Who Is T-Pain?
T-Pain is a famous American singer, rapper, record producer, songwriter, and actor. His debut song “Low” received the certification of a 6x platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). He is a grammy award winner and had sold millions of albums that have reached no.1 on the U.S. Billboard 200.
You may be familiar with T-Pain and his songs, but do you know more about his personal information, such as his birthday, early life, and even his family? If you want to know more, then keep reading!
- Celebrity Name: T-Pain (abbreviation for Tallahassee Pain)
- Full Name: Faheem Rasheed Najm
- Gender: Male
- Birth Date: September 30, 1985
- Birth Place: Tallahassee, Florida, USA
- Age: 34
- Height: 1.73 m
- Weight: 86 kilos
- Nationality: American
- Sexual Orientation: Straight
- Status: Married
- Wife: Amber Najm, married since 2003
- Children: Muziq Najm, Kaydnz Kodah Najm, Lyriq Najm
- Profession: Singer, rapper, record producer, songwriter, actor
- Net Worth: $40 million
T-Pain’s real name is Faheem Rasheed Najm and he was born on September 30, 1985. His parents are Aliyah Najm and Shasheem Najm. He was brought up in a Muslim family. His love for music was inspired by his father who was a rapper. At ten years old, he transformed his room into a music studio. He went to school in James S. Rickards High School. In 2004, he joined a rap group named Nappy Headz where Akon, a Senegalese singer, discovered him.
In 2003, T-Pain married Amber Najm and have three children together. Aside from his vocal skills, he also knows how to play the keyboard and drums. He is a known gamer and usually streams on Twitch.tv. He is also fond of tattoos and has several of them on his body.
T-Pain has a close relationship with his family and chooses to lay low every time he is with them. However, he sometimes posts pictures of himself with his children on social media to give his fans a glimpse of his personal life.
In 2005, Akon signed T-Pain to Konvict Muzik. It was this same year that he released his first album, “Rappa Ternt Sanga.” It was certified gold and had reached #33 in the US Top 200 Billboard Chart. In 2007, he released his second album, “Epiphany,” which earned the #1 spot both in the US R&B Charts and Billboard Chart. In 2008, he launched his third album, “Three Ringz,” and has achieved the #1 spot in the US R&B Charts and #4 in the Billboard Chart. He released his fourth album, “Revolver,” in 2011 and was #7 on the US R&B Chart. His “Oblivion” album was released in 2017.
T-Pain was featured in more than 50 singles from 2006 to 2010. He worked with tons of other famous singers, such as Chris Brown, Akon, Ax, Lil Wayne, Rick Ross, Benny Benassi, and Fedez, Birdman, E-40, R Kelly, Bow Wow, Twista, Ace Hood, Jermaine Dupri, Ludacris, Lil’ Kim, Busta Rhymes, Pitbull, Sean Paul, 50 Cent, Wisin&Yandel, Wale, Lil John, Meek Mill, Nelly, and so much more.
Among his best songs include “I’m ‘n Luv (Wit a Stripper,” “I’m Sprung,” “Bartender,” “Buy U a Drank (Shawty Snappin,” and many more.
Gifted with many talents, T-Pain also appeared in several movies. These include “Lottery Ticket,” The Boss,” “Ghostmates,” “Freaknik: The Musical,” and the ever-famous “Furious 7.”
Awards and Achievements
He won two Grammy Awards with Jamie Foxx and Kanye West. He has also won two BET Awards, three Ozone Music Awards, BET Hip Hop Award, People’s Choice Award, Vibe Award, and Teen Choice Awards.
Total Net Worth 2020
To date, T-Pain has a total net worth of over $40 million dollars. Most of his income came from his career as a musician – album selling, tours, collaborations with other artists, writing songs, etc. He also makes tons of money from his endorsements.