Mystikal is an American rapper and actor. His meteoric rise to stardom came with a string of chart-busters along with let’s Get Ready, which his most popular album to date in both positive acclaim and sales. Over the years, this virtuoso has released five studio albums, one independent album, two compilation albums and twenty five singles many of which have peeked the music charts.

Birth Name

Michael Lawrence Tyler


Mystikal, Goldie Lookin’ Chain


Rapper, Actor


Hip Hop




Bigg Truck Music, Big Boy Records, No Limit, Jive, Cash Money, Universal Republic Records



Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Mystikal was born on 22nd of September 1970, in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States.


He is currently 49 years old.

Sun Sign







Michael attended Cohen High School. After graduation, Mystikal joined the United States Army enlisted as a combat engineer where he served in the Persian Gulf War during combat operations. While in the military, he took psychology and business classes, but spent more time performing raps in NCO clubs.

Family Details

  • Father – Unknown
  • Mother – Unknown
  • Siblings – Michelle Tyler (Sister)

Marital Status



Girlfriend / Spouse

Mystikal has dated –

  • Karrine Steffans – Mystikal had a fling with author Karrine Steffans, who went on to reveal intimate details of their affair in her autobiography The Vixen Diaries. According to reports, he is the father of two children son, Million and daughter, My’chelle with one born in 1999 and other born nine months later. It can’t be confirmed that whether he has fathered more children or not.

Physical Statistics


  • In feet – 5 feet 11 inches
  • In centimeters – 180 cm
  • In meters – 1.8 m


  • In Kilograms – 88 kg
  • In Pounds – 194 lbs

Body Measurements

His body statistics are unknown.

Body Build


Eye Color


Hair Color


Shoe Size

He wears a size 11 (US) shoe.



Professional Statistics

Famous For

His commercial success of his studio album, Let’s Get Ready and the immense critical acclaim received by his 2001 release, Tarantula.

Album Debut

Mystikal debuted with Mind of Mystikal in October 1995. It was certified as Gold by American Recording Industry.

Film Debut

In 1998, Mystikal made his film debut with the comedy film, I Got the Hook Up in the role of T-Lay Boy #3.

Television Debut

In 1995, Mystikal was first seen in the musical talk show Soul Train as himself.

Brand Endorsements

Mystikal hasn’t endorsed any brand.

Mystikal Favorites

His favorite things aren’t known.

Mystikal Net worth

Mystikal has an estimated net worth of $4 million as of 2019. He lives in a luxury house in New Orleans, Louisiana. He has a large fleet of expensive cars, comprising of brands like Mercedes, Range Rover etc.

Social Media Portfolio

Some Lesser Known Facts About Mystikal

  • After graduating from high school, he got enlisted in the US armed forces and served as a combat engineer during the Gulf War.
  • Mystikal’s first independent album, Mystikal was released in 1994. It went on to peek on various music charts and its success garnered him fame and recognition. He lost his sister during the recording of his album.
  • In 1998, he released Ghetto Fabulous. That was his last album with the label and he left later in 2000 to go on his own.
  • In March 2002, the inventor of Cajun in Your Pocket filed a lawsuit against Mystikal for using the copyrighted phrase in his 2000 hit Shake Ya Ass.
  • In June 2003, he was arrested by the authorities on the charges of extortion and sexual battery.
  • In January 2004, the authorities sentenced Mystikal to 6 years prison stint after he pleaded guilty to the charge of forcing a hairstylist to perform oral sex art. He had initially claimed it was a consensual act.
  • In January 2006, he was found guilty by the federal court in tax misdemeanors and was handed one year sentence, which he was allowed to serve simultaneously with his previous prison sentence.
  • In February 2012, he was arrested by the authorities after he was embroiled in a dispute with his female partner. He was charged with domestic abuse battery.
  • In 2014, Mystikal recorded Feel Right for Mark Ronson’s Uptown Special. The song and video were released in 2015.
  • In 2015, Mystikal appeared on Stevie Stone’s Single Rain Dance with Tech N9ne from the 2015 release Malta Bend.
  • In January 2016, he performed in shows in Bahrain and Bulgaria with Danny!
  • In April 2016, Mystikal was featured on Just a Lil’ Thick (She Juicy) by Trinidad James along with Lil Dicky.
  • In August 21, 2017, Mystikal turned himself into the Caddo Parish Sheriff’s Department after a warrant was issued for his arrest. He was subsequently charged with rape. He was held at the Caddo Correctional Center on a $3 million bond until February 14, 2019, when he was able to post bond.


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