What is Tekashi69's net worth? Controversial rapper owns multiple luxury cars, chains, grills and Rolex
Daniel Hernandez, known professionally as Tekashi69 or 6ix9ine, is an American rapper and songwriter, whose music has been marked by an aggressive style of rapping. This coupled with a controversial public persona characterized by his distinctive rainbow-colored hair, extensive tattoos, public feuds with fellow celebrities and legal issues makes Tekashi69 what he is.
He became popular in late 2017, after the release of his debut single, 'Gummo'; it became a sleeper hit. It reached Top 6 on the US Rap chart, No 7 on the US R&B/Hip-Hop chart, and No 12 on the Billboard Hot 100. It was certified Gold. His single 'Kooda' was also certified Gold and reached No 29 on the US R&B/Hip-Hop chart and No 50 on the Billboard Hot 100.
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Hernandez has pled guilty to a felony charge of using a child in a sexual performance, the act of which was filmed. He was also arrested on racketeering, weapons, drug charges and conspiracy to commit murder, after allegedly being part of 'a violent sect of the Bloods' known as the Nine Trey Gangsters. In return for a reduced two-year sentence, Tekashi testified against his former gang associates. He was released early due to the Covid-19 pandemic and placed under house arrest. Here's what to know about how Tekashi makes his millions.
What is Tekashi 69's net worth?
As of 2021, 6IX9INE’s net worth is estimated to be roughly $8 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth. He had earlier claimed to make a bunch of multi-million dollar deals, which record industry insiders agreed had no evidence of being remotely real. Among the deals he did makes, it included one with 10K Projects in October 2019. The deal is reportedly worth at least $10 million and will involve two future albums, one in English and one in Spanish. In July 2020, the rapper announced that he had signed a $5 million deal with live streaming company GlobalStreamNow, that covered one virtual performance to be held in September 2020.
Between YouTube ad revenue, Spotify royalties and other sources of income, Tekashi publicly claimed that he had earned $2 million off 'Gooba', a song released in May 2020, alone under a week, when the song broke 150 million views. He also announced his intention to donate 10 percent of the profits to charity.
Wealthy Gorilla reports that the rapper owns a Mercedes McLaren P1, which he bought, after he came out from prison, for $2,000,000. He also owns a Rolls-Royce Ghost, which costs $300,000. In May, 2020, he posted an Instagram video showing off five cars in the background.
"Verified FOR EVERY RAPPER WHO NEEDS TO RENT CARS FOR THEIR VIDEO DM ME 🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣 I OWN ALL MINE 🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣," he said in his post.
The rapper also owns multiple chains and grills, including a 'My Little Pony' chain which costs $750,000. Tekashi's rainbow-colored grills collection is estimated to cost around $50.000. He owns a 'Jigsaw' chain, made of pure diamond, which he purchased for $300,000.
He also owns a Rolex watch worth $100,000, and a rainbow spinner and 69 rings that he purchased for $300,000. He posted a picture of his buy on an Instagram post, which read, "Verified I made a million dollars this year and I bought a fake Rolex with it 🕺🏻 haha swag for the culture 🐬"