Kevin Gates Net Worth
Kevin Gates Net Worth: Kevin Gates is an American rapper and singer who has a net worth of $1 million. Kevin Gates was born Kevin Gilyard in Baton Rouge, Louisiana in February 1986. He started rapping in 2007 with Webbie and Lil Boosie, and his 2008 single "Get in the Way" with Lil Boosie was what ultimately got him noticed. Both he and Boosie were incarcerated but were not part of the same case. Kevin was released from prison in 2011 and returned to music. He got the attention of Lil Wayne and became managed by Young Money Entertainment. He released his 8th mixtape The Lucas Brasi Story in 2013 which was praised by Spin Magazine. His mixtape has been downloaded over 100,000 times. Gates signed with Atlantic Records in 2013. He was featured on Pusha T's song "Trust You" and on the song "Hustle All Day" by Gudda Gudda. Gate released the street album Stranger Than Fiction in 2013 which featured Juicy J and Wiz Khalifa. The album debuted at #37 on the Billboard 200 and the song "Wylin" was ranked by Rolling Stone as the 40th best song of 2013. He released the street album By Any Means in 2014 and the album debuted at #17 on the Billboard 200. He was named as part of the 2014 XXL Freshmen Class. Gates released his debut studio album Islah in 2016 on Atlantic Records and Dead Game Records. The album reached #1 on the US Rap chart as well as #2 on the Billboard 200 and US R&B/Hip-Hop charts and #16 in Canada. As of 2017 he had four different mixtapes reach the Top 3 of the US Rap chart. His single "2 Phones" was a massive success, reaching #2 on the US Rap chart and #3 on the US R&B/Hip-Hop chart. His single "Really Really" also reached #9 on the US Rap chart. Gates started his own record label called Bread Winners' Association. He was convicted of battery charges for kicking a fan in 2016 and was sentenced to 30 months in prison.