Celebrated Name: Plies
Real Name/Full Name: Algernod Lanier Washington
Gender: Male
Age: 48 years old
Birth Date: 1 July 1976
Birth Place: Fort Myers, Florida, United States
Nationality: American
Height: 1.65 m
Weight: 64 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Single
Wife/Spouse (Name): No
Children: Yes (Nijier Lanier Washington)
Profession: American rapper and songwriter
Net Worth in 2024: $16 million
Last Updated: July 2024

Plies is a hip hop recording artist who is the founder of the Bill Gates Record. He had a successful debut in 2007 with the album ‘The Real Testament, ’ which had successful singles like ‘Hypnotized’ and ‘Shawty.’ He went on to release more albums, which were equally successful like ‘Da REAList,’ ‘Definition of Real,’ and ‘Goon Affiliated.’

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Early Life

Born as Algernod Lanier Washington in Florida on July 1, 1976, he grew up in the area of Fort Myers and attended Fort Myers Senior High School, where he played football and was crowned as Homecoming King and “Best Dressed” student of his class. He then further attended the Miami University with the name Nod Washington and was a wide receiver of the football team from 1995 to 1997.

He got transferred to the University of Central Florida but dropped out. Washington, in 1995, had nine receptions for 69 yards, and in his sophomore year, he had 25 receptions for 262 yards and two touchdowns. In the next season, he had five receptions for 43 yards.

Personal Life

Plies dated Brandy Lacole, and she gave birth to their son Nijier Lanier Washington in 2003. In 2015, he was rumored to be dating Angela Yee, who is an American radio personality.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 1 July 1976, Plies is 48 years old as of today’s date 20th July 2024. His height is 1.65 m tall, and his weight is 64 kg.


After his graduation, Plies initiated his music career with the help of his step-brother and founded the Big Gates Records. He then landed on a deal with Slip-n-Slide Records, where he released a lot of mixed tapes. His first album ‘The Real Testament’ was released in 2007, which was a hit with the singles “Hypnotized” and “Shawty” and was also certified as Gold. In 2008, his second album ‘Definition of Real’ got released, and the single ‘Bust It Baby’ was certified as Gold. He went on to release his third album in the same year with the name ‘Da REAList, ’ which had the hit single ‘Put It On Ya.’

His fourth album ‘Goon Affiliated’ got released in 2010, which made much more success than the previous albums. He also made guest appearances in other music videos, which made him highly successful. From 2010, he released many mixtapes which were either dedicated or was a promotional one. His famous single “Rich N*gga Shit’ got released in 2016, which featured Young Dolph, and then, his 5th studio album ‘Purple Heart’ got released in 2017.

Awards & Achievements

Plies is a Grammy Award-nominated rapper who released three studio albums ‘The Real Testament,’ ‘Definition of Real,’ and ‘Goon Affiliated,’ which are top-five ranking studio albums. He was also nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Rap Performance for “Lose My Mind” in 2011. He also got nominated for three BET Hip-Hop awards and also for four Ozone Awards. Plies albums ‘Da REAList’ and ‘Goon Affiliated’ reach #1 on the US Rap Chart, and ‘Goon Affiliated’ also reached #1 on the US R&B chart.

Net Worth & Salary of Plies in 2024

Plies Net Worth
Plies Net Worth

As of July 2024, Plies net worth is $16 million, where he has made his fortune from onboard performances, album sales, endorsements, appearances in music videos and television, royalties, etc. He also has a luxurious mansion, which is valued at $11 million.

Plies has almost two decades of experience in the music industry, where his stage name ‘Plies’ comes from a common nickname from his hometown, which refers to the wealthy drug dealers. He had told MTV that he prefers his music to have substance rather than just being popular. His fans have a connect to his music because of its meaningful vibe.


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