Kevin Jerome Gilyard known by his stage name as Kevin Gates is an American rapper, singer and entrepreneur. Born on February 5, 1986 in Louisiana, Kevin began his career in 2005 by signing with Dead Game Records. He collaborated with Boosie Badazz and Webbie on his first mixtape “Pick of Da Litter” in 2007. In 2013, he released his mixtape “The Luca Brasi Story” and it contained song like Wylin and Stranger Than Fiction. Kevin then released his debut studio album “Islah” in January 2016 and the album peaked at number 2 on the US Billboard 200 chart. In overall Kevin has released 13 mixtapes including Stranger Than Fiction, By Any Means, Luca Brasi 2 all of which peaked in the top 40 of the Billboard 200 chart.
Full Name: Kevin Jerome Gilyard
Nick Name: Kevin, Kevin Gates
Born Place: Louisiana, United States
Date of Birth: February 5, 1986
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Occupation: Rapper, Singer and Entrepreneur
Race/ Ethnicity: Black
Kevin Gates Height Weight and Body Details
Height: 6 ft 2 in or 188 cm
Weight: 92 kg or 203 pounds
Chest size: 40 inches or 102 cm
Waist Size: 33 inches or 84 cm
Biceps /Arms size: 14 inches or 35.5 cm
Tattoos: He has tattoos on his forehead and in his hand
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Kevin Gates Net Worth: Kevin Gates Net Worth is estimated to be around $1 million
Kevin Gates Wife /Girlfriend: He is married to Dreka Gates. The duo married in 2015 and have two children named Khaza Kamil Gates and Islah Koren Gates.
His previous relationships: None
Snoop Dogg, Bone Thugs-n-Harmony, Notorious B.I.G, Dr. Dre are his musical idols.
He has collaborated with rappers like Rico Love, Boobie Black, Plies, Ty Dolla Sigh, Starlito, Percy Keith, Lil Bibby and Juicy J.
Kevin spent 31 months in prison between 2008 and 2011.
Gates was charged with battery charges for kicking a fan in the summer of 2015 while he was performing on stage at an event in Florida.