What happened to Lil Tay? What is she doing now? Net Worth

March 22, 2024
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Who is Lil Tay?

Canadian-American rapper of Asian descent Claire Eileen Qi Hope – aka Lil Tay – was born in Atlanta, Georgia USA, on 29 July 2009, so Leo’s her zodiac sign. She’s probably known best for her self-titled YouTube channel which she launched on 24 January 2015, and which is today subscribed to by more than 220,000 people. Lil Tay’s uploaded only two videos onto the channel, and together these have been watched more than four million times.

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Education and early life

Lil Tay was raised in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, alongside her brother Jason Tian, by their father Christopher Hope and mother Angela Tian; her parents divorced when she was still a toddler, and her father went on to marry Richanee Alcover, aka Hanee Hope. Lil has a half-brother Brox Hope from her father’s second marriage.

There’s been a lot of controversy surrounding Lil Tay and her father, as she’s claimed that both he and his second wife are physically and mentally abusive; she’s shown a bruise which she claims to have been caused by her father’s beating, while she also claims that he and his wife are forcing her to watch horror movies, and occasionally lock her in a dark wardrobe. Lil Tay’s launched her GoFundMe campaign in which she’s asking her fans to donate her money, claiming that all of the money which she’s earned has been taken by her father and his wife, and which they’re spending on lavish holidays.


It’s widely believed that Lil Tay’s dropped out of elementary school, wanting to pursue music, but this hasn’t been confirmed; she should be enrolling at a local high school in September 2023.

Most popular YouTube videos

Lil Tay’s YouTube channel used to number many of her music videos, however, these have all been removed for unknown reasons, but can still be found uploaded onto other people’s channels. The only two videos which remain on her channel today are “The Truth About the Fight…”, uploaded on 1 May 2018 and watched over 2.6 million times, and “JAKE PAUL INTERVIEWS ME ABOUT BHAD BHABIE FIGHT (CASH ME OUTSIDE)”, which was uploaded on 22 April 2018, and has since been watched close to 1.6 million times.

We’re going to mention some of the most popular videos about Lil Tay which have been uploaded onto the video sharing service by other users, and been watched millions of times.

Her #1 video “LIL TAY IS POOR” has been watched over 23 million times since 18 May 2018, when it was uploaded by SSSniperWolf; it features the popular YouTuber exposing Lil Tay after she pretended to be rich.

Her second most popular video “SPOILED GIRL BELIEVES SHE OWNS EVERYONE” has been viewed more than 17 million times since it was uploaded on 11 April 2018 by SSSniperWolf; similarly to the above mentioned video, it features SSSNiperWolf exposing Lil Tay.

Her #3 most viewed video, “LIL TAY GETS WHAT SHE DESERVES” was uploaded by SSSniperWolf on 11 June 2018, and has been watched over 14 million times; it features the YouTuber speaking about Lil Tay disappearing from the internet.


Presence on the internet

Lil Tay’s an Instagram star, as she’s followed by close to three million people on the popular social media network, even though she’s only posted 16 pictures and videos; most of these feature her showing off her wealth, which has since been proven not to be hers.

Lil Tay launched her Twitter account in December 2014, but has since tweeted only 25 times, while she’s today followed by over 500 people; her bio section reads that the account’s controlled by her Management Team.

Lil Tay’s active on TikTok, and has amassed over 70,000 likes of her three videos combined, while she’s today followed by more than 4,000 people; her first videos feature her showing off her wealth, while the two others show her giving interviews.

She has a Facebook page as well, and it’s followed by over 1,300 people today, while her most recent update was on 7 August 2022.


Boyfriend and friends

Lil Tay hasn’t spoken about having a boyfriend, and most of her fans believe that she’s too young to be dating, however, several people have claimed to have recently seen Lil Tay spending time with a boyfriend in public, and that the boy’s about the same age as her; no evidence has been provided to support these claims, nor has Lil Tay addressed this.

She’s believed to not be so social, and a girl who claims to have attended the same elementary school with Lil has claimed that she rather looks down on her peers; this is also unconfirmed.

Aged just 13, Lil Tay seems to be unattached as of February 2023.


Interesting facts and hobbies

Lil Tay’s a huge dog lover, and her pet Husky can be seen featured in a couple of her Instagram pictures and videos.

She’s a fan of fast cars, and some of the pictures and videos which she’s uploaded onto the internet show her pretending to drive expensive cars such as a Ferrari and a Porsche, but she’s since been exposed for not owning any of these.


Lil Tay’s also been exposed for showing large stacks of money, which aren’t actually hers.

She’s a fan of Hollywood actresses Angelina Jolie and Bella Ramsey, while some of her favorite movies include “Catherine Called Birdy”, “Two for Joy” and “Hilda and the Mountain King”.

What is she doing today?

Lil Tay hasn’t uploaded any new content onto her social media accounts for a while now, and some of her fans believe that she’s rather focused on her education, and left her dream of becoming a rapper behind her.


Height, eyes and wealth

Lil Tay’s age is 13. She has brown eyes and blonde hair, is 5ft 2ins (1.58m) tall and weighs about 112lbs (51kgs).

Although many sources claim that Lil Tay’s net worth’s been estimated at over $1.5 million as of February 2023, she’s been exposed for pretending to be wealthy, and her real net worth’s only around $50,000, accumulated from her various efforts on the internet.

Olivia Wilson

As the Freelance Writer at Net Worth Post, I steer producing riveting stories about the lives and triumphs of influencers. With an unwavering commitment to precision and a flair for weaving compelling tales, I guide our content creation, from the depths of research to the pinnacle of narrative excellence. My responsibilities encompass the full spectrum of editorial management, including the meticulous investigation, narrative development, and upholding the integrity and high standard of our output.

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