6IX9INE Introduction

Daniel Hernandez, popularly known as 61X9INE, is a famous American rapper based in New York City. His net worth is $6 million. He is well-known for his controversial behavior and his brute force screaming technique in his live performances and records. He shot to fame in 2017 with the release of his debut single ‘Gummo.’ The single grabbed the 12th position at the US Billboard Hot 100.

Net Worth                      :       $6 million
Celebrity Name             :       6ix9ine
Real Name                      :       Daniel Hernandez
Date of Birth                  :       May 8, 1996
Place of Birth                 :       New York, United States
Gender                            :       Male
Height                             :       5 ft 6 in
Weight                             :       64 kg
Marital Status                :       Single
Sexual Orientation       :       Straight
Profession                      :       Rapper

6IX9INE Net worth

Almost all of his money flowed from his rapping career. He used social media to brag about his management deals and sales of his records. In January 2018, he claimed in a post on Instagram that he had signed a $7.5 million record deal. After a month, he claimed to have signed a $15 million deal with RICHGANG Company. He also claimed that he had signed a $4.9 million endorsement deal with a headphone company. However, there is no concrete evidence about the existence of those deals.

In October 2019, he did sign a confirmed record deal with 10K Projects, a record company. The deal is estimated to be worth $10 million and is likely to involve a couple of future albums in Spanish and English. He also earns from live performances.

Early Life

He was born on May 8, 1996, to Mexican mother and Puerto Rican father in New York City. His mother’s name is Natividad Perez Hernandez, who moved to the United States to seek a better life and more opportunities for her son. 6ix9ine learned Spanish in early childhood. His father left him when he was still studying in grade 3.

His stepfather was shot dead a few steps away from his home. This pushed 6ix9ine into post-traumatic stress disorder and depression, and he was hospitalized. The death of his stepfather emotionally broke him so much that he was expelled from the school for bad behavior while he was in the 8th grade.

He never resumed his education and instead started working as a delivery boy to aid his mother in meeting up the financial difficulties. He was also involved in the sale of heroin and cannabis on the streets. For which, he was arrested and sent to prison.

Personal Life

6ix9ine is still young and unmarried. When he was 16 years old, he fathered a girl with his girlfriend Sara Molina. He was also named in a child sex charge. He pleaded guilty and was charged with three felony counts of using a child for sexual performance. He remained in physical contact with a 13 years old.

Daniel Hernandez Net Worth

In 2018, New York Police arrested him in connection with an incident in which he choked 16 years old in a shopping mall in Houston, Texas. The court dropped charges after the 16 years old backed off. He got kidnapped in 2018 and was beaten by a bunch of armed assailants. They also robbed him. During a court hearing, it was revealed that 6ix9ine had another daughter who was born on the 19th of November 2018.

Rapping Career

6ix9ine started rapping in 2014. He released multiple tracks and videos such as Hellsing station, Scumlife and Yokai. These tracks got him public attention and he got fame as an aggressive rapper. FCK THEM, the music label which can be traced back to Slovakia, released most of his music tracks. He gathered most of the fame when he became an internet meme for his hair which is dyed in rainbow color, his countless tattoos, and his rainbow-plated grills. He also bonded with a New York rapper Zillakami, but soon both were caught in a feud after 6ix9ine stole songs.

His commercial song titled as Gummo hit the market on 10th November 2017. It reached the 12th position on the US Billboard Hot 100. The next song to boost his fame was Kooda, which landed at the 61th position. Keke was the third which succeeded in securing a spot in the top 100 list.

Legal troubles

In September 2019 after he was arrested and indicted, 6ix9ine started testifying against the former members of his gang. He turned into a state witness in return for a cut in the 47 years sentence. He testified that he was a part of the Nine Trey Bloods Gang which allowed him membership as long as he bankrolled them.

He testified against the former gang-members such as Anthony Harv Ellison who was accused of racketeering. He also testified under an oath that the rappers Jim Jones and Cardi B belonged to the notorious Bloods gang. However, Cardi B has denied the accusation. Since the day he finished testifying, plenty of rappers have turned against him.

Social media earnings

6ix9ine enjoys a massive following on Instagram and YouTube. As of April 2020, he has 15.2 million followers on Instagram. A person with 10 million followers on Instagram can earn up to 10,000 per sponsored post. As per this calculation, 6ix9ine might be earning well around $15,000- $20,000 per sponsored post on Instagram. The rate may vary as per the size of the brand he advertises.

He also enjoyed a massive following on YouTube. As of April 2020, he has 9.46 million subscribers. If a person posts a video on YouTube and the advertisement the video carries is seen by a thousand people, YouTube pays around $7.65 for those thousand views. It means if a person who has 10 million subscribers posts a video and all of his subscribers watch the ads on the same video, he is paid around $76500 by YouTube. He once claimed that he made around $60,000 from YouTube. His net income per month may rise to $100,000 if he gets more views from old and new videos.

Famous quotations

“If you need a plate, then you could hit me on my turf. I need twenty-five, try to stick me and that gun burst I need all of mine. Try to try me and it’s Columbine. Let that Ruger fly, automatic poppin’ at your guys,” 6IX9INE

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