Tory Lanez, a Canadian rapper, rose to prominence after releasing the mixtape Conflicts of My Soul: The 416 Story. He is also a singer, record producer, fashion designer, and music video director.
Early Life of Tory Lanez
He was born Daystar Shemuel Shua Peterson in Brampton, Ontario, Canada. On July 27, 1992. Sonstar Peterson (father) and Luella Peterson (mother) are his parents. Tory’s mother was from the island country of Curaçao. His family was originally from Montreal before relocating to Miami, Florida. Troy is of Black ethnicity and holds Canadian nationality.
Throughout his childhood, Lanez was known to practice and hone his rapping skills. Troy learns that his mother, Luella, died of a rare disease. Lanez’s father became an ordained minister and missionary after his mother died, causing them both to move around the United States frequently.
Tory was sent to live with his cousin Dahir Abib, Orane Forrest, in Jamaica, Queens, New York, in 2006 because of his behavior problems. He was then forced to relocate to Toronto with his grandmother. When he turned 15, his grandmother refused to care for him. Tory dropped out of tenth grade at the age of sixteen.
About Tory’s Nickname
He ran into his friend Hakeem, who was working as a janitor at the time. Hakeem gives him the nickname “Lanez” in reference to Daystar’s thrill-seeking tendencies, which occasionally saw him mucking around in the street, not looking for traffic and playing in the lanes.
Tory Lanez’s Net Worth
Tory Lanez’s net worth is estimated to be $4 million. He is one of Canada’s highest-paid songwriters and rappers. He has amassed a sizable net worth from the music industry as a result of album sales, live streaming, and performing.
According to reports, the charges are between $10,000 and $30,000 to perform a show. Lanez also earns a living from his YouTube channel, where all of his videos receive millions of views.
Tory is also the founder of the One Umbrella record label. According to reports, he makes more than $300,000 per year.
Tory Lanez’s Girlfriend
Tory Lanez has been in numerous relationships with numerous girlfriends. He has also dated a number of beautiful and well-known women in the past.
He previously dated Trina, an American rapper, and TV personality. The relationship began dating in May 2014. Katrina Laverne Taylor is Trina’s real name. Unfortunately, they divorced in April 2017. He dated Dream Doll from October 2015 to November 2016.
In 2017, he was also linked to Kaylin Garcia. They never confirmed their relationship, however. Garcia is a singer, dancer, fitness instructor, model, and host.
He was linked to Bria Myles, a Glamour model and actress, and Masika Kalysha, an American actress, reality television personality, singer/songwriter, entrepreneur, and businesswoman, in 2017.
Tory was in a relationship with Nakita Johnson, his girlfriend. Nakita, his ex-girlfriend, is a YouTuber. The couple began dating in November 2017 but split up in March 2018. In 2018, he was dating American rapper Kash Doll. However, there is no mention of when or how their relationship ended.
Tory was in a relationship with his girlfriend Joseline Hernandez in August 2018. The duo’s romance was also short-lived. Hernandez, his ex-girlfriend, is a Puerto Rican reality television personality, rapper, and actress.
Tory faced backlash for his relationship with his ex-girlfriend Megan Thee Stallion. The couple’s relationship, however, ended in controversy.
Tory and Megan’s Disagreement
Tory was arrested after police discovered a concealed weapon in his car after he attended a violent house party. Megan Thee Stallion, another rapper, was injured in the incident.
Megan was initially reported to have been injured by broken glass, but it was later revealed that she was shot by Tory.
Lanez was charged with three felonies, including assault with a semiautomatic firearm, in October 2020, and a protective order was issued barring him from contacting Megan or coming within 100 feet of her. Tory’s bail was increased from $190,000 to $250,000 after he broke the protective order in August 2021.
Tory Lanez’s Kids
Tory Lanez has a child. In the midst of all this success, he gave birth to his first child. Tory has a son named Kai’Lon. Kai, the rapper’s son, was born in April 2017.
His fans and followers were taken aback by the news of his son’s birth. In addition, Lanez’s baby mother’s identity is still unknown.
Hair Loss Concerns for Tory Lanez
Lanez has been dealing with hair loss for quite some time. He was also mocked when photos of him with bald patches went viral on social media.
Tory began singing at the age of 17. Despite this, he had no vocal training. In 2009, he released the mixtape “T.L 2 T.O.” Lanez rose to prominence following the release of his mixtape Conflicts of My Soul: The 416 Story in August 2013.
In 2015, he signed with record producer Benny Blanco’s Mad Love Records via Interscope Records. He released four mixtapes the following year: “Playing for Keeps,” “Just Landed,” “One Verse One Hearse,” and “Mr. 1 Verse Killah.”
In 2011, he also signed with Kingston’s record label, Time is Money Entertainment. Tory followed up with “Chixtape” in 2011, “Sincerely Tory” in 2012, “Conflicts of My Soul: The 416 Story” in 2013, and “Lost Cause” in 2014.
Lanez’s debut studio album, I Told You, was released in 2016 and featured the singles “Say It” and “Luv,” which charted at number 23 and 19, respectively, on the Billboard Hot 100.
In 2018, he released his second and third studio albums, Memories Don’t Die and Love Me Now? Lanez’s fourth studio album, Chixtape 5, debuted at number two on the US Billboard 200.
Daystar, his fifth studio album, was released in 2020 and debuted at number 10 on the Billboard 200. He has been nominated for and won numerous awards. Lanez was nominated for a Grammy Award and four Juno Awards for his song “Luv.”
Tory Lanez’s Height and Weight
Tory Lanez has a height of 5 feet 7 inches (1.70 m). His body weight is approximately 149 pounds. Tory has dark brown eyes and black hair.