|Popular Name:||6ix9ine, Tekashi 69|
|Birth Name:||Daniel Hernandez|
|Birth Date:||8 May 1996|
|Birth Place:||Bushwick, New York, United States|
|Years active:||2014 till date|
|Net Worth:||$5 Million|
|Last Updated:||April 2020|
Daniel Hernandez, also known as 6ix9ine or Tekashi69, is an American rapper. His music has been identified by his aggressive pattern of rapping, while his controversial public image is characterized by his extensive tattoos, distinctive rainbow-colored hair, legal issues, and public feuds with fellow celebrities. Music has been the source responsible for most of 6ix9ine net worth 2020 which has accumulated to a reasonable amount since his debut in the music industry in 2014. Further reading highlights details on 6ix9ine net worth 2020 , biography, career, personal life, and achievements as one of the most popular rap artists of the new generation.
6ix9ine’s Early Life
Daniel Hernandez was born to a Mexican mother and Puerto Rican father in New York, United States, on 8 May 1996. He grew up in the Bushwick neighbourhood of Brooklyn. When he was in grade 3, his biological father left the family. Later on in 2010, his stepfather was shot to death outside of his home. This was an unpleasant incident for the family, causing Hernandez to be deeply depressed because he was just 13 years old at that time. He was later discovered to have post-traumatic stress disorder.
In the absence of neither his father nor stepfather, Tekashi started to hang out with the wrong crowd and joined them in misbehaving. Due to his arrogance, he got kicked out of school when he was in 8th grade.
Daniel Hernandez started dropping rap tracks in 2014. Over the next years that followed, he released multiple songs and got a lot of attention because of his aggressive style of music rapping. Many of his songs were initially released by FCK THEM, a music production label based in Slovakia.
After three years of making and uploading his music, 6ix9ine became famous on social media due to an instagram post on July 2017 which went viral on both Twitter and Reddit where the rapper’s eccentric appearance made him a viral internet meme.
In 2017, he released his debut single ‘Gummo’ which peaked at the 12th spot on the US Billboard Hot 100. He announced his debut mixtape which was released in 2018, called ‘Day69’. This mixtape debuted at 4th place on the Billboard 200 album chart, with 55,000 album-equivalent units of which 20,000 were pure sales. This includes his hit singles ‘Keke’, ‘Keke,’ and features other artists Fetty Wap, Young Thug, Tory Lanez, among others. He featured on rapper Trippie Redd’s track ‘Poles1469′ around the same time. After the release of his mixtape ‘Day69’, two songs from the album, ‘Rondo’ and ‘Billy’, both debuted on Billboard Hot 100 chart with ‘Billy’ peaking at number 50.
In April 2018, he released a track titled ‘Gotti’, which was a remix of a feature he previously did for the rap artist Packman, titled, “Got it, Got it’. The track got added to the ‘Day69’ mixtape as a deluxe song and eventually debuted at the 99th spot on the Billboard Hot 100 before it dropped off the following week.
In July 2018, Tekashi had his first top five on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, a track titled ‘Fefe’ featuring Murda Beatz and Nicki Minaj. The song became a big hit worldwide and debuted at 4th place on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. He’s also collaborated with rapper 50 Cent on the song “KINGS”.
6ix9ine’s style of rapping has been described as aggressive and full-throated. He was formerly signed to ‘EG Entertainment,’ which is a subsidiary of ‘Universal Music Group.’ This record label was managed by Elliott Grainge, son of Lucian Grainge the chairman of ‘Universal Music Group’. Later on, Daniel Hernandez switched to ‘Interscope Records.’
His discography consists of the following:
Dummy Boy (2018)
Awards & Achievements
The rapper hasn’t won any major awards so far. However, a number of his studio projects have received wide acclaim and attention from fans worldwide. His single “Fefe” claimed the 4th spot on the Billboard Hot 100 list. Additionally, several songs from his album entered the Billboard charts. 6ix9ine is a wonderful rapper, and in the nearest future, his unique and aggressive pattern will surely help him achieve greatness in the music industry.
6ix9ine has never been in any serious relationship according to him. However, he has a daughter from his previous relationship. There are no details about the name of this child nor it’s mother.
On the bright side, Daniel Hernandez is known for his charity donations to several causes and schools.
Tekashi 6ix9ine has the number ‘69’ tattooed more than 200 times on his body. According to him, the name of his gang is ’69′, and the number represents his lifestyle. In his own words, his explanation of ’69′ – “Because you are right, does not mean that I’m wrong. It’s a question of perspective. Turn the number 6 upside down and it becomes 9, but remains same in another perspective. So open up your mind and heart’.
Hernandez is a supporter of the “SCUM gang”, where SCUM is an acronym for ‘‘Society Can’t Understand Me’’. His philosophy of life is, to help those who can’t help themselves, and stand for those that cannot stand for themselves. He has also participated in ‘New York Walk for AIDs.’
You can easily identify 6ix9ine by his heavily inked body. The number ’69’ also appears on his face. His hair is naturally black in colour, but he always wears it colored like a rainbow. He is 175cm tall and weighs 64kg.
6ix9ine Net Worth
Following his drop out from school, the professional rapper 6ix9ine net worth 2020 has risen to millions of dollars, following his success in the music industry since his debut in 2014.
Salaries & Earnings
Although his annual salary is not known, it has been reported that the rapper has signed a $7.5 million worth deal with a label. 6ix9ine has also made claims about his contract with RICHGANG company worth $15 million, and another $4.9 million headphone endorsement deal. The famous rapper has over 14.6 million followers on Instagram and over 500,000 Twitter followers, and according to Influencer Marketing Hub, his Instagram account can fetch him around $29,148 – $48,580 for every sponsored post for any endorsement deal.
Assets, House, Cars, Wealth
6ix9ine is known for putting his luxurious life on his social media pages, along with his costly house and cars. Currently, he resides in a house in Brooklyn, New York, which is expected to worth hundreds of thousand dollars. His collection of expensive cars include:
1. Chevrolet Tahoe Custom ($50,000)
2. Custom Ferrari (worth $200,000)
3. Rolls Royce Ghost ($340,000)
4. Corvette C3 ($30,000)
5. Ferrari Italia 458 ($200,000)
Aside from expenses on assets, Tekashi seems to spend a lot of cash on expensive travels, jewelry, clothes, and daily life luxury.