For a brief period, Kat Stacks held a massive power over several members of the hip hop industry due to her propensity to open up on dirt and secrets of these people in the industry. Due to the massive interest by fans of the genre to follow the drama, Kat quickly rose in popularity as a rapper.
The eventual media exposure that has come from the growing popularity has revealed deeper truths about Kat Stacks, elevating her exposure of the hip hop industry as more than just a publicity stunt but the confrontation of truth, both on a personal and moral level.
In this article, we take a deep look at the life of the rapper. Read on to learn more.
Kat Stacks Biography
She is known in the hip hop world as Kat Stacks but her real name is Andrea Herrera and she was born on the 2nd of November, 1989 in Venezuela.
Before she became a notorious name in American Hip Hop, she was a young child who relocated from Venezuela to Miami, Florida at the age of eight, where she was raised by her mother, and other extended relatives, including her two uncles and a grandmother.
Kat Stacks grew up in an abusive home, both physically and emotionally, and this led her to the streets where she inadvertently became a prostitute, working for a pimp. She worked for the pimp all through her teenage years, making her part of the tragedy of sex trafficking that plagued US borders.
Through a series of good fortune and help from several organizations who dedicated themselves to helping trafficked women, Kat was set free from life with her pimp and consequently, she set out to build a life of her own. She has been able to do that via a collaboration with WorldStarHipHop, who upon learning about her experience and inside knowledge she possessed, sought to take advantage by releasing several videos about rappers and other members of the Hip Hop industry in order to boost page views.
The collaboration was quite effective, and it also brought Kat Stacks into the limelight. No one knows till date what role she played that gave her access to several of the information she had at her disposal, with many speculating she was a video model or an escort.
Having moved on from her collaboration with WSHH, Kat has transformed herself into an activist, working and fighting for the rights of immigrants in the country. Her decision to focus on immigration was down to her experience of being in jail (immigration hold) for three years.
As part of her growing influence and popularity as an activist, she has a sizeable following on social media on both Twitter and Instagram, where she has over 500,000 followers combined across both platforms.
Kat Stacks’ life story has revealed a relationship journey that has included relationships with artists like Lil Wayne, Soulja Boy, and Gucci Mane, among several others. According to Kat herself, a lot of these relationships were flings that happened in hopes of building a more solid foundation in the industry.
Kat is also the mother of a son named TJ, whom she gave birth to at the age of 19. The identity of the father of the child remains unknown but according to Kat, the father is a pimp whom she worked with when she was a teenager.
Kat Stacks Net Worth
She may have failed to make it into mainstream rap but during her short time of commanding the interest of millions of hip hop fans, Kat Stacks was able to amass a significant sum in income. She is also a known blogger and has published a book, Admire Andrea: Surviving Savagery.
All of these ventures have been combined to give Kat Stacks a net worth estimated to be $200,000, with an annual income in the region of $30,000.
Kat Stacks’ noticeability is not only based on her tragic story or her explosive collaboration with the website, WorldStarHipHop, but she is also a beautiful young woman.
She has a height of 5 feet 7 inches, and an unspecified weight that gives her a slim and fit look. Although the blogger and rapper is a natural blonde, she is known to wear colored wigs. She also has a good number of tattoos that cover a significant part of her body.