William Jonathan Drayton Jr. is a popular American celebrity who exposed himself as a rapper, musician, television personality, actor, and comedian. He is a member of Public Enemy, a famous hip-hop group. William is best known by his stage name Flavor Flav. He appeared in several TV series including Strange Love, Flavor of Love and The Surreal Life as well. Let’s find out more about how much is the net worth of Flavor Flav in 2020.
Early Life & Biography:
William Jonathan Drayton Jr. was born on 16th March 1959 in Roosevelt, New York, the U.S. to William Sr. and Anna Drayton. He is originated to Long Island, New York City, New York, U.S. He was raised in a working-class town, Freeport in his childhood. William Sr. was the owner of a restaurant named Soul Dinner. In his early childhood, Flav was brilliant, but he has some problems as well.
At the age of 5, he started playing different musical instruments including guitar, piano, and drums. He was very fond of music. He sang in the youth choir at his church in his childhood. Flav involved in a theft and had been in the jail. He accidentally burned his family’s home down whiling playing with lighters. In 1978 He went to culinary school. During his school period as he was in 11th grade, Flav dropped out from his high school. Apart from this Drayton attended Adelphi University, Long Island.
Drayton dated Beverly Johnson during 2000 and lived with her in The Bronx. Later he broke up with Beverly and moved with his mother to Long Island. He has a relationship with Karen Ross. Together they have three children. They broke up after Ross sent him to jail due to domestic violence. Flava was dating Angie Parker. This couple is blessed with three children. He has a love relationship with Elizabeth Trujillo. They have a son together. Drayton has seven children named Kayl, Dazyna, Karma, Shaniq, Quanah, Jasmine, and William.
Career, Awards & Nominations:
Flav is an intelligent musical personality who is talented in 15 different musical instruments. Flavor Flav is one of the founding members of the hip-hop group named Public Enemy. He had a strong impact on the creation of this pop group. In 2006 he released his solo album Hollywood. Flav appeared as a guest artist in several TV shows. He has been associated with Chuck D. Apart from this Flav worked in some restaurants as a cook. In 2011 he collaborated with Nick Cimino and started his restaurant named Flav’s Fried Chicken in Iowa, USA.
Net Worth & Earnings:
Flavor Flav is a famous musician cum television personality, actor, producer who has an estimated net worth of $5 million. Estimation of his net worth comes from his musical career as well as from his television series. He earned lots of money from television series, $25,000 from The Surreal Life (2003), $50,000 from Strange Love (2005) and $100,000 from Flavor of Love (2006).
Flav considered himself as the originator of the modern platinum grill craze in hip-hop fashion of the music industry. He is proud of his own uniqueness as well as passionate nature. Flav maintains accuracy and quality of his performance. In 2011 he had faced some financial troubles due to the closing of his restaurant. His musical skills made him stay strong in the music industry.