Tee Grizzley Net Worth

Net Worth: $1.2 million
Age: 24
Full name: Terry Sanchez Wallace
Born: March 23, 1994
Country of Origin: United States of America
Occupation: Rapper
Last Updated: 2018


This Article contains all you need to know about American hip hop artiste, Tee Grizzley, his net worth 2018, his career highlights and pitfalls etc.

Each section contains important details about the rapper. Read on!

Who Is Tee Grizzley?

Tee Grizzley is an American rapper and songwriter who became popular a few a years ago for his hit single First Day Out.


The song was recorded and uploaded onto YouTube shortly after his release from prison and it recorded over 2 million streams and downloads in 3 weeks.

First Day Out captions Tee’s struggles with life and his horrible experience in prison. It became an instant hit as the street could relate to the vibe.

To prove to his fans that First Day Out was no fluke, the rapper released more singles in quick succession and they all became hits.

Tee Grizzley recorded massive stream and downloads in other singles like No Effort, Colors, and From the D to the A.

The rapper would be rewarded for the success of his songs with a recording deal. Tee Grizzley signed with 300 Entertainment & Atlantic Records in 2017.

Tee Grizzley’s Real Name

Terry Sanchez Wallace

Tee Grizzley’s Age

He was born on March 23, 1994. Tee Grizzle’s age is 24 as at 2018.

Tee Grizzley’s Height

The rapper is 6 Ft 0 in (1.83 m).


He reportedly weighs an average of 75kg.

Tee Grizzley’s Bio

Tee Grizzley was born in Detroit, Michigan by parents whose names are unknown. His life was devoid of parental love or care while growing up.

His parents were never at home. The rapper once said he could count the number of days he spent with his parents.

Tee’s parents always faced one court case or the other so that they spent most of their time behind bars while the rapper was growing up.

Tee Grizzley was raised by his grandmother in Northwest Detroit.

Tee grew up in Franklin Park neighbourhood where the elderly guys rapped a lot so he began to pick interest in rap music.

While in Middle School, he formed a music group with his friends JR, Po, and Lee. They called the group All Stars Ball Hard.

They began to do music and they uploaded their songs online. The songs gained little or attention.

In 2011, Tee Grizzley learnt about the heart breaking news about his mother. She was sentenced to 15 years in jail for drug related offenses.

The following year, the rapper learnt the worst. His father was murdered in cold blood.

In a bid not to toe his parents footsteps, Tee thought he would remain grounded and follow the many life’s lessons his grandmother had taught him.

He planned to achieve a feat no one in his family had achieved in generations. He wanted to attend college.

Tee Grizzley was admitted into Michigan State University to pursue a degree in finance and accounting.

The rapper soon got broke and was behind on his bills. Tee and his friend then took to robbery.

They stole from other dormitories and carted away with electronics worth of $20,000 in 2014.

Tee and his friend were later apprehended but were released pending further investigation.

After the temporary release, the rapper did the unthinkable. He fled to Kentucky where he would gang up with another syndicate to continue armed robbery.

In 2014, Tee was arrested along with his gang members for attempting to steal from a jewellery store in Lexington, Kentucky.

He was then sentenced to 9 months in jail for robbery. While in jail, he received another sentence of 18 months for his previous robbery in Michigan.

In Prison, Tee Grizzley began to take rap seriously. He wrote songs inspired by the struggles behind the bars.

He was set free from Jackson State Prison, Michigan in 2016, and that marked the reborn of the artiste the world have come to know.

Tee Grizzley’s Music Career

Many positive and negative stories have been told of how life in prison has transformed inmates. For Tee Grizzley, his story is certainly for the positive.

While in prison, the rapper had nothing to fall on but music. He wrote all the songs that made up his debut mixtape while in prison.

Upon his release from jail, Tee hit the studios and recorded his 1st single titled, First Day Out in mid-2016.

He shot the video and uploaded it to YouTube. The video gained over 2 million views in about 3 weeks.

The success of First Day Out, made Tee achieve instant fame. He then signed a recording deal with 300 Entertainment & Atlantic Records in 2017.

In 2017, the rapper dropped his second single titled, Second Day Out and the following month, he dropped his 3rd single, From The D To The A.

Still at early 2017, he released the single, No Effort and it music video.

In April 2017, Tee Grizzly dropped his 1st mixtape titled, My Moment.

All his singles and his debut mixtape enjoyed great success, gradually carving out a niche for the rapper in US music industry.

Speaking of success, the rapper confessed the record sales of his debut mixtape tripled when legendary basketball player, LeBron James posted his song his IG.

In mid-2017, the rapper released the single Teetroit followed by another single Beef Ft popular rapper Meek Mill.

He continued to enjoy success in the hip hop world as he dished out hit singles after hit singles, and Tee Grizzley net worth began to pick up.

And after just a year from his prison release, the rapper gained recognition for his works with two 2017 BET Hip Hop Award nominations.

In Oct. 2017, he dropped the song Win followed by a collaboration with rapper Lil Durk for the single Bloodas.

In 2018, he dropped the hit single Colors, followed by a release of his Don’t Even Trip Ft Moneybagg Yo.

In mid-2018, Tee Grizzley dropped his 1st studio album titled Activate

Tee Grizzley’s Net Worth 2018

Just barely two years after his release from prison, Tee Grizzley’s net worth has improved remarkably.

What is Tee Grizzley net worth? Has his career success transformed his financial status?

It is no doubt Tee Grizzley net worth is not what it used to be two years ago, but how much as he made since his release? Now that’s the major question!

Tee Grizzley’s net worth is estimated to be $1.2 million in 2018.

How Tee Grizzley Makes His Money?

The rapper’s major source of wealth is music and he makes his money through the following means.

Record Deal/Sales

This the major source of Tee Grizzley’s net worth.

He makes his money from the sales of his records and how much money he banks from the sales depends on the terms of his record contract.

However, we know for sure that 300 Entertainment & Atlantic Records paid Tee an upfront payment worth millions of dollars.

But we can’t state the exact amount, as details of the deal were kept private.


Part of Tee Grizzley net worth is also sourced from his charges to perform at shows and concerts.

He reportedly charges between $20,000 and $50,000 to perform at shows.

Also, the rapper made a lot of money on the tour he embarked on to promote his album.


The rapper is known to upload his songs to music streaming sites like Soundcloud.

He makes money from this means too. His hit singles like, First Day Out, No Effort, Colors, and From the D to the A enjoyed massive online streaming & downloads.

The rapper made a lot of money through this means.

Endorsement – This is another possible source of revenue for the hip hop artiste.

But we can’t report any brand he endorses for as brands hardly make ex-cons their ambassador.

Tee Grizzley’s Salary

His salary is reportedly $600,000 per year

Tee Grizzley Dead or Alive

The rapper is alive and kicking. Please disregard every rumour of his death.

Tee Grizzley’s House

The rapper reportedly bought a new property worth $800,000 in August 2017.

When the rapper gave a tour of his new home and stated the price online, it was met with mixed reactions.

People took to social media to state the house shouldn’t be worth more than $350,000 while some assumed he probably got the home on mortgage.

Whatever be the case, we are happy for Tee Grizzley for his continuous success.

Tee Grizzley’s Car

The rapper has been seen in some luxury wheels in videos. In a recent video he was seen driving Bentley and fans took to his social media page to ask if the car was actually his.


Tee Grizzley cars include;

  • Mercedes
  • Ford

Tee Grizzley Instagram

The rapper is active on Instagram with over 2 million followers.

You can follow the rapper on IG

Tee Grizzley official Instagram handle @tee_grizzley

Tee Grizzley Twitter

The rapper is also on twitter

Follow @tee_grizzley



In just 2 years, the rapper has done massively well for himself and many thanks to Lebron James.

Rating by his current success, we expect the rapper to hit $5 million mark by 2020 if he continues to work at this pace.

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