Trey Hardesty James is the son of the renowned musician, record producer, and composer Rick James, although the identity of his mother remains unclear. He shares a step-sibling relationship with Ty James, an actress and businesswoman who currently manages Rick James’ estate.
Born on September 21, 1998, Trey Hardesty James is a Virgo, with his birthstone being the Blue Sapphire. Mercury is his ruling planet, and his birth element is Earth. His lucky days are Monday and Thursday, while his lucky colors are Green, Blue, and White. His favorite numbers are 6, 7, 17, 21, 56, and 77. As a Virgo, he is most compatible with individuals born under the zodiac signs Gemini and Leo, while he may have less compatibility with those born under Cancer and Capricorn. Individuals born on September 21st are known for their simplicity, honesty, and heightened awareness of their surroundings.
Parents and Family Members
Trey Hardesty James is the son of the iconic music singer and producer Rick James. His step-siblings include Ty James, Rick James Jr., and Tazman James. Trey attended Loyola Marymount University in 2016 and currently resides in Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Born as James Ambrose Johnson Jr. in 1948, Rick James’ father worked as an autoworker, while his mother was a dancer. He launched his singing career in 1978 with the release of his debut album, “Come Get It.” Rick James co-wrote the famous song “Super Freak,” which won the prestigious Grammy Award for Best R&B Song in 1990. In 1991, he and his then-girlfriend, Tanya Hijazi, were arrested for kidnapping, holding hostage, and assaulting a 24-year-old woman named Frances Alley during a week-long cocaine binge. Rick James passed away in his Los Angeles home in 2004 due to natural causes. Subsequent autopsy results revealed that he died of cardiac failure and had six drugs in his system at the time of his death, including cocaine, diazepam, alprazolam, and methamphetamine. Approximately 6,000 fans attended the viewing and cremation ceremony at St. John Baptist Church in New York.
While the exact net worth of Trey Hardesty James is unknown, his father, Rick James, had a net worth of $35 million. Rick James, widely regarded as one of the most talented and popular musicians in the world, amassed his impressive net worth through his notable hits such as “Super Freak,” “Party All the Time,” and “Mary Jane.”
Although Trey has gained some popularity as a social media personality with a decent following on Instagram and TikTok, his step-sister Ty James has a net worth of $1.3 million. Ty is the president of her father’s real estate and is also a successful businesswoman and producer of the documentary “I am Rick James” and the movie “Unsung,” released in 2020.