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YNW Melly Biography, Age, Height, Weight, Girlfriend, Family, Wiki & More

Updated On : August 3, 2019

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Short Biography

YNW Melly was born on 01-05-1999 in Gifford in the state of Florida, United States. He is an American Rapper, Singer & Songwriter.

Other Name: Jamell Maurice Demons
Other Professions: Singer Songwriter

YNW Melly Complete Bio & Career

“YNW Melly’s” actual name is Jamell Demons. He is an American rapper who belongs from Florida. He was born and grew up in Gifford. He was raised amidst violence, drugs, and poor standards of living. His neighbourhood was overspread with various anti-social elements, and he too, got involved with them from a very young age. He though sought solace in his music. From a tender age, he idolized legendary artists such as Michael Jackson, Chris Brown and Eminem among others. 
He started learning singing on his own from the age of 5. During his high school days, he started making music and then uploaded them on the internet. He soon became popular. However, the journey to fame and stardom was not at all easy for him. As he was garnering fame, he was charged with assault. While his time in prison, he penned down various songs and after getting released, he worked on them. His songs that made him famous are ‘Catching Feelings’ and ‘Murder on My Mind’. He also released an EP titled ‘Collect Call’ in the year 2017. He is a huge fan of Chris Brown and getting inspired from him, he released a mixtape titled ‘I Am You’. The mixed tape became immensely popular and put him on the list of upcoming rappers from the state of Florida. 
With fame followed his deeds as well. In June 2018, he again got arrested for possession of marijuana and firearms. He is a suspect in a murder of a sheriff's deputy Gary Chambliss in Gifford. He was charged for double murder that took place in Fort Lauderdale in 2018. If proven guilty, he will be may face life imprisonment or even death penalty. He is awaiting trial in his case.

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Body Measurements

Chest Size 38
Biceps Size 12
Waist Size 30
Skin Colour Black
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black

Personal Info

Home Town Gifford, Florida
Nationality American
Religion Christian
Address Miami, Florida, United States
School Vero Beach High School, Vero Beach, Florida
College N/A
Qualification N/A
Hobbies Reading, Painting and Dancing
Marital Status Unmarried
Debut First Music Project - Collect Call (EP in 2017)
Salary N/A
Net Worth N/A
Official Website N/A


Favorite Sport Basketball
Favorite Actress Angelina Jolie
Favorite Actor Will Smith
Favorite Singer Chris Brown , Michael Jackson
Favorite Food Broccoli Cheddar Soup

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About YNW Melly

  • He associated with legendary singer Kanye West for a mixed tape titled Mixed Personalities in the year 2018.
  • He recorded and released his first official musical project, an EP titled Collect Call, while he was still in jail.
  • YNW stands for Young N*gga World, but his merchandise lists it as Young New World, primarily so it was more suitable for wearing in public.
  • When he was 15 years old, he started posting songs on a SoundCloud account he called YNW MUSIC.
  • His mother was just 15 years old when she gave birth to him.
  • At the beginning of his career, he used to ask for Rice Krispies cereals in return for people hearing him rap.

YNW Melly Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

23 years, 7months, 4 days old age YNW Melly will turn 24 on 01 May, 2023. Only 4 months, 25 days, 12 hours,48 minutes has left for his next birthday.

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