Facts of Kevin Gates
|Date of Birth :|
|Age :||33 years old|
|Family Name :||Gates|
|Birth Country :||United States|
|Birth Sign :||Aquarius|
|Birth Name||Kevin Jerome Gilyard|
|Birth Place/City||Baton Rouge, Louisiana|
|Net Worth||$ 1 million|
|Weight in KG||N/A|
|Married to||Shadreka Centuri Haynes (m. 2015)|
|Children||Islah Koren Gates, Khaza Kamil Gates|
|Education||Baton Rouge Community College|
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.
Source: Consequence of Sound
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.