The Canadian born Rapper Tory Lanez’s real name is Daystar Shemuel Peterson. To be catchy in their professional life, he intentionally changed his name. During the childhood of Tory, his family moved to Florida. Tory Lanez is a multi-talented person. Yes! Apart from singer, he also a record producer, songwriter, and a unique fashion designer. Here in this article, we have briefed Tory Lanez Net Worth along with his career highlights.
As of the year-end 2020, Tory Lanez Net Worth was approximately 2 million. His revenue per year ranges from 400-600. In the year 2020, his revenue was 672.8k. He is signed to Interscope records. Through Hip hop, rap music, R&B, and Soul he has made his name in the musical industry.
Contributory factors to Tory Lanez Net worth:
Tory Lanez is a popular Canadian rapper who has a Net worth of roughly 2 Million. He did not become a popular star overnight and he had to come a long way through for it to happen. In 2009, he released his mixtape, and then he directed some of his own music videos and posted them on his YouTube channels. His freestyling video over “Beamer, Benz, or Bentley” of Lloyd Banks got the attention of Sean Kingston.
His YouTube videos and the ability to direct his own videos helped him in achieving huge fame. One of his videos “Lost Cause” was so popular among the youngster at that time and it turned the table in Tory’s career. He debuts at no 1 on Billboard Top Rap album charts. His song Daystar debuted at No 10 on Billboard 200 chart with earning 36000 album units in his first week itself. All of his dedication has yielded him great success and wealth in the musical industry.
Albums and Billboard record:
After getting recognition from his YouTube channel, he started releasing his albums. His debut studio album- I told you, which included singles, say it and love were peaked on Billboard hot 100 at 23 and 19 respectively. He released his second and third studio album in 2018; Memories do not die and love me now.
In 2019 he released his fifth album, Chixtape that peaked up on US Billboard 200 at number 2. His sixth recent album, Daystar also got peaked at number 10 on Billboard 200. Thus he has a kind of habit of releasing albums and getting them on the Billboard list.
Childhood and early life:
He was born on 27 July 1992 in Ontario, Canada. Before moving to Florida his family was based in Montreal. Since his childhood, he was interested in singing especially in rapping and he used to brush up his skills of rapping throughout his childhood. When his mother died a tragic death, he and his father had to subsequently move to the USA.
Tory’s friend Hakeem, who met tory in Georgia, is the person behind the change of his original name. Lanez’s thrill-seeking tendency, wandering around the lanes without caring for traffic- inspired his friend Hakeem to give him the name Lanez. In 2006, he was forced to return to Canada, but his grandmother did not take care of him because of his behavioral issues and at the age of 15, he was on his own.
He had hard times as no one had his back, not his parents nor his grandmother. But he managed to come out of it and started rapping again. He dropped out from 10th grade and began performing songs. He started singing in which he had an interest, although he never had vocal training for singing or rapping.
Achievements and awards:
For his albums and dedication to the music industry, he has been awarded and nominated for many categories. Out of which he has won Juno award for Rap Recording of the year- for shooters in 2017, in 2019 Juno award for Rap recording for Love me now? In 2020 for Feel it too he won the Juno award for R&B/Soul recording of the year.
Apart from these he has been nominated for Grammy and BET hip hop awards for his work Luv and Love me now?
Here are the lists of the all-time best song from Tory Lanez
- LUV (Song, 2016)
- I Told You (Album, 2016)
- Pa Mi (Song, 2018)
Some legal issues that cannot be overlooked:
In 2016, during a concert, there was a violent fight between him and the audience; he used slang words in form of them which he should not. The police had to intervene and arrested many people. The concert promoters took legal action against him.
Recently in 2020, he was arrested after leaving a party, for having concealed weapons with him present on his vehicle. He had controversies with Megan Thee Stallion, and he targeted her on his fifth album, so many people did not entertain him for his this action.
Some of the interesting facts:
At a young age when he became nearly homeless when his grandmother refused to take him in. After the death of his mother, his father got married again, and he had no one on his side. He spent years on the streets and his childhood passion for rapping and singing got higher and higher. He likes his style to be called as swavey style.
They once stated that music has helped him in coming out of the dark times, and memories. His mother died due to rare diseases when he was so young. But he has a passion for music at a very young age and that music helped him in coming over the grief of his mother. His loss and struggle had made him stronger.
He is a social media sensation. He is very active on social media, he always keeps his fans updated with his life. They usually post comments and posts on Instagram so that his fans can know what he is been up to. On Twitter, he has nearly 1.6 Million followers, and on Instagram 4.7 Million followers. Thus with direction, rapping, and social media sensation, he is a multi-talented artist with a Net worth of 2 Million.
Some of the Famous Quotes from Tory Lanez:
“But I’m used to people telling me I sound like whoever they want to tell me I sound like. You know, in general, I think some of the rap game sounds like me, to be honest with you.”
“I just thought it was serious, and I wanted to share that light with people and bring them back to the times where I didn’t have things. And I’m going to continue to do that. It’s about relating to people, and people being able to relate to your story. I just wanted to give them all of me.”
“Ms. Thomas was a teacher that told me I wouldn’t make it, and she told me this other girl in the classroom, would sign my cheques…. well, thank you, Ms. Thomas, that for giving me the motivation to do what I wanted to do.”
“My goals are set differently. I want to be the biggest artist in the world. I’m gonna be the biggest artist in the world.”
“I direct all my videos. It’s the same thing. I will never take credit (away) from people, or I don’t ever really take that much credit when I do something too. Because sometimes, I just want the other person to get that. You know, I’m not hungry for (attention), but at the same time, I do direct.”
Tory’s first-ever mixtape was released in 2009, ‘T.L 2.T.O’. His debut mixtape released in Youtube once he gained a lot of fans for his song. He started to direct his own album in 2014. But Tory Lanez came to the limelight as a singer after the release of his mixtape ‘Lost Cause’. We predict Tory Lanez net worth might goes around $3 million by the end of 2021.