Daniel Hernandez, formerly known as Tekashi69 is a Mexican American rapper currently based in Brooklyn. The 25-year old rapper, songwriter, and entertainer hail from New York City, USA.
He is also known for his song “Keke” which became a huge hit in his music career. Other popular songs from the artiste are “Gotti”, “Gummo’ and “Kooda”. 6ix9ine started his music career in 2012 and currently, his net worth is estimated to be $10 million dollars.
|Full Name||Daniel Hernandez|
|Net worth||$10 million dollars (2022)|
|Birth Date||May 8, 1996|
|Source of wealth||Music, Entertainment|
|Marital status||Not Married|
|Birth Place||New York City, USA|
6IX9INE EARLY LIFE
Daniel Hernandez popularly known as “6IX9INE” was born on the 8th of May 1998 in Bushwick, Brooklyn. He was raised with his older brother whose name was Oscar Osiris Hernandez. At just 13 years of age, he made his place secured at the major league soccer team.
Hernandez was arrested for a criminal activity where he eventually pled guilty to using a 13 years old child in a sexual performance in 2015 and received four years probation period and a thousand-hour community service order. His father (now deceased) was shot in a garden away from the family house in 2007.
However, Hernandez didn’t complete his high school education. He was expelled from school in the 8th grade because of his bad behavior in the year 2014 and never came back.
After being expelled, 6IX9INE started his career as a delivery boy at a grocery boy. The death of his father led him into selling drugs in order to provide for his mother and fend for the family.
He found interest in singing and sang in a church in Brooklyn. Consequently, he decided that would go into Hip-Hop/Rap after meeting popular New York-based record label Hikari-Ultra CEO, Peter.
He started his career by releasing rap songs and videos in the year 2014. He released several tracks and videos and got a lot of attention as a result of his aggressive rapping style. He released his first song “69”. The mixtape was released in 2018 and made a hit reaching number 4 on the Billboard 200 album chart with 55,000 albums to equivalent units. 6IX9INE released another song “Gummo” which trended on various social media platforms. The song “Gummo” reaches at number 12 spot on the US Billboard Hot 100.
In April 2018, 6IX9INE released another song “Gotti”. The song’s video was released on April 16, 2018, and involved footage of Hernandez donating bundles of $100 dollar bills to poor citizens in the Dominican Republic.
In June 2018, 6IX9INE released his eighth single, “Fefe”, which featured Murda Beatz and Nicki Minaj. The song made it to the 4th position on the Billboard Hot 100 before climbing to 3rd in its second week.
6IX9INE also signed a two-album contract deal with a recording company in October 2019. Out of the two albums released by 6IX9INE, the first one was made in English and the second one was in Spanish. 6IX9INE is known to speak Spanish, he sang in Spanish on three tracks, “Bebe” and “Mala” with Puerto Rican, then “Yaya” in 2020.
6IX9INE Personal Life
Hernandez popularly known as 6IX9INE is currently dating Jade, whose real name is Rachel Watley. She has Hernandez’s face tattooed twice on her body. They met a few months before he was sent to prison in 2018. At 18 years of age, Hernandez had his daughter, Saraiyah Hernandez. 6IX9INE enjoys smoking, his favorite food is Italian and Thai delicacies.
His favorite destinations are New York City and London, his favorite colors are Black and Grey. Hernandez never knew his father until he was 9 years old and only had a concise relationship with him. Hernandez’s mother told him about the death of his father at the age of 11.
6IX9INE Net Worth
6IX9INE is currently one of the richest rappers in America with a total net worth of $10 million. 6IX9INE confirmed a record deal with 10k projects.
6IX9INE Musical Achievements
Below are the musical achievement achieved by 6IX9INE:
- FEFE: 6IX9INE, Nicki Minaj.
- BEBE: 6IX9INE, Anuel AA.
- KIKA: 6IX9INE, Tory Lanez.
- MALA: 6IX9INE, Anuel AA.
- POLES 1469: Trippie Redd, 6ix9ine.
- WAKA: 6ix9ine, A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie.
- TROLLZ: 6ix9ine, Nicki Minaj.