Kevin Gates Biography

Biography by ClarencePublished on 21.Feb.2016
Facts of Kevin Gates
Date of Birth: 1986 , February-5
Age:32 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 6 Feet 2 Inch
NameKevin Gates
Birth NameKevin Jerome Gilyard
Birth Place/CityBaton Rouge, Louisiana
Net Worth$ 1 million
Eye ColorBlack
Hair ColorBlack
Weight in KGN/A
Married toShadreka Centuri Haynes (m. 2015)
ChildrenIslah Koren Gates, Khaza Kamil Gates
EducationBaton Rouge Community College
AwardsNot Yet
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Kevin Jerome Gilyard aka Kevin Gates, an American rapper/singer, and entrepreneur, is signed to Dead Game Records and Atlantic Records/Artist Partners. He's been working in the industry since 2007. 

Early Life and Education

Gates was born as Kevin Jerome Gilyard. He was born on February 5, 1986, in New Orleans, Louisiana of the United States and he is currently residing in the same place. He belongs from African-American ethnic background with America nationality.

This popular celebrity is professionally an entrepreneur, rapper as well as singer belonging to his profession.

Kevin started in 2007 till the present time and his labels are Atlantic Records, Dead Game Records as well as Bread Winners Association.

Kevin is currently working in Baton Rouge Louisiana and he spent his early childhood in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. He was first planning to look after his family business but he later changed his mindset and chooses singing as his profession. Kevin mother was working as a nurse in one of the private hospitals of the city.


Kevin started rapping from the very early phase of time. This was started from the time when he was 14 years old belonging to his age. Later he started rapping with Bossie, Badazz as well as Webbie and started gaining the attention and attraction from the people in such.

His story of rhyming started from the year 2007 and from the very moment he started making music as well. His first album was a big hit that made him release his second album which he named as By Any Means, this itself was also a big hit and one after other his progressive career started taking a serious step and position in his career of bio.

Personal Life

Kevin Gates is a married man. He is married to Dreka Gates since 2015. The couple also has two children together; Khaja Kamil Gates and Islah Koren Gates. 

Though Kevin has elaborated about his personal life, he has failed in maintaining his professional life. Therefore, there is no any status mentioning about his affair in any pages and stories. In addition to this as well Kevin also has no any love stories made public.

Kevin is a very positive person by his nature and he is independent. He has been good going with his salary as well. He has also owned his new home in this year and he is planning to gift it to his mother.

Kevin once was caught with the footage of the video where he was found kicking woman during August 30, 2015, in the chest of the women and that was the performance he was making in Lakeland, Florida due to which the woman also made some charges on September 1, 2015.

Net Worth and Body Measurements

Kevin Gates' current net worth is $1.5 million. He is 6 feet 2 inches in tall. He has a perfect body measurement size.