|Celebrated Name:||MC Lyte|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Lana Michelle Moorer|
|Age:||49 years old|
|Birth Date:||October 11, 1970|
|Birth Place:||Brooklyn, New York, U.S.|
|Net Worth in 2019:||$10 million|
|Last Updated:||November 2019|
MC Lyte is an American rapper who became famous as she was the first solo female rapper to release a full studio album. She has been considered one of hip-hop’s pioneer feminist.
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Lana Michelle Moorer, commonly by her stage name “MC Lyte” was born on October 11, 1970, in Brooklyn, New York. There is no information about her parents or any other family members. She grew up in Brooklyn, where there is a vibrant culture of hip-hop and rap music.
Lana did her schooling from Brooklyn but was never interested in studies. Somehow, she managed to graduate from high school. She grew up with Mike D and DJ Giz, who were her brother and best friends, who taught her how to rap. She never went to college, as she wanted to pursue a career in music.
Speaking of Lana’s dating life, there are no records of her dating from life before fame. Currently, she is married to John Wyche, a Marine Corp Veteran, and entrepreneur. The couple met each other on a dating website called ‘Match.com.’ After exchanging information online, the duo decided to meet in person. It was love at first for Lana, and soon, they started going out. The couple dated almost for a year before tying a know in Brooklyn last year.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on October 11, 1970, MC Lyte is 49 years old as of today’s date 22nd November 2019. Her height is 1.63 m tall, and her weight is 66 kg.
Lana began rapping when she was hardly twelve years old. It was the hip-hop duo Audio Two (Mike D and DJ Giz) who made a deal with the Atlantic; they will sign with Atlantic only if Lana gets a contract. Soon, Lana started her music career with a stage name called ‘Sparkle’ at the age of fourteen.
Initially, Lana struggled a lot with her songwriting and music and took almost two years to record her first track. After that, there was no turning back for her, as she started to gain experience and got the hang of the hip-hop and rap world. Soon, she released her first studio album called ‘Lyte as a Rock.’ She took many sleepless years to write those tracks, and it was worth it. The album became very famous, and she received much-needed attention from the music lovers.
Lana’s next two albums were notable too, and she received a lot of appreciation for her hard work. Her fourth album ‘Ain’t No other’ was a super hit among the fans, which became her first album to reach the gold status. In total, she has released five studio albums so far, and all did very well. Lana also gave a title track for the video game ‘NBA Live 2005’ by EA Sports.
Lana has been featured in many television series as herself, including ‘MTV Unplugged,’ ‘In Living Color,’ ‘Cousin Skeeter,’ ‘Moesha,’ etc. She has also appeared on the TV shows like ‘Get Real,’ ‘In the House’, Half & Half,’ ‘The District,’ etc. Besides this, she has been part of several documentaries and appeared as a guest artist in a few movies.
Lana has her boutique in Los Angeles which specializes in accessories from belts to sunglasses. She also loves being a DJ and has performed for Michael Jordan at his 50th Birthday party.
Awards & Achievements
Lana has been nominated on numerous occasion for her successful career in hip-hop and rap music. She has been nominated for Grammy, and her most significant achievement would be being one of the honored artists on Vh1’s annual award show ‘Hip Hop Honors.’
Net Worth & Salary of MC Lyte in 2019
As of November 2019, the estimated net worth of MC Lyte is approximately $10 million. Her main source of income has been her earnings from her hip-hop and rap music. Also, she earns quite a substantial income from her other business ventures.
MC Lyte truly made history by becoming the first female solo rapper to come up a studio album. Of course, her brothers helped her initially, but then she was on her own and made it large, by sheer dedication and hard work. She is a multi-talented lady who made her mark in acting too. Currently, she married and enjoying her life to fullest with her husband.