Who is Dreka Gates?

Shadreka Centuri Haynes was born on 31 August 1986 under the sign of Virgo, in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, California USA. She is a 33-year-old social media sensation, and better known as Dreka Gates for being not only the wife of famous rapper Kevin Gates, but also his manager. Dreka is also the co-owner of the Bread Winners Association record label.

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How rich is she, as of now?

Dreka Gates’ net worth is over $1 million, earned from the entertainment industry, and career as a manager of her famous husband.

Moreover, Dreka probably shares the fortune of Kevin, which is also estimated at over $1 million

Early Life, Education, Ethnicity, Nationality

Dreka Gates is of mixed ethnicity and holds American nationality; she was raised in a wealthy family in her hometown of Baton Rouge. She was an excellent pupil, and although her parents wanted her to become a doctor and study medicine at Louisiana State University, she decided to pursue a career in the fashion industry, so she didn’t graduate.

Career

Prior to being involved in the music industry alongside her husband Kevin, Dreka spent some time working at a real estate company. She later decided to try herself as Kevin’s booking manager, and the couple also established a record label, called Bread Winners Association, in 2010.

Her love for fashion further led her to launch the dress shop ‘Polished Eccentric’, plus  she’s a social media influencer, very active on her official Instagram and Twitter accounts. One of her idols is Kim Kardashian.

Dreka Gates

Appearance and Vital Statistics

  • Long dark brown hair
  • Dark brown eyes
  • Height – 5ft 4ins (1.63m)
  • Weight – 121lbs (55kgs)
  • Vital statistics – 33-27-35
  • Bra Size – 32B
  • Dress Size – 3 (US)
  • Shoe Size – 6.5 (US)

Popularity through Her Marriage to Kevin Gates

Dreka and Kevin Gates met each other while they were attending high school, and started their relationship, but didn’t tie the knot until 13 years later, on 17 October of 2015. They have two children, to whom Dreka gave birth in the water at home. Their daughter they named Islah Koren was born in November of 2012, and son Khaza Kamil in May of 2014.

Devoted Muslim

Dreka Gates is quite open about her practicing of the Muslim religion. In September of 2016, she and her husband Kevin joined the Hajj routes to Mecca.

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Who is her husband? Kevin Gates Short Wiki/Bio

Kevin Jerome Gilyard, better known as Kevin Gates, was born on 5 February 1986 under the sign of Aquarius, in Baton Rouge, Louisiana USA of Moroccan and Puerto Rican ancestry. He was a troublemaker during his early years, and was even arrested at the age of 13, allegedly involved in car theft. He attended Baton Rouge Community College for a semester, and then dropped out.

Career Beginnings

Kevin’s career started in 2007, when he signed to Dead Game Records, and collaborated with Webbie and Boosie Badazz on his debut mixtape “Pick Of Da Litter”, released in the same year. This was followed by his another mixtape, entitled “All Or Nuthin’”, but because of his imprisonment, Kevin wasn’t active for three years, from 2008 until 2011; instead, he obtained his MA degree in Psychology during this time.

Rise to Prominence

In 2010, Kevin co-founded his own record label with his wife Dreka, and released his first major mixtape entitled “Stranger Than Fiction” in 2013, which reached No. 37 on the US Billboard 200. He then spent four months in prison for assault, and after his release out came the mixtape “By Any Means”, which peaked at No. 17 on the same chart.

During the same year, Kevin launched the energy drink “I Don’t Get Tired”, named after his single featuring August Alsina from the mixtape “Luca Brasi 2”.

The single received gold certification, and entered the US Billboard Hot 100 chart.

Continued Success, Studio Albums, and EPs

Kevin Gates’s debut studio album was released under the title “Islah”, named after his daughter, in December of 2015. It reached No. 2 on the US Billboard 200, and was named the Best Album of 2016 So Far by Inverse.

While he was in prison in 2017 convicted of assault, Kevin’s wife released the mixtape “By Any Means 2”, peaking at No. 4 on the US Billboard 200 chart. His debut EP – “Chained To The City” – out came in May of 2018, and was followed by two more EPs – “4 Respect” and “Only The Generals Gon Understand”. Most recently, Kevin released his second studio album “I’m Him”, reaching No. 4 on the US Billboard 200.

Author

Benjy is currently a reporter for BiographyPedia based in Adelaide, Australia. Prior to joining BiographyPedia in July 2019, he was a Bizarre TV reporter and theatre critic at TheSun. Benjy has also written for DailyMail and TMZ. Benjy studied journalism at Goldsmiths University of London, graduating in 2009. You can contact him at [email protected]

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