When we are talking about Kevin Gates, we can surely say that he is a man that has multiple talents. His main occupation is music, he is a rapper and a musician. But also, he is an entrepreneur and founder of his own record label Bread Winners Association.
He released many mixtapes and one studio album. With all of the work he does, one simply cannot but wonder how high is his net worth. We are going to talk about that, and other parts of his biography. Here we go.
Kevin Gates is born as a Kevin Jerome Gilyard, on the fifth of February 1986, in a town in Louisiana called Rouge. He had a troubled childhood, he grew up in an environment that is far from a prosperous one. In order to have a certain quality of life, he was a criminal, during his early ages.
Kevin Gates attended Lee High School and McKinley High School. Later, he was at the Baton Rouge Community College for a short amount of time. He dropped out pretty soon. He is married to his longtime love Dreka Gates and has two children with her Islah Katen Gates and Khaza Kamil Gates.
Kevin`s first record label was Dead Game Label, who he signed for in 2005. At that time, he wasn`t a professional artist yet. He will become one in 2007 after he started collaborating with other two emcees from Baton Rouge, Lil Boosie, and Webbie.
They released their first album called “Pick of The Litter”, and the year of 2008 was the year they released their second album “All or Nothing”. Shortly after the release of the album, Kevin Gates served three years in prison.
In 2012, he launched a solo album “Make Them Believe”. After that, he signed for a record label called “Wing” who is owned by Lil Wayne, and since then, all of his music is tied to this record label. During his career, he was signed to two other labels “Bread Winer”, a label of his own, and “Atlantic”.
In recent years, he released a couple of singles like “Perfect Imperfection”, “Satellites”, “Imagine That”, “Pride”. During his long career, he collaborated with many artists like Plies, Doe B., The Tack, 2 Chainz. The wife of Kevin Gates is managed his work while he was in jail.
His wealth comes from various sources, but the main source of his income is music. He released many projects over the years and collaborated with many popular artists. After he was released from prison, he started working on his career almost immediately. He sold many copies of his releases all over the world.
Also, he has a record label of his own. Also, he has an income from brand endorsements. As of 2019, his net worth is around $1.5 million. However, he doesn`t have any kind of awards in his career, but some of his songs reached a high position on US Billboard. Some of his work was certified double platinum or gold.