Big Tigger is an American-born broadcasting host. He presides over shows on the radio and television. He has done an umpteen number of shows with leading broadcasters in both the fields. Tigger’s tall and handsome personality is complemented by his versatile presentation and appeal. Here is a quick summary of Big Tigger’s net worth in 2019, career and earnings.
Big Tigger was born on December 22, 1972 in Bronx, New York. He has grown up in Co-op City and was actively involved in sports. Tigger loved to play basketball and football. He graduated from the University of Maryland, College Park and took to DJing during the college years. Tigger was assisting Albie Dee a popular host on WPGC 95.5 FM, Washington DC’s most popular radio station. He worked as an intern at the radio station.
Under the guidance of Rob Lasky, a DJ from Co-op city, Tigger started rapping and playing the disc at clubs. Consequently, he played on radio stations WERQ, 92Q in Maryland itself. Radio shows were doing good for him and he was earning a name for himself. But this was not his only plan or destiny!
In later years after college he earned a place for doing voiceovers on television. Tigger’s first assignment was at Black Entertainment Television (BET), where he did a several voice overs in 1996. He was continuing his flourishing career as a radio DJ side by side, not ready to part away with his love for music.
Soon he got an unprecedented opportunity to appear on a television show ‘Hip Hop News,’ which was also produced by BET. Tigger was co-hosting it with Joe Clair and Big Lez on the tenth season of the Rap City’s show. There was a change in the format of the show which ultimately made Tigger become the solo host for the show from 1999 to 2005.
His other shows with BET included 106 & Park, BET Style and BET. Uncut. Tigger’s radio journey was never put on a break during all this while. ‘Live in Tha Den with Big Tigger’, was one of his most popular radio shows which he hosted till 2013. He worked with a few other radio station houses in the future, that included WWPR and WPGC 95.5
His artistic talents has not only been limited to television and radio shows. Big Tigger has had a decent rap career as well. He was featured in a song called ‘Snake’ which was a part of R. Kelly’s album that was released in 2003. Tigger was also featured in a song from Chocolate Factory and The Senior (2003), an album from Ginuwine.
Awards & Achievement
He has been rated as the six year undefeated radio champion for nighttime in Washington D.C. His peculiar voice modulation talents inspired EA Sports to have his voice used in introductions of their boxing video game, Fight Night 2004. Both the fans of the game and Bigger Tigger were equally pleased with this tie up.
Net Worth of Big Tigger
Big personalities have big balances in their bank accounts. Tigger’s fame and stardom has fetched him a lot of roles and offers on television and radio. Not to forget to mention the several brand endorsements that he has with brands that are associated with him. Tigger’s earnings from all the sources have pegged his net worth at a staggering $5 million.
Tigger has been a star television personality. Radio was his beginning but there is no end to his radio career. It was DJing that set him flying high in the world of stardom and fame. Apart from hosting his own show, he is still the resident DJ of Atlanka Hawks games.