|Net Worth:||$2 Million|
|Birthday:||Mar 23, 1994|
|Age:||29 years old|
|Height:||6.1 feet (183cm)|
|Birthplace:||United States of America|
|Last Updated:||June, 2023|
Tee Grizzley (real name Terry Sanchez Wallace Jr.) is a rapper from Detroit, Michigan. He got famous after release of the single “First Day Out”. Currently, his net worth is estimated at $2 million. Continue reading to know more about Tee Grizzley biography, career and wealth.
How Did Tee Grizzley Become Rich?
Terry Sanchez Wallace Jr. was born on March 23, 1994 in Detroit, Michigan. His family was poor and his parents were criminals: they didn’t devote much time to their child, so the only close family member Tee Grizzley could rely upon was his grandmother. She lived with her in the Joy Rd. & Southfield neighborhood.
In the middle school he started to develop an interest in rap. Tee Grizzley has formed a band called All Stars Ball Hard with his three friends: JR, Po, and Lee. Soon they started to upload songs on YouTube.
In 2011 his mother was sentenced to 20 years in prison for drug trafficking; the year later his father was shot in a gang shootout. Despite the losses, Tee managed to get into a Michigan State University to study accounting and finance.
After some time Tee Grizzley started facing financial difficulties that prompted to rob another students. In February 2014 he and his friend stole $20,000 worth of gadgets and electronics. In a few days they got caught. Terry Sanchez was released after a few days and went on the run, but was arrested in Kentucky for attempted robbery of a jewelry store. All in all, he was sentenced for 9 months for the Kentucky robbery and for 18 months for the Michigan State robberies.
On October 16, 2016 Tee Grizzley was released and soon he uploaded a music video called First Day Out to which he wrote lyrics while being in a prison. The video got popular and managed to get over 2 million views in the coming weeks.
Soon after he signed up a deal with 300 Entertainment & Atlantic Records to produce more music for their labels.
In 2017 Tee Grizzley continued to bombard rap scene with quality music, On April 3, he released another hit called No Effort. On April 7 yet another popular song called How Many has hit the scene.
The rapper has become more and more popular: after his song was mentioned in LeBron James Instagram account, he experienced a spike in record sales. That same year Tee Grizzley received two 2017 BET Hip Hop Award nominations for Best New Hip-Hop Artist and Best Mixtape for a mixtape called My Moment.
On May 11, 2018 the first album was released titled Activated. It peaked at the 10th spot in the Billboard 200 and 6th in the Top Rap Albums. The second album Scriptures was released on June 7, 2019 and it peaked 9th in the Top Rap Albums. The latest Tee’s album called Built for Whatever was released on May 7, 2021.
What Is Tee Grizzley Net Worth?
Tee Grizzley is estimated at 2 million USD in 2023. The main source of income for the rapper are album sales, streaming and concerts.
In 2020 the rapped has decided to sign up for Twitch, you can find him by the nickname of TeeGrizzley. Up to this day he has managed to get over 800 thousand followers with around 6 thousand average viewers on a single stream. The number of paid subscribers is estimated at 5 thousand on average.
Tee Grizzley’s Twitch venture brings in additional income for the rapper. It’s hard to say the exact figures, but being a streamer adds an extra 15-20k at least to his monthly revenue.
He also tried to increase his net worth with a help of video games, but this venture didn’t make him any money.
With large following on Instagram (over 5 million) Tee Grizzley has a lot of possibilities to increase his net worth in the future not only by rapping.
How Tee Grizzley Spends His Money?
Tee Grizzley has spent a lot of money on his streaming equipment and gaming pc. One of his hobbies are video games.
The rapper has a car collection, he prefers SUVs to any other cars. He also spends a lot of money of jewelry: it’s not a big deal for the rapper to buy a jewelry piece worth $300k or $500k. One such example is a bear chain.
In 2017 Tee Grizzley bought a new house worth 800,000 USD.
- Tee Grizzley longtime girlfriend is My’Eisha Agnew. In February 2021 she give a birth to his first child whom he named Terry Wallace III.
- He managed to survive a shooting accident which occurred on August 20, 2019. Unfortunately, his aunt and manager Jobina Brown was shot in this accident.
- Marcellus Wallace is his twin brother. He was charged in 2021 for an illegal gun possession.
- Tee Grizzley often features Lil Durk in his music videos.