Kevin Gates Height: How Tall is The American Rapper?

Kevin Gates has a height of 6 feet 2 inches, which can also be measured as 1.89 meters and 189 centimeters. The rapper, whose real name is Kevin Jerome Gilyard, was born on February 5, 1986, and is currently 38 years old.

Gates released his first studio album, Islah, in January 2016 and since then has made several marks in the music industry. He currently can be listed among American rappers with heights above average. He is seen with a perfect height that gives a good fit to his body structure. Read on as we unravel everything about the height of Kevin Gate and how well it balances with his weight and other body structures.

Kevin Gate’s Bio

  • AGE: 38 Years Old
  • BIRTHDAY: February 5, 1986
  • BIRTHPLACE: Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States
  • BIRTH SIGN: Aquarius 
  • ETHNICITY: African-American
  • FATHER: Unknown
  • MOTHER: Martha Green Gates
  • SIBLINGS: Brandon Gilyard
  • HEIGHT: 6 feet 2 inches tall (1.89 meters and 189 centimeters)
  • WEIGHT: 92 Kg
  • BODY MEASUREMENT: 34- inches (chest), 25- inches (waist), and 34- inches (hip)

How Tall is Kevin Gates Now?

The 38–year-old American rapper stands at a height of 6 feet 2 inches (1.89 m and 189 cm). He can be classified among American rappers with a tall stature as he stands at a height above lots of American rappers.

According to the statistics from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Kevin Gates’ height, when compared with the height of adult males in America over 20 years old, is seen to be taller. The Agency provided that the average height of adult males in America is 5 feet, 9 inches.

Judging by the data provided by the agency, Kevin Gates stands at a height difference of 5 inches above the average height of males in America. The rapper is seen as taller than lots of American celebrity rappers and also has others with heights to envy.  

Kevin Gates’ Height Compared to His Wife Dreka Gates

Dreka Gates, the wife of the American rapper Kevin Gates, stands at a height of 5 feet 4 inches tall, which can also be measured as 1.65 meters and 165 centimeters. The rapper is seen to be much taller than his wife, with a 10 inches gap. Though some women are quite taller than men, it is rare because men have higher testosterone levels, which results in a higher height growth level in men than in women.

Placing Dreka Gates’ height on the average height of women in America, which is 5 feet 4 inches, she is seen to be at the exact height. Therefore, at the height of women, Dreka Gates stands at an average height, unlike her husband, who stands at a height above the average height of American men.

Kevin Gate’s Height Compared to Some American Rappers and Celebrities

  • Kanye West – 5 feet 8 inches
  • Chris Brown – 6 feet
  • Drake 6 feet 1 inch
  • Big Sean – 5 feet 8 inches
  • Skepta – 6 feet
  • The Weeknd – 5 feet 8 inches
  • Kendrick Lamar – 5 feet 6 inches
  • DJ Khaled – 5 feet 7 inches

Kevin Gate’s Height Compared To 50 Cent’s

Curtis James Jackson III, widely known by his stage name 50 Cent, is an American rapper, actor, and entrepreneur who stands at a height of 6 feet (1.83 m and 183 cm). He is seen to rank with the likes of Kevin Gates in the music industry but is physically seen to be heights below the Louisiana rapper. There is an existing 2 inches height gap between Kevin Gates and 50 Cent, though the height difference is not too significant as they almost appear to be of the same height.

By comparing the height of the two rap legends to the average height of adult male Americans, which is 5 feet 9 inches by the CDC, they appear to be a height above the average height stipulated for male Americans. 50 Cent stands at a height difference of 3 inches above the average height of male Americans. Kevin Gates also stands at a 5 inches height difference above the 5 feet 9 inches height of the average American male.

Kevin Gates Height vs Gucci Mane’s Height

Radric Delantic Davis, born on February 12, 1980, widely known by his stage name Gucci Mane, is listed at a height of 6 feet 2 inches (1.89 m and 189 cm). The rapper is seen to stand at the same height as Kevin Gates, as they are both listed at the height of 6 feet 2 inches.

Physically, their equal height is observed in the video titled I’m Not Goin by Gucci Mane feat Kevin Gates where they appear unarguably of the same height. When comparing their height with that of the average American male, they are seen to stand at 5 inches taller than the stated 5 feet 9 inches.

What is Kevin Gates’s Weight?

Kevin Gates has a weight of 92 kg, which is equivalent to 209 pounds. His weight is seen to report a body mass index slightly above the recommended healthy BMI range. Since the healthy body mass index is placed in the range of 18 to 24.5 BMI, Kevin Gates’ BMI calculation scored 25.7 BMI.

The calculation considered his height, weight, and other body structure, which leads to the conclusion that the rapper is a bit overweight. Despite the fact that the rapper has some BMI scores above the healthy BMI range, he is physically seen to appear healthy. But we advise him to pay more attention to his workout routine to balance his body mass index.

Kevin Gates Body Measurements

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The rapper has the following body measurements; 34-inches (chest), 25-inches (waist), and 34-inches (hip). From his body measurements, one can conclude that the rapper is not doing a workout routine that will help build his chest. This is a fact, as his chest is reported to measure only 34 inches, compared to others that cross an average of 40 to 42 inches.

Workout Routine of the American Rapper 

Kevin Gates disclosed his workout routine in an interview with MH, stating that he takes indoor workouts twice daily. Also stated that working out is his therapy before going out on a tour. The 38 year old rapper also disclosed that one of his best means of keeping fit is hiking. He claims that hiking helps to stabilize muscles that are usually not touched during a gym workout session.

Kevin stressed his hiking fitness, stating that he likes to jog and run as it helps him achieve the complete body balance he desires. However, there are some gym sessions Kevin Gates makes use of on a routine basis, and they are:

Warmup Session

  • 4 rounds of 30 seconds jumping rope
  • 4 sets of 10 to 15 reps using the Ab wheel rollouts

Upper Body Tri-Set Session

  • 3 sets of 10 reps on incline dumbbell squeeze press
  • 3 sets of 10 reps on close-grip pushups
  • 3 sets of 10 reps on bench dips


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