Tory Lanez is a Canadian rapper, singer-songwriter, and record producer. The singer began to gain fame from his singles Say It and Luv from his debuted studio album I Told You that peak at #23 and #19 on the Billboard Hot 100. However, he already started noticing in 2013 as he has released his mixtape Conflicts of My Soul: The 416 Story.
Furthermore, the singer has been quite involved in a few scandals/controversies and had legal issues as well. In 2020, the police have arrested him in the Hollywood Hills for violent arguments as well as charged him with carrying a concealed weapon in his vehicle as well. Following that, he was removed from Kehlani‘s song ‘Can I’ and didn’t appear on her song too. Wanna know more about the rapper then keep on scrolling.
Caption: The rapper and singer, Tory Lanez.
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Tory Lanez: Bio, Family, Career
The rapper was born on 27 July 1992 as Daystar Shemuel Shua Peterson in Brampton, Ontario, Canada. He was born as the son of a Bajan father, Sonstar, and his mother Luella from Curaçao. However, his mother had died due to a rare disease. Following his mother’s death, his father became an ordained minister and missionary and had frequently traveled throughout the United States. Before settling in Atlanta, US, his father had remarried.
From a young age, he has started his music career and shad to live with relatives and his grandmother in Toronto. After which he began to live on his own at the age of 15 because of his behavior. After a year later at the age of 16, he dropped out of the tenth grade and began to focus on his vocal performance. He then started his musical career at the age of 17.
He released his debut mixtape T.L 2 T.O in 2009 and also started directing some of his music videos while living in South Florida and had posted them on his YouTube channel. In 2010, he released his mixtapes like Just Landed, One Verse One Hearse, and Mr. 1 Verse, Killah. He came in contact with Sean Kingston with who signed a record deal in 2011, in the same year.
In 2015, he had released his first debut album Say It, and the same year, he signed to Benny Blanco’s Mad Love Records and Interscope Records. He collaborated with rapper ASAP Ferg on the song, ‘Line Up the Flex’ to promote their ‘Level Up’ tour in 2016. In November 2019, he released his fourth album titled Chixtape 5. And he had his released his final album titled The New Toronto 3 on 10 April 2020 with Interscope Records. Further, he has also launched and founded a Canadian record label and management company One Umbrella in 2014.
Tory Lanez: Personal Life & Girlfriend
Talking about his love life, he possibly is single at the moment or maybe in a secret relationship. However, he was in a few relationships with a beautiful talented artists like Joseline Hernandez (2018), Kash Doll (2018), Nakita Johnson (2017-2018), Masika Kalysha (2017), Kaylin Garcia (2017), DreamDoll (2015-2016) and Trina (2014-2015).
Further, he had a brief encounter with Bria Myles (2017). Many of his followers speculate him for having a rumored relationship with rap artist, Megan Thee Stallion. Further, Megan had gunshot wounds who was in the car while Tory had arguments that resulted in violence in 2020. Following that, Megan underwent surgery but she didn’t state who shot her at the incident. However, she told that she was shot by Lanez during this incident on her Instagram Live in August 2020.
Therefore, Lanez was arrested for the violation and charged with carrying a weapon. The hearing was scheduled to be on 18 November 2020 but later arraigned to 13 October. If convicted then he possibly gets a maximum of 22 years and eight months sentence in state prison. He has not pleaded guilty through his attorney to felony assault charges in the July shooting of hip-hop star Megan.
Caption: Tory and rap artist Meghan Thee Stallion.
Tory Lanez: Net Worth & Social Media Profiles
He has been making a good amount of money from his recordings and releasing songs. Further, he also makes a profitable amount from his record label and management company One Umbrella. Also, he began as a clothing company under the subsidiary Forever Umbrella. Therefore, he has an estimated net worth of around $3 million.
He has verified accounts over different social media platforms but it seems that he has removed all his posts. He has a verified Instagram account @torylanez with 11 million followers. On Twitter, he has a verified account @torylanez with 2.1 million followers. Also, he goes by the verified Facebook account with 2.4 million followers.
Tory Lanez: Body Measurements
The rapper has a slim and healthy body with unknown body measurements of chest or waist. His body stands to a height of 5 feet 7 inches or 1.70 meters and weighs around 67 kg. He has a dark brown eyes color as well as the same hair color. He has also inked in different parts of his body.