Tony Hayes, better known as Nef the Pharoah, is an American rapper from California. He is best known for the song Big Tymin, which brought him recognition in the hip hop world. As of 2021, Pharaoh Nef's fortune is estimated to be around $750,000.
|January 11, 1995
Thorn Pharaoh was born Tony Hayes on January 11, 1995 in California. Growing up in Vallejo, Nef wanted to be a rapper after winning a talent show when he was just 4 years old. He was influenced by rappers from his hometown like E40 and Mac Dre. In addition, some members of his family were also dedicated to music. He attended Discovery High School, but later dropped out to pursue rapping.
Nef Pharaoh’s Net Worth and Music Career
In 2014, when Nef was just beginning his career, Trizzler recognized him as a Bay Area freshman. He also released the single Bitch I’m from Vallejo and eventually appeared on one of his inspirations, an E40 album called Sharp on All 4 Corners.
The following year he released Big Tymin, a smash hit that led to his signing to Sick Wid It Records. YG and Ty Dolla $ign remixed this song.
It was then recognized by both fans and the hip-hop community. In 2017 he will release the album The Chang Project. Nef was touring the US at this time, with more and more fans resonating to his music. The following year, he released Blow Up Bed, another hit Pitchfork called Best New Music.
In 2020, Nef is focusing on a new project called CHANGZN with the song Man What? He then released “Mushrooms and Coloring Books” with the hit “High Voltage,” also starring superstar rapper Tyga.
Nef had a son who was born in 2014. He co-parents his son with his ex-girlfriend and mentioned that he had a baby when he was a teenager busy with his rapping career, which took the relationship in the wrong direction. Neph has two younger brothers and a sister.
Unfortunately, her ex-boyfriend murdered her sister along with Nef’s nephew. The incident left Nef devastated and she spoke at length about the incident on his social media accounts. In addition, his music also focuses on delicate issues such as racism, with which he says he has to deal even as a successful rapper.
Pharaoh’s lucky boat
As of 2021, Pharaoh Nef’s fortune is estimated at $750,000. His rap success helped him finance and own a two and a half acre ranch. He drives his silver Mercedes and earns most of his money on tour.