Flavor Flav Biography
Flavor Flav is an American musician, rapper, actor, comedian, and television personality. He rose to prominence as a member of the hip-hop group Public Enemy and earned wide recognition after featuring in the TV series Hype man.
Flavor Flav Early Life and Education
Flavor was born on 16th March 1959 in Roosevelt, New York. He was born as William Jonathan Drayton Jr to parents; William Sr and Anna Drayton. He grew up along with his siblings in Freeport.
Flav was interested in music from his younger age and learned the piano at the age of 5. He was dropped out of high school and had been in and out of jail for robbery and burglary. He also attended culinary school in 1978.
Flavor Flav Career
Flavor earned recognition as a founding member and hype man of the rap group Public Enemy. His first album was released in 1987 as Yo! Bum Rush the Show and came to prominence after releasing It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back in 1988.
Besides his singing career, Flavor Flav or William Jonathan Drayton Jr has also appeared in several TV series and run different TV shows as well. He had taken part in the United Kingdom reality TV show The Farm, participated in the Lisa Tolliver Show celebration National Safety Month.
Moreover, Flavor also had some legal issues. He was imprisoned for 90 days for shooting at his neighbor, arrested on four outstanding misdemeanor warrants for different driving offenses, charged with domestic violence, cocaine and marijuana charges and much more.
Flavor Flav Personal Life and Relationship
Flavor won the heart of millions of people by his outstanding singing performance. Many girls are dying to get him or marry him, but everyone isn’t as lucky as his girlfriends. He dated Latresha Bradford, Candace Cabrera, Deelishis, Nicole Alexander, Tiffany Pollard, Brigitte Nielsen, Beverly Johnson, etc.
Besides his girlfriend and dating, Flavor Flav has big family members. Altogether he has seven children with his three different wives. He has three children with his wife Karen Ross, three with Angie Park, and one with his fiancee Elizabeth Trujillo. He is now living with his fiancee in Las Vegas.
Flavor Flav Net Worth
As Flav had several hit songs and done several concert and tours around the globe, he earns a huge amount of money. He also earned a decent amount of money appearing in numerous TV series and music videos.
Moreover, Flavor Flav also has several other sources of income. He has Flav’s Fried Chicken restaurant, Flav’s House of Flavor, Flavor Flav’s Chicken & Ribs, etc. As per 2017, it is estimated that Flavor Flav’s net worth is around $9 million.