Who is Tech N9ne and what is his net worth 2018? Tech N9ne is a rapper and is also the co-founder of the record label called ‘Strange Music’. He is also an entrepreneur, songwriter, actor, and record producer. He founded ‘Strange Music’ with Travis O’ Guin. He has appeared in various TV shows, film, and video games and has sold more than two million albums. He is known for his rhyme schemes and quick rap skills. Tech N9ne has also collaborated with other artists and released albums. He has appeared in a number of documentaries, mostly as himself. In 2014, he was seen as a zombie in ‘Night of the Living Dead: Origins 3D’.
Aaron Dontez Yates popularly known as Tech N9ne was born on November 8, 1971, in Kansas City, Missouri. He never saw his father and his mother was having lupus and epilepsy. As a child, he was emotionally affected by his mother’s condition and made him search for ‘God’. He used to explore building which was abandoned with his friend to catch a ghost. He started rapping at a very young age.
In order to spell his own name, he used to remember it by rapping. He went to Southwest High School and was raised in Kansas City in Missouri. In 1991, he became a member of a group called ‘Black Mafia’. He then became a member of the group called ‘Nnutthowze’ and signed with Perspective Records, however, the group was disbanded soon. In 1997, he joined another group called ‘The Regime’.
In 1995, Tech N9ne was married to Lecoya LeJeune. He has filed for divorce with his wife. He has got two daughters named Reign Yates, Alyia Yates, and a son named Dontez Yates.
In 1998, Tech N9ne appeared on the soundtrack of the movie ‘Gang Related’ with other artists including Eminem. In the same year, he founded the record label called ‘Strange Music’ with Travis O’Guin. In 2001, he released his album ‘Anghellic’. A year later, another album called ‘Absolute Power’ was released. The album debuted at #79 on the Billboard 200. In 2006, he released Everready (The Religion).
It was followed by ‘Misery Lovers Kompany’ and ‘Killer’. The album exceeded sales of over 1 million. In 2009, he released the Collabos album called ‘Sickology 101’. In the same year, he released K.O.D. (King of Darkness). This was followed by ‘The Gates of Mixed Plate’. His second EP called ‘Seepage’ was released in October 2009. In December 2009, he released his mixtape entitled ‘Bad Season’.
In June 2011, he released the album ‘All 6’s and 7’s’. The album included other artists like Busta Rhymes, Lil Wayne, T-Pain, Snoop Dogg, Yelawolf, Deftones, and Twista. Tech’s fourth Collabos was called ‘Welcome to Strangeland’ and it was followed by K.A.B.O..S.H. He also appeared on the albums of other artists. In 2015, he released Special Effects which appeared another artist like Eminem, Big Scoob, and B.o.B. In 2017, he released Dominion and Strange Reign, both collabos album.
In 2009, Tech N9ne won the Leftfield Woodie Award at the MTVU Music Award. He was nominated for the 2016 BET Awards in the category of ‘Video Director of the Year’.
Net Worth of Tech N9ne
Tech N9ne has appeared in many video games. His songs have been used in many films including Alpha Dog and Gang Related. Tech N9ne’s net worth is an estimated $22 million. He owes his fortune to the many albums he has released in his career. He has released 11 studio solo albums in his career and his twelfth album entitled ‘Planet’ will be released in 2018. He has also released seven Collabo series albums. He has appeared in various documentaries and was also seen in the 2014 film ‘Vengeance’. Tech N9ne has also appeared in many TV series including ‘Wild n’ Out’.
Tech N9ne is known for his rhyme schemes. He is influenced by old School hip hop. He appeared alongside Justin Timberlake in the film ‘Alpha Dog’. He has appeared in the shows ‘Warren The Ape’, ‘The Hills’, and ‘My Super Sweet 16’. In 2010, his song was used in the theme song of TNA (Total Nonstop Action Wrestling).