YoungBoy: Bio, Career, Family, Net Worth, Girlfriend, & More

Name Kentrell  DeSean Gaulden
Birthday Oct. 20, 1999
Birthplace Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Age 20-years-old
Career Musician, Songwriter
Net Worth $4.5 million
Height 5’9
Weight 70 kg.

 

YoungBoy is a successful and renowned rapper and songwriter who is from the United States. He is also known with the name of NBA YoungBoy.

Meanwhile, there are also those that call him with his complete stage name, which is YoungBoy Never Broke Again, which stands for NBA.

However, that’s not the only thing about him as he has loads of accomplishments that we need to know of, both from his career and life.

If you’re into those kinds of things, then we suggest you read on. Here you’ll learn everything about YoungBoy.

What is YoungBoy’s real name?

YoungBoy wasn’t born with that name, obviously. Instead, he was born with the name of Kentrell  DeSean Gaulden. His birthday is on Oct. 20, 1999.

Meanwhile, his birthplace is in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. His zodiac sign is Libra as well. His ethnicity is African American, while his citizenship is U.S. citizen.

Childhood

Unknown to many, YoungBoy broken his neck when he was still a child. This led him to wear a head brace, albeit temporarily. He was still a toddler during this time.

This is also the reason why he has scars found on his forehead. Furthermore, he had a tough childhood as his dad was jailed for a total of 55 years as soon as he was born.

The reason isn’t known, but it is most likely is a serious criminal offense because of the magnitude of the punishment. Fortunately, he had his grandmother from her mother’s side to take care of him.

And unfortunately, things also didn’t go well for him during his childhood days as he had diverged paths and went to the wrong people. Specifically speaking, he has been jailed due to robbery. He was even locked inside a detention center at Tallulah, Louisiana.

The series of unfortunate events happened from then on as his grandmother died due to the stress that he has caused her.

Specifically speaking, his grandmother died because of heart failure. This happened as soon as he was released from the detention center.

Fortunately, he still had friends to cling to during those times as he headed and stayed with his other friend, 3Three.

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Did YoungBoy finish school?

Knowing that YoungBoy had a hard time in his childhood, it can be said that there’s a huge chance that he hasn’t finished his studies.

There are even reports saying that his educational attainment was only until 9th grade. He then dropped out of school after he decided that the best life choice for him was to venture into the music industry and start a career in it.

Career

YoungBoy already knew that he had the talent in music, specifically in rapping and creating hip hop songs when he was still a child.

He was 14-years-old when he decided to record his own music. He even bought his first microphone from Walmart just for the purpose of fueling his passion and supporting his talent.

He then had the guts ti finally create his very first mixtape which he called as “Life Before Fame.” This was released in 2014.

His work was received positively, which is why he recorded more mixtapes. These are “Mind of a Menace,” “Mind of a Menace 2,” as well as “Mind of a Menace 3.”

His huge hit mixtape called, “38 Baby,” also gained massive success because of the distinctive sound and beat to it. The lyrics also made a lot of sense, especially to those who couuld relate to it.

It even got millions of views on the video-sharing platform, YouTube. After that, he recorded another song which he called as, “Song-for-song Rap Beef.” This was his collaboration with another rapper from Baton Rouge named, Scotty Cain.

But life happened and the many good things that start appearing in his life were overshadowed with an issue when he was arrested for being suspected of murder. This was in Austin, Texas.

Nonetheless, he didn’t let that stop him from furthering his career. He even composed and recorded more songs while in jail.

These are “Win or Lose,” “Don’t Matter,” as well as “Too Much.” Surprisingly, all of his songs still became huge hits in the U.S. It then didn’t take long for him to be released by authorities from jail last May 2017.

As soon as he was released, he recorded another hugely successful song which was titled, “Untouchable.” A music video for another one of his songs called, “41,” was released.

He then launched another song he called as “Al YoungBoy.” It gained massive hits as it made it to the 24th spot in the Billboard Hot 200.

One of his most latest works was the song, “Outside Today.” It made it to the Billboard Hit 100 on its 35th spot.

How much is YoungBoy’s net worth?

 

YoungBoy had been one of the most successful rappers in the music industry. His life story is also a rag to riches story because of his hardships in childhood and how he overcame all of it.

According to sources, he has a net worth of around $4.5 million. The actual figure can even be higher than that if it so happens that he didn’t disclose all of his wealth to the media.

Who is YoungBoy’s girlfriend?

YoungBoy had been known to have dated a number of celebrities. Some of them were Danielle Bregoli and Malu Trevejo.

Does YoungBoy NBA have any children?

Yes, YoungBoy has four kids named Kayden, Kamron, Taylin, and Kamiri from his former girlfriends.

What is YoungBoy’s height and weight?

YoungBoy is tall as he stands at five feet and nine inches. His weight is around 70 kilograms as well. He’s got brown-colored skin that goes well with his black hair and black eyes.

How many followers does YoungBoy have in social media?

YoungBoy NBA got millions of fans. On Instagram alone, he’s got more than four million followers, while another 900,000 followers are on Twitter. On the other hand, there are around 700,000 followers on Facebook.

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