Clifford Joseph Harris, Jr.
King of the South, T.I.P, Rubber Band Man
Atlanta, Georgia, USA
T.I. attended Douglass High School, from where he dropped out.
Rapper, Record Producer, Actor, Entrepreneur
- Father – Clifford “Buddy” Harris Senior
- Mother – Violeta Morgan
- Siblings – Unknown
T.I. is signed with Grand Hustle Entertainment (Music Artist Management Company).
Grand Hustle, Columbia Records (current), Ghet-O-Vision, LaFace, Atlantic, Arista
5 ft 8 in or 173 cm
143 lbs or 65 kg
Girlfriend / Spouse
T.I. dated –
- Lashon Dixon (1995 – 2001) – T.I. started dating Lashon Dixon, a local American girl in 1995. T.I. and Lashon were together for 6 years until July 2001, when they broke up. The duo has two kids, Messiah Ya’ Majesty Harris (born on February 2, 2000) and Domani Uriah Harris (born on March 19, 2001).
- Ranniqua (1999 – 2001) – While T.I. was in a relationship with Lashon Dixon, he met another American girl named Ranniqua and they started dating. After two years together, Ranniqua found out about T.I.’s relationship with Lashon in January 2001 and immediately broke up with him.
- Nicole Alexander (2006 – 2010) – On January 25, 2006, T.I. commenced dating Nicole Alexander, best known for winning the VH1 reality television shows I Love Money and Flavor of Love. Their relationship lasted for 4 years until July 17, 2010.
- Jasmin Jaye (2013) – Despite the fact that he was married to Tameka Cottle, T.I. started dating American model Jasmin Jaye in 2013. It is RUMORED that the two are still dating from time to time.
- Tameka ‘Tiny’ Cottle (2001 – Present) – T.I. and the former Xscape member Tameka ‘Tiny’ Cottle commenced dating in September 2001. They got engaged on April 25, 2007 and got married on July 30, 2010. The duo has 3 children, Clifford Joseph (born August 25, 2004), Lelah Amore (born March 22, 2007) and Major Philant (born May 16, 2008).
Race / Ethnicity
- Wearing his hats leaning to the left
- Sharp voice
- Often wears sunglasses
T.I.’s body specifications may be –
- Chest – 39 in or 99 cm
- Arms / Biceps – 13.5 in or 34 cm
- Waist – 33 in or 84 cm
10 (US) or 9.0 (UK) or 43 (EU)
T.I. appeared in TV commercials for Chevrolet in 2007 and Crime Stoppers back in 2010.
T.I. is a born Christian or a Southern Baptist to be more exact.
He often attends the New Birth Missionary Baptist Church in Atlanta.
Best Known For
T.I. is known for releasing 9 albums including I’m Serious, Trap Muzik, Urban Legend, King, T.I. vs T.I.P., Paper Trail, No Mercy, Trouble Man: Heavy is the Head and Paperwork.
He is also known for his hit singles Whatever You Like, Big Shit Poppin (Do It), No Matter What, Live Your Life (featuring Rihanna), Dead and Gone (featuring Justin Timberlake) and No Mediocre (featuring Iggy Azalea).
T.I.’s first album was named I’m Serious and it was released on October 9, 2001 through Arista Records. In T.I.’s debut album, you will find guest appearances by Jazze Pha, Too Short, Lil Jon, Pastor Troy, Youngbloodz, P$C, Mac Boney and Pharrell Williams.
The album is of southern hip hop and rap genre and its length is 71:06. I’m Serious is the lowest-selling album to date with only 268,000 copies sold.
T.I. first appeared in the movie ATL in 2006, in which he played the character of Rashad.
First TV Show
T.I. first gained notice when he showed up in the TV series Entourage, where he played the role of himself.
T.I. doesn’t have a personal trainer, he exercises by himself. He often goes to the gym and lifts weights.
“I found that going to the gym and working out couple days in a week gives my body the needed refresh. I definitely feel more energized and alive after I’m done with my workout, expect when I do cardio.”
– said the popular rapper.
T.I. Favorite Things
- Food – Chicken
- Rapper – Jay-Z, Lil Wayne, Eminem, Three Stacks
- TV Shows – Friends
- Color – Black
- Actress – Angela Bassett
- T.I. dealt drugs when he was in his teens.
- His father resided in New York and T.I. often went there to visit him.
- He was arrested numerous times by the age of 14.
- His father died of Alzheimer’s disease.
- He collaborated with Tupac, Bonecrusher and Baby.
- He is the owner of New Finish Construction, a company that builds and repairs houses in Atlanta’s less fortunate neighborhoods.
- He doesn’t like champagne.
- T.I. has his own record label called Grand Hustle Entertainment.
- He is good friends with Nelly, Diddy, Jay-Z, Young Jeezy and Young Buck.
- He has written lyrics for Bow Wow, Lil Kim and Diddy.
- The rapper won the award for best rap solo song and rap collaboration at 2007 Grammy Awards.
- You can check T.I. on YouTube, MySpace, Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, YouTube VEVO, Google+, and SoundCloud.
- He has a website named on one of his albums.