Waka Flocka aka Waka Flocka Flame is a popular rapper, who is best known for the album, ‘Flockaveli.’ Also, Waka Flocka is the newest member of Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta. It is a real hit on the channel, ‘VH1’. Now let’s have a close look at Waka Flocka’s net worth in 2018.
Waka Flocka Early Life
Waka Flocka Flame was born as Juaquin James Malphurs in the year 1986 on 31st May. Juaquin was born in Queens, NY and later, his family settled in Georgia. He was born to Debra, who was the former manager of Gucci Mane. She is also the CEO of So Icy/Mizay Entertainment.
How did Juaquin become, ‘Waka Flocka Fame’? The name, ‘Waka’ was given by Juaquin’s cousins. The remaining, ‘Flocka Fame’ was given by the rapper Gucci Mane.
In the year 2014, Waka Flocka exchanged vows with Tammy Riviera. Waka had a younger brother, who committed suicide in the year 2013. After his brother’s death, Waka became a vegan as he felt the need to detox.
Waka Flocka Career, Awards & Achievement
Waka Flocka may have had legal issues in the past, and he was also a part of major controversies. However, he is a renowned American rapper, who has gained popularity over the years.
The American rapper gained popularity after his single, ‘O Let’s Do It!’ in the year 2009. In fact, it reached the Billboard Top 100 list. The song was on #62 on the list. His next two singles, ‘No Hands’ and ‘Hard In Da Paint’ became a trend around the globe.
In the year 2012, Waka Flocka released his second album which was called, Triple F Life. In 2013, he released, ‘Flockaveli 2’ which also included a mixtape. Artists like Gucci Mane, Ace Hood, French Montana, and Young Scooter made guests appearances in the mixtape.
In the year 2014, the couple, Tammy and Waka started filming for, ‘Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta.’ In a nutshell, he has been unstoppable! Waka appeared in a film, ‘Black Dynamite’ the same year he started filming for the reality hit, ‘Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta.’
Waka Flocka is on a roll since 2009!
Awards & Achievements
Waka Flocka has been nominated in award functions, but he has only won the, ‘Best Club Banger’ Award at the BET Hip Hop Awards. Waka was nominated at the Much Music Awards, but he could not win! Nonetheless, his songs rule several hearts. The songs by Waka Flocka never fail to make the party-goers dance! He has a long way to go still!
Net Worth of Waka Flocka
Waka Flocka has a net worth of $8 million. He has earned all this through his albums! Also, Waka became the member of the reality hit, ‘Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta.’ Waka has the most SUV, ‘Bentley EXP 9’.
Flocka earned a lot of money through the sales of his albums, ‘Flockaveli’ and ‘Triple F Life.’ He does shows at innumerable nightclubs and is paid $15,000 for one show. Waka does 70 shows in a year which makes him one of the well-paid rappers in the industry.
Waka Flocka is one of the most renowned artists in the industry. He has a huge fan following on his social media handles.
“I would choose weed over people any day!”
The rapper wrote this on his Twitter handle. Waka is active on Twitter and Instagram. He has 1.97 million followers on his Twitter account. Well, the world loves him for sure. With millions of followers around the world, a pool of talent and $7 million net worth, Waka continues to be one of the leading rappers.