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|Name||Faheem Rashad Najm|
|Date of Birth||30th September 1984|
|Height||1.72m (5’ 8”)|
|Siblings||4 (Hakim, Zakiyyah, Rasheed, and A’pril)|
|Marital Status||Married (Amber Wyatt 2003)|
|Children||3 (Lyriq. Muziq, and Kaydnz)|
|Occupation||Rapper, singer, record producer, songwriter|
|Stage Name||T Pain|
|Net Worth||$10 million|
|Social Media||Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube, TikTok|
What Is T Pain’s Net Worth
Faheem Rashad Najm is better known by his stage name T Pain. He is one of the legendary rappers, especially in the early and mid-2000s, and has a net worth estimated to be $10 million.
Born to Shasheem Najm and Aliyah Najm in Tallahassee, Florida, T Pain had a thing for music early. He was already making beats at 10 when he turned his bedroom into a studio.
T Pain started his career in 2004 as a band member and has won 2 Grammy awards. Some of his best-known singles include “I’m in love with a stripper,” “buy u a drink,” and “I’m sprung.”
The autotune pitch correction is attributed to T Pain as his success made it popular. Autotune allows the singer to have even better vocal sounds, and T Pain’s success with this technology has led to its use by other artists such as Snoop Dogg, Kanye West, Travis Scott, and others.
T Pain is also an actor and has appeared in some movies such as fast and furious 7. He was part of the creators of the “I am T Pain” app, which incorporates autotune into karaoke. As a rapper, he has collaborated with other artists such as Birdman, R Kelly, Flo Rida, Ludacris, and many more.
T Pain currently has an estimated net worth of $10 million. He has earned this much thanks to his music career, where he has sold over 5 million records and has over 50 million downloads.
Apart from his songs, he is also a producer and has invested over $13 million in his studio. This, of course, produces income for him and adds to his earnings.
T Pain loves gaming and has admitted to having earned more from gaming in the past four years than he has earned from his music within the same period. He streams live on Twitch and says he doesn’t know why Twitch keeps giving him money even though his gaming skills aren’t top-notch.
He has also made appearances on TV and has a karaoke app.
Faheem Rashad Najm was born on September 30th, 1984, to Aliyah Najm and Shasheem Najm. He was born and raised in Tallahassee. His mother was a chef, and his father founded the Homeboyz to men program.
He isn’t an only child, as he has four siblings; Hakim, Zakiyyah, Rasheed, and A’pril.
Although born a Muslim, he isn’t religious and has expressed his lack of interest in it. He chooses the stage name “T Pain” to express the circumstances around his growing up. T Pain stands for Tallahassee pain.
He graduated from James S. Rickard’s High School and had an early liking for music. When he was three years old, he was allowed to spend some time and play with the musical instruments of his family friend Ben Tankard. Ben is a gospel jazz artist and producer.
With music on his mind, T Pain turned his bedroom at age 10 into a studio using a beat machine, a four-track recorder, and a keyboard.
T Pain is happily married to Amber Najm (nee Wyatt). They met in December 2002 while his wife served in the air force and dated for a few months before getting engaged. Their engagement was in April 2003, and they married on September 11, 2003.
Their marriage was kept private for more than 10 years and was only made public when he tweeted about his nightly routine with his wife.
Amber is four years older than T Pain, and they married at the early stages of his career when he was 18, and she was 22. Their marriage is blessed with three kids; Lyriq Najm, born on 14th March 2004, Muziq Najm, born on 24th January 2007; and Kaydnz Najm, born on 9th May 2009.
He is a gamer but claims his gaming skills aren’t that good. He, however, streams on Twitch.
T Pain cut off his dreadlocks on 1st April 2013 and reacted to fans by saying we must all learn to adjust our surroundings.
On the 30th of August 2016, he lost his niece Javona Glover to a stab injury in Tallahassee.
Pain spoke openly about a four-year depression he suffered after Usher criticized him for using autotune.
T Pain has described his style of music as Hard & B. He began his music career by being a part of a band. He was a member of the rap group Nappy Headz and rose to fame after being discovered for his cover of Akon’s “Locked Up.” Akon offered him a deal with Konvict Muzik, and he got many offers from different producers. The highest bid he got was $900,000 from Konvict and a promise of mentorship.
In August 2005, he released his single “I’m Sprung.” The single reached 8th position on the billboard 100 music chart and was at the top of the Hot R&B/ Hip Hop songs chart. He released his first album, “Rappa Ternt Sanga,” in December 2005. The album was 33 on the Billboard 200 chart.
T Pain released another album in 2007 in collaboration with his new label Zomba Label Group, Konvict Muzik, and Jive Records. The album “Epiphany” topped Billboard 200 chart and sold over 170 thousand copies in seven days.
Pain gained fame and was featured by other artists such as Kanye, R Kelly, Chris Brown, and DJ Khaled. He was also featured in singles from rappers’ albums such as “One More Drink” by Ludacris and “Go Hard” by DJ Khaled.
T Pain collaborated with Lil Wayne in 2008 and was called T-Wayne. They released a mixtape together.
In 2011, T Pain had his fourth album, “Revolver,” and took a 6-year break before releasing his next album, “Oblivion,” and then 1Up.
In 2006, Pain had his record label “Nappy Boy Entertainment.”
- First album in 2005 – Rapa Ternt Sanga
- Starts his recording company 2006 – Nappy Boy Entertainment
- Wins a Grammy award in 2008
- Makes his auto-tune app in 2009
- Makes an appearance in a film in 2010
He is the winner of various awards, which include:
- BET Awards 2008 best collaboration (with Kanye in Good Life)
- BET Awards 2009 best collaboration (with Jamie Foxx in Blame it)
- BET Hip Hop Awards 2008 Best Hip hop video (with Kanye in Good Life)
- 2008 Grammy Awards for Best rap song (with Kanye in Good Life)
- 2010 Grammy Awards for Best R&B performance by a duo or group with vocals (with Jamie Foxx in (Blame It)
- 2008 Ozone Music Awards for Best TJ’s DJ’s Tastemaker
- 2007 Ozone Music Awards for Best Rap/R&B Collaboration (with Plies in Shawty)
- 2006 Ozone Music Awards for Best Rap/R&B Collaboration (with Twista, Pimp C, R Kelly, Paul Wall, Too Short, and MJG in I’m in love with a stripper)
- 2008 People’s Choice Awards for Favorite Hip hop song (with Flo Rida in Low)
- 2007 Vibe Awards for Song of the year (with Yung Joc in Buy u a drink)
T Pain lost his Palm Beach home in 2019 to Deutsche bank. He was accused of failing to make his mortgage payments from 2016 and was claimed to owe $83,061.86. He currently lives in Duluth, Georgia, in his $1,320,000 home. The home comprises five bedrooms and bathrooms, a swimming pool, and an area of 5,962 square feet.
Pain also loves cars and has invested heavily in them. He has 32 cars, including 2 Rolls Royce, a yellow Ferrari, a vintage Chevrolet, a convertible mini cooper, a Gucci fiat 500, a Bugatti Veyron, a dark blue Lamborghini Gallardo, and a lot of other cars.
He is a known gamer and does so as a hobby. He has admitted to making much money from gaming as he streams it on twitch.
According to Forbes, T Pain launched his Nappy Boy Radio in June 2021 and collaborated with PodcastOne. This project was inspired by conversations he had with people that ended with him wishing he had recorded it. The podcast will cover various topics, including music, games, cars, etc.
There have been rumors of T Pain being in an open marriage with his wife after news of them being involved in a threesome leaked. He, however, admitted to his wife’s preference for a lady being in the room with them when they have sex.
News broke out when a woman named Elisa Hood claimed she had a threesome with the couple and was pregnant for Pain. Another lady named Passion claimed she had a secret relationship with Pain between 2018 and 2019 and was pregnant with him at the time. In all these, however, T Pain has stated that his marriage is fine.
T Pain had a humble beginning and even chose a stage name that showed he had it rough growing up. Despite this, he achieved fame and wealth, doing what he loved most. With a net worth of over $10 million, he is a wealthy rapper who can afford a lavish lifestyle.