Waka Flocka Net Worth
Who is Waka Flocka?
Juaquin James Malphurs is a famous American musician. He is best recognized by his stage names Waka Flocka or Waka Flocka Flame. This very talented American rapper was born on 31st May 1986. He is also a renowned actor and has acted in a couple of movies. In 2009, he signed with the Warner Bros. Records and 1017 Brick Squad. Then he became the popular mainstream artist and has released hit singles such as “O Let’s Do It”, “Hard in da Paint”, “No hands” etc. The last single grabbed the 13th place on the “US Billboard Hot 100” chart. He became much popular after the release of his first studio album entitled “Flockaveli” in 2010. After 2 years, in 2012, his second studio album – “Triple F Life: Friends, Fans & Family” got released.
Waka Flocka Net Worth:
Waka Flocka won a net worth of $4.5 million as of now. He has earned the maximum of his wealth by his rapping performances at different venues, selling of his studio albums and records and as a co-producer of a couple of albums. Also, he has acted in lots of movies and television shows and that way he made this much of wealth in this short time.
Waka Flocka Life History:
Waka Flocka was born in South Jamaica, New York in the United States. Eventually, his family settled down in Riverdale, Georgia. Debra Antney, his mother was the former manager of the famous rapper Gucci Mane. She also was the CEO of So Icey Entertainment. His cousin gave him the name “Waka”. He knew Gucci Mane from his teenage times and he gave him the name “Flocka Flame”. Waka Flocka suffered a lot when his younger brother who was also a rapper committed suicide in December 2013 in their home at Henry County, Georgia. Waka Flocka got married to Tammy Rivera on 25th May 2014.
Waka Flocka is known for:
Waka Flocka came into the limelight in 2009 when his single “O Let’s Do It” got released. It grabbed the 62nd position on the “US Billboard Hot 100” chart. After performing different singles and albums, Waka Flocka has released lots of mixtapes in the year of 2011. “Salute Me or Shoot Me 3”, “Benjamin Flocka” etc. on 9th August, he released a collaboration with Gucci Mane entitled “Ferrari Boyz”. On 14th October 2014, he released a single “Round of Applauses” which was featured by the Canadian rapper Drake. On 22nd January 2013, Waka Flocka has released his third studio album “Flockaveli 2”.
In the year of 2014, Waka Flocka has made his film debut in “Black Dynamite” where he played the role of Waka Blocka Blaow. After that, he also acted in “Love & Hip-Hop: Atlanta” in 2014-16 and then “Fish Center Live” in 2017.
Waka Flocka has won the “BET Hip-Hop Award” in 2011 in the category of Best Club banger. Also, he got nominated for some of the other awards.
Waka Flocka Political/Business Affiliation:
Waka Flocka is not only a popular musician but he is a successful co-producer also. Flocka has produced lots of music albums successfully.