Who is T.I. and what is his net worth 2018? Clifford Joseph Harris Jr. better recognised by his stage names T.I. and Tip (frequently stylised as TIP), is a famous American hip hop recording artist as well as known as actor from Atlanta, Georgia. T.I. was born on September 25, 1980, in Atlanta, Georgia as the son of parents named Clifford “Buddy” Harris, Sr. and Violeta Morgan. T.I. was brought up by his predecessors in Atlanta’s Center Hill region just off Bankhead Road. His father lived in New York, and he would frequently reach there to visit.
T.I. started rapping at an early age of eight and he derived his stage name that basically came from his nickname -“Tip”, after his fatherly great-grandfather. T.I. was once recognised as Rubber Band Man, a position to the tradition of putting on rubber bands on the wrist to signify prosperity in terms of money or drugs.
The rapper signed his initial chief label record deal in year 1999, with Arista Records subsidiary named LaFace Records. In year 2001, T.I. made the Southern hip hop group named Pimp Squad Click (P$C), together with his long-time friends as well as associated Atlanta-based rappers.
Till date, T.I. has launched nine studio albums, out of which seven has reached the top five of the famous US Billboard 200 chart. T.I. started to attain important recognition in year 2003, after his leading high-profile feature, on associated Atlanta-based rapper named Bone Crusher’s hit single entitled “Never Scared”. The rapper even earned more fame with the launch of Trap Muzik in year 2003, which contains the Top 40 hits, namely “Rubber Band Man” as well as “Let’s Get Away”.
Education: T.I. appeared in Douglass High School, but he later dropped out from there. Being a teenager, he did not gain much education and he started dealt with drugs.
Net Worth of T.I.
The overall net-worth of T.I. is approximately $70 million. His overall net worth originates out by his sold over studio albums as well as from concert tours arranged in different parts of world. T.I. has done endorsement deals with many products and popular brands such as Akoo, Axe, Club Crucial, Chevrolet Impala SS, Champs Sports, and many more. Over $2 million amount of income gets added in his net worth figure from these endorsements while his annual salary is assessed to be over $12 million.
T.I. possesses a $4-plus million lavish house in Georgia and a number of costly cars. T.I’s Jonesboro, Georgia house is spread on 10,000 sq. ft. on three acres and contains five bedrooms, seven bathrooms and a detached ‘mother-in-law’ lodge.
T.I. formed Grand Hustle Entertainment and started releasing many mixtapes with the support of DJ Drama.
After he was released from Arista, T.I. contracted to Atlantic Records and then became the CEO of his personal label imprint named Grand Hustle Records, which he aired in year 2003.
T.I. has declared on Chelsea Lately, that he will be launching his personal autograph brand of the liquor. The rapper even had an endorsement deal with a social networking website concentrating on the hip-hop culture called StreetCred.com.
In year 2016, T.I. started a strip club with name V Live, in Georgia. In the same year, T.I. declared he combined subscription-based music streaming service named TIDAL. It was a part of his artist possession, placing him the 19th of his category, and in company with many artists. These artists include Beyoncé, J. Cole, Nicki Minaj, Kanye West, Rihanna, Lil Wayne, Madonna, Daft Punk, and Jay Z. In December 2016, his wife named Tiny filed for divorce from the rapper after six years of their marriage relation.
Since last many years, T.I. has actively contributed in the field through his nine studio albums, mixtapes, music albums and many more. T.I. has now attained stardom in the industry with high net-worth and fame.