Lil Tjay’s full name is Tione Jayden Merritt. He decided to name himself Tjay. The name came into being using the first letter of his first name, “T,” and the first three letters of his middle name, “Jay.” He is basically an American rapper. However, he is also a songwriter. He also provides back vocals in some of his songs, so he is also a singer.

Well, how well do you know about Lil Tjay? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Lil Tjay’s net worth in 2021, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Lil Tjay to date.

Biography and Early Life

Jayden had a hard childhood. He was raised along with his three siblings by his mother alone. They were in deplorable condition. Since childhood, he has seen his mother struggling to provide them with a better future.

He declared himself to be a problematic child to handle as a kid. During his school years, he has caused a lot of commotion as he pretty often got himself involved in petty robberies and school fights.

He was even arrested once. He was arrested at the age of 15. He was sentenced to a year of detention for one of his robberies. He was kept in a youth detention center.

During this time, only he started to write raps. One of the raps that he wrote during his year of detention was also included in his hit songs list. The name of the song is “Resume.”

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Lil Tjay in 2021 and what is his height and weight? Well, Lil Tjay’s age is 20 years old as of today’s date 2nd August 2021 having been born on 30 April 2001. Though, he is 5’ 10’’ in feet and inches and 178cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 154.32 lbs in Pound and 70 kg in Kilograms.


No information has been found about his school or college life. He went to middle school. However, his later education life remains a mystery till today to all of his fans.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

His mother raised Jayden. She was a single mother who struggled to meet ends. She has always been a supportive mother to her children. Jayden has also mentioned in one of his interviews how his father was absent from their life and how he has seen his mother’s struggle very closely. He also said that that was also one of the reasons driving him to write raps to earn money faster.

Jayden has two siblings. They are both younger than him. He is the eldest child in the family.

Jayden is said to have dated quite a few women. However, no confirmation was made in this matter, neither were their names found. He is a highly introverted person who likes to keep his private life private.

Is Lil Tjay Gay?

Jayden was said to be in a few relationships; however none came to light. However, no news of him dating a man or being seen with a man has not been found. He himself has not made any statements otherwise about this matter. So we can say he is not gay. He is straight from sexual orientation part.

Professional Career

Jayden’s career began when he released his first single on SoundCloud. He was only 16 then. The song’s name is “Resume,” and it quickly became a hit soon after its release.

In 2018, he participated in a music contest. The name of the game is Coast 2 LIVE NYC All Ages Edition. He won the competition, and he was also able to get the attention of A&R Record Label, who was one of the judges there. After that, he released one of his biggest hits of all times, a single named “Brothers.” Soon after that, he was called in by Columbia Records, and he was given an opportunity to sing for them.

Each of his singles has over ten million streams. Within the first ten months of his professional career, he had released five tracks. At the end of 2018, he officially stepped into the scene by releasing EP No Comparison.

On 11 October 2019 he released his first full album, True 2 Myself. It was so successful that it peaked at number 5 on the Billboard 200 in the US.


Jayden is the titleholder of RIAA: 5X Platinum, BPI: Gold, and MC: 4X Platinum. Apart from this, he has not received many awards or achievements in his short career as a rapper. Though his career is still at the beginning, it is expected that he might turn out to be one of the greatest rappers of the era.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Lil Tjay in 2021

Lil Tjay’s net worth as of 2021 is said to be $800 thousand. Not much can be said about his annual salary. He has earned the most of his wealth by being a rapper and releasing music albums worldwide. He has also collaborated with rappers of the same genre.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • Lil Tjay was arrested at the age of 15 for one of his robberies. He had to stay in a youth detention center for a year.
  • He is currently associated with Columbia Records, which is one of the most prestigious music labels in the world.

Jayden is an ever-rising star who does not mean to stop anytime soon. He is going to keep the world-shaking with his new achievements. Let’s support him till the very end so that more such talented artists can come to light. He has already produced some great music albums, and his fans are expecting he may drop another very soon.


Facts of Tione Jayden Merritt

  • Gender Male
  • full nameTione Jayden Merritt
  • birthplaceSouth Bronx, New York, United States
  • Date of Birth April 30, 2001
  • Age 20 years 5 months
  • Horoscope Taurus
  • Lucky Number 1
  • Lucky Stone Emerald
  • Lucky Color Green
  • Best Match for Marriage Virgo, Cancer, Capricorn
  • nationalityAmerican
  • religionAgnostic
  • net worth$800 thousand
  • professionRapper, Musician, Song-Writer
  • weightIn Kilograms – 70 Kg, In Pounds- 154.32 lbs
  • heightIn Centimetres – 178 cm, In Feet and Inches – 5’ 10’’
  • hair colorBlack
  • eye colorBlack
  • high schoolN/A

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