Flavor Flav

Inside Biography

Willian Jonathan Drayton Jr. is known better by his stage name Flavor Flav and is a television personality, rapper, musician and comedian who has been known to be the part of the hip-hop group Public Enemy. He was born on the 16th of March, 1959 and has been enrolled in the acting fraternity since 1982. He has also appeared in various reality series on VH1.

Born in Roosevelt, New York, Flav was a musical prodigy as a child. He had a troublesome childhood as he went in and out of jail since the age of 16-17. The details of his mom, dad and family are not known. He graduated from the culinary school on 1978 and was enrolled also in the Adelphi University. He rose to fame after becoming the founder of the rap group Public Enemy. The track released by the group, named Public enemy #1, raised them to prominence.

Flavor Flav popularized the role of the hype man and has also been known for yelling out the words Yeah Boy and Flavor Flav in public performances. With his group and with his solo career, he has managed to win the hearts of fans all over the world. a multi-instrumentalist, he has played the instruments like piano, ba s s, guitar, saxophone, clarinet, triangle, and drums with proficiency. He specializes in the hip hop and rap fraternity and after his quick rise to fame; he fell out of the public eye for a number of years. He then started appearing on television and has appeared in the reality series like Flavor of Love, The Surreal Life, and Strange Love etc.

The personal life and dating details of Flavor Flav have not been hidden from the public eye. He is known to have dated Beverly Johnson previously. He then dated Brigitte Nielsen on 2003. The couple dated for 2 years before splitting up. He has been known to have engaged with Liz Trujillo on 2003 but has had other relationships since then too. He dated Tiffany Pollard on 2005 to 2006 and was with Nicole Alexander on 2006. Deelishis was his girlfriend on 2006 too. He dated Candace Cabrera on 2007 and was also known to have had a relationship with Latresha Bradford on 2008. He has not had a wife yet but has seven children. His children Shanique, Karen and William are from Karen Ross while Dazyna, Quanah, and Kayla are from his relation with Angie Parker. He has a child named Karma from his fiancée.

Flav has managed to attain a net worth of a whopping 9 million dollars due to his endeavors as a musician. He reportedly earns a huge salary which amounts to the value of the net worth that he has. He has a height of 5 feet and 7 inches and a personality that appeals to his fans all around the world.

by Bchrome, 06 Apr, 2016

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