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William Jonathan Drayton Jr., to audiences known by the stage name of Flavor Flav, is a famous American rap artist, musician, television personality, actor, as well as a voice actor. To the public Flavor Flav is perhaps best known as member of a popular hip hop group called “Public Enemy”. The group, which consists of Chuck D, Flav, DJ Lord, Professor Griff, The S1W and Khari Wynn, was founded in New York, in 1982. “Public Enemy” received their mainstream success when they debuted with their first studio album called “Yo! Bum Rush the Show”, which spawned two singles and peaked at #125 on the Billboard Top LPs chart. Critically acclaimed, the album is considered to be among the 100 Best Rap Albums and was even featured in a list of 500 Greatest Albums of All Time, compiled by the Rolling Stones magazine.

Flavor Flav Net Worth $3 Million

“Public Enemy” followed the success of their debut album with “It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back”, which peaked at #42 on the Billboard 200 and stayed on the chart for 42 weeks. The album did even better than its predecessor and with five singles produced, is considered to be one of the greatest albums of all time. “Public Enemy” has released twelve studio albums to date, many of which were nominated for Grammy, as well as American Music Awards.

A famous rap artist, how rich is Flavor Flav? In 2005, Flavor Flav earned $50 000 for his reality television series called “Strange Love”, while in 2006 he collected $100 000 for his other venture called “Flavor of Love”. In regards to his total wealth, Flavor Flav’s net worth is estimated to be $3 million.

Flavor Flav was born in 1959, in Roosevelt, New York. Flavor Flav’s interest in music stems from his early childhood, when he joined a youth choir and learned how to play 15 instruments, including drums, guitar and piano. Flavor Flav never graduated from high school but instead took culinary classes, and as a result worked in various restaurants. Flavor met his future group member Chuck D at Adelphi University, with whom he began rapping. Flav and Chuck D’s collaborations soon evolved into the creation of one of the most influential hip hop groups at the time called “Public Enemy”. It was with “Public Enemy” that Flavor Flav grew to be a well-known face in the music industry.

Aside from “Public Enemy”, Flavor Flav made various television appearances and was featured in such shows as “The Surreal Life”, “Comedy Central” and his own series “Flavor of Love”. The show debuted in 2006 and was on air for three seasons until 2008. At the time it had the second highest-rating on VH1 and even resulted in the creation of three spin-off series, namely “I Love New York”, “Charm School” and “I Love Money”.

Flav also ventured into other businesses and in 2011 opened his own restaurant in Iwo called “Flav’s Fried Chicken”. A famous rapper and actor, Flavor Flav has an estimated net worth of $3 million.


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Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Hold On 2017/I completed Officer Drayton
The Labyrinth 2017 Midnight
The Sweet Taste of Redemption 2015 Short
Body High 2015 Flavor Flav
Centric Celebrates Selma: 50th Anniversary Music Special 2015 TV Movie
Stupid Hype 2013 TV Movie Grand Master
Rebels Without a Pause: The Induction Celebration of Public Enemy 2013 TV Movie
Dr. Fubalous 2012 TV Series Papa Skwaught
Horrorween 2011 Flavor Flav
YooHoo and Friends 2011 TV Series Father Time
Nite Tales: The Series 2009 TV Series Time Keeper
Under One Roof 2008-2009 TV Series Calvester Hill
Larry the Cable Guy's Christmas Spectacular 2007 TV Movie Wiseman
Cain and Abel 2006 Slim Jim
Confessions of a Pit Fighter 2005 Lucky
Best Week Ever with Paul F. Tompkins 2004 TV Series
The Bernie Mac Show 2004 TV Series Flavor Flav
Death of a Dynasty 2003 Reporter #1 (as Flav-o-Flav)
Why Colors? 1992 Short
New Jack City 1991 D.J.
Mo' Better Blues 1990 Impatient Movie Patron

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Flavor of Love 2006-2008 TV Series co-executive producer - 37 episodes

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Britain's Got More Talent 2015 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Obscurity 2014 Short writer: "Harder Than You Think"
The Filthy Frank Show 2013 TV Series short writer - 1 episode
End of Watch 2012 writer: "Harder Than You Think" - as William Drayton
Breaking Bad 2011 TV Series 1 episode
xXx: State of the Union 2005 writer: "Mklvfkwr" - as William Drayton
Rock the Paint 2005 as Flava Flav, "Where My $5 at?"
Friday Night Lights 2004 writer: "Terminator X to the Edge of Panic", "Black Steel in the Hour of Chaos" - as William Drayton
Jackass: The Movie 2002 Documentary as William Drayton, "Sophisticated Bitch"
Three Kings 1999 writer: "Can't Do Nuttin' For Ya Man" - as William Drayton
Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai 1999 writer: "Cold Lampin With Flavor"
How to Be a Player 1997 writer: "Can't Do Nuthin'" - as William Drayton
Chasing Amy 1997 writer: "Can't Do Nuttin' for Ya Man" 1990 - as William Drayton
Shadow Boxing 1993 Short lyrics: "Shut Em Down" / music: "Shut Em Down"
Mo' Money 1992 performer: "Get Off My Back" / writer: "Get Off My Back"
Jungle Fever 1991 writer: "Can't Do Nothin' for Ya Man" - as William Drayton
House Party 1990 performer: "I Cant Do Nothin for You, Man!" / writer: "I Cant Do Nothin for You, Man!"

Music Department

Music Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Flavor of Love 2006 TV Series composer - 10 episodes

Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Flavor Flav: Michael Jackson 2013 Short
Flavor Flav: Unga Bunga Bunga 2006 Short

Composer

Composer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Flavor Flav: Michael Jackson 2013 Short
Six Months to Live 2004 TV Series short 1 episode

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Black and Blue 2016 Documentary completed Himself
Split Decisions Documentary post-production Himself
Untitled Flavor Flav Documentary Documentary filming Himself
The Eric Andre Show 2016 TV Series Himself
Steve Harvey 2016 TV Series Himself
Snoop & Son: A Dad's Dream 2015 TV Mini-Series documentary Himself
2014 Soul Train Awards 2014 TV Movie Himself
Restaurant Stakeout 2014 TV Series Himself
2 Live Crew: Take It Off 2014 Short Himself
Criss Angel Believe 2013 TV Series Himself
Who's on Deck 2013 TV Series Himself
Couples Therapy 2013 TV Series Himself
Flavor Flav: Michael Jackson 2013 Short Himself
2012 Soul Train Awards 2012 TV Special Himself
Artifact 2012 Documentary Himself - Cameo
We Run Sh*t 2012 Documentary Himself
Celebrity Wife Swap 2012 TV Series Himself
Public Enemy: Prophets of Rage 2011 TV Movie documentary Himself
The Mo'Nique Show 2011 TV Series Himself
Conan 2011 TV Series Himself - Guest
Jimmy Kimmel Live! 2004-2011 TV Series Himself / Himself - The 2008 Grammy Awards
The Wendy Williams Show 2011 TV Series Himself
David Blaine: Beautiful Struggle 2010 TV Movie documentary Himself
Lay It Down 2010 TV Series Himself
WWE Raw 2010 TV Series Himself
2010 AVN Awards Show 2010 TV Special Himself - Interviewee
2010 AVN Red Carpet Show 2010 TV Special Himself
Kyocera's All Access @ Virgin Mobile Freefest 2009 Documentary short
The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien 2009 TV Series Himself
Burning Down the House: The Story of CBGB 2009 Documentary Himself
2009 AVN Adult Movie Awards Show: Red Carpet PreShow 2009 TV Special Himself
The 2009 AVN Adult Movie Awards 2009 TV Movie Himself
Nite Tales: The Movie 2008 Himself - Host
Late Night with Conan O'Brien 2006-2008 TV Series Himself / Themselves - Musical Guest
James Brown: The Man, the Music, & the Message 2008 Video documentary Himself
Last Call with Carson Daly 2006-2008 TV Series Himself
Flavor of Love 2006-2008 TV Series Himself - Host / Himself
Public Enemy: Welcome to the Terrordome 2007 Documentary Himself
Criss Angel Mindfreak 2007 TV Series Himself
My Shot With 2007 TV Series Himself
Comedy Central Roast of Flavor Flav 2007 TV Special documentary Himself - Roastee
Public Enemy: Where There's Smoke 2007 Video documentary Himself
The Daily Show 2007 TV Series Himself
Public Enemy: Making the Public Enemy Comic Book 2007 Video short Himself
The Story of the Public Enemy Comic Book 2007 Video short Himself
The 2006 Billboard Music Awards 2006 TV Special Himself
VH1 Big in 06 Awards 2006 TV Special Himself - Announcer
In the Cutz 2006 TV Series Guest
2006 American Music Awards 2006 TV Special Himself
BET Hip-Hop Awards 2006 TV Special Himself - Guest
The Tyra Banks Show 2006 TV Series Himself
2006 MTV Movie Awards 2006 TV Special Himself
Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show 2006 TV Series Himself
VH1 Goes Inside 2006 TV Series documentary Himself
Flavor Flav: Unga Bunga Bunga 2006 Short Himself
2005 Radio Music Awards 2005 TV Special Himself
Tout le monde en parle 2005 TV Series Himself
Public Enemy: It Takes a Nation - The First London Invasion Tour 1987 2005 Video documentary Himself
The Farm 2005 TV Series Himself
Strange Love 2005 TV Series Himself
Wonder Showzen 2005 TV Series Himself
The View 2005 TV Series Himself
The Big Idea with Donny Deutsch 2005 TV Series Himself
Good Day Live 2005 TV Series
I Love the '90s: Part Deux 2005 TV Series documentary Himself
Wendy Williams Is on Fire 4 2005 TV Movie documentary Himself (Interview in New York)
Non-Denominational All-Star Celebrity Holiday Special 2004 TV Movie Himself
The 2004 Billboard Music Awards 2004 TV Special Himself
The Surreal Life 2004 TV Series Himself
VH1 Big in 04 2004 TV Movie documentary Himself
My Wife and Kids 2004 TV Series Himself
Hip-Hop Honors 2004 TV Special Himself - Honoree
MADtv 2004 TV Series Himself
Howard Stern 2004 TV Series Himself
Def Jam Fight for NY 2004 Video Game Himself (voice, as Flava Flav)
4th Annual BET Awards 2004 TV Special Himself
Six Months to Live 2004 TV Series short Himself
I Love the '80s Strikes Back 2003 TV Series documentary Himself
G-Phoria 2003 TV Movie documentary Himself - Public Enemy
Paper Chasers 2003 Documentary Himself
VH-1 Where Are They Now? 2002 TV Series documentary Himself
Driven 2001 TV Series documentary Himself
Public Enemy Live from House of Blues 2001 Video documentary Himself
Top Ten 2001 TV Series documentary Himself - Presenter
And Ya Don't Stop: Hip Hop's Greatest Videos, Vol. 1 2000 Video Himself - Public Enemy (segment "Fight the Power")
The 1999 Source Hip-Hop Music Awards 1999 TV Special Himself
Private Parts 1997 Himself (as Flava Flav)
Soul Train 1987-1994 TV Series documentary Himself / Himself - Guest
MTV Video Music Awards 1994 1994 TV Special Himself
Who's the Man? 1993 Himself
CB4 1993 Himself
The Howard Stern Interview 1992 TV Series Himself
In Living Color 1990-1992 TV Series Himself - Musical Guest / Himself
The 6th Annual Soul Train Music Awards 1992 TV Special Himself - Performer (as Public Enemy)
The Word 1990-1992 TV Series Himself
Hard 'N' Heavy Volume 16 1991 Video Himself
The 18th Annual American Music Awards 1991 TV Special Himself
Listen Up: The Lives of Quincy Jones 1990 Documentary Himself
MTV Video Music Awards 1990 1990 TV Special Himself - Presenter
Tour of a Black Planet 1990 Video documentary Himself
Public Enemy Feat. Ice Cube and Big Daddy Kane: Burn Hollywood Burn 1990 Short Himself
The 3rd Annual Soul Train Music Awards 1989 TV Special Himself - Presenter (as Public Enemy)
Public Enemy: Fight the Power 1989 Short Himself
The 2nd Annual Soul Train Music Awards 1988 TV Special Himself - Presenter

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The '80s: The Decade That Made Us 2013 TV Mini-Series documentary Himself
Vanilla Ice Archive 2012 Documentary Himself
Give It Up for Greg Giraldo 2011 TV Movie documentary Himself
100 Greatest Songs of the 90s 2007 TV Mini-Series documentary Himself - #92: '911 is a Joke' (as Public Enemy)
The Drug Years 2006 TV Mini-Series documentary Himself
The Big Fat Quiz of the Year 2005 TV Special Himself (uncredited)
Letter to the President 2005 Video documentary Himself - Public Enemy (uncredited)
And You Don't Stop: 30 Years of Hip-Hop 2004 TV Mini-Series documentary Himself
Beef 2003 Documentary Himself (uncredited)
U2: Numb 1993 Video documentary short Himself (video "Numb (Video Remix)") (uncredited)
U2: Love Is Blindness 1993 Video documentary short Himself (uncredited)

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2007 Teen Choice Award Teen Choice Awards Choice TV: Male Reality/Variety Star Flavor of Love (2006)
2006 Teen Choice Award Teen Choice Awards TV - Choice Reality Star (Male) Flavor of Love (2006)

TitleSalary
Flavor of Love (2006) $100,000
Strange Love (2005) $50,000
The Surreal Life (2003) $25,000

#Fact
1 Starring on the Comedy Central show, Comedy Central Roast of Flavor Flav (2007). [August 2007]
2 Recording a new solo album [October 2004]
3 Has a new reality show called Flavor of Love (2006) on VH1. [January 2006]
4 In Italy, Los Angeles and Las Vegas to shoot his new reality show Strange Love (2005) with Brigitte Nielsen. [October 2004]
5 In February 2005, he was credited by Brigitte Nielsen with saving her life, when he dialed 911 as she suffered a severe morning asthma attack.
6 Has seven children.
7 Has worn the famous Movado clock as a necklace.
8 Recorded a solo album in 1999 called "It's About Time" but it was never released.
9 Was known for his crowd-pleasing "Flavor Flav Dance" which consisted of jerky, twisty arm movements. He then created "The New Flavor Flav Dance" in which he would pretend he was being posessed by a spirit.
10 Flav is a classically trained pianist, and also plays the guitar and drums.
11 Arrested for carrying two pounds of marijuana. [December 1996]
12 Hip-hop MC (and comedy relief) of the group Public Enemy.


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#Trademark
1 When excited, exclaims his catchphrase in one long breath: "Wow!"
2 Snickering laugh
3 Mouth full of gold teeth
4 Always wore sunglasses when performing
5 Often wears a Viking helmet
6 Often wears a clock around his neck (originally a joke after seeing a studio techncian wearing a stopwatch in a similar manner).
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