Remember Flau’Jae Johnson, the child rapper who won the golden buzzer from Chris Hardwick on America’s Got Talent 2018? Well, she’s back on TV again to fulfill her father’s incomplete dream. And this time, her mother Kia Brooks is also joining her for E!’s newest reality TV show, Raising a F***ing Star.
Get to know her better over this Flau’Jae Johnson Bio.
Flau’Jae Johnson On Raising a F***ing Star
E!’s Raising a F***ing Star premiered on September 8, 2022, and it followed four parents who believed their child had what it takes to be the next household name. Pretty interesting right? But though the show sounds innovative, it was based on Bravo’s short-lived 2004 series Showbiz Moms & Dads.
Now coming to Flau’Jae, she’s a talented rapper who received the golden buzzer from Chris Hardwick on America’s Got Talent 2018 performing her original song “I can’t lose.” Also, thanks to a rapper’s blood flowing through her, Flau’Jae previously took her talent to The Rap Game 2016, where she was the youngest in the group.
Guess, Flau’Jae’s already a star.
However, you can never be too popular. Flau’Jae and her family have now signed up for the inaugural season of Raising a F***ing Star.
Also, joining the Brooks family on the show were co-stars — Cool Benson and Kelly Dedman and their daughter Daelyanna Benson, Sam Shen and kids Chacha and Kennie Shen, and Jessica and her daughter Breanna Bunevacz.
Flau’Jae Johnson Dad
Flau’Jae Johnson never got to meet her dad, Jason “Camoflauge” Johnson, for he was murdered when Flau’Jae’s mother Kia Brooks was pregnant with her.
Rapper Camoflauge (Flau’Jae’s father) was a celebrity in his hometown (Savannah, GA) and had already released his third album, “Keeping It Real,” in August 2002. The set even debuted at No. 24 on Billboard’s Top Independent Albums chart, No. 26 on the Heatseekers tally, and No. 39 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums list.
Sadly, he was fatally shot while walking with his toddler son outside his recording studio Pure Pain Records in Savannah, GA.
After Camoflauge’s death, his friends Master P, Birdman, and Lil Boosie among others recognized Flau’jae’s early talents and mentored her to become a successful rapper to carry her father’s legacy.
But besides carrying her father’s will, Flau’Jae also confessed that she has learned the importance of leaving her own mark on the world. And her mother Kia is here to make sure that she does!
According to Flau’Jae’s mother, her daughter was destined to succeed but the internet is not always a kind place. “It was a roller coaster because the internet was in full effect and people were so mean to her,” she explained. However, she wants Flau’Jae to keep rapping to remain close to her father.
As of 2022, Kia was married to Ameen Brooks (Flau’Jae’s stepdad). And surprisingly, she only told Flau’Jae about her biological dad when she turned 7.
Did you know: It was Flau’Jae’s dad who gave her the name.
Does Flau’Jae Johnson Have Siblings?
Yes, Flau’Jae Johnson has three brothers named Dominique, Yadon Moultrie (born: November 3, 2003), and Tray (older).
One of them, Tray, was also featured on Raising a F***ing Star where he feared that his mother was pulling a Kris Jenner and prioritizing her successful daughter’s needs.
Tray was also an aspiring musician.
Flau’Jae Johnson Age
Flau’Jae Johnson was 18 years of age she appeared on Raising a F***ing Star in 2022.
She was the older aspiring star that season.
Flau’Jae Johnson Height
Flau’Jae Johnson stands tall at a height of 5 feet 10 inches (178 cm).
Her distinct features include — dark curled hair, an oblong face, and a fit body.
How Much Is Flau’Jae Johnson Net Worth?
Flau’Jae Johnson flaunted a net worth of above $1.5 million in 2022.
At the time, Flau’Jae had already released over 10 singles, and thanks to her popularity, she even went on to become one of the highest-paid female athletes in collegiate sports history. Yes, as per the NCAA adopted policy that collegiate athletes could profit through their “Name, Image and Likeness,” known as NIL, Flau’Jae was getting paid for her athleticism as well as her public image.
Furthermore, she had then just signed a deal with Roc Nation, Jay-Z’s record company, which could potentially make her the highest earning student-athletes ever.
As for her basketball career, Flau’Jae was committed to Louisiana State University in 2022, recruited by head coach Kim Mulkey. Also, then, she was a dynamic guard ranked the No. 26 player and No. 6 guard in the country according to ESPN, and rated as a four-star player.
Trying to get the best of both worlds, Flau’Jae shared that music and basketball go together for her. “Most people know me now as a basketball player, a McDonald’s all-American. That’s a major, major thing for me. But it’s not all of me,” she explained.
Did you know: You can buy Flau’Jae’s merch (mostly tees for $25) at “flau-jae.com.”
Flau’Jae Johnson Boyfriend
Flau’Jae Johnson didn’t have a boyfriend in 2022. Or, at least this was what her FB relationship status mentioned
Where Is Flau’Jae Johnson From?
She hails from Savannah, GA.
When Is Flau’Jae Johnson Birthday?
Flau’Jae celebrates her birthday on November 3 and is of the Scorpio zodiac.
Is Flau’Jae Johnson On Instagram?
Yes, as of September 2022, find her on Instagram @flaujae with 709K followers.