Too Short Becomes Dad for First Time at Age 53 Too Short, known for being a “player” is said to be leaving his player days behind him. The 53-year-old rapper has become a first-time dad to a daughter, Yanni Shaw. Too Short had been keeping the news under wraps, however, with little Yanni turning 9-month-old and a new reality show in the works, he could no longer keep his bundle of joy a secret. Too Short’s on-again-off-again girlfriend, Sue Ivey, gave birth back in December and Too Short is joining Ray J and his manager, David Weintraub in a reality show that follows the dads as they raise their daughters. Is it selfish to have a child later in life? Did you have your children after 40? Tell your story. Click here to see more!