Who is Deyjah Harris?
She is perhaps known best as the daughter of the rapper T.I. and his ex-partner Ms. Niko, however, Deyjah Harris gained national recognition after she shared her experience on Self-Injury Awareness Day on 1 March 2022. People wanted to know more about this brave girl, and if you are one of those who would like to learn the naked truth about her life, let us tell you the Deyjah’s story.
i hope life has been treating you well🦋 pic.twitter.com/4xsRBcBWp8
— Deyjah Harris🤎 (@yafavdeyj) March 13, 2023
Early life, family, and education
Born Deyjah Imani Harris under the zodiac sign of Gemini on 17 June 2001, in Atlanta, Georgia USA, she holds American nationality and her ethnicity is African-American. She is the only daughter of the famed hip-hop artists, whose real names are Clifford Joseph Harris Junior and Ranniqua Brannum. Deyjah’s parents were in a relationship during 2000 and 2001, but separated soon after Deyjah’s birth.
Deyjah has three half-siblings from her mother’s side and five through her father. She was raised by her mother, however, her father would occasionally visit her, and Deyjah was featured in his reality TV show.
Speaking of her educational background, Deyjah attended a local high school, and upon matriculating in 2018, she enrolled at college and is currently a student; she hasn’t shared which university she’s attending.
How did she become famous? Rise to prominence
The public knew her as one of T.I.’s children, however, Deyjah made a name for herself as a mental health advocate. She launched her eponymous YouTube channel in 2017, and her first video was “Mental Health Matters: Part I”.
Deyjah did so to share an encouraging message with her followers, in order to help someone else that is or will deal with the problems she had. Deyjah said that her social media accounts are a safe space for the Gen Z community, where they can open up about their problems and mental health issues.
Deyjah would cut herself, a sign of emotional distress. She is today thankful to her parents, as well as to T.I.’s wife who helped her to realize that she needed professional help. As Deyjah said, the trio was patient and supportive, and with their help, she stopped hurting herself.
The reason for her self-harming was to release anger. She began cutting her arms when she was just 11 years old, at the time her aunt passed away, and Deyjah didn’t know how to deal with her sorrow, however, aged 17, things got worse. As she said, she was full of anger, and this was her way to release all that anger.
Her story made her a social media influencer, and Deyjah is happy that she reached out to all the youngsters who needed to hear that they are not alone and that there is someone who has had the same struggle and managed to heal.
Love life and relationships
Deyjah ha been the subject of various speculations, and there were rumors about her being pregnant. People commented on her Instagram photo in a swimsuit, saying that she looks pregnant. However, this was far from the truth.
Deyjah hasn’t spoken about her romantic life, and there is no info regarding her dating history. As of March 2023, it seems that Deyjah is single.
Deyjah is active on Instagram, and her profile is followed by more than 1.5 million people. She’s posted around 70 times, mostly featuring her in various clothing combinations, since she’s collaborating with the brand, Fashion Nova.
Her TikTok has gained nearly 100,000 followers, while all of her videos together have amassed over 400,000 likes.
She is also active on Twitter, and her profile has been followed by nearly 300,000 people, and she tweeted over 55,000 times. Deyjah daily tweets about mental health, and posts inspirational quotes for her followers.
Her official Facebook page has amassed over a million followers. Deyjah’s all social media accounts have the same message saying that her followers are safe and protected there.
Age, height, and net worth
This young 21-year-old girl is known for her long, dark hair and brown eyes. She stands at the height of 5ft 5ins (1.65m) and weighs around 120lbs (55kgs). Many of her followers have often written in comments saying how beautiful she is, and that even her scars are beautiful.
In one of her videos, Deyjah said that now when she’s grown up, she doesn’t ask for money from her parents. Thanks to her collaborationwith various brands, she’s earned a decent amount of money for herself, which according to sources, as of March 2023, has been estimated at over $300,000.
Who is Deyjah’s mother? Short Bio
Ranniqua Brannum, better known by her stage name Ms. Niko is a former rapper and singer, born under the zodiac sign of Virgo on 22 September 1980 in Atlanta. She gained fame with her 2013 album “Luv Kronicals: Reloaded”.
As mentioned, besides Deyjah, Ms. Niko has three more children, namely Soniah, Andrew, and Jaelah, abut their father(s)’s name hasn’t been revealed. It’s known that Ms. Niko has a good relationship with T.I. and his wife.
Briefly about her father T. I.
Deyjah’s father, T.I. is also a native of Atlanta – he was born on 25 September 1980, and he began rapping aged eight. He dropped out of high school when he was 16, and befriended local musician, Sean Merrett, better known as Big Kuntry King.
T.I. released his debut album “I’m Serious” in 2001, which didn’t achieve much success, but his second album “Trap Muzik”, released in 2003, brought him international fame, and was placed number five on the list of the best southern hip-hop albums of all time.
During his career, T.I. has released 11 albums and is one of the highest-selling hip-hop artists, receiving numerous accolades and awards, including three Grammy Awards.
When it comes to his personal life, since 2010 he’s been married to Tameka ‘Tiny’ Cottle, a singer-songwriter, perhaps known best for her writing of the hit song “No Scrubs” by TLC. She is a member of the quartet Xscape.
The two began dating in 2001, and they have three children together. Their first son, King Harris, was born on 25 August 2004, and their second Major Philant on 16 May 2008; their daughter, Heiress Diana, was born in March 2016. From her previous relationship, Tiny has a daughter, Zonnique, who was raised alongside her and T.I.’s children. T.I. and Tiny had a stillborn daughter in 2007.
If you’ve wondered how rich Deyjah’s father is, T.I. has a net worth estimated at over $50 million, as of March 2023.