Kevin Gates Net Worth | Income Revealed

“Kevin Gates”, original name Kevin Jerome Gilyard is an American rapper and singer from Louisiana.

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Kevin Gates Net Worth

Kevin Gates’ net worth is estimated to be approximately $1 million as of 2021.

NameKevin Gates
Net Worth$1 Million
Age34 Years
BornFebruary 5, 1986
Country of OriginUnited States of America
Source Of WealthProfessional Rapper
Last UpdatedMarch 2021

Kevin Gates career

Kevin Gates gained his popularity as a solo artist after releasing his debut album, which was followed by his numerous collaborations with many well-known musicians over the years. The album depicted Kevin Gates’ music and his deep, meaningful lyrics that tackle themes such as depression and poverty. Being arrested many times for various crimes, he also has his experiences with prison and he frequently includes that in his raps.

Kevin Gates was born on 05.02.1986, in Louisiana. He grew up with his family in Louisiana but later moved to Baton Rouge with his family. Gates wanted to start his own career as a rapper , After he graduated from Baton Rouge Community College. His passion for Music and his autobiographical lyricisms make his imprint strong, he is also known for his fly-on-the-wall stories in lyrics from his stints in jail. Along with his talent his deep, meaningful lyrics that tackle themes such as depression and poverty are very notable. He signed to Lil Wayne’s music label Young Money Entertainment in 2012. Gates never made up a record deal with Young Money , although he was signed.

In 2013 Gates released several mixtapes, and also signed a seven figure deal with Atlantic. After releasing his Billboard top 10 debut album with sold over 112,000 sold copies, he continued with some huge singles as they also promoted the record. The most hit ones were “Time for That”, “Kno One”, “2 Phones” and “Really Really”. “2 Phones” had close to 300 million views on YouTube and almost the same number on Spotify.

Along with being a hit and success commercially, but the record was a favorite among critics too. The record helped in bringing  Gates to a  comfortable position with more than five million monthly listeners on Spotify. It was more appreciated as there were no featured guests on the album that could helped promote it, like many rappers commonly do these days.

So it was a completely solo album in every sense. However, it has a a bonus track  by Ty Dolla Sign and Jamie Foxx do appear on “Jam,”.  “2 Phones” became the rapper’s first top 40 hit, reaching number 17  and “Really Really” peaked on the charts at 47.

  Both “Really Really” and “2 Phones” were so successful that they became certified double platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America. Gates started to guest feature on tracks lead by more famous artists, such as Juicy J , Chris Brown, Wiz Khalifa, Gucci Man, 2 Chainz and DaBaby as Gates become a fairly in demand rapper after all these successes.   After he published The Luca Brasi Story, he received a lot of recognition. The mixtape was No.17 in Billboard 200. Together with the release of his 13th mixtape Gates got his third Billboard 200 set in a row.

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Gates has two children together with his wife Dreka Haynes. He declared in 2015 his debut studio record Islah meaning “to make greater” in Arabic and that also is the name of his firstborn daughter. Later that year Gates brought in world-famous songs like, Really Truly, 2 Phones and Time for That. Since then, he’s released multiple mixtapes/albums, and sold millions of copies around the world. Gates has also collaborated with some of the most famous rappers from the hip-hop sector.

Gates also has a strong entrepreneurial spirit and also ventured in to businesses outside of music where he created his own brand of soft drink named I Don’t Get Tired, named after his 2014 single with the same name. The energy drinks company is known to be very active on Instagram and has seen moderate success as of now.

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