American rapper Trina, whose real name is Katrina Laverne Taylor, is well-known. She has sold more than six million records worldwide, according to figures from 2017.
In 1998, she became well-known thanks to Trick Daddy’s album and its number-one single, “Nanna Niggs.” After that, she released five of her biggest, chart-topping studio albums, helping her establish herself as one of the best rappers in America.
Trina, who is of Dominican and Bahamian origin, was born Katrina Laverne Taylor on December 3, 1974, in Miami, Florida. She went to Miami Northwestern Senior High School.
She graduated from high school in 1992 and was a majorette. She started her studies and pursuit of a real estate license in 1998.
Height, Weight, and Age
Trina was born on December 3, 1978, making her 42 years old as of January 24, 2021. She weighs 59 kilograms and stands 1.57 meters tall.
Trina had a committed relationship with Trick Daddy’s brother, Hollywood Derek Harris. But regrettably, death separated them because her first love was killed. Trina began dating the well-known musician Lil Wayne, and she revealed in an interview that they were engaged and getting married soon.
On her wrist, she had a tattoo of Wayne’s name. It was also established that she was carrying Wayne’s child, however, she miscarried and lost the child.
But after two years of intermittent dating, they finally called it quits in 2007. The romance between Trina and basketball player Kenyon Martin ended after two years as well.
Career in Music
Rapper Trick Daddy of Miami was drawn to Trina’s childhood writings of rap rhymes, and he contacted her in 1998 to be a featured artist on his song “Nann Nigga.”
Later, the song was made available as the lead single from “www.thug.com,” his second studio album, which was released in September 1998.
Later, the song was a hit, peaking at number 62 on the US Billboard Hot 100 and number 3 on the Rap Songs chart. Trina’s popularity and a record deal with Slip-n-Slide Records with distribution from Atlantic Records increased as a result of the single’s success.
Then Trina started composing her debut album. “Da Baddest Bitch,” Trina’s debut album, was released on March 21, 2000.
The album made its US Billboard 200 debut at number 33 and peaked at number eleven on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart. The RIAA granted “Da Baddest Bitch” a Gold certification in November 2000.
It spent 29 weeks on the Billboard 200 chart as well as 49 weeks straight on the Hip-Hop/R&B album chart.
In 2001, Trina and Missy Elliot started working on her second album, and she was granted more creative freedom. Lil’ Brianna, a nine-year-old musician, became her first client when she started her own record label, Diva Enterprises. “Diamond Princess,” Trina’s second album, was released in August 2002.
It debuted at position number five on the Top R&B charts and position fourteen on the Billboard 200. “Glamorous Life,” Trina’s third studio album, debuted in 2005 at No. 2 on the Top R&B charts and No. 11 on the Billboard 200.
The singles “Don’t Trip” with Lil Wayne, “Da Club,” and “Here We Go” with Kelly Rowland, which later became one of Trina’s top-charting singles, are notable ones from the album.
When Trina’s fourth studio album, “Still da Baddest,” was released in April 2008, it immediately peaked at number one on the Top Rap Albums chart, becoming her first album to do so. “Single Again,” “I Got a Than for You,” and “Look Back at Me” are some of the singles from this album.
Her fifth album, “Amazin,” which included the hits “That’s My Attitude,” “Million Dollar Girl,” “Always,” and “White Girl,” was released in May 2010. Her long-awaited and highly anticipated album “The One” was released in 2019.
She also independently recorded a number of singles during this time, and she contributed to thousands of other artists’ songs. In late 2022, Trina intends to release T7, her seventh studio album.
Worth of Trina in 2022
With a high net worth of $8 million as of 2022, Trina is well-known throughout the world as a rapper and model.