DC Young Fly biography: age, height, real name, partner, kids

DC Young Fly biography: age, height, real name, partner, kids

DC Young Fly is an American actor, rapper, social media personality, and television host. He rose to fame thanks to the “roasting sessions” that he posted on Vines and Instagram. His videos have earned him co-signs from celebrities like Chris Tucker, Kevin Hart, Lebron James, and Michael Blackson. What do you know about him?

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Actor, rapper, and TV host DC Young Fly. Photo: @DcYoungFly1
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Here is everything you need to know about DC Young Fly.

Profile summary

  • Full name: John Whitfield
  • Stage name: DC Young Fly
  • Date of birth: 2 May 1992
  • Age: 29 years (as of 2021)
  • Place of birth: Atlanta, GA, USA
  • Height: 5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
  • Relationship status: In a relationship
  • Children: 2
  • Profession: Social media personality, actor, musician
  • Net worth: $2 million

DC Young Fly biography

The star is from Atlanta, Georgia, the USA. He is the youngest of his parents’ seven children. DC Young Fly’s real name is John Whitfield.

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How old is DC Young Fly?

He was born on 2 May 1992. As of 2021, DC Young Fly’s age is 29 years.


DC Young Fly age
Actor DC Young Fly with a microphone. Photo: @DcYoungFly1
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In 2015, he became a recurring cast member on MTV2's improv comedy show titled Wild 'N Out (Season 7). Later, he was named "Rookie of the Year" of Season 7.

Apart from improv comedy shows, he also tried acting. He made his film debut in the Christmas comedy-drama film Almost Christmas (2016), where he played a minor role.

The same year, he made an appearance in the film #DigitalLivesMatter. Following that, he landed numerous roles in films and television shows.

DC Young Fly’s movies

  • 2016 – Hollywood Hearts (Wonder)
  • 2017 – Dirty South House Arrest (Fly)
  • 2017 – D.C. Young Fly: Legend in the Making
  • 2018 – Armed (G Money)
  • 2019 – The Trap (Goo)
  • 2019 – How High 2 (Calvin)
  • 2019 – I Got the Hook Up 2 (Spyda)
  • 2020 – 2 Minutes of Fame (Jethro)
  • 2020 – She Ball (Down South)
  • 2021 – Seven Deadly Sins: Envy

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TV series

  • 2017 – The New Edition Barber (Barber)
  • 2017 – The Quad (Young Rapper)
  • 2017 – Mann and Wife (King Dookie)
  • 2017 – Tales (Lil Joe)
  • 2017 – In the Cut (Thug Leader)
  • 2017 – Dead House
  • 2018 – Rel (George Washington Carver/Jaymo)
  • 2019 – Scream: The TV series (Latavious)
  • 2019 – Grown-ish (Rafael)
  • 2019 – The Grid (Slim)
  • 2020 – American Soul (Sly Stone)

Aside from acting and improv comedy, he also tried producing. As a producer, he worked on the BET Hip-Hop Awards show (2020) and the film #DigitalLivesMatter (2016).

He also pursued a career as a musician in addition to acting. He began rapping in 2011.

DC Young Fly height
DC Young Fly wearing glasses. Photo: @DcYoungFly1
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He made his debut in 2014 with the single Westside Connection, which was quickly followed by M.A.P. He then released No Weed and Right Now in 2016. Following that, he took a short break to host the revival of Total Request Live (TRL) on MTV (2017–2018).

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He released his albums Supplying Pressure and Curb Music in 2017. They were followed by the release of his album Trap Soul (2019). In 2020, in between filming, the rapper released his album Fly Womack.

When it comes to his career as a television anchor, he was invited to co-host the 2019 BET Social Awards with Jess Hilarious. The following year, he was one of the judges on the Quibi streaming service's game show titled Floored.

In October of the following year, he co-hosted the 2020 BET Hip-Hop Awards show with Karlous Miller and Chico Bean. In 2021, he opened his own improv comedy club titled DC Comedy Exchange in Miami Beach, Florida.

DC Young Fly’s net worth

The actor has a net worth of $2 million. He has amassed this impressive fortune through his work as an actor, rapper, and TV host. Aside from that, he earns a steady income from his Miami club.

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Is DC Young Fly married?

When it comes to DC Young Fly’s wife, he is not married, but he is in a relationship.

DC Young Fly’s girlfriend’s name is Jacky Oh. She is an actress, model, television personality, and social media personality. They met on the set of Wild 'N Out in 2015.

The couple has two children.


Whitfield and Jacky Oh have two children. DC Young Fly’s daughter Nova was born on 16 October 2016.

The news of Oh's second pregnancy began to circulate in the media in 2020. On 7 August 2020, the couple revealed the news about DC Young Fly’s baby arrival. Their second daughter’s name is Nala.

How tall is DC Young Fly?

DC Young Fly’s height is 5 feet 11 inches, or 180 centimetres. He weighs about 72 kg.

DC Young Fly continues to build a career as a musician. He also enjoys spending time with his partner and children.

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