Kentrell DeSean Gaulden or commonly known as Never Broke Again YoungBoy is an American rapper, and singer-songwriter from Louisiana. He is an independent rap artist that has successfully made a name by releasing his own music starting on the streets or over the internet.
He became a millionaire at the age of 18 and had been working non-stop to make a name and earn recognition from fans worldwide.
In 2019, NBA YoungBoy was recognized to be the most popular musician on YouTube compared to other reputable artists such as Taylor Swift, Drake, and Billie Eilish. NBA YoungBoy’s fame is undeniable with millions of spins on SoundCloud, viewers on Youtube, and followers on Instagram.
NBA YoungBoy is believed to rise in the music industry and make a comeback after many entanglements of legal issues.
If you want to know more about NBA Young Boy’s net worth as of 2020 then keep reading as we will provide you enough information about his early life, personal life, career, legal issues, and achievements.
Celebrity Name: Never Broke Again YoungBoy, Lil Top
Full Name: Kentrell DeSean Gaulden
Birthday: October 20, 1999
Place of Origin: Baton Rouge, Louisiana, U.S
Age: 21 years old
Height: 5’8” ft
Weight: 75 Kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Wife to be: N/A
Profession: Rapper, Singer, Songwriter
Total Net Worth: $6 million
Kentrell De Sean Gaulden was born in October 1999 to Sherhonda Gaulden. He was raised by both his mother and maternal grandmother in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
As a toddler, NBA YoungBoy was very naughty who cannot behave or stay in one place which caused him to break his neck and wear a temporary head brace in support of his neck in a short period of time. This incident left three permanent scars on his forehead.
NBA YoungBoy had the determination to pursue his music career even when he was just a child which made him drop out of school in ninth grade and got arrested for robbery. Because of this incident, NBA YoungBoy was sent to a detention center in Tallulah, Louisiana. He spent his time writing songs and lyrics in preparation for his debut project.
After some time, NBA YoungBoy lost his grandmother due to heart failure. He then decided to live together with his fellow Baton Rouge rapper, OG 3Three wherein both would use acts of criminality to pay for their studio time.
NBA YoungBoy is famous for producing music using a microphone he bought at Walmart when he was just fourteen years old. He released his first mixtape in 2014 titled ‘Life Before Fame’ which was followed by three other releases including Mind of a Menace, Mind of a Menace 2, and Before I Go.
In 2016, he released another meteoric mixtape called ‘38 Baby’ that gained him millions of views on YoutTube. The third chain to complete the trilogy of Mind of a Menace was released in the same year.
NBA YoungBoy rise to popularity when he started collaborating with several Baton Rouge natives such as Boosie Badazz, Kevin Gates, Stroke Tha Don, NBA 3Three, and more. Later, NBA YoungBoy took another leap to stardom due to his ‘song-for-song rap beef’ with fellow rapper Scotty Cain.
In 2017, NBA YoungBoy featured in music videos for artists like Young Thug, Meek Mill, Boosie Badazz, 21 Savage, Yo Gotti, and so on. Furthermore, he continued releasing mixtapes that ranked 24 and 61 in the Billboard Hot 100 like ‘AI YoungBoy’ and ‘No Smoke’ respectively.
The rapper was critically acclaimed for his melodic vocals and “signature aggressive punch and high energy”. NBA YoungBoy was also reputed as being a “rapid-fire pace” along with his consistency in releasing music.
NBA YoungBoy continues to be in the limelight when his single “Untouchable” had over 150 million views on YouTube and even landed 95th on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. As young as he is, the rising rapper continues to outshine a number of notable artists as the most popular musician on YouTube.
Personal Life and Controversies
NBA YoungBoy has been tied up to several legal issues ever since he was young. When he was in ninth grade, NBA YoungBoy was sent to the nearest detention center for robbery. Soon after his rise to stardom, NBA YoungBoy was once again caught up arrested in Texas for attempted murder after he opened fire on South Baton Rogue Street.
A year later, NBA YoungBoy was arrested for illegal possession of drugs and battery assault.
Surprisingly, NBA YoungBoy is the father of six beautiful children from four different mothers at the age of 18. His recent girlfriend and supposed-to-be fiance, Yaya Mayweather got caught up in a criminal act for attempted murder which put their plans on hold.
Despite his legal issues, NBA YoungBoy is still a reputed young artist for his talent in rapping and making music. He constantly makes millions of followers in every social media account he has and he is still thriving to become a better person his family and fans could be proud of.
Besides, his days spent in prison everytime he was sent to jail got him more determined and focused to make music and release albums.
Awards and Nominations
NBA Youngboy may be young and new in the music industry, but he is constantly taking steps to success little by little. Although he has been wrapped up with controversies, NBA YoungBoy never cease to make music and that alone is one of his achievements.
The rapper’s top grossing song titled Outside Today peaked at number 31 in the Billboard Hot 100 in 2018 followed by Overdose, Diamond Teeth Samurai, No Smoke, and NBA Young boat which peaked at numbers 42nd, 59th, 61st, and 63rd respectively.
In 2019, NBA YoungBoy won a BET Hip Hop award under the category for best impact track. His track I Am Who They Say I am featuring Kevng Gates and Quando Rondo was also nominated for the BET Hip Hop Awards.
The young artist is also notorious in the YouTube world where he rapidly gained at least 100 million views for every track from his released albums. It is also expected that NBA YoungBoy has a promising future in the music industry despite his controversies.
Thus, we may be able to see much more of awards and achievements to be unlocked.
NBA YoungBoy Total Net Worth
As of January 2021, NBA Young Boy’s net worth is estimated at roughly $6 million.
Despite being tangled in different legal issues, NBA YoungBoy still has a lot of supporters worldwide, and that his music is concurrently gathering fame over the years.
With millions of spins on SoundCloud, viewers on Youtube, and followers on Instagram, NBA YoungBoy is believed to have great potential in hitting off his records.