What is the net worth of Tekashi 69? Does 6ix9ine rank as one of the richest rappers currently? Let’s find out.
6ix9ine is arguably one of the most recognisable rappers on the planet.
Besides the colourful hair and aesthetic, there’s the fact that he has “69” tattooed on his face.
There’s certainly no mistaking him.
The 24-year-old rapper – real name Daniel Hernandez – rose to prominence with the release of the 2017 debut single ‘Gummo’ and his 2018 mixtape – Day69 – cemented his status as one of the most singular rising talents in hip-hop with cuts like ‘Kooda’, ‘Keke’ and ‘Gotti’.
On the other hand, those who may not be familiar with his music perhaps associate him with controversy surrounding arrests and his prison sentence which began in 2019.
More recently, TMZ notes that he is being sued by Metropolitan Patrol, a security company that claims it provided protection for him in November 2018 and wasn’t paid.
Taking this into account, let’s consider Tekashi 6ix9ine’s net worth.
Tekashi 69 net worth: 6ix9ine in 2020
- In 2021, Tekashi 69 has a net worth of $8 million.
So, there has actually been an increase.
Back in April 2020, The Guardian reported that he had been released from prison early due to the COVID-19 pandemic, serving his remaining sentence through house arrest.
A month later he released the comeback single ‘Gooba’ and NME highlights that the music video broke YouTube’s record for the most-watched hip-hop video in a 24-hour span.
He also released his second studio album – TattleTales – in September 2020, featuring collaborations with the likes of Nicki Minaj, Akon and more.
So, 2020 was a year of significant releases and publicity.
Who are the richest rappers in 2021?
Does 6ix9ine break into the richest rappers of 2021 list?
As highlighted by Slice, the top 10 richest rappers in the world in 2021 are:
- Kanye West ($1.3 billion)
- Jay-Z ($1 billion)
- P. Diddy ($885 million)
- Dr. Dre ($820 million)
- Eminem ($230 million)
- Pharrell Williams ($200 million)
- Master P ($200 million)
- Drake ($180 million)
- Usher ($180 million)
- Ice Cube ($160 million)
Looking through the list of the 20 richest rappers in the world in 2021, Tekashi doesn’t appear.
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