Birth Name: Clifford Joseph Harris, Jr.
Place of Birth: Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.
Date of Birth: September 25, 1980
T.I., also known as Tip and TIP, is an American hip hop recording artist and actor. He was raised by his grandparents. He was given the nickname Tip by his grandfather but later shortened it to T.I. This became his stage name.
T.I. has two children with Lashon Dixon; a daughter with R&B singer Ms. Niko; and three children with his wife, singer and songwriter Tameka Cottle.
On his mother’s side, T.I. is the grandson of Robert Morgan and Willie Bell Smith (the daughter of Owen Smith and Katie Mae). Willie was born in Georgia.
Sources: T.I.’s maternal grandmother, Willie Bell Smith, on the 1940 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Obituary of T.I.’s maternal grandmother, Willie Bell (Smith) Morgan – http://www.legacy.com