Yo Gotti Biography
|Popular Name:||Yo Gotti|
|Birth Name:||Mario Sentell Gotti Giden Mims|
|Birth Date:||27 May 1981|
|Birth Place:||Memphis, Tennessee, U. S.|
|Profession:||Rapper, Record producer|
|Years active:||2006 till date|
|Net Worth:||$6 Million|
|Last Updated:||April 2020|
The last couple of years have been very fruitful for Yo Gotti, the American rapper from Memphis, Tennessee. He has been making waves in his career not just as a singer and rapper, but also as a producer who is credited with nine albums starting from his debut in 1996. This article discloses Yo Gotti net worth 2020 and biography, and also his professional life, as well as everything pertaining his journey from a young upcoming rapper to stardom.
Yo Gotti’s Early Life
Yo Gotti was born as Mario Sentell Giden Mims on 27 May 1981, in Frayser, North Memphis, Tennessee, United States. His parents were Africans. While his mother was an immigrant from South Africa, his father, a gym instructor, came from Zimbabwe. He was raised by his family alongside his only known sibling, Anthony, his brother.
When mario was in second grade, a raid took place in their house, and his parents and several members of his family were arrested. His childhood was a very tough one, and always described himself as a hustler like his parents.
Despite having a troublesome upbringing, Gotti still attended school. He was a student of South-west Tennessee Community College, Union Avenue Campus. Following the tough life he had as a child, he was determined to make life more meaningful for him. He began to rap when he was 14 years old, and never looked back.
Yo Gotti’s Career
The career of Yo Gotti started when he began to rap with the stage name Lil Yo, at 14 years of age, and he was affiliated with DJ Sounds and his crew. Between the years 2000 and 2006, Yo Gotti found his place in the industry, thereby releasing a number of albums, such as Self Explanatory, From Da Dope Game 2 Da Rap Game, Life, and Back two da Basics. In January 2012, he released what became his major debut studio album, “Life From The Kitchen”. The album’s first single titled 5 Star was widely accepted, as it peaked at 79th spot on the Hot 100 chart. Other singles from the album which also enjoyed success are Look in the Mirror, and Women Lie, Men Lie. Despite the success he has attained with his music, the rapper felt that his last album did not perform as well as he expected, so he parted ways with RCA Records and Polo Grounds Music.
In 2013, Yo Gotti released a sixth studio album titled I Am. The first single on the album was the track “Act Right” which featured Young Jeezy and YG. He went on tours to promote his album, starting from September 14 to November 19. The highest-charting single in his professional career was released in June 2017, and it was the collaborative mixtape “Gotti Made-It”. The lead single from his mixtape which featured Nicki Minaj peaked at number one spot on the Billboard chart.
When citing music as the chief source of Yo Gotti net worth 2020, it is important to note that the rapper’s wealth has also been influenced by his role as a record producer who founded his own label called Collective Music Group, or “CMG”, formerly known as Cocaine Muzik Group. He is currently at the helm of the label as CEO, while his relative, Brandon Mims, is the current president of the label. Artists currently signed to Yo Gotti’s label include
- Snootie Wild
- Blac Youngsta
- Moneybagg Yo
- Blocboy JB
- Zed Zilla
- 42 Dugg
- Lil Migo
- Big Boogie
- Don Trip
- Dre Versace
Yo Gotti’s Albums
The rapper has been credited with nine albums starting from his debut in 1996. His major works include
- From Da Dope Game 2 Da Rap Game (2ooo)
- Self-Explanatory (2001)
- Life (2003)
- Back 2 da Basics (2006)
- Live from the Kitchen (2012)
- I Am (2013)
- The Art of Hustle (2016)
- I Still Am (2017)
- Untrapped (2020)
Awards & Achievements
So far, Gotti has not collected any awards. However, he has received several award nominations, including nominations for two major awards — the Soul Train Music Award, and BET Hip Hop Award both in 2017.
Yo Gotti’s Personal Life
Mario Mims is the father of two daughters and a son, all from three different women. It is deduced from a number of sources that Yo Gotti is in charge of his children who are now living with him.
Yo is presently in a romantic relationship with Jammie Moses.
The 38-year-old weighs 72kg and has a height of 171cm. Black is the colour of his hair and eyes.
Yo Gotti Net Worth
Yo Gotti net worth comprises of all his earnings from the sales of his songs, albums, and concert tickets, as well as from his record company. He has obtained the attention of millions worldwide through his music, while also raking in thousands of dollars every blessed year.
He has a massive collection of costly cars and he owns a Jeep, Bentley, Lamborghini, Rolls Royce, and Ferrari 458 Spider. He also owns a big collection of jewelry, which is worth roughly between $ 0.75 million to $ 1.25 million.
Yo Gotti net worth is pegged at $6 million. His wealth is enabling him enjoy such a well-deserved luxurious life both for himself and his growing family.