The music industry is among the wealthiest and most glamorous industries in the world today. For this and many other reasons, many people have tried their hand at music so that they can join the glamorous industry.  To be successful, you have to be a talented musician and also willing to work really hard. Well, there is someone who has done just that and has become successful in the music industry. His name is Mystikal.

Mystikal is an American rapper, songwriter and actor from New Orleans, Lousiana. This individual has achieved a lot of success in the music industry and that is what we are going to go through. Furthermore, we’ll visit other aspects of life that you might not know about.

Well, how well do you know about Mystikal? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Mystikal’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 Mystikal to date.

Biography and Early Life

Michael Lawrence Tyler was born on the 22nd of September 1970 in New Orleans, Louisiana where he was also raised. At the age of seven, he lost his father who was running a small neighborhood store at the time.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Mystikal in 2021 and what is his height and weight? Well, Mystikal’s age is 50 years old as of today’s date 2nd August 2021 having been born on 22 September 1970. Though, he is 5′ 11″ in feet and inches and 180 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 194 lbs in Pound and 88kg in Kilograms.


Mystikal went to Cohen High School and afterward joined the United States Army as a combat engineer. Mystikal was an aspiring rapper from a young age and opened for Run-D.M.C. and Doug E. Fresh at an outdoor concert at Treme Center. He was given a contract by Leroy “Precise” Edwards who was the house producer for Big Boy Records and watched his performance from the audience.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

During his career, Mystikal had quite a number of issues with the law. In January 2014, he pleaded guilty to sexual battery and extortion. He was sentenced to six years in state prison. He was sentenced together with two of his bodyguards who also pleaded guilty. He was also charged by the federal court for failing to file his tax returns in 1998 and 1999. He served the one-year sentence concurrently with the initial six-year sentence. He was released on January 14, 2010.

He was later re-arrested on February 22, 2012, following a dispute with his domestic partner. He was given a misdemeanor charge of domestic abuse battery and was sentenced to 3 months in prison. He turned himself in at the Caddo Parish Sheriff’s Department after a warrant was issued for his arrest. The charges were dropped on December 17, 2020, due to a lack of evidence.

Is Mystikal Gay?

No, he is not gay.

Professional Career

Mystikal released his debut album, Mystikal, in 1994 through the New Orleans-based record label, Big Boy Records. This album was a huge success for both Big Boy Records and Mystikal. At this point in his career, he got involved in feuds with rappers like U.N.L.V., Lil Wayne, and B.G.’z. After those rappers wrote a diss track for Mystikal, he struck back in his second album, Mind of Mystikal. After some time, Mystikal and Lil Wayne decided to stop the feud and join forces.

In 1996, he signed to No Limit Records and released Unpredictable in November 1997. He appeared in many No Limit albums till 2000. His last album with the record label was Ghetto Fabulous which he released in 1998 before leaving in 2000. His fourth album, Let’s Get Ready was released in 2000, and it contained the single, Danger (Been So Long), which rose to the number one spot on the Billboard Hot 100 R&B/Hip-Hop songs. After Mystikal released from prison in 2010, he has performed in a number of concerts and has been featured in many other songs.


Mystikal is a good artist with a huge number of fans all over the world. He has been nominated a number of times for the work that he has done. Here are some of them;

  • He won the Soul Train Music Awards for Best Video of the Year.
  • He was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Rap Album in 2003.
  • He was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Male Rap Solo Performance in 2003.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Mystikal in 2021

Mystikal’s successful career has been sustaining him for all these years now. He makes most of his money through the musical work that he has been doing. After selling his albums, singles, and also a few film appearances, Mystikal has an estimated net worth of $4 Million as of 2021.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • An unfortunate incident happened in September 1994 where his sister, Michelle Tyler was murdered.
  • Mystikal has two daughters but hasn’t revealed the identities of their mother.

Mystikal has had a successful career thus far. His sister is really inspiring considering all the bad moments that Mystikal has had in his life. He is an inspiration to many aspiring musicians that they can achieve the success they crave if they persevere and work hard enough.


Facts of Michael Lawrence Tyler

  • Gender Male
  • full nameMichael Lawrence Tyler
  • birthplaceLouisiana, USA
  • Date of Birth September 22, 1970
  • Age 53 years 8 months
  • Horoscope Virgo
  • Lucky Number 3
  • Lucky Stone Sapphire
  • Lucky Color Green
  • Best Match for Marriage Taurus, Capricorn
  • nationalityAmerican
  • religionN/A
  • net worth$4 Million
  • professionRapper, songwriter, and actor
  • weightIn Kilograms – 88 Kg, In Pounds – 194 lbs
  • heightIn Centimetres – 180 cm, In Feet and Inches – 5′ 11″
  • hair colorBlack
  • eye colorDark Brown
  • high schoolCohen High School

Written by Joel S. Elkins

Courtney Stodden

James Rolfe