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Overview (4)

Date of Birth 31 May 1964Harlem, Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA
Birth NameDarryl Lovelace
Nicknames Dee
Darryl Mac
D.M.C.
Devastating Mic Controller
Easy D
Height 6' 1" (1.85 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Darryl Matthews McDaniels was born on May 31, 1964, in Queens, New York. His birth parents are unknown. At the age of 3 months, Byford and Banna McDaniels adopted him. He attended Catholic schools in New York City and after graduation, he attended St. John's University in Queens, New York. During this time in 1984 he recorded his first album appropriately titled "RUN-D.M.C."

In 1991 he met the love of his life, Zuri L. (Alston) McDaniels, while walking in New York City; they married a year later on September 28, 1992. Their son Darryl M. McDaniels, Jr. (DSon) was born on July 27, 1994, at LaGuardia Hospital in Queens, New York.

They presently reside in New Jersey.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Jacqueline Daniel

Spouse (1)

Zuri L. McDaniels (28 September 1992 - ?) (1 child)

Trade Mark (1)

Large, tinted glasses. (during the 1980s)

Trivia (9)

Member of the pioneering hip-hop group Run-D.M.C..
Arrested and charged for DWI and public intoxication in Atlanta, Georgia [August 1991]
Used to drink 8 bottles of 40-ounce malt liquor a day.
Found out in 1999 that he was adopted. Is currently searching for his birth parents.
Just completed his first solo album (June 2004), titled "Checks, Thugs, and Rock & Roll," due out at the end of the year.
A huge fan of The Beatles, especially John Lennon.
Found out in 1999 he was adopted.
Suffers from spasmodic dysphonia, which causes involuntary spasms of the vocal cords.
Located and met his birth mother, Berncenia Lovelace, in 2005.

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