|Real Name/Full Name||Jamell Maurice Demons|
|Nick Name/Celebrated Name:||YNW Melly|
|Birth Place:||Gifford, Florida, United States|
|Date Of Birth/Birthday:||1 May 1999|
|Age/How Old:||24 years old|
|Height/How Tall:||In Centimetres – 173 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 8″
|Weight:||In Kilograms – 68 Kg
In Pounds – 150 lbs
|Eye Color:||Dark brown|
|Parents Name:||Father –Donte Taylor
Mother – Jamie Demons
|School:||Vero Beach High School|
|Profession:||Rapper, singer, songwriter|
|Net Worth:||$200 thousand|
|Last Updated:||October 2023|
Jamell Maurice Demons is professionally known as YNW Melly. He is an American rapper, songwriter, and singer best known for the songs “Murder on my Mind,” “Mixed Personalities,” and “Suicidal.” He released his first song after being convicted for the double murder case of two fellow rappers of the YNW collection. After being arrested in 2019, he was charged with first-degree murder and will face life imprisonment or murder if found guilty. He is now awaiting trial after he pleaded not guilty.
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Biography and Early Life
Jamell was born IN Gifford, Florida, on 1 May 1999. He claims he was raised by a single mother, Jamie Demons. However, Donte Taylor, a rapper, claims to be his father. When his mother was fourteen and was in her ninth grade, she got pregnant. She raised him in a poorer part of Gifford and struggled to pay rent and other necessities. He joined the Bloods gang at a very young age. He started posing his music on SoundCloud when he was about fifteen years.
In late 2015, he was arrested for shooting a group of students at Vero Beach High School. He was also charged with assault, for which he spent few months in prison.
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
So, how old is YNW Melly in 2023 and what is his height and weight? Well, YNW Melly’s age is 24 years old as of today’s date 2nd October 2023 having been born on 1 May 1999. Though, he is 5′ 8″ in feet and inches and 173 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 150 lbs in Pound and 68kg in Kilograms.
Melly was attending Vero Beach High School before he was expelled after his arrest overshooting. He later earned General Education Development (GED) while in prison.
Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids
Jamell is currently single and is not dating anyone. He has never married and has no children as well. YNW Melly was on 13 February 2019 charged with the murder of two of his friends, Christopher and Anthony. The two were members of the YNW collective and were killed on 26 October 2018 during a robbery in Miami, Florida. He is awaiting trial for this case after he had pleaded not guilty.
Is YNW Melly Gay?
Melly is straight as far as sexual orientation is concerned. He is neither gay nor bisexual and has never had such rumors. Although he is currently not into any relationship, it is not an indication that he is gay. He uses most of his time to grow his career as he awaits trial.
Jamell started his career back in 2016 and adopted the name YNW Melly. YNW is s shorn name for Young Nigga World or Young New Wave. He formed a hip-hop collective together with Anthony Williams “YNW Sakchaser,” Christopher Thomas “YNW Juvy,” and Corten Henry “YNW Bortlen.”
His first EP, Collect Call, was released in late 2017 while he was incarcerated. His breakthrough came in 2018 as he released such singles as “Virtual,” “Melly The Menace,” “Slang That Iron,” “For Real,” Butter Pecan,” and “Medium Fries.” He released his mixtape, “I Am You,” in August 2018.
The release of his second mixtape, We all Shine, was on 17 January 2019 while still incarcerated. This mixtape consists of sixteen tracks and featured Kanye West and Fredo Bang. He has also released a music video featuring Kanye West, “Mixed Personalities.” The album “Melly vs. Melvin” was released on 22 November 2019. The album peaked at number eight on Billboard 200 while one of its singles, 223’s, reached number 34 on Billboard 100.
He did a remix of his song, Suicidal, on 13 March 2020, which peaked at number 20 on Billboard 100. This song became the second hit on his album, Melly vs. Melvin.
Melly has not yet received awards from his career. However, he has released many hit songs which have high range positions on the Billboard. He has collaborated with several popular artists like Kanye West. Soon he will be in for awards because his music is becoming popular day by day.
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of YNW Melly in 2023
Melly is doing very well in his career and getting a reputable amount of income. He has accumulated a net worth of around $200 thousand as of 2023. His source of income is through rapping and songwriting. He had also formed a music group though two of his colleagues passed away.
Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know
- On 30 June 2018, he was arrested for possession of marijuana, weapons, and drug paraphernalia.
- He told his fans on 2 April 2020 through Twitter that he tested positive for COVID-19. He tried to get released from prison due to health concerns, but his motion was denied on 14 April.
- He always wanted to collaborate with musicians like Prince, Michael Jackson, Drake, and Ed Sheeran.
- He once set a forest on fire together with his friends as they saw it as fun. Firefighters put off the fire, but he received a beating from his mother.
YNW Melly is a hardworking and strong young man. Although he has been through a lot in his career, he is still striving to see that his career becomes a success. He has been to jail several times, but that has not made him hide his face from the public. In fact, he has become even more popular.