DDG goes from YouTube star to rapper who has released a couple of original songs called “Dope” and “G.O.A.T.” In YouTube, he has found success with reaction, parody, challenge, prank and skit videos with millions of followers.
DDG Siblings, Family, Real Name
On 10th, October 1997, DDG was born in Pontiac, Michigan under birth sign Libra. His real name is Darryl Dwayne Granberry, Jr. He is the son of parents (father) Darryl Granberry Sr but mother name is missing. His father worked in a studio as a engineer but mother worked in retail. He had endured a difficult childhood as his family lived in a crime-ridden area notorious for gang violence.
Having American nationality, DDG is of black ethnicity. He has a younger sister whose name is Tiara. Also, he has a sibling brother who was killed during a shooting in the year 2014. His brother death left a profound impact on his personality.
Why DDG Drop out of University?
DDG enrolled at International Tech Academy located in Pontiac, Michigan where he was class valedictorian. Then he enrolled at Central Michigan University.
But later he became dropped out for what he says was making $30,000 per month being a Youtuber. Then he moved to Hollywood, California to be a full-time entertainer after dropping out of Central Michigan.
What’s DDG (rapper) Net Worth & Salary?
Initially, DDG from his YouTube career, he made money around $30 thousand per month. As per reports, he earned around $50 thousand to $1 Million from his YouTube Channel. DDG (rapper) has a net worth of $1.5 Million as of 2021. However, he is yet to mentioned his salary.
But as per some reports, he had signed a multі mіllіоn dоllаr rесоrd dеаl with Epic Records. Also, he added money to his net worth collected now working as a rapper. Overall he has been earning handsome sum of money and living a comfortable life.
Who is DDG Girlfriend?
Well, rapper DDG is single but previously was in a relationship with his girlfriend Kennedy Cymone. DDG former girlfriend is also a YouTuber who has a beauty and lifestyle YouTube channel. The duo has featured in several videos together. They started dating in the 2017. After dating for around a year, he proposed to her in the year 2018 then she accepted the proposal.
The duo posted online some of the important milestones of their relationships. Also, they were seen shopping for a wedding ring together. But their engagement was short lived then the couple separated after a few months. Then he denied all of his previous videos, stating that the ring was just a prank. Also, they no longer even collaborate together.
Then many people thought that DDG is dating Kellie Sweet, who is also a YouTube personality. The duo has been seen together in a video such as ‘Meet my Girlfriend’. Then many started believing that, the duo are dating. Then they explained that there is no such relationship between them after rumors of their relationship started.
DDG had the idea of posting videos on the video sharing website YouTube while studying. Then in the year 2001, he created his YouTube channel however after three years he decided to post videos regularly on his channel. After becoming active on his channel he posted different videos and grown his channel. He became successful in getting attention of many view and earned over a million subscribers.
In his YouTube channel, he has posted numerous comedic content on his channel. Some of his popular YouTube videos include “Cheating on Girlfriend Prank”, “White People vs. Black People”, and “Reacting to My 7 Year Old Niece Cringey” “Brekaing Walmart Employee Ankles”, “A Killer Clown is Roaming my School” and may more.
The prime reasons for his rise in fame online has been because of his consistent activity. Then he d created a second channel called PontiacMadeDDG VLOGS to expand his content. Also, it shows some of his daily endeavors. Then he created a third channel called PontiacMadeDDG Reacts based on reaction videos only. In the year 2017, he started his fourth channel called The DDG Family.
Rap Career of DDG
DDG early music included a diss track on Lil Yachty called, “Big Boat”. Then he released two songs entitled, Balenciagas and Free Parties, both produced by Zaytoven in the year 2016. Also, he teamed up with Famous Dex for a song entitled, Lettuce. Initially his track was released on DDG’s YouTube channel and had 500,000 views in 1 hour.
After that, he had a contract with WorldstarHipHop to allow them to exclusively release the video. Then he released the single of his debut EP, “Givenchy” on November 23, 2017. On YouTube, the song received over 25 million views. In the year 2018, complex identified “Givenchy” as a song “Bout to Blow. DDG released his debut EP, Take Me Serious on March 17, 2018.
He was contacted by major record labels and signed a record deal with Epic Records in June 2018. Then he released his single, “Arguments” on June 1, 2018 and certified Gold by the RIAA on April 15, 2020. He released his second EP, Sorry 4 the Hold Up on March 22, 2019. His music video for the song, Hold Up featuring Queen Naija off of the EP, Sorry 4 the Hold Up received over 15 million views on YouTube.
He released the first single off his debut album, titled “Push” on September 20, 2019. DDG released his debut studio album, VALEDICTORIAN on November 1, 2019. Then he released his single “Moonwalking in Calabasas” on July 24, 2020, later received two remixes, the first featuring Blueface and the second featuring YG. Then it became his first song to enter the Billboard Hot 100, peaking at number 82.
What is the Height of DDG (rapper)?
DDG rapper has a height of 1.7 m or 5 feet 8 inches. While his body weighs around 125 pound or 57kg. DDG has a dark brown eyes color with black color hair.