Born on September 8, 1969, Big Boy is a renowned radio host all over the world. He is an American popular actor as well as a radio host. From 1997, he hosted the morning show at Los Angeles Rhythmic Contemporary Station until 2015. Did you know that Big Boy and Kurl Alexander is one person? Yes, you heard it right. Kurl Alexander adopted his stage name Big Boy in the year 2003.
Though there have been innumerable achievements in his career, here are a few of them which made him immensely popular among the crowds. He has won Personality of the Year award which is awarded by Radio Music Awards and that too four times. Also, he got recognized by Radio and Records Magazine where he was a three time recipient of Personality of Year Award.
Also, in the years 2002 and 2004, he received Marconi Award from National Association of Broadcasters. Furthermore, apart from being a famous radio host , he has also played some cameo roles in shows namely Charlie Angels 2, Longest Yard, The Players Club, Most Wanted and I Love New York.
Born in Chicago, Big Boy shifted to Los Angeles when he was just 2 years old. There, he got a good exposure with music industry while DJ-ing Culver City High School parties. He also became bodyguard of a famous music group called The Pharcyde. He got his share of fame in 1990’s and early 2000’s in Greater Los Angeles Area when Power 106 placed his almost nude 500 plus pound image onto the billboard’s Radio Hall Of Fame.
Education: Some of the renowned films in which he has worked include Project X (2012), Exit Strategy (2012),The Longest Yard (2005), Soul Plane (2004), The Plavers Club (1998),Popstar :Never Stop Never Stopping (2016).Some of the renowned TV shows of which he has been a part include Chosen, Entourage, Fastlane ,Celebrity Rap Superstar, Love & Hip Hop :Hollywood.
In the year 2007, he signed a multi year deal with ABC Radio Networks to syndicate the show and his weekend show Big Boy’s Hip Hop Spot. The show got launched nationally and became popular within a few weeks. His journey to success begin in 2010 when he entered the film production. His firm film namely “Strategy” was a romantic comedy which revolved around James and Kim.
In the year 2010, he made a special guest performance in Vicente Fernández’s concert at the Gibson Amphitheatre performing “Aca Entre Nos”. This was a breathtaking performance which was appreciated by the crowds and won hearts of critics too.
Did you know that in the year 2015, Emmis Communications had filed a breach of contract suit against him? Well, the reason was that he had accepted a $305 Million contract with famously known iHeartMedia and had quit the KPWR morning show. This was a big blow to his fans as well as to his image.
He is a popular face as he has appeared various times on HBO Entourage TV series. Also, he got featured in second episode of VH1 reality series namely I Love New York. He has also performed on MTV reality game show called as Yo Momma.
Did you know that he even voiced the character Big Bear in a video game called Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas. He is also a radio host in the video game Grand Theft Auto V on the Radio Los Santos radio station.
Big Boy Net Worth in year 2017 is approximately $12.5 Million US Dollars
According to sources on internet, Big Boy’s net worth accounts to about $12.5 Million. There are innumerable factors which contributes to his increased net worth. However, the main reason is that he is a famous radio host. Did you know that Big Boy is also a businessman? He is currently running and managing his own production company namely Ida’s Sons Productions.
Undoubtedly, he is one of the best hosts in the world. What makes him stand out in the crowd among hundreds of other musicians is his dedication towards his profession. For him, music is passion and that’s why he has been able to achieve indefeasible feats in music industry. Apart from that, he is very popular among the crowds for his unique style . He can definitely make you dance to the fast beats of music. In a nutshell, it won’t be wrong to say that he is the best in the lot.