How much is Yo Gotti worth?
|Net Worth:||$5.5 Million|
|Date of Birth:||May 27, 1981|
|Country:||United States of America|
Who Is Yo Gotti
Yo Gotti is the stage name of Mario Sentell Gilden Mims. He is an American rapper, record producer, and songwriter who began his career in 1996. He has released 13 studio albums, 25 mixtapes, and multiple number-one hits. Besides his solo projects, the millionaire is known for his collaborations with the likes of Lil Wayne, Birdman, Travis Scott, Kanye West, Nicki Minaj, and other successful rappers.
How did Yo Gotti earn his net worth?
Yo Gotti became rich with the release of his major-label album “Life”. The album itself was met with positive reviews and from the sales, promotions, and streams, it helped him earn more than $5,000 in total. In 2005, he began releasing both solo singles and collaborations with other artists. Around that time, he collaborated with the likes of Lil Wayne, Bun B, Birdman, and Pretty Ricky for the creation of several chart-topping songs. In 2006, he released his fifth album – “Back to the Basics” from which he earned another $5,000.
In 2009, at the peak of his career, Yo Gotti released his singles “5 Star” and “Women Lie, “Men Lie” (which features Lil Wayne). Both songs became his first singles to receive gold certifications by the RIAA. Throughout the early 2010s, he continued to release gold-certified hits such as “Act Right” and released his sixth studio album called “Live from the Kitchen”. The album became his first project to receive gold certification by the RIAA for selling more than 500,000 units. At that time, Yo Gotti’s net worth was reported to exceed $5 million.
Why is he so famous?
The rapper became famous in the 1990s when he first began creating and producing his own songs. Mario was born on May 19, 1981, in Memphis, Tennessee. He was raised in the Ridgecrest Apartments located in the Frayser neighborhood. At the age of 14, after he met DJ Sound and his group, he began rapping under the stage name Lil Yo. After he signed a record deal with the labels “Crime Lordz” and “Gimi Sum”, he released his debut studio album titled “Youngsta is on a Come Up”.
Starting the new decade, in the year of 2000, he signed a record deal with the label “Inevitable” through which he released his next two albums – “From the Drop Game to the Rap Game” and “Self-Explanatory”. The rapper’s first three studio projects weren’t commercially successful but they still helped him receive a lot of popularity in the US. In 2003, he joined the TVT label and released his fourth studio album titled “Life”. The album became his first major-label album, which was a commercial success.
What makes him so successful?
What makes the rapper and record producer so successful are his many hip hop projects. In the early 2010s, he rose to stardom with the release of gold-certified singles and albums. In 2012, he founded his own record label titled CMG, which stands for Collective Music Group (and its previous name was Cocaine Muzik Group).
Shortly after the label was found, in November 2013, he released his album “I Am”. In February 2016, he released by far his most successful album called “The Art of Hustle”. Gotti’s most recent albums are “I Still Am” from October 2017 and “Untrapped” from January 2020. Apart from creating his own music projects, after establishing his own label, the rapper helped several rising stars become popular hip hop rappers. Among some of the artists that he signed to his label and helped are Black Youngsta, Moneybagg Yo, 42 Bugg, Blocboy JB, and Big Boogie to name a few.
Concurrently with rapping and producing records, Yo Gotti is also known for taking part in a number of television series, realities, and documentaries. His first television appearance was in 2006 episode of the series “Showtime at the Apollo”. Among some of his other notable appearances are in the likes of “The Real”, “Jimmy Kimmel Live!”, Jimmy Kimmel’s “The Tonight Show” and “Ridiculousness”.
Yo Gotti is one of the most famous and richest rappers in the United States. He started his career more than 20 years ago and since then, has created multiple gold-certified projects, including singles, albums, and mixtapes. Now, at the peak of his career, he continues to build his legacy and produce music for both himself and other artists.