Mario Mims AKA Yo Gotti is an American hardcore rapper from Memphis, Tennessee, who has been professionally active since 2000. He is best known for his albums such as ‘Self-explanatory,’ ‘Da Rap Game,’ ‘Back 2 da Basics,’ ‘The Art of Hustle‘ and many more.
Yo Gotti is one of the many hard-core rappers from the Southern hip-hop school of the 1990s, who has developed a healthy maturity out of harsh beginnings. Many of his songs suggest that he has acquired self-awareness and self-assurance from his experience in this field.
Let’s talk about his net worth, bio, career, houses, cars, wife, kids, criminal charges and extramarital relationships.
|Birth Name:||Mario Mims|
|Age:||38 years old|
|Birth Date:||May 19, 1981|
|Birth Place:||Frayser, North Memphis, Memphis, Tennessee, USA|
|Education:||Southwest Tennessee Community College|
|Height:||5 feet 7 inches (1.70m)|
|Net Worth:||$ 5 million|
|Eye Color:||Dark Brown|
Yo Gotti Short Bio And Career
Yo Gotti is born as Mario Mims on May 19, 1981, in Memphis, Tennessee, United States. He was raised in Ridgecrest Apartment in the Frayser neighborhood in Memphis with his parents.
He belonged to the middle-class family and South African origin. His father was a gym instructor, and his mother was a housewife.
Also, he was interested in music from the age of 14. In his early life, he was known as Lil YO and Affiliated with DJ Sounds and his crew. His first song is ‘Youngsta’s On a Come Up,’ which is released in 1996.
After that, he had released his second album ‘From da Dope Game 2 da Rap Game’ in 2000. Similarly, his third album ‘Self-Explanatory’ had published in 2001. Likewise, his fourth album ‘Life’ was released in May 2003 featuring Kia Shine, Lil Jon, and Lil Fip. Also, his one of the hit album ‘Back 2 da Basics’ has released in 2006 by TVT Records.
Moreover, in January 2012 Polo Ground Music and RCA Records released his song ‘Live from The Kitchen.’ The song had ranked at no. 12 on the Billboard 200 and sold 16,000 copies. Then he released his singles ‘We Can Get It Out,’ ‘5 Star,’ ‘Women lie, Men lie,’ and ‘Look in the Mirror.’
In 2013, he had signed a distribution deal with Epic Records and released his mixtapes ‘I Am,’ ‘I know,’ and ‘Act Rights,’ featuring Young Jeezy and YG. Similarly, after three years, he had released his cover eight mixtapes ‘The Art of Hustle,’ peaked at no. 4 on the Billboard. His latest collaboration is a mixtape with producer Mike Will titled ‘Gotti Made-It’ in which the album has total nine songs.
Yo Gotti Wife, Kids, And Affairs
Yo had Gotti married to Lakeisha Mims in 1989. The couple is blessed with three children, two daughters, and a son. After a few years of marriage, the duo ended their marriage. After the divorce, the children are living with his father now.
However, those are not the only kids of Yo Gotti as per rumors. As the story goes, he had a romantic affair with a woman named Jammie Moses and had three kids from her. Furthermore, according to some sources, YouTuber De’arra Taylor is one of his daughter among them.
His Legal Issues And Problems
In 2010, an arrest warrant was issued against Yo Gotti after six people were shot outside a Memphis nightclub. He was attending the Thanksgiving weekend in that nightclub. Sources reported that Yo Gotti and his friend Ooo Boo Dirty were involved in that shootout.
However, Yo Gotti has never surrendered himself to police because he was busy on business tours. At that time, his lawyer had stated that,
“He just wanted his fans and the public to know that…he doesn’t condone that type of behavior, and that again, he plans to deal with the charges that have been filed against him. Once he comes back and deals with the allegations, I think his name will be cleared.”
Similarly, in 2017, Yo Gotti arrested along with his friend Corey for shooting Young Dolph. However, later, the police said that he didn’t shoot Young Dolph. Then, he had also stated that he had no issue with Young Dolph and did not have any reason to shoot him.
House And Cars
Yo Gotti lives in his luxurious mansion with his family in Memphis. He also has a Villa in Hollywood Hills that has a big swimming pool and enough places to park cars. The picture of his deluxe Villa is given below.
Yo Gotti is fond of cars and has a vast collection. The rich rapper has expensive cars like Wrangler, Porsche Panamera, Porsche 911, Rolls-Royce Ghost, Cutlass, Lamborghini Aventador and White Bentley. He seems to like the white shade of cars as most of his cars are in white. Once he also said this about his choice of cars color.
“Well, some years back, when everybody started riding black on black, I wanted to do something different. To me, if you can have an all-white car and keep it clean, you are neat, you know? Cleanliness, that’s a big part of being fly and swaged out to me, and it’s not all-white if you have a red interior, dude.”
Gotti stands at the height of 5 feet 7 inches and weighs about 72Kg. Furthermore, his hair color is black, and his eye color is dark brown. As of 2019, the trendsetting rapper, Yo Gotti is 38 years old.
Rumors And Controversy
There are no such rumors and controversies related to his professional and personal life. He is more focused on his career which may be the reason him being far from any scandals and disputes.
Yo Gotti Net Worth
Yo Gotti made a significant amount of money through his musical career. Most of his money collected by selling his albums. Similarly, he is also the owner of the Collective Music Group (CMG) and earned extra money from his music studio.
Besides that, Yo Gotti received a tremendous amount of money from various brands endorsement. He has endorsed several brands such as Childplay Clothing, Hood America, Pure Atlanta, PRIVE Restaurant and Lodge etcetera. Previously, Yo Gotti has joined Puma as a brand ambassador and informed his fans by this tweet:
— Yo Gotti (@YoGotti) October 26, 2017
According to his close sources, Yo Gotti has earned $ 78K from selling his records in 2012. Similarly, he has made $ 1.02 million in 2013 and $ 1.17 million in 2014 by selling his albums. Moreover, his average annual income is about $ 1.3 million since 2015.
As of 2019, Yo Gotti has a net worth of $5 million.
Being an American rapper Gotti has immense fan followers. He is active on social media sites like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. He has more than 4.2K followers on his Facebook, 1.77M followers on his Twitter and 4.3 M followers on his Instagram.