Gucci Mane is a well-known American rapper. Mane started rapping when he was 14 years old. He has earned a lot of money from the sales of his albums and songs. Mane also has his own clothing brand known as Delantic clothing line.
Gucci Mane’s net worth is around $20 million.
Early Life and Career
Gucci Mane’s real name is Radric Delantic Davis. He was born on 12 February 1980 in Bessemer, Alabama, to Ralph Everett Dudley who is a former US serviceman and a power plant worker, and Vicky Jean Davis who is a social worker and teacher. To sign the Birth Certificate of Gucci his father was not present because he was on the run from the police for dealing in illegal items. So Radric took his mother’s last name “Davis”. At a very young age, Gucci’s mother taught him scriptures from the bible.
When Davis was 9 years old he shifted to Atlanta with his mother in 1989. Davis completed his schooling at Ronald E McNair High School. Davis grew up in a high-crime area. Davis got addicted to drugs and he also sold cannabis on his own. During his school days, he also chose to be a drug dealer.
Davis began rapping at the age of 14. He released his first album La Flare on str8 drop record. More than 1000Cd’s were sold throughout East Atlanta.
In 2005, Davis released his first independent album Trap House which reached the top 20 of Billboard heatseekers and hip hop album charts. Later he changed his album name from So Icey Entertainment to 1017 Brick Squad Records.
During his career, he also dissed many rappers and producers such as Pilies, Drake Nicki Minaj, Polow da Don, 2 Chainz, Riki rose, 808 Mafia, T.I Jeezy, and Yo Gotti. In 2014, Gucci Mane released 12 projects which include collaborations, single albums, many mixtapes, he made over $1,300,000 from those albums.
In 2012, Gucci Mane made his acting debut in Birds Of Feather, and in the same year, he was featured in Spring Breakers. In 2016, he also launched a clothing brand Delantic Clothing which has a range of T-shirts, hoodies, and underwear.
In 2014 Gucci published his autobiography known as The Autobiography of Gucci Mane, this book was written when he was in prison. This book became New York Times bestseller. In 2019, he also started working with Gucci (an Italian fashion brand)but previously this brand was not associated with Gucci Mane because of his criminal records and his bad image.
Davis I was also involved in various legal issues, he was arrested on cocaine charges and sent to jail for 90 days in 2001. In May 2005 Davis was attacked by a group of men in Georgia. Davis and his friends shot at the group, during this incident one boy was killed and the dead body was found later behind a middle school. Davis was subsequently charged with murder. Dev is claimed that the shot fired by him was a part of his self-defense. The murder charges on Davis were dropped in January 2006, due to insufficient evidence.
In 2010 Mane was arrested for driving on the wrong side with no license, no proof of insurance, and other traffic charges. Gucci Mane has been arrested many times since 2010.