Kevin Gates is an American rapper, singer, and entrepreneur. Kevin Gates is famous for his popular hit studio album ‘Islah’, which was released in 2016, he is also known for his mixtapes, such as ‘Stranger than Fiction’, and ‘By Any Means’.
Kevin Gates is married to his longtime girlfriend turned wife, Dreka Gates (nee Shadreka Centauri Haynes), in October 2015.
Dreka is his manager and co-founder of Bread Winner Record Label. The pair has had two lovely kids together – Khaza Kamil and Islah Koren.
Kevin keeps his personal life really personal but he confessed to dating a girl who turned out to be his cousin.
He also gained a lot of negative publicity for admitting to having had sexual relations with his cousin, and for kicking a woman in the chest during a performance in the year 2015.
Reflecting his educational background, where he attained his primary education is unknown but he briefly attended Baton Rouge Community College, when he was at the age of 17 and met his future wife, Dreka.
Kevin Gates was born on February 5, 1986, as Kevin Jerome Gilyard in Louisiana, United States. He has a mixture of Puerto-Rican and Black American ancestry.
Although the details about his parents are not known, shortly after his birth, his family moved to Baton Rouge, where he grew up. He has 2 siblings, he is the oldest.
Kevin Gates has gone to jail for multiple times, sometimes for fighting and stabbing his opponent in front of a film theater or for driving dangerously on the road, at the same time, he has managed to make a career for himself.
Kevin was released from prison in 2011 and returned to music and released various albums that have been downloaded over 100,000 times.
As of 2017, he had four different mixtapes reach the Top 3 of the US Rap charts. 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, and many more.
He started his own record label called Bread Winners’ Association adding some of the amount in his bank account.
Kevin Gates,32 has a long career of nearly 10 years as of 2018 and has managed to accumulate a large lump of money and fame throughout.
The Kevin Gates Net Worth in the year 2018 is estimated at around an amount of around $1 million.
He has bagged a lot of Awards and honors for his mixtapes that became the reason of his fame and The Kevin Gates net worth that he has accumulated over the time.