As a rapper Yo Gotti has achieved a lot including selling millions of mix tape downloads and albums. He has been featured on over 60 singles with popular artists like Gucci Mane, Young Jeezy, Juicy J and Nicki Minaj. Currently he is worth an estimated $16,000,000. Gotti hustled his way from the bottom and now he is one of the best rappers in the US. With only a few albums under his belt, his money mainly comes from album sales, live performances and featured appearances that he charges around $50,000 per song.
Yo Gotti Net Worth – $16 MILLION
Birth Name – Mario Mims [AKA: Lil Yo]
Date of birth – May 19, 1981
Zodiac Sign – Taurus
Birth Place – Memphis, Tennessee, U.S.
Nationality – American
Height – 5′ 7″
Profession – Singer-songwriter, Rapper, Actor
Born on May 19th, 1981 as Mario Mims, Yo Gotti is regarded as one of the most successful rappers in the world. He was raised in Memphis and at a tender age he understood how hard life can be after his parents were arrested by Federal agents for refusing to snitch .But instead of feeling like his opportunities were limited, he chose to concentrate on becoming successful. Yo is one of the few rappers who derive their stage names from the late Mafioso John Gotti.
Yo Gotti started his career as a young rapper selling mix tapes, at local pop and mom record stores and out of his cars trunk on his label Inevitable Entertainment. He debuted with From Da Dope Game 2 Da Rap Game album released in 2002.The album included songs like Wild, Mack Maine Supreme and Bet You cannot Do What we do. He released his second album in 2003 entitled Self Explanatory which brought him some attention from his hometown and made a significant contribution to his current net worth.
He became more popular after releasing his hit song Dirty South Soldiers featuring Lil John on the album. The hit started just as an underground song but rapidly started receiving massive airplay and heavy spins on FM stations. The preceding 3 years saw the rapper sign a production contract with Universal/Cash Money records for his Block Burnaz band, and hit single Full time on a 2005 feature film, Hustle and Flows soundtrack and release his most popular album to date Back to Da Basics in 2006.The album saw Yo Gotti became a legend and a mainstream artist in his hometown. The album featured tracks like Gangstarparty, I got Em and Shawty.
However his fortunes changed for the better after releasing his first studio album Live from the kitchen. The albums most popular track 5-star peached tent on Billboard Hot 100 for several weeks. It climbed to No.11 on hot rap songs and No.19 on hot HIP-Hop/R&B list. The hit track was later on remixed featuring Gucci Mane and Nicki Minaj. Live from the Kitchen featured 2 more hit singles Women Lie, Men Lie and We Can get It In. The album sold over 12,000 copies the first week after its release and went on sale nearly a million copies. Since then he has released several mix tapes including I told you so, Full Time, Cocaine Muzic and Cocaine Muzic 7 in 2012 which immensely contributed to his current Net Worth.
Yo Gotti credits his musical success and influences to Dr Dre, Tupac Shakur and N.W.A. The Tennessee MC, wants to bring integrity to hip-hop in the streets. He has also openly talked about the heavy responsibility on his shoulders, Gucci Mane and Young Jeezy as 3 of Memphis ambassadors. Now you have you know why Yo Gottis fortune is huge!