About Flavor Flav
It has been announced that the overall amount of Flavor Flav net worth has an estimate of 9 million dollars. He has accumulated his net worth through his work in music industry. Flavor Flav is known as a rapper and composer. In addition to being involved into music, Flavor Flav is also known as an actor which is another important source of Flavor Flav net worth. Moreover, he is also a restaurateur and TV personality.
Born in 1959, Flavor Flav whose real birth name is William Jonathan Drayton, Jr. became known to the public when he became a member in the band called “Public Enemy” which played hip hop music. He is also the one who made popular the role of the hype man and started yelling slangs such as “Yeah boy” during his performances which were picked up by many other hip hop artists and rappers.
However, for some time Flavor Flav did not appear in the public for personal reasons. But when he did, he started appearing in reality shows which were aired on the VH1 channel. These reality shows included “Strange Love”, “The Surreal Life” and “Flavour of Love”. His appearances on these TV shows increased Flavor Flav net worth a lot.
Flavor Flav was raised in New York where he first started to get interested in the music industry. When he was only five years old, Flavor Flav began playing the piano. One of the most interesting facts about it was that he was not taught by anybody else but himself how to do it. In addition to playing the piano, he taught himself how to play drums and guitar while he was still a child. In addition, he sang in his church choir and a lot of people were impressed by his musical abilities. Eventually the musician became able to play with 15 instruments which made him one of the youngest music prodigies.
However, as a young boy he got involved in a lot of petty crimes. Once he set his house on fire while playing with lighter. By the time when he was seventeen years old, he has been arrested for various petty crimes, robbery and burglary. Also, Flavor Flav became a school drop out.
The musician decided to be called Flavor Flav when he became known to the public. His stage name was picked by himself which he used in his graffiti tag. His name is one of the most popular in the music industry and his career in music brings a lot of revenues to Flavor Flav net worth every year.