More Details on Kevin Details: His Age, Bio, HighSchool Love and Wife (Drek), Kids, Net Worth, Height
The story of Kevin Gates revolves around the average street teenager, who finds himself in wild and chaotic surroundings with all kinds of social vices including the use of firearms, narcotics, and the use gangsters, who in no way dissuaded his inert desire in his musical career from making the best of him.
But his then-friend, who became his wife at length, rescued him. His songs reflect his experiences in street survival, as most Black Americans have to do. Over the years, this rap figure has been able to carry his songs to charts in American music charts despite his moves from prisoners to the studio. Read more about the history, age, spouse, divorce, etc. of Kevin Gates.
Kevin Gates’s Age, Bio, Career
Born on January 5, 1986, in the United States of America. Kevin Jerome Gilyard was born on April 28, 1986. He is an ethnically African-American and an American. There are rumors that Kevin has 2 brothers who are both older.
He studied at Baton Rouge College where his brilliance was noted. While his knee interest in rap and participation in music dropped considerably along the line, his school grades fell. Later, during his tenure in the stock house (jail) in 2008 and 2011, he earned his master’s degree in psychology.
His musical career began in 2005 with Kevin Gates signing on to a local Dead Game Records label. In 2007, he and two others from Baton Rouge recorded his first songs. His forthcoming life slowed down, regrettably, due to several court charges against him that brought him from 18 to 30 months into jail.
His last call to the jail came in 2015 after a film picking a woman fan on his chest for his shorts, but after serving for one year, 6 months behind bars on the grounds of shown good conduct, he was released in January 2018.
Kevin’s job was Pick Up Da Litter, an interlude that he collaborated with the native Webbie and Boosie Badazz of his place. The tape was released in 2007, and in 2008 another mixtape named All or Nuthin was immediately followed. Starting in 2013, he launched his personal mixtapes, which saw about 16 mixtapes and 2 extended plays, a number of 21 individuals, and an album influenced by his daughter Islah drop.
Stranger Than Fiction (2013) was ranked at 7 on US rap charts, 2 phones (2016) was ranked at 2 on US rap, and were also twice platinum-certified by RIAA. Really Really (2016), while it placed #9 on the USA Rap Charts, had the same destiny as 2 Phone.
Islah’s studio album was not only certified platinum but also #1 on the US Rap chart. He did not do poorly with his 2018 songs as the No. 3 single on the US Rap chart was found by Luca Brasi 3. He has also enjoyed a great ranking in the music charts over the years and has collaborated with many other artists, including Moneybagg Yo, Ty Dolla Sign, Doe B, Plies, Lil Waynes, Starlito, Rico Love, and Chris Brown.
Kevin Gates has formed his own record label, the Bread Winners’ Association, where he releases most of his songs since quitting his last record labels.
How Much Does Kevin Gates Earn?
As of 2017, the net value of Kevin Gates was valued at 1,5 million dollars, and his cartographic tracks have since increased tangibly. He made his own money by making record sales, streaming his work online, taking advantage of concerts or shows that are paid between $15,000 and $30,000 per event, and making proceeds from a drink of energy – I do not get tired.
Kevin Gates’s Body Measurement
The height of Kevin Gates is about 6 feet and 2 inches (1.88 m) high and weighs approximately 80 kg (176 lbs). Details of his other body measurements are not available at the moment, although we know his upper body and his wife’s upper body have numerous tattoos.
Mom, wife, and children’s info
Kevin Gates’ mama is Martha Green Gates who was in 8th grade and who related him to his father, but his father sadly died of a disease at the age of 17. When he went into the street to hustle he didn’t spend too much time with his mother. However, we know that after his father’s death his mother remarried.
The rapper married Shadreka Centauri Haynes Gates, his longstanding girlfriend and popularly known as ‘Dreka.’ They met at high school when Dreka but began to go to school.
For them at the time, things were incredibly difficult. Dreka’s parents were well-pleased financially and wanted her to study to become a doctor, but when she was admitted to medicine, she found out that her interest was tilted to the fashion that led her to leave university. This act irritated her parents who reduced her financial support. She started to fend for herself subsequently.
Her passion for Kevin Gates took her to the clubs every night, tipping DJs into the song of Kevin Gates. Dreka collaborated with her husband Kevin Gates and her husband’s musical career before launching and managing the Bread Winner’s Association Record Label. Indeed, Dreka is the secret to Kevin Gates’ success in his career. The lovely couple has two children named Islah Koren Gates and Khaza Kamil Gates. The Muslim men are both Kevin and his wife.
Kevin Gates acknowledged having more children with other women in an interview with a New York-based magazine in 2013. He didn’t disclose who they are, though. Despite his disclosure, there was no divorce between the pair.