|DDG Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 8 in|
|Date of Birth||October 10, 1997|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
DDG is an American social media star, rapper, and record label owner. He is best known for his YouTube channel, PontiacMadeDDG VLOGS, which has amassed a fanbase of more than 2 million subscribers. On it, he has published parodies, reactions, challenges, pranks, and comedy skits. DDG also created a secondary YouTube channel, The DDG Family, which has amassed a fanbase of more than 3.5 million subscribers.
Darryl Dwayne Granberry Jr.
Pontiac, Michigan, United States
Los Angeles, California, United States
He attended the Academy of Waterford, a middle school in Waterford, Michigan, United States. DDG graduated valedictorian from the International Technology Academy in Pontiac, Michigan, United States.
He attended Central Michigan University in Mount Pleasant, Michigan, United States but dropped out at the age of 18.
Rapper, Singer, Songwriter, Social Media Star, Record Label Owner
- Father – Darryl Granberry Sr. (Works in the automotive industry, Social media star behind a YouTube channel DDG Daddy)
- Mother – Tonya Yvette Granberry (Works in retail, Social media star behind a YouTube channel Mama DDG)
- Siblings – Tawanna Rochelle Adams (Older Sister), Dajaun Bridge (Older Brother) (Rapper), Tiarra “Tee Tee” (Younger Sister)
- Others – Darion Breckenridge (Older Half-Brother) (Killed in a shooting on October 21, 2014)
Hip-Hop/Rap, Trap, R&B
- Epic Records
5 ft 8 in or 173 cm
68 kg or 150 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
DDG has dated –
- Essence Nicole
- Kennedy Cymone (2017-2018)
- Emaza Dilan (2017)
- Riley Simpson (2019) – Rumor
- Himynamestee (2019) – Rumor
- Ashley “OmgYoAsh” Marie (2019) – Rumor
- Woah Vicky (2019) – Rumor
- Tiana Musarra (2019)
- Seven Craft/LovelySeven (2020) – Rumor
- Rubi Rose (2020) – Rumor
- Briana Green (2020) – Rumor
- Lala Baptiste (2020) – Rumor
- Halle Bailey (2022-Present) – DDG was rumored to be dating actress Halle Bailey after they were seen together at an Usher concert in Las Vegas in January 2022. They were also spotted at Coachella Music Festival 2022 in April. The couple made their red carpet debut together at the 2022 BET Awards. In February 2023, it was rumored that they had broken up after fans noticed they were no longer following each other on Instagram. However, they later denied the breakup rumors.
Race / Ethnicity
He is of African-American descent.
- Fuller lips
- Dreadlocks haircut
He is religious.
- His mom had 5 kids with different fathers and he shares a very close bond with her.
- His parents are separated but he does his best to spend time with them equally.
- DDG experimented with boxing as a kid.
- He calls the members of his fanbase “DDG Squad.”
- DDG’s moniker comes from his older half-brother, Darryl. Darryl used the nickname “PontiacMadeDDB” when playing PlayStation video games. He just switched the last “B” for “G.”
- DDG admitted that the one and only time he intentionally “chased clout” was when he released a music video for the song Big Boat (Lil Yachty Diss Track) in August 2017. He considered it a very fun experience and “a genius play” on his part.
- He used to work as a grocery packer at Kroger, a well-known supermarket franchise.
- DDG is passionate about investing in cryptocurrency and real estate.
- On November 1, 2019, he released his debut studio album titled VALEDICTORIAN. The name was a reference to him graduating valedictorian from high school.
- He has collaborated with artists such as Queen Naija, LV, Paidway T.O, Miko517, YBN Nahmir, G Herbo, Blac Youngsta, Nicole Arbour, Blake, Baby Rich, and Mystic.
- DDG paid about $2 million for his 1st house in Los Angeles, California, in April 2019.
- As of April 2019, DDG has been in love 3 times in his life. The 1st time was with a Mexican girl in the 9th grade, who cheated on him and left him heartbroken. The 2nd time was with Essence and the 3rd with Kennedy.
- At the age of 21, DDG bought a Richard Mille wristwatch worth $148k.
- For his 22nd birthday, he decided to purchase his dream car, a Rolls Royce Wraith, worth $350k.
- He has a $100k shoe collection.
- If he had to choose between doing music or YouTube for the rest of his life, he would pick the former. One of his goals in life is to become a music superstar like Justin Bieber.
- DDG admitted he is not a very flirty and touchy person and likes slow progress from a friendship to a relationship.
- After they saw his dating history, members of his fanbase assumed he only liked light-skinned girls. DDG denied it because he briefly dated a dark-skinned girl and even had a crush on a white girl in the past.
- In a video uploaded on YouTube on May 19, 2021, DDG claimed that Tayler Holder had been racist towards him especially at the YouTubers vs. TikTokers press conference where Tayler had used derogatory words.
- In June 2021, during the YouTube Vs. TikTok Battle of the Platforms event, he defeated TikToker Nate Wyatt. After winning the match, he declared that he would be quitting YouTube.
- Towards mid-June 2021, DDG had announced about quitting YouTube and deleted all the videos. However, even after the announcement, he had not quit YouTube and was still seen uploading more videos.
- In August 2021, DDG had shown off his new 2021 Mercedes-Maybach S-class which had cost him $300,000.
- In August 2022, DDG released the music video of his new song titled If I Want You. The video features Halle Bailey.
- In July 2023, DDG released a new song titled Famous. He received backlash on social media for this song because it was interpreted that the song was about him expressing insecurities about his girlfriend Halle Bailey‘s burgeoning acting career.
Featured Image by DDG / Instagram