Maurice Young, who is better known by his stage name as Trick Daddy, is an American rapper and producer. After a hiatus from music due to medical issues, Trick Daddy is finally back on stage doing what he does best.
Here are some interesting facts about Trick Daddy:
1. Trick Daddy net worth is estimated to be $100,000
As of 2018, Trick Daddy net worth is $100,000. Young could have been a multi millionaire today and living easily off the money he made whilst at his prime. But he has in midst of legal issues as well as medical difficulties which have drastically affected his net worth today.
If it were some smart financial decisions, Young would probably never have to work a day in his life ever again and still live a life with luxury. He has filed for bankruptcy three times so far in his life which has shown that he is actually financially quite unstable though greatly talented on the stage.
But today he still has a net worth of $100,000 because of some assets that he has retained over the years. If it weren’t for these purchases, Young’s bank account would be broke.
2. He grew up with 10 other siblings
Young was born on September 27, 1974, in Miami, Florida. Along with himself, there were 10 brothers and sisters combined with whom Young would grow up with.
His mother is given the credits of parenting this vast amount of children. Later, when Young was older, his father took him and his brother to live with him. Sadly, his father lacked some parenting skills and at this same time, Young started getting in trouble as well with the use of cocaine.
3. Trick’s breakthough moment came with the song “Scarred”
He appeared in Luther “Luke” Campbell’s album Uncle Luke with the song called “Scarred”. This song became one of the highlights of the album and fans were instantly attracted to Trick’s vibes.
He later released his debut album with the moniker Trick Daddy Dollar called Based on a True Story. He went on to release another album called www.thug.com and later signed with Atlantic Records.
This was when his career started to take off and he started amassing a lot of money through the performances that he was doing. Trick went on to release songs like “Shut Up”, “America”, “Ain’t No Santa”, “I’m a Thug” among others which have been super hits for his career.
4. He appeared in the film Just Another Day
Many of his fans don’t yet know that Trick Daddy has even tried his hand in acting. The rapper appeared in the film called Just Another Day in 2009.
He played an interesting character of a drug dealer in the film which showed the lives of an aspiring rapper and an old successful rapper.
But that has been his first and last appearance on screen so far as it doesn’t look like for him to be featured again. Thankfully, he has talented skills as a rapper and with his recent comeback after suffering from Lupus, he might start jamming like he did in the old days.
5. He’s had legal issues since he was 15
Young has had severe issues with drugs through his life. He was first arrested for drug and firearm possession when he was only 15 years old. When he was 19 years old, he was sent to prison for attempted murder charge for shooting a man during a street fight.
In 1993, he had to serve 15 months in Florida state prison as he had violated his probation and commited different crimes. In the next 10 years, he would have to deal with probation again that included along process hampering his career for a while. Eventually, he pleaded guilty to possession of cocaine and marihuana.
One of the most recent of events was in 2014 where he was again arrested for possession of drugs, firearms and ammunition. This was a crime as he was a convicted felon with not a really good record on his papers. He was fined a hefty amount for the incident.
Sadly, Trick Daddy has not been able to stay off his addiction to drugs throughout his career. If he could have stayed out of trouble, his life would be a lot better today.