Darryl Dwayne Granberry Jr., better known by the pseudonym DDG, is an American YouTuber, internet personality, and rapper.

DDG started as a modest YouTuber circa 2014. He was also an avid musician and pursued that career as his social media presence started to proliferate.

He gained popularity when his diss track on the rapper Lil Yachty called “Big Boat” caught fire on social media. Fast forward a couple of years and DDG now runs multiple successful YouTube channels and has built a repertoire of musical catalogs.

In this article, we look at the career of the YouTuber and up-and-coming musician in DDG and his net worth.

What is DDG’s Net Worth? Earnings & Salary Breakdown

DDG is believed to have an estimated net worth of around $1.5 million.DDG was enrolled at Central Michigan University when his YouTube videos started taking off. He was admittedly making $30,000 per month which served as impetus enough for the 18-year-old to quit college.

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He promptly moved to bigger things; namely Los Angeles, California, and became a full-time entertainer.


He also started furthering his musical career. He gained popularity with his Lil Yachty diss-track, “Big Boat“. The success of the track led to the 2016 tracks, “Balenciagas” and “Free Parties”.

He released his debut EP, Take Me Serious, on March 17, 2018, followed up by Sorry 4 the Hold-Up, released a year later on March 22, 2019.

November 1, 2019, marked the debut of his studio album, VALEDICTORIAN.

DDG’s musical catalog to date consists of a studio album, two EPs, and eleven singles — including the hit tracks “Lettuce“, featuring Famous Dex, “Givenchy“, and “Arguments“, the latter of which was certified gold by the RIAA.

At the same time that his musical career was taking off, DDG also continued to build his social media presence and his YouTube channel.      

As of this writing, DDG has at least three highly-successful YouTube channels: his official music channel, DDG, has over 1.39 million subscribers; PontiacMadeDDG VLOGS, his personal vlog channel, has over 2.07 million subscribers; and The DDG Family, his family vlog channel, has over 3.84 million subscribers.

YouTube Earnings

According to socialblade.com, he makes an estimated $3.5K – $55.6K monthly ($41.7K – $667.5K yearly) from his personal vlog channel on YouTube.

Additionally, he makes $2.9K – $46.7K monthly ($35K – $560.8K yearly) from his family channel, and an estimated $1.5K – $23.4K monthly ($17.6K – $281.3K yearly) from his music channel.

Who is DDG? His Age, Parents, Education

Darryl Dwayne Granberry, Jr., the man who would come to be known as DDG, was born on October 21, 1997. The 22-year-old is a native of Pontiac, Michigan.

The firstborn to African-American parents Darryl Granberry, Sr. and Jaquella Granberry, Darryl Jr. has a younger sister.

He graduated out of International Tech Academy as the class valedictorian and fast-tracked his way to Central Michigan University, but seeing as he started making exorbitant amounts of money from his YouTube. Darryl dropped out to pursue his passion.

Who is DDG Dating?

It is unclear who he is dating at present, seeing as he seemingly has a new woman adorning his arms every day. But it is believed that he was in a serious relationship with YouTuber Kennedy Cymone. 

DDG and his ex-girlfriend, Kennedy Cymone
DDG and his ex-girlfriend, Kennedy Cymone
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They started going out in 2017 and DDG reportedly even proposed to Cymone in April 2018. The tale ends there, however, as they called off their engagement later that year.