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Aston George Taylor Jr. was born on the 5th August 1967, in The Bronx, New York City USA. He is a rapper, hip hop DJ and musician known under the name of Funkmaster Flex. He works in New York City’s Hot 97 radio station as a producer. Funkmaster Flex has been accumulating his net worth being active in the entertainment industry since 1987.

Music is the main source of Funkmaster Flex’s net worth, which has recently reached the estimated sum of $14 million.

The father of Funkmaster Flex was also a DJ and sound system professional named Aston George Taylor Sr. Flex began his career as a DJ being 16 years old. After a few years he was employed working for the radio station Kiss-FM, and later moved to WBLS-FM station. In the 1990’s Funkmaster Flex started live radio broadcasts from the clubs in which he was mixing. Then, everything evolved into a rap program on the Hot 97 radio station which was hosted by Flex himself. Thus, working on the radio added significant sums to the net worth of Funkmaster Flex.

Funkmaster Flex Net Worth $14 Million

To add more, he signed a contract with the record label Loud Records in 1995. Up to date, the hip hop artist owns a discography which includes nine singles and six compilation albums. All his singles but one peaked in high positions of the Billboard R&B Top 100, though they did not enter Top 10, however, it should be noted that four of his albums appeared in the top five positions of the R&B album chart, and all of them received gold certifications from the sales in USA. These were “The Mix Tape II” (1997), “The Mix Tape III” (1998), “The Tunnel” (1999) and “The Mix Tape IV” (2000). No doubt, albums have also increased the net worth of Funkmaster Flex.

Funkmaster Flex has also been working on television since the early 1990’s, which has added further sums to his net worth. He debuted on television as a co-host of “Yo! MTV Raps” (1990–1995). He continued working in the series “Ride with Funkmaster Flex” (2003 – 2005) aired on the Spike network. Due to the popularity of the show, spin-offs like “The Funkmaster Flex Super Series Invitational” (2006) and others were spawned. Later, he got back to the MTV channel with the series “Funk Flex Full Throttle” (2010–2011). His latest work on television includes the reality series “This Is Hot 97” (2014) on VH1.

Other engagements of Funkmaster Flex include launching his personal website, plus promoting and developing the Funkmaster Flex Custom Car & Bike Show Tour, which goes through eight cities annually. More, Flex has been featured as a character on several video games, including “Grand Theft Auto: The Ballad of Gay Tony” (2009) and “Grand Theft Auto: The Lost and Damned” (2010) which have also made a positive impact to the net worth of Funkmaster Flex.

Funkmaster Flex is also known as a controversial personality, because of feuds with Tupac Shakur, his stepbrother Mopreme Shakur as well as radio personalities Charlamagne Tha God and DJ Envy.

Finally, in his private life, Funkmaster Flex was married to Monica Joseph Taylor. Flex has fathered a child with his former girlfriend Haydee Diaz.


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Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Def Jam: Icon 2007 Video Game
Killa Season 2006 Video Fred
Ride with Funkmaster Flex 2003 TV Series Host
Head of State 2003 Inaugural Ball Announcer (as DJ Funkmaster Flex)
Clockstoppers 2002 Large Mike
Direct Effect 2000 TV Series D.J. (2000-2001)
MTV Beach House 2000 TV Series

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Funk Flex Full Throttle 2011 TV Series executive producer
Ride with Funkmaster Flex 2004 TV Series producer - 2 episodes
Spike TV VGA Video Game Awards 2003 TV Movie documentary co-producer

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Last Castle 2001 "Ante Up Robbing-Hoodz Theory"
New Jersey Drive 1995 performer: "Flip Squad's In Da House" / producer: "Flip Squad's In Da House"

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
This Is Hot 97 2014 TV Series Himself
50 Cent Talks Kendrick 'Control' Verse + Kidd Kidd w/ Hot 97 2013 Video short Himself
Funk Flex Full Throttle 2011 TV Series Himself - Host (2011-)
The Best of: BlacksInActionTV.Com 2010 Documentary Himself
The Brian McKnight Show 2009 TV Series Himself
mtvU Woodie Awards 2009 2009 TV Special Himself - Presenter
This Is Jim Jones 2009 Video documentary Himself
Grand Theft Auto IV: The Lost and Damned 2009 Video Game Himself - The Beat 102.7 DJ (voice)
With the DJ 2008 TV Series short Himself
Beef 4 2007 Video documentary Himself - Hot 97 Radio
Car Wars 2007 TV Series Himself
The 3rd Annual Vibe Awards 2005 TV Special Himself
The Cut 2005 TV Series Himself
AutoRox Awards 2005 TV Special Himself - Co-Host
Fade to Black 2004 Documentary Himself
And You Don't Stop: 30 Years of Hip-Hop 2004 TV Mini-Series documentary Himself
52 Most Irresistible Women 2004 TV Movie documentary Himself
ESPN NFL 2K5 2004 Video Game Himself
Late Show with David Letterman 2004 TV Series Himself
Last Call with Carson Daly 2004 TV Series Himself
Vibe Awards 2003 TV Special Himself
Spike TV VGA Video Game Awards 2003 TV Movie documentary Himself
WWF Raw 2003 TV Series Himself - Audience Member
Party with Spike World Premiere Special 2003 TV Movie Himself
Snoop to the Extreme 2003 TV Movie Himself
Def Jam Vendetta 2003 Video Game Himself (voice)
Chappelle's Show 2003 TV Series Himself
EminemTV 2000 TV Special Himself
Pete Rock: Soul Survivor 1998 Video short Himself
MTV Jams 1996 TV Series Himself (1998-1999)

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1 Hip-hop DJ.
2 Attended Our Saviour Lutheran High School.


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