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Full NameIslah Koren Gates
First NameIslah
Middle NameKoren
Last NameGates
ProfessionCelebrity Child
Birth CountryUnited States of America
Father NameKevin Gates
Father Professionrapper, Singer, Songwriter, Entrepreneur
Mother NameDreka Haynes
Mother ProfessionEntrepreneur
Gender IdentityFemale
SibilingsKhaza Kamil Gates
Date of BirthNovember 30,2012
Age11 years

Islah Koren Gates is best known as the celebrity daughter of Kevin Gates.

Islah was born on 30th November 2012 to Kevin and Dreka Gates. She has a sibling whose name is Khaza Kamil Gates

Islah Koren Gates teaching her father karate
Islah Koren Gates teaching her father karate. Source: Instagram


Islah Koren Gates is the daughter of Kevin and Dreka Haynes. Her father is a famous America-based rapper, singer, songwriter, and entrepreneur. 

His genre of interest is Hip hop. Gate’s debut album, Islah, was released in January 2016 and rose to number 2 on the US Billboard 200 chart. 

Her mother, Dreka, is a social media influencer. She is active on Instagram and has a huge list of followers of 2.9 million

She has even appeared in her husband’s music videos which eventually earned her a huge fan following.

Dreka is also the co-founder of the record level Bread Winner’s Association. Also, she has founded a plant-based skincare brand named “Dreka.”

Islah Koren Gates with her mother and sister
Islah Koren Gates with her mother and sister. Source: Instagram


Kevin Jerome Gilyard, who is famously known as Kevin Gates, is a well-entertained American rapper and singer. 

He was born on 5th February 1986. His mother is Puerto Rican, and his father is an African American. 

His family lived in New Orleans, Louisiana, and later settled in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States. He is of Moroccan and Puerto Rican descent. 


Kevin was first arrested when he was just 13. He was found to be a passenger in a stolen vehicle. 

He was put in prison for a brief period. Later Kevin revealed that the arrest had a huge impact on his life. 

Later in 2003, he was involved in a fight outside a movie theatre and stabbed another guy multiple times.

In the summer of 2015, Gates committed battery by kicking a fan during his ongoing stage performance in Lakeland, Florida

In his defense, he used Florida’s stand-your-ground law. However, on 26th October 2016, he was charged with battery and sentenced to prison for 180 days. 

Also, Gates was sentenced to jail for 30 months at the East Moline for a gun warrant. 

However, as he failed to be present in his court hearing, his warrant was re-issued in December 2016. He was released on parole in January 2018.


He initiated his career in the music industry in 2007 after signing with Dead Game Records. His career flourished in the mid-2000s

Pick of Da Litter, Make ‘Em Believe, Wylin, By Any Means, I Don’t Get Tired, Really Really, 2 Phones, etc. are some of his famous mixtapes. 


Kevin tied the knot with his long-time girlfriend, Dreka Gates, in 2015. The couple had been dating since 2003. They have two children together: Khaza and Islah

However, during an interview with Complex, Kevin tipped that he has children with other women as well.

Islah Koren Gates with her parents and sister
Islah Koren Gates with her parents and sister. Source: Pinterest


In March 2022, there were rumors about the couple's split. 

The gossip started after the rapper shared a social media post saying that, at times, we miss our ex, but it’s all in the past for a reason.

Later, Kevin was spotted in a restaurant with Love and Hip Hop star Jojo Zarur embracing. 

After that, on 9th June 2022, Kevin dropped his single, Super General, the lyrics of which indirectly confirmed their separation. 

However, currently, the pair have been sharing each other’s photographs and videos on their Instagram handle. 

On 9th February 2023, Kevin shared the behind the scene clip of his video shoot of “Breakfast” with Dreka.

On 14th February 2023, Dreka shared a picture of her and Kevin and captioned it, “I’m in full support of and encouraging all things yummy in celebration of love,” and tagged her husband, Kevin Gates, in the post.

Islah Koren Gates parents Kevin Gates and Dreka Gates
Islah Koren Gates parents Kevin Gates and Dreka Gates. Source: Instagram


The net worth of Islah is currently under review. However, for now, we have the net worth of her father, which is estimated to be about $1 million.


  1. Currently, Islah Koren Gates is ten years old. She will celebrate her 11th birthday on 30th November 2023.

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Updated On Mon Mar 13 2023 Published On Mon Mar 13 2023 By shreesti

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