rapper plies

Life is a journey, and there is not much of surety where the journey takes us. The case of Plies is also the same as the wide receiver of the Miami University football team is one of the most famous rappers of the current generation.

The life of Plies as how it takes a turn from various universities to a celebratory rapper is something to be read about. The story of lots of highs and dismal lows tend to move in multiple directions. It certainly is an article to roll the eyeballs through.


Before we get into the life of Plies, let’s take a look at some of his quick facts!

Quick Bio

Birth Name: Algernod Lanier Washington
Birthday: 1st July 1976
Birthplace: Fort Myers, Florida
Zodiac Sign: Cancer
Nationality: American
Ethnicity: African-American
Profession: Rapper and songwriter
Parents: Unknown
Married/Wife: Yes
Son: Nijier Lanier Washington
Net Worth: $14 Million

Short Bio

The founder of Big Gates RecordAlgernod Lanier Washington, aka Plies, was born on July 1, 1976. He is an American hip hop recording artist.

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His younger brother has been a great encouragement for him. He is the one who helped him in the field of rap. Plies, along with his stepbrother, started Big Gate records.

The genres Plies is more renowned for are hip-hop,southern hip-hop and dirty rap.

Also, he debuted in 2007 with The Real Testament and with successful singles “Shawty” and “Hypnotized.” He later continued with albums like the definition of real, DA REAList, and Goon affiliated simultaneously.

He has already associated with DJ Khaled, Jeezy, Kodak Black, Ne-Yo, Rico Love, and Trick Daddy.

Rapper Plies
Rapper Plies

Personal Life 

Plies was born in Florida and attended the Fort Myers senior high school. Later he attended Miami University and transferred to the University of Florida as well. With increasing changes in life, his football interest turned towards rap.

Plies: Age, Height, Education

As of 2019, Algernod is 43 years old. He belongs to the Afro-American ethnicity, and his height is 5 ft 5 inches or 1.65 m and weighs about 66 kgs.

His chest and waist size is 41 and 35. His biceps are 14 inches. He has brown, dark eyes and hair also of the same attribute.

Plies attended Fort Myers high school and later joined Miami University and finally transferred to the University of Central Florida.

Married Life: Wife And Children

Marriage is not something that plies is much interested in. He is more focused upon rap rather than other distractions that come through. It’s the media who generally tend to make the assumptions.

Plies dated Lira Galore for a few months. The couple met in December 2014, however, they ended their relation in February 2015.

The rumors suggest that he dated Angela Yee back in 2015, who is a radio personality. Later Plies also dated Brandy Lacole as well. It lasted for a short period. As a matter of fact, they never confirmed it.

Plies, however, has a 14-year-old son Nijier Lanier Washington. Rumors suggested that brandy lacole gave birth to the child but there is no official confirmation.

 Legal Issues 

On July 2, 2006, Plies got into a shooting at a nightclub in Florida. The fight that began with fists and shouting ended with six rounds of bullet fire.

The result didn’t go good and there was an arrest against Plies and his members. The possession of the concealed weapon also didnt help the situation.

There was an arrest for Plies in January 2017 as well due to driving under the influence. The lack of following the rule cost him.

The continuous legal issues tend to suggest that he was right in rap but was equally good at getting into the legal issues that tend to hold his hand gracefully.

Concrete Altercations

During the concert in Florida on April 3, 2015, it is believed that Plies was attacked.  One of the audience started the brawl, which went wrong. Later a video went viral regarding the incident. The incident went well viral, resulting in an altercation between both parties.

Plies Net Worth, House, And Cars

The real testament being his debut album sold 90 thousand copies, and his journey to rap world was on a high. There is no looking back after that. Piles net worth tends to go higher and higher with each good albums and record.

People tend to assume that his net worth must be in millions of dollars. As of 2019 Piles has the net worth of $14 million.

The life of a successful rapper is mostly luxurious, same goes for the case of Plies. Plies is believed to have a mansion in Greenwich. Experts tend to think it costs  $11,000,000. Apart from the cost, there is not much information about the house.

Another adding factor to the stardom of rappers is the cars. Plies own Pontiac Grand Prix. Apart from that, he owns a lincoln continental, an Aston Martin, a Cadillac CTS-V, and a Bentley Continental.

Social Media Presence

The hype of Plies on social media is also on the rise. He has more than 5 million followers on Facebook, 7.2 Million followers on Instagram, and 883k followers on Twitter.

Interesting Facts 

  • The actual meaning of his stage name Plies refers to a wealthy drug dealer.
  • One of the biggest reason for Plies becoming a rapper was his brother when his brother suggested him to do “tell dem krakcers” dat and then there was no looking back.
  • Apart from his singles collection becoming such a hit, he believes his raps should have substance to connect to all kinds of public.
  • Plies had a great interest in football, and rap happened to him.

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