Who is Deyjah Imani Harris?

Deyjah Imani Harris was born in Atlanta, Georgia USA, on 17 June 2001 – her zodiac sign is Gemini and she holds American nationality. She’s a model and a social media star. but who’s perhaps known best for being the oldest daughter of famous American actor and rapper T. I.

Early life and education

Deyjah was raised in Atlanta by her father and her mother Ms. Niko (T. I.‘s former girlfriend), and while she doesn’t have siblings, she has two half-sisters and four half-brothers, as well as two step-sisters.

Deyjah began dreaming about becoming a popular actress while still attending a local elementary school, and she and her peers often gathered money to buy girly magazines.

She then attended a local high school, and during her first year launched her Instagram account, and began building her fanbase. Deyjah was interested in sports as she played soccer, badminton and volleyball, but upon matriculating in 2019, she chose not to pursue a college degree but to focus on her career on the internet.

Deyjah‘s career

Deyjah’s mostly known for her Instagram account, which as of early 2021 is followed by more than 1.7 million people, although she’s uploaded only 36 pictures onto it, but mostly focused on pictures which feature her slim body, and occasionally her large breasts and buttocks. Since January 2016, Deyjah has been active on Twitter too, and has amassed around 220,000 followers,  and tends to tweet once or twice a month. She also has a Facebook page followed by more than 1.1 million people.

Deyjah launched her YouTuber channel on 5 July 2017, which is today subscribed to by around 75,000 people, and numbers close to 850,000 views of all her three videos combined, entitled “Mental Health Matters: Part l”, “Q&A Part 1” and “Q&A Part 2”.

Love life and relationships

Deyjah’s quite secretive when it comes to her love life, and hasn’t spoken about any boys or girls she has perhaps been with, however, she’s stated on a number of occasions that she hasn’t had sex, putting her amongst the 45 percent of teenagers under the age of 20 who are the same.

There are rumors circulating the internet claiming that Deyjah’s lesbian or bisexual, because she hasn’t been seen spending time with any boys, but can usually be seen with girls. A fan of Deyjah’s has also claimed on the internet that she has seen her kissing her female friend, however, her post was deleted and this hasn’t been confirmed, nor has Deyjah commented on these rumors.

Deyjah Imani Harris

There are also those who believe her to be dating today, and that she’s keeping her boyfriend away from the media’s attention, however, this hasn’t been confirmed either.

It’s widely known that T. I. forced Deyjah to have her hymen checked by a gynecologist once a year, to confirm that she’s a virgin. In June 2020, Deyjah stated that the experience was hard and traumatizing, and that it made her want to be a better parent than her father.

As of March 2021, she seems to be single, hasn’t married and doesn’t have children.

Hobbies and other interests

Deyjah’s physically highly active, as she has several training sessions at the gym each week, while she’s also following a strict diet thus her fit body. She often gives her fans advice on working out and dieting on her social media accounts.

She’s a fashionista and is trying her best to keep up with all the latest fashion trends; Deyjah also goes shopping very often making her a bit of a shopaholic. She apparently has a collection of expensive handbags paid for by her father.

She’s not much of an animal lover, and doesn’t have a pet as she believes it to be a large responsibility.

Late at night, Deyjah enjoys watching movies starring her favorite actor and actress Channing Tatum and Emma Watson, such as “Dear John”, “Step Up” and “The Vow”.

Age, height and net worth

Deyjah’s age is 19. She has long brown hair and brown eyes, her height is 5ft 5ins (1.65m) and she weighs around 120lbs (55kgs) while her vital statistics are 34-24-35. Her independent net worth is minimal, but as of March 2021, her father’s net worth is reputedly over $50 million.

Who is T. I.?

Clifford Joseph Harris Jr., better known by his stage names T. I. and Tip, was born in Atlanta, Georgia USA, on 25 September 1980 – his zodiac sign is Libra and he holds American nationality. He’s a rapper, actor, singer-songwriter and record producer, who gained recognition in 2001, after he created the hip-hop group P$C with the rappers AK, C-Rod, Mac Boney and Big Kuntry King.

T.I. was raised in Atlanta alongside his siblings Precious (died on 22 February 2019), LaTeisha and Brice, by their mother Violeta Morgan who was a housewife, and their father Clifford ‘Buddy’ Harris Sr. who died of Alzheimer’s disease.

T. I. was just eight when he began rapping, and was later motivated by his peers at Douglass High School to pursue a rapping career. He dropped out in 1996, and became friends with Big Kuntry King – the two then sold mixtapes out of their car. In 1999, T. I. signed with Arista Records, thus launching his rapping career.

His debut album was released in October 2001 entitled “I’m Serious”, but as it failed to attract any attention, T. I. was dropped by Arista Records. He then became friends with DJ Drama, who helped him sell his mixtapes, and in 2003 he was signed to Atlantic Records. His second album was released on 19 August 2003 entitled “Trap Muzik”, and it peaked at #4 on the US Billboard 200 Chart, while it sold around 110,000 copies in a week.

His third album – “Urban Legend” – came out in November 2004, and peaked at #7 on the US Billboard 200, while its singles “Swizz Beatz”, “U Don’t Know Me” and “ASAP” all became hits. In the first half of 2006, T. I. released his new album “King” which topped the Billboard 200 selling over half a million copies in the week following its release, while T. I.’s single “What You Know” won him a Grammy Award for Best Rap Solo Performance. His following album “T. I. vs. T. I. P.” was released on 3 July 2007, and also topped the Billboard 200 Chart.

T.I. has been making music to this day, and is rated amongst the most popular rappers in the US; his most recent album “The L. I. B. R. A.” was released on 16 October 2020.

He’s also an actor, whose first starring role was in the 2006 comedy drama movie “ATL”, while a couple of his following roles were in the 2007 biographical crime movie “American Gangster”, the 2010 action crime thriller movie “Takers” in which he played the lead character, and the 2013 comedy movie “Identity Thief”. Most recently, in 2020 T. I. appeared in both the military science fiction fantasy movie “Monster Hunter”, and the action heist movie “Cut Throat City”.

T.I. has been arrested on many occasions. He was dealing guns in his early teen years, and was already arrested a couple of times before turning 14. In 1998 after violating his probation, he was sentenced to spend three years in jail and served a year from 2003 to May 2004, released on probation.

On 13 October 2007, he was arrested just hours before he was to attend the BET Hip Hop Awards, and was on 19 February 2008 sentenced to a year of house arrest as well as 1,500 hours of community work. A year later, he was sentenced to spend a year in jail on federal weapons charges, and served his time in Forrest City, Arkansas from 26 May 2009 to 22 December 2009. T. I. and his wife Tiny were arrested on 1 September 2010 on drug charges, and he was sentenced to spend 11 months behind bars.

Since 30 July 2010, T. I. has been married to the American singer-songwriter Tameka Dianne ‘Tiny’ Harris, who’s known best for being a member of the female R&B group Xscape. They have a daughter and two sons together, while T. I. has also fathered two sons with Lashon Dixon. Tiny filed for divorce in December 2016, but it appears that the two have since reconciled.

Author

Robbie is currently a reporter for TheBiography based in Santa Monica, CA. Prior to joining TheBiography in December 2020, he was an entertainment reporter in People.

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