Juaquin James Malphurs
Waka Flocka Flame, Waka Flocka
South Jamaica, New York, United States
His educational background is not known.
- Father – Unknown
- Mother – Debra Antney (Manager and CEO of So Icey / Mizay Entertainment)
- Siblings – KayO Redd (Brother) (Rapper) (Suicided on December 29, 2013), Wooh Da Kid (Younger Brother) (Rapper), Tyquam Alexander (Brother), Rahleek Malphurs (Younger Brother) (Died on April 25, 2000)
Brick Squad Monopoly, 1017 Brick Squad, Warner Bros., Asylum, Atlantic Records
6 ft 4 in or 193 cm
97 kg or 214 pounds
Girlfriend / Spouse
Waka Flocka Flame dated –
- Kat Stacks – Venezuelan socialite Kat Stacks and Waka Flocka were RUMORed to have had an encounter in the past.
- Tammy Rivera (2011-2016) – Reality TV star and businesswoman Tammy Rivera and Waka Flocka started dating in 2011. They got engaged in 2013 and married on May 25, 2014. In June 2016, the couple called it quits.
Race / Ethnicity
- Wears braided hair extensions.
- Towering height
Waka Flocka Flame’s body specifications may be –
- Chest – 44 in or 112 cm
- Arms / Biceps – 14.5 in or 37 cm
- Waist – 37 in or 94 cm
Waka has been seen advertising Rafaello & Co (Luxury Swiss timepiece store) on his social media accounts.
In 2014, he was seen in Pine Brothers Softish Throat Drops commercial.
Best Known For
His rap songs such as O Let’s Do It, No Hands, Round of Applause, etc.
In October 2010, he released his debut album Flockaveli by Asylum Records. It received mostly positive response from the music critics.
He sold 345,000 album copies in US and it got ranked at #2 in Top Hip Hop albums in the US.
Waka Flocka hasn’t appeared in a theatrical film yet.
First TV Show
In 2010, Waka Flocka appeared in two episodes of comedy talk show The Mo’Nique Show as himself.
It seems he relies more on diet rather than workout. But, he still goes for exercises.
Waka Flocka Flame Favorite Things
- Sneakers – Air Jordan
- Rapper – Tupac
- Color – Burgundy
- Snack – Potato chips
- Bottled Water – Fiji or Dasani
Source – Complex, Pigeons and Planes, Interview Magazine, The Boom Box
Waka Flocka Flame Facts
- He was given the stage name “Waka” by his cousin due to a Muppets character Fozzie Bear’s catch phrase, “Waka Waka”. Rapper Gucci Mane gave him the remaining name “Flocka Flame”.
- Waka’s mom was previously a manager of Gucci Mane.
- In January 2010, during a car wash in Atlanta, he was shot in his right arm and eventually robbed.
- Waka Flocka posed without clothes for PETA to encourage people to stop killing animals and wearing fur in 2011.
- In October 2014, he was arrested for 2 hours at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport for the possession of loaded handgun.
- He took the name of his debut album Flockaveli from an Italian political theorist Machiavelli.
- His mom is his role model.
- Check Waka on YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, iTunes, Google+, Spotify, MySpace, and SoundCloud.