Mannie Fresh who is a rapper as well as hip-hop producer was born on 20th March 1969. He is mostly known for working with Cash Money Records from the year 1993 till 2005, and one half of hip-hop duo Big Tymers. He is the native of New Orleans, Louisiana, United States. Although, he is popular by his professional name Mannie Fresh, his actual name is Byron O. Thomas. Fresh used to love music from the time when he was at the age of nine. At that time, he used to work as a local New Orleans DJ. He used to play the songs at parties as well as clubs.
Later in late 1980s, Fresh started a partnership with the New Orleans Rapper MC Gregory D. he along with Gregory, they both released the first album together in the year 1987 which is entitled Throwdown. In the album, Mannie produced whereas Gregory rapped. They released two more records together in late 1980s and early 1990s. They had their last album together in 1993. After that, Fresh met Bryan Williams who gave him the opportunity for becoming in-house producer of his Record Label Cash Money Records. He makes good income as salary.
With the help of Bryan, Mannie made the chart topping albums for Hot Boys that was composed of Lil Wayne, Turk, Juvenile and B.G., producing all of single of the group. In addition to that, Mannie also produced al the tracks on members’ solo work. Later, he formed a “Big Tymers” together with Williams. It was in the year 2004 when he released his first debut solo album. He named the album “The Mind of Mannie Fresh” that consisted of the 30 tracks as well as featured the single Real Big that peaked at number 72 on Billboard Hot 100. Later, in 2005, he got separated from the Cash Money due to some financial reasons. After that, he joined Def Jam South and he is currently singed to it. He released his second solo album on 27th October 2009 and it was titled as Return of the Ballin which was entirely produced by himself and it featured the prominent guests Lil Jon and Rick Ross.
Apart from that, Mannie is now at the age of 45 and he is very hard working. His net worth is estimated as $15 million. He belongs to American nationality and is of African-American ethnicity. In addition to that, he is very dedicated towards his works which has helped him to gain fame as well as fortune from his musical career.