Tekashi69: The Rise and Fall of an American Hip-Hop Rapper

American rapper Tekashi69 also know by his other name 6ix9ine is from Brooklyn. With his colorful personality, he has garnered a...

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Tekashi69: The Rise and Fall of an American Hip-Hop Rapper

American rapper Tekashi69 also know by his other name 6ix9ine is from Brooklyn. With his colorful personality, he has garnered a lot of attention in his early years through his aggressive rap. Rapper Tekashi69 rose to fame in late 2017 after his debut song Gummo released which became a commercial success and was certified platinum by RIAA.

He gained more popularity when he worked with Nicki Minaj on the song Fefe that went triple platinum. In short-time, Tekashi69 established himself as a rapper in the music industry and earned a tremendous amount of net worth through his single and collaboration.

To find out more about the eccentric rainbow haired star, check out the article. Tekashi69 aka 6ix9ine
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Quick Facts

Full Name: Daniel Hernandez
Net Worth: $ 4 million
Date Of Birth: May 8, 1996
Place Of Birth: New York City, New York, U.S.
Age: 23
Profession: Rapper
Other Names: Tekashi 6ix9ine, Tekashi69, Wallah Dan
Marital Status: Not Married

Who Is Tekashi69?

Daniel Hernandez, aka Tekashi69, is an American rapper.

He was born on May 8, 1996, in Bushwick, Brooklyn, New York, US. When he was 13 years old, his father was murdered and raised by his single mother along with an older brother. After his father died, Daniel had to work to help his mother financially.

He worked as a bus-boy and also, dealt in weed peddling. At the 8th grade was expelled from the school due to his bad behavior. Wocka Flocka: Net Worth, Age, 2019, Height, Brother, Flame No Hands, Songs, Album >> From a young age, he listened to heavy metal music and was inspired by rapper RondoNumbaNine.

How Tekashi69 Became A Famous Rapper?

Tekash69 started his career by collaborating with Bodega Bamz and uploading his songs on social platforms such as SoundCloud and YouTube. Later he released his tracks through a Slovakian label.

6ix9ine became widely popular after releasing his hit single Gummo that reached at number 6 on the US Rap, 12 on the Billboard Hot 100 and was certified Gold. In the music showed Tekashi69 signature looks, candy-colored hair, red bandana, carrying bags which was fulled of marijuana.

Future Net Worth, Relationship with Nicki Minaj, Children & Bio>> At the time, Hernandez gave more interview about career and gained more attention from the audience. Another single Kooda peaked at No. 50 on the Billboard while on the US R&B/Hip-Hop reached at No.

29. In July 2018, he released a collaborative song FEFE alongside the Rap Queen Nicki Minaj and Murda Beatz that has over 700 million views on YouTube. The same day at night after the shooting, Daniel was reportedly kidnapped.

According to the police report, he said two men forced him into a car and robbed all the jewelry. Also, TMZ reported, the kidnappers forced him to call his girlfriend for more cash, but he succeeds to escape by opening the back door of the car.

Moreover, the rapper released his debut studio album Dummy Boy in early November 2018 with four spawned singles Fefe, Bebe, Tati, and Stoopid. The album debuted at No.2 on the Billboard 200, selling 66,000 copies which is his highest-charting album in his career.

Legal issues

Tekashi69 has been arrested many times for several occasions. As the Gummo rapper rose through the rank of internet fame, he attended a party in February 2015 where he performed several sexual acts with a 13-year-old girl.

He was arrested in March 2015 for the incident and pled guilty in October in that year. In his plea agreement, it required that he not post explicit pictures of women on social media. Also, he wrote a letter explaining himself that he was committed to crime for two years and that obtain a GED.

As police report, Tekashi69 said that he thought she was 19 Years Old. Yung Berg: Net Worth, Parents, Instagram, Songs, Age, 2019>> In February 2018, Tekashi69 pled guilty for the role of his violent trafficking with Nine Trey Gangsters and also, agreed to cooperate with federal prosecutors.

Net Worth Of Tekashi69

6ix9ine's net worth mostly comes from his music sales. Following the success of his breakout single Gummo has over 80 million views on YouTube.

Tekashi69 net worth is $4 million.

Further, in January 2018, he said via social media that he signed a $7.5 million record deal.

After a month, he claimed to had a $15 million contract with Birdman's RICHGANG company. Also, he has a deal of $4.9 million to endorse a headphone company. According to Insiders, we conclude that there's no proof of these deals in the record industry.


Besides, Tekashi69 is a philanthropist and worked in several charities. He has donated thousands of dollars to younger cancer victims and also, offered to pay salary to the boy's mother an annual wage so she could stay at home and taker of her son.

Not only that he also gave money to the children to the most impoverished neighborhoods.

Relationship Status Of Tekashi69

Tekashi69 is currently dating Jade. He spent Valentine's day in jail, but his girlfriend posted on the social media on that day.

She shared a picture of him on her Instagram and captioned it,

"I always knew you were a rat a*s nigga ???????? because you always knew the right things to say LMAOOO nah I’m just playing ???????????????????????? Happy Valentines Day BABE ."

One of her followers commented, 'Weird a*s sense of humor.'

Another follower commented, 'WOW!!! but then again not surprised @__ohsoyoujade. Is just distancing herself from the bag while securing it.'

His girlfriend has tattooed his image on her left side below the shoulder and his named '69' on the right side just above her chest.

She even posted the pictured on her Instagram with a caption,

Just got Chris Brown tatted shit crazy ???????????

Before Jade, he was in a relationship with his baby mama, Sara Molina with whom he shared a daughter name Saraiyah, born on March 20, 2013.

Before his fame, 69 and Sara dated for seven years. However, the reason behind their break up was his abusive behavior and violence. His ex-girlfriend claimed that he beat her for two hours in front of his daughter.

Distinctive Features Of Tekashi69

The rapper has a multitude of face tattoos.

He has tattooed the number 69 above his right eye and also, inked over 200 places on his body.

Social Media

Tekashi69 has used the social media platform to brag about numerous records. Besides, he has a massive number of followers on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

His social media username is @6ix9ine. Moreover, the 23-year-old rapper has over 14 million on Instagram, and on Twitter, he has over 450k followers. https://www.instagram.com/p/BqVrinvH5f8/ If you think we have missed something about the rapper, then let us know on the comment section below.

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