Popularly known as Tay Grin, Limbani Kalilani is currently one of Malawi’s finest Hip-Hop artists. Along with dominating the charts of Malawi’s music scene, he is also making it big in Africa’s Hip-Hop charts.
Thanks to his talent and hard work, Tay Grin has accumulated enough wealth to earn him a spot on the list of the richest musicians in Malawi.
Let’s take a look at Tay Grin’s net worth and how he makes his money.
What is Tay Grin’s net worth?
As of 2022, sources indicate Tay Grin’s net worth to be around $1.5 million, which is quite impressive.
His net worth was calculated by subtracting his liabilities from the assets he acquired from his work in music and business.
Here is how each of his hustles has helped to build Tay Grin’s net worth.
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Tay Grin’s music
Tay Grin officially kickstarted his music career in 2007 when he was 23 years old, and in his 15-year-old career, we have seen him grow and scale to great heights that is typically reserved for legends only.
In 2022, Tay Grin has two albums to his name. Over the years, he has collaborated with some great names in Africa, such as Nigeria’s Ice Prince, 2 Face, and Naeto C, Kenya’s Wahu, Uganda’s Bebe Cool, Tanzania’s Vanessa Mdee, and South Africa’s Da LES- just to name a few. Outside the continent, he has worked with Sway from the UK and the Jamaican duo- Brick and Lace.
The Chipapa hitmaker’s music is well-appreciated both for the beats and the lyrics. He has been able to bag multiple awards and perform on international stages, including in the USA, Ireland, the UK, Iceland, and South Africa.
Aside from gaining fame and winning awards, Tay Grin has also made money from his music, and might we add- lots of it.
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Tay Grin, the businessman
Besides being a rapper, Tay Grin’s net worth has also been built through his hand in business. In 2009, he founded Black Rhyno Entertainment, which is an events and entertainment company.
Nine years later, in 2018, Tay launched his other business in the beverage industry with the launch of his fruit drink called Chipapa, after his famous hit song. It is unclear if the juice company is still in operation since, in 2019, Nyasatimes reported that the juice was missing in stores.
Tay Grin the politician
In 2019, Tay Grin tried his hand in politics and vied for the Lilongwe city centre parliamentary seat during the tripartite elections, but unfortunately, he lost.
He was appointed as the London Summit and Awards ambassador in 2020 to represent Malawi and the Southern African region.
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Tay Grin was born to a well-off family. His mother, Dr. Jean Kalilani, is a prominent politician. She has served as a member of parliament and as a minister in different cabinet positions, including the Ministry of Health and Ministry of Home Affairs and Internal Security.
Whether part of Tay Grin’s net worth has been gotten through inheritance is not clear, although a bit of family money never hurts anyone.
How does Tay Grin spend his money?
When he is not working hard and earning big dollars, Tay Grin loves to spend his money, and he clearly enjoys spending it on expensive toys.
In 2021, the musician, who is fond of BMWs and owns a couple of them, went to Instagram to flaunt a red Porsche 911 Turbo S which costs more Kwachas than many Malawians have in their banks.