August Alsina was born to August Alsina Sr and Sheila Alsina on September 3rd,1992 in New Orleans. His father died at a young age because of his addiction to drugs. Even before his father's death, his mother took him to Houston to give a better life to him. But soon their relationship turned sour because her mother had a different plan for his life. He is seen to pose with his nieces in a couple of photos which he uploaded in Instagram and Youtube.