|Real Name/Full Name||William Jonathan Drayton, Jr|
|Nick Name/Celebrated Name:||Flavor Flav|
|Birth Place:||Roosevelt, New York, U.S.A|
|Date Of Birth/Birthday:||16 March 1959|
|Age/How Old:||64 years old|
|Height/How Tall:||In Centimetres – 170 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 6″
|Weight:||In Kilograms – 68 Kg
In Pounds – 150 lbs
|Eye Color:||Dark Brown|
|Parents Name:||Father –William Sr. Drayton
Mother –Anna Drayton
|Siblings:||Steven Drayton, Jean Delores Madison|
|Wife/Spouse Name:||Elizabeth Trujillo
|Kids/Children Name:||William Daryton, Jasmine Drayton, Kayla Drayton, Quanah Drayton, Shaniq Drayton, Karma Drayton, Dazyna Drayton|
|Profession:||Rapper, Actor, Comedian, Television Personality|
|Net Worth:||$4 Million|
|Last Updated:||April 2023|
Flavor Flav is one of the most famous American hip-hop artists. Driven by passion from a young age, he defied the odds of lack to becoming a great musician. He taught himself from scratch all the instruments he plays, such as the piano, guitar, and drums. Besides, he has produced hit albums and singles that have made him a celebrity and a millionaire. Currently, he is married and has seven children.
Well, how well do you know about Flavor Flav? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Flavor Flav’s net worth in 2023, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Flavor Flav to date.
Biography and Early Life
Flavor Flav was born on 16th March 1959 in Roosevelt, New York. His parents are Anna and William. His passion for music was noticeable at a tender age. However, his parents were not financially capable of financing his passion. As a result, at age five, he taught himself to play the piano. He was active in church choirs where he could sing with other people. Besides, he also learned other key musical instruments such as drums and guitar while in church.
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
So, how old is Flavor Flav in 2023 and what is his height and weight? Well, Flavor Flav’s age is 64 years old as of today’s date 1st April 2023 having been born on 16 March 1959. Though, he is 5′ 6″ in feet and inches and 170 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 150 lbs in Pound and 68kg in Kilograms.
Despite his parents’ efforts to enroll him in high school, academics were not for him. He struggled to maintain an average performance. However, he made up his mind to drop out of school in the eleventh grade. Furthermore, while in school, he was always on the wrong side of the law and was often punished.
After he dropped out of school, life was not easy, and he was often in and out of jail. Later, he joined Culinary school. He then joined Adelphi University, located on Long Island, where he completed his studies.
Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids
His early life was full of challenges and often being on the wrong side of the law both in school and home. For instance, while playing in their home neighborhood, he played with matchsticks and set a house on fire.
Besides, being idle just after dropping out of school resulted in Flavor engaging in robberies that resulted in a series of being in and out of jail. However, years later, he decided to change for the better and went back to school to complete his studies.
During his young age, he dated several beautiful girls, some of whom he made babies. One of his girlfriends is Beverly, but they broke up. He also dated Karen and had three children with her. Unfortunately, Karen sued her husband for domestic violence and was jailed. Their relationship broke up after the incident. He also got engaged with Angie, with whom he has three children but got separated.
At the moment, he has married Elizabeth, with whom they have one child. The couple has been living together for more than eight years. Thus, the celebrity has a total of seven children of his own. He is happily living with his family in Las Vegas.
Is Flavor Flav Gay?
No. He is straight. The celebrity has shown interest in forming an opposite gender love relationship. He has dated several girls, some of whom they have lived together to have children. Currently, he is living with Elizabeth. Besides, Flav has seven children of his own. Thus, it is evident that Flavor Flav is not gay, and neither is he bisexual.
Flavor began his musical career while at the Adelphi University. He formed a partnership with his close friend Chuck D to work for a local radio hip-hop show. Later, the friends created their hip hop group called ‘Public Enemy.’
The group released the first album that was a hit and ushered them into a celebrity lifestyle. The second album performed far better than the first album and resulted in a mega sale across the nation. Besides, the album was platinum-certified.
In the single ‘Rebel Without A Pause,’ Flav was the drummer. His expertise in the single was noticeable, and he featured among the best drummers. The group released several singles that were a hit.
Later, he decided to focus on releasing his singles. He also collaborated with other celebrities in producing hit music. He got invited to attend the Vh1’s Reality Show with some stars.
During the show, he met the famous actress Brigitte Nielsson with whom they produced the play ‘Strange Love.’ However, the show was rumored to be more of publicity and skyrocketed their fame since, after the show, Brigitte went back to her fiancé.
As an actor, he has featured in some hit comedies such as ‘Comedy Central Roast Of Flavor Flav.’ Besides, he has acted as a minor character in several movies. Similarly, he was featured in the film ‘Celebrity Wife Swap.’
He also tried to engage in business and opened a fast-food restaurant. The name of the restaurant was ‘Flav’s Fried Chicken.’ However, he decided to shut down the restaurants a few months later. He then concentrated on his music career.
- He was nominated twice for Teen Choice Awards
- His first album got Platinum Certification
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Flavor Flav in 2023
As of 2023, His net worth is $4 million. Major income sources come from his hip-hop rap music. However, another income source for the celebrity is through acting. Having released hit albums, including the first and second albums and his group, making them a huge sale that significantly increased their net worth.
Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know
He is working on his project ‘The Labyrinth,’ which he claims is a collection of short stories.
Flav is a renowned musician in America. Through hard work and determination, he overcomes his early life challenges, including being a criminal to being a respected person. He can now comfortably afford a decent and luxurious lifestyle for himself and his family.