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 rapper, singer, actor, songwriter, producer, entrepreneur, record executive, and author. He is also known as Tip and T.I.P.
T.I. is the son of Violeta Morgan and Clifford “Buddy” Harris. He was raised by his grandparents. He was given the nickname Tip by his grandfather but later shortened it to T.I.
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.
T.I.’s maternal grandfather is named Robert Morgan.
T.I.’s maternal grandmother was named 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