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Overview (4)

Date of Birth 16 March 1959Roosevelt, Long Island, New York, USA
Birth NameWilliam Johnathon Drayton Jr.
Nicknames Mr. F
Rico
Height 5' 5½" (1.66 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Flavor Flav was born on March 16, 1959 in Roosevelt, Long Island, New York, USA as William Johnathon Drayton Jr. He is an actor and producer, known for Comedy Central Roast of Flavor Flav (2007), Nite Tales: The Movie (2008) and New Jack City (1991).

Trade Mark (6)

Often wears a clock around his neck (originally a joke after seeing a studio techncian wearing a stopwatch in a similar manner).
Often wears a Viking helmet
Always wore sunglasses when performing
Mouth full of gold teeth
Snickering laugh
When excited, exclaims his catchphrase in one long breath: "Wow!"

Trivia (13)

Hip-hop MC (and comedy relief) of the group Public Enemy.
Arrested for carrying two pounds of marijuana. [December 1996]
Flav is a classically trained pianist, and also plays the guitar and drums.
Was known for his crowd-pleasing "Flavor Flav Dance" which consisted of jerky, twisty arm movements. He then created "The New Flavor Flav Dance" in which he would pretend he was being posessed by a spirit.
Recorded a solo album in 1999 called "It's About Time" but it was never released.
Has worn the famous Movado clock as a necklace.
Has seven children.
In February 2005, he was credited by Brigitte Nielsen with saving her life, when he dialed 911 as she suffered a severe morning asthma attack.
In Italy, Los Angeles and Las Vegas to shoot his new reality show Strange Love (2005) with Brigitte Nielsen. [October 2004]
Has a new reality show called Flavor of Love (2006) on VH1. [January 2006]
Recording a new solo album [October 2004]
Starring on the Comedy Central show, Comedy Central Roast of Flavor Flav (2007). [August 2007]
Friends with Tasha Smith.

Salary (3)

The Surreal Life (2003) $25,000
Strange Love (2005) $50,000
Flavor of Love (2006) $100,000

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