An example of an empowered, hardworking woman, Tomica Wright is an American film producer and businesswoman. She gained popularity after being CEO of the world-class record studio “Ruthless Records”. Moreover, her initial fame occurred as the wife of legendary late Eric Lynn Wright, popular for his stage name, Eazy-E. Eazy-E was a big name in the world of music and his death broke the hearts of millions.
Wright Is A Native of Los Angeles- How Old Is She In 2021?
The California native was born on 7th December 1969. She took birth in Los Angeles, California, USA, and grew up in San Fernando Valley. As of 2021, she is 52 years old with a height of 5 feet 5 inches i.e. 1.65 meters.
Growing up, she graduated high school from a local school in San Fernando Valley. After schooling, she attended “Santa Monica College” for two years. Thereafter, she moved to enroll in “West Los Angeles College” at Baldwin Hills, California.
Tomica Wright Career As Producer & Take Over Of ‘Ruthless Records’
The brown-eyed & brown-haired producer had a keen interest to be a part of the entertainment industry since she was a little child. She wanted to pursue education according to the field of her interest, however, it was seemingly impossible for her due to the financial problem in her family.
Despite being unable to study the subject of her interest, she started working to follow her dreams. She used to work at production houses. In between those days, she applied for the post of secretary of Clarence Avant at “Tabu Records”. Her happy days started as she got selected for the post. Clarence Avant, famous as “The Godfather of Black Music” remained constantly supportive to her and mentored her for the work.
Avant took Tomica with him when he moved for the legendary record company “Motown”. Tomica gained a lot of experience while working with Clarence in “Tabu Records” and “Motown”.
Life still had a lot on hold for Tomica Wright. After the death of her beloved husband, Eric Wright, she inherited his record label “Ruthless Records”. In 1996, she became CEO of the world-class record studio. She had to go through a lot of problems during her initial days. The then recently widowed woman had to face a lot of difficulties, criticisms, and bitter blames while running Ruthless Records. However, nothing could stop the fire inside her.
The smart businesswoman cum producer implemented many amazing business strategies. She started retaining the prevailing artists and recruiting fresh talents. Some of the artists signed under her leadership are Chris Tucker, Big Chan, THE NX, Big Rocc. The artists also started doing wonders. Within a short tenure, she became able to prove her ability.
Being a successful entrepreneur and wonderful CEO of Ruthless Records, Wright bagged the “Indie Label of the Year” award in 1996.
What Caused Death of Her Husband Eazy-E?
The CEO of “Ruthless Records” was in an honest relationship with her then-boyfriend, Eric Lynn Wright. Eric is a legendary rapper of all time. He is also the founder of Ruthless Records which was later acquired by Tomica. Eric was a big name in the rap and pop music fraternity. His stage name is Eazy-E.
Although Eazy-E had already seen a label of success, Tomica was still not popular among people. She was struggling to establish herself. The two started dating each other in the early 90s. After staying together for four years, they tied their knots in 1995 just before 12 days of Eric’s death. People criticized that Tomica took a chance to inherit his property by marrying him when he was in the final battle of life and death. The widow almost went through depression.
The rap idol died at the age of 30 on 26th March 1995 due to pneumonia caused by AIDS. However, people opined that his death could probably be a conspired murder.
The couple was already blessed with a baby boy, Dominick Wright. It might be really sad to know that Tomi was 3 months pregnant for their second child when Eazy-E left the world. After 6 months of his death, she gave birth to their daughter, Daijah Wright. Things weren’t easy for her. However, she managed to raise their two children single-handedly and run Ruthless Records parallelly in a graceful way.
Its been more than 2 decades since Eric Wright has left but his widow is still not married or in any relationship with another. She has proved that she really loved Eric for who he was in reality, but not for the greed of his property.
How Much Is Net Worth Of Tomica Wright? Property & Inhertiance
The way Wright has managed to stay strong, empowered, and active even after the death of her beloved one, she must have managed to make a handsome net worth of her own. Sources have revealed that Tomica Wright owns a net worth of $15 million. No wonder, she’s accumulated all that she has from her own hard work, patience, and self-belief.
But, also it come after her accumulation of her late husband Eazy-E’s fortune; the late rapper left a net worth of $8 million when he waved bye to this world. After inheriting some portion of his net worth, Tomica has successfully almost doubled the wealth with her own dedication.
Moreover, she has inherited many other properties from her demised rich husband. She acquired two penthouses of her husband in Norwalk and West Hills. The multimillionaire’s net worth constitutes the wealth she has made by running ” Ruthless Records” as the CEO of the company.