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Aston George Taylor Jr. was born on the 5th August 1967, in The Bronx, New York City USA. He is a rapper, hip hop DJ and musician known under the name of Funkmaster Flex. He works in New York City’s Hot 97 radio station as a producer. Funkmaster Flex has been accumulating his net worth being active in the entertainment industry since 1987.

Music is the main source of Funkmaster Flex’s net worth, which has recently reached the estimated sum of $14 million.

The father of Funkmaster Flex was also a DJ and sound system professional named Aston George Taylor Sr. Flex began his career as a DJ being 16 years old. After a few years he was employed working for the radio station Kiss-FM, and later moved to WBLS-FM station. In the 1990’s Funkmaster Flex started live radio broadcasts from the clubs in which he was mixing. Then, everything evolved into a rap program on the Hot 97 radio station which was hosted by Flex himself. Thus, working on the radio added significant sums to the net worth of Funkmaster Flex.

Funkmaster Flex Net Worth $14 Million

To add more, he signed a contract with the record label Loud Records in 1995. Up to date, the hip hop artist owns a discography which includes nine singles and six compilation albums. All his singles but one peaked in high positions of the Billboard R&B Top 100, though they did not enter Top 10, however, it should be noted that four of his albums appeared in the top five positions of the R&B album chart, and all of them received gold certifications from the sales in USA. These were “The Mix Tape II” (1997), “The Mix Tape III” (1998), “The Tunnel” (1999) and “The Mix Tape IV” (2000). No doubt, albums have also increased the net worth of Funkmaster Flex.

Funkmaster Flex has also been working on television since the early 1990’s, which has added further sums to his net worth. He debuted on television as a co-host of “Yo! MTV Raps” (1990–1995). He continued working in the series “Ride with Funkmaster Flex” (2003 – 2005) aired on the Spike network. Due to the popularity of the show, spin-offs like “The Funkmaster Flex Super Series Invitational” (2006) and others were spawned. Later, he got back to the MTV channel with the series “Funk Flex Full Throttle” (2010–2011). His latest work on television includes the reality series “This Is Hot 97” (2014) on VH1.

Other engagements of Funkmaster Flex include launching his personal website, plus promoting and developing the Funkmaster Flex Custom Car & Bike Show Tour, which goes through eight cities annually. More, Flex has been featured as a character on several video games, including “Grand Theft Auto: The Ballad of Gay Tony” (2009) and “Grand Theft Auto: The Lost and Damned” (2010) which have also made a positive impact to the net worth of Funkmaster Flex.

Funkmaster Flex is also known as a controversial personality, because of feuds with Tupac Shakur, his stepbrother Mopreme Shakur as well as radio personalities Charlamagne Tha God and DJ Envy.

Finally, in his private life, Funkmaster Flex was married to Monica Joseph Taylor. Flex has fathered a child with his former girlfriend Haydee Diaz.

Quick Facts

Birth date: August 5, 1967
Birth place: The Bronx, New York City, New York, United States
Profession:Disc jockey, Musician, Record producer, Singer, Rapper, Radio personality, Actor, Presenter
Nationality:United States of America
Parents:Aston George Taylor Sr.
Movies:, Killa Season, Funkmaster Flex
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Interesting Facts

#Fact
1Hip-hop DJ.
2Attended Our Saviour Lutheran High School.


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Filmography

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Empire2015TV SeriesFunkmaster Flex
Def Jam: Icon2007Video Game
Killa Season2006VideoFred
Ride with Funkmaster Flex2003TV SeriesHost
Head of State2003Inaugural Ball Announcer (as DJ Funkmaster Flex)
Clockstoppers2002Large Mike
Direct Effect2000TV SeriesD.J. (2000-2001)
MTV Beach House2000TV Series

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Funk Flex Full Throttle2011TV Series executive producer
Ride with Funkmaster Flex2004TV Series producer - 2 episodes
Spike TV VGA Video Game Awards2003TV Movie documentary co-producer

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Last Castle2001"Ante Up Robbing-Hoodz Theory"
New Jersey Drive1995performer: "Flip Squad's In Da House" / producer: "Flip Squad's In Da House"

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
This Is Hot 972014TV SeriesHimself
50 Cent Talks Kendrick 'Control' Verse + Kidd Kidd w/ Hot 972013Video shortHimself
Love & Hip Hop2012-2013TV SeriesHimself - DJ / Himself
Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta2012TV SeriesHimself - DJ
Funk Flex Full Throttle2011TV SeriesHimself - Host (2011-)
The Best of: BlacksInActionTV.Com2010DocumentaryHimself
The Brian McKnight Show2009TV SeriesHimself
mtvU Woodie Awards 20092009TV SpecialHimself - Presenter
Grand Theft Auto IV: The Ballad of Gay Tony2009Video GameHimself - The Beat 102.7 DJ (voice, as Funk Flex)
This Is Jim Jones2009Video documentaryHimself
Grand Theft Auto IV: The Lost and Damned2009Video GameHimself - The Beat 102.7 DJ (voice, as Funk Flex)
With the DJ2008TV Series shortHimself
Beef 42007Video documentaryHimself - Hot 97 Radio
Car Wars2007TV SeriesHimself
The 3rd Annual Vibe Awards2005TV SpecialHimself
The Cut2005TV SeriesHimself
AutoRox Awards2005TV SpecialHimself - Co-Host
Fade to Black2004DocumentaryHimself
And You Don't Stop: 30 Years of Hip-Hop2004TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself
52 Most Irresistible Women2004TV Movie documentaryHimself
ESPN NFL 2K52004Video GameHimself
Late Show with David Letterman2004TV SeriesHimself
Last Call with Carson Daly2004TV SeriesHimself
Vibe Awards2003TV SpecialHimself
Spike TV VGA Video Game Awards2003TV Movie documentaryHimself
WWE Raw2003TV SeriesHimself - Audience Member
Party with Spike World Premiere Special2003TV MovieHimself
Snoop to the Extreme2003TV MovieHimself
Def Jam Vendetta2003Video GameHimself (voice)
Chappelle's Show2003TV SeriesHimself
EminemTV2000TV SpecialHimself
Pete Rock: Soul Survivor1998Video shortHimself
MTV Jams1996TV SeriesHimself (1998-1999)

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