Tyra Young

Tyra Young

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Tyra Young is an American model, actress, and producer. Moreover, Tyra Young is best recognized for being one of the children of Dr. Dre, who is an American rapper.

Early life

Tyra Young was born in 1982, in California, the United States of America. As of now, she is 40 years old and holds American citizenship. Moreover, she belongs to the African-American ethnicity and believes in Christianity by religion. In addition, she is the daughter of Andre Romelle Young aka Dr.Dre (father), and Cassandra Joy Greene (mother).

Her father is a well-known rapper record producer, record executive, and actor. She grew up with her brother Curtis Young. On the other hand, her other half-siblings are named Truice Young, Andre Young Jr., Marcel Young, Truly Young, and La Tanya Danielle Young who are from her father’s second marriage.

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Caption: Tyra Young with her parents (Source: Hollywood Zam)

Regarding her academic career, she studied at Los Angeles High School. Later, she enrolled at the University of Southern California and completed her graduation on 20 May 2020 from there.

Professional career

There is not much-known information regarding her profession. According to IMDb, she is an actress and producer, known for Take 6 (2013) and Ropes of Silicon (2015). Other than this, there is no more information regarding her profession. She became the spotlight in media due to being the daughter of an American rapper, Dr. Dre.


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Caption: American rapper, Dr. Dre (Source: Billboard)

Andre Romelle Young best known as Dr. Dre is a famous American rapper, songwriter, audio engineer, record producer, record executive, and entrepreneur. His initial experience with music was as a DJ at a small club called The Eve After Dark. During this time, he got the nickname Dr. Dre, which he has maintained with him ever since. He began his musical career in 1984 as a member of the band World-Class Weckin’ Cru.

The group quickly dominated the West Coast electro-hop scene, with their debut hit, ‘Surgery,’ selling over 50,000 copies in Compton alone. He partnered with DJ Yella, Eazy-E, Ice Cube, and others to establish the local gangster rap group N.W.In 1986. (Niggaz for Life). The themes of urban violence and gang culture were explored by N.W.A. Their songs were harsh and overt, and they gave the general public in America a taste of “genuine” street life.

Straight Outta Compton, N.W.A’s debut studio album was a commercial hit, selling over 2 million copies. The conflict between black teenagers and police officers was explored in the song “Fuck Tha Police.” Before disbanding, they made sure of its second album, “Efil4zaggin,” in 1991. He and Suge Knight co-founded Death Row Records in 1991. He released his debut song in 1992, which served as the background for the movie “Deep Cover.”

Rapper Snoop Dogg made his debut on the single as well. Dr. Dre’s new single, “The Chronic,” released in 1993 was the turning point in his career. The album became a global sensation as a result of its hits, “Nuthin’ but a ‘G’ Thang,” “Let Me Ride,” and “Fuck with Dre Day,” which transformed the music business. The album dominated early 1990s hip hop music with its G-funk sound.

As a music producer and working with newcomer artist

He turned out to be a producer after having success as a rapper. Tupac Shakur’s album “All Eyez on Me,” Snoop Dogg’s debut “Doggystyle,” and several movie tracks were all produced by him. Following a contractual disagreement, he permanently left Death Row Records in 1996. In the same year, in cooperation with Interscope Records, he established his label, Aftermath Entertainment.

His album “Dr. Dre Presents the Aftermath” was released in November 1996. He performed a solo song called “Been There, Done That” as well as songs by other Aftermath artists. He produced three songs for Eminem’s debut album, “The Slim Shady LP,” released in 1999. The record eventually sold four million copies in the US alone, securing Aftermath Entertainment’s existence in the process.

Dr. Dre’s second solo album, “2001,” which marked his grandiose return to gangster rap, carried the success story forward. The record was a big success. After the success of “2001,” he began working on songs and albums for other musicians, including Eminem, The D.O.C., and others. He brought in R&B singer Truth Hurts to Aftermath in 2001.

He was the producer of 50 Cent’s 2003 debut blockbuster single, “Get Rich or Die Tryin.” Moreover, this singer collaborated on the production of four tracks from the album, including the number-one single “In Da Club,” alongside Eminem’s independent label Shady and Interscope. As a follow-up, he worked on several tunes for rap albums by artists including Young Buck, 50 Cent, Snoop Dogg, and Jay Z.

Movies appearances and own brand

Aside from music, Dr. Dre has appeared in several films, with his first one being 1996’s “Set It Off.” He then released “The Wash” and “Training Day” as a follow-up. Additionally, he made cameos in music videos. When he introduced his brand of headphones under the name “Beats by Dr. Dre” in 2008, his multifarious career reached yet another peak.

There were several different types of in-ear, circumaural, and supra-aural headphones in the lineup. Apple Inc., a telecom behemoth, eventually acquired the headphone brand in 2014 for an estimated $3 billion.


Tyra has not yet earned any awards or recognitions in her career. Moreover, her father Dr. Dre has revoiced some of them in his musical career. He has received six Grammy Awards to date, three of them for his production work. This rapper has won twice for Best Rap Solo Performance, twice for Best Rap Solo Performance by Duo/Group, twice for Producer of the Year, and twice for Best Rap Album.

He won the MTV Best Rap Video Awards twice for his smashes “Keep the Heads Ringin” and “Forget About Dre.” In addition, he is listed #56 on Rolling Stones’ list of the “100 Greatest Artists of All Time.”

Net Worth

She has not disclosed her income, salary, and net worth to the public yet. Her father is a rapper and producer, and his net worth estimates at around $800 million.

Relationship Status

Talking about Tyra Young’s relationship status, she has not revealed her relationship in public yet. It seems that she might be single and married. Moreover, this lady is not a part of controversy or rumors at the moment and focuses on her career.

Body measurement and Social media

This lady stands 5 feet 5 inches tall and weighs around 55 kg. Moreover, Tyra has dark brown eyes with dark brown hair color. In addition, she has a shoe size of 6 (UK) and her body measurements are measured at 32-28-34 inches.

This lady is not active on any kinds of social media platforms such as Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook.


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