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NBA YoungBoy Net Worth 2023; Income, Girlfriend & Biography

NBA YoungBoy Net Worth

Who is NBA YoungBoy?

Kentrell DeSean Gaulden was an American famous and popular singer, songwriter, and rapper. Kentrell was also known as NBA YoungBoy Never Broke Again. He released six independent mixtapes. In 2017 he was a certified American who secured four Recording Industry Association. In 2023, NBA YoungBoy’s net worth is around $6 Million.

Real Name:   Kentrell DeSean Gaulden
Date of birth: October 20, 1999
Age: 24 years old
Height: 5 Feet 8 Inches (173 cm)
Birthplace: Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States
Nationality: American
Wife/Spouse: Jazlyn Mychelle
  1. Nisha
  2. Starr Dejanee
  3. Niya
  4. Jania
Profession: Singer, songwriter, and rapper
NBA YoungBoy Net Worth 2023: $6 Million

Early Life

NBA YoungBoy’s birth name was Kentrell DeSean Gaulden. Kentrell was born on the 20th of October, 1999, in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States. YoungBoy was currently 22 years old.

His grandmother mainly raised YoungBoy. His father was in prison for 55 years. YoungBoy was only eight years old when his father was sentenced to be in prison after committing a robbery.

He does not disclose his father’s name, but in one of his songs, there were lyrics about his father. Kentrell mother’s name was Sherhonda Gaulden. Sherhonda was a talented lady as she was a standup comedian.

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Sherhonda Gaulden inspires his son Kentrell to continue his mom’s field as she is also doing some rapping. Kentrell was just seven years old when he started rapping. His mother leaves Kentrell and his siblings after his husband is sentenced to be in jail.

On 2nd July 2015, her mother Sherhonda got married to Joseph Ross. He was Kentrell’s stepfather. He was a chief. NBA YoungBoy has one older sister named Telee Gaulden.

Telee was a happy mother of a son named Rylie. Kentrell also has one younger brother named Ken Gaulden. His brother appeared in his music video Wat Chu Gone Do.

After the death of his grandmother, Kentrell moved to his childhood friend Baton Rouge’s house. Later he became a manager of Kentrell as he was also a rapper. He was known as NBA 3Three.


Kentrell DeSean Gaulden got his education from Scotlandville Magnet High School. He left school in ninth grade and was arrested by the police. NBA was arrested for a robbery case and then sent to a detention center in Tallulah, Louisiana. When he was released from jail, his grandmother died of heart failure.

Kentrell DeSean Gaulden was a wrestler in childhood but got injured. He has reputed dozens of single and mix tapes that hit the 100 and 200 billboard charts. NBA was the youngest social media sensation having millions of fans list.

Personal Life: Wife, Girlfriend, Dating, Divorce, Kids

Kentrell was only 22 years old but a father of five sons. His first child was born to his ex-girlfriend Nisha. Nisha and Kentrell were in a relationship for several years. She gave birth to his first child in 2016, named Kayden. Kentrell also spent time with his younger brother and Kayden.

Starr Dejanee was his second ex-girlfriend and the mother of his son Kamron. Starr and NBA separated, but Kentrell supported his girlfriend with money. Kentrell told in one interview that his girlfriend Starr lied to him.

Kamron was not his biological baby. Although NBA YoungBoy promised to raise this kid as his own. On 6th July 2017, his girlfriend gave birth to his son Kamiri. He was the youngest son of YoungBoy. He usually calls him K3. His third Girlfriend, Niya, was the mother of this baby, Taylin Gaulden or Tay Tay.

He spent one night with his girlfriend. Then she announced that she was pregnant with his son. She gave birth to his son on 19th March 2017. The rapper’s ex-girlfriend Jania gave birth to his fourth child on 13th February 2019.

Age, Height, and Weight

In 2023, NBA YoungBoy is 24 years old. NBA YoungBoy’s height is 5 feet 8 inches. His weight is 58 kg.

Professional Life

Kentrell started his career in 2014 with hip hop, southern hip hop, and gangsta rap songs. He has gained a huge appreciation for his work from his fans.

From 2015-2017

When Kentrell was fourteen, he produced his music with a microphone. In 2015, he released his first mix tape, “Life Before Fame”. And from onwards, he started releasing his mixtapes, including “Mind of a Menace”, “Mind of a Menace 2”, and “Before I go,” which got aired in public, and he became famous.

In 2016, he released another mixtape named 38baby with his fellow rapper Stroke Tha Don, and NBA 3Three. After a week, on November 4th, 2016, he reputed another mixtape titled “Mind of a Menace 3”. Because of his quick rise in popularity in December 2015, Kentrell and his fellow Baton Rouge released “song-for-song rap beef”. In this, they both included their death threats.


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NBA YoungBoy got arrested in Austin, Texas, for first-degree murder. He was in the jail of East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana. He was released from prison in May 2017. After a week from his bail, he released the single “Untouchable”.

Gaulden released his video for his song in July 2017, “41”. This song included artist Meek Mill. Young Thug, Boosie Badazz and Yo Gotti. He released on August 3rd, 2017, “AI YoungBoy”. This mixtape was featured 24th on the Billboard 200. From this, he gained much fame on social media accounts.

From 2018-2019

On January 6th, 2018, he released a single, “Outside Today”. This song got 31st ranking on the Billboard hot 100. Then he was working on his next debut album, “Until Death Call My Name,” on January 11th. This album was got released on April 27th, 2018.

In 2018, summer Kentrell DeSean Gaulden released a series having four episodes each. First is “4Respect, 4Freedom, 4Loyalty, and 4WhatImportant” released on August 24th, August 30th, September 6th, and 14th, respectively. This series of mixtapes got aired and became popular among his fans. Then on December 20th, he released another mixtape, “Lil Baby and Plies”.

Kentrell DeSean Gaulden was a YouTube sensation as he is among those artists who constantly release top-hit mixtapes. He was the most-watched musician across all genres. In 2019 he was sentenced to be on house arrest for 14 months.

On September 25th, 2019, Kentrell DeSean Gaulden released his single “House Arrest Tingz”. He released his mixtape “AI YoungBoy 2” on October 10th, 2019, ranking number one on the Billboard 200. Gaulden got his first number-one album with 144.7 million audio streams during his first week.

From 2020-Present

Kentrell DeSean Gaulden released another mixtape, “38 Baby 2” on 24th April 2020. This album got aired and given a number-one rank on the Billboard 200. In September 2020, he released his second studio album named “Top”.

He released the album “Nobody Safe” on 20th November 2020. NBA YoungBoy released another mixtape, “Colors,” on 21st January 2022. On 1st April 2022, he released The Last Slimeto Sampler.

This album was the last project with Atlantic Records. Kentrell DeSean Gaulden rejected Atlantic CEO Craig Kallman’s $25 million offer. He said to renew his Atlantic deal, but he refused to him.

Awards & Achievements

  • He won the 2021 ASCAP Rhythm & Soul Music Awards in the category of Winning Rap Songs.
  • Kentrell also won in 2021award in BMI R&B/Hip-Hop Awards in the category of Most Performed R&B/Hip-Hop songs.
  • NBA also got YouTube Awards (silver and gold Buttons).

Amazing Facts

  • YoungBoy Two (Kayden and Kacey) sons appeared in his video for his single “Kacey Talk”.
  • Gaulden was arrested before his concert at Moon Nightclub on 25th February 2018. He committed an assault weapon violation. He was released on bail by giving $75,000.
  • Kentrell was among 16 people who were arrested on 28th September 2020. He has legal allegations of manufacturing drugs and possession of stolen firearms.
  • NBA YoungBoy loves music. He was also a popular singer and rapper.
  • He loves to travel and explore different places. His favorite place to visit is Miami.
  • Kentrell loved to work out in Gym as he was a wrestler in his childhood.
  • His favorite food is Mexican Cuisine.
  • Blue and black were his favorite colors.

Social Media

YoungBoy was the most famous singer and rapper on YouTube. He had 9milion YouTube subscribers. Kentrell also has a Twitter account with 1 million followers. His profession was the reason for his fame as he uploaded the latest mixtapes and albums for his fans. On Instagram, he has 11 million followers. In 2023, NBA YoungBoy’s net worth is around $6 Million.

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NBA YoungBoy Net Worth

Kentrell DeSean Gaulden (NBA YoungBoy) earned approx. $6 million. Her income was based on her successful career as a rapper and singer. He is 22 years old as of 2022 but is the most famous personality on social media. He was a top most watched singer.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • How many girlfriends did NBA YoungBoy have?

He has Five Girlfriends and also become a father of 8 kids.

  • What was the date of birth of NBA YoungBoy?

Kentrell DeSean Gaulden was born on the 20th of October, 1999 in Baton Rouge Louisiana, United States.

  • What was his source of income?

He was a famous rapper and songwriter. He released many of his mixtapes and video albums. At the age of 22, he was the most popular youngest personality.

  • Why NBA YoungBoy is so famous?

NBA YoungBoy was an American famous and popular singer, songwriter, and rapper.

  • What is NBA YoungBoy’s real name?

NBA YoungBoy real name is Kentrell DeSean Gaulden.

  • What is NBA YoungBoy’s net worth?

Kentrell DeSean Gaulden (NBA YoungBoy) net worth is estimated at $6 million.

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