Kevin Gates

What is Kevin Gates’ net worth?

Net Worth:

$1 Million


36 years old


February 5, 1986




1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)

Country of Origin:

United States of America

Source of Wealth:

Professional Rapper

Last Updated:

November, 2022

Kevin Gates is an entrepreneur, rapper, and singer from the United States. He is currently signed to Bread Winners’ Association and Atlantic Records. Gates is best known for his debut album, “Islah,” as well as his mixtapes “Stranger Than Fiction,” “By Any Means,” and “Luca Brasi 2.” Gates was a top rapper in the music industry, but his name has been linked to a number of controversies and scandals.

How much is the Net Worth of Kevin Gates?

Kevin Gates, the controversial rapper, has amassed a sizable fortune from his musical career. Through his numerous mixtapes and albums, Gates has amassed a large fortune in the millions of dollars. He also makes money from his concerts and shows, which cost between $15,000 and $30,000.

Gates is well-off, with an estimated net worth of $1 million. Gates even has his own energy drink, “I Don’t Get Tired,” which brings in a few dollars. Without a doubt, Gates is living a lavish lifestyle thanks to his multibillion-dollar fortune. Gates owns a Porsche 911, a Corvette ZR1, and a Corvette ZO1 among his many automobiles.

 What makes Kevin Gates Famous?

  • Famous for his album, “Islah“.
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When and Where was Kevin Gates Born?

He was born in the United States on February 5, 1986, in New Orleans, Louisiana. Kevin Jerome Gilyard was Gates’ birth name. He is an American citizen. Gates is of African-American ancestry, with Moroccan and Puerto Rican ancestors, and his zodiac sign is Aquarius.

Gates and his family relocated to Baton Rouge shortly after Kevin was born. Martha Green Gates, Kevin’s mother, raised him and his two younger siblings. Gates grew up in a poor neighborhood and had a turbulent childhood, as he was arrested for the first time at the age of 13 in 1999 for “joyriding” as a passenger.

Gates only attended Baton Rouge Community College for a short time before his father died of illness, causing Kevin to have a difficult time.

Kevin, on the other hand, has always loved music and began rapping when he was 14 years old. Furthermore, in 2011, Gates completed a Master’s degree in Psychology through a prison program.

 Career Highlights of Kevin Gates

Here are some of the best highlights of Kevin Gates career:

    • Billboard Music Awards (Top Rap Album “Islah” 2017)
    • iHeartRadio Music Awards (Best New Hip-Hop Artist, 2017)
    • “Had To” Music Video (2017)
    • Islah Debut Studio Album (2016)
    • “2 Phones” (2016)
    • “Really Really” (2018)
    • “Change Lanes” (2018)
American rapper Kevin Gates. Source:

Controversies and Scandals:

Kevin Gates, 33, has been involved in a number of controversies and scandals over the course of his career. Gates was added to the “hate list” of people who have received a lot of bad press after admitting to having sexual relations with his cousin. Gates was sentenced to 31 months in prison in 2008, and in 2015, he was released.

For kicking a fan during a stage performance, Gates was charged with battery. He was found guilty of the charge and sentenced to 180 days in prison on October 26, 2016. Gates was sentenced to 30 months in prison in 2017 for gun charges stemming from an incident in 2013.

Who is Kevin Gates Married to? Who is the wife of Kevin Gates?

Dreka Haynes, his longtime girlfriend, is his wife. On October 17, 2015, Kevin and Dreka married. Islah Karen and Khaza Kamil Gates are the couple’s two children.

Since September 2016, Gates, his wife, and their children have converted to Islam.

How Tall is Kevin Gates?

He is tall, dark, and handsome, with an average body build. Gates is 6 feet 2 inches (1.88 meters) tall and weighs around 80 kilograms (176 lbs). He is a dark-skinned man with dark brown eyes and black hair. Gates is also known for his tattoos, which he has all over his body.

Favorite Quotes from Kevin Gates

“Anything lost, can be found again, except for time wasted. A vision without action is merely a dream. Action, it’s the grind, it’s the hustle, it’s the persistence.” – KevinGates

“Wealth is not of the pocket. It’s of the heart. It’s of the mind. I live like that. You could give me a fish and feed more for a day, but if you teach me to fish, you’ve fed me forever. So that’s really my philosophy with it all.” – KevinGates

“Whatever an individual chooses to do with themselves, long as it doesn’t affect me and they’re respectful with it, I don’t care what they do. Because I’m not perfect and I have flaws, so who would I be to be judgmental?” – KevinGates

“If I tell the truth about me, what can the world say? I’d love to be accepted, but I’m not seeking acceptance. If you are a fan, it’s because you’re a fan of who I am psychological, emotionally, and individually. The world can relate to a human being more than it can relate to a superstar.” – KevinGates

“I’ve had good times and I’ve had bad times and I reminisce, maybe when I lay down, but throughout my day I keep myself engulfed in whatever moment I’m in because it could steer me into a depressed state.” – KevinGates 

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is Kevin Gates worth?

Kevin Gates’ net worth is estimated to be $1 Million.

How old is Kevin Gates?

He was born on February 5, 1986, and is currently 36 years old.

How tall is Kevin Gates?

His height is 1.90 m, which is equal to 6 ft 3 in.


He still has a lot more years left in his career. Gates has shown that instead of talking about problems and put them into words you can use them in music. 

Kevin Gates’ net worth is estimated to be $1 Million As of November 2022, and there’s no doubt that it will increase later in his career. 

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Quick Facts

Celebrated Name Kevin Gates
Age 35 Years
Nick Name Kevin
Birth Name Kevin Jerome Gilyard
Birth Date 1986-02-05
Gender Male
Profession Rapper
Birth Nation United States
Place Of Birth New Orleans, Louisiana
Nationality American
Ethnicity African-American
Horoscope Aquarius
Best Known For For his album, “Islah”
Mother Martha Green Gates
Siblings 2
College / University Baton Rouge Community College
Education Drop out
Marital Status Married
Married Date October 17, 2015
Spouse Dreka Haynes
Children 2
Son Khaza Kamil Gates
Daughter Islah Karen Gates
Net Worth $1.5 Million USD
Body Type Average
Height 6ft. 2inch.(1.88m)
Weight 80kg(176 lbs)
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Dark Brown
Sexual Orientation Straight
Religion Muslim
Career Start 2007
Debut Music Video Pick of Da Litter