Islah Koren Gates: Kevin and Dreka Gates’ Daughter Biography

Islah Koren Gates, born on November 30, 2012, is an American celebrity kid and daughter to rapper Kevin Gates and social media star Dreka Gates. Her father, Kevin Gates, is a Louisiana based rapper. Islah Gates’ mother is also famous and in the limelight. She is Dreka Gates, a social media star, internet sensation and an entrepreneur.

Islah Gates’ first name is the same as her dad’s major-debut studio album which was released on January 29 2016. The album is named Islah, and was released by Bread Winners’ Association and Atlantic Records. By then, Kevin Gates’ daughter was about 4 years old.

Islah Koren Gates: Kevin and Dreka Gates’ Daughter Biography

Islah Gates was born in the United States on November 30, 2012. She is an American citizen by birth. Islah falls under Sagittarius as her zodiac sign. Her real birth name is Islah Koren Gates.

Islah Koren Gates Quick facts

Islah Koren Gates

Islah Koren Gates Profile
NameIslah Koren Gates
Birthday30th November
Zodiac SignSagittarius
Famous asAmerican rapper Kevin Gates’ daughter
FatherKevin Gates
MotherDreka Gates
SiblingsKhaza Kamil Gates
Eye colorDark brown
Hair colorBlack
Instagram@drekagates (mother)

How old is Islah Koren Gates?

Born on Friday, 30 November 2012, Islah Koren Gates is 11 years, 6 months and 23 days old on 23 June, 2024.

  • Total Years: 11
  • Total Days: 4,223
  • Total Months: 138
  • Total Weeks: 603 and 2 days

About Islah Gates Ethnicity

As noted above in this article, Islah Gates is a celebrity daughter. Her father Kevin Gates was born to an African American father while his is a Puerto Rican in origin. As a result, Dreka Gates ethnicity is that of Afro-American.

We can therefore conclude that Islah Gates’ ethnicity is of mixed race.

In addition, Islah Gates’ hair color is black and she has dark brown eyes. Information about her height and weight is not yet clear since the young celebrity kid is still achieving her milestones.

Her Biography

Her younger brother Khaza Kamil with their mom Dreka

Islah Koren Gates was born on 30th November 2012 in Louisiana. As Kevin Gates’ daughter, she is one lucky child due to the fame of her parents who are already flying high in the limelight. This is why she has also started to gain fame, but through her mother Drake Gates’ Instagram account.

As mentioned above, Islah Koren Gates’ name is similar to one of her father’s albums (Islah) which peaked #2 on US Billboard 200 chart after release, and was ranked #16 for that year. The album also appears on Year End Charts of Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums, Top Current Album Sales and Top Album Sales.

The young star kid was born and raised in the United States by both parents, Kevin Gates and Dreka Gates. Islah Koren Gates is the first born child in the family. She has a younger brother called Khaza Kamil who was born on May 10, 2014. Both Khaza and Islah belong to a mixed race.

As of 2023, Islah is still enjoying her childhood years, schooling and achieving her milestones so, nothing much is known about her.

Her Parents, Kevin & Dreka Gates

Islah Koren Gates' parents are Kevin and Dreka Gates

Let’s explore a bit about Islah Koren Gates’ parents in order to understand their daughter better.

Her dad, Kevin Gates

His real birth name is Kevin Jerome Gilyard. But he is professionally known as Kevin Gates. Kevin Gates is an American rapper, songwriter and an entrepreneur. He was born on February 5, 1986. The American rapper hails from Baton Rouge, Louisiana, U.S.

His genre of music is hip-hop, and he has been in the music industry since 2017 to present.

Kevin Gates’ top albums include Islah which was done in 2016, I’m Him (2019) and Khaza in 2022. His bond with Islah is on another level since Islah is always tagging along during her dad’s tours and concerts.

Her Mom, Dreka Gates

Dreka is a social media star, entrepreneur and a mother of two (Islah and Khaza). She is the co-founder of Bread Winner’s Association, a record label she pioneered with Kevin Gates back in 2010.

Dreka Gates’ zodiac sign is Virgo since she was born on August 31, 1986. But Islah Koren Gates mom’s real birth name is Shadreka Centuri Haynes. She is, however, famously known as Dreka Gates.

Dreka’s Instagram account has over 3 million followers. On this account, she regularly shares her modelling photos while promoting different types of brands. She has appeared in her husband’s music videos, for example in Dreka and Power.

Dreka and Kevin Gates were high school lovers. Their love story ended up in marriage, and they wedded in 2015, one year after the birth of their secong child, Khaza.


In conclusion, Islah Koren Gates is famous for being a celebrity daughter of well-known American rapper Kevin Gates and social media star Dreka Gates. Meanwhile Islah is keenly following what her father does and maybe in future her career in music will unfold.

Islah Koren Gates’ Net Worth

As we can see from her age, Islah Koren Gates is still at a tender age, unemployed and she is depending on her parents.

But her father, Kevin Gates net worth is estimated to be around $1 million. His source of income is through his creativity in the music industry. Islah’s mother, Dreka Gates, is worth $1 million, and her source of income is from her social platforms, acting, and as a fitness model, among others.

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