Out of Atlanta, Georgia, T.I. has been regarded as one of the pioneers of trap music along with Gucci Mane and Young Jeezy. A rapper since the age of eight, he released his debut album, I’m Serious in 2001. Still, it wasn’t until later on with the release of his second album, Trap Muzik in 2003 that he first came to the public’s attention. His first platinum record, it produced four charting singles, 24’s, Let’s Get Away (Get. Jazze Pha), Be Easy, and Rubber Band Man. In 2012, the album was hailed as one of the best classic albums of the last decade by Complex Magazine.
From there, he dropped his next project, Urban Legend in 2004. Similar in terms of success to its predecessor, it sold over a million copies in the US, earning platinum accreditation from the RIAA. A couple of years later, T.I. came to the forefront of the rap scene with his third album, King. A chart topper, it produced several hits including What You Know, Top Back, and Why You Wanna, all of which later receieved certification in the US. The album itself, also went platinum twice after selling over two million copies across the country.
During the peak of his popularity in the mid to late 2000’s, T.I. came out with two number one albums, T.I. vs. T.I.P., and Paper Trail. Both incredibly successful, they produced several singles including, No Matter What, Big Shit Poppin’ (Do It), Top Back, Swagga Like Us, Live Your Life (Feat. Rihanna), and Dead and Gone (Feat. Justin Timberlake)– many of which remain to be some of his most popular tracks to date. Combined, the projects had also earned him four Grammy Award nominations. Since then, the rapper has dropped three more albums, No Mercy, Paperwork, and Trouble Man: Heavy is the Head.
Since the mid 2000’s, T.I. has also been involved with acting. In 2006, he made his big screen debut as the lead protagonist of the comedy drama film, ATL. Following that, he made an appearance in American Gangster (2007), before returning as a main cast member in the crime thriller, Takers (2010). Some of the other movies that he’s appeared in include, Identity Thief (2013), Get Hard (2015), Entourage (2015), Poster: Never Stop Never Stopping (2016), and Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Wildlands (2017). At one point in 2013, he also guest starred in the Showtime series, House of Lies.
In terms of upcoming roles, he will be co-starring in Marvel superhero film, Ant-Man and the Wasp, which is slated for a 2018 release.
T.I. – 2017 Facts
Clifford Joseph Harris Jr.
T.I., TIP, T.I.P. (stands for Ten Inch Playa), The Rubberband Man
Occupation and Job
Rapper and actor
T.I. rose to fame as a solo artist shortly after the release of his first platinum album, Trap Muzik in 2003.
Age – How Old is He?
He is currently 37 years old.
Birthday/Date of Birth
He was born on September 25, 1980.
Place of Birth/Hometown
T.I. was born in Atlanta, Georgia. Growing up, he was raised by his grandparents in the Center Hill area near Bankhead Highway.
G Eazy Height, Weight & Body Facts
How Tall – Height in Feet
He is 5’8″ tall.
How Tall – Height in Meters
He is 172cm tall.
Weight in Pounds
He currently weighs 145 pounds.
Weight in Kilograms
He currently weighs 65 kg.
Chest- 39 inches or 99cm, Biceps- 13.5 inches or 34cm
33 inches or 84cm
He wears a size 10 (US) shoe.
T.I.’s Personal Life in 2017
Is T.I. in a Relationship?
No, from what we can tell the rapper is currently single. Last December, he separated and divorced from his wife, Tameka Cottle aka “Tiny” after a six-year long relationship.
Prior to his marriage to Tameka Cottle, he was also romantically involved with Jasmin Jaye, Nicole Alexander, Ranniqua, and Lashon Dixon.
Clifford Harris Sr.
He has a sister named LaTeisha Harris.
He has a brother named Brice Harris.
Yes, the rapper has seven children. With his Lashon Dixon, he has two sons named Domani and Messiah, with Nicole Alexander he has a daughter named Deyjah, with Tiny he has two sons, Major Philant and Clifford “King” and a daughter named Heiress Harris. The family’s lives were followed in the VH1 reality series, T.I. and Tiny: The Family Hustle which ran from 2011 to 2017.
Earlier this month, there were also rumours that he had impregnated two different women.
As a teen, he went to Douglass High School however he ultimately dropped out prior to receiving his dilploma.
Did T.I. Go to College
No, T.I. has not gone to college.
At this time, we do not have any details on T.I.’s salary.
As of 2017, T.I. has an estimated net worth of $50 million.
In his spare time, he enjoys weight lifting
Favorite TV Show
Favorite Music Artists
His favorite music artists include Jay-Z, Lil Wayne, Eminem, and Three Stacks.
Born on September 25, he is a Libra.
This information is currently unknown.
This information is currently unknown.
T.I.’s Social Media Accounts & Usernames
As far as we know, T.I. is not on Snapchat.
Other Interesting Facts:
- He originally performed under the name “T.I.P” but later changed it to avoid confusion with rapper, Q-Tip
- He is good friends with many rappers including B.G., Jeezy, Jay Z, Lil Wayne, Sean Combs, and Young Buck
- He was arrested for weapon charges after allegedly trying to purchase guns from an undercover FBI agent in 2007, which led to a one year prison sentence
- He cofounded Owns New Finish Construction with his uncle, with whom he helps to build and repair homes for the less fortunate in Atlanta
- He will be appearing in a few upcoming films including, The Trap, Ant-Man and the Wasp, and Krystal
- He produced and starred in his own documentary series, T.I.’s Road to Redemption which aired in 2009
- He is not a fan of champagne