• Nasir Fard, better known as Gillie Da Kid, is an American rapper and actor born in 1984 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
• He co-founded the rap group Major Figgas and pursued a solo career, releasing several mixtapes and albums.
• Gillie has 8 acting credits to his name, appearing in films such as "Caged Animal" (2010) and "Force of Execution" (2013), and in the TV series "Chase Street" (2020).
• He is in a long-term relationship with his non-celebrity girlfriend Regina.
• Gillie has an estimated net worth of over $2 million.
Who is Gillie Da Kid?
American rapper and actor Nasir Fard – aka Gillie Da Kid – was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania USA, on 31 July 1984, making his zodiac sign Leo. He’s a rapper and actor, who’s probably still known best for having been a founding member of the rap group Major Figgas, which was active from 1999 to 2001, and was also founded by Abliva; they eventually welcomed Bump J, Dutch, Bianca and Spade-O into the group, and released several mixtapes prior to disbanding.
Education and early life
Gillie was raised in Philadelphia by his parents, but not a lot is known about them because Gillie prefers to keep them away from media; he hasn’t mentioned any siblings whom he might have, but it’s believed that he was raised alongside two sisters.
He studied at Ben Franklin High School, and was interested in both basketball and running track during his four years there, while he also had good grades, which made it possible for him to pursue a college degree upon matriculating in 2002.
Gillie studied at Cabrini College, Pennsylvania, from which he graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in 2006.
Career as a rapper
Gillie launched his career when he co-founded Major Figgas, and even though they signed a contract with Suave House Records and seemed to have a promising future, they still disbanded not long afterwards.
Gillie then chose to pursue a solo career, and signed a contract with Cash Money Records after having met its CEO, Lil Wayne; he still failed to release any music, and was thus dropped by the label.
He then signed with Babygrande Records, and his debut mixtape “The Best of the GDK” was released in March 2007. In 2008, Gillie released his song “Get Down on the Ground”, which only became popular after famous American rapper Soulja Boy covered it in 2013.
Also in 2008, Gillie released his debut album, “King of Philly”, and his second album “I Am Philly” followed in 2009. He then signed a $2 million contract with Relumae Records, and released his album “Welcome to Gilladelphia” in 2015; his second album “Million Dollars Worth of Game” followed in 2017, but Gillie hasn’t released any new music since then.
Roles in movies
Gillie’s also an actor with eight credits to his name – his debut film appearance was in the 2010 action drama “Caged Animal”, directed by Ryan Combs, and in which Gillie starred alongside Ving Rhames and Nipsey Hussle. It follows Cain who’s been in jail for quite some time, and has recently been invited to speak to children from his neighborhood, including his son, to try and keep them away from illegal activities.
Also in 2010, Gillie appeared in the crime drama “Ex$pendable”, and could then have been seen playing supporting characters in the 2011 drama “Streets”, the 2013 action crime “Force of Execution”, and in his own 2014 music video “Gillie Da Kid ft. Pusha T: Tryna Get Me One”.
In 2017, he portrayed Juice in the action thriller “Blood Brotha”, and Gillie’s most recent film role has been as T. I. in the 2019 crime drama “The Probe”, written by Cortez Johnson, directed by Derrick Hammond, and which starred Clifton Powell, Tray Chaney and Jasmine Burke; it follows the lives of police officers and criminals in Philadelphia.
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Roles in TV series
Gillie’s appeared in only a single TV series. He played North Phil in the episodes “Closed Casket”, “No One Can Serve Two Masters” and “Run CMD” of the 2020 action crime drama “Chase Street”, created by Denny Brown, and which starred Clifton Powell, Tyrell Baker and Porta Richard Nunez. The series aired three episodes in 2017, and four others in 2020 – it follows the people living in Camden, New Jersey who are either chasing respect, money or drugs; it was cancelled after having aired these seven episodes.
Gillie worked as a production co-ordinator on the 2017 action thriller movie “Blood Brotha”, which failed to attract any attention.
He was featured in the documentary movies’ “Philly Uncut”, “Philly Uncut II” and “Philly Uncut III”, all released in 2021.
Love life and wife
Gillie rarely speaks about his love life in public, but has revealed that he’s today in a long-term relationship with his non-celebrity American girlfriend Regina, who’s working as a make-up artist, and can be seen featured in many of Gillie’s Instagram pictures and videos. Gillie’s quite proud of Regina’s career and the progress which she’s made, as he’s revealed in some of his interviews.
Some of his fans have claimed that he and Regina have been together for more than 10 years, and that they are now planning to marry, but this hasn’t been confirmed by Gillie.
He hasn’t mentioned other girls whom he’s dated, is in a long-term relationship with Regina as of November 2022, hasn’t married and doesn’t have children.
Interesting facts and hobbies
Gillie’s quite active on Instagram, and there are over 460,000 people following him on the social media network today – he’s posted more than 200 pictures and videos onto his account. He launched his YouTube channel on 26 December 2011, and it currently numbers over 3.5 million views of all the videos uploaded onto it, while there are over 35,000 people subscribed to it.
Gillie’s a huge fan of fast cars; his favorite brand’s Porsche, and he often posts pictures onto his social media accounts, which feature him driving or standing close to his Porsche 911.
He’s a fan of tattoos, and has many inked onto his neck and arms, most of which can be seen in his Instagram pictures.
Gillie’s favorite actors are Russell Crowe and Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson, and some of his favorite movies include “The Man with the Iron Fists”, “The Water Diviner” and “Robin Hood”.
Height, eyes and wealth
Gillie’s age is 38. He has brown eyes and is bald; he weighs around 160lbs (73kgs) and is 5ft 9ins (1.75m) tall.
Gillie’s net worth’s been estimated at over $2 million, as of November 2022.