Kevin Gates Net Worth (American Rapper, Singer, and Entrepreneur)
Kevin Gates Net Worth Kevin Gates is a professional American singer, entrepreneur, and rapper. Kevin Gates currently has contracted with “Breed Winners’ Association” with a partnership with Atlantic Records. Kevin Gates released his debut album “Islah” on January 2016 which peaked at number 1 spot on US Billboard 200 chart. Kevin Gates later released several mixtapes which include “Stranger Than Fiction”, “By Any Means”, and “Luca Brasi 2” to mark his name in Hollywood pioneers singers and rappers. Kevin Gates Net Worth is around $2 million which is increasing day by day. Kevin Gates was born from Kevin Jerome Gilyard on February 5, 1986, in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States. Kevin was arrested in 1999 at the age of 13 for”Joyriding” as a passenger. Kevin briefly attended Baton Rouge Community College at the age of 17 years. Kevin belongs to African-America and Puerto Rican descent. Kevin Gates Net Worth in the year 2019 is around $2 million which is increasing day by day.
Kevin Gates Career Beginning
Kevin Jerome Gilyard who is also known by his nickname as Kevin Gates was born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States on February 5, 1986. To pursue his career, Kevin Gates started his professional career after signed a deal with local label “Dead Games Record” along with his fellow Baton Rouge native “Boosie Badazz” and “Webbie” in the mid-2000s. The trio later collaborated in Kevin Gates first mixtape “Pick of Da Litter” which he released in 2007. Kevin Gates released his second mixtape named as “All of Nuthin” in 2008 and becomes a Hollywood sensation in days. Kevin Gates was later sentenced prison and he spent 31 months in jail from 2008 to 2011. Kevin didn’t waste his time in jail and earned a psychology degree in master through a prison program. Due to his good behavior, Kevin was released early from jail.
After getting out of jail, Kevin began working on his music career again. Due to his impressive work, Kevin Gates caught the attention of Lil Wayne’s record label “Young Money Entertainment” and Lil Wayne management signed him for the label. Although he signed to management, Kevin never signed a deal with Lil Wayne’s Young Money Record label. Later that “Birdman” gave Kevin Gates the idea to start his own label. Kevin Gates received the heights of success when he signed a deal with Atlantic Records and released his first major label mixtape “Stranger Than Fiction” in July 2013, which peaked at number 37 on the US Billboard 200 chart. Kevin Gates Net Worth is around $2 million according to current stats and figures.
Some Important Details about Kevin Gates
|Born Name||Kevin Jerome Gilyard|
|Nick Name||Kevin, Kevin Gates|
|Age||February 05, 1986|
|Born Place||Louisiana, United States|
|Occupation||Entrepreneur, Singer, and Rapper|
|Labels||Atlantic Records, Dead Game and Breed Winners’ Association|
|Height||6 ft 3 in or 190.5 cm|
|Spouse/ Girlfriend||Dreka Gates|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
|First Show||Wendy: The Wendy Willaims Show|
|Shoe Size||10 US|
How much money does Kevin Gates have?
Kevin Gates Net Worth is around $2 million according to some credible sources. Kevin has earned this money through his many hit singles and albums which he released time to time. Kevin Gates age is 33 years according to his birthdate February 05, 1986.
Kevin Gates Present Success
Kevin Gates released his 13th mixtape “Luca Brasi 2” in 2015 which earned Kevin his third US Billboard 200 listing in a row. The mixtape was so good for Kevin in terms of success that which earned 38 positions in US Billboard 200 chart and his single “I Don’t Get Tired” which became Gates’ first song to be certified as Gold and also to make the US Billboard 100 chart. Kevin Gates announced on October 2015 and married his longtime girlfriend “Dreka Haynes”. The same year, Kevin announced the release date of his studio album “Islah” which is the name of his firstborn daughter. The couple has two children together. In 2016, after converting into Islam, they performed Hajj to attain the blessings to Allah Almighty.
Is Kevin Gates Really Go to Jail?
Kevin Gates was arrested for the first time when he “Joyriding” as a passenger in a stolen car. Kevin was sentenced to prison for the offense and said that being jailed had a profound effect on his life and career. Kevin revealed in an interview that I don’t think I’d ever had done anything else again wrong after going to jail but going into jail at such a young age, criminalize me in a sense and it kinda steered me in the wrong direction. Kevin Gates was involved in an altercation outside a theater in 2003, and he stabbed his opponent several times. While performing on an event in Lakeland, Florida, he kicked a woman fan in the chest and was charged with battery, but Kevin used Florida’s stand your ground law in defense to overcome this whole situation.
Kevin Gates Personal Facts
- Kevin Got to know the existence of his biological father when he was in 8tyh grade.
- Due to his rude behavior, Kevin has been in trouble with the authorities time and again. At the very young age of 13 years in 1999, his first arrest came for “Joyriding” as a passenger.
- Kevin came out with an energy drink called “I Don’t Get Tired” in August 2014 and also has a single with the same name.
- Kevin Gates was a center stage of controversy for kicking a woman fan in the chest while performing on stage in Lakeland, Florida at an event.
- Kevin due to autobiographical themed lyrics has a huge fan following.
- Kevin Gates also appeared in fellow rappers mixtapes such as Pusha T, Gudda Gudda, and Juicy J.
- Kevin Gates considers Nas, Biggie Smalls, Tupac Shakur, and Eminem as his greatest influencers and idols.
- Kevin has done training with Singer Monica in a training facility.
- Kevin Gates Sound Track “Know Better” was one of the soundtracks used in the movie Suicide Squad because of exceptional lyrics in the song.
- Kevin Gates Debut album Islah consists of 3 hit singles such as “2 Phone”, “Time for That”, and “Really Really”.
- Kevin Gates along with his wife performed Hajj in 2016, after converting to Islam.
- “By Any Means” was released by Kevin’s wife when Kevin was in prison serving terms, and his wife Dreka makes the executive decisions.