Tyga biography
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Interesting Biography Facts

Real name

Michael Ray Nguyen-Stevenson



Birth Date

November 19, 1989


31 years

Zodiac Sign



Compton, California, United States


Gardena High School



Tyga family members

Mother's Name

Pasionaye Nguyen

Is Tyga a gay/bisexual?


What is Tyga marital status?


How many children does he have?

1 (son King Cairo Stevenson)

Tyga wife

Jordan Craig (ex-wife)

Jordan Craig

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The rapper Tyga was officially married just once in his life. He tied a knot with the model Jordan Craig. They registered their marriage on September 6, 2010, but that marriage was not successful, so a month after the wedding date Tyga filed for divorce, which was finalized in 2011.

Jordan and Tyga have amicable relationships as of now. The rapper puts likes under the model’s photos on Instagram.

Ms. Craig has a son Prince, born in 2017 with her ex-partner Tristan Thompson.

Blac Chyna (ex-partner; baby mother)

Tyga ex partner

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Date of birth: May 11, 1988

Tyga kids

King Cairo Stevenson (son with Blac Chyna)

Date of birth: October 16, 2012

We’ve told about Cairo in “Blac Chyna”, check to know more about this cute boy.

Who are Tyga parents?


Tyga is not close to his father. The man is in prison. He is serving his life sentence. He is an African American. On Tyga’s 25th birthday he wrote his estranged son an emotional letter, where Mr. Stevenson confessed, that he had blamed himself for not being a part of his son’s life. Tyga shared the letter with his fans through Twitter. 

Pasionaye Nguyen (mother)

Pasionaye Nguyen mother Tyga

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Date of birth: 1973

Tyga shares a close bond with his mother Pasionaye Nguyen. It was she, who brought him up and helped him to discover his talent. 

The rapper’s mother has Vietnamese roots. She is the daughter of Kim Nguyen and a sister of Cece Nguyen.

Pasionaye, or PJ, as she calls herself on social media, met Mr. Stevenson, when she was in her teens. She fell in love with him and got pregnant from him. PJ was just 16, when she gave birth to her son Michael Ray, professionally known as a rapper, Tyga.

Her ex-husband could be very rude to her. After some cases of domestic violence, PJ separated from the man. Later, in 1991, he was imprisoned. 


Tyga is a famous American-based rapper. His talent was discovered in 2008, and since then he remains one of the brightest names in the industry. His songs occupied the leading positions in various music charts numerous times. Besides, he was a hero of some loud scandals, too.

His real name is Michael Ray Nguyen-Stevenson. By the way, his stage nickname “Tyga” means “Thank You God Always”, as he opened up on Twitter one day. 

He was born in Compton, California, United States. When the boy turned 11, his mother took him to the city of Gardena, where he was raised. In his primary school years, the boy had already fallen in love with hip hop. He eagerly listened to the songs of Eminem, Fabolous, and Lil Wayne. Around that time he wrote his first song. 

In the 2000s Tyga had already understood, that music was the career he wanted to pursue the rest of his life. At first, he performed together with his cousin Travie McCoy. At that time Travie was the member of the band “Fall Out Boy”. Through his cousin, Tyga got acquainted with another member of the band – Pete Wentz. Pete noticed at first sight that the young man, who dreamed to become a rapper, was talented. That’s why Pete offered Tyga to produce his first set of songs.

In 2008 the hip hop artist, supported by the bass guitar player Pete Wentz, released his first album “No Introduction”, which immediately became popular.

As of now, Tyga boasts with 7 studio albums, the latest of which, “Legendary” was released in 2019. His talent is proved with some awards, the most prestigious of which is a Grammy nomination, which he got in 2011. 

Interesting and fun facts

  1. As of now, Tyga is officially single. Nevertheless, his love life is always very saturated, that’s why very often he appears in the center of public attention. His long love list includes the singer Kiely Williams, the model Carla Howe, reality TV star Kylie Jenner and the rapper Iggy Azalea. Recently, he was caught by paparazzi with a mysterious beautiful woman, a tall and slim brunette, whom Tyga was hugging.
  2. Everyone, who dreamed to see rapper Tyga naked, could satisfy their curiosity in 2015. Then the artist’s nude photo appeared on the Internet. Previously, the rapper sent that photo to Mia Isabella, a porn actress.
  3. In 2008 he was robbed. The unknown people took his diamond chains. 
  4. In 2012 Tyga made a debut as a film director. He chose an unusual genre to realize his directorial ambitions – adult movies. He named his work of art “Rack City”. It turned to be successful and brought Tyga three award nominations. 
  5. Now the rapper joins his career as a musician with acting. He is a constant cast member of the horror series “Scream”. 
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