Born as John Whitfield in Atlanta, Georgia, the man is more famously known as DC Young Fly. The alias itself is a result of his love for DC comics. Whitfield may be popular for his channel on the short-form video hosting platform, Vine. However, the channel was surprisingly not where he began his career. In the beginning, he started off as a rapper shortly after his brother’s murder.
Despite the fact that he did not start out as a Vine celebrity, he obtained his fame through his channel. As he was pursuing his rapping career, Whitfield began to upload Vine videos of himself in early 2014.
His commentary Vine videos roasting comedians such as Kevin Hart and Michael Blackson quickly went viral. With his hilarious Vine videos, big names in the entertainment industry became pursuing him.
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His career officially began the moment he was recruited to be one of the Wild ‘N Out recurring cast members. With Nick Cannon as the host of this improv comedy show, Whitfield’s fame propelled even further. Up to this day, Whitfield is still a part of Wild ‘N Out. However, his success does not stop there. He still pursues his rapping career,
Whitfield’s collaboration with B.O.B, Mike Will Made It, and many more further cemented his success in the rap industry. Other than musical career, Whitfield also starred in numerous successful independent films.
With his incredible talent, he seems to not find difficulties in taking up different roles. From comedy in #DIGITALLIVESMATTER, to romantic movie ‘My Cousin’s Ghetto Wedding’.
Aside of starring in movies, he has also released successful short comedy film of himself in 2017. Whitfield’s string of success, along with extra income from advertising and social media engagement, he racked up more than 150,000-dollars net worth.
Quick Biography from DC Young Fly
|Date of Birth||May 2nd, 1992|
|Profession||Rapper, comedian, actor, internet personality|