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Kevin Gates

Kevin Jerome Gilyard or known by his stage name Kevin Gates was born February 5, 1986. He is an American rapper, songwriter, singer, and entrepreneur.

Gate is currently signed to Bread Winners’ Association with a partnership with Atlantic Records. His debut studio album named Islah was released in January 2016 and peaked at number two on the US Billboard 200 chart.

Aside from hit album Islah, Gates also released a number of mixtapes which includes Stranger Than Fiction in 2013 , By Any Means, and Luca Brasi 2 in 2014. All of the mentioned albums peaked in the top 40 on the Billboard 200 chart.

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After his successful career in the music industry, he got a net worth of $1 million.

Kevin Gates Wiki/Bio

Kevin Jerome Gilyard or famously known as Kevin Gates, was born in Louisiana on January 5, 1986. He is an African-American.

Kevin Gates Age, Net Worth, Daughter, Quotes, Girlfriend, Kids Mom, Twin Brother

Kevin Gate childhood photo with his mom

Gates pursued a college degree at Baton Rouge Community College where according to his teachers, he was one of the brilliant students. What is interesting about him is he did finish his masters in Psychology while he was in prison between the year 2008 and 2011.

Kevin Gates Age, Net Worth, Daughter, Quotes, Girlfriend, Kids Mom, Twin Brother

Gate entered Baton Rouge Community College

He started his rap and musical career in 2005 in which he signed to a local label called Dead Game Record. He then recorded his first song in 2007 with two others from Baton Rouge.

Kevin Gates Age, Net Worth, Daughter, Quotes, Girlfriend, Kids Mom, Twin Brother

Kevin Gates performing on stage

However, unexpected things happened as his career was suddenly stopped because of his numerous criminal cases against him which led him back and forth in prison for many months.

Kevin Gates Age, Net Worth, Daughter, Quotes, Girlfriend, Kids Mom, Twin Brother

Kevin Gates photo in jail

Full Name/Real Name Kevin Jerome Gilyard
Nickname/Stage Name Kevin Gates
Birthday 5 February 1986
Birth Place New Orleans, United States
Zodiac Sign Aquarius
Net Worth $1 Million
Age (How Old) 37
Weight 94kgs
Height 6 ft 3 in
Currently Live In United States
Debut 2007
Nationality American
Religion Islam
Ethnicity African-American
College Baton Rouge Community College
Profession Rapper
Social Media Accounts Instagram: @iamkevingates

Twitter: @iamkevingates

Facebook: Kevin Gates

Kevin Gates Quotes

Another fun fact about Kevin Gates is that he has so many quotable quotes. He is also a motivational speaker who has list of relatable quotes and the following are his notable saying:

“When you follow your hearts, you will always win”

Kevin Gates Age, Net Worth, Daughter, Quotes, Girlfriend, Kids Mom, Twin Brother

Kevin Gates quote about following ones heart

“Wise men change, fools stays the same”

Kevin Gates Age, Net Worth, Daughter, Quotes, Girlfriend, Kids Mom, Twin Brother

Gates quote about wise and fool men

“Marriage is the most wonderful thing ever”

Kevin Gates Age, Net Worth, Daughter, Quotes, Girlfriend, Kids Mom, Twin Brother

Quote of Kevin Gates about marriage

Kevin Gates Family & Relationships

The beloved mother of Kevin Gates is Martha Green Gates. He only knows a little about his father because he just met him when he was in eighth grade and after that his father passed away from an illness when he was around seventeen years old.

Kevin Gates Age, Net Worth, Daughter, Quotes, Girlfriend, Kids Mom, Twin Brother

Kevin Gates and her mother Martha Green Gates

Kevin Gates has a twin brother whose name is Brandon Gilyard. They shared a close relationship and strong bond however Brandon has chosen not to be included in the same spotlight with his brother Kevin.

Kevin Gates Age, Net Worth, Daughter, Quotes, Girlfriend, Kids Mom, Twin Brother

Kevin’s brother Brandon Gilyard

The American rapper is married to his longtime girlfriend Shadreka Centauri Haynes Gates who is known as Dreka. He first met Dreka when she was still in high school.

Kevin Gates Age, Net Worth, Daughter, Quotes, Girlfriend, Kids Mom, Twin Brother

Kevin and his wife Dreka

Fun fact about Kevin’s wife Dreka, her parents were financially stable which allowed them to send her to medical school to study medicine. However, she did not want to pursue what her parents told her to pursue but instead she chose her passion which was inline with fashion.

Kevin Gates Age, Net Worth, Daughter, Quotes, Girlfriend, Kids Mom, Twin Brother

Dreka Gates Photo

The amazing couple has two children who they named Islah Koren Gates and Khaza Kamil Gates. Another thing fans don’t know about is that both Kevin and his wife are practicing Muslims.

Kevin Gates Age, Net Worth, Daughter, Quotes, Girlfriend, Kids Mom, Twin Brother

Family of Kevin Gates

In an interview, Kevin revealed that he has more children with other women. But he has not revealed who they are and the information about them. In Spite of his revelation to the public, he and Dreka did not divorce.

Kevin Gates Age, Net Worth, Daughter, Quotes, Girlfriend, Kids Mom, Twin Brother

Kevin Gates daughters and his wife Dreka

Father Name
Mother Name Martha Green Gates
Brother Name Brandon Gilyard
Sister Name
Marital Status Married
Wife Name Shadreka Centauri Haynes Gates
Children Islah Koren Gates

Khaza Kamil Gates

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Physical Appearance

Kevin Jerome Gilyard or Kevin Gates as his stage name has striking physical attributes which contributes to his iconic image in the music scene. His height is 6 feet 3 inches and he weighs 94 kilograms.

Kevin Gates Age, Net Worth, Daughter, Quotes, Girlfriend, Kids Mom, Twin Brother

Kevin Gates’ full body picture

The color of his hair is black which is because of his roots as an African-American. His pair of adorable eyes is brown which as for his fans is his greatest asset.

Kevin Gates Age, Net Worth, Daughter, Quotes, Girlfriend, Kids Mom, Twin Brother

Kevin Gates facial features

What Kevin Gates usually wears is oversized hoodies, graphic T-shirts, baggy jeans, and sneakers. His wardrobe has streetwear brands such as  Supreme, Off-White, and Yeezy.

Kevin Gates Age, Net Worth, Daughter, Quotes, Girlfriend, Kids Mom, Twin Brother

Kevin Gates fashion

Not only that, what truly sets Gates apart from others’ looks is his many tattoos that are around his body. As per him, the tattoos he has are more than just art.

Kevin Gates Age, Net Worth, Daughter, Quotes, Girlfriend, Kids Mom, Twin Brother

Kevin Gates tattoos all over his body

According to Kevin Gates, his tattoos are a visual representation of his journey through life, capturing moments, memories, and themes that have shaped him as an artist and as an individual.

Kevin Gates Age, Net Worth, Daughter, Quotes, Girlfriend, Kids Mom, Twin Brother

Gates showing off his tattoos to his concert

Career

Kevin Gates is a rapper who hails all the way from Baton Rouge. He began his career in 2007 when he signed with Dead Game Records.

Kevin Gates Age, Net Worth, Daughter, Quotes, Girlfriend, Kids Mom, Twin Brother

Kevin Gates performing on his concert

Gates collaborated with Boosie Badazz and Webbie on his early mixtapes, Pick of Da Litter and All or Nuthin’. In the year 2008, he and Boosie were jailed, which led him to pause his musical career. During his time in jail, fortunately he redirected himself and finished his masters degree in Psychology.

Kevin Gates Age, Net Worth, Daughter, Quotes, Girlfriend, Kids Mom, Twin Brother

Kevin Gates and his commanding aura on stage

After spending more than 18 months in jail, Gates  continued making music and gained recognition with mixtapes like Make ‘Em Believe. He caught the attention of Young Money Entertainment but didn’t sign a record deal but instead started his label called Bread Winners’ Association.

Kevin Gates Age, Net Worth, Daughter, Quotes, Girlfriend, Kids Mom, Twin Brother

Make Em Believe cover album of Gates

In 2013, Gates released The Luca Brasi Story which was immediately followed by a major label mixtape, Stranger Than Fiction, in 2013. His career gained momentum, and he embarked on the Stranger Than Fiction Tour.

Kevin Gates Age, Net Worth, Daughter, Quotes, Girlfriend, Kids Mom, Twin Brother

Stranger than Fiction album of Gates

However, he then faced another prison stint for parole violations. After his release, he revealed the mixtape called By Any Means and was named a member of XXL’s Freshman Class in 2014.

Kevin Gates Age, Net Worth, Daughter, Quotes, Girlfriend, Kids Mom, Twin Brother

Kevin Gates By Any Means album

Gates achieved commercial success with the single “I Don’t Get Tired” in 2015 and released mixtapes like Luca Brasi 2 and Murder for Hire. His debut studio album, Islah, came out in 2016 and received positive reviews that peaked at number two on the Billboard 200.

Kevin Gates Age, Net Worth, Daughter, Quotes, Girlfriend, Kids Mom, Twin Brother

Kevin Gates Islah album

He continued to release mixtapes and music including By Any Means 2, Chained to the City EP, Only the Generals Gon Understand EP, and singles like “Push It.” In the year 2021, he surprise-released Only the Generals, Pt. II, and teased his third studio album, Khaza, celebrating his family heritage in Puerto Rico.

Kevin Gates Age, Net Worth, Daughter, Quotes, Girlfriend, Kids Mom, Twin Brother

Kevin Gates Push It album

Throughout his career, Kevin Gates faced legal challenges but managed to maintain a successful music career.

Kevin Gates Age, Net Worth, Daughter, Quotes, Girlfriend, Kids Mom, Twin Brother

Kevin Gates while he is singing

Net Worth Summary

The well known American rapper and singer Kevin Gates has a net worth of $1 million. His career blooms with his single music albums and mixtapes and also because of his efforts to collaborate with other notable names in the music industry.

Kevin Gates Age, Net Worth, Daughter, Quotes, Girlfriend, Kids Mom, Twin Brother

Kevin Gates at Houston Concert

His debut album showcases his exceptional talent and stands as a testament to his lyrical prowess which delves into poignant themes such as depression and poverty.

Kevin Gates Age, Net Worth, Daughter, Quotes, Girlfriend, Kids Mom, Twin Brother

Kevin Gates performing in Houston audience and fans

One of the things that makes Kevin Gates’ music standout is his personal experiences with the criminal justice system, particularly his numerous encounters with law enforcement that have led to arrests.

Kevin Gates Age, Net Worth, Daughter, Quotes, Girlfriend, Kids Mom, Twin Brother

Gates enjoying his performance

These life experiences he went through have undoubtedly shaped his artistry that adds depth and authenticity to his lyrics. Kevin Gates has emerged as a respected figure in the music industry in which he captivates audiences with his powerful storytelling and the emotional resonance of his songs.

Kevin Gates Age, Net Worth, Daughter, Quotes, Girlfriend, Kids Mom, Twin Brother

Gates at Boston concert

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