Twista – Net Worth, Age, Wikipedia, Family, Biography

Twista Wiki Biography

Carl Terrell Mitchell was born on 27 November 27 1973, in Chicago, Illinois USA, and is recognized under the stage name Twista or Tung Twista, who is a well known hip hop singer and rapper. Twista is perhaps best known as the rapper who holds the record for pronouncing 598 syllables in 55 seconds, which is included in the Guinness World Records. Twista has been active in the entertainment industry since 1991, and is also known as a record producer.

Just how rich is Twista? Under the latest estimations, sources have announced that the overall amount of Twista’s net worth is as high as $7 million, the main source of his wealth being music. Throughout his entire career, he has been working with the following labels BMG, Zoo, Loud, Atlantic, Get Money Gang and Capitol.

Twista Net Worth $7 Million

Carl Terrell Mitchell was raised in Chicago, Illinois and became interested in music in the early years of adolescence. In 1991 he signed a contract with the Zoo label, and a year later his debut album entitled “Runnin’ Off at da Mouth” (1992) was released. Up to the present date, Twista has released 12 singles, nine studio albums, nine featured albums and EPs. His first two albums were not very successful, as they failed to reach the music charts. The third album entitled “Adrenalin Rush” (1997) reached 13th position on the R&B chart and received gold certification for sales in theUSA. The fourth album “Kamikaze” (2004) was the most successful of all the albums released up to date, and topped both the main chart and the R&B chart in the USA as well as being certified platinum. The following album “The Day After” (2005) also topped the two charts, R&B and Rap, however, according to the sales it received only gold certification in the USA. The last album released by the rapper was entitled “Dark Horse” (2014), which peaked in fifth position of Rap chart in the USA. Regardless of relative success, all Twista’s releases have contributed to his net worth.

Twista has also collaborated with such artists and bands as Too Short, Busta Rhymes, CeeLo Green, Faith Evans, Tech N9ne, Kanye West, Speedknot Mobstaz, The Legendary Traxter and others, plus Twista has starred alongside Ne-Yo, Big Boi, Ron Artest, The-Dream among many.

Twista has also voiced a street racer in the video game “L.A. Rush”. The documentary film based on the life of Twista entitled “Mr. Immortality: The Life and Times of Twista” directed by Vlad Yudin was released in 2011. In addition, Twista has launched his personal website where fans are able to write messages for him, to listen to his music or check tour dates. There is a possibility of purchasing stuff related to the musician as well as singles and studio albums. Of course such activities steadily contribute to Twista’s net worth.

In his personal life, Twista is in a long term relationship with Karrine Steffans.

Full Name Twista
Net Worth $7 Million
Date Of Birth November 27, 1973
Place Of Birth Chicago, Illinois, United States
Height 1.74 m
Profession Record producer, Rapper
Nationality United States of America
Spouse Rashida Mitchell
Children Aaliyah Mitchell
Nicknames Tung Twista , Carl Terrell Mitchell , Carl Terrrell Mitchell
Record Labels Atlantic Records, Capitol Records, EMI
Nominations Grammy Award for Best Rap/Sung Performance, BET Award for Best Collaboration, Grammy Award for Best Rap Solo Performance, Billboard Music Award for Top Rap Artist, MTV Video Music Award – MTV2 Award, Slow Jamz, Overnight Celebrity, Get It Wet
Movies Beef III, Kiss and Tail
1 Incredibly fast and complex rapping technique
2 Always wears his hat to the left to show affiliation with a “People Nation” Street Gang
3 Frequently Colaborates with Liffy Stokes and the Speed Knot Mobsters
1 Before the release of his album “Adrenalin Rush,” Twista worked in a car wash on Chicago’s west side.
2 Twista is from a part of Chicago’s west side called K-Town, where 12 streets in a row all start with the letter K.
3 Was listed in the “Guinness Book of World Records” as the world’s fastest MC, spitting 598 syllables in one minute, which was set in 1992. The record was broken when an MC named Rebel XD spat 683 syllables in 54.501 seconds in 1998.


Title Year Status Character
Dillon Francis Feat. Twista, the Rej3ctz: All That 2015 Video short performer: “All That” / writer: “All That”
Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse 2015 performer: “ALL THAT” / writer: “ALL THAT” – as Carl Terrell Mitchell
Todd’s Pop Song Reviews 2014 TV Series documentary performer – 1 episode
Neighbors 2014/I performer: “Let’s Go” / writer: “Let’s Go” – as Carl Mitchell
Ride Along 2014 performer: “Let’s Go” / writer: “Let’s Go” – as Carl Mitchell
Step Up Revolution 2012 performer: “Let’s Go Ricky Luna Remix” / writer: “Let’s Go Ricky Luna Remix”
CHIKARA: King of Trios 2009 – Night I 2009 Video performer: “Let’s Go” / writer: “Let’s Go” – as M. Marshall
So You Think You Can Dance TV Series performer – 2 episodes, 2006 – 2008 writer – 1 episode, 2006
Entourage TV Series 1 episode, 2004 performer – 1 episode, 2007
Stomp the Yard 2007 performer: “Let’s Go” / writer: “Let’s Go” – as M. Marshall
Mission: Impossible III 2006 performer: “Impossible” / writer: “Impossible” – as Carl Mitchell
UFC 59: Reality Check 2006 TV Special performer: “Let’s Go” – uncredited
Date Movie 2006 performer: “Hit the Floor” / writer: “Hit the Floor” – as Carl Mitchell
Dave Chappelle’s Block Party 2005 Documentary writer: “Overnight Celebrity” – as Carl Terrell Mitchell
Coach Carter 2005 as Carl Terrell Mitchell, “Hope” / performer: “Hope”
Stars 2001 – Die Aids-Gala 2001 TV Special documentary writer: “Lovesong”
Doctor Dolittle 1998 performer: “In Your World” / writer: “In Your World”


Title Year Status Character
L.A. Rush 2005 Video Game Street Racer (voice)


Title Year Status Character
Trick Daddy Feat. Twista and Lil Jon: Let’s Go 2004 Short

Music Department

Title Year Status Character
Dillon Francis Feat. Twista, the Rej3ctz: All That 2015 Video short musician: rapper


Title Year Status Character
Mr Immortality: The Life and Times of Twista 2011 Documentary executive producer


Title Year Status Character
One Shot 2016 TV Series Himself – Judge
The 34th Annual Chicago Music Awards 2015 TV Special Himself – Best Hip / Rap Entertainer
Dish Nation 2014 TV Series Himself
BET Awards 2014 2014 TV Special Himself
RapFix Live 2012-2013 TV Series Himself
La Gasolina: Reggaeton Explosion 2012 Documentary Himself
MTV2 Sucker Free 2011 TV Series Himself – Guest
2011 BET Hip Hop Awards 2011 TV Special Himself
Mr Immortality: The Life and Times of Twista 2011 Documentary
The Mo’Nique Show 2010 TV Series Himself
The Jay Leno Show 2010 TV Series Himself
Check It Out! Video 2009 TV Series Himself – Guest
Kiss and Tail: The Hollywood Jumpoff 2009 Video documentary Himself
The Hitchcock of HipHop 2008 Video Himself
BET Hip-Hop Awards 2007 TV Special Himself
Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show 2006 TV Series Himself
Total Request Live 2006 TV Series Himself
Beef III 2005 Video documentary Himself – Recording Artist
Kanye West: College Dropout – Video Anthology 2005 Video documentary Himself (segments “Through the Wire” and “Slow Jamz”)
The MC: Why We Do It 2005 Video documentary Himself
106 & Park Top 10 Live 2005 TV Series Himself
Late Night with Conan O’Brien 2005 TV Series Himself
The Art of 16 Bars: Get Ya’ Bars Up 2005 Video documentary Himself
All of Us 2004 TV Series Himself
MADtv 2004 TV Series Himself
The 32nd Annual American Music Awards 2004 TV Special Himself – Performer
Fade to Black 2004 Documentary Himself
Trick Daddy Feat. Twista and Lil Jon: Let’s Go 2004 Short Himself
Trina: The Making of a Diamond Princess 2003 TV Movie documentary Himself

Archive Footage

Title Year Status Character
106 & Park Top 10 Live 2007 TV Series Himself – ‘Girl Tonite’ Video
How Music Works 2006 TV Series documentary Himself
Video on Trial 2006 TV Series Himself – Accused

Nominated Awards

Year Award Ceremony Nomination Movie
2005 Grammy Grammy Awards Best Rap Solo Performance For the song “Overnight Celebrity.”
2005 Grammy Grammy Awards Best Rap/Sung Collaboration