Birth Name: Micheal Ray Stevenson
Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California, United States
Date of Birth: November 19, 1989
*Vietnamese, African American (mother)
Tyga is an American hip hop recording artist. His father is of African-Jamaican descent. His mother is Vietnamese, and her maiden name is Nguyen. He stated his ethnic background in this video.
It is said that he received his stage name from his mother, who used to call him Tiger Woods, perhaps due to the black-Asian mix he shares with Tiger. Tyga is also said to stand for “Thank you God always.”
Tyga has a son with his former partner, model and entrepreneur Blac Chyna.
Tyga’s maternal grandmother is named Kim/Kimberly Nguyen.