Waka Flocka Flame Bio
Juaquin James Malphurs (known as Waka Flocka Flame), born on 31 May 1986 in South Jamaica, New York, is an American rapper. After he was born his family relocated to Riverdale, Georgia.
The name “Waka” was given to him by his cousin, adopted from the Muppets character Fozzie Bear’s catchphrase, “Waka Waka”, and the name “Flocka Flame” was given to him by rapper Gucci Mane. Waka Flocka Flame is a member of Gucci Mane’s record label 1017 Records (also known as 1017 Brick Squad).
He first came to fame with his breakthrough single, O Let’s Do It, in 2009. From 2009 to 2016 he released several mixtapes. His debut album, Flockaveli, was released on 1 October 2010. On 9 August 2011, he released a collaborative album, Ferrari Boyz, with Gucci Mane, and he released his second studio album in 2012.
Waka Flocka Flame Personal Details
- Born Name: Juaquin James Malphurs
- Age (in 2017): 31
- Date of Birth: May 31, 1986
- Birthplace: South Jamaica, New York City, New York, United States
- Zodiac Sign: Gemini
- Occupation: Rapper
- Net worth: 10 Million
- Official Website: http://www.wakaflockabsm.com/wakaflockaforpresident
- Official Twitter: @WakaFlocka
Waka Flocka Flame Family Tree
- Wife name: Tammy Rivera
- Wife name: Kierra Malphurs (Divorced)
- Stepdaughter: Charlie Rivera
- Father name: Unknown
- Mother name: Debra Antney
- Brother: KayO Redd
- Brother: Wooh Da Kid
- Brother: Tyquam Alexander
- Brother: Rahleek Malphurs
- Niece: Ittila Scott
Waka Flocka Flame Relationship History
Below is the relationship and dating history for Waka Flocka Flame with his past and current girlfriend details.
Waka Flocka Flame dated:
- Kat Stacks – Waka Flocka Flame dated American socialite Kat Stacks.
- Kierra Malphurs – Waka Flocka Flame was married to Kierra Malphurs.
- Tammy Rivera (DateFrom-PRESENT) – Waka Flocka Flame married Tammy Rivera on 25 May 2014 in Atlanta, Georgia.
Waka Flocka Flame Body Measurements, Weight Loss, Diet and Exercise Routine
Waka Flocka Flame Body Measurements
- Height in Feet: 6′ 3″
- Height in Centimeters: 191 cm
- Weight in Pounds: – pounds
- Weight in Kilogram: – kg
Waka Flocka Flame Fun Facts
Waka Flocka Flame Career Highlights & Awards
- 2009 – The single O Let’s Do It peaked at number 62 on the US Billboard Hot 100
- 2010 – Named the eighth hottest MC by MTV
Waka Flocka Flame Quotes
“Always know what got you to where you at; you always gotta just keep hustling; and strive for the best.”
“Dreams come true; you can survive hard times.”
“I like the feeling of making a person smile. It’s cool to smile.”
Waka Flocka Flame Favorite Things
- Snack food: Salt and vinegar potato chips
Waka Flocka Flame Interesting Facts
- He was shot two times after a robbery attempt at an Atlanta car wash in January 2010.
- On January 3, 2011, He turned himself in to authorities in Atlanta following a previous raid on his home in January 2011, and was booked on possession of hydrocodone, marijuana, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and violation of probation for driving on a suspended license.
- He was arrested at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport when a security scan turned up a loaded handgun in his luggage in October 2014.
- He posed nude for PETA’s campaign against wearing fur. The slogan on the picture said: “Ink, not mink.”
- His rap cadence is registered as a lethal weapon in 23 states.
- On his tour-bus bookshelf: The Informant by Kurt Eichenwald, Travels in Siberia by Ian Frazier, Regarding the Pain of Others by Susan Sontag.
- He is a licensed, accredited acupuncturist.