Carl Terrell Mitchell is a well-cherished and viral American rapper and record producer who is better-known among his fans as Twista or Tung Twista (former). He is an ultra-talented person who has spread his magic of flow around the globe. He is more famous for his chopper-style of rapping and for receiving the title of fastest rapper in 1992 across the globe to pronounce 598 syllables in the shortest period of 55 seconds, according to the Guinness World Records.

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

Biography and Early Life

Twista was born on 27th November in the year 1973 in Chicago, Illinois, United States, and was raised in the K-Town area of the West Garfield Park. He began rapping since he was 12. Moreover, he has not revealed any information about his parents’ whereabouts or even their names.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Twista in 2021 and what is his height and weight? Well, Twista’s age is 47 years old as of today’s date 2nd August 2021 having been born on 27 November 1973. Though, he is 5’ 8’’ in feet and inches and 172 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 182.6 lbs in Pound and 83kg in Kilograms.


He completed his early schooling at Collins High School in Chicago and got fascinated by rapping at the age of 12. To concentrate on his career, he didn’t attend any college or university.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Twista doesn’t like to seek media involvement in his personal life. There is not much information revealed about his personal life. There are no details out of his dating history. He married the gorgeous Rashida Mitchell in 1991. The two-some was God gifted with a little girl named Aaliyah Mitchell. The couple separated in 1999, where his beautiful wife filed a divorce.

Is Twista Gay?

No, he isn’t gay as he was married to a beautiful lady called Rashida from the year 1991 to 1999 and also is a proud father of his lovely daughter, Aaliyah Mitchell.

Professional Career

He started his career as an aesthetic rapper in the year 1992 with his debut album “Runnin’ off at da Mouth” under his stage name Tung Twista. His second album, titled “Resurrection,” was only released in Chicago due to some issues with record labels and got the nation’s attention.

Later in 1996, for the track “Po Pimp,” he collaborated with The Legendary Traxster, a Chicago Producer and Cwal’s Do or die, and got commercial success. Later in the following year, he released “Adrenaline Rush” with Atlantic Records as the Cwal’s label got associated with Atlantic Records. And this album became his first charting album, ranked on number 77 on the Billboard list. Afterward, he dropped the Tung from his stage name, leaving only Twista.

He got associated with other rappers in the Chicago area and together released their album titled “Speedknot Mobstaz,” which was wholly produced by The Legendary Traxster in 1998.

In the following year, he formed his Ballin’ label, which released albums like Legit Ballin’ (1999), Legit Ballin’ Vol. 2: Street Scriptures (2001), Respect the Game Vol. 3 (2002), and Vol.4: Tha Truth (2006).

In 2013, he was starred in the remix of the track “Traffic” by Lil Reese. This year he was preparing for the release of his 9th studio album called “Dark Horse.” In the meantime, he was featured in the track tilted as “Jewels and Drugs” of the album ARTPOP by none other than incredible singer Lady Gaga.

He was also starred in the track called “Gossip,” which was released in May 2015 from When Music Worlds Collide.

In the year 2019, he released Summer 96 mixtape, which was produced by Heron Trackz El, aka Haeron Trackz. He was hired as a show judge of “Rhythm and Flow,” a rap competition in 2019, and was aired on the most exclusive platform called Netflix.

He has worked really hard in his career to achieve all his goals and inspires many people across the world.


Twista has been nominated in multiple awards. He has been nominated twice for a Grammy in the category of ‘Best Rap/Sung Collaboration’ and ‘Best Rap Solo Performance.’ He has received an enormous quantity and quality of love from his fans, which is no less than an achievement for a celebrity. His fans have also claimed him as one of the best rappers to date.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Twista in 2021

As of 2021, Twista has an approximate total net worth of $8 million. He earns much of his wealth via recording music and producing music. His net worth is an accumulation of wealth of several endorsements and cameos. He earns hugely from sales of his studio albums.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • He is also known as Tung Twista.
  • He held the title of the quickest rapper in Guinness in 1992.
  • He is widely cherished for his chopper-style of rapping.

Twista is a beautiful and skillful rapper and best known for his music at this time. He is a star and is well-cherished. He is known for his relationships with excellent and well-known celebrities across the world. He has a melodious voice, which never fails to mesmerize anyone. He is a marvelous performer, and his world-wide appreciation suggests that.


Facts of Carl Terrell Mitchell

  • Gender Male
  • full nameCarl Terrell Mitchell
  • birthplaceChicago, Illinois, United States
  • Date of Birth November 27, 1973
  • Age 50 years 7 months
  • Horoscope Sagittarius
  • Lucky Number 4
  • Lucky Stone Turquoise
  • Lucky Color Orange
  • Best Match for Marriage Leo, Aquarius
  • nationalityAmerican
  • religionChristian
  • net worth$8 million
  • professionAmerican Rapper and Record Producer
  • weightIn Kilograms –83 kg, In Pounds –182.6 lbs
  • heightIn Centimetres –172 cm, In Feet and Inches – 5’ 8’’
  • hair colorBlack
  • eye colorDark Brown
  • high schoolCollins High School in Chicago

Written by Joel S. Elkins

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