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Megan Thee Stallion is a Grammy-winning singer, rapper and songwriter whose career really started to take off in 2019. She was born Megan Jovon Ruth Pete on 15, February 1995 in Bexar County, Texas, United States.

The journey of Megan Thee Stallion has been one filled with obstacles, but she’s overcoming them all to be where she wants. 

From being just another struggling artist in the industry to making music videos for other rappers while trying out her own style and collaborating on lyrics that have helped change lives around the world it doesn’t seem too much can stop this rap star from achieving success! Today, she is one of the most famous and recognized rappers in the world.

Megan Thee Stallion’s height

Megan Thee Stallion’s height is 5 feet 10 inches tall (1.78m) which is where the name Thee Stallion originates from. She was called a “stallion” in adolescence due to her height (5′10″ or 178 cm) and thick body frame. 

Her other nicknames include Meg Thee Stallion, Tina Snow, Hot Girl Meg, Suga

Who is Megan Thee Stallion’s mother?

Megan Thee Stallion’s mother is Holly Aleece Thomas. Holly Aleece Thomas was once a rapper who went by the name of “Holly-Wood.” Megan used to go with her mother to the studio and watch as she freestyled over beats. By 16 years old Megan began writing raps however, Megan’s mother, Holly was worried that the suggestive content in Megan’s music might be inappropriate for her age and told her to wait until she turned 21. Megan’s mother died in 2019 after a battle with cancer.

Megan’s father died during her freshman year in high school.

Megan Thee Stallion’s Education

Megan attended Pearland High School, graduating in 2013. In 2013, she resumed as a student at Prairie View A&M University. However, she soon took a break and later continued her studies in 2019 at Texas Southern University, where she chose to take a health administration course. 

In an interview with Vulture in April 2019, Megan said she’s like to “create a facility for people who are older to go and have somebody help them with their end-of-life care”

How did Megan Thee Stallion’s career begin?

Megan was not your average college student. While at university, she began making videos of herself freestyling on social media for years and a clip of her against male opponents in a “cypher” went viral. The exposure helped her gain more followers.  

With her continued growth on social media, people had an opportunity to see what kind of artist she was. 

Today, she refers to her fans as “hotties” and credits her hyperactive fan base for her early success.

Her first single “Like A Stallion” which was released in April 2016 kickstarted her career. She followed up with the non-commercial mixtape of the same name and then two more: “Rich Ratchet” and Megan Mix.”

She started working with the 1501 Certified Entertainment in 2018 after releasing her first commercially released mixtape had the name “Make It Hot”. She was the first female rapper to be signed to the label. 

The music star’s first single “Like A Stallion” came out in April 2016 and kickstarted her career. She released a non-commercial mixtape of the same name, followed by two more: “Rich Ratchet” and “Megan Mix”. 

In June 2019, she released her first EP titled “Tina Snow”. This project was named after her alter ego. She followed up with another mixtape titled ‘Fever’. She has also released multiple singles and collaborated with performers like Chance The Rapper, Nicki Minaj, and Ty Dolla Sign. 

In September 2019 Megan signed a deal with Roc Nation and in 2020, she released a few more singles and her EP “Suga”. The song by Megan Thee Stallion – Savage from this EP became viral on TikTok and YouTube. She has also featured on Cardi B’s single “WAP” and appeared on the music video for this track.

Shooting 

Megan Thee Stallion went through a terrifying experience when she got shot in the foot. She named fellow artist Tory Lanez as the individual who shot her in the foot at an altercation on July 12th in Los Angeles.

Awards 

In 2019, she made the 2019 TIME 100 Next list. 

She has also won three 2020 Grammy Awards; Best Rap Song and Best Rap Performance for ‘Savage (Remix)’ featuring Beyoncé and Best New Artist.

In 2021, Megan Thee Stallion won four BET Awards on June 27; Coca-Cola Viewers’ Choice Award for ‘Savage (feat. Beyoncé)’, Video of the Year and Best Collaboration for ‘WAP’ and Best Female Hip Hop Artist. 

Net worth

Currently, the net worth of this renowned rapper is thought to be around $3 million. 

Who is Megan Thee Stallion’s Boyfriend

Megan Thee Stallion is currently dating rapper Pardison Fontaine. The couple spent Valentine’s Day together. Previously she dated Memphis rapper, Moneybagg Yo who she featured on her 2018 EP ‘Tina Snow’.

The couple is thought to have started dating in May 2019 and they went Instagram official in July 2019. Megan and Moneybagg’s relationship lasted a couple of months in 2019 before they parted ways. She made the announcement that she was single on an Instagram post in November 2019. 

Although Megan has never addressed the reasons behind their breakup, her ex-boyfriend was more open about this topic to say “They both had strong personalities and were clashing a lot.” 

Moneybagg Yo also added that he does not have any ill feelings for his ex-girlfriend and that he wished her all the best. He also mentioned that he knew an entirely different side of Megan than the world did and that he was proud of her. 

Other fun facts about Megan Thee Stallion are

Megan Thee Stallion is a huge lover of anime, especially the series My Hero Academia;

She has had a collaboration with Fashion Nova;

She loves dogs.

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