Ty Dolla Sign Biography: Age, Career, Wife, Parents & Net Worth

Tyrone William Griffin Jr. Popularly known as The Dolla Sign, was born on April 13, 1982. He is an American singer, songwriter and record producer. 

He first gained major recognition in 2010 for his feature on American rapper YG’s single “Toot It and Boot It”, which he had co-written and produced for Def Jam Recordings. 

In the summer of 2013, he signed a record deal with American rapper Wiz Khalifa’s Taylor Gang Records. 

In November 2015, he released his debut studio album, Free TC, which peaked at number 14 on the Billboard 200.

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Early Life

Tyrone William Griffin Jr. Popularly known as The Dolla Sign, was born on April 13, 1982 in Los Angeles, California. 

He is the son of musician Tyrone Griffin, a member of the band Lakeside. 

Career

Ty Dolla Sign released an album preview in February 2019 featuring a new song produced by D.A. Got That Dope along with a verse from Tyga. 

On May 20, 2019, Ty Dolla Sign released the single “Purple Emoji”, featuring American rapper J. Cole as the intended first single. 

On August 9, 2019, he released another single titled “Hottest in the City”, featuring American rappers Juicy J and Project Pat. 

On July 1, 2020, Ty Dolla Sign released “Ego Death” featuring Kanye West, FKA Twigs and Skrillex as the official lead single to his third studio album.

On July 3, 2020, Ty Dolla Sign announced to Big Boy that his third studio album is called Dream House and would be released “sooner than you think”.

The second single “Expensive”, featuring Nicki Minaj, was released on August 28, 2020.

On October 14, Ty Dolla Sign revealed that he changed the album’s title to Featuring Ty Dolla Sign, a reference to his work on other artists’ projects and songs since his last release. 

He said the album title came from his gift of collaborating, and features many of his industry friends.

Featuring Ty Dolla Sign was released on October 23, 2020. The album features artists including Kid Cudi, Post Malone, Kanye West, Anderson .Paak, Quavo, Lil Durk, Nicki Minaj, Big Sean, Jhené Aiko, Kehlani, Future, Musiq Soulchild, FKA twigs and Skrillex.

Ty Dolla Sign was also featured on the song “Safety Net” with American singer Ariana Grande for her sixth studio album, Positions on October 30, 2020.

On 11 August 2021, Ty Dolla Sign and Canadian R&B duo dvsn, composed of singer Daniel Daley and producer Nineteen85, posted the artwork from a forthcoming collaborative album titled Cheers to the Best Memories to their respective Instagram pages, captioned with the 20 August 2021 release date.

The album featured Rauw Alejandro and longtime Ty Dolla Sign associate YG, as well as a posthumous guest appearance from Mac Miller, with whom Ty Dolla Sign had collaborated in the past.

The release preceded Ty Dolla Sign’s appearances in the following two weeks on “Junya pt 2” from Kanye West’s Donda and “Get Along Better” from Drake’s Certified Lover Boy.

Personal Life

Ty Dolla Sign has a daughter named Jailynn Crystal. He was in a relationship with Fifth Harmony member Lauren Jauregui.

On December 10, 2018, it was revealed that Ty Dolla Sign was facing up to fifteen years in jail in relation to cocaine and marijuana possession charges.

These charges resulted from a traffic stop in Atlanta, Georgia where in a car with multiple people, Ty Dolla Sign was the only one charged with the drugs due to him being in close proximity to them. 

In 2020, Ty Dolla Sign formally endorsed the presidential campaign of fellow rapper and frequent collaborator Kanye West.

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Album

  • Free TC 
  • Beach House 3

Net Worth

Ty Dolla Sign is an American singer, songwriter and record producer. He has an estimated net worth of $3 million.

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