NBA YoungBoy’s real name is Kentrell DeSean Gaulden, he is an American Rapper, Singer, Musician, and Song Writer. NBA YoungBoy is the most popping rapper in this generation, unlike other celebrities, he did not have a luxurious life during his childhood, we all know him from his baby mama problems and memes. During his childhood, he was raised by his grandmother and his dad was his sentence was 55 years in state prison, NBA YoungBoy had to spent a lot of his time on the streets and involved in street life and got through a lot of tough times grown up in his neighborhood. NBA Youngboy never enjoyed his school days, he was drooped out from 9th grade but still just for namesake and also to be a better example to his little brother Ken Gaulden he got a high school diploma. He says “I HATE SCHOOL, I REALLY DON’T THINK ITS IMPORTANT. I GOT MONEY WITHOUT SCHOOL. YOU GO TO SCHOOL TO BECOME SOMEBODY AND GET A JOB AND GET SOME DECENT MONEY, I GOT IT WITHOUT IT.”
He started his music career at the very young age of 14, he used a microphone to record songs which he got from Walmart, his first workplace. NBA Youngboy was always in the mindset of making money, so once he was arrested on a robbery charge and was sent to Tallulah, Louisiana detention center. During his time in the detention center, he began to write songs for his upcoming project, at the of his release from the detention center his mother passed away due to heart failure. In 2016, the NBA YoungBoy was again arrested for the first-degree murder charge in Austin, Texas, he was arrested for a drive-by shooting and was taken to Louisiana, East Baton Rouge Parish. While in the prison NBA Youngboy released many hit songs like “Win or Lose”, “Too Much” and “Don’t Matter”. Later, in 2017, the rapper was released from prison. On Aug 3 2017 after one week of his release from jail, he released his mixtape The single, “Untouchable”, and the song was a smash hit that had over 132 million views on YouTube and which charted at 24 on the Billboard 200 and 95 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. Despite all the struggles that he got through during his young age, he is now one of the most popular Rapper’s in America and he is no longer leading a normal life, all his music discusses the struggles of living in society. NBA YoungBoy has accomplished a lot and now he can happily look after his family and children.
October 20, 1999
21 years old
5 feet 8 inches tall
$8 Million USD
NBA Youngboy is an American Rapper, Singer, Musician, and Song Writer. He has around 29.8k followers on Instagram and his YouTube channel “YoungBoy Never Broke Again” holds 9.23M subscribers which started on Jan 4, 2015. He released eight independent mixtapes. NBA Youngboy started his music career when he was 14 years old, he uses to records songs using a microphone which he bought from Walmart, his first mixtapes were released in 2015 “Life Before Fame” along with this the other three mixtapes released were “Before I Go”, “Mind of a Menace” and “Mind of a Menace 2”. In 2016 October, he got eminent by a mixtape “38 Baby” and in Nov 2016, he released “Mind of a Menace 3”. NBA Youngboy attracted attention after all his hit Mixtapes including “song-for-song rap beef”.
In 2016, the NBA YoungBoy was arrested for the first-degree murder charge in Austin, Texas, he was arrested for a drive-by shooting and was taken to Louisiana, East Baton Rouge Parish. While in the prison NBA Young boy released many hit songs like “Win or Lose”, “Too Much” and “Don’t Matter”. Later, in 2017, the rapper was released from prison. On Aug 3 2017 after one week of his release from jail, he released his mixtape The single, “Untouchable”, and the song was a smash hit that had over 132 million views on YouTube and which charted at 24 on the Billboard 200 and 95 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. In 2017, he released another song “41” along with notable artists like Young Thug, Meek Mill, Yo Gotti, and Boosie Badazz. On Aug 13, 2017, he released a Mixtape “A.I. YoungBoy” which peaked at number on the Billboard 200 and charted at 24, and in August 2017, the second mixtape released “No Smoke”, which peaked at number 61 on the Billboard Hot 100.
How old is NBA Youngboy? He was born on October 20, 1999, in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, the U.S.A, he is 21 years old. He is the son of Sherhonda Gaulden (Mother) and his father’s name is unknown, during his birth his father was serving 55-year in prison. He has two siblings Telee Gaulden and Ken Gaulden.
NBA YoungBoy currently in a relationship with Yaya Mayweather who is the daughter of Floyd Mayweather boxing legend. NBA YoungBoy is the father of seven children wherein 5 sons and 2 daughters, he has children with seven different women. In January 2021 The couple welcomed their 1st baby.
The estimated Net Worth of NBA Youngboy is around $8 Million USD.
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