Yo Gotti is popularly known across the world as an American rapper. He has released hit rap songs and albums over the span of his musical career. The most notable ones are From Da Dope Game 2 Da Rap Game and The Art of Hustle. Here is a quick review of net worth of Yo Gotti in 2019.
Early Life & Biography
Gotti was born in Memphis, Tennessee in 1981 on May. His real name is Mario Mims but got his stage name, Yo Gotti from his ghetto lifestyle. He was brought up in a neighborhood known for notorious crimes, Ridgecrest Apartments of Frayser. This meant that his early life was engraved in problems related to crimes. His whole family was in one way or the other involved in crime as it was the only way they could earn a living. Also, he was also involved in crime. He developed a passion for rapping when just 14 years when he joined a crew. The crew was Dj sound and a couple of other members.
His first wife was Lakeisha Mims with whom they had a son and two girls. But this was just based on rumors. He was afterward engaged to Jammie Moses and had three children, but it has since been reported that they separated.
Career, Awards, & Nominations
Yo Gotti released his debut studio album ‘live from the kitchen’ in 2012. ’5 Star’ which was a single in the album was a hit and did well competitively as it was featured in the hot 100. The album also featured other single hits like ‘women lie, men lie’ which he featured Lil Wayne, look in the mirror. The album as a whole was a huge success although Gotti opted to leave RCA records as he felt that the sales of the album were too poor. He also released mixtapes in the same year; the world is yours is one of them.
Before his debut studio album, Yo Gotti had earlier released solo albums from da dope game2 da rap game, self-explanatory, life and back two da basics in 200, 2001, 2003 and 2006 respectively. He signed a contract with epic records which was for the distribution of his work in 2013. He also named the title of his next album ‘I am’ in which he released songs like act right, king shit, and cold blood. He also inspired a tour around the country to promote the album.
The album ‘the art of hustle’ in 2016 was a massive success as it was ranked 4th on the billboard 200. Since then he has collaborated with several artists and also notably released a mixtape in his name ‘Gotti made it.’ Gotti is also the president and CEO of CMG records in which he is the founder member.
Gotti has not received many major awards, but he is credited for a very inspiring rise to fame. However he has received several nominations for awards like BET Hip Hop Awards for the best album’ I Am’ and BET hip hop awards in the best collabo, group and best mixtape categories last year.
Net Worth & Earnings
Yo Gotti has an estimated net worth of around $6 million. This wealth has been realized through his music career by the sale of his albums, singles and also mix tapes. Also, he has performed in some shows and concerts that have done equally well.
Yo Gotti has since let his childhood experiences serve as an inspiration to his music career and has built a legacy for himself. He is an example that everything is possible. To back him up is his wide talent which has served him well.