|Net Worth:||$10 Million|
|Birthday:||May 19, 1981|
|Age:||40 years old|
|Height:||5.6 feet (170cm)|
|Birthplace:||United States of America|
|Occupation:||Rapper, Record Producer|
|Last Updated:||September, 2021|
Mario Sentell Giden Mims, called by his fans Yo Gotti, is an American rapper, hip-hop artist, and record producer who has been in the music industry for more than a decade. Hailing from Memphis, the successful rapper has made widely-renowned songs like “Down in the DM” and “Rake It Up”. The BET Hip Hop Awards and Soul Train Music Award nominee has so far released ten studio albums of which three of them have been RIAA gold-certified. Though he lived a troubled childhood, his passion for music and dedication to succeed in life made him one of the legendary rap musicians of all time. As of 2021, his net worth has ballooned to around $10 million.
How Did Yo Gotti Become Rich?
Yo Gotti was born on the 19th of May, 1981 in Memphis, Tennessee. He was raised by his parents in the Ridgecrest Apartments in the Frayser neighborhood. Little is known about his parents aside from they both came from Africa, but his life in his hometown was said to be troubled by the crime and violence around his neighborhood.
Living in such a chaotic environment did not stop Mims to pursue his interest in music. At the age of 14, he met and started rapping with a man named DJ Sound and his group. For the next five years, he continuously learned and explored his talent as a rapper, and was able to get deals with record labels, Gimi Sum and Crime Lordz. During this time, he was able to release his first studio album “Youngsta is on a Come Up”.
In 2000, Mims dropped his next two albums under a different label named Inevitable. Joining his debut album “From the Drop Game to the Rap Game” and “Self-Explanatory” helped Mims to get popularity across the US despite not being commercially successful.
Three years later, he had his first-ever breakthrough in the industry after releasing his fourth studio album, “Life”, under the TVT record label. It gave him a significant amount of earnings and made him more famous among rap and hip-hop enthusiasts. From then on, he continued to release more music which made him richer and richer.
In 2012, he signed a deal with RCA and released “Live from the Kitchen” which peaked 12th on the US Billboard 200 and was sold 16,000 copies on its release week. The album contained “5 star” that reached 79th spot on the Hot 100 while 11th on the US Rap charts.
The following year, Mims established his very own record label named CMG which stands for Collective Music Group. After a year, he released his album, “I Am”, under his label. The album got a gold certification from the RIAA. It also got a nomination for the album of the year award in the BET Hip Hop Awards.
Two years later, he released “The Art of Hustle”, his eighth studio album and by far his most successful one. The album included some of his most viral hits like “Down in the DM” (the lead single), “Pay the Price” and “Law”. The album reached the fourth spot in Billboard 200 while the lead single got the 13th spot in the Billboard 100. The album was also gold-certified by the RIAA.
In 2017, he dropped another gold-certified studio album entitled “I Still Am”. This album included his highest-charting song called “Rake It Up” featuring Nikki Minaj. The song reached its 8th spot on the Billboard Hot 100 and was nominated at the BET Hip Hop Awards for the Best Collaboration by a Duo or Group category. As of 2020, his latest album is “Untrapped” which debuted among the top ten of the Billboard 200.
While making music, the rapper also helped some novice artists in the industry by signing them into his record label. Some of those rappers that he works with are Blocboy JB, Big Boogie, Moneybagg Yo and Black Youngsta. As of 2021, he continues to make and produce music for himself and other artists, gradually building his legacy as a rapper.
Aside from rapping and producing music, Mims also appeared in some television shows. In 2006, he made his first TV appearance in the series, “Showtime at the Apollo”. It was then followed by some of the significant shows for his career like Jimmy Kimmel’s “The Tonight Show” and “The Real”.
For the last 20 years, Mims has been making music that already amounted to a total of ten studio albums, 22 mixtapes, and a total of 47 singles. The rapper and hip-hop artist has worked with big names in the music industry like Travis Scott, Kanye West, Lil Wayne, Meghan Trainor and Nikki Minaj. With his years of experience in the industry, there is no doubt that Mims is considered to be one of the most popular and wealthiest rappers in the US.
What Is Yo Gotti Net Worth?
Being in the rapping industry for more than a decade, Mims’ net worth is reported to be around $10 million as of 2021.
It was reported that the rapper earns about $1.2 million a year being a musician and the CEO of CMG.
He also has some endorsement deals from brands like Puma, PURE Atlanta, Hood America and Childplay clothing and more, which makes his banks grow bigger.
How Yo Gotti Spends His Money?
With the fame and fortune he has, it was expected that Mims has a huge collection of properties that every man might dream of.
It was reported that the rapper owns several luxurious cars from well-known brands like Rolls Royce, Jeep, Bentley, Ferrari, and Lamborghini.
Aside from cars, he also owns a tremendous amount of jewelry amounting to around $2 million.
While the previous may sound more on a stagnant and non-generating asset, Mims also owns several lands and homes which according to reports he constantly buys and sells to generate more income.
In 2021, it was reported that the rapper bought a 10,000 square-foot mansion in the Westlake Village, California worth $7.6 million. The six-bedroom house is indeed built for luxury and comfort having a tennis court and an astonishing infinity pool.
Aside from this mansion, he is also believed to own a mansion in Memphis and Hollywood as well.
- As a child, Mims lived a tough and chaotic life. At the age of eight, he saw his house in Memphis being raided by the federal agents and his family being jailed for illegal firearm possession and drug peddling.
- Mims was married and a total of two relationships, but neither of these two worked out. His first wife was Lakeisha Mims, and they had three children. His second wife for almost ten years was Jammie Moses, and she had three children with the rapper. As of 2021, he is single.