NBA Youngboy - Updated Jul 2024

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Baton Rouge, USA

NBA Youngboy

NBA Youngboy is a famous American singer, rapper, songwriter, and social media personality. NBA Youngboy rose to fame with his song “Outside Today”. Likewise, he is also one of the most talented rappers and hip-hop stars out there.

Early Life and Childhood

NBA Youngboy was born in the year 1999 and celebrates his birthday on the 20th of October every year. Likewise, the American rapper is 23 years old at the moment and was born in Baton Rouge, Los Angeles, USA.

Similarly, he was born under the star sign Libra and is of American nationality. The rapper’s real name is Kentrell DeSean Gaulden.

Moving on toward, NBA Youngboy’s family members, the rapper has not revealed the names of his parents. Likewise, Gaulden fractured his neck as a toddler while wrestling, necessitating the use of a head brace until the spine recovered.

On his forehead, the brace caused lasting scars. Gaulden was raised primarily by his maternal grandmother due to his father’s 55-year prison sentence. Talking about siblings, there is no information regarding it on the internet.


NBA Youngboy has not given out any details regarding his education and academics. However, according to our sources, he dropped out of ninth grade.

Moreover, he was then arrested for robbery and sent to a detention center in Tallulah, Louisiana. During his stay at the detention center, he began writing lyrics for his debut project.

Relationship status

NBA Youngboy is currently dating Jania Jackson. Janis happens to be an Instagram star. Talking about children, he has four children from his past relationships.

Their names are Taylin, Kamron, Kayden, and Kamiri. In the past, he dated Malu Trevejo and Danielle Bregoli as well.


Caption: Youngboy playing with his son(source: Instagram)

Body measurements

NBA Youngboy is a fit and handsome man. He goes to the gym regularly to maintain his body shape. Likewise, for his height, he stands tall at 5 feet 9 inches tall and weighs 72 kg.

Likewise, when it comes to eye color he has black eyes and black hair.


Caption: Youngboy posing for a picture(source: Instagram)

Career and Professional Life

NBA YoungBoy is an emerging rapper, singer, and songwriter. Likewise, he first started making music when he was just fourteen years old. The rapper released his first mixtape, “Life Before Fame,” in 2014.

He then released a series of mixtapes, including ‘Mind of a Menace,’ ‘Mind of a Menace 2,’ and ‘Mind of a Menace 3,’ among others.

Moreover, he rose to prominence in 2016 after the release of his super-popular mixtape ’38 Baby,’ which earned millions of views on YouTube.

He followed it up with a “song-for-song rap beef” with Scotty Cain, a fellow Baton Rouge rapper. Because of its “death-threatening” lyrics, the song received a lot of attention.

However, as he was gaining fame and attention, he was arrested. The rapper was released from prison in May 2017. He launched the smash hit single ‘Untouchable’ the next week.

On the Billboard Hot 100 list, the song reached number 95. He then released a video for his song “41.” YoungBoy released the mixtape ‘AI YoungBoy’ in August 2017, which reached number 24 on the Billboard Hot 200.

The album’s lead track, “No Smoke,” reached number 61 on the Billboard Hot 100.YoungBoy’s career took off in 2018, when his track “Outside Today” became his highest-charting song, landing at number 35 on the Billboard Hit 100.

His debut studio album, “Until Death Call My Name,” is set to be released shortly.

NBA Youngboy – Awards

NBA has not received any awards to date. However, the talented rapper is likely to receive a couple of awards in the coming future.

NBA Youngboy – Net worth 2023

Moreover, he has certainly made a hefty deal of wealth throughout his rapping career. The famous rapper currently enjoys a net worth of $4.5 million.

Social Media

NBA is active on Instagram and Twitter. The rapper has over 704k followers on his Instagram.