TI’s wealth is approximately $50,000,000. This is according to the online celebrity buzz website Cheatsheet.
But who is TI? And how does he make his money? Today you will get to learn about who TI is and what he does for a living.
Who is TI?
The official name of TI is Clifford Joseph Harris Junior and was born on September 25th, 1980. Atlanta is where he was born. His father is known Clifford Harris Senior, and the mother is Violeta Morgan.
Even though T.I has parents, he was brought up by his grandparents. During the holidays, Clifford would visit his dad, who was working in New York City. Years later, but still a child, he lost his dad, who was suffering from Alzheimer’s disease.
He was known for being a talented rapper globally. TI began his musical journey while eight years old. At that time, he was known as Tip. Furthermore, he was also known as Rubber Band Man due to him frequently wearing rubber bands.
He used to school at Douglass High School, but he did not finish.
Clifford Joseph Harris, Jr. “TI Music Career
At the age of sixteen, Clifford began his journey in the music industry. He met with Big Kuntry King, whom they sold their songs in CDs. While selling the mixtapes on a car trunk Kawan Prather or KP noticed Tip’s rapping talent.
KP then recruited Clifford to Ghet-O-Vision Entertainment, his record label. In 1999 he left Kawan’s label he signed for Arista Records. During that time, he changed his name from Tip to TI.
2001 is the year when TI. dropped his first album, “I’m Serious.” In the collection, he did a song with Bennie Man, a famous Jamaican reggae musician. Other featured artists include;
- Lil Jon
- Pharrell Williams
- Bone Crusher
And many others. However, the album was not received well by people hence did not chart. On a positive note, more than 163,000 album copies were sold in the US Due to poor sales, and reception TI moved to Grand Hustle Records.
After his move in 2003, he released another album known as Trap Muzik. It was number four, and on its debut week, more than 109,000 copies were sold.
A year later, Harris dropped another album entitled Urban Legend, and in the US Billboard 200, it was seventh. In the first week, 193,000 copies were sold.
TI’s music career has been good as he has been able to release ten studio albums. They include;
- I’m Serious
- Trap Muzik
- Urban Legend
- I. Vs. TIP.
- Paper Trail
- No Mercy
- Trouble Man: Heavy is the Head
- Dime Trap
All these albums were released between 2001 and 2018.
TI’s Net Worth
With his wealth estimated at $50,000,000. How did he earn this amount of money, and what does TI own? In this section, you will get to know about how is net worth in detail.
To start with, TI is a talented rapper and has been able to be active in the music industry from 1999 to date. For him to grace your event, you need to prepare between $150,000 to $300,000. This is his minimum fee, so depending on how much time he will spend on the stage can raise the price higher.
Apart from music, T.I. is also an actor. Which is also another venture where he gets to earn his wealth. Some of the films he has acted are;
- Ant-man and the Wasp
- Monster Hunter
Clifford is the owner of Club Crucial, a popular nightclub in Bankhead, Atlanta. Its popularity is due to high-end entertainment facilities such as pool rooms, VIP rooms, and big Tv screens. Due to his illustrious music career, TI. has had endorsement deals with several top companies such as;
- Chevrolet in 2007
- com in 2007
- Axe Body Spray
A King of Oneself (AKOO) is his clothing line company. Remy Martin, a cognac producer, and seller made Harris the Global Creative Consultant of the company. Recently, TI is planning to produce his liquor brand.
Clifford Harris has shares in a social marketing application known as Yopima. Apart from the nightclub in Atlanta, T.I. is the owner of V Live, a strip club in Atlanta.
To add on his wealth Harris has a collection of high-end vehicles. They comprise of;
- Bentley Continental
- Roll Royce Ghost
- Range Rover
- Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT.
- Ferrari 599 GTB
- Dodge Challenger
Anyway, these are some of the cars that he’s known to own. Together with Tiny Harris or Tameka Cottle, they possess an over 10,000 sq.ft home in Jonesboro in Georgia.
After dating Tameka for about nine years, the pair got married in 2020 in Miami Beach, Florida. TI. and Tameka got three children together (2 boys and one girl), but before marriage, Tameka has a daughter whose Clifford’s stepdaughter. Furthermore, he has a relationship with Lashon Dixon, whom they sired two boys together.
Harris has had issues with fellow musicians and the IRS.
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