Rapping is one of the most preferred genres in the music industry. With many established rappers in the industry and rappers in the rise, Juaquin James Malphurs, commonly known as Waka Flocka Flame stands out with his gangsta rap.
The 32 years old, Waka is an American rapper known for his chart-topping singles “O Let’s Do It”, “Hard in da Paint”, and “No Hands“. He owns his very own brand of personal training named Alex Fine Performance. Alex stands tall at a height of 6 feet.
He recently came into limelight when news of him renewing his vows with wife, Tammy Rivera broke out. The famous rapper has a pretty stable net worth given his successful career.
- Full Name : Juaquin James Malphurs
- Birth Date : May 31, 1986
- Birthplace : South Jamaica, New York, United States
- Wiki : https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Waka_Flocka_Flame
Waka Flocka Flame: Personal Life
Waka Flocka was born in the year 1986, on the 31st of May in South Jamaica, New York, United States. He holds American nationality, comes from multiple descents of African American, Native American, European, and Dominican and his zodiac sign is Gemini. He was raised by his mother, Debra Antney who is the CEO of So Icey/Mizay Entertainment and the former manager of rapper, Gucci Mane. however, there is not much information publicized about his father.
The part of his name ‘Waka’ was given to him by his cousin and ‘Flocka Flame’ was given to him by Gucci Mane. He grew up alongside his brother, KayO Redd who was also a successful hip-hop performer. He passed away in 2013.
Regarding his love life, Waka Flocka Flame recently renewed his vows with wife, Tammy Rivera who is an American television personality, singer, fashion designer, and businesswoman. She is most known being a cast member of the VH1 reality show Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta. The couple initially got married on May 25, 2014.
Tammy had a daughter named Charlie on July 1, 2005, from her previous marriage so, she raises her along with Waka Flocka Flame.
- Nationality : American
- Ethnicity : African American, Native American, European, and Dominican
- Hometown : South Jamaica
- Height : 6 feet and 4 inches
- Weight : 97 kg
- Education : N A
- Wife : Tammy Rivera
- Children : N A
- Parents : Debra Antney (mother)
Waka Flocka Flame: Professional Life
The 32 years old, Waka Flocka Fame became famous after the release of his breakthrough single named “O Let’s Do It” in 2009. After the single was marked at number 62 on the US Billboard Hot 100, the rapper got the recognition and fame he deserved. He released his debut album, Flockaveli on October 1, 2010, which peaked at number six on the US Billboard 200.
Following the success of his first album, he released more successful albums Triple F Life: Friends, Fans & Family on June 8, 2012, as well as Flockaveli 2. These albums featured other famous rappers such as Drake and Ne-Yo.
Besides his album, he is also famous for his diss track towards Gucci Mane titled “Ice Cream”, released in October 2013. His other famous singles include “Round of Applause”, “Hard in da Paint”, and “No Hands”.
Later on, Waka Flocka Flame also tried his hands on the television world when he became a part of the third season of the VH1 show Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta. He also landed a reality tv show name, Meet The Flockas, with his wife.
- Profession : Rapper
- Worked for : Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta
- Working for : N A
Waka Flocka Flame: Net worth and Salary
Being a renowned rapper, Waka Flocka Flame has been able to amass huge payrolls. His total net worth is estimated to be $1 million as of 2018.
- Net Worth : $1 million
- Salary : N A
Waka Flocka Flame: Social Media
Waka Flocka Flame is active on all his social media accounts. He captures moments of his busy day and shares them with the public.