|Darryl Dwayne Granberry Jr.
|October 10, 1997
|Rapper, YouTuber and entrepreneur
DDG is just 20-something years old and he is already a millionaire. And he is one of the rare young rappers that earn their money thanks to YouTube. While others earn money from shows, concerts, singles, and albums, DDG earns money through YouTube partnership.
How much money does he have? How much money does he earn? We try to answer all questions. His real name is Darryl Granberry. He is from Pontiac, United States. His discography includes Take Me Serious, released in 2018. Other hit songs include Big Boat, Bank, Donkey Kong, and Lettuce.
He often calls himself PontiacMadeDDG. Born in 1997, he started working professionally in 2016.
He might not be a millionaire yet, but he is close to it. And he earns more than $50,000 per month. DDG is a good example of how to know your market and use it to your advantage. Darryl has more than 3 million subscribers on his YouTube channel. He posts daily videos of his life and from his media releases.
His YouTube channel is DDG Family. It is a Vlog channel, with millions of subscribers.
Darryl is primarily a comedian. He got famous posting reaction videos, parodies, challenges, pranks, and all sorts of funny stuff. He tries to be as interactive as possible with his viewers. DDG makes his viewers feel like they are actually in the video. Sometimes he features his girlfriend and friends in his videos.
Granberry attended Central Michigan University as a teenager. He expanded his career to music by doing original songs.
DDG entered the world of rap in 2017. Before that, he didn’t post music videos. He only produced pranks and reactions. Once he increased his online presence on YouTube, he also created a SoundCloud account as well. Now, SoundCloud is the main platform for his music career.
After the initial releases, DDG got offers for a career in the music world. In the summer of 2017, he launched his first professionally recorded song. In the same year, he collaborated with other singers to launch new hits.
Net Worth and Earnings
Darryl earns most of his money through YouTube. As of 2020, his channel has more than 3.8 million subscribers. He accumulated more than 500 million views on his videos. On average, DDG gets 400,000 views per day from different sources. This generates more than $2,000 in revenue per day, which is close to $730,000 per year.
He gets between $2 and $7 per 1000 monetized views. That is after YouTube gets its cut. Monetized views range from 40% to 60% of total views. There are factors that play a role, like devices, the location of the viewer, ad inventory, and more.
DDG falls into the top 5% most popular content. He is part of the Google Preferred program. This program allows deep-pocketed companies to target ads on the most popular content, where ad rates are higher.
Darryl also earns money through his music career. He gets paid for onstage performance.
There were rumors that DDG dates Kellie Sweet. She is another YouTube personality. The two often appear together in videos. And they appeared in a video “Meet My Girlfriend”. But as the fire started rising, both explained there is no love relationship between them.
At the time, Darryl dated Kennedy Cymone. They began their relationship before 2018. In the spring of 2018, he proposed to her. But the engagement broke off in the summer of 2018. They could not work out.