Plies originally Algernod Washington is a famous American hip hop artist. He founded BIG GATES RECORDS and was a wide receiver in the football team of his University in Ohio during 1996. He has released three albums till now and got successful with his singles titled Hypnotized and Shanty.

Quick Biography

He was born on 1st July in the year 1976 in Fort Myers in Florida. He spent his childhood East Dumber part of Fort Myers. He went to Fort Myers School and used to play in the Football Team. He was also known as the best-dressed student during his school time. He is a famous rapper and songwriter who has become famous with his singles.

Quick Summary

Full Name/Real Name: Algernod Lanier Washington
Age: 45 years old
Birth Date: 1st July 1976
Birth Place: Fort Myers, Florida (United States)
Nationality: American
Religion: Christian
Parents: N/A
Spouse: N/A
Children: Nijier Lanier Washington
Height: 5 feet 5 inches
Weight: 64 kg
Profession: Rapper and songwriter
Net Worth in 2021: $18 million

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

Plies is 45 years old. His height is 5 feet 5 inches, with a weight of 64 kg. His chest size is 41 inches, and his waist size is 35 inches.

Education, School/College University

Plies went to Fort Myers SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL in Fort Myers. He used to play football in his school team and was one of the best-dressed students from his class.

Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Religion & Political Views

He belongs to American nationality and black ethnicity. He doesn’t express his views about politics and belongs to the Christian religion. He hasn’t revealed much information and details about his parents.

Married, Relationship, Dating, Affair, Girlfriend, Wife, Children

He has a girlfriend, Brandy Lacole Lyons, and they were blessed with a son named Nijier Lanier Washington. On 20th October, in the year 2003, they had their son.

Relationship Statistics

Marital status? (single, married, in relation or divorced): single
When did he get married? (married date): No
Does he have any relationship affair? N/A
Is Plies Gay? No
Wife/Spouse? (name): N/A
Kids: Nijier Lanier Washington

Professional Life and Career

In the 1990s, he established BIG GATES RECORDS with his stepbrother, Ronnell Lawrence. He refused to rap for that record, but he traveled to Miami to release mixtapes after signing with SLIP-N-SLIP Records.

In the year 2007, he released ‘THE REAL TESTAMENT’ and released a debut single titled Shawty, which ranked on top Billboard charts.  His second single was released in the same year titled Hypnotized. This song featured Akon and ranked on top charts. In the year 2008, he released his second album titled DEFINITION OF REAL.

This album ranked on 2nd number in Billboard charts, and 214K copies were sold out in the first week only. He released his third album titled DA REAList in December 2008. In the year 2009, he released his fourth album titled Goon Affiliated, and its first singles were SHE GOT IT MADE and BECKY. He released his mixtape in the year 2010, which was also a big hit.

In the year 2011, he released a mixtape on 15th March and then another one on 1st September. He released his 5th studio album Purpleheart in the same year. His album got hit in different parts of the world.

He started doing world tours and stage performances. At present, he is one of the most loved rappers in the US. He will release many more albums in his career ahead. He hasn’t won many awards for his work, but he would definitely win many more awards in the coming years ahead.

Awards & Nominations

Plies won BET HIP HOP AWARDS in the year 2008 and won Ozone awards four times. He won the award of Best RAP Performance in the year 2011. He hasn’t won many recognizable awards but would win them soon.

Plies Net Worth, Income & Salary In 2021

Plies Net Worth
Plies Net Worth

As of October 2021, The net worth of Plies is around $18 million, which he has earned by working as an American rapper. He earns most of his money with his albums and singles. He has collaborated with many artists, and his songs have also ranked on top Billboard charts.

Rumors and Controversy/Scandal

He got into a legal issue when he was involved in shooting in Gainesville on 2nd July in the year 2006. He was charged for illegal possession of weapons and attempt to murder. In the year 2017, he got arrested for drink and drive.

Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.

His Facebook page has around 5.7 million fan likes, and his Twitter account has around 889K followers. On his Instagram account, he has around 7.4 million followers. He stays connected with his fans on his social media accounts.

Plies have quite a successful career due to his amazing music and rap. He has been loved by his fans from all over the world. He has been involved in legal issues for two times in his life till now. He stays with his girlfriend and son. There is no news of him getting married now, but he might give good news to his fans soon. Till now, he has won some awards, but he will definitely win many more in the coming years ahead.


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