Plies net worth: American rapper and the founder of Big Gates Records, Algernod Lanier Washington, better known as Plies has a net worth of $14 million.
Algernod Lanier Washington is a famous American rapper who is better known by his stage name “Plies”. Best known for his popular singles “Shawty” as well as “Hypnotized”, Plies has been active in the field of music since 2004. Apart from being a famous recording artist, Plies is also the founder and owner of a recording company namely “Big Gates Records”.
Born on July 1, 1976 in Fort Myers, Florida, USA, Plies was raised in East Dunber area. He is a graduate of Fort Myers Senior High School where he used to play football. Later, he attended Miami University where he excelled in his football skills but after that, while he was attending the University of Central Florida, he dropped out to focus on a career in music.
It was before his actual entry in musical world as a rapper that he founded a record label named “Big Gates Records” with his stepbrother. After hesitating a little to rap in his initial phase, Plies started rapping from 2004.
Plies claimed to fame in 2007 as he released his debut album “The Real Testament”. The songs “Shawty” and “Hypnotized” became very popular and both the songs were included in “Hot 100” at number nine and fourteen respectively. He has released many mixtapes as well as three other studio albums and has also collaborated with many other major singers for his songs. All of these projects have helped Plies earn a lot in the process contributing to his net worth at the present.
For his contribution in the field of music, Plies has been nominated for Grammy Awards in 2011 for the song “Lose My Mind” which he sang alongside Young Jeezy. He has been nominated thrice for BET Hip-Hop Awards and has won an Ozone Award for the song “Shawty”. As of now, Plies has been active in music under the label “Atlantic Records”.
Talking about his personal life, Plies is a father to a son who was born while he was in his college, by his girlfriend, Brandy Lacole Lyons. For now, Plies has been leading a luxurious life rendered by his present net worth which amounts to a whooping $14 million.
Quick Facts about Plies
Full Name: Algernod Lanier Washington
Profession: Rapper, recording artist
Height: 5ft 5 in
Ethnicity: African American
Date of Birth: July 1, 1976
Place of Birth: Fort Myers, Florida, USA
Education: Miami University
Marital status: Single
Astrological sign: Cancer