Tyrese Spends More Money Than He Actually Earns Miss2Bees November 16, 2017 feature, Hip Hop News | Trending Hip Hop Stories Tyrese might want to start acting his age, and his wage. Page Six obtained documents via The Blast and it shows the actor is living outside of his means. Black Ty filed a document claiming that he makes about $105,686 per month but has monthly expenses that total $107,576 per month. His monthly expenses are over $2,000 more than he makes. His monthly expense breakdown includes $7,500 in Shayla’s childcare, $9,744 in groceries and $14,869 for his home’s mortgage. However, the documents suggests that the singer-actor has $884,658 in cash and savings, and his property is worth $1,761,250. Tyrese broke down on Instagram complaining about his $13,000 monthly legal expenses in the ongoing custody battle with his ex wife, Norma Gibson. The “Sweet Lady” singer paid his $700 an hour lawyer $68,055 from his “personal funds”, but still owes $133,750. He claimed Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith gave him $5 million to “keep him afloat”, but reports suggests that was a lie.