|Celebrated Name:||Funkmaster Flex|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Aston George Taylor Jr.|
|Age:||56 years old|
|Birth Date:||August 5, 1967|
|Birth Place:||The Bronx, New York, United States|
|Wife/Spouse (Name):||Monica Joseph-Taylor|
|Profession:||DJ, actor, record producer, rapper and actor|
|Net Worth in 2023:||$18 million|
|Last Updated:||September 2023|
Aston George Taylor Jr is a DJ, actor, record producer, rapper and actor of American origin. He acts as the host of the Hot 97 radio station in New York City. It used to be a pop station before it was converted to a hip-hop station under him.
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Born on August 5, 1968, in The Bronx, to DJ Aston George Taylor Sr, Aston Jr began to be drawn to the nightclub scene at the age of 16. He found himself acting as a DJ for such events form an early age.
When he was 19, he landed a gig at WRKS 98.7 Kiss-FM with Chuck Chillout in New York. He eventually left their team and moved on to work with 107.5 WBLS-FM.
In the 1990’s Aston began to play at nightclubs belonging to Vito Bruno. Bruno managed to convince Joel Salkowitz, who was one of the executives of Hot 97, to broadcast Aston’s music live. It garnered a broad audience, and so Aston came to be known as Funkmaster Flex and had his show from 1992. His signature ‘bomb drops’ are well-loved by his audiences.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on August 5, 1967, Funkmaster Flex is 56 years old as of today’s date 27th September 2023. His height is 1.75 m tall, and weight is 88 kg.
In the 1990s Flex had also signed a deal with Loud Records and had released, 60 Minutes of Funk. In 1998, he along with seven of the most respected DJ’s in New York, Biz Markie, “BounceMasta” Doo Wop, DJ Enuff, Mister Cee, Frankie Cutlass, DJ Riz, Cipha Sounds, Big Kap, and Mark Ronson released an LP together.
1999 saw the release of The Tunnel which had songs by the likes of Snoop Dogg, Jay-Z, Eminem, LL Cool J, Dr. Dre, Nas, and DMX.
His first television appearance was in Yo! MTV Raps.
2003 saw him star in his television series called the Ride with Funkmaster Flex as well as The Funkmaster Flex Super Series Invitational.
In 2007, ESPN roped him in to host their show, All Muscle with Funkmaster Flex, which made Aston focus on cars as well as interview star athletes. He was also the host of the show, Car Wars with Funkmaster Flex.
2010 saw Aston going back to MTV to be a part of the show, Funk Flex Full Throttle.
2014 saw him being part of the reality TV series on VH1, called The Hot 97.
He has appeared on the TV shows, Unsolved: The Murders of Tupac and the Notorious B.I.G., Empire, MTV Beach House, and Direct Effect.
Awards & Achievement
His most significant achievement was to revolutionize the DJ circuit and bring hip hop into the mainstream and making audiences interested in that kind of music through the medium of the radio.
Net Worth & Salary of Funkmaster Flex in 2023
As of September 2023, Funkmaster has an estimated net worth of $18 million. His revenue stems from his enormously successful career as a DJ and his branching into other media forums like television and video games, for which he has been the voice of multiple games.
In 2010, Funkmaster Flex created his website, InFlexWeTrust.com. It is an immensely popular website that attracts more than a million views per month. His fame has been long established. His talents as a DJ are apparent to the world. He had started in the local party scene and then made a name for himself by working hard and persevering. His branching portrays his excellent business acumen into multiple media platforms. He has also been the Inaugural Ball Announcer for the Head of State in 2003. His talents are vast and varied.