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Nba YoungBoy Net Worth

NBA YoungBoy Net Worth
Net Worth$1 million
Real NameKentrell DeSean Gaulden
Date of Birth/AgeOctober 20 1999
20 y.o.
Source of wealthRapper
Country of originUSA
State/City of originBaton Rouge, Louisiana
Last updated2019

Net Worth

NBA YoungBoy Never Broke Again net worth is estimated to be approximately one million dollars. That is much more than NBA YoungBoy net worth 2017, and this is an amazing accomplishment considering the artist’s humble roots.

YoungBoy NBA has described his upbringing as tough, and with both of his parents being out of the picture, there is little doubt that his grandmother must have struggled financially while YoungBoy was growing up.

With NBA YoungBoy still writing music and releasing new albums and mixtapes, it seems clear that NBA YoungBoy net worth 2019 is bound to be higher than ever, with the promise for becoming even greater in the future, especially now that he is signed with Atlantic Records.

How Does NBA YoungBoy Make His Money?


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Most of NBA YoungBoy’s income comes from online sales of individual tracks and downloads of the rapper’s albums and mixtapes. YoungBoy NBA also tours to support his music, which provides him with an additional income stream.

YoungBoy Never Broke Again also has a larger-than-life social media presence. Initially, he was posting his music to YouTube under a channel called DAVID G. With his prolific recording career, Atlantic Records now has a YouTube channel dedicated to YoungBoy NBA.


Up-and-coming rapper YoungBoyNBA has signed a contract with Atlantic Records, making him an artist to watch as his net worth grows.

One of the hottest up-and-coming rappers on the scene today is YoungBoy NBA. Hailing from Baton Rouge and best known for his hit “Outside Today,” NBA YoungBoy is gaining a huge audience. What is his net worth?

Early Life

YoungBoy NBA was born on October 20, 1999, in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. His birth name is Kentrell DeSean Gaulden. YoungBoy’s mother is Sherhonda Gaulden, but he rarely speaks of or refers to his father, who is serving a 55-year prison term. This term began when YoungBoy was just eight years old.

NBA YoungBoy’s upbringing was rough and tumble. When he was a toddler, his neck was broken while wrestling. For months, he was forced to wear a halo brace, which permanently scarred his forehead.


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His mother moved away soon after YoungBoy’s father was incarcerated, leaving YoungBoy and his older sister and younger brother to be raised by their grandmother. As a teenager, he attended Scotlandville Magnet High School. However, he dropped out just before his freshman year to focus on a music career.

A microphone purchased at Walmart at the age of 14 helped to inspire YoungBoy’s music, but he had been writing songs since the age of about seven. His mother also was a rapper before she married and had children.

Dropping out of high school may have given the YoungBoy NBA the time he wanted to pursue music, but he needed money to buy time in a recording studio. He turned to crime to get the money he needed, being arrested for robbery soon afterward.

He served a term at the detention center in Tallulah. Determined to realize his musical ambitions, he began writing lyrics while incarcerated.

Shortly after his release from the detention center, NBA YoungBoy’s grandmother died, leaving him to fend for himself. He moved in with friend and rapper NBA 3Three, and the two began committing crimes to pay for time in the studio.

YoungBoy Never Broke Again’s career has flourished as he signed a contract with Atlantic Records. Nonetheless, he continues to run into legal troubles.

The most recent incident occurred in February 2018 when he was arrested for crimes include a weapons violation, assault and kidnapping in relation to his then-girlfriend Jania Jackson. YoungBoy was released on bail in March 2018.

Personal Life


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NBA YoungBoy does not have contact with his incarcerated father, but his mother is in his life. He also is close to his older sister Telee and his younger brother Kendell.

The maternal grandmother who raised him died a few years ago. Fortunately, YoungBoy Never Broke Again has several incredibly close friends from childhood who are like a family to him today.

Other close family includes NBA YoungBoy’s four sons. The oldest is Kayden, who was born in 2016 to YoungBoy’s now-ex-girlfriend Nisha.

Kamron also was born in 2016 to mother Starr Dejanee. However, Dejanee later admitted that YoungBoy was not Kamron’s biological father. YoungBoy Never Broke Again nevertheless financially supports the child and raises him as his own.

A biological son with Starr Dejanee, Kamiri, was born in 2017. The result of a one-night stand with Niya, YoungBoy’s third biological son also was born in 2017.

YoungBoy NBA’s most recent girlfriend was Jania Jackson, whois an Instagram personality.

They were together for most of 2017 but broke up in the middle of 2018. Later, the pair revealed that they would have a son together in early 2019.


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Jania and YoungBoy’s relationship was marked with controversy. The most high-profile incident occurred on February 25, 2018, when police were called to intervene in an apparent physical confrontation. Officers responding to the scene noted blood on several surfaces, but Jania denied that she had been beaten.

YoungBoy spent nearly a month in jail in connection with charges such as kidnapping and a weapons violation.


YoungBoy’s first release was a 2015 mixtape entitled Life Before Fame. Additional mixtapes followed shortly. These were titled Mind of a Menace, Mind of a Menace 2, Mind of a Menace 3 and Before I Go.

His first release to catch major public interest came in October 2016. Called 38 Baby, fellow Baton Rouge rappers Kevin Gates and Boosie Badazz appeared on the tape.

By December of 2016, YoungBoy NBA was in jail in Louisiana on charges of attempted first-degree murder after a drive-by shooting. The artist released two mixtapes before being released in May 2017. A single titled “Untouchable” was released only one week after his release from jail.

NBA Young Boy net worth reached $1,000,000. by 2019.


  • Single “Untouchable” (2017)
  • Album “Until Death Call My Name” (2018)
  • Single “Outside Today” peaked No. 31 on the “Billboard Hot 100” chart

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YoungBoy NBA appeared on the Billboard 200 in August of 2017 thanks to his mixtape A.I. YoungBoy. A tour was soon announced, but YoungBoy was just getting started. His first studio album was announced in January and released in April 2018. Titled Until Death Call My Name, the album produced a single “Outside Today” that reached number 31 on Billboard’s Hot 100.