|Celebrated Name:||Doug E Fresh|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Douglas Davis|
|Age:||56 years old|
|Birth Date:||September 17, 1966|
|Birth Place:||Barbados, United States|
|Height:||5 ft 9 inches|
|Wife/Spouse (Name):||Not disclosed|
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):||Yes (Soloman Davis and five more sons)|
|Dating/Girlfriend (Name):||N/A/Yes (name)|
|Is Doug E Fresh Gay?:||No|
|Profession:||Beatboxer, rapper, record producer|
|Net Worth in 2023:||$3 million|
|Last Updated:||June 2023|
Douglas Davis, popularly known by his commercial name as “Doug E. Fresh” is a Barbadian-born US rapper, beatboxer, and record producer. He is well known as the “Human Beat Box.” He is regarded as the initiator of the twentieth-century American beatboxing.
Fresh has the ability to precisely imitate drum machines and produce several types of special effects with the help of his lips, mouth, throat, gums, a microphone, and tongue. Douglas Davis founded the Get Fresh Crew in 1980. Two of the band songs “La Di Da Di” and “The Show” became hip hop classics. The former song was regarded among the most sampled songs in American music history.
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Early Life & Biography
Doug E. Fresh was born in Barbados, United States. After a few years of his birth, he moved to Harlem, New York. He developed a deep inclination towards music in his teenage. He started his recording career in the form of a solo artist on Enjoy Records. Later, he joined the NY based label owned by Vincent Davis named Vintertainment Records.
Doug E. Fresh is a married man. He has six sons. We have no information about who he is married to. He is one of the members of the Church of Scientology. In 2004, he performed in front of a large audience at the Anniversary Gala at Scientology Celebrity Center in the year 2004. Fresh has also been the representative for the “Hip Hop Public Health Education Center” at Harlem Hospital Center.
In April 2007, he set up a storefront with the name “Doug E.’s Chicken and Waffles” that appeared at the Adam Clayton Powell Boulevard and 132nd Street in Harlem. Doug E. Fresh also has a club named Fresh. His six sons manage the hip-hop group called Square Off. In June 2011, Square Off inaugurated their debut CD titled Money, Moet, and Memories.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on September 17 1966, Doug E Fresh is 56 years old as of today’s date 6th June 2023. His height is 5 ft 9 inches tall, and his weight is 70 kg.
Doug E. Fresh recorded ” The Show” and ”La Di Da Di, “which was supported by Doug E. Fresh’s beatboxing for the whole duration of this song. Just when it got released, it placed Doug E. Fresh in the limelight.
In 1986, Doug E. Fresh officially signed to Danya/Fantasy/Reality, by releasing Oh, My God! It included the famous song “To Heaven.” After two years, Doug E. Fresh launched “The World’s Greatest Entertainer” that featured the song “Keep Rising To The Top.”
After four years of pause, in 1992, Doug E. Fresh became a part of MC Hammer’s label “Bust It Records” and released the album named “Doin’ What I Gotta Do.” On August 12, 2010, he also participated in a concert “The Show” held at the Paradise Theater.
Awards & Achievements
Doug E. Fresh is a US rapper, beatboxer, and record producer. Fresh has the remarkable ability to reproduce drum machines and several special effects with striking precision. On May 23, 2007, he participated in the finale of sixth-season of American Idol, where he performed variations upon “The Show.” It was his first-ever performance of hip-hop music on the show. On June 27, 2010, he performed on “Teach Me How to Dougie” at the pre-show of BET Awards.
Fresh got acclaim as a rap star in the year 1985. Both songs got considered to be one of the greatest hits of hip-hop classics. In December 1985, “The Show” and “La Di Da Di” got ranked at seventh place on the London Singles Chart.
In 1987, Fresh’s first full-length record Oh, My God!, included notable tracks such as “All the Way to Heaven,” and “Play This Only at Night.” These tracks got critically hailed for integrating elements of gospel, and reggae music.
Net Worth & Salary of Doug E Fresh in 2023
Douglas E. Davis’s net worth is projected to be $3 Million as of June 2023. The major source of earnings comes from record producing, beatboxing, and rapping.
His songs, “La-Di-Da” and “The Show,” where he performed signature beatboxing and Slick Rick, became two of the bonafide hip hop hits. On June 30, 2015, Fresh also served as a guest counselor to Joe Jonas, and Jeff Dye on the show “I Can Do That.”
In the mid-90s, Douglas E. Davis launched a critically acclaimed album titled Slick Rick. His appearance in “American Idol” in the mid-2000s brought him immense stardom. He taught CNN anchor named Wolf Blitzer, how to Dougie on stage as one of the shows, including the Soul Train Awards and the BET Pre-Awards Show.
Fresh also appeared on “ESPN First Take” where he has spoken about the Dougie as a sports celebration. On October 28, 2011, he performed at the Paradise Theater to benefit NYC’s public hospitals to raise funds to lower gun violence. On July 9, 2012, he appeared on the Apollo Live TV show as a celebrity judge.
Doug E. Fresh is one of the most famous rappers in America who is also regarded as one of the innovators of hip-hop music. Through his critically acclaimed albums and musical performances, he has established a respectable place for himself in the US music industry.