Gucci Mane, the man behind redefining hip-hop for the world, who’s career slightly got drifted towards the controversy. Especially the Keyshia Cole controversy was something that remained afloat for a long time. However, he’s given some major hits in his career like The State vs Redric Davis and Hard to Kill.
|Full Name:||Redrick Delantic Davis|
|Stage Name:||Gucci Mane|
|Birthday:||12 February, 1980|
|Place Of Origin:||Bessemer, Alabama, US|
|Age:||40 years old|
|Total Net Worth:||$3 Million|
Born on the 12th of February, 1980, in Bessemer, Alabama, Redrick Delantic Davis, also known as Guwop or Gucci Mane, had quite an interesting childhood. His father Ralph Everett Dudley was a US serviceman. His grandfather was also in the US Military, which gave him a strong military background. His mother was a school teacher. She taught him to read the Bible and educated him about its characters and stories.
However, during his birth, his father had to escape from the police due to drug peddling and hence, on his birth certificate and other official papers his mother had to sign thus giving him her surname.
He attended Jonesboro Elementary school. At a young age, Davis’ half brother “Victor” introduced him to the world of hip-hop. He even took him to several concerts with him and therefore his love for hip hop started from quite a young age. He moved to Atlanta with his family in 1989, when his father got involved with another woman and abandoned his own family.
They had to live with an acquaintance that her mother was introduced to at a church but were thrown out of the house soon. They were homeless till his father found out about them and provided them with a place to live in. The area where they live had a high crime rate. The environment made him a drug dealer, along with his brother. He was in his eight grade when he had started pedaling cocaine, crack and cannabis.
Davis’ personal life has been nothing less than a rollercoaster ride. In his autobiography, he shared that he has a son who was born in 2007 and he was unaware of his birth until he was 10 months old. Gucci Mane married his girlfriend Keyshia Ka’oir in 2017 in Miami.
He proposed to her for the wedding post his performance at the Atlanta Hawks Basketball game. BET, sponsored their entire wedding and made it into a series that was called “The Mane Event”. It contained 10 episodes that encompassed his wedding and it’s preparations.
Gucci Mane is 1.89 meters tall and weighs 85 kilos. He has dark brown eyes and black hair.
He debuted with his album “Trap house” that had a very popular song “Icy”. The album featured his companion debutant “Young Jeezy”. The song “Icy” caused a major controversy between the two, since both of them wanted their right over it. It was so successful that it made a place in the Top 20 of the Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Albums charts.
Some of his other albums include Hard to Kill that came in 2006, Trap-A-Thon that was released in 2007, Back to the Trap House (2007), Murder Was the Case (2009), The State vs. Radric Davis (2009), The Appeal: Georgia’s Most Wanted (2010), The Return of Mr. Zone 6 (2011), Everybody Looking (2016), The Return of East Atlanta Santa (2016), Mr. Davis (2017), El Gato: The Human Glacier (2017), Evil Genius (2018), Delusions of Grandeur (2019), Woptober II (2019), East Atlanta Santa 3 (2019) and So Icy Summer (2020).
He also featured in some collaborations like Ferrari Boyz that came in 2011 and co featured Waka Flocka Flame, BAYTL that was released in 2011 and co featured V-Nasty and DropTopWop that came in 2017 with Metro Boomin. He was also a part of several movies like “No Pad No Pencil”, “Gucci Mane – Glockumentary DVD”, “Gucci Mane – Who Framed Radric Davis (DVD)”, “Hood Affairs – Trap-A-Holic: (Gucci Mane Edition)”, “Hood Affairs – Gucci Mane – Trap-A-Holic 2 DVD”, “The Come Up DVD 20 (Gucci Mane Edition)”, “Money Mafia: Gucci Mane (Street Classic Edition)”, “Hood Affairs: Gucci Mane – 1017 Brick Squad aka Trap-A-Holic 3 DVD”, “The Raw Report Presents: Gucci Mane “King of Diamonds DVD”, “Gucci Mane x Raw Report – Documentary”, “Gucci Gone Bonkers DVD”, “Gucci 3D DVD”, “Gucci Mane In Wonderland”, “My Come Up”, “Birds of a Feather”, “Spring Breakers”, “Gucci Mane – The Lost Footage” and “The Spot”.
He was nominated for the BET awards thrice, in the year 2017 for “Black Beatles” and “Party”. In the BET hip hop awards also, he was nominated three times in the same year (2017) for “Black Beatles” and “Droptopwop”. He was nominated for the Grammys in the year 2020 for “Exactly How I Feel”. He won the MTV video music awards in the year 2017 for “Down”, in the category “Best Pop video”.
Gucci Mane’s Net worth
With his successful albums and singles, he holds a net worth of $3 Million.
A man who’s been a part of controversies as much as he’s been successful, shared his thoughts on committing mistakes, accepting them and then moving ahead in life instead of repenting on them. He asserted, “I’m satisfied and proud of the things I did – even the bumps and the bruises that I’ve had on the way. You fall down, you get up, you brush yourself off and you keep going. And that’s what we’re doing.” He also laid emphasis on the company. One must choose their company very wisely. “I learned that everybody is not your friend. You have to watch who you associate with and surround yourself with positive things and people who want to do something positive.”