Who is Yo Gotti and what is his net worth 2018? Yo Gotti is a rapper who has released many albums in his career. He was born as Mario Mims. He released his debut album in 1996 called ‘Youngsta’s On a Come Up’. This album was released under the alias ‘Lil Yo’. He then went on to release other albums like ‘From Da Dope Game 2 Da Rap Game’, ‘Self-Explanatory’, ‘Life’, ‘Back 2 da Basics’, ‘Live from the Kitchen’, ‘The Art of Hustle’, and ‘I Am’. In his career, he has released 5 studio albums. He is also the founder of the record label ‘Collective Music Group’ or CMG.
Mario Mims popularly known as Yo Gotti was born on May 19, 1981, in Memphis, Tennessee. At the age of 14, he started his music career and used to rap as Lil Yo. He grew up in Frayser, Memphis. In his crew, he was affiliated with a DJ sound. He released a number of albums from 2000 to 2006 like ‘From Da Dope Game 2 Da Rap Game’, ‘Self-Explanatory’, ‘Back 2 da Basics’, and ‘Life’.
Yo Gotti was married to Lakeisha Mims. They have got three children together which includes a son and two daughters. They separated and the children are with Gotti as of now. He was then in a relationship with Jammie Mosses. He again got three children with Mosses. They have separated again. Yo Gotti has got a total of six children with two relationships.
In January 2012, Yo Gotti released his debut album called ‘Live from the Kitchen’. The single “5 Star” from the album was released in May 2009. The second single called “Women Lie, Men Lie” feat Lil Wayne was released in December 2009. After seven months “Look In the Mirror” was released. His debut album sold over 36,000 copies in three weeks and reached at #12 in the Billboard 200. In October 2012, he released the mixtape called ‘Cocaine Muzik 7: The World Is Yours’.
His single “Act Right” was released in 2013 and it featured YG and Young Jeezy. It debuted at No. 5 on the Billboard Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles. He released the album ‘I Am’ in November 2013. In September 2013, he released another mixtape called ‘Nov 19th: The Mixtape’. In the same year, his second single of the album ‘I Am’ was released which featured T.I. The music video of the same was released in October 2013. The song reached at #5 of the Bubbling Under R&B/Hip-Hop Singles.
The third single “Cold Blood” featuring Canei Finch and J. Cole was premiered in October 2013. He released ‘Art of Hustle’ in February 2016. It reached number 4 on the Billboard 200. It contained the single “Down in the DM” feat Nicki Minaj. He became a part of Meghan Trainor’s album ‘Better’ in 2016. He also found his own music company called ‘Collective Music Group’ or CMG. It was previously known as ‘Cocaine Music Group. Currently, he serves as the CEO and president of the company.
Yo Gotti was nominated in the 2014 BET Hip Hop Awards in the category of ‘Album of the Year’ for his album ‘I Am’.
Yo Gotti Net Worth
Yo Gotti is the owner of the company Collective Music Group. He has worked with several artists in his career and his company has worked with artists like Snootie Wild, Blac Youngsta, Zed Zilla, Wave Chapelle, and MoneyBagg Yo. By doing so, the singer has made good money for himself. Yo Gotti’s net worth is an estimated $6 million. He owes this wealth to the sales of his album. In his career, he has released 5 music albums and has released several mixtapes. Many of his singles have been certified Gold by RIAA. He has also guest appeared for various other artists in their albums.
As a child, Yo Gotti used to live in Ridgecrest Apartments. He hailed from a middle-class family. His mother is of South African origin and his father used to work as a gym instructor. His record company CGM has a deal with Epic Records. His 2016 album, ‘Art of Hustle’ was released both on the deluxe and standard version.