Tekashi69 Net Worth: Daniel Hernandez professionally known by his stage name as Tekashi69, 6ix9ine is a rapper based in Brooklyn. He is known for his collaboration with rappers like Trippie Redd, Famous Dex, Bodega Bamz and Dalyb. As of 2017, Tekashi69 net worth is estimated to be $500,000.
Tekashi69 was born on May 18, 1996 in Brooklyn, New York. His mother is from Mexico and his father is from Puerto Rico. Tekashi69 was expelled from the school when he was in 8th grade and his father was murdered when he was 13 years old. To run his family, he worked at a bodega and also sold weed for money.
Tekashi grew up listening to heavy metal bands like All that Remains and Parkway Drive.Tekashi69 started his rapping career working with crew ScumGang69. Other members were ScumBagChad, 6Zilla9 and Righteous P. In 2015, he collaborated with Bodega Bamz on single “Shinigami”. Hernandez is known for creating low budget music videos where he also uses explosive visual effects, Grand Theft Auto themes, anime and incredible outfits.
In summer of 2017, Tekashi69 dropped the single “Owee” featuring Trippie Redd and UnoTheActivist. After that he released songs like Yokai, Zeta Zero 0.5, Hellsing Station and Gummo. All of these songs have gained over million views on YouTube and SoundCloud. On November 20, 2017, his single “Gummo” debuted on the Billboard Hot 100 and so far the video has been streamed over 14 million times.
Tekashi69 has also been involved in some bad activities during his early days. He went to jail for selling heroin outside a store and then beating up the owner of the store. He was working in the bodega and selling heroin. He was caught soon after and went to jail for a few months. After getting out of the jail, he decided to switch his career to music.