DDG is an online influencer and rapper who earned a lot of public attention through videos and other contents he uploads on YouTube. Before making his way to the music industry, DDG’s first love with content creation on several social media platforms, especially YouTube.
In his budding years, he accomplished a lot of projects and also featured several people in his videos which focus mainly on pranks, challenges, parodies, and skits. Currently, DDG has more than one active channels, several videos, millions of subscribers and views on YouTube. Even though his popularity has skyrocketed through music, the young talent still engages with his online fans.
This talented sensation was born to American parents on the 10th of October 1997. His birthplace is Pontiac, in Michigan, in the USA and his real name is Darryl Granberry Jr. DDG was raised in his home town along with his siblings in a crime-ridden neighborhood famed for gang violence.
As a child, the YouTuber had a keen interest in sports; however, he later abandoned his ambition to become a pro even after he had tried his hands on boxing. DDG is a graduate of the International Technology Academy, a renowned academic institution in Pontiac, Michigan. He furthered his education at the Central Michigan University but the course he studied is not known.
As regards his personal life, the Pontiac native has been romantically linked to popular beauty YouTuber Kennedy Cymone (2017) and YouTube sensation Kellie Sweet.
Darryl Granberry Jr. is the son of Tonya Yvette (mother) and Darryl Granberry (father). While Darryl is a staff in the automotive company, his wife Yvette works in retail. The rapper was raised alongside a younger sister named Tiara as well a brother who died in the year 2014 during a shooting. DDG’s brother’s untimely passing left a profound impact on his family, as they still are struggling to get over the incredible loss.
Not much is known about Tiara; it’s unclear if she is in school or keeping her self busy with something. What we do know, however, is that she loves and supports her brother’s career.
DDG’s Career Achievements
Despite his young age and the little years he has invested in his career, DDG has achieved so much and is even bound to attain greater heights in the future. The idea of creating and posting videos on YouTube was birthed in the year 2011 when the rapper was still in college.
After creating the channel that year, he didn’t upload many contents there until three years later. Following the circulation of videos such as “Reacting to My 7-Year-Old Niece Cringey”, “White People vs. Black People”, “Cheating on Girlfriend Prank” and many others, DDG was able to win the hearts of millions of people online. His consistent activities on the platform have given birth to more channels and millions of subscribers as well.
His PontiacMadeDDG Vlogs channel, which is his second channel, documents some of his daily endeavors. So far, the channel has been subscribed by more than 1.6 million people and boasts popular videos like “A Killer Clown is Roaming my School” and “Breaking Walmart Employee Ankles” as well as millions of views.
DDG has another channel on YouTube titled: PontiacMadeDDG Reacts. He uses the platform to document his reactions to issues. The DDG Family is the fourth channel of the YouTuber. It was launched in 2017 and has 2.9 million subscribers.
Talking about his musical career, it also began after he created an account on SoundCloud. His debut single “Dope” made its way to the internet, after which his second single titled: “G.O.A.T.” dropped later in the same year.
DDG, who considers respected Canadian recording artist Drake as his musical influence, has collaborated with many notable rappers and music elites such as TreOnTheBeat, Famous Dex, Zaytoven, Blac Youngsta, and G Herbo. Sorry 4 The Hold Up, Thunderstorm, and Take Me Serious are names of the albums he has received so far.
What Is DDG’s Net Worth?
The 5 feet 8 inches fast-rising talent has come along way in the industry. Apart from the money he makes as a YouTube sensation, the rapper makes substantial earnings from his singles and other projects he executed with other notable stars. DDG lives a life of luxury and pleasure, which clearly indicates that his endeavours put adequate and reasonable cash into his pockets.
The rapper, according to sources, has made a net worth of $750,000. However, most people believe he is worth more than this figure.