Who is DC Young Fly and what is his net worth 2018? John Whitfield is popularly known as D C Young Fly. DC Young Fly is a famous rapper, actor, comedian, singer and internet personality who had started his career after his brother was killed in 2011 and getting a D. C. (Da Craw) tattoo on his forehead in his brother’s memory. He is known for his Vine videos, appearance on M TV’s wild’ n Out videos.
In 2013 and 2014 he started making vine videos of himself, roasting people like M Daht and comedy star Fat and Paid. In Sep 2014, he used the slogans “Bring dat ass hea boi” and “Fawwwkumean” roasting Kevin Hart, Welvin Da Great, LeBron James, Drake and Meek Mill. His video on You Tube roasting Michael Blackson has achieved the stats of over 1 million views.
D C Young Fly was born on May 2, 1992 in Atlanta, Georgia, United States and he was raised in the Adamsville neighbourhood, on the west side of the town.He was raised with two brothers to whom he is very close.He lived in a dangerous neighbourhood and soon he joined teens on the streets, listening to music, rapping and eventually involving into criminal activities.
He was known to be a clash clown and a troublemaker while attending Benjamin E. Mays High School.Since he was a street gang, he was stabbed and beaten a few times and one of his brother almost died of stabbing. After his old brother was killed in 2011 and after he got himself into fights and being stabbed again (4 times ), he decided to turn his life around and the same year he started posting videos on You Tube and pursuing his musical and comedian career.He completed his education from Armstrong State University.
John was very attached to his brother Richie and was very attached to his mother who recently died. He says he will always be grateful for everything she had to go through as a parent. Today he is in a happy relationship with his girlfriend Jacky Oh and they have one daughter together, Nova. Jacky Oh is a model and an actress and a former Wild ‘N Out girl and she is of Brazilian heritage. Her main salary comes from modelling and advertising.
In 2013 D.C. started making Vine Videos and got popular very fast. He roasted famous people like Le Bron James, Drake,Kevin Hart. His popularity grew up and he became noticed by the big names in this entertainment business. He was known for his act in MTV show “Wild ‘n Out” which is hosted by Nick Cannon.
He was named ‘Rookie of the year’ in that show because of his great act in the first season. He was given their varsity jacket as a gesture and is still a part of the show. He is also in a romantic relationship with a former actress from the same show.With a colleague comedian Karlous Miller he hosts a podcast named “85 South Show” where they posted hundreds of episodes of comedian genre.
In 2016 he got his first debut role in the film “Almost Christmas” made by David E. Talbert in which he costarred Danny Glover and Omar Epps. The film is a comedy-drama and is covering a Christmas reunion of one dysfunctional family who can’t seem to nice on to another.
He got a leading role in an independent comedy film “#digitallivesmatter”( A comedy which judges cyberbullying and hating on internet) which was directed by Terri J. Vaughn and a role in the movie “My Cousin’s Ghetto Wedding” (A romantic comedy with roles of Doug Jones and Claudia Wells). In 2017 his a short comedy film that will be released based on him is “D C Young Fly : Legend in the making”, is directed by Joe Newman and with a budget of $1000.
DC Young was awarded “Greg street 2016 BET Hip-Hop award – Green Carpet” He had a project featured on livemixtapes.com which was named “Supplyin’ Pressure. It was a mixtaped featuring many known artists and rappers and was introduced on Jan 22, 2015. In 2016 has signed a contract with ICM Partners.
International Creative Management is one of the largest talent agencies in the world with headquarters in Los Angeles. It sign contracts only with confirmed talents and they will sure offer John many gigs, either in movie production or in music.He had more than 800,000 followers on Vine by the time the app was shut down. He is affiliated with the hashtags #hoodcomedy and #Teamlgnant.
DC Young Fly Net Worth
John Whitfield known by his stage name DC Young Fly, has an estimated worth of $500 thousand. He is most known for his work in MTV’s Wild ‘n Out and also produce comedy video creating app Vine. DC Young has a You Tube channel and accumulated 221,000 subscriber with over 14 million views.
Fly is regularly active in social media like twitter and Instagram.On Instagram he has 5.1 million followers. Recently he released his first EP called “If you didn’t know me”. John charge approx $10,000 to $20,000 for his live concerts. He increase his income through work in movies #digitallivematter and BET’s original series The Quad, Almost Christmas and Tales.
In his musical career he collaborated with his famous Mike Will Made it, Lil Silk, Sy Ari DA kKid and B.O.B. His manager Anwar Patterson is a co- CEO of Archive Entertainment, the biggest entertainment company in Atlanta. Although he was in the from the very young age and he was arrested very first time when he was 18 years old.D C Young fly became widely known after he stated a feud with the comedian Kevin Hart on Instagram that went viral and soon everyone was well-known all about him.