DC Young Fly Height, Biography, Wiki, Age, Wife, Net Worth, Facts

DC Young Fly Biography
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DC Young Fly is an Atlanta based entertainer, rapper, comedian, actor and internet star. After gaining initial traction for his hilarious videos on the now-defunct social media app Vine, DC catapulted to fame as a recurring cast member on MTV’s sketch comedy series Wild ‘N Out. He is also one of the main hosts of MTV’s TRL.

His abundant creativity and comedic ability were clearly evident in his comedy videos and shows. On the rapping front, DC’s credits include “Westside Connection,” “M.A.P. feat. Money Bag,” “Right Now,” and “No Weed”. DC has also starred in ‘Almost Christmas,’ ‘#DigitalLivesMatter,’ ‘Hollywood Hearts’ and ‘How High 2’. As of 2024, DC Young Fly’s net worth is estimated to be $3 million. So, who is DC Young Fly? Here’s everything we know about the rapper.

DC Young Fly Biography

DcYoungFly was born John Whitfield on the 2nd of May 1992, in Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America. He is currently 32 years old.

Birth NameJohn Whitfield
NicknameDC Young Fly, John Whitefield
Date of BirthMay 02, 1992
Place of BirthAtlanta, Georgia, U.S.
Age32 years old
Sun SignTaurus
ProfessionRapper, Comedian, Actor, Social Media Personality
ResidenceLos Angeles, California, U.S.

Family and Education

Well, there’s not much-known information about John Whitfield’s family and childhood. He was born the youngest of seven children to African-American parents, however, their identities are unknown. If you’re a regular viewer of his YouTube videos, you may have spotted his mother in a few of the videos.

He graduated from Benjamin E. Mays High School in Atlanta, Georgia.

DC Young Fly Love Life

DC Young Fly began dating actress and entrepreneur Ms. Jacky Oh in 2015. She was his co-star on Wild ‘N Out. They have a daughter named Nova, born on October 30, 2016. His girlfriend owns a line of makeup products. They welcomed their second daughter Nala Whitfield on August 7, 2020. Their son, Prince Nehemiah was born on July 29, 2022. His wife Jacky died in May 2023 at the age of 32.

Physical Statistics

HeightFeet – 5 feet 11 inches
Centimeters – 181 cm
Meters – 1.81 m
WeightKilograms – 72 kg
Pounds – 159 lbs
Body BuildAthletic
Eye ColorDark Brown
Hair ColorBlack
Shoe SizeUnknown
Distinctive Features Tattoos
Slim Body Frame

Career Overview

Film Debut

DC Young Fly made his onscreen debut as Eric in the comedy film ‘Almost Christmas’ in 2016.

Television Debut

DC had his first appearance on television in the comedy series Wild ‘N Out, in which he appeared as a recurring cast in 2015.

Singing Debut

As a rapper and singer, DC Young Fly has released a host of tracks, starting with “Westside Connection” on September 16, 2014.

In 2018, he released his debut mixtape known as “Curb Music”. The album featured 10 tracks including “2 Shots,” “Whole Life,” “Rolling,” “Soul Tape,” “On My Own,” “Got My Back,” “Take Ya Ass Home,” “No Weed,” “How the Street Go,” and “From the Ghetto.”

His second mixtape titled “Trap Soul” was released on January 1, 2019. It featured 12 tracks including “Side Piece,” “Stay Down,” “Right Now,” “Where Were U,” “Right Quick (Interlude),” and “Gotta Go.”

DC Young Fly Net Worth

As of 2024, DC Young Fly’s net worth is estimated at $3 million.

Favorite Things

  • Person – Martin Luther King Jr.
  • Hobbies – Fishing, Skiing
  • Interests – Designer Bags, Expensive Jewelry, Exotic Cars

DC Young Fly Facts

He is a huge fan of DC comics and because of that, he got his nickname.

His parents divorced when he was six years old.

DC’s early life can be described as notorious and problematic. He began shooting dice, a gambling game at age 12, sold weed at 15 and sold crack at 17.

His father died due to Alzheimer’s disease in 2013.

In 2014, he gifted his mother a new Mercedes-Benz car, which he filmed and uploaded to his YouTube channel.

In June 2010, his close friend named Richie whom he considered as his brother was killed in a mishap. He was a part of his “Da Crew” rap organization. After his death, he got the words “DC” tattooed on his forehead as a tribute to him.

DC had served a jail term of 31 days in May 2015 and pledged he would never go back.

He has appeared in music videos for Crazy Bxtches ft. Bandit Gang Marco (2014), Right Now ft. Bankroll Chevy (2014), Neva Gave Me Nothin’ ft. Mr. Gin (2015), Like That ft. Iman (2016), Ready ft Lil’ Scrappy & Young Ace (2016), Take Me There ft. Ursula (2016).

In 2014, DC made a roasting video on Kevin Hart that led to a feud between the two. They both exchanged heated arguments on Instagram and it had only catapulted DC Young Fly to the next level of fame.

DC Young Fly has starred in the podcast “85 South Show” with Chico Bean, Karlous Miller, and Clayton English.

In February 2019, he and fellow entertainer Jess Hilarious co-hosted the 2019 BET Social Awards.

DC starred alongside rapper Lil Yachty in the 2019 sequel, How High, which premiered on MTV on April 20, 2019.