Yo Gotti Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 19 Dec, 2017
Facts of Yo Gotti
Date of Birth: 1981 , May-19
Age: 37 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 5 Feet 7 Inch
Name Yo Gotti
Birth Name Mario Mims
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Memphis
Ethnicity Black
Profession Rapper
Working For Collective Epic Roc
Net Worth f $5 million
Famous for Lil Yo
Married Yes
Married to Lakeisha Mims
Children 2 children
Divorce Yes
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Synopsis

An American rapper, Mario Mims is better known by his stage name Yo Gotti. He is best known for his album: Da Rap Game, self-explanatory, Life,  Live from the Kitchen, I Am, and The Art of Hustle.

Early life

Mario Mims was born on May 19, 1981, in Memphis, Tennessee, United States. Mario grew up in Ridgecrest Apartments of Frayser, Memphis with his parents. His family was of the middle-class. His father was a gym instructor and his mother was of South African origin.

 He was so much interested in music from the age of 14.  In his early life, he was known as Lil YO and Affiliated with DJ Sounds of his crew.

Career

Mario began his music career at the age of 14. He released a string of independent albums between 2000 and 2006 including Da Dope Game 2 Da Rap Game (2000), Self Expanatory (2001), Life (2003) and Back 2 da Basics (2006).

After several years, Mario released his another album: Live From the Kitchen on January 10, 2012. The album’s original title “5 Star”, was released on May 20, 2009.

The second album of this song “Women Lie, Men Lie” was released on December 11, 2009.  And the third single “Look In the Mirror” was released 7 months after the second single On July 27, 2010.

Mario founded a record level company named CMG. He is currently the President and CEO of this company.

Mario and his label CGM signed a distribution deal with Epic Records from longtime business partner L.A. Reid. The song “Act Right” and “I Am” was released for Rhythmic contemporary radio airplay on June 25, 2013.

On February 1, 2016, Mario released the Official cover art for both standard and deluxe version of The Art of Hustle. On February 19, 2016, this album was released and was peaked at number 4 on the Billboard 200.

Singer Meghan Trainor released the third single from his second major-label album, Thank You. In 2016, Mario closed out the deal with Jay-Z and his Roc Nation label.

Personal Life

Regarding personal life, Mario is a married man. He got married to Lakeisha Mims.

After living together for few years the couple decided to separate from each other. Mario got divorced with his wife without sighting any reason behind their separation.

While living together, the couple was blessed with two children and from some sources, it is found that the children are in the custody of their father.

 After Lakeisha and before Lakeisha there is no any information about his affair/girlfriend and other serious relationships.

Net worth

Mario is an American rapper who has a net worth of $5 million. He might be getting good earning selling his albums since he is successful in his professional career. In 2012, he earned $78K from selling his records and albums. In 2013, he took home $1.02 million and $1.17 million in 2014. 

In 2015, his annual income was $1.3 million. In 2016, he released his fifth studio album The Art of Hustle which went in US Billboard Top 200. The album has sold over 45000 copies to date and collected over $200K from its sales. 

At the end of 2016, he signed $3000,000 deal with Jay Z and his record label, Roc Nation, however, the details has not revealed. 

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