A Canadian rapper, Tory Lanez first gained widespread attention for his 2014 mixtape, Lost Cause. Since then, he has released dozens of singles, as well as a charting album. Just recently, he received his first Grammy Award nomination for his song, Luv. Below, you can learn more about the R&B artist.
Tory Lanez– 2017 Facts
Occupation and Job
R&B artist, rapper, record producer
Tory Lanez originally came to the public’s attention with the release of his 2014 mixtape, Lost Cause. Since then, he has also dropped the charting album, I Told You, which has landed on the record charts in multiple countries.
Age – How Old is He?
He is 25 years old
Birthday/Date of Birth
His birthday is on July 27, 1992
Place of Birth/Hometown
Tory Lanez was born in Brampton, Ontario. Growing up, he lived with his family in Montreal, before relocating to Miami, Florida. Following his father’s second marriage, they moved to Atlanta, Georgia.
He is African American
Tory Lanez Height, Weight & Body Facts
How Tall – Height in Feet
He is 5’7″ tall
How Tall – Height in Meters
He is 170cm tall
Weight in Pounds
He currently weighs 154 pounds
Weight in Kilograms
He currently weighs 70kg
At this time, Tory Lanez’s body measurements are unavailable
His waist size has not been disclosed
His shoe size has not been disclosed
Is Tory Lanez in a Relationship?
The Canadian rapper has been dating Kaylin Garcia, an American model since the summer of 2016.
A Tory Lanez’s Girlfriends
In the past, Tory Lanez was in a relationship with fellow rapper, Trina.
As far as we know, Tory Lanez does not have any sisters.
He has an older brother named Orange Forrest, whom he moved in with after getting into trouble as a teen.
Tory Lanez recently welcomed a newborn son named Kai into his life earlier this year. A proud father, he has since shared a clip of his son onto Instagram. At this time, the identity of the mother has not been revealed.
According to an interview with the rapper, he had gone to high school in Brampton.
As far as we can tell, Tory Lanez has not gone to college. Instead, he has been working on ramping up his music career.
At this time, we do not have any information on Tory Lanez’s salary.
As of 2017, Tory Lanez has an estimated net worth of $1.5 Million.
He enjoys creating new music in his spare time
Favorite TV Show
Favorite Music Artists
Growing up, some of his biggest musical inspirations included R. Kelly and Brandy, among others.
Born on July 27, he is a Cancer
This information is currently unknown
This information is currently unknown
Tory Lanez’s Social Media Accounts & Usernames
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Tory Lanez’s Snapchat Username
As far as we know, Tory Lanez is not active on Snapchat
Other Interesting Facts:
- He had stopped rapping for a few years after finding out about his mother’s death as a teen
- His nickname “Lanez” was given to him by his friend Hakeem, who he had met in Atlanta, Georgia
- He has received many accolades over the past two years including a Grammy Award nomination, two BET Award nominations, three Juno Award nominations, among others
- He refers to himself as “foreign money”, being a Canadian rapper in America
- As a teen, he enjoyed various thrill-seeking activities such as playing in the lanes and “mucking around in the streets
- His father worked as a missionary and as an ordained minister, w which led to him moving frequently throughout the US growing up
- His debut album, I Told You peaked at number 5 in Canada, and number 1 in the United States
- Last March, he had a conflict with security during a concert in Midland, Texas, during which he told the audience to “fuck shit up”
- He has been rumored to be related to Canadian rapper Drake, though said claims have not been confirmed
- He describes his own music as being “Swavey”, that is, a genre that fuses more than one music genre together
- He currently has over 2.1 million followers on Instagram and more than 560K fans on Soundcloud
Tory Lanez Bio – 2017 Update
Born in Toronto, Ontario, Tory Lanez started to rap at a young age. While a series of life events halted his hobby for a few years, he eventually resumed in his late teens, performing under his current stage name. In 2009, the aspiring artist released his debut mixtape dubbed, T.L. 2 T.O. Churning out additional tapes over the next few years, he later received widespread attention for his 2014 project, Lost Cause. From there, his notoriety weighted with the release of his single, Say It, which has garnered platinum accreditation in the US. Since then, he has also dropped the popular track, Luv, which has ultimately gone on to earn him a Grammy nomination earlier this year.
Not long afterward, Tory Lanez released his debut album titled, I Told You, through Interscope Records in August 2016. A charting hit, it peaked as high as number five in his native Canada. What has the rapper been up to in 2017? So far, he has come out with two mixtapes, Chixtape IV, and The New Toronto 2. A second studio album, Memories Don’t Die is also scheduled to be released later this month. In fact, a handful of singles from the record have already been dropped including, Shooters, Skrt Skrt, Real Thing (Feat. Future), and I Sip. As far as collaborations go, Lanez has also worked with Meek Mill on Litty, Maxwell on Es Rollt and Busta Rhymes on Girlfriend.