Gucci Mane Height, Weight, Biography, Career, and Personal Life
Radric Delantic Davis is known professionally as Gucci Mane, an American rapper, and record executive. In the 2000s and 2010s, Gucci and fellow Atlanta rappers T.I. and Young Jeezy assisted in pioneering the hip hop subgenre of trap music.
Gucci’s first album, Trap House, was released in 2005, while his second studio album, Hard to Kill, was released in 2006. Further, his third studio album Trap House was released in 2007. Gucci has released 14 studio albums and around 71 mixtapes throughout his career. He started his own label, 1017 Records, in 2007.
He collaborated with other artists like Selena Gomez, The Weeknd, Mariah Carey, Drake, Lil Wayne, Chris Brown, Usher, Bruno Mars, and Marilyn Manson. His mixtapes and trap music have influenced Atlanta rappers. He has been dubbed an “avatar of East Atlanta” and the most prominent underground rapper of the 2000s.
Gucci Mane made his acting debut alongside Producer Zaytoven in the 2012 film Birds of a Feather. In the same year, the rapper appeared in the film Spring Breakers. Gucci’s autobiography, The Autobiography of Gucci Mane, was released in September 2017. The book was co-written by Gucci and Neil Martinez-Belkin, a former XXL Magazine editor, while he was in prison.
Quick Facts and Body Statistics:
Full name: Radric Delantic Davis
Date of birth: February 12, 1980
Place of birth: Bessemer, Alabama, USA
Age: 42 years (As of 2022)
Height: 6′ 2″ or 189 cm
Weight 92 kg or 203 lbs
Net Worth: $12 Million
Facts about Gucci Mane
- Davis is the son of Ralph Everett Dudley, a former U.S. serviceman and power plant worker, and Vicky Jean Davis, a social worker, and teacher.
- Gucci came from a long line of military families. His paternal grandpa, James Dudley, Sr., served in the Navy for twelve years as a chef during WWII.
- His maternal grandfather, Walter Lee Davis, also served in the Pacific during WWII on the USS South Dakota. His father also served in the military, spending two years in Korea.
- Gucci relocated to Atlanta with his single mother when he was nine because of family issues in Bessemer. Gucci and Victor were moved to East Atlanta by his mother and attended Cedar Grove Elementary School.
- He was good in school and considered himself athletic, even though he did not participate in sports. Gucci started his career as a drug dealer by selling cannabis on his own and using his Christmas money to buy crack cocaine while he was in eighth grade.
- Davis’ independent debut album, Trap House, was released in 2005 and contained the hit “Icy” with Young Jeezy. Disputes over the single’s rights led to a schism between the two performers. For an independent artist, Trap House has been deemed a success. The album was listed in the Top 20 of Billboard’s R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart and peaked #1 on Billboard’s Heatseekers Album chart.
- His second studio album, Hard to Kill, was released in 2006, and its successful track “Freaky Gurl” was #12 on the Hot Rap Tracks chart, number 19 on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart, and number 62 on the Billboard Hot 100.
- Gucci Mane began releasing photographs of his planned Delantic clothing line in May 2016, which will include anything from T-shirts and sweatshirts to lingerie.
- The rapper began collaborating with Gucci, an Italian fashion business, in 2019. Due to the rapper’s criminal background and image, the company had previously avoided collaborating with him.
- After a few years of personal development, he got married and improved his physique, and Gucci revealed he would be the face of their Gucci Cruise 2020 Campaign.
- On October 17, 2017, Gucci married Keyshia Ka’oir, the Ka’oir Cosmetics and Ka’oir Fitness entrepreneur, in Miami. The wedding was sponsored by BET, which also created The Mane Event, a 10-part T.V. series on wedding preparations and events.
- He proposed to Ka’oir after performing at an Atlanta Hawks basketball game. Ice Davis, his son, was born on December 23, 2020.
- Gucci revealed in his memoirs that his son was born in 2007 and about whom he did not know until the youngster was 10 months old.
- As of 2022, Gucci Mane has 15.7m followers on his I.G. and 9.3m on Twitter.