Famous American rapper Tony Yayo is renowned worldwide for his rapping skills and as a hype man. He is the member of hip-hop group G-Unit who got his stage name from Scarface, a 1983 film. Let’s find out more about how much is Tony Yayo’s net worth in 2018.
Tony Yayo Early Life
Tony was born on 31st March 1978 in Jamaica. There is no information about his early life but right it is known that he has a son and a daughter. The name of his son is London and his daughter’s name is Maniyah. Before getting to fame, Tony was involved in some criminal activities.
Tony spent all of the year 2003 in jail as he was caught by the police with illegal weapons. He had a Colt AR 15 and a Glock 20 handgun in the trunk of his car. Tony went out on parole in January of 2004 but again went to jail the very next day due to possessing a forged passport. He got out on 24th February 2004.
Tony Yayo Career, Awards & Achievement
G-Unit released their first official album in November of 2003 named Beg for Mercy. It was the time when Tony was in jail but he still features on the album as it was recorded before his going to jail. G-Unit released their second album in July of 2008 named T.O.S: Terminate on Sight. It was a big hit and 102,000 copies were sold in the first week of its release.
Tony had appearances in a lot of mixtapes but ‘So Seductive’ brought him to the fame and limelight he always wanted. ‘So Seductive’ was critically acclaimed and loved by audience worldwide. Tony’s next album is Thoughts of a Predicate Felon which is released in August of 2005.
Tony told his fans that he is working on his second album and it will be out very soon. The name of the album is not decided but the name of its first single is ‘Pass the Patron’, featuring 50 Cent. G-Unit and EMI both will be involved in the promotion and the distribution of the album. The second single of the album was released on 2nd March 2011 named ‘Haters’, featuring 50 Cent, Shawty Lo, and Roscoe Dash.
Awards & Achievements
This column is blank right now for this amazing rapper but the amount of work he is doing, he is going to achieve a lot in near future for sure. He got nominated twice for Vibe Award Club Banger for ‘So Seductive’ and Vibe Award Video Goddess for Buffie The Body in ‘So Seductive’ in the year 2005.
Net Worth of Tony Yayo
This talented rapper earned most of his wealth displaying his rapping skills. The estimated earnings from the album Beg for Mercy with the American hip hop group G-Unit is $5,500,000 and earnings from his album Thoughts of a Predicate Felon is $1,000,000. Right now the estimated net worth of Tony is $6.5 million.
The descent of Tony is Haitian and he had done a lot for the people affected in the Haiti earthquake of 2010. He also works with a lot of charities and is involved in various relief works.