Clifford Joseph Harris is a well-known American rapper, songwriter, and author. People better knew him by nicknames T. I and T.I.P, which stands for Ten Inch Playa. Later his producers changed it to T.I. His fans would not confuse him with Q-tip, another rapper.
T.I. and wife Tiny are back in the news because more than 30 women allege that the couple and their staff drugged and sexually assaulted us.
About a decade ago, when T.I was in prison on gun charges, his wife Tiny also got arrested and gone to jail for keeping drugs Methamphetamines.
Т.І. Nеt Wоrth
Аѕ оf 2022, his net worth is 65 mіllіоn dollars. T. I’s muѕіс and асtіng саrееr соntributеd to his wealth. Ѕоmе muѕіс аlbumѕ реrfоrmеd wеll at соmmеrсіаl level and sold оvеr one mіllіоn editions. Out of nine albums, seven are сеrtіfіеd as Рlаtіnum. Some other sources contribute to his net worth include fіlmоgrарhу саrееr, muѕіс tоurѕ, and еndоrѕеmеnt dеаlѕ with organizations ѕuсh аѕ Ахе Воdу-Ѕрrау and Сhеvrоlеt.
T.I Early Life And Education
Born on 25 September 1980, Clifford Joseph Harris Junior lived with his grandparents in the Center Hill neighborhood almost off Bankhead Highway in Atlanta. Clifford started rapping at the age of eight. He went to Douglass High School but he dropped out. There was a time when people called him RubberBand Man because he wore rubber bands around his wrist to signify wealth composed of drugs or money.
T.I Music Career
In 1999, Harris endorsed his 1st label album with LaFace. Later in 2003, he signed a deal with Atlantic and built his label, Grand Hustle Records. He published a total of ten studio records. Out of them, seven reached the Top-5 Billboard 200 list.
The following year T.I. released his album Urban Legend. His third album ‘Paper Trail’ was his most growing album to date.
In 2013, his ten-years agreement with Atlantic terminated, and following, Columbia Records signed him. With their collaboration, he published Paperwork in 2014 and Dime Trap in the year 2018.
In 2015, T.I. made a controversial statement about Hillary Clinton that he did not want a woman leader for his nation. He ignored every other person thinking that a woman president could do better than a man. He received very harsh comments from people on social media. Later, he tweeted publicly for an apology.
Again in 2019, T.I. encountered an immense backlash after saying on a podcast show that he escorted his daughter to keep her hymen examined by a gynec to ascertain her virginity.
In 2020, Deyjah Harris said she is maintaining a distance from her dad after the whole incident.
T.I’s Legal Issues
T.I attended two terms in jail- for violations on probation and for keeping weapons without a license. Both he and his wife were arrested in 2010 on drug charges. He was imprisoned for 11 months. However, on Oct.25, the charges against him were dropped. On Nov.1, he reported again to attend his eleven-month penalty.
T.I’s Legal Parents And Siblings
His legal parents are Violeta Morgan and Clifford Harris Sr. aka Buddy. Buddy Sr. lived in New York and frequently went there to see him. Buddy Harris endured Alzheimer’s disease and expired from the illness. T. I has one elder sister Precious Harris whom he lost to a car accident in 2019.
Back in 1995, T. I was in a relationship with Lashon Dixon but got separated in 2001. Between 2001-2010, he has been in many relationships with models, such as Ranniqua, Trina, Nia Long. However, since 2010, T.I. was in a relationship with Tameka Cottle, a.k.a. Tiny. The couple wedded in July 2010 in Florida. In 2016, Tiny filed a divorce case against T.I. Currently, the couple is working on a reconciliation. Tameka Cottle net worth is estimated at $3 million.
Both Tiny and T.I are parents to a total of seven children. They have two sons and one daughter together. Apart from that, T. I had two sons with Lashon Dixon. Moreover, he has one daughter with R&B singer Ms. Niko. Through Cottle’s previous relationship, T. I has one stepdaughter too.