Daniel Hernández, better known as Tekashi69 or 6ix9ine, is a 25-year-old American rapper and songwriter. He is best known for his song "Gummo" which became a dream hit. 69x9ine are also known for their songs "Keke", "Kooda" and "Gotti". As of 2021, 6ix9ine's net worth is estimated to be around $10 million.
|Full Name||Daniel Hernandez|
|Birth Date||May 8, 1996|
|Birth Place||New York City, U. S.|
|Net Worth||$10 million|
6ix9ine was born Daniel Hernandez on May 8, 1996, in Bushwick, Brooklyn, New York. He was born to a Puerto Rican father, Daniel Hernández, and a Mexican mother. Nationality Perez Hernandez. His mother came to the United States in 1988 in search of a better life and opportunity. Even though she had to make ends meet as a housekeeper and worker.
Previously, Hernández was more active in soccer. At 13, he secured a spot on the Major League Soccer team. However, he was unable to join the league team because his mother had trust issues with the man who put him on the league soccer team. He has an older brother named Oscar Osiris Hernández.
Regarding his education, he attended elementary school, Escuela Pública 59. He then entered Juan Morel Campos High School for high school. For high school, he enrolled at Legacy High School.
However, he never graduated from high school. Hernandez was also expelled from the eighth grade for misconduct. Around this time, he experienced post-traumatic stress disorder following the death of his stepfather.
The beginning of his career
After graduating from high school, he began working as a messenger at a grocery store. Hernandez was experiencing financial difficulties and, hoping to support his mother financially, he took a low-paying job rather than continue his education.
From the beginning he was interested in singing. He also sang in the church during Mass. Hernandez decided to pursue rap after meeting Peter “Righteous P” Rogers, CEO of the New York label HikariUltra.
6ix9ine’s net worth and road to fame
In 2014 he started releasing his rap songs. She released her first song called “69” in August 2014 and then another song called “Pimpin” in September 2014. A month later, she released two songs “4769” and “Who The Fuck is You”. Her aggressive rapping style and the use of anime in the music video caught his attention.
Hernandez rose to fame in July 2017 after his Instagram post went viral on Twitter and Redditt. On November 10, 2017, she released a song called “Gummo” which became a commercial success. The song also debuted at number 12 on the US Billboard Hot 100. She received further recognition with the release of another song called “Kooda”.
On February 23, 2018, he released his first mixtape titled “Day69”. The mixtape became a huge success, peaking at No. 4 on the Billboard 200 album chart. It became a source of controversy in May 2018 after it was revealed that it was involved in filming for New York rapper Casanova. . This led to him losing a $5 million deal to buy the headphones. He was also banned from the Barclays Center. For several months he did not release his new songs.
In June 2018, he released a new song called “Fefe”, which peaked at number 43 on the Billboard Hot 100. Hernández signed a publishing deal with Create Music Group in September 2018. In November 2018, he released his first studio album. , DummyBoy. , which became a new milestone, reaching number 2 on the Billboard 200.
6ix9ine signed a two-album deal with 10K Projects in October 2019. Of the two albums, one was released in English and one in Spanish. On September 4, 2020, he released his second album titled Tattles Tales. Hernandez released a song called “Zaza” on February 19, 2020. The song debuted at number 90 on the Hot 100.
6ix9ine will appear in the first episode as an explosive guest on the Akademiks Off The Record podcast launch. Academics released a new teaser on July 29 in which 6ix9ine and Wack 100 discuss the possible murder of rapper Yaya. The podcast will launch on August 3, 2021.
6ix9ine Personal life and controversy
6ix9ine is currently dating a woman named Jade. His girlfriend’s real name is Rachel Watley, whom he met a few weeks before her arrest in late 2018. At 18, he was having an affair with Sarah Molina. With her he has a daughter named Saraya Hernandez. Then, in 2018, he had another daughter named Briella Iris Hernandez with his girlfriend Marlaina M.
6ix9ine has been arrested several times in his life. He was arrested in 2015 for molesting minors during a sexual performance. Then in 2018, he was arrested for strangling someone in a Houston mall. In the same year he was arrested for drug trafficking, weapons and extortion.
At the end of 2019, he was sentenced to 13 months in prison for brokering a deal with prosecutors. Although he was scheduled to be released from prison in August 2020, he was released early on April 2 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
As of 2021, 6ix9ine has amassed a net worth of $10 million. He was able to raise a large sum through his huge deals with 10K projects and GlobalStreamNow record labels.
6ix9ine confirmed a recording contract with 10K Projects for at least $10 million in October 2019 and announced that he signed a recording contract with GlobalStreamNow for $5 million in July 2020.