Yo Gotti net worth: Yo Gotti is a southern rapper who has a net worth of $1.5 million. Yo Gotti earned his net worth as a rapper in the music industry. Growing up in Memphis, he quickly learned about recognizing reality. When he was in the third grade, Federal Agents raided his family's residence. His mother and his aunts were indicted and sent to serve 10 to 15 years because they refused to snitch. He soon started running with kids five or six years older than him. They called him Yo (short for his given name, Mario) and added the Gotti surname later because of his affinity for doing things kids his age typically didn't do. Rather than feel as though his opportunities were limited, he chose to focus on becoming successful. He is among the many hardcore rappers who came out of hip-hop's Dirty South school in the late '90s. He is also one of the hip-hoppers who derive part of their stage names from the late New York mafioso John Gotti. After performing around Memphis in the '90s, Gotti started building a catalog in the early 2000s. His self-created buzz in Memphis lead to a deal with TVT Records. His first studio album will be called Live From The Kitchen and the album's first single was titled "5 Star" and it was released on May 20, 2009. His second single was "Women Lie, Men Lie and was release in December 2009. In 2010 he released his third single "Look In the Mirror". His street albums make serious noise without a major push, he stays on the road performing paid shows and he's gotten more than 24 million plays on his MySpace page. Yo Gotti, is a southern rapper from the northern side of Memphis, Tennessee who was previously known as Lil Yo. He was born on May 17, 1981.