About PliesPlies, real name Algernod Lanier Washington, is a famous American rapper and the founder of label Big Gates Records. Before becoming a rapper Plies was considered to be a perspective football player and was recruited by the Miami University for the seasons 1996 and 1997. Algernod and his brother founded the recording company after the would-be rapper was kicked out of college. He soon signed a contract with Ted Lucas’ Slip-n-Side Records and released a debut album entitled The Real Testament in 2007. The album featured two successful hits, “Hypnotized” and “Shawty”. Plies net worth is currently estimated at $18 million.
Algernod was born in Fort Myers and raised in a nearby area of East Dunbar. While studying in Fort Myers Senior High, Plies used to represent his school on the football field. He used to play in a position of defensive back or a receiver. Since his teenage years Plies has had a good sense of style and paid a lot of attention to his appearance.