How much is Flavor Flav’s net worth?
|Net Worth in 2023||$2 Million|
|Real Name||William Jonathan Drayton Jr.|
|Nick Name||Flavor Flav, Flav|
|Birth Place||Roosevelt, New York, United States|
|Birthday||March 16, 1959|
|Age||63 years old (as of 2023)|
|Occupation||Rapper, Television Personality, Comedian|
|Wife||Liz Trujillo (2003-Present),|
|Ex-Wife||Karen Ross (1986-1991), Angie Parker (1994-1997)|
|Father||William Drayton Sr. (d. 1997)|
|Mother||Anna Drayton (d. 2013)|
|Info Updated||October 2023|
Who is Flavor Flav? Biography
Flavor Flav is an American rapper, and comedian who is best known as a member of the hip-hop group “Public Enemy.” As of 2023, Flavor Flav’s net worth estimates at $2 Million.
Moreover, he is also popular for his appearance as the hype man and for yelling “Yeah, boyeee!”.
Flavor Flav’s Age & Birthday
Flav was born on the 16th of March, 1959, in Roosevelt, New York. His real name is William Jonathan Drayton.
As of Jan 2023, Flavor Flav’s age is 63 years.
At the age of 5, he began to learn piano. Soon, he mastered the piano and sang in the youth choir at his church.
even more, he also learned drums and guitar in his early childhood.
After enrolling in Adelphi University on Long Island, he collaborated on Chuck D’s hip-hop college radio show with rapper and producer Carlton Ridenhour.
Later, they started rapping.
Flavor Flav’s Net Worth & Salary
As of 2023, Flavor Flav has a net worth of $2 million. His main source of income is his rap music.
Additionally, numerous television series contributed enough to Flavor Flav’s net worth.
How Does Flavor Flav Make his Net Worth?
Flavor got huge attention as a founding member of the rap group “Public Enemy.” The group was founded in 1985 by rapper and
producer, Chuck D. In 1987, the first album of the group “Yo! Bum Rush the Show” was released. But got wider attention by releasing the album “It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back” in 1988.
The album went double platinum and later came on the hit list with the political single “Fight the Power” in 1989.
Flavor Flav released his first solo “Life of a Nigerian” on Goat Ju JU. In 2006, he released his first solo album ” Flavor Flav,”
which was released in the dating show “Flavor of Love” during its second season.
Not only from music, but Flavor earned his fortune from television also.
He was even invited to take part in a VH1 reality show, “The Surreal Life.”
During the show, he began his love journey with a Danish model, actress, and singer, Brigitte Nielsen. At last, they get the show from
VH1 was named “Strange Love,” which was based on their love experience.
But at the end of the show, Brigitte Nielsen took the decision to go back to her fiance, Mattia Dessi.
Other Ventures That Contributed million to Flavor Flav’s net Worth?
Flav is not only made from his music journey and Tv but also runs a restaurant.
In 2011, he opened Flav’s Fried Chicken in partnership with Nick Cimino in Cimino’s hometown of Clinton, Iowa.
Actually, he met with his restaurant partner, Cimino through his brother, Peter, who also runs Mama Cimino’s in Las Vegas as well as Castle Rock Bar and Pizzeria in Arizona.
Peter Cimino began to sell chicken wings in which he used Flav’s recipe. Due to squabbling owners and a bad decision policy, Flavor Flav’s Chicken had shut down just 4 months after its opening.
Flavor Flav was a silent partner as he was not involved in any restaurant operations. Nick Cimino paid him regularly for his license.
In March 2012, Flavor’s restaurant Flavor Flav’s House was opened on his birthday.
Later he established a national franchise, “Flavor Flav’s Chicken & Ribs” in partnership with Gino Harmon and Salvatore Bitonti 2012.
Unfortunately, Flavor Flav’s Chicken & Ribs was closed in July 2013 due to nonpayment of rent to its landlord.
The above sources added millions to Flavor Flav’s net worth and today’s net worth ranked at $2 million.
Real Estate Investment
In 2008, William Jonathan has invested $685,000 to buy a property (house) in Las Vegas. The home consists of 4 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms.
Flavor Flav’s Girlfriend, Wife & Kids
Flav has dated many actresses and tv personalities to dates such as Beverly Johnson (998–2001), Brigitte Nielsen (2003-2005), Tiffany Pollard (2005-2006), Nicole Alexander (2006), and Liz Trujillo (2003-Present).
To date, he married twice.
Flavor Flav’s first wife, Karen Ross (1986-1991):
Flav married his first wife Karen Ross in 1986. Together the couple has three kids, Karren Drayton (born in 1989), William Drayton (born in 1988), and Shanique Drayton (born in 1987).
They ended their marriage in 1991 and pleaded guilty to assaulting Ross.
He also served a month in prison and also lost his kids’ custody.
Flavor Flav’s second wife, Angie Parker (1994-1997):
He married Angie Parker in 1994. Flav became the father of 3 daughters with his second wife, Angie.
The name of his daughters is Kayla Drayton, Dazyna Drayton, and Quanah Drayton. At last, they ended their marriage in 1997.
Flavor Flav third wife, Liz Trujillo (2003-Present):
After getting divorced from both wives, he dated Liz Trujillo in 2003 till date.
Even they got engaged in 2008 and married in 2010.
From his third wife, he has a son named Karma born in 2010.
Flavor Flav‘s Social Media Profiles
Flavor Flav is active on social media such as Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram accounts.
He has more than 420K Followers on his Facebook account, and he has about 99.6K followers on his Twitter account as of 21 Jan 2023.
Twitter Account (@flavorflav):
To date, Flavor Flav is regarded among the most talented musicians of all time. He is a versatile personality.
He is not only a musician but also a talented drummer and a piano player.
Presently, he is residing in Las Vegas with his beautiful fiance and son.
The majority of Flavor Flav‘s wealth comes from being a rapper. According to the Forbes list, at the age of 63, Flavor Flav‘s net worth is $100,000 – $2M.
Flavor Flav‘s current residence is in Las Vegas, Nevada, United States.
Being born on 16 March 1959, Flavor Flav is 63 years old as of today’s date 24th Jan 2023.
Flavor Flav was born in Roosevelt, New York, United States on 16 March 1959.
He is small, the rapper stands at 5 feet 6 inches (170.0 cm), which is well below the average height of American men of 5 feet 10 inches.
Flavor Flav was raised with his siblings named Steven Drayton (Brother) (Film Producer), and Jean Delores Madison (Sister).