Flavor Flav
Flavor Flav

Flavor Flav is a black rapper, singer, television personality, and comedian known for his work in the music industry. He also known by other names likes Flav and MC DJ Flavor Flav.

Quick Biography

The real name of Flavor Flav is William Jonathan Drayton Jr. He was born on 16 March 1959 at Roosevelt, New York, United States.

Quick Summary

Full Name/Real Name: William Jonathan Drayton Jr
Age: 61 years old
Birth Date: 16 March 1959
Birth Place: Roosevelt, New York, United States
Nationality: American
Religion: Islam
Parents: Anna Drayton and William Sr.
Spouse: Liz Trujillo (‎Engaged)
Children: Dazyna Drayton, Karma Drayton, Shaniq Drayton, Quanah Drayton, Kayla Drayton, Jasmine Drayton, William Drayton
Height: 1.7 m
Weight: 68 kg
Profession: Singer, Rapper, Actor, Television Personality and Musicians
Net Worth in 2020: $4 million

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

Flavor Flav is 61 years old. William has full energy at this age. The height of the singer is 1.7 m, and the weight is 60 kg. The hair color of the singer is black. He has a wavy hair type. The eye color of Flavor is Dark Brown.

Education, School/College University

Flavor Flav studied at culinary school. The artist met Chuck D while he was studying at Adelphi University. Flav dropped out of Freeport High School when he was in 11th grade.

Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Religion & Political Views

Flavor Flav was born to Anna Drayton and William Sr. He started playing piano at a very early age of five. The sister of Flav is Valerie Wharton Saucer. Jonathon once set the house on fire through a lighter accidentally. The nationality of the rapper is American. The ethnicity of William is Black. He believes in Islam. The artist did the support of Donald Trump.

Married, Relationship, Dating, Affair, Girlfriend, Wife, Children

Flavor Flav With Partner Liz Trujillo
Flavor Flav With Partner Liz Trujillo

William married Karen Ross in 1986. He has three children with Karen name Shanique Drayton, William Drayton, and Karren Drayton. In 1991, Flavor lost custody of his children. The second time he gets married to Angie Parker in 1994. He has three daughters with his second wife.

Flavor Flav married to Beverly Johnson in 2000. At that time, Flavor lived in the Bronx with his family. He makes money through reselling baseball tickets. After the musicians’ release from Jail, Flavor ended his relationship with Beverly.  The singer starts dating Brigitte Nielsen in 2003, but they broke up after two years. In 2008, Flavor announced his engagement with Liz Trujillo. The couple tied the knot with each other in 2010. They together have a son named Karma.

Relationship Statistics

Marital status? (single, married, in relation or divorced): in relation
When did he get married? (married date): No
Does he have any relationship affair? Liz Trujillo
Is Flavor Flav Gay? No
Wife/Spouse? (name): Liz Trujillo (‎Engaged)
Kids: Dazyna Drayton, Karma Drayton, Shaniq Drayton, Quanah Drayton, Kayla Drayton, Jasmine Drayton, William Drayton

Professional Life and Career

Flavor Flav is the founder of the rap group name Public Enemy. The group released Public Enemy #1. The song gets the attention of the executive Rick Rubin. The executive did not get interested in Flavor’s role in the band but interest in Chuck D. In 1986, Chuck D and William signed to Def Jam.  The first album of the group was Yo! Bum Rush the Show in 1987. The group gain fame through their album It Takes a National of Millions to Hold Us Back. The next single of the group was Fight the Power in 1989.

The first single of the musicians was the Life of a Nigerian. The single album of Jonathan was Flavor Flav, which released on dating show Flavor of Love. The singer took a break from music career and participated, in reality, show The Surreal Life. The actor starts a relationship with Brigitte Nielsen during the show. He appeared in comedy series Under One Roof on MyNetworkTV.

The singer became an entrepreneur by opening Flav’s Fried Chicken in Clinton, Iowa, with Nick Cimino. In 2007, he worked in Comedy Central show Roast of Flavor Flav. The show hosted several guests like Snoop Dogg, Brigitte Nielsen, Jimmy Kimmel, Carrot Top, Lisa Lampanelli, Ice-T, Jeff Ross, Katt Williams, Patton Oswalt, Greg Giraldo, and Sommore. The musicians participated in ABC’s show Celebrity Wife Swap with his fiancée Liz.

Awards & Nominations

In 2006, Flavor Flav got nominated for Teen Choice Awards for Flavor of Love in category Choice Reality Star. He again gets nominated in the following year.

Flavor Flav Net Worth, Income & Salary In 2020

Flavor Flav Net Worth
Flavor Flav Net Worth

As of August 2020, The net worth of Flavor Flav is $4 million. The musicians earn through music and television appearance. The singer sold millions of albums in his career.

Rumors and Controversy/Scandal

Flavor Flav involved in several controversies from time to time. The singer went to jail several times. He admitted in the show that he has the problem of drugs.

Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.

Flavor Flav Facebook page has around 193,519 fan likes, and his Twitter account has around 91.5k followers. On Flavor Flav Instagram account, he has around 164k followers, while on YouTube, Flavor Flav has around 2.35k subscribers.

Flavor Flav is a talented artist. Flav taught himself Piano at the age of five. He has a very experience in school. The singer believes in himself and achieves success.

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