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Full NameMC Lyte
First NameMC
Last NameLyte
Birth NameLana Michelle Moorer
Birth CityNew York
Birth CountryUnited States of America
Gender IdentityFemale
Sexual OrientationStraight
Marital StatusMarried
SpouseJohn Wyche
Height163 cm
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Date of BirthOctober 11,1970
Age49 years
Married DateAugust,2017

Began rhyming at the age of 12, MC Lyte released her first single I Cram to Understand U (Sam) in 1986. The famed artist became the first solo female rapper to release a full album with the major success Lyte as a Rock (1988). The critically acclaimed album also spawned two hit singles Paper Thin and 10% Dis

In 1993, MC Lyte released her fourth album, Aint's No Other, which features Grammy-nominee single Ruffneck. Besides music, Lyte is also an actress and has worked in a number of movies and TV shows. In 2020, she featured in two films Bad Hair and Sylvie's Love.     

Lyte is an active philanthropist likewise. 

MC Lyte's Riches Details 

According to Celebrity Net Worth, MC Lyte has an estimated net worth of $8 million as of 2020. The major source portion of her income mainly comes from her music and acting career.    

Lyte professionally embarked on music in 1988, releasing a single I Cram to Understand U (Sam) at the age of 17. Her first album Lyte as a Rock noted for the hits Paper Thin and 10% Dis

American rapper MC Lyte
American rapper MC Lyte

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The musician gained huge attention after releasing her fourth album Ain't No Other in 1993. She also made $238,000 from the album. Its single Ruffneck got a Grammy nomination for Best Rap Single, making her the first female solo rapper ever nominated for the award. Her another hit single Ride Wit Me was nominated for a Grammy and a BET Award. 

In a collaboration with Beyoncé, Missy Elliott, and Free, Lyte made a song Fighting Temptations.

Prior to her music career, MC Lyte also worked in several acclaimed TV shows and movies. In 2017, she played a role in a comedy Girls Trip along with Regina Hall, Tiffany Haddish, and Mike Colter. The movie grossed $140.9 million at the box office worldwide against its production cost $20 million.

Charity Work 

MC Lyte is a passionate philanthropist who has raised almost $900,000 in scholarships over the past seven years. She is the founder of the Hip Hop Sisters Foundation that promotes and encourages women to make their careers in the Hip Hop world and other fields.  

Lyte also staunchly supports many other charitable foundations such as K.I.S. Foundation, Police Athletic League, Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation, and Hip-Hop Summit Action Network.  

Short-Bio Of MC Lyte

MC Lyte was born Lana Michelle Moorer on October 11, 1970, in Brooklyn, New York, United States. She regards the hip hop duo Audio Two, Mike Dee, and DJ Giz as her own brothers because they raised together. 

MC Lyte and her husband John Wyche
MC Lyte and her husband John Wyche 

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Talking about her love life, the singer is a married woman. Lyte tied the knot with her now-husband, John Wyche, in August 2017. 

Updated On Mon Mar 30 2020 Published On Mon Mar 30 2020 By Simond