Canadian rapper, Tory Lanez gained popularity from the mixtape Conflicts of My Soul: The 416 Story. Also, he is a record producer, singer, fashion designer, and music video director.

Picture of Canadian rapper, Tory Lanez
Caption: Picture of Canadian rapper, Tory Lanez (Photo: Instagram)


Death of Tory Lanez Mother

In Brampton, Ontario, Canada, he was born as Daystar Shemuel Shua Peterson. His birth date is July 27, 1992. His parents Sonstar Peterson (father) and mother Luella Peterson. Tory's mom was from CuraƧao, an Island country. His family was based in Montreal, before moving to Miami, Florida. Having Canadian nationality, Troy is of Black ethnicity. 

Tory Lanez with his dad Sonstar Peterson
Caption: Tory Lanez with his dad Sonstar Peterson (Photo: Instagram)


Lanez was known to practice and refine his rapping skills throughout his childhood. Troy finds out that, his mother Luella had died due to a rare disease. After his mom's death, Lanez's father became an ordained minister and missionary, causing them both to move frequently throughout the United States.

Picture of Tory Lanez' mom Luella Peterson
Caption: Picture of Tory Lanez' mom Luella Peterson (Photo: Pinterest)


In 2006, Tory was sent to live with his cousin Dahir Abib, Orane Forrest, in Jamaica, Queens, New York due to his behavior issues. Then he was forced to move to Toronto with his grandmother. His grandmother refused to take care of him when he became 15 years old. Tory dropped out of the tenth grade at the age of 16.


About Nickname of Tory

He met his friend Hakeem, who at the time was a janitor. Hakeem gives him the nickname "Lanez" as a comment on Daystar's thrill-seeking tendencies, that sometimes saw him mucking around in the street, not looking for traffic and playing in the lanes.


Career of Lanez

Tory started singing at the age of 17. Nevertheless, he had no vocal training. In the year 2009, he released the mixtape "T.L 2 T.O". Lanez gained initial recognition from the mixtape Conflicts of My Soul: The 416 Story, released in August 2013. He signed to record producer Benny Blanco's Mad Love Records through Interscope Records in the year 2015. In the following year, he released four mixtapes, "Playing for Keeps," "Just Landed," "One Verse One Hearse," and "Mr. 1 Verse Killah". 

Tory Lanez posing for the picture
Caption: Tory Lanez posing for the picture (Photo: Instagram)


Also, he signed with Kingston's record label, Time is Money Entertainment in 2011. Tory released several more mixtapes, including "Chixtape" in 2011, "Sincerely Tory" in 2012, "Conflicts of My Soul: The 416 Story" in 2013, and "Lost Cause" in 2014. In 2016, Lanez's debut studio album, I Told You, featured the singles "Say It" and "Luv", which reached number 23 and 19 on the Billboard Hot 100, respectively.

Tory Lanez posing for the picture
Caption: Tory Lanez posing for the picture (Photo: Instagram)


He released his second and third studio albums, Memories Don't Die and Love Me Now? in the year 2018. Lanez's 4th studio album Chixtape 5 (2019) peaked at number 2 on the US Billboard 200. He released his 5th studio album Daystar in the year 2020 and debuted at number 10 on the Billboard 200. He has been nominated and won a variety of awards. Lanez received a Grammy Award nomination for his song "Luv" as well as four Juno Awards.


What's Tory Lanez Net Worth?

Tory Lanez has earned an estimated net worth of $4 Million. As a songwriter and rapper, he is one of the highest-paid in Canada. Through album sales, live streaming, and performing, he has accumulated a decent net worth from the music industry. 

Tory Lanez sitting inside the car
Caption: Tory Lanez sitting inside the car (Photo: Instagram)


As per reports, he charges between $10,000 to $30,000 for performing a show. Also, Lanez makes enough money from his YouTube channel, where all of his videos receive millions of views. Tory is also the founder of a record label called One Umbrella. As per reports, he earns more than $300,000 per year. 


Who is Tory Lanez Girlfriend?

Well, Tory Lanez has been involved in different relationships with many girlfriends. Also, he has been dating many beautiful and popular ladies in the past. Previously, he dated Trina an American rapper and television personality. The duo's relationship started in May 2014. Trina's real name is Katrina Laverne Taylor. Sadly, they ended their relationship in April 2017. From October 2015 to November 2016, he was dating Dream Doll.

Tory Lanez with his ex-girlfriend Trina
Caption: Tory Lanez with his ex-girlfriend Trina (Photo: townsquare)


Also, he was linked with Kaylin Garcia in the year 2017. However, they never confirmed their relationship. Garcia is a dancer, fitness instructor, model, host, and singer. In the year 2017, he was linked with Bria Myles, a Glamour model, actress, and Masika Kalysha an American actress, reality television personality, singer/songwriter, entrepreneur, and businesswoman.

Picture of Tory Lanez attached to his ex-girlfriend Joseline Hernandez
Caption: Picture of Tory Lanez attached to his ex-girlfriend Joseline Hernandez (Photo: ebony) 


Tory was in a relationship with his girlfriend, Nakita Johnson. His ex-girlfriend Nakita is a YouTuber. The duo started dating in November 2017 but separated in March 2018. Then he was dating Kash Doll American rapper in 2018. But details of when and how their relationship ended not mentioned. In August 2018, Tory was in a relationship with his girlfriend Joseline Hernandez. The duo romance also didn't last long. His ex-girlfriend Hernandez is a Puerto Rican reality television personality, rapper, and actress. Tory faced controversy due to his romance with his former girlfriend Megan Thee Stallion. Well, the duo's relationship ended in controversy. 


Controversy Between Tory and Megan

Police arrested Tory after discovering a concealed weapon in his car after attending a violent house party. During the incident, fellow rapper Megan Thee Stallion was injured in her foot. At first, Megan was reported to have been injured by broken glass but later revealed that she was actually shot by Tory.

Tory Lanez with his ex-girlfriend Megan Thee Stallion
Caption: Tory Lanez with his ex-girlfriend Megan Thee Stallion (Photo: snobette)


In October 2020, Lanez was charged with three felonies, including assault with a semiautomatic firearm, and a protective order was issued prohibiting him from contacting Megan or coming within 100 feet of her. Tory's bail was raised from $190,000 to $250,000 after he violated the protective order in August 2021.


Does Tory Lanez Have Kids?

Yes, Tory Lanez has a kid. He welcomed his first child in the midst of all this success. Tory blessed with a son Kai’Lon. This rapper's son Kai was born in April 2017. 

Picture of Tory Lanez's baby boy Kai’Lon
Caption: Picture of Tory Lanez's baby boy Kai’Lon (Photo: Instagram)


His fans and followers were shocked after the news of his son out.  Also, the identity of Lanez's baby mother still remains a mystery. 


Tory Lanez's Hair Loss Problems

Lanez has been facing hair loss issues for a long time now. Also, he was made fun of when his photos with bald patches went viral on social media. 


What is the Height of Tory Lanez?

Tory Lanez stands at a height of 5 feet 7 inches or 1.70 m tall. While his body weighs around 149 pounds. Tory has black hair with dark brown eyes.