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Tech N9ne


Tech N9ne is a popular American Songwriter, rapper, Song producer, and actor. Tech N9ne is also well known in the industry for his strange music formed by him and his partner Travis O’Guin.

Early Life and Childhood

Tech was born Aaron Dontez Yates in Kansas City, Missouri, United States on November 8, 1971. He holds American nationality and his race is Afro-American, His household strictly follows Christianity. He is 52 years old. 

Likewise, Tech was born to Carlton Cook, his father who works in the Police Department, and Maude Sue Yates-Klifah, his mother, who died in June 2014 from Lupus and epilepsy. He has a half-sibling brother from his mother’s previous relationship named Hakim Khalifah and Kiraameen Khalifah, and a half-sister Basimah Khalifah who is a media influencer.

He had been interested in music since his childhood and wanted to have recognition in the music industry.


Tech N9ne went to Southwest High School as an official school. Apart from this, he has not disclosed any relevant information or qualifications about his education. We are not sure about his graduation and university degree. We will soon update the page with specific information.

Career and Professional Life

Tech N9ne

caption: Tech with his band members Source: Instagram

His first breakthrough in his career was when Tanya a solo rapper noticed him at an event and joined her at a Convention in New Orleans. After that, he joined Black Mafia which was a rap group in late 1991.

Tech N9ne joined the group when he was just 20 years old. Again in 1993, he relocated to Los Angeles with Dynoamck and Mark Hill where he was offered his first recording contract along with Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis.

Later on, he contacted his buddy Brain Dennis and formed his band named Nnutthowze which eventually performed a few gigs before disbanding. Again, he joined the group 57th Street Rogue Dog Villians which was established in the same year.

The band gained popularity with some tracks named On Now and Let’s Get Fucked Up. Then, he joined Qwest Records in 1997 and he prepared for his first debut, Be Warned. Again, he joined The Regime and made a cinematic debut for Gang Related.

Similarly, he debuted an album,’ The Calm Before the Storm’ in 1999.  In 2010, he released the album, The Gates Mixed Plate, and also made an acting debut in Big Money Russians.

Later on, in 2012, he made his 12th studio album,’ Something Else’ in 2013  and he released his other album named Independent Grind in 2014. And in, 2016 he was seen on Independent Powerhouse Tour which was supported by strange members.

After that, he released his final collaboration series, Dominion and Strange Reign in 2017. He made his major success in the industry and earned a name and fame in his lifetime.

Awards and Nomination

Tech N9ne has contributed to his long life in the entertainment industry with all his hard work and dedication. He has given popular songs and a series of albums to the industry and has gained praise from his fans and well-wishers. Likewise, talking about the awards, he received the BET Awards and Leftfield Woodie Award.

Tech N9ne – Net Worth 2024

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Caption: Tech enjoying his vacation Source: Instagram

According to the sources, Tech N9ne is estimated to be $16 million in 2024. We have known, his primary source of income is rapper and vocalist. Apart from this, he makes money from his YouTube channel and other endorsements and advertisements. But, he has not disclosed any of his information about his monthly pay.

Relationship Status

Tech, for now, is single, he is not dating anyone. previously, he was married to ni long-term girlfriend Lecoya Lejeune in 1995. But they couldn’t take their relationship and filed the divorce in August 2015 and this news was all over the headlines.

After having a 20-year-long marital journey their marriage ended on a piece of paper. Though they filed the divorce in 2015, the divorce was approved in 2017 two years later. After the divorce, his wife asked the custody of his daughter Reign, 6 years old. Tech from his past relationship with Agoneehad children named Dontez Yates.

Body Measurements

Talking about his body measurements, Tech N9ne has a height of 5 feet and 7 inches tall and weighs 72 kg. Along with his height and weight, we have known he has a 43-inch chest, 14-inch biceps, and 34-inch waist.

Likewise, he has a muscular body and he is a fitness freak and is very conscious about his health and body. Similarly, looking at his physical appearance, he has a black complexion, bald hair, and a pair of brown eyes.

Tech N9ne – Social Media

Tech N9ne being a social media personality, and a songwriter often visits social networking sites. He has over 1.6 million Instagram followers and 7653 posts on his official Instagram page @therealtechn9ne. Here, he has posted his music videos and photographs of his live performances.

Likewise, he joined Twitter in October 2008  and has 571.6k followers on Twitter. Likewise, he has 3.5 million followers on his Facebook and his official YouTube channel, and he has 1.22 million subscribers.