Lil Tjay (born April 30, 2001) is an American Musical Artist, Rapper, Singer, Songwriter, and Social Media Star from South Bronx, New York. He first gained immense popularity after the release of his song “Pop Out”.
It was released on February 1, 2019, in collaboration with Polo G (American rapper and singer). Pop Out’s music video came out on January 13, 2019, on Tjay’s official self-entitled YouTube channel. It received over 140 million views on YouTube.
Later, Columbia Records distributed the song. Furthermore, the hit track also got the number 11 position on the US Billboard Hot 100. In fact, Billboard magazine ranked it 35th on their 100 Best Songs of 2019 list.
Discography, Rise to Fame & Net worth
In 2017, the rapper started to upload his music on SoundCloud. His songs such as Resume and Brothers received a lot of appreciation. Later, Tjay participated in the Coast 2 Coast LIVE NYC All Ages Edition competition.
In fact, he even bagged placed the first position in the event held on March 10, 2018. Moreover, this competition got him the opportunity to sign a record deal with Columbia Records.
The 18-years-old launched his YouTube channel on January 27, 2018. He uploaded his first video titled “Lil TJAY – Resume (Official Music Video)” which received more than 17 million views as of February 2020.
Later, the rapper released his various songs on the platform such as “Ride for You”, “Brothers”, “New Flex ft. Asian Doll”, “Forever”, “Tear us Apart”, etc. In July 2018, the rapper worked with producer Cash Money AP in order to release “None of Your Love”.
The song received more than 18 million views within a few months. In addition, the producer also made various songs for him such as YoungBoy Never Broke Again, Lil Skies, and Ty Dolla Sign.
He then released his debut Extended Play “No Comparison” at the end of 2018. Its song song “Ready for War” was the most successful. Last year, on October 11, 2019, the artist published his debut studio album “True 2 Myself”.
The album featured big artists such as Lil Baby and Lil Wayne. The accumulated Net worth of Lil Tjay is $3 million US Dollars, as of 2020.
|Real Full Birth Name||Tione Jayden Merritt.|
|Nick name||Lil Tjay.|
|Profession||Actor, Writer, and Social Media Personality.|
|Famous for||his songs such as Pop Out, Resume, Brothers, etc.|
|Age (How old, as of 2019)||18 years.|
|Date of Birth (DOB), Birthday||April 30, 2001.|
|Birthplace/Hometown||South Bronx, New York, The United States of America.|
|Sexuality (Gay or Lesbian)||Straight.|
|Sun Sign (Zodiac Sign)||Taurus.|
|House In||New York City, USA.|
|Social Media Account Stats||Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/liltjay/
|Height (Tall)||Feet & Inches: 5' 10".
Centimeters: 178 cm.
Meters: 1.78 m.
|Weight||Kilograms: 65 Kg.
Pounds: 143 lbs.
|Body Measurements (Chest-waist-hips)||44-32-36.|
|Shoe Size (UK)||9.|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown.|
|Hair Color||Dark Brown.|
|Parents||Father: Name not available.
|Personal Life Relationship|
|Dating History?||Not disclosed by him.|
|Girlfriend||Name not available.|
|Highest Qualification||High School Drop-out.|
|School||Local High School.|
|Hobbies & Favorite Things|
|Favorite Celebrities||Rappers: Drake and Meek Mill.|
|Dream Holiday Destination||Australia.|
|Love to do||Singing and Traveling.|
|Favorite Food||Mexican Cuisine.|
|Net worth (approx.)||$3 million US dollars (As of 2019).|
Some Lesser Known Facts about Lil Tjay
- The rapper whose real full birth name is Tione Jayden Merritt was born in 2001 (age 18 years, as in 2019) in South Bronx, New York, the USA to his father and mother. Lil Tjay celebrates his birthday on the 30th of April.
- There are no details about his parents & siblings but his family is from Ghana.
- During an interview, the rapper told his fans that his musical influences are Drake and Meek Mill.
- He even spent a year in prison a few years back where he began to write songs.
- Tjay was just 16 years old when his song Resume” was released.
- Furthermore, His song “Brothers” amassed millions of streams on SoundCloud within few months of upload.
- The rapper’s EP contains featured YNW Melly (rapper from Gifford, Florida) who began gaining fame at that time.
- In his successful career, Tione Jayden Merritt also worked with notable artists such as Tory Lanez and YNW Melly.
- Jayden Merritt even accompanied Lil Mosey (Seattle rapper) on his nationwide tour throughout 2019.
- Rapper Lil Tjay has a modest build with a good height of 5 feet 10 inches (178 cm tall).
- Moreover, his weight is around 65 kg (143 lb) and maintains his weight by working in the gym 4 days a week.
- The singer is very private when it comes to his love life and past affairs. Therefore, Lil never revealed anything about his girlfriend on the internet.