hustle” on cable television.
There are still many other ventures he has to build his net worth. So, what’s is T.I. net worth?
T.I. Bio: Early Years, Real Name, Education
T.I.’s real name is Clifford Joseph Harris Jr. He was born in Atlanta, Georgia, on September 25, 1980.
Joseph is the son of Clifford “Buddy Harris Sr. And Violeta Morgan. His father died from Alzheimer’s disease.
Joseph was raised by his grandparents in the neighborhood of Center Hill in Atlanta.
He began rapping for 8 years old. Joseph attended Douglass High School but he later dropped out of the school.
Before the stage name T.I., he had a stage name that comes from the childhood nickname that his great-grandfather gave him “Tip”.
He officially changed his stage name to T.I. when signed to his first Major label, LaFace Records.
T.I. Careers in the Music Industry
T.I started his professional career when he signed a contract deal with Ghet-O-Vision.
Later, he moved to Arista Records and released his debut album in 2001 entitled “I’m Serious”.
His debut album got a lot of positive reviews but the commercial success is not that big.
It managed to get into the top 30 charts of Billboard R&B and Hip Hop.
However, T.I. blamed the moderate success to the record label because he thought the album sales could be higher.
Then, he decided to make his very own label named “Grand Hustle Records”.
Under his new label, T.I. released an underground CD album titled “In Da Streets”.
The CD sold about 10,00 copies on its first week.
He got great publicity because of his appearance in the super hit single “Never Scared” by Bone Crusher.
That single opened up new avenues for him to be in a competitive industry of American rap music at that time.
In 2003, T.I. released his second studio album “Trap Muzik” which became his breakout album.
The album debuted at number 4 in the Billboard 200 chart.
It also received a monstrous response and gave him a platinum certificate from RIAA.
He seemed to get more confidence because of the successful second album.
It led him to collaborate with prolific rappers like Lil Wayne, B.G, and Neelie.
In 2004, he released his next album “Urban Legend” which also became a hit and sold over a million copies in America.
It was the fastest selling rap album by a southern artist.
The album made him getting some nominations from major Awards.
Since then, T.I. has released a total of 7 studio albums in his music career to date.
Most of them are both critically and commercially successful.
More information about his musical works can be read in T.I. Discography.
Recently, T.I. posted a new video on his social media account.
Careers in Film and Television
In 2006, T.I. had his acting debut in a film titled “ATL” which was loosely based on his life growing up in Atlanta.
His second feature-film was a box-office “American Gangster” in which he acted with Denzel Washington and Russell Crowe.
He starred in more films as supporting actor including Takers, Entourage, Get Hard, Ant-Man franchise, and more.
In 2009, T.I. made a reality show called “T.I.’s Road to Redemption” on MTV.
The series was about the time before his March Sentencing.
In 2011, he started another reality show “T.I. & Tiny: The Family Hustle”.
The show was quite a hit on MTV network and it concluded in 2017.
He also became the main role of an American reality competition show titled “The Grand Hustle” premiered on BET in 2018.
T.I. Life: Age, Height, Wife, Kids
He began a relationship with Tameka “Tiny” Cottle in 2001. They both married in 2010 in Florida.
The couple had two sons and one daughter. He had a total of 6 children which added from his previous relationship.
Two of his sons Major Philant Harris and Domani Harris became very popular because of their appearances in the reality show.
As of this year, T.I.’s age is 38 years old. T.I.’s height is 1.73m.
T.I. Wealth, Source of Income
As of this year, T.I. net worth is approximately $50 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth.
Mostly, T.I. gained his multi-million net worth from his music works, films, TVs, and more other ventures.
One of his side ventures is an endorsement. T.I. had an endorsement deal with Chevrolet in 2007.
In 2012, he had endorsement deals with some brands like Camps Sports, Club Crucial, and more.
As a businessman, T.I. also invested his money in several businesses.
All of those businesses and endorsements earned him millions of dollar.
T.I. bought a house in the Champions Park, Atlanta, that worth $830,000.
As a wealthy man, he owns a collection of lavish cars including Rolls-Royce Ghost and a Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT.
For his wife’s 43rd birthday, he gave a luxurious car to her as a birthday gift.
Clifford Joseph Harris or T.I. started his professional career as a rapper in 1999.
He gained a lot of recognition for his Trap Music style.
He has sold millions of copies album throughout his music career which led him to received platinum certification for some of his albums.
For his works, T.I. won several awards including Grammy Awards and MTV Video Music Awards.
All of his ventures in music and business really gave a big impact on his net worth.
As of this year, T.I. net worth has reached $50 million.