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Kevin Gates Biography

Updated On 06 Dec, 2018 Published On 28 Jul, 2016
Kevin Gates

Facts of Kevin Gates

Date of Birth :
Age : 33 years old
Family Name : Gates
Birth Country : United States
Birth Sign : Aquarius
Name Kevin Gates
Birth Name Kevin Jerome Gilyard
Birth Place/City Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Profession Rapper
Ethnicity Black
Nationality Ameriacn
Net Worth $ 1 million
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Black
Weight in KG N/A
Married Yes
Married to Shadreka Centuri Haynes (m. 2015)
Children Islah Koren Gates, Khaza Kamil Gates
Education Baton Rouge Community College
Awards Not Yet

Relationship short Statistics of Kevin Gates

What is Kevin Gates marital status ? ( married,single, in relation or divorce): Married
How many children does Kevin Gates have ? (name): 2 Children
Is Kevin Gates having any relationship affair ?: No
Is Kevin Gates Gay ? No

Kevin Gates, born as Kevin Jerome Gilyard in New Oleans, Louisiana, is an American rapper, entrepreneur as well as a singer. He completed his studies from Baton Rouge Community College and started his singing career from the studio album Islah. Gates started his career alongside Boosie Badazz and Webbie who were also from Baton Rogue.

Kevin Gates is known for his mixtapes Pick of Da Litter, All or Nuthin'. Gates had his breakthrough from the mixtape The Luca Brasi Story. His other mixtapes include All In, Behind Enemy Lines, The Leak, In The Mean Time. He is married to Dreka Gates and has two children with her. They married after dating for 13 years. The family seems to be happy and there are no signs of divorce till now. 

Early Life And Education Of Kevin Gates

Kevin Gates was born on 5 February 1986 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. He belongs to Puerto Rican and Moroccan descent.

When he was still an infant, his mother married his stepfather. He knew about his biological father when he was in 8th grade. He studied at Baton Rouge Community College when he was 17.

He spent 31 months in prison and during that time he completed his Master's Degree in psychology through the prison program.

Kevin Gates' Career

Gates started his career with a deal to a local label Dead Game Records. He first major label mixtape, Stranger Than Fiction released in July 2013 included the issues ranging from depression to the time he spent in prison.

Gates debut album, Islah peaked at number two on the US Billboard 200 chart in January 2016. The album had some guest appearances of Jamie Foxx, Ty Dolla Sign, and Trey Songz.

Kevin Gates

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His wife released 'By Any Means 2' on 22 September 2017 when Gates was in prison. In May 2018, he released the three-song EP Chained to the City.

Kevin Gates' Net Worth

Gates has an estimated net worth of about $1 million at present.

Kevin Gates' Personal Life

Gates married his longtime girlfriend, Dreka Haynes in October 2015. The couple has two kids; a son named Islah Koren Gates and a daughter Khaza Kamil Gates.

Gates and his wife converted to Islam and went to Mecca for Hajj in September 2016.

From a 2013 incident, he was sentenced to a 30-month prison term for a 2013 gun charge. He was released in January 2018 on parole. 

Kevin Gates Married

First Marriage with Dreka Gates

Dreka is a wife of kelvin Gates who he married after 13 years of dating. They are happy in their relationship.

Kevin Gates Children

DAUGHTER : Islah Koren Gates

Mother: Dreka Gates

Islah is the first son of Dreka Gates and Kevin Gates and seems to have good looks in the available pictures.

SON : Khaza Kamil Gates

Mother: Dreka Gates

Khaza is the second son of Dreka gates and Kevin Gates and has beautiful hair,

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