Tyran Moore is an American martial artist and businessman who is known to the public as the son of Sandra ‘Pepa’ Denton and her ex-boyfriend Tyran ‘Tah Tah’ Moore; both entertainers. He also has a half-sister named Egypt Criss – a product of his mother and Anthony Treach Criss’s marriage.
Tyran’s family shares a keen interest in entertainment and are popular for their appearance on the reality TV show, “Growing Up Hip Hop”. Nonetheless, the New Yorker prefers a career in the combat industry and currently owns a Wing Chun school where he teaches self-defense.
Brief Biography of Tyran Moore
Tyran Moore is 33 years old at the moment. He was born on July 6, 1990. From the records, Tyran grew up in Queens, New York, and was largely raised by his mother after his parents broke up.
Information about his educational pursuits is elusive to the media.
His Parents Had a Strained Relationship
Tyran’s parents Sandra Jacqueline ‘Pepa’ Denton (mother) and Barry Riddick (father) also called Tyran Tah Tah Moore started dating sometime in the early 80s when Pepa was still a member of the rap duo Salt-N-Pepa.
Unfortunately, their relationship became strained upon the news of her pregnancy. From what we garnered, Pepa wanted to get married and start a family while Riddick was focused on building his career.
After going back and forth on the issue, Riddick gave her a friendship ring but later related that he didn’t want to be a father. According to the story, she discovered that he was in a relationship with a lady named Tasha who at the time was also pregnant and Riddick clearly choose her over Pepa.
Even though his family got involved and tried to convince Riddick, his mind was obviously made up. Consequently, the two parted ways a few months after their son Tyran was born.
Following this, Pepa decided to name her son after his father as a means of creating a lasting connection between them. Albeit, the relationship between the two was also strained by his father’s dealings with the law which revolved around murder and drug offenses. As you would find, Riddick was a member of a street gang from South Jamaica known as the Supreme Team.
His Father Passed on in 2022
Over the last 10 years, very little about Tyran’s father Tyran John Moore has been heard following his arrest and conviction in the early 2000s. It’s reported in many quarters that he opted for private life and stayed away from the media.
Unfortunately, in the last quarter of the year 2022, Tyran’s father was reportedly found dead precisely November 16 2022 and the cause of his death is still unknown. Billy Riddick was 52 years old at the time of his death.
Tyran’s mother and baby mama of the rapper also shared in this grief. Pepa expressed that she would miss him greatly as he was a great friend and father.
Meet Tyran’s Half-Sister Sister Who is Called the Princess of Hip Hop
Tyran is an older brother of Egypt Jahnari Criss – his half-sister. She was born on September 2, 1998, to Pepa and Naughty by Nature’s rapper, Anthony Treach Criss. Her parents got married in 1999 after dating for 7 years but officially divorced in 2001 after he physically abused her.
Like her parents, the 25 years old also share a great interest in entertainment. She once revealed on the “Growing up Hip Hop” reality show that she wishes to pursue a career in the entertainment industry over going to college and at the moment refers to herself as the “Princess of Hip Hop”.
Here are Other Interesting Facts about Tyran Moore
1. He is a Martial Artist
Although Tyran’s family has long chosen the path of entertainment, the New Yorker seems to be drawn towards a different career. While he has made few appearances in the reality show “Growing Up Hip Hop”, there seems to be nothing really hip hop about him.
Tyran is most driven toward martial arts which have been a part of him since his early years. According to many quarters, he got started at the age of 2 and has since taken a number of classes including; Taekwondo, Ninjitsu, Shaolin Kung Fu, Shing Yi, and Chinese Kenpo.
He is also well-trained in Southern Chinese kung fu also called Wing Chun Kali which he learned for 8 years. At the moment, he excels as a martial arts instructor and owner of the Wing Chun school.
2. Tyran Moore is the Least Popular in his Family
Even though Tyran is from a popular clan, he isn’t so known. This is because he is often away from his family’s drama and the reality TV show “Growing Up Hip Hop” as well. Nonetheless, he still maintains an average following across several platforms thanks to his martial art interest.
When he is not posting scriptural and inspirational write-ups, then he is sharing his martial art videos.
3. His Half Sister’s Father is Often Assumed to be His Biological Father
On the reality TV show “Growing Up Hip Hop”, Tyran refers to his mother’s ex-husband Treach as pops or dad. As a result, a lot of people have a misconception that Egypt’s father is also his biological father.
Asides from the show, the pair share a father-and-son relationship which can be linked to his childhood days. As stated earlier, after his parents broke up, his mother started a relationship with the rapper, Anthony Treach Criss who became a father figure to Tyran.
4. Is Tyran Moore in a Relationship?
Though a media sensation, Tyran has been tight-lipped about his lovelife and has left no hint on this concerns. As a result, it is difficult to place if he is still single or in a relationship. Also, there is no information about his previous partner(s).
Well, it wouldn’t be so wrong to suggest that the martial artist may have someone in his life who is still away from the spotlight. Be it as it may, it’s relatively safe to admit that his relationship status is unknown.
5. What is His Net Worth?
Tyran’s source of income has not been fully established at the moment which is why his net worth is still a penning subject. As stated, he shares multiple interests which revolve around entertainment and martial arts. Given this, his net worth is listed above $100000.
On the other hand, his mother’s Pepa net worth is estimated at $15 million which can be linked to her career as a rapper and actress.