Kevin Gates Biography
Kevin Jerome Gilyard was born in The United States on 5 February 1986. He is an American Singer-Songwriter and Rapper. He is Famously known as kelvin Gates. He has a collection of musical records including Islah (2016), I’m Him (2019), and Khaza (2022).
Kelvin Gates has two children, Islah and Khazahe named after his records. he is married to an Entrepreneur Dreka Haynes.
Kelvin Gates Profile Overview
Name: Kevin Jerome Gilyard
Nickname: Kelvin Gates
Date of birth: February 5, 1986
Place of birth: United States
Years active: 2007–present
Education: Baton Rouge Community College.
Occupations: Rapper, singer, songwriter, entrepreneur
Music Genres: Hip hop
Record Labels: Atlantic, Bread Winners’, Dead Game
Family: (Spouse) Dreka Haynes (m. 2015)
Kelvin Gates Early Life And Career
Kevin Jerome Gilyard also known as kelvin Gates was born in America he grew up with his parents of Moroccan and Puerto Rican descent.
Gates had an often troubled upbringing and was arrested in 1999 at the age of 13 for Driving in a stolen vehicle as a passenger. At age 14 he lost his father to complications from AIDS. He attended Baton Rouge Community College.
In 2007 Kelvin Gates started his Music Career by joining a Record Label belonging to the area he lives called Dead Game Records.
Boosie Badazz and Webbie collaborated on Gates’ first mixtape, Pick of Da Litter, in 2007.
Gates and Boosie were incarcerated in separate cases, effectively pausing Gates’ music career in 2008. Gate He spent 2 years and 7 months in prison between the years 2008 and 2011. he earned a master’s degree in psychology through a prison program.
Gates began working on music again almost immediately after he was released from prison due to his good behavior.
Kelvin Gates also caught the eye of famous American Rapper Lil Wayne’s record label, Young Money Entertainment. Gates was signed to the firm’s management later that year. Despite being signed to management, Gates never signed a record deal with Young Money. However, he notes that it was Birdman who gave him the idea to later establish his label, called the Bread Winners Association.
In January 2016 he released His debut studio album, Islah, and it sits at number two on the United States Billboard 200 chart. Earlier before Islah, Gates also released mixtapes, including Stranger Than Fiction, By Any Means, and Luca Brasi 2, all of which sit in the top 40 on the Billboard 200 chart.
Kelvin Gates Movies
Kevin Gates starred in Films including, Suicide Squad (2016), Furious 7 (2015), and F9: The Fast Saga (2021).
Kelvin Gates’s Net worth
Kelvin Gates’s Net worth is estimated to be 2 million dollars approx.
Kelvin Gates Height
Kelvin Gates Stands at a height of 1.8m/180cm.
Kelvin Gate Age
Kelvin Gates was born in the 80s he is 36 years old as of 2022.
Kelvin Gates wife
Kelvin Gates is married to Dreka Haynes Gates. She is an entrepreneur who owns Dreka wellness visit her Instagram account to view more on @Drekawellness a brand created to promote body wellness for everyone.
Dreka Gates also owns BE provisionmi. She was nominated for the most influential brand of the year cannabis woman of the year 2022. She has two children for kelvin Gates.
Kelvin Gates Twitter
Kelvin Gates has over 1.9 million followers on Twitter to view gates tweets and photos visit Kelvin Gates’s Twitter account @iamkelvingates
Kelvin Gates Instagram
Kelvin Gates’s Instagram account @iamkelvingates is deleted he had 10.5 million followers on IG. You can visit the kelvin Gates and Dreka Gates Foundation account on IG @kdgfoundation the account has over 25.1k followers. The foundation is a nonprofit organization.