T-Pain Net Worth, Biography, Career, Awards, Facts

What is T-Pain’s net worth?

Faheem Rasheed Najm, better known by his stage name T-Pain, is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, and record producer who has a net worth of $10 million. His debut album, “Rappa Ternt Sanga,” was released in 2005. Throughout his career as a singer, T-Pain is well known for using and popularizing the creative use of the Auto-Tune.

Early Life

T-Pain was born Faheem Rasheed Najm in Tallahassee, Florida on September 30, 1985. His stage name is short for Tallahassee Pain and he chose it because of the hardships he went through while growing up there. He was raised in a Muslim home but is not religious. He got his first taste of the music business at three years old when a friend of the family who was a gospel jazz artist/producer, allowed him to spend time at his recording studio. When he was 10, he turned his bedroom into a music studio with a keyboard, a beat machine, and a four-track recorder.  He joined the rap group Nappy Headz in 2004. He was signed by Akon to Konvict Muzik.


In 2005 T-Pain released his debut album “Rappa Ternt Sanga.” The album was certified gold and hit #33 on the Billboard 200. His album “Epiphany” was released in 2007 and reached #1 on the Billboard 200 and US R&B charts. T-Pain released the album “Three Ringz” in 2008 which reached #1 on the US R&B chart and #4 on the Billboard 200 chart. His album Revolver was released in 2011 and reached #7 on the US R&B chart.

His collaboration with Lil Wayne, “T-Wayne” was released on May 18, 2017. “T-Wayne” contains eight tracks recorded in 2009 described as “lost demos.”  His album “Oblivion” was released in 2017. He won two Grammy Awards with Kanye West and Jamie Foxx.

In 2005 he founded Nappy Boy Entertainment. His sound is known for using auto-tune.  His best-known singles include “I’m Sprung,” “I’m ‘n Luv (Wit a Stripper),” “Buy U a Drank (Shawty Snappin’),” which reached #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 and US R&B charts, and “Bartender.”

T-Pain has collaborated with several other artists including E-40, Birdman, Rick Ross, Bow Wow, R. Kelly, T.I., DJ Khaled, Trick Daddy, Plies, Baby Bash, Fabolous, Flo Rida, Jermaine Dupri, Chris Brown, Akon, Ace Hood, Twista, Ludacris, Busta Rhymes, Sean Paul, Pitbull, Lil’ Kim, Wisin & Yandel, Nelly, 50 Cent, Benny Benassi, Wale, Meek Mill, Lil Jon, and many others. His most successful feature so far was on Flo Rida’s “Low” which has been certified diamond by the RIAA.

On September 24, 2009, T-Pain and app creator Smule created and released the app “I Am T-Pain,” which allows people to use his style of Auto-Tune in karaoke.

Heappeared in the movie “Lottery Ticket” as a liquor store employee. He played himself in “Furious 7.”

T-Pain Net Worth, Biography, Career, Awards, Facts

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T-Pain appeared on the first season of the U.S. version of “The Masked Singer.” He won the first season dressed as the Monster. His final song was “This Is How We Do It” by Montell Jordan. He beat Donny Osmond and Gladys Knight to take home the inaugural win. Other songs he sang that season included “I Love Rock ‘n’ Roll” by Joan Jett & the Blackhearts, “Stay With Me” by Sam Smith, “American Woman” by Lenny Kravitz, “I Don’t Want to Be” by Gavin Degraw, and “Don’t Stop Me Now” by Queen. Competitors that season included Osmond and Knight as well as NSYNC’s Joey Fatone, actress Rumer Willis, LaToya Jackson, Ricki Lake, Tori Spelling, Magaret Cho, Terry Bradshaw, Tommy Chong, and Antonio Brown.

On February 27, 2019, the same day he won “The Masked Singer,” he released a surprise new album titled “1UP” and announced a new U.S. tour in support of it.

As of 2020, T-Pain has released six albums, “Rappa Ternt Sanga” in 2005, “Epiphany” in 2007, “Thr33 Ringz” in 2008, “Revolver” in 2011, “Oblivion” in 2017, and “1UP” in 2019.

He hosted the iHeartRadio Music Awards on March 14, 2019.

In 2023, T-Pain released his seventh studio album titled “On Top of the Covers.”

Personal Life

He married Amber Najm in 2003. They have three children.

T-Pain was in a golf cart accident on March 27, 2009. He was scheduled to shoot a video for Lil’ Kim’s song “Download.” T-Pain lost four teeth and had cuts and bruises from the accident. He was back on stage performing two days after his accident.

T-Pain’s niece Javona Glover was stabbed to death in a Walgreen’s in Tallahassee, Florida, on August 30, 2016. The suspect was found dead in an apparent suicide in 2017.

He is an avid gamer and streams on Twitch regularly.

He has many tattoos, some of which are internet memes or otherwise internet-related.

Real Estate

In 2019, T-Pain lost a home in Palm Beach County, Florida, to foreclosure. Deutsche Bank accused T-Pain of failing to make the mortgage payments since July 2016. Deutsche claimed he owed $83,061.86 on the note, plus interest. He originally took out an $85,800 loan in 2007 for the property.

In 2007, T-Pain bought a $1.32 million home in the Winfield on the River gated subdivision in Duluth, Georgia.

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