NBA YoungBoy’s Net Worth: Where He Made His Money, How Many Kids He Has, and More

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Last updated on August 4th, 2023 at 06:06 am

Some know NBA YoungBoy as an American rapper famous for songs like “Outside Today” and “Bandit,” but most of the public also knows him as an individual who went to prison for first-degree murder in 2016 when he was just 17 years old. For as young as he is, NBA YoungBoy has an impressive net worth. But where did it come from?

Read on to learn all about NBA YoungBoy and his net worth.

What is NBA YoungBoy’s Real Name?

NBA YoungBoy was born with the name Kentrell DeSean Gaulden. When he began to rap is when he took on the name NBA YoungBoy which is an abbreviation for YoungBoy Never Broke Again.

Where is NBA YoungBoy From?

NBA YoungBoy was born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Not much is known about his past other than the fact that his dad when to prison for a 55-year sentence when NBA YoungBoy was very young. As a result, his grandmother raised him.

When is NBA YoungBoy’s Birthday?

NBA YoungBoy was born on October 20th, 1999, meaning he really is quite the young boy in the world of rap!

How Tall is NBA YoungBoy?

NBA YoungBoy is 5’8” or 1.73 meters tall, meaning he is one of the shorter rap kings in the same realm as Kanye West, Eminem, Ice Cube, and T-Pain, all of which are 5’8” in height.

How Much is NBA YoungBoy Worth?

NBA YoungBoy’s net worth is $6 million as of 2022.


Why was NBA YoungBoy in Jail?

Unfortunately, NBA YoungBoy’s life has not been crime free. When he was in 9th grade, he was arrested for a robbery and sent to a juvenile detention center.

After his release, he and his studio partner NBA 3Three (aka OG 3Three) often committed crimes in order to afford studio time.

This all came to a head when in 2016, NBA YoungBoy was arrested on suspicion of first-degree murder after he and his friends committed a drive-by shooting. Being incarcerated didn’t stop him, though, and he continued to release music while in prison until his release in May 2017.

In February 2018, NBA YoungBoy was arrested for an alleged assault, and he remained in jail for a month. As a result, he was sentenced to 14 months of house arrest due to violating his parole. This didn’t stop him from continuing to record music at home.

One of these songs was “Bandit,” which he recorded with Juice Wrld, and it is known as one of the last songs recorded before the artist’s death.

In 2020 he was again arrested, this time for suspected drug dealing and firearms possession. Stemming from the previous 2018 incident. The police came after NBA YoungBoy in 2021, an event that ended with a foot chase of the star. Eventually, the charges were dropped.

How Many Kids Does NBA YoungBoy Have?

Even though he was born in 1999, NBA YoungBoy has been busy and currently has 8 children with a total of 7 different women. He also has a son that isn’t his, but he treats him like a son. Their names are:

  • Kayden (2016)
  • Kamron (2016, but he is not the biological father)
  • Taylin (2017)
  • Kamiri (2017)
  • Kacey (2019)
  • Armani (Same mother as Kayden, birth details unknown)
  • Kodi (2020)
  • Kentrell Jr. (2021)
  • Kaell (2021)

It is suspected that the star has even more children with other women that are unknown to the press. There is also a possibility he has a 9th child, but the paternity has not been verified. 

Who is NBA YoungBoy Dating?

As you can see from his many children with many different women, NBA YoungBoy gets around. He even states himself that he currently isn’t dating anyone and prefers to spend time with lots of different women.

Who is NBA YoungBoy Signed to?

NBA YoungBoy started out being signed to Atlantic Records but left the label in April 2022 because he believed Atlantic Records didn’t have integrity. Shortly after, he terminated his deal with ASCAP as well and currently performs under Global Music Rights.

NBA YoungBoy and Lil Baby Feud

Although the two rappers have recorded songs together like “One Shot” and “Cross Me,” the two apparently have a feud. In 2022, Lil Durk released a song, “AHHH Ha” which dissed NBA YoungBoy.

Shortly after, NBA YoungBoy released “I Hate YoungBoy,” a song about how much he dislikes Lil Durk, Gucci Mane, and Lil Baby, among a bunch of other famous rappers.


Where Did NBA YoungBoy Get His Scars?

The scars on NBA YoungBoy’s forehead came from wearing a neck brace when he was little. He had to do so because he broke his neck wrestling


Written by Hope Davis

Long-time music lover Hope became a full-time writer in 2020 after being laid off from her regular job due to COVID-19. She now spends her time traveling the world to see her favorite bands while writing about them!


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