Tory Lanez is a Canadian rapper, singer, songwriter, and record producer. He rose to fame with his mixtape Lost Cause in 2014. He is also known for his hit singles “Say It” and “Luv”, as well as his albums I Told You, Memories Don’t Die, Love Me Now? and Chixtape 5.
Lanez has collaborated with artists like Drake, Meek Mill, Tyga and Chris Brown. However, his career was overshadowed by his involvement in a shooting incident with fellow rapper Megan Thee Stallion in 2020, which led to his conviction and imprisonment in 2022.
|Full Name||Daystar Shemuel Shua Peterson|
|Profession||Rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer|
|Date of Birth||July 27, 1992|
|Current Age||30 years old|
|Place of Birth||Brampton, Ontario, Canada|
|Height||5 ft 7 in (1.7 m)|
|Weight||68 kg (150 lbs)|
|Eye Color||Dark brown|
|Tattoos on Body||Yes|
|Shoe Size||10 US|
Past & Current Relationships:
Tory Lanez has been linked to several women in the music industry, such as Trina, Teyana Taylor, Kehlani, Joseline Hernandez, and Kash Doll. However, none of these relationships were confirmed by either party. In 2019, he sparked dating rumors with Megan Thee Stallion after they were seen hanging out together on social media. However, their relationship turned sour in July 2020, when Tory allegedly shot Megan in the foot after an argument in a car. Tory denied the allegations and released an album titled Daystar in September 2020, in which he claimed his innocence and accused Megan of lying. However, in October 2020, he was charged with assault with a semiautomatic firearm, carrying a loaded, unregistered firearm in a vehicle, and discharging a firearm with gross negligence. He pleaded not guilty and was released on bail. In December 2022, he was found guilty of all charges and sentenced to 18 years in prison.
Early Life & Education:
|Siblings||Destiny Peterson (sister) and two younger half-siblings from paternal side|
|Lovers||Trina (2014-2015), Kaylin Garcia (2017), Masika Kalysha (2017), Bria Myles (2017), Nakita Johnson (2017-2018), Kash Doll (2018), Joseline Hernandez (2018), Megan Thee Stallion (2020)|
Tory Lanez was born Daystar Shemuel Shua Peterson on July 27, 1992, in Brampton, Ontario, Canada. He is of Bajan and Curaçaoan descent. His mother died when he was 11 years old due to a rare disease. His father was an ordained minister and missionary who moved around the US with Tory. Tory started rapping at an early age and adopted the stage name Tory Lanez after his friend Hakeem nicknamed him “Lanez” for his thrill-seeking tendencies. He dropped out of school in tenth grade and became homeless after his grandmother refused to take him in. He then moved to New York City and started making music videos for himself and other artists.
|Occupation||Rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer|
Lanez released his first mixtape, T.L 2 T.O., in 2009 and caught the attention of Sean Kingston, who signed him to his label Time is Money Entertainment.
He released his debut studio album, I Told You, in 2016, which debuted at number four on the Billboard 200 and received positive reviews from critics.
Lanez has since released three more studio albums: Memories Don’t Die (2018), Love Me Now? (2018), and Chixtape 5 (2020). He has also collaborated with several other artists, including Drake, Chris Brown, and 50 Cent. Lanez continued to release more mixtapes and albums in the next few years, such as Chixtape 4, Memories Don’t Die, Love Me Now? and Chixtape 5. He also ventured into different genres, such as dancehall, reggae, and Latin music.
The album was supported by two platinum-certified singles, “Say It” and “Luv”. Tory Lanez is one of the most successful and popular rappers in the world. He has won numerous awards, including a Juno Award for R&B/Soul Recording of the Year and a Juno Award for Rap Recording of the Year. He is known for his unique blend of rap and R&B, and his music has been praised by critics and fans alike.
He also received nominations for Grammy Awards, BET Awards, and MTV Video Music Awards. Lanez released several more mixtapes in the following years, including Chixtape, Sincerely Tory, and Conflicts of My Soul: The 416 Story. He also gained popularity on YouTube with his series Fargo Fridays, where he would release new songs every week. In 2015, he signed a deal with Benny Blanco’s Mad Love Records and Interscope Records.
Tory Lanez has been active in the music industry from 2009 until 2022. However, on December 23, 2022, he was convicted of three charges about his attack on Megan Thee Stallion in 2020 and was sent to jail. Lanez has been in many high-profile relationships, including with Jhene Aiko and Megan Thee Stallion. In 2020, he was arrested and charged with assault with a firearm after allegedly shooting Megan Thee Stallion in the foot. He has pleaded not guilty to the charges.
|Current Net Worth||$4 million|
|Fees||$10,000 to $30,000 for each live performance|
|Sources of Income||Album sales, live streaming, performances|
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Lanez has an estimated net worth of $2 million as of 2021. His main sources of income are his music sales, streaming royalties, touring and merchandise. He also earns money from endorsements and sponsorships. He has worked with brands like Puma, Reebok and Fashion Nova. He also owns his own record label, One Umbrella Records, which he founded in 2014.