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NBA Youngboy Net Worth: How Rich is the Rapper Actually?



NBA Youngboy Net Worth

NBA YoungBoy is an American rapper from Baton Rouge. He is best known for his hit songs “Win or Loses” and “Outside Today”. Youngboy is also recognized for his mixtape, 38 Baby which went for millions of views on YouTube. NBA Youngboy net worth is estimated at $6 million as of 2023.

Real Name Kentrell DeSean Gaulden
Birthday October 20, 1999
Birthplace Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Profession Rapper
Girlfriend Jazlyn Michelle
Net Worth $6 million

Early life

NBA Youngboy was born Kentrell DeSean Gaulden on the 20th of October, 1999 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. In one of his songs, he cleared out that his dad is serving a 55-year term in prison. Youngboy came to know about the facts related to his father through his uncle. His uncle had told him that his dad was involved in a robbery and was sent to jail when he was 8.

Youngboy’s mother is Sherhonda Gaulden and he is the middle child of her mother. His mom tried to rap herself when she was young. However, later she devoted herself to her married life and forgot about music. NBA revealed that being inspired by his mom, he had started rapping. He wrote his first song when he was 7. Young was raised by his grandmother who died due to heart failure in 2010.

NBA was studying in ninth grade when he dropped out of high school. Then, he was arrested for robbery and later sent to a detention center. While staying in the detention center, he started writing lyrics for his first project. He shifted to his friend’s place, NBA 3Three, with whom, he was involved in acts of criminality. The two would then pay the amount they gathered from criminal acts for studio time.

NBA Youngboy Net Worth & Career

Youngboy produced his first music using a microphone when he was 14. In 2015, he dropped his first mixtape titled “Life Before Fame”. Then, he followed up by releasing other mixtapes such as “Mind of a Menace”, “Mind of a Menace 2” and “Before I Go’. He received attention after the release of his mixtape, 38 Baby in October 2016. Then, in November 2016, he released another mixtape, Mind of a Menace 3, after which, he quickly rose to popularity.

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NBA was arrested on a suspicion of attempted first-degree murder in November 2016. In May 2017, he was released after taking a peal deal. After a week, he dropped the song “Untouchable”. The song became a big hit and charted at 98 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. Afterward, he released a song “No Smoke” which charted at 61 on the Billboard Hot 100. NBA continued his successful music career and released the song “Outside Today” in January 2017, which became his highest charting song.

Youngboy dropped his third studio album, Sincerely Kentrell in September 2021. The album charted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200. In late October 2021, he dropped a number of songs such as Heart and Soul, Alligator Walk, and Blackball. He released his collaborative mixtape with Birdman titled “From the Bayou” on December 10, 2021. Then, he dropped another mixtape “Colors” in January 2022.

Personal Life

NBA Youngboy is currently dating his girlfriend, Jazlyn Mychelle. The wedding rumors of Youngboy and Mychelle started in February 2022. On February 24, his alleged girlfriend, Mychelle flaunted a stunning engagement ring that was purchased by Youngboy for his lady. The engagement ring boasted 30 karats of GIA-certified diamonds surrounded by dozens of smaller glistening stones. However, it’s still not clear whether the two are getting married or not.

Youngboy started dating in Summer of 2020 and have been together since. They welcomed their first child in September 2021. Youngboy has 8 kids in total including two sons Kacey and Kayden who appeared in the music video for his song, Kacey Talk.

NBA was arrested in Baton Rouge on various charges in September 2020. The federal agents arrested him executing a federal warrant stemming from his Baton Rouge arrest charge in March 2021. He was released on a $1.5 million bail in October 2021. Youngboy was found not guilty on federal firearms charges due to a lack of evidence on July 15, 2022.

NBA Youngboy Net Worth Timeline

Year NBA Youngboy Net Worth (estimated)
2020 $1 million
2021 $2.5 million
2022 $4.2 million
2023 $6 million

According to Celebrity Net Worth, NBA Youngboy’s net worth is estimated to be around $6 million as of 2023. Most of his earnings have been earned through album sales, live shows, and social media platforms.

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