Waka Flocka net worth: American rapper from Atlanta, Georgia, Juaquin James Malphurs, better known by his stage name Waka Flocka, has a net worth of $4.5 million.
Juaquin James Malphurs is an American rapper who is best known for his singles such as “No Hands”, “O Let’s Do It” and more. James is better known by his stage name “Waka Flocka” and has been active in mainstream music since 2008. He is one of the few rappers who claimed to fame before even releasing their debut album.
Born on 31 May, 1986 in South Jamaica, Queens, New York in the USA, Wacka Flocka was raised in Georgia, Atlanta. His mother was a manager to the rapper, Gucci Mane and Waka Flocka knew the rapper since he was nineteen years old. As he started singing, James changed his stage name to Waka Flocka Flame, which was given to him by Gucci Mane. As Waka entered mainstream music with his single “O Let’s Do It” in 2009, he got noticed by public and started his journey of fame and money.
Initially, Flocka was singed to “1017 Brick Squad” and “Warner Bros.” while he released his debut album “Flockaveli” which went on to peak at number six in “US Billboard 200”. This debut made Flocka a popular rapper in USA gaining him fans and followers. Adding to that, the success of this album also started adding greatly to his net worth.
Eventually, he held on to his fame with a series of mixtapes entitled “Salute Me or Shoot Me 3”, “Benjamin Flocka” and others. For his mixtapes, Flocka has worked with major artists such as Drake, Slim Dunkin, Gucci Mane and others.
Flocka’s second album titled “Triple F Life: Friends, Fans & Family” in 2012 under the label “Atlantic Records” where he is currently signed to. Other than his singing career, Waka Flocka has also been prominent in reality television in the show “Love & Hip Hop: Altlanta”. He is also an activist for animal rights who has worked for “PETA”.
As for his personal life, Waka Flocka has been married to his long term girlfriend, Tammy Rivera since 25th May, 2014. The couple lives in his luxurious house nested in Georgia, Atlanta where Waka Flocka drives his favorite Rolls Royce. These assets do not seem too much of extravagant as Flocka’s net worth at the present is well over $4.5 million.
Quick Facts about Waka Flocka
Full Name: Juaquin James Malphurs
Profession: Rapper, recording artist
Height: 6ft 3 in
Ethnicity: African American
Date of Birth: 31st May, 1986
Place of Birth: Queens, New York, USA
Marital status: Married to Tammy Rivera
Astrological sign: Gemini