2011 found this rapper’s profession in a pitiable state, but unexpected wonder pulled his drowning profession to the greatest pinnacle when Flava Flav was recorded as the greatest paid rapper with a $58 million in between April 2013 to April 2014. Popularly known for his shouting words ‘Yeah lad!’ and ‘Flavor flav!’ in between his stage performances, Flavor Flav is the component behind popularizing the part of hype man in stage shows. Within a brief period of time, this group could bring much audience and get gold or platinum certification because of its record released in between 1980s to 1990s.
Flava Flav Net Worth $3 Million
Taking some time from the music world, Flav tried his fortune in television also, where he participated in the third season of VH1’s reality show ‘The Surreal Life’ and developed a relationship with actress Brigitte Nielsen. This one hour 11 episodes reveal focused exclusively on the love and connection of Flav and Brigitte. But throughout the episodes the pair went on endless fights and cries as a result of common envy and ended up in parting. It’s an American reality show where 20 distinct women compete for Flav’s love dwelling together in a house. To locate his lady love Flav is helped by his mom, ex girlfriend Brigitte Nielsen (only for first season), his bodyguard named Big Rick and Tiffany Pollard (second season).
‘Life of a Nigerian’ was Flav’s first solo rap track. In 2006, Flav appeared with a first solo album which was released during the second season of ‘Flavour of Love’.
Produced as ‘William Jonathan Drayton Jr. on March 16, 1959, Flavor Flav had filed his existence in multiple stages — as musician, celebrity, rapper, television figure and comic. Produced in Roosevelt, New York and brought up in Hempstead, Ny, Flav started playing piano at age five and finally became capable of playing 15 instruments. Roosevelt was school dropout and has been on a jail amble for many robbery and burglary.
Roosevelt met Carlton Ridenhour, popularly called ‘Chuck D’, in Adelphi University from where five first collaborated in Chuck D’s hip hop school radio show and moved on to rapping.
His bundle paved way to wealth with his gains from his TV shows. His cashed his bundle from bright stock investments, significant property holdings and lucrative endorsement deals with Cover Girl make-up. The also possesses several restaurants in Washington.
In 1991, Flav was sentenced to 30 days jail for attacking his then girlfriend — Karen Ross. This led him to heavy habit. In 1993, Flav was charged with 90 days incarceration for murder attempt and domestic violence. Flav’s dad perished of diabetics in 1997, followed by which Flav determined to rejoin the rehabilitation centre at Long Island for recovering from drug addiction.
Flav has seven kids. Shaniq, Karen, William Jr. were with were with Karen Ross; Dazyna, Quanah and Kayla were with his ex girlfriend Angie Parker and Liz is the mom of his youngest kid, Karma. As of at least October 2012, Elizabeth Trujillo, then 39, resided with him in Vegas and had been his fiancee for eight years. Flav’s lost his mum Anna Drayton, on December 31, 2013.
Flav dated Beverly Johnson and moved into a little flat in the Bronx with her and her two kids from her previous marriage. After released from jail, Flav broke up with Johnson and moved in with his mom on Long Island.