Juaquin James Malphurs popular as Waka Flocka Flame is an American singer, actor, rapper, and social media celebrity. He is popular because of his super hit singles “O Let’s Do It”, “Hard in da Paint”, and mixtapes “Salute Me or Shoot Me”, “Twin Towers”, and debut album “Flockaveli”. He is also known for his fabulous acting in shows such as Black Dynamite and Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta.
Waka grew up in New York City, New York, US along with his parents and siblings. He attended a local school and completed graduation. Being influenced by raps and songs ever since a child, he decided to make a career in the same field. He gained popularity as a singer because of his debut single of 2009 titled “O Let’s Do It”.
|Name||Juaquin James Malphurs|
|Nick Name||Waka Flocka Flame|
|Birth Place||New York City, New York, US|
|Date Of Birth||May 31, 1986|
|Age(as of 2021)||35 Years|
|Profession||Actor, Singer, and Rapper|
Waka Flocka Flame Age, Height, and Weight
Waka Flocka Flame’s age is 35 years (as of 2021). He is 5′ 8″ tall and his weight is approximately 78 kg.
Waka began his musical career in 2009 after releasing his debut super hit song titled “O Let’s Do It”. In the following year, he released another single “Hard in da Paint”, which received a Gold certificate from RIAA and top ranking in rating charts. With rising popularity as a singer, he became a member of 1017 Brick Squad along with Gucci Mane, OJ Da Juiceman, Frenchie, and Wooh Da Kid.
In 2010, Waka was signed by 1017 and Warner Bros Records for his first album. In late 2010, he released his debut album titled “Flockaveli” under the same label. The album was commercially successful and ranked 6th in US Billboard 200 and 3nd in US Top Rap Album. Subsequently, he released many popular mixtapes and singles including Salute Me or Shoot Me, Twin Towers, LeBron Flocka James, True Blood, “Slippin”, and many more.
In 2011, Waka and Gucci Mane released a collaboration album titled “Ferrari Boyz”, which ranked 21st in US Billboard and 4th in US Top Rap Album. In the following year, he released his second album “Triple F Life: Fans, Friends & Family”. The album was a huge success and ranked 1st in the US Top Rap Album rating chart.
Besides singing, Waka has appeared in several popular Tv shows. In 2014, he made his Tv debut with a reality show called “Black Dynamite”. Subsequently, he appeared in various shows including Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta, Marriage Boot Camp: Hip Hop Edition Season 14, Waka and Tammy Tie the Knot, Growing Up Hip Hop: Atlanta Season 3, and more in a supporting role.
Waka has appeared in some popular music videos such as “Hard In Da Paint”, “Snake In The Grass”, “Round of Applause”, “Foreign Shit”, “Rooster In My Rari”, and more. In addition to this, he has a self-titled Youtube channel with more than 700k subscribers. He mostly uploads music videos and songs on his Youtube channel.
Awards and Achievements
In 2010, Waka was nominated for Bet HipHop Awards in the Rookie of the Year category. In 2011, he received a BET Hip Hop Awards for his song “No Hands”. In addition to this, in 2015 Waka received a nomination in Much Music Video Awards for his song “Beast”.
Debra Antney is Waka’s mother and his father’s name is unknown as of now. He had a rapper brother named Kayo Redd, who committed suicide.
Wife and Children
Waka has been married to a social media celebrity and Tv personality named Tammy Rivera since 2014. There is no information about their children as of now.
- Waka Flocka Flame hails from New York City, New York, US.
- His real name is Juaquin James Malphurs.
- He is a popular rapper, singer, and actor.
- He is the founder and owner of Its Nobi Gaming.
- Waka is represented by 36 Brick House.
- Green and Yellow are his favorite colors.
- Waka enjoys singing, dancing, acting, traveling, and playing soccer.
Gucci Mane a popular American rapper and singer has worked with Waka.
Waka Flocka Flame’s net worth as of now, in 2021 is estimated to be more than $3m. Sources of his income are singing, recording, live concerts, and acting.
What is the age of Waka Flocka Flame?
The age of Waka Flocka Flame is 35 years ( as of 2021).
When is the Birthday of Waka Flocka Flame?
Waka Flocka Flame’s birthday is on May 31, 1986.
How tall is Waka Flocka Flame?
Waka Flocka Flame is 5′ 8″ tall.
Where is Waka Flocka Flame from?
Waka Flocka Flame is from New York City, New York, US.