NBA YoungBoy who is also known by his several other names such as YoungBoy Never Broke Again or YounBoy is an American rapper and a songwriter. His birth name is Kentrell DeSean Gaulden who released his debut mixtape Life Before Fame in 2014 when he was 14 years old.
After that, he released several other singles and mixtapes but rose to huge fame with the release of the song Outside Today in 2018. Let us have a brief look at the life, career, and net worth of YoungBoy Never Broke Again in 2020.
Early Life & Biography
Kentrell DeSean Gaulden was born on October 20, 1999, in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, the United States. His grandmother raised him as his father was sentenced to 55 years in prison. Gaulden broke his neck when he was a child in a fight and was forced to wear a head brace which left a scar on his forehead.
He left school when he was 14 only to be arrested by the police for robbery. He spent his time at the prison writing songs, and when he was released from the prison, his grandma died. Gaulden then paired up with fellow rapper 3Three and involved in petty crimes to cover his studio expenses.
Though Gaulden is only 18 years of age right now, he is the father of four children namely Kayden, Kamron, Taylin, and Kamiri. His four sons were born to his three different girlfriends namely Starr Dejanee, Niya, and Nisha.
Career, Awards & Nominations
YoungBoy released his first mixtape in 2014 which was titled Life Before Fame. It was followed by other mixtapes such as Mind of a Menace, Mind of a Menace 2, and Mind of a Menace 3 and YoungBoy was noted through his 2016 mixtape 38 Baby.
He was arrested in December 2016 for attempt murder, and while he was at the jail, he released the singles Win or Lose, Don’t Matter, and Too Much. He was released from jail in May 2017 and in July he released a video for his song 41 featuring Young Thug, 21 Savage, and Meek Mill.
His mixtape AI YoungBoy charted at 24 on Billboard 200 and its single No Smoke peaked at number 61. On April 27, 2018, he released his debut studio album Until death Call My Name preceded by its single Outside Today in January 2018 which peaked at #31 on Billboard Hot 100.
Net Worth & Earnings
The talented teen singer NBA YoungBoy has earned quite a good amount of wealth at the age of 18 which is why he was able to pay the bail amount of $75,000 in March 2018. NBA YoungBoy’s musical career and other touring performances have earned him a net worth of $1.5 million which is expected to raise if he solely concentrates on his career putting an end to criminal activities.
NBA YoungBoy is truly a gifted rapper would have attained even more fame and success if he managed to suppress his infamous behaviors. He is still young, and there is plenty of time for him to move towards a change which will help him achieve a decorated career.