DC Young Fly
|Net Worth:||$2 Million|
|Birthday:||May 02, 1992|
|Age:||30 years old|
|Height:||5.9 feet (180cm)|
|Birthplace:||United States of America|
|Occupation:||Viner, Actor, Writer, Rapper, Instagram celebrity|
|Last Updated:||February, 2023|
John Whitfield also known as DC Young Fly is a popular American online personality, comedian, actor, presenter, rapper and singer-songwriter who is most known for his Instagram and Vine “roasting sessions” videos. He made his television debut on the critically praised show ‘Wild ‘n Out‘, which airs on MTV, MTV2 and VH1. DC Young Fly is believed to have a net worth of $2 million. His annual earnings come from a variety of sources, including his popular YouTube channel, which has over 3 million followers.
How Did DC Young Fly Become Rich?
DC Young Fly was born on May 2, 1992 in city of Atlanta, Georgia in the United States of America. He completed his high school studies at Benjamin E. Mays High School. He was the class clown who constantly got himself into mischief at school. John then attended Armstrong State University to get his degree. However, he was unable to do so as he wasn’t interested in the subject.
John Whitfield selected the pseudonym DC to reflect his passion for DC Comics. He and his brother endured a difficult childhood growing up in an area rife with violence and gangs. His sibling was previously involved in narcotics trafficking and armed robbery. After the death of his brother in 2011, he became willing to pursue a career in rap. His brother’s death broke him, and John chose to get a tattoo in his brother’s loving remembrance on his forehead.
DC Young Fly began creating short clips and uploaded them on YouTube, initially mocking himself and other people. He began by submitting his videos on Vine and has now switched to YouTube following the platform’s shutdown. He is well-known for phrases such as “Bring Dat ass he boi” and “Fawwwkumean“. He was well-known for his criticism of celebrities including Fat, BDay, Paid, LeBron James, Kevin Hart, Drake and Meek Mill.
With modest origins in Atlanta, Georgia, DC Young Fly has established a reputation for himself on social media, through recurrent appearances on major television shows and through numerous other entrepreneurial entertainment ventures. DC Young Fly originally made his mark on the entertainment industry in the mid-2000s and continues to travel the country today, constantly releasing new content on his web platforms. With a consistent presence in the entertainment industry, he maintains his name relevant by working on a range of television projects.
His primary claim to fame stems from his appearance on ‘Wild ‘n Out‘, which launched DC Young Fly into the public eye. Since his appearance on the program, his popularity has continued to increase and with no signs of slowing down in his social media posts, the industry anticipates the young star will be around for a long time.
DC Young Fly is also a musician, having dropped his debut mixtape “Supplying Pressure” in 2015. In 2017, he released his first album, “If You Didn’t Know Me“, which featured the chart-topping songs “FawwwkUMean“, “Never thought” and “Gettin’ Outta Hands“.
“Almost Christmas“, a film in which DC Young Fly stars, is claimed to have made over $16 million at the box office, significantly contributing to his income. The youthful celebrity is presently touring the country performing stand-up comedy, which provides another consistent source of income for him.
DC Young Fly has been in a number of popular American television series and feature films. From 2017 to 2018, he worked as a host on MTV’s reboot of the notorious show TRL.
DC Young Fly has also been in a number of other films, including How High 2, Almost Christmas, The Trap, I Got the Hook-Up 2, #DigitalLivesMatter and Hollywood Hearts. Additionally, he has participated in numerous BET special projects and in early 2019 the young musician released a mixtape named Trap Soul, which is available on YouTube Music, Spotify, Apple Music, Pandora and iHeartRadio among other platforms.
The most popular song on his YouTube channel.
What Is DC Young Fly Net Worth?
It is estimated DC Fly Young made at least $2 million with his music career and YouTube channel which has over 1 million subscribers.
According to sources, his YouTube channel earns around $50,000 each year in PPV ads. According to reports, the celebrity charges between $30,000 and $50,000 for personal appearances and speaking engagements.
It is unknown how much DC Young Fly earns every episode of ‘Wild ‘n Out‘, however he is the cast member with the many social media followers and sources speculate that he may be among the best paid staff members. Without a doubt, royalties paid by well-known music streaming applications for the right to perform Trap Soul add to his fortune as well.
In 2021 DC Young Fly opened his own improvisation comedy club called “DC Comedy Exchange”. The club located in Miami, Florida.
In 2023 most of DC Young Fly income sources are his music, performances and brand endorsements.
How DC Young Fly Spends His Money?
In 2014 DC purchased a Mercedes Benz for his mother. He used to drive a Ford vehicle at the time. He did, however, sell this old car he purchased for his mother after a few years and he gifted his mum with another brand-new vehicle.
In 2018 he also bought a new house for his mom in 2018 for a few million dollars.
DC Young Fly himself owns an opulent home in Los Angeles, which he shares with his girlfriend and children.
- DC Young Fly is an activist for social justice.
- He served 31 days in jail and promised never to return.
- He is an avid skier and loves going for fishing.
- DC Young Fly has two daughters: Nova Whitfield and Nala Whitfield.
- His girlfriend’s name name is Jacky Oh which he met at Wild’N’Out show. They are not married officially.
- In 2021 DC Young Fly was casted as a part of “House Party” remake.
- In May of that year he knocked out a fan who tried to walk on stage.