How much is Yo Gotti worth? $5 million
How did Yo Gotti earn his money and wealth?
Yo Gotti also was known as Mario Mims is an American rapper and was born on May 17, 1981, in Memphis, Tennessee, United States. Growing up in one of the notorious crime ridden districts, Yo Gottie has had a difficult childhood and was introduced to a life of crime from the very beginning fighting from odds. His music career began at a young age whe he was about 14 as he began rapping as Lil Yo, affiliated with DJ Sound and his crew. Youngsta’s On a Come Up came out as his debut album in the year 1996. He released an array of independent albums: From Da Dope Game 2 Da Rap Game (2000), Self-Explanatory (2001), Life (2003), and Back 2 da Basics (2006) between the years 2000 and 2006.on May 20, 2009 his first single titled “5 Star” was released which peaked at 79 on the Hot 100, 19 on U.S R&B and 11 on U.S Rap. In collaboration with Lil Wayne Yo Gotti created his second single“Women Lie, Men Lie” and was released at the end of 2009 and several months later his third single, “Look In the Mirror” was released, in 2010.
There were delays before YoGotti’ release of his major label debut studio album “Live From The Kitchen” but it finally happened on January 10, 2012. The album sold 16,000 copies in its first week of sales in the United States making Live From The Kitchen debuted at number 12 on the US Billboard 200. But Gotti decided to leave RCA Records & Polo Grounds Music because he felt that his sales were too less than what he was expecting. Further the same year, Cocaine Muzik 7: The World Is Yours, came out as his version of his mixed tape series, Cocaine Muzik.
Gotti, in the year 2013, signed a distribution deal with Epic Records. He also announced a tour to promote his album and his first single”Act Right” in collaboration with Young Jeezy and YG which he released earlier that year. It became Gotti and YG’s third Hot 100 entry. Later that year Yo Gotti’s second single “King Shit” came out as both audio and video release. J. Cole and Canei Finch also came along to collaborate with Gotti for his third single titled “Cold Blood”.
Year 2016 fared well and the rapper saw huge success with his “The Art of Hustle” land on 4th position on Billboard 200. His hit single “Down in the DM” featuring Nicki Minaj held on the remix hit number 13 on the Billboard Hot 100.
YoGotti also founded a record label Collective Music Group also known as CMG, formerly known as Cocaine Muzik Group. The labels first official release was Yo Gotti’s sixth studio album “I Am”. Yo Gotti currently holds positions of President and CEO of the company. As of 2018, Yo Gotti’s net worth is $1.5 million.
What are the highest selling music albums of Yo Gotti?
- I Am (2013)
- The Art of Hustle (2016)
- Live from the Kitchen (2012)
- I Still Am (2017)
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