Daniel Hernandez also referred to as Tekashi69 or 6ix9ine, is a well-known American rapper and comes from New York City. The rapper is famous for possessing controversial behavior and for his commonly used technique, brute force screaming in all his songs. Hernandez’s way to fame started his way to fame after releasing the debut single, “Gummo,” in 2017 that emerged number 12 on the United States Billboard Hot 100.
Net worth: $8 million
Real Name: Daniel Hernandez
Celebrity Name: Tekashi 6ix9ine
Date of birth: 8th May 1996
Place of birth: Bushwick, Brooklyn
Profession: Songwriter, Rapper
Height: 5 feet, 5inches that is; 1.65m
Marital Status: Not married
Children (Yes): (Two daughters) Saraiyah Hernadez. Additionally, and Briella Iris Hernandez.
Early Life of Tekashi 6ix9ine
Daniel Hernandez was born in Bushwick, Brooklyn, in New York City on 8th May 1996 to a Puerto Rican father and a Mexican mother. Hernandez grew alongside his brother and was raised by his parents until the age of 13 years. Both he and his brother were introduced in the church throughout their youth; Hernandez loved singing in church, and most of the time, he was chosen to read the bible. He later got expelled from school in his 8th grade and never went back. His father got murdered in 2009, which pushed Hernandez to sell drugs to help his mother. Hernandez also did other jobs like been a busboy and even a grocery boy.
Age, Height, and Weight
Hernandez was born on 8th May 1996, and as of now, he is 24 years old. He is 1.65m tall and weighs 64 kilograms.
Hernandez has asthma. He can also speak in Spanish as it can be seen he sang his three tracks in Spanish, “Mala” and “Bebe,” in 2018 with Anuel AA, a Puerto Rican rapper. He is a Christian and believes that there is God. Hernandez conceived a daughter at 18 years old with Sara Molina, and the daughter was named Saraiyah Hernadez. Additionally, he got another daughter with Marlyan M in 2018 named Briella Iris Hernandez.
Before Hernandez headed to prison in late 2018, he has been dating Jade (Racheal Watley), who has tattooed Hernandez’s face twice in her body. On 1st October 2020, Hernandez got hospitalized, and it was reported that he had an overdose, which resulted from mixing McDonald’s McCafe coffee with two Hydroxycut diet pills. Hernandez claimed that he gained over 200 lbs while in prison but argued that the medication’s use helped him to 30lbs since his release. However, his lawyer still denies that Hernandez had an overdose of the medicine.
Hernandez started his career in 2014 by releasing some rap songs. Over the following three years, the rapper released various tracks. It gained significant attention since he had an aggressive rapping style—most of Hernandez’s early rap songs by the Slovakia music label FCK THEM. An Instagram post that went viral on Twitter and Reddit in July 2017 made Hernandez rise to prominence; this was after Hernandez’s eccentric appearance made him be used as an internet meme. 6IX9INE released the “Gummo” debut single in 2017 and was ranked number twelve (12) on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100.
The rapper then announced the debut mixtape referred to as “Day 69,” which was later released in 2018. The mixtape premiered number 4 on the 200 album Billboard. In a chart possessing 55,000 albums equivalent units, 20 000 of them were just pure sales. After Hernandez released “Day69”, “Rondo” and “Billy,” which were two songs from his album were debuted on Hot 100, and the “Billy” song was ranked number 50.
Hernandez continued collaborating with various artists like Nicky Minaj and 50 cents until 2018 when he got arrested and was charged with murder conspiracy, weapon possession, and racketeering. In early 2018, 6ix9ine took a plea and testified against his co-defendants and was sentenced to two years but only served for half of the time. Since his release, the rapper has continued with his music career, and he is even breaking YouTube records and even hits # 1 in the Billboard records like the “TROOLZ’ song that features Nicky Minaj.
Net Worth and Salary
As of 2021, 6ix9ine’s net worth is around $8 million. In October 2019, Hernandez marked an arrangement with a record organization of ten projects. The deal is approximated to be worth about $10 million with an inspiration of two collections which are to be delivered shortly; one in Spanish and the other one in English.
6ix9ine declared that he made an arrangement worth $5 million with Global Stream Now in July 2020. It covers Hernandez virtual exhibition held in September 2020.
Tekashi 6ix9ine Awards and Achievements
6ix9ine’s debut mixtape, the “Day69,” was set number 4 and had 55,000 album-equivalent units, with 20,000 been just pure album sales. The rapper Dummy boy debut studio that was also debuted number two in the Billboard 200 had 66,0000 teams, including 10,000 pure sales of the albums.
In the music industry, Tekashi has created a super name for himself. He has become a great rapper who is known worldwide with a vast fan base. He is still at the beginning of his music career. It is evident that within the next few years, his net worth will have increased significantly.