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Tekashi 69 Net Worth: Music Career & Controversy

American rapper, singer, and songwriter Daniel Hernandez professionally known as Tekashi 69 Net Worth is estimated at around $8 million.

25 years old boy with distinctive rainbow-colored hair and different tattoos of different versions of number 69 on his body, this is what Hernandez looks like.

He is one of the most controversial rappers in terms of both personal and professional life.

The “Tekashi” part was motivated by Japanese anime, of which Hernandez was a huge fan, and the mystery of the Six-nine part was explained in an Instagram post.


In a very emotional way, he explained, “I never lost sense of where I came from. That’s what makes me 69″.

The true meaning of 69 is just because you’re right doesn’t mean I’m wrong; YOU JUST HAVEN’T SEEN LIFE FROM MY PERSPECTIVE.

Turn the 6 upside down its 9but remains the same in a different perspective. Open your mind and heart.”

Early Life and Family

Hernandez was born in Bushwick, Brooklyn, New York City, on May 8, 1996, as a second son to mother Natividad Perez-Hernandez and father Daniel Hernandez.

His biological dad was a heroin addict, and he abandoned his family when Hernandez was an infant.

He did not meet his father until he was nine and believed his father was dead.

His childhood was full of struggles.

After his stepfather was shot dead in the streets in 2010, his family had to go through a financial crisis.

He spent his youth in church with his older brother Oscar.

He was emotionally disturbed after the death of his stepdad also visited a therapist and was hospitalized for depression.

In addition, he mentioned his belief in god several times in his interview.

In an interview with American radio Angie Martinez, he said: he prayed a lot; he always thanks God for practical situations.

Every time there is a good situation, a cell in his brain says: ‘Say thank you to God.’

At 18 years old, Hernandez conceived his first daughter, Saraiyah Hernandez, with Sara Molina.

Briella Iris Hernandez is his daughter with Marlayna M.

He began dating Jade at the end of 2018, and after few weeks, he headed to prison.

Quick Facts

Full name Daniel Hernandez
Professional name Tekashi69

Tekashi 6ix9ine

Wallah Dan

Occupation Rapper, singer, songwriter
Genres Hip hop, hardcore hip hop, punk rap, scream rap, SoundCloud rap
Date of birth May 8, 1996 (age 25)
Zodiac sign Taurus
Birthplace  Bushwick, Brooklyn, New York City
Mother  Natividad Perez-Hernandez
Father Daniel Hernandez
Older brother Oscar Osiris Hernandez
Daughters Saraiyah Hernandez (born October 29, 2015)

Briella Iris Hernandez (born November 19, 2018)

Instagram 69 23.1 M
YouTube 69 19.7 M
Height 5 feet 6 inch
Eye color Dark Brown
Hair color Dark brown but dyed in rainbow color
Last Update May, 2024

Net Worth

According to celebrity net worth, Tekashi69’s net worth is estimated to be roughly $8 million.

Net Worth of Tekashi69 in Different Currencies

Let’s have a look into Tekashi69’s net worth in different currencies as of May, 2024.

Currency Net Worth
Euro € 6,772,800
Pound Sterling £ 5,794,040
Australian Dollar A$ 10,760,000
Canadian Dollar C$ 10,061,400
Indian Rupee ₹ 596,672,000
BitCoin ฿ 253.06

Jewelry, Cars, and Watches


The rapper owns multiple chains and grills, his chain ‘My Little Pony‘ alone costs $750,000.

His rainbow-colored grills collection is estimated to cost around $50,000.

He owns a pure diamond-made ‘Jigsaw’ chain, which costs $300,000.


In May 2020, he posted a video on Instagram showing his five cars in the background and captioned, “FOR EVERY RAPPER WHO NEEDS TO RENT CARS FOR THEIR VIDEO DM ME I OWN ALL MINE.”

After he came out from prison, he bought a Mercedes McLaren P1 for $2,000,000.

He also has a Rolls-Royce Ghost, which he bought at $300,000.

Rainbow Ferrari, whose rough price is around $242,223.

 Another luxurious masterpiece owned by rapper is Lamborghini Huracan Spyder.


In addition, he has a Rolex watch that cost $100,000 and a rainbow spinner and 69 rings that he bought for $300,000.

He posted a picture of his buy on an Instagram post, which read, “I made a million dollars this year, and I bought a fake Rolex with it, haha swag for the culture.”


Child sexual performance charges

Daniel was progressing as a competent, commercially feasible recording artist, but by the start of 2015, he did something shocking.

In 2015 Hernandez was involved in a child sexual performance charge.

In February, he and Taquan Anderson traveled to a trap house in Harlem to shoot footage for a new video but ended up making a series of sex tapes.

The video was posted to Instagram, and Hernandez was tagged in it.

He then reposted it to his own Instagram.

Tekashi 69 in Court
Tekashi 69 in Court

In the first, “Hernandez was seen behind the 13 years old naked girl making a thrusting motion with his pelvis and slapping her buttocks.

The child was nude in the video.

He acknowledged it was him in the video and that he’d posted it to social media.

He was arrested, and bail was set at $100,000, a sum he could never afford, and he spent the next few months in jail.

His lawyer from the Legal Aid Society negotiated a deal.

But again, in an interview in November 2017, he claimed to have had no sexual contact with the girl and refused, knowing she was minor.

Robbery, assault, and kidnapping incident

In Brooklyn, Hernandez was kidnapped, beaten, and robbed by three armed assailants on July 22, 2018.

In February 2019, Anthony “Harv” Ellison, a member of Nine Trey Gangsters, was indicted for kidnapping and assault.

Ellison was found guilty on October 3.

Domestic violence and alleged sexual assault

Molina, his ex-girlfriend, and mother of his 2nd daughter, told in an interview that Hernandez was a sex addict and used to beat her.

Molina informed the Daily Beast about various events of abuse, including one beating in Dubai that left her face so swollen.

Hernandez accepted that he used to physically abusing his ex-girlfriend again in an interview with The New York Times in 2020.

Trial of the Nine Trey Gangsters

Hernandez was declared guilty to nine charges on February 1, 2019.

But on February 16, a plea deal document revealed that the rapper could avoid jail time in exchange for his willingness to testify against fellow gang members in concurrent investigations.

To keep off what could have been a 47-year prison sentence, he acknowledged testifying in opposition to a group of Nine Trey Bloods gang members.

He testified over several days in September 2019 and was released on April 2, 2020.


After returning from prison, Hernandez posted a picture on Instagram announcing he was donating $200,000 to the campaign, which seeks to solve problems of hunger and poverty in the USA.

But the organization later told the BBC that his offer was declined. ”

We are grateful for Mr. Hernandez’s generous offer to donate to No Kid Hungry, but we have informed his representatives that we have declined this donation,” they said.

Hernandez visited the Dominican Republic in March 2018; he handed out $100 bills to residents in the area.

Tati, an eight-year-old Brooklyn girl suffering from brain cancer, wished to meet Hernandez.

He met her, spent the day, and took her out for a shopping spree.


Daniel was only 16 years of age when he began rapping.

In September 2014, he released “Pimpin,”; “Who The Fuck is You,” and “4769” in October 2014.

Hernandez’s commercial debut single “Gummo” was released on November 10, 2017; unsuccessful on release but became a success later on.

The single peaked at number 12 on the US Billboard Hot 100.

Later on, on January 11, 2018, Gummo” was certified Gold by the RIAA.

Then on March 5, it was certified Platinum, with the song reaching two million copies sold.

Tekashi69 Performing Live
Tekashi69 Performing Live

In the same year, he released his 2nd and 3rd hit songs named “kooda” and “fefe.”

Hernandez released his eighth single, “Fefe” ft Nicki Minaj and Murda Beatz, in July 2018.

The single debuted at number four on the Billboard Hot 100 before peaking at number three in its second week.

Fefe was his first single to reach the top five of the Hot 100.

Hernandez signed a two-album contract for over $10 million with his label 10K Projects for one album in English and one album in Spanish in October 2019.

May 8, 2020, he released his new single as his return to music. Song named “Gooba” was released together with a music video.

On June 12, 2020, his next single, “Trollz,” was released, collaborating with Nicki Minaj.

The song debuted at the top of the Hot 100, marking Hernandez’s first number-one single.

However, breaking the record for most significant position drop from number one in the chart’s history, “Trollz” fell to 34 in its second week.

On February 19, 2021, he returned with the track “Zaza,” particularly insulting Lil Durk and Meek Mill.

The song launched at number 90 on the Hot 100.

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Facts About Tekashi 69

  • He Tattooed His Brother’s Name Oscar Osiris Hernandez On His Body.
  • His Rose Tattoo Honors The Late Rapper, XXXTentacion
  • 50 Cent has called him his son.


Who is Tekashi69’s girlfriend?

Tekashi69 is in a relationship with Jade, a former bartender at a New York City strip club.



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