6ix9ine (Daniel Hernandez) or Tekashi69 is an American rapper. He is best known for his aggressive rapping technique and his controversial public persona.
As of 2020, Tekashi69 is estimated to have a net worth of $5 million.
6ix9ine’s Net Worth
|NET WORTH:||$5 MILLION|
|DATE OF BIRTH:||8 MAY 1996|
|SOURCE OF WEALTH:||MUSIC|
His real name is Daniel Hernandez and he was born on the 8th of May 1996 in New York City. His mother was from Mexico while his father was from Puerto Rico.
Hernandez had a tough childhood as his biological father left him and his step-father was shot dead. As a kid, he had depression and PTSD. He was later kicked out of school for bad behavior.
Daniel Hernandez then worked jobs like being a delivery boy or a busboy to help his mother financially. He also dealt drugs later but was arrested and sent to prison.
6ix9ine began his career as a rapper back in 2014. He released his song 69 in August 2014 and continued with Pimpin and 4769. He continued to release rap songs over the next few years including Yokai, Scumlife and Hellsing Station.
His music videos gained attention as he used anime for the visuals and his rap style is aggressive.
In 2017, 6ix9ine became prominent on social media due to a post that went viral on Instagram. His debut single was released in November the same year titled Gummo and peaked at no. 12 on the Billboard Hot 100. He continued to release more singles Keke, Kooda and A Boogie wit da Hoodie.
His debut mixtape titled Day69 was released and it debuted at no. 4 on the Billboard 200. His two songs Billy and Rondo both charted on the Hot 100 as well. Hernandez then released the song Gotti in 2018 which debuted at no. 99 on the Hot 100.
He became part of controversy when he was involved in a shooting incident with another rapper, where he lost his headphone deal and was banned from Barclays Center. He took a break from music for a few months.
Since then, Hernandez has released his eighth single Fefe (with Nicki Minaj and Murda Beatz) and was featured on the song Aulos Reloaded.
Here are some of the highlights of his career.
- His song Fefe was his first single to reach top 5 on the Billboard Hot 100.
- He has released a studio album in 2018 titled Dummy Boy.
Interesting Facts about 6ix9ine
- 6ix9ine is well known for his feuds with many different rappers or artists including Trippie Redd, Bhad Bhabie, Chief Keef, Lil Reese and so on.
- He cites Tupac, 50 Cent, DMX, Notorious B.I.G., ZillaKami and other rappers as his influence.
What contributed to 6ix9ine’s wealth
6ix9ine’s wealth can be attributed to his rap music, where he has sold his mixtape and album. He also has / had deals with some sponsors that are worth a lot.
As of 2020, he is estimated to have a net worth of around $5 million.
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