NBA YoungBoy - Biography

Last Modified: Jun 28, 2020

NBA YoungBoy
Nick Name: NBA YoungBoy, YoungBoy, YoungBoy Never Broke Again
Profession: Rapper, Singer, Songwriter
Best Known For: YoungBoy Never Broke Again: I Came Thru, Untouchable
Salary: Under Review
Net Worth: $6 million

Personal Details

Born on : October 20, 1999 (age 22)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Kentrell DeSean Gaulden
Birth Place: Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA
Horoscope: Libra
Father's Name: N/A
Mother's Name: Sherhonda Gaulden
Siblings: 2

Telee Gaulden (sister)
Ken Gaulden (brother)

Ethnicity: African-American
Nationality: American

Relationships

Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: In Relationship
Girlfriend Name: Young Lyric
Children: 5

Kayden, Kamron, Taylin, Kamiri

Body Measurements

Height: 1.75 meter (5 feet 9 inch)
Weight: 72 kg (158.73 lb)
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Brown
Shoe Size: N/A
Bicep Size: N/A
Chest Size: N/A
Waist Size: N/A

Table of contents [Hide]

Who is NBA YoungBoy?

YoungBoy Never Broke Again who was previously known as NBA YoungBoy is an African-American rapper with growing fame. 

YoungBoy Never Broke Again: Age, Father, Mother, Siblings

YoungBoy Never Broke Again whose real name is Kentrell DeSean Gaulden was born on October 20, 1999, in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA. His father is a convicted felon who was sentenced to 55 years in prison while his mother Sherhonda Gaulden worked hard to support him.

YoungBoy was mainly raised by his maternal grandmother. While still a toddler, he broke his neck wrestling. The injury required him to wear a head brace until the spine was healed. Thus, the head brace left three permanent dimpled scars on his forehead.

Source: XXL Mag (YoungBoy Never Broke Again)

Education, Ethnicity

YoungBoy Never Broke Again did not graduate from high school but rather dropped out of ninth grade. He told his mother that he wanted to pursue a career in music and rap. He created a YouTube channel, DAVID G, and began posting his music on YouTube.

He is not the only child of his parents and has siblings- sister Telee Gaulden and brother Ken Gaulden.

His ethnicity is African-American.

YoungBoy Never Broke Again: Girlfriend, Children

YoungBoy Never Broke Again has never been married but is the father of five children. He had his five children with four different mothers. His kids are named Kayden, Kamron, Taylin, and Kamiri.

Source: thefader (YoungBoy Never Broke Again holds his child)

As of his girlfriend, he was in a relationship with social media star Jania Bania. The two broke up in mid-2018 after he physically assaulted her. He was in relationship with Kay Marie, who was shot near Trump Beach Resort on May 12, 2019.

Since then he has been in series of relationships and is reluctant is talking about them publicly.

Also read: Kodak Black - Rapper, Songwriter, Singer 

YoungBoy Never Broke Again: Career

Early Days

While at the detention centre, YoungBoy began writing lyrics for his debut album. After getting released from the centre, he went back home to his grandmother. Unfortunately, his grandmother passed away due to a heart attack. So, NBA YoungBoy moved in with his friend, NBA 3Three (a.k.a. OG 3Three), who also is a rapper. 

The wannabe rappers teamed up in acts of crime to pay for studio time. In 2015, he released his first mix-tape titled Life Before Fame which was followed by mixtapes namely, Mind of a Menace, Mind of a Menace 2, and Before I Go.

In October 2016, YoungBoy Never Broke Again released yet another mixtape titled 38 Baby. It had songs featuring Boosie Badazz, Kevin Gates, Stroke Tha Don, and NBA 3Three. This gained him an increasing attraction. Only 3 weeks later, on November 7, 2016, he released another mixtape, Mind of a Menace. Some of the tracks even included death threats to rapper Scotty Cain, dating back to the feud they had in December 2015.

Also read: Juice WRLD - Singer, Rapper, Songwriter 

Albums, EPs

No real violence ever occurred between the two rappers but the threats did gain them much desired attention. While at the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison, he released two mixtapes- Before I Go: Reloaded and Mind of a Menace 3: Reloaded. After release from the prison in August 2017, he released a single, Untouchable.

As his career exploded, his first music video for his song 41 was released in July 2017. It featured artists like Meek Mill, Young Thug, 21 Savage, Boosie Badazz, and Yo Gotti. The next mixtape of his titled A.I. YoungBoy climbed up to 24th position on the Billboard 200. Other tracks of his also peaked the charts. 

On April 27, 2018, YoungBoy Never Broke Again released his debut studio album Until Death Call My Name. Earlier on January 6, 2018, he had released the single Outside Today. The song had peaked at number 31 on the Billboard Hot 100. Other two album of his are YoungBoy Never Broke Again: I Came Thru (2018) and YoungBoy Never Broke Again: Valuable Pain (2018).

Also read: Asian Doll - Rapper

Source: YouTube (YoungBoy Never Broke Again)

YoungBoy Never Broke Again: Legal Issues

Soon after dropping out of school, NBA YoungBoy was arrested for robbery. He was sent to a detention centre in Tallulah, Louisiana.

YoungBoy was arrested for the second time in December 2016 as a suspect of attempted first-degree murder. He was jailed in East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana. He was released in August 2017. On August 23, 2018, YoungBoy Never Broke Again was sentenced to suspended 10-year prison and 3 years of active probation for the drive-by shooting that had occurred in 2016.

Rapper NBA YoungBoy shot near Trump Beach Resort, Miami!

He was again arrested on February 25, 2018, for assault, weapons violations, and kidnapping. Footage of his assaulting his then-girlfriend Jania was also released. On March 15, 2018, YoungBoy was released from prison on $75,000 bail.

YoungBoy Never Broke Again: Net Worth, Salary

His net worth is estimated to be around  $6 million while the figures on his annual salary is under review and will be updated.

YoungBoy Never Broke Again: Twitter, Facebook, Instagram

On social media  NBA Youngboy is active on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook with millions of followers. He also has two official websites- neverbrokeagain.com and youngboynba.com.

Also read: Lil Nas X - Rapper, Singer, Songwriter of Old Town Road 

Fact Check

We endeavour for accuracy. If you believe our content has any misinformation, violates your copyright, or you want to propose an update, please feel free to contact us.

Tags : rapper Untouchable Until Death Call My Name YoungBoy Never Broke Again: I Came Thru YoungBoy Never Broke Again: Valuable Pain

Related Biography