Kentrell DeSean Gaulden, professionally known as NBA YoungBoy, was recently released on bail by a Louisiana judge. The rapper and singer-songwriter has been in detention for more than seven months since the end of March. He currently faces federal charges in Louisiana for illegal possession. On March 22, he was arrested in Los Angeles after escaping a federal warrant demanding his arrest.
According to XXL Mag’s statement from NBA attorney YoungBoy, the singer was released on bail (by U.S. Chief District Judge Shelly Dick) under certain conditions, including house arrest.
However, NBA (Never Broke Again) YoungBoy will not be released from incarceration until he provides $ 540,000 or pledges two of his properties worth $ 1.5 million.
How much is NBA YoungBoy worth?
According to Billboard, NBA YoungBoy’s net worth is estimated at $ 6 million. The 22-year-old rapper has amassed almost all of his fortune through sales of albums and mixtapes. Since his foray into the music industry in 2015, NBA YoungBoy has released three studio albums, one compilation, and fifteen mixtapes.
NBA YoungBoy started his career with the mixtape Life before glory in 2015, followed by many more in 2016 and 2017. The rapper gained most of his fame in 2017. Additionally, the Louisiana native has twenty-six singles (which he contributed as a featured artist in six ), three collaborative mixtapes, and more.
In October 2019, his 12th mixtape, IA YoungBoy 2 topped the Billboard 200 at its peak in over 102 weeks. A year later, in September 2020, the singer-songwriter’s second studio album, Mountain peak, peaked on the chart and spent over 57 weeks in the top 200.
In 2021, Billboard released a list of âBest Paid Musicians of 2020,â where YoungBoy NBA came in ninth. The list suggested that the singer made most of his money from streaming. During that time, he earned about $ 126,000 from sales and about $ 1.7 million from publishing, with his tours grossing $ 129,000.
The rapper has recorded 1.4 billion video plays and 6.2 billion audio streams over the years. In 2021, the YoungBoy track Bandit, starring the late artist Juice WRLD, earned him a victory in the Winning Rap Songs category at the ASCAP Rhythm & Soul Music Awards, as well as a BMI R & B / Hip-Hop Award for the most popular R & B / Hip-Hop song. played.
While the number of properties the singer owns is not publicly known, the judge’s order cites the combined value of at least two of his properties at $ 1.5 million.
NBA YoungBoy’s fortunes have likely taken a hit, given his run-ins with the law since 2016. Additionally, he has eight children, which means the singer is required to pay child support to their respective mothers.