DJ Self

 If you are a fond watcher of the program, “Love & Hip Hop: New York” then you must be familiar with the name, DJ Self. DJ Self is one of the most famous appearances on this show, and he is popularly known by his stage name ‘The Prince of NY’ in the USA. He is a reality star and also a music star. He also performs as the jockey in Radio Programs.

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Well, how well do you know about DJ Self? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about DJ Self’s net worth in 2021, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about DJ Self to date.

Biography and Early Life

DJ Self was born in Brooklyn, USA, and his real name is John Self, and he was born on 20 January 1977. He is born American, but his family is from Nigeria.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is DJ Self in 2021 and what is his height and weight? Well, DJ Self’s age is 35 years old as of today’s date 2nd August 2021 having been born on 20 January 1986. Though, he is 5′ 5″ in feet and inches and 172 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 172 lbs in Pound and 78kg in Kilograms.


There is not much known about his education till now.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Self has dated many girls in the industry, and currently, he is dating Samantha Wallace. He also has a daughter with Regina Gamboa, and she was born in 2000. Her name is Kayla.

Is DJ Self Gay?

No, DJ Self is not gay as he has dated many women, and he also has a child named Kayla with Regina Gamboa. There has been no rumors regarding his sexual orientation towards men as of now.

Professional Career

DJ Self began with his music in the year 1996, and that was the year when he introduced his music to the world.

He has released many mixtapes and has raised the bar of Hip Hop in the industry. He has made most of the music for clubs and parties. He is also a Disc Jockey, and he currently works for Power 105.1. He has released many mixtapes throughout his career, and he likes to call them “Drag-on-the-craziest”.  A lot of people like him and the people of New York love him.

He even has performed on Stage in many other countries like London, Tokyo, Berlin, Chicago, Seattle, St. Louis, and many more. His one of the most talked about the performance was seen at the “Planet Hollywood”. He has even collaborated with the American DJ artist Mos Def and gave his spectators a great performance.

Later he was seen with the cast of Love & Hip Hop: New York on VH1 and he was seen in season six. During that season he had some problems with his girlfriend, Yorma Hernandez. Later both of them broke up. He even returned in season nine as during that time he had some chronicles with Nicki Minaj. Till now he has made over 47 appearances on the show. He has also been seen on the specials like Dirty Little Secrets and also on The Love Edition.


DJ Self hasn’t received any awards till now, but his music has reached the top 3 positions in club DJs in New York. He is one of the most famous club artists in New York City and other New York parts.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of DJ Self in 2021

As of 2021, the total estimated net worth of DJ Self is estimated to be around $5 million, and he has made most of his money from his music and from his shows. He has done shows in many countries and appeared in many shows to earn this amount of money.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • DJ Self has been in this industry for more than 20 years.
  • He is one of the most played artists in the clubs in the USA.
  • He also has a daughter, and his daughter was born in 2000.
  • He once had a fling with Cardi B.

DJ Self is one of the most famous musicians of all time, and he has in many TV shows in his career. He is known for good hip-hop music, and he has been in the club charts for a decade. It can also be said he has revolutionised this industry. He is one of the biggest inspirations for hip hop artists.


Facts of John Self

  • Gender Male
  • full nameJohn Self
  • birthplaceBrooklyn, New York
  • Date of Birth January 20, 1986
  • Age 38 years 4 months
  • Horoscope Aquarius
  • Lucky Number 9
  • Lucky Stone Amethyst
  • Lucky Color Turquoise
  • Best Match for Marriage Aquarius, Gemini, Sagittarius
  • nationalityAmerican
  • religionChristian
  • net worth$5 million
  • professionActor and Musician
  • weightIn Kilograms – 78 Kg, In Pounds – 172 lbs
  • heightIn Centimetres – 172 cm, In Feet and Inches – 5′ 5″
  • hair colorBlack
  • eye colorBlack
  • high schoolUnknown

Written by Joel S. Elkins

Brendan Greene

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