This article will answer every question you have about Tory Lanez. Below are some of the frequently asked questions about him.
- What does Tory do for a living?
- Who are Tory’s parents and siblings?
- What are Tory’s interests and hobbies?
- Is Tory married or does he have a girlfriend/ boyfriend?
- Does Tory have any children?
- Where is Tory now?
- How tall is Tory?
- How much money does Tory earn?
- What is Tory’s net worth?
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Who is Tory Lanez?
Daystar Shemuel Shua Peterson professionally known as Tory Lanez is a famous Canadian rapper, singer, songwriter, and record producer. He received initial recognition in August 2013, from the mixtape Conflicts of My Soul: The 416 Story. Through Interscope Records, he signed to record producer Benny Blanco’s Mad Love Records.
His debut studio album, I Told You (2016) includes singles like, “Say It” and “Luv”. These singles peaked at No. 23 and 19 on the Billboard Hot 100 respectively. He released his second and third studio albums in 2018, Memories Don’t Die and Love Me Now? His fourth studio album titled Chixtape 5 (2019) peaked at No. 2 on the US Billboard 200. He released his fifth studio album, Daystar in 2020, which debuted at No. 10 on the Billboard 200. The album featured controversial responses to the allegations of him shooting fellow rapper Megan Thee Stallion earlier that year.
He has won and has been nominated for many awards and accolades. Including he received a Grammy Award nomination for his song “Luv” as well as four Juno awards.
How Old is Tory Lanez?
He is 29 years old as of April 2022, having been born on July 27, 1992, in Brampton, Ontario, Canada. Lanez shares his birthdate with celebrities such as; Abby Roberts, Candy Ken, Kristina Kika Kim, Danny Duncan, iDubbbzTV, and many more.
Tory Lanez Family
Who are Tory Lanez Parents?
He was born to Sonstar Peterson (a Bajan Father) and Luella Peterson (a Curacao Mother). His mother passed away when Tory was eleven years old.
Does Tory Lanez have Siblings?
He has two sisters. One is a younger half-sibling from the paternal side. While the other sisters’ name is Destiny Peterson. She is also a musician under the name DSTNY.
Tory Lanez Education
He received his education from Fletcher’s Meadow Secondary School and Notre Dame Catholic School.
Tory Lanez Marital Status
He is possibly single.
Tory Lanez Kids
He has a son by the name of Kai who was born in April 2017. But her kids’ mother is not revealed.
Tory Lanez Career
A Career from 2009 to 2015
He made his debut mixtape T.L 2. T.P in 2009, while he lived in South Florida. He began directing some of his music videos and posting them on his YouTube channel. After Sean Kingston saw Lanez’s video of him freestyling over Lloyd Banks’ “Beaner, Benz, or Bentley”, he was interested. Kingston contacted Lanex in February 2010, telling him to meet up with him during Justin Bieber‘s tour and later got him to perform on their live.
In 2010, he released the mixtapes, Just Landed, One Verse One Hearse, Playing for Keeps, and Mr. 1 Verse Killah. He then signed with Kingston’s Time is Money Entertainment in 2011, and released the mixtapes, Mr. Peterson, Chixtape, and Swavey. Later, he left the label to be an independent artist. Tory released the mixtape Sincerely in 2012, Conflicts of My Soul: The 416 Story in 2013, and in 2014 Chixtape II. Lanez released the song “Teyana” on June 2, 2014, as a tribute to singer Teyana Taylor.
Taylor responded with the track “Dreams of Fuckin’ an R&B Bitch”. Tory kicked off his first headlining tour, the “Lost Cause Tour” in conjunction with the mixtape Lost Cause. On September 29, 2014, the mixtape was supposed to be released but was pushed back to October 1. It was revealed on February 27, 2015, that he was going to release a collaboration EP with the WeDidIt Records producers on April 6. On May 8, 2015, he released a song entitled “Ric Flair” featuring Rory Trustor.
A Career from 2015 to Present
He released the first single off his debut album titled “Say It” on July 15, 2015. It was revealed that he signed to Benny Blanco’s Mad Love Records and Interscope Records. He released the single “BLOW” on September 18, 2015. On December 25, 2015, Tory released two mixtapes Chixtape III and The New Toronto. “LA Confidential was released as the second single for the album on January 18, 2016.
ASAP Ferg and Tory Lanez announced on April 1, 2016 “The Level Up Tour”. It was announced on April 5, 2016, that Lanez would perform at Summer Jam and Pemberton Music Festival later in the summer of 2016. To promote their “Level Up Tour”, ASAP and Tory on April 8, 2016, collaborated on the song “Line Up the Flex”. His official second single “Luv” was released on iTunes on July 29, 2016. On August 19, 2016, his debut studio album I Told You, was released. Also, he released two remixes for Drake’s “Controlla” and Dj Khaled’s “I Got the Keys” on July 5.
He released his second studio album Memories Don’t Die on March 2, 2018. In the same year on October 26, 2018, he released his third studio album titled Love Me Now? On November 15, 2019, he released his fourth studio album titled Chixtape 5, and another album titled The New Toronto 3 on April 10, 2020. He teamed up with Jamaican reggae singer Buju Banton on March 20, 2020, for a remix of “Trust”.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic during quarantine, Lanez hosted “Quarantine Radio” on his Instagram Live. Since his departure from Interscope Records, he released the single “Temperature Rising” via his own One Umbrell imprint, making his first release as an independent artist. His surprise-released fifth album Daystar on September 25, 2020, was his first project since departing Interscope earlier that year. On the album, he defends himself in multiple songs against claims that he shot rapper Megan Thee Stallion.
This is a Canadian record label and management company founded by Tory Lanez in 2014. It began as a clothing company under the subsidiary Forever Umbrella. The first label’s signee was Mansa in 2018 and expanded to sign artists Davo and Kaash Paige.
Tory Lanez Height and Measurements
Adding up to his well-built body is a height of 5ft 3inches (1.61m) and a weight of 54kg (120lbs)
Tory Lanez Salary and Net Worth
He has an annual income of over $300,000 and a net worth of $4 million.