D.C. Young Fly is an American rapper, actor and a comedian – famous for his Vine videos and his appearances on MTV’s TV show called Wild ‘N Out.
He is also a ver popular rapper and artist.
He was born in Atlanta on May 2, 1992. He was raised with two brothers to whom he is very close. He lived in a dangerous neighborhood and soon he joined teens on the streets, listening to music, rapping and eventually involving into criminal activities.
He grew up on the west side of Atlanta called Adamsville and he attended Benjamin E. Mays High School. He was a well known school troublemaker and a class clown.
Since he was in a street gang he was stabbed and beaten a few times, and one of his brother almost died of stabbing.
After his older brother was killed in 2011, and after he got himself into fights and being stabbed again (four times), he decided to turn his life around and the same year he started posting videos on YouTube and pursuing his musical and comedian career.
In 2013 D.C. started making Vine Videos and got popular very fast. He roasted famous people like LeBron James, Drake, Kevin Hart…His popularity grew up and he became noticed by the big names in this entertainment business.
He is known for his act in MTV show “Wild ‘N Out” which is hosted by Nick Cannon. He was named “Rookie of the year” in that show because of his great act in the first season. He was given their varsity jacket as a gesture and he is still a part of the show. He is also in a romantic relationship with a former actress from the same show.
With a colleague comedian Karlous Miller he hosts a podcast named “85 South Show” where they posted hundreds of episodes of comedian genre.
In 2016 he got his first debut role in David E. Talbert’s film called „Almost Christmas“ in which he costarred Danny Glover and Omar Epps. The film is a comedy-drama and it is covering a Christmas reunion of one dysfunctional family who can’tto seem to be nice one to another.
He got a leading role in an independent film: #digitallivesmatter (a comedy which judges cyberbullying and hating on internet) and a role in the movie “My Cousin’s Ghetto Wedding” (a romantic comedy with leading roles of Doug Jones and Claudia Wells).
In 2017 will be released a short comedy film about him: “D.C. Young Fly: Legend in the Making”, directed by Joe Newman and with a budget of $1000.
In his musical career he collaborated with famous Mike Will Made it, Lil Silk, Sy Ari da Kid and B.O.B.
He had a project featured on LiveMixtapes.com which was named “Supplyin’ Pressure”. It was a mixtape featuring many known artists and rappers. And vas introduced on January 22, 2015.
His manager was Anwar Patterson, a co-CEO of Archive Entertainment, the biggest entertainment company in Atlanta.
In 2016 he has signed a contract with ICM Partners. International Creative Management is one of the largest talent agencies in the world, with headquarters in Los Angeles. They sign contracts only with confirmed talents and they will sure offer John many gigs, either in movie production or in music.
John, also known as D.C. Young Fly, was very attached to his brother Richie and was very attached to his mother who recently died. He says he will always be grateful for everything she did for her kids and that he now understands everything she had to go through as a parent.
Today he is in a happy relationship with his girlfriend Jacky Oh and they have one daughter together, Nova. Jacky Oh is a model and an actress and a former Wild ‘N Out girl, and she is of Brazilian heritage. Her main salary comes from modelling and advertising.
Full name: John Whitfield
Nick name: DC Young Fly
Date of birth: May 2, 1992
Birth place: Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
Occupation: actor, rapper, singer and a comedian
Education: Benjamin E. Mays High School, Armstrong State University
Personal Life and Family
Father name: Unknown
Mother name: Unknown
Brother name: Richie (died in 2011)
Sister name: /
Marital status: Dating
Girlfriend: Jacky Oh
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Children: Nova Whitfield
Pet own: /
Personal Look and Measurements
Height: 1, 80 m
Weight: 74 kg
Body: middle build
Hair Color: black
Eye color: dark brown
Shoe Size: /
Distinctive Features: a tattoo on his forehead in the memory of his big brother
Net Worth and Salary
Net worth: $150 000
Twitter: https://mobile.twitter.com/dcyoungfly @DCYOUNGFLY
Interesting Facts about DC Young Fly
He is affiliated with #hoodcomedy and #Teamlgnant.
Although he was on the streets from a very young age, he was arrested for the first time when he was eighteen years old.
He was invited to do opening acts on Chris Brown’s Party tour and he showed up on B.o.B.’s tape “No Genre 2”.
He posted a video on YouTube which showed how he surprised his mom with a new Mercedes-Benz. It was his way to thank her for her patience with him.
D.C. Young Fly became widely known after he started afeud with a comedian Kevin Hart on Instagram that went viral and soon everyone knew all about him.
He has over 3 million followers on Instagram and his videos are among the most shown comic videos on the internet.
The D.C. in his stage name stands for Da Crew. It is the same as his tattoo on his forehead.
D.C. Young Fly is an American comedian and rapper mostly known for his Vine videos and for showing in MTV’s Wild ‘N Out”. He had a very hard childhood and in his late teens he lost his beloved brother. That forced him to change his life and turn it away from streets of Atlanta.
He became popular and today is one of the young artists on the rise, earning more money every day.