Dc Young Fly is an actor, comedian, and a rapper from the United States of America. He is widely known for his appearances on ‘Wild ‘n Out’ on MTV. Today, let’s learn more about the career, biography and the net worth of Dc Young Fly in the year 2019.
Early Life & Biography
Dc Young Fly was born John Whitfield in Atlanta, Georgia on the 2nd of May,1992. He was brought up together with his two brothers in Adamsville, West side. His stage name Dc Young Fly came from his favorite DC Comics.
He started his education at E. Mays High School where he was reported to be a troublemaker and a clown as well. He later attended Armstrong State University.
He was raised in a dangerous neighborhood, and he was occasionally involved in various criminal activities together with the teen groups he used to hang in the streets. They also used to sing and rap. In 2011, his older brother Richie was killed.
Dc. Young Fly is currently in a relationship with Jacky Oh. She is of Brazilian origin and earns a living as an actress and a model. The couple has been blessed with a baby girl by the name of Nova. John got a tattoo in 2011 on his forehead with the initials D.C as a memory of his brother.
John was said to be very attached to his late brother Richie, and his death really affected him. He was however also very attached to his mother, and he once surprised her with a brand new car as an appreciation for all her efforts and patience with him when he was growing up.
Career, Awards, & Nominations
After the death of his brother, John decided to reform and live a clean life. He decided to take his rapping more seriously and make a career out of it. He started by making various Vine Videos in 2014 of himself roasting different people.
John was a recurring cast member on ‘Wild ‘N Out’ which was a comedy show hosted by Nick Cannon. In 2016, John appeared on his debut film known as ‘Almost Christmas’. Since then, he has appeared in several other films. He has produced many mixtapes as well. He is a Co-owner of a popular podcast by the name of ’85 South Show’. As part of his achievement, John won the 2016 BET Award in Hip Hop.
Net Worth & Earnings
The young comedian has accumulated a net worth $1 million. This has come from his diverse career as a rapper and a comedian as well. His appearances in other films have also made him a lot of money. Considering his young age, his wealth is expected to increase massively because he is still active and has many upcoming projects.
Dc Young Fly started as a gangster in his neighborhood and was even stabbed several times during his teen years. However, the tragic loss of his brother brought out a change of lifestyle to him. He never looked back, and he is today among the most successful upcoming people in the film industry. The sky is the limit for him.