John Whitfield, well known as DC Young Fly, is one of the famous figures in the entertainment industry who had a number of accomplishments since entering the spotlight.
Recently, DC Young Fly has been in the headlines because of the untimely demise of his longtime girlfriend, Jacky Oh!
Here we’ll learn everything about DC Young Fly, who has grown into a star with multiple talents.
Who Is John Whitfield Aka DC Young Fly?
DC Young Fly is the stage name of John Richard Whitfield, a social media influencer, comedian, actor, anchor, rapper, songwriter, and singer.
He began publishing videos on YouTube in 2014. He had significant growth in the following years making him a popular person with incredible talents.
His videos on Youtube and other social media platforms attracted more than 53 million people over the years. DC Young Fly’s account currently has more than 1 million subscribers.
he frequently updates his over 12 million Instagram followers about his personal life.
DC Young Fly: Bio
The multitalented American figure, DC Young Fly, is well known for his internet-roasting videos in addition to his live appearances alongside Chico Bean and Karlous Miller from the Wild ’n Out Group.
DC, who was born the youngest and seventh child, was brought up in Atlanta, Georgia. In 2013, he began posting amusing videos on the Vine app, which he did up until the disconnection.
He has been a cast member of the MTV, MTV2, and VH1 comedy series Wild ‘N Out since season 7. In addition to that, he served as one of the primary hosts for TRL’s return to MTV in 2017 and the year following.
In addition to Chico Beans, Karlous Miller, and previous cast member Clayton English, DC has co-hosted the podcast 85 South Show.
DC Young Fly: Age
Born on May 2, 1992, DC Young Fly is 31 years old as of 2023. He spent a major part of his childhood on the west side of the city.
DC attended Benjamin E. Mays High School for his elementary education.
DC Young Fly: Career
DC Young Fly began his career in the entertainment industry by uploading videos on the Vine app and YouTube in 2013.
After the discontinuation of the Vine app, he subsequently switched to Instagram, where he began sharing his roasting videos in which he parodied and mocked famous people.
LeBron James, Michael Blackson, Kevin Hart, and many other celebrities have commented on these videos.
DC in 2015, joined the recurring cast of Wild ‘N Out, an unscripted kind of comedy series. He was given the Rookie of the Year title following his first season.
He was the Black Squad team captain for both seasons 11 and 1 of the 85 South Show Podcast.
Right now, he is the cast member with the most Instagram followers. Besides the TV and social media career, DC started a music career in 2019 and has since worked with several artists, including Juicy J, EARTHGANG, B.o.B., Mike Will Made It, and many others.
DC Young Fly: Family And Relationship
There is no information known about DC’s parents. However, a couple of his YouTube videos have included Mother.
In 2011, a rising rapper and DC’s brother was killed. As a result of this incident, he started rapping and it changed the course of his life.
Da Crew was his brother’s stage name, and he adopted the stage name DC (Da Crew). He tattooed D.C. on his forehead as an honor to his brother.
DC Young Fly was in a relationship with his Wild ‘N Out co-star Ms Jacky Oh for more than 4 years. She was a rising star in fashion modeling and acting. Ms. Jacky Oh gave birth to their first child, a daughter named Nova Whitefield.
The untimely death of Ms. Jacky has left the family in deep sorrow as they were leading a happy and peaceful life.
DC Young Fly: Net Worth
According to what several sources claim, DC Young Fly, one of the popular multi-talented figures in the American entertainment industry, is supposed to have an estimated net worth of $4 million as of 2023.
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