Biography / Wiki
Grown amidst drugs, violence, and low standards of living Jamell Demons, known by his stage name, “YNW Melly,” is an American rapper from Florida. Jamell got involved with his neighborhood, which was infested with anti-social elements, but found solace in music. Artists such as Eminem, Michael Jackson, and Chris Brown were idolized by him while growing up.
He was charged with assault while he was becoming famous. He released singles such as ‘Murder on My Mind’ and ‘Catching Feelings’ upon being released which he wrote while in prison. For possession of firearms and marijuana, he was arrested again, in June 2018. His mixtape titled ‘I Am You,’ has put him on the list of budding talented rappers from Florida.
Height / Weight / Age
Born on the 1st of May 1999 YNW Melly is currently 24 years old. He appears to be tall and slim and his body figure measurements are 40-32-33 with his biceps measuring 12.5 inches. His height measures 5 feet 8 inches and his weight is 70 kg approximately. Melly has black colored eyes and the color of his hair is black as well.
Melly received initial fame after releasing some singles and his debut mixtape. His lyrics have become the key to his success and he has earned most of his wealth through his career as a rapper and a songwriter. The total net worth estimated for YNW Melly is $150 thousand US dollars as of now.
Education / Family
The native of Florida Jamell Maurice Demons was born and raised in Gifford, Florida, United States of America. He has been quite private about his personal life and has not shared the name of his parents or siblings. Melly studied at his local High school in Florida but did not go for any further education.
Jamell Maurice Demons
|Birth Place||Gifford, Florida, United States of America|
|Date Of Birth||May 1, 1999|
|Height||In Centimetres – 173 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 8″
|Weight||In Kilograms – 70 Kg
In Pounds – 154 lbs
|Profession||Rapper, Singer, and Songwriter|
|School||High School in Florida|
|Home Town||Gifford, Florida, United States of America|
|Debut||Album – I am you in 2018|
|Fathers Name||Name Not Known|
|Mothers Name||Name Not Known|
Career / Fashion And Style
He started writing lyrics while in prison, most of which was based on his experiences of growing up in a dirty, shady neighborhood. One of his first singles was ‘Murder on My Mind’, upon being released from prison became a local hit. He has also been criticized as many of his songs glorify violence.
Melly announced that he was working on a mixtape titled ‘I Am You’ after he shifted from Gifford to Miami. He released his debut mixtape, ‘I Am You’ in August 2018 which included his ode to several contemporary rappers and consisted of 15 songs. His EP titled ‘Collect Call EP’ featured artists such as Lil B and John Wicks. When he was featured on Radar Station’s list of the ‘Hottest New Creators’, Melly had a major career breakthrough in 2018.
Girlfriends, Affairs, Wife and More
The young rapper has kept his dating life a secret as well.
Here we provide you the list of YNW Melly’s favorite things.
|Favorite Actors||Bruce Lee|
|Favorite Actress||Jessica Abla|
|Favorite Colour||White and Black|
|Favorite Holiday Destinations||Switzerland|
|Favorite Food||Non-Vegetarian Food, Chicken and Fish|
|Favorite Things To Do||Kung Fu, Karate, Travelling, Mentoring & Fishing|
Some Interesting Facts About YNW Melly
- All he had access to in terms of music was Chris Brown’s album while growing up.
- When he was in the 8th grade YNW Melly recorded his 1st song by sticking a microphone with a coat hanger and putting a cap from his head over it to condense his voice.
- The first memory he has of his childhood is riding his pet dog Bow-wow’s back.
- He started posting songs on a SoundCloud account he called YNW MUSIC when he was 15 years old.
- He would drink chocolate milk and draw and color in his coloring book when his mom would bring him to work at the Chili’s restaurant with her.
- Since he was around 5 years of age, Melly wanted to be like Michael Jackson.
- When he was young, his uncle used to do drugs in front of Melly.
- In return for people hearing him rap, he used to ask for Rice Krispies cereals at the beginning of his career.
- He was put back in jail due to the lyrics of the song Murder on my Mind after he was released on probation in 2018.
- Because he had less than 20 grams of marijuana with him, he was arrested on June 30, 2018, in Florida.