Michael Ray Stevenson was given birth to in the year 1989 November 19th and has been involved with rapping throughout his career. Michael was given birth to in Compton, California and then relocated to Gardena, California while he was still young.
He is popular recalled for his stage name “Tyga”. Tyga is both Jamaican/Vietnamese ancestry and during his up-bringing he idolizes other rap artist such as Eminem, Lil Wayne and many others.
Tyga released his debut independent album “No Introduction” in the year 2008 and among the several singles was the “Diamond Life” which was eventually used as soundtrack in the movie “Fighting” in the year 2009 and it was also used for several sport videos games such as the “Madden NFL 2009 and Need for speed: Undercover”.
Prior to his release of the album, he had already released a debut mix tape a year earlier which made him popular among fans. Among the tracks in the mix tape was the hit single “Deuces” which peaked on the Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs as number one and on the Billboard Hot 100 it peaked at fourteenth spot. The song was again included in Chris Brown fourth studio album and was nominated in the 53rd Grammy Awards as the Best Rap song Collaboration.
In the year 2011 he signed with the Universal Republic Records and YMCMB Records on a recording contract. After which he then released debut album “Careless World: Rise of the Last King”, he featured several top artist such as Drake, Lil Wayne and Chris Richardson. Since then he has gone on to release his fourth studio album “The Gold Album: 18th Dynasty” in the year 2015.
KNOWN FACTS ABOUT TYGA
- His nickname “Tyga” was his mother’s way of calling him “Tiger Woods”
- The reality television show “Kingin’” with Tyga was his idea
- While he was a child, he idolizes other rap artist such as Eminem, Lil Wayne and Fabulous
- He was charged $ 20 million for exposing the nipples of some girls in his musical video “Make it Nasty”
- The full meaning of his stage name “Tyga” is Thank You God Always
Tyga Age and Nationality
- Michael Ray Nguyen – Stevenson
Date of birth
- 1989 November 19th
Place of Birth
- Compton, California (United States)
- United State of America
How Tall is Tyga – Tyga Height, Weight, Age and Full Body Measurement
Body Build Type
- 171 cm
- 67 kg
- Chest – 96.5 cm
- Arms – 37 cm
- Waist – 77 cm
- Dark Brown
- Kylie Jenner (Dating. 2014)