Meet Rapper T.I.’s son – Messiah Harris: Age, Height, Net Worth

Who is Messiah Harris?

Messiah is the son of famous rapper T. I. and so far remains known only as a celebrity child, though he has made a few steps into the entertainment industry, including acting and music.

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Messiah Harris Wiki: Age, Childhood, and Education

Messiah Ya’Majesty Harris was born on 2 February 2000, in Atlanta, Georgia USA. His mother is Lashon Dixon who was 16 when she and T.I. started dating in 1995; he has a brother Domani Harris, born in 2001. After Lashon and T.I. split, the court gave full custody to her and the boys grew up with her. As T.I.’s career developed, Lashon sought increased child support, and without any trouble, the court ruled in her favor.

Messiah matriculated from a local high school in 2018, and then enrolled at Morehouse College in Atlanta.

Career

He developed an interest in performing arts from an early age and in 2011 at just 11 years old began appearing in the reality TV show “T.I. & Tiny: The Family Hustle”, which showcased the dynamics of T.I.’s big family. As he got older, his interest developed, and in 2018 he made his acting debut in the drama film “The Products of the American Ghetto”, which starred Darrin Dewitt Henson, Robin Givens and Tobias Truvillion.

The following year, he appeared alongside his father in the comedy film “The Trap”, which also starred Mike Epps and Loretta Devine. Moreover, in 2022, Messiah featured in the sports drama film “Sons 2 the Grave”, written and directed by Lynne Stoltz and starring Darrin Dewitt Henson, Trevor Jackson, and Maria Howell.

Music Aspirations

In addition to his acting portfolio, Messiah has tried himself in music. As early as his teenage years, he collaborated with his father on making the music and songs featured in “T.I. & Tiny: The Family Hustle”. Furthermore, he worked with his father on T.I.’s eleventh album “L.I.B.R.A.”, released in 2020.

He is now pursuing music on his own under the pseudonym Buddy Red and so far has released one single “You Know”. In contrast to his father, Messiah is creating music in a blues rock genre. He’s performed live, and made videos of himself playing a guitar and singing, which are available on his official Instagram account with more than 550,000 followers.

Net Worth

According to authoritative sources, Messiah Harris’ net worth is estimated at close to $1 million, as of late 2023.

 

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Personal Life, Dating, Girlfriend, Single

When it comes to his personal life, Messiah Harris hasn’t revealed anything about his personal aspirations; as a result, there’s no reliable information about it. However, some sources state that he’s currently single, and solely focused on his rising career.

Appearance and Body Measurements

Messiah Harris has black hair and brown eyes. He stands at a height of 5ft 9ins (1.75m), while he weighs approximately 165lbs (74kgs). His vital statistics are unknown, butd he has an athletic figure.

Messiah Harris’ father, T.I. Short Bio

Clifford Joseph Harris Jr. was born on 25 September 1980, in Atlanta, to Clifford “Buddy” Harris Sr. and Violeta Morgan. Raised by his grandparents in Atlanta’s Center Hill neighborhood, he developed an early interest in rap, starting to rhyme at the age of eight. His childhood nickname “Tip” later became his stage name, paying homage to his paternal great-grandfather.

In 1996, T.I. partnered with local rapper Big Kuntry King, selling mixtapes out of their car. Discovered by record executive Kawan “KP” Prather, T.I. signed with Ghet-O-Vision Entertainment. His debut album, “I’m Serious” (2001), released under Arista Records, garnered limited success. Despite facing commercial challenges, T.I. regained attention through mixtapes and a high-profile feature on Bone Crusher’s “Never Scared”.

T.I.’s breakthrough came with his second album, “Trap Muzik” (2003), featuring hits such as”Rubber Band Man”. Subsequent albums, including “Urban Legend” (2004) and “King” (2006), propelled him to stardom in the hip-hop scene. “Paper Trail” (2008) marked a peak in his career, boasting chart-topping singles “Whatever You Like” and “Live Your Life”.

In 2010 he released the album “No Mercy”, which spawned such hits as “Get Back Up”, a duet with Chris Brown. Two years later, T.I. released “Trouble Man: Heavy Is the Head”, followed by “Paperwork” in 2014, which received positive reviews, thanks to his collaborations with Pharrell Williams and Chris Brown on the album. Four years later, T.I. released “Dime Trap” under Epic Records and Roc Nation, marking his return to a major label. The album spawned such hits as “The Weekend” and “Jefe”.

To speak further of his accomplishments, He founded Grand Hustle Records, nurturing talents such as Travis Scott and Iggy Azalea. His acting career includes roles in films such as “ATL”, “Takers”, and Marvel’s “Ant-Man”. Additionally, he’s a published author of novels such as “Power & Beauty” (2011) and “Trouble & Triumph” (2012).

T.I.’s life has been marred by legal issues. His involvement with drugs and weapons led to arrests from a young age. Notable incidents include a 2007 federal arrest for possession of unregistered firearms, and a 2010 sentencing for probation violation, resulting in an 11-month prison term. He faced subsequent arrests, such as in 2018 for simple assault and public drunkenness, and in 2020 for alleged involvement in fraudulent cryptocurrency schemes.

Throughout his career, T.I. faced various controversies. Feuds with Ludacris, Lil’ Flip, and Shawty Lo gained media attention. In the 2016 US presidential election, his comments about Hillary Clinton sparked backlash. In 2019, T.I. faced criticism for revealing annual virginity tests on his daughter. Sexual abuse allegations in 2021, involving T.I. and his wife Tiny, led to the suspension of their reality show.

In addition to Messiah and Domani, T.I. has five other children, including Zonnique, Deyjah, Clifford Joseph Harris III, Major Philant, and Heiress Diana Harris.

T.I. has a good side. Back in 2006, he intervened in the suicide attempt of Creed’s lead singer, Scott Stapp, who credited T.I. with saving his life during the incident in Miami. On 13 October 2010, T.I. convinced a 24-year-old suicidal man in Atlanta, Joshua Starks, not to jump from a 22-story building. Rushing to the scene after hearing about it on the radio, T.I. engaged with the man in distress and persuaded him against taking his own life.

According to authoritative sources, T.I.’s net worth is estimated at over $10 million, as of late 2023.

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