Rapper NBA YoungBoy lists mansion in Olympus Cove for $5.5M

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After spending two years confined to a mansion near the top of Olympus Cove in Millcreek, the rapper known as YoungBoy Never Broke Again is ready to get out of his house for good.

NBA YoungBoy could add a bit more to his net worth in the process, listing his home and one-time jail for $5.5 million.

Since buying the home at 4544 S. Abinadi Rd. in Millcreek for $5.4 million, the rapper, whose name is Kentrell Gaulden, spent most of his time in Utah on house arrest in the 8,800-square-foot home awaiting trial on gun charges. 

He’s been free to admire the Salt Lake Valley, Oquirrh Mountains, Great Salt Lake and growth of Downtown only from the property.

Despite the expansive views out floor-to-ceiling windows in nearly every room of the house, the time YoungBoy spent there took an apparent toll on his career and mental health. His attorneys asked a Louisiana judge late last year to allow him to leave for therapy sessions and to begin recording music again.

The judge partially granted the request in December, allowing the rapper to leave the home for therapy. He listed the home on Monday. Matthew Mullin, a Realtor with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Utah Properties, declined to comment on the new listing.

Gaulden, also known as NBA YoungBoy, was arrested on gun charges while filming a music video in 2020 in Baton Rouge. He spent most of 2021 in a Louisiana jail before buying the Utah home in April 2022. The purchase price wasn’t disclosed and Utah doesn’t require transparency when it comes to real estate sales.

According to a Billboard story from last February, Gaulden had never stepped foot off the property since a court agreed to allow him to live in the home while on house arrest.

During his time in Utah, Gaulden dipped his toe into the local culture.

The rapper got married while in Utah, with his wife posting an image from the 9th & 9th Bridal Studio a year ago.

He said recently he’d begun reading about the LDS Church, though he didn’t indicate he was formally getting involved in the religion. He did put a Mormon scripture at the start of a recent music video, which also included shots from inside and around the property, and short clips of YoungBoy’s cars driving in the area.

YoungBoy has a history in Utah, saying in a video he learned to ride horses in Eden.

“Designed to blur the lines between indoor and outdoor living, every corner of this home is flooded with natural light, creating an ambiance of serenity and tranquility,” the listing says.

Despite its size, the home has just four spacious bedrooms and four bathrooms, with various floors accessed by stairs or an elevator.

“Outside, a heated driveway leads to not one but five, five-car garages, ensuring ample space for your vehicle collection,” according to the listing.

“A luxurious main-floor master suite awaits, boasting unparalleled vistas and a private balcony overlooking the sprawling 1.46-acre lot,” according to the listing. “Enjoy resort-style living with a sparkling pool, perfect for lounging on warm summer days or hosting elegant gatherings against the backdrop of the mesmerizing scenery.”

“Experience the epitome of contemporary elegance in this exceptional property, where every detail has been meticulously curated for the discerning homeowner,” according to the listing.

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Taylor Anderson grew up near Chicago and made his way West to study journalism at the University of Montana. He's been a staff writer for the Chicago Tribune, Bend Bulletin and Salt Lake Tribune. A move from Portland, Oregon, to Salt Lake City opened his eyes to the importance of good urban design for building strong neighborhoods. He lives on the border of the Liberty Wells and Ballpark neighborhoods.