When it comes to modern age hip-hop and contemporary R&B, Tyron William Griffin Jr., professionally known as Ty Dolla Sign, is arguably one of the most reputable household names. Not only is he dubbed the ‘King of Collaborations’ having featured in songs with several highly rated artistes, most notably Wiz Khalifa, Jeremih, and Chris Brown, but he is also one of the highest grossing musicians of this generation with 35 No.1 hits on the Billboard charts.
On top of that, this insanely talented American singer, songwriter, and rapper also doubles up as a music producer and instrumentalist working alongside élan. Ty Dolla Sign is famous for his unique music style which combines elements of contemporary R&B with hip-hop. It has almost been a decade since Ty Dolla Sign first made it to the limelight after featuring in the hit single ‘Toot It and Boot It’ alongside YG. Ever since, Ty Dolla Sign has cemented his name in the music industry with numerous collaborations and 2 albums that peaked at No. 1.
Ty Dolla Sign has repeatedly credited his childhood years for his musical success. He was born on April 13th, 1985, to Tyron William and his wife. Mr. Tryon William was a musician and a member of Lakeside, a funk band that gained prominence in the 1980s. Through his dad, Ty Dolla Sign was able to meet iconic singers such as the late Prince, Wind & Fire, and Earth. This led to his interest and admiration for music, especially Soul.
Little is known about Mr. Tyrone William’s wife, i.e. Ty Dolla Sign’s mother. The musician has managed to keep his mom away from the limelight given that he is a very private individual.
What ethnicity is Ty Dolla Sign? Despite the somewhat ethnic look, Ty Dolla Sign is an American. He was born and raised in Los Angeles, California, alongside his siblings; Angel Gold and Big TC. At some point, Ty Dolla Sign was a member of the famed ‘Bloods’ gang due to his Los Angeles roots.
Does Ty Dolla Sign have a kid? Ty Dolla Sign is the proud father to Jailynn, his only daughter. He does not talk about Jailynn’s mother in public but it is apparent that he had her during his teenage years since she is already a teenager.
Where does Ty Dolla Sign live? Currently, Ty Dolla Sign lives in Los Angeles, California. His is a hilltop apartment in Hollywood. One of the house’s major features is its state of the art music studio that Tyrone has set up in the living room. In a 2015 interview with Fader Magazine, Tyrone stated that he recorded Beach House 1 and Beach House 2 from this living-room studio as well as some of his hit singles such as “Paranoid”. Tyron explained that he prefers recording from his house rather than from the main studio. “At the studio, you record in front of a full crowd with all the A&R guys and female fans watching which makes the recording session a show. I’d rather perform at an actual show. I love recording without the audience, thus, the need for a home studio, explained Tyrone.
Ty Dolla Sign also has a gigantic vinyl collection that comprises of some of the best soul and hip-hop albums ever released. His collection features a wide array of musicians including Prince, Michael Jackson, Bennie Man, and J Dilla, to name just a few. He describes his taste in music as anything that’s chill and soulful, including underground hip-hop, R&B, and Soul music.
Who is Ty Dolla Sign dating? Tyrone is currently dating a former member of ‘Fifth Harmony’, Lauren Michelle Jauregui Morgado. The two have been dating since 2017 and have made a few public appearances in the past two years. Lauren is only 23 years old and coming up as one of the most promising female singers of today. She is expected to release her debut album in 2020 and has already featured in songs with some of the biggest names in the music industry including Steve Aoki, Halsey, and Marian Hill.
Lauren’s musical career began in 2012 after she won The X Factor U.S as one fifth of “Fifth Harmony”. In 2018, all five members announced that they would take an indefinite hiatus in a bid to work on their solo careers. Ever since, Lauren has released a number of hit singles with the most notable ones being “Expectations” and “More than that”.
Is Ty Dolla Sign rich? Tyrone is estimated to be worth $3 million.