Who is Debra Antney?
Debra Antney is perhaps best known for playing a big role in the success of his son’s career (Waka Flocka Flame). Every mother wants the best for her child and a mother will most likely do the impossible to make sure that their children are at their level best.
Debra is the subject of this article, a woman who did the impossible to make her son’s dream come true and that of the most prominent singers that you’ve probably heard of their songs. Debra is a professional media strategist and CEO at Mizay Entertainment.
She has worked with some of the biggest hip-hop superstars in the USA like Nicki Minaj, Gucci Mane, Wali Da Great, and of course his son, Waka Flocka.
Debra loves her job. No, we mean she REALLY loves it. And in case you’re wondering if she’s educated, well, I got some news for you. Debra enrolled at New York University in 1970 and graduated in 1974 with a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA).
A BBA program is designed to prepare students for career fields in business and managerial positions. The degrees are separate programs that cannot be pursued concurrently.
Debra Antney Was born in Georgia
Antney is 61 years old as of 2023. She was born on March 10, 1962, in McDonough, Georgia, United States.
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Debra Antney Husband & Children
Debra is a “mother of boys” if we can put it that way. She has five biological sons namely; Waka Flocka Flame, KayO Redd, Wooh Da Kid, Rahleek Malphurs, and Tyquam Alexander. Sadly two of his sons are no more.
The first tragic incident happened in December 2013 when her Christmas celebrations of that year were cut shot after KayO Redd took his own life at his home in Henry County, Georgia. No woman would like to go through that path because it is overwhelming.
The second tragic incident happened in April 2000 after Rahleek lost his life. Rahleek suffered serious injuries that claimed his life after a tragic road accident. Nonetheless, Debra has embraced all these tragic events and she keeps moving stronger.
After the death of KayO Redd, Debra a conversation about taking own life went viral prompting the movement No R.I.P., which stands for No Reckless Internet Posting and No Reckless Intentions Period.
Debra adopted three daughters but their profiles are not available at the moment. She has raised them in private and we respect her privacy. Unless she spills the beans about them, the topic about her daughters will remain an open debate.
Talking of her husband, Debra is not married at the moment. We shall share more details as soon as she reveals her husband to the public.
What You Need to Know About Debra Antney
First and foremost, Debra is a mogul, mentor, philanthropist, and most importantly, a mother. She launched her talent management firm Mizay Entertainment, in 2007 and she serves as the CEO.
She has set a very good example for young women who are looking up to her. Women who see her as their role model are capable of pursuing whatever career they want. Debra has established herself as a pioneer in an industry that is dominated by men and she is among the few female managers to reach where she has reached today.
Her beginnings can be traced back to Jamaica Queens, New York where she was raised. She had this vision of being a business woman and we can tell that she is actually living her dream.
Just like many other businesspeople, Debra started this journey by launching several small businesses such notably; a lemonade stand, a makeshift animal hospital, babysitting, and cleaning establishments. She worked extra hard in order to support her family.
As time went by, Debra decided to spread her wings so she relocated to Georgia after securing a job where she was assigned the responsibilities of coordinating community activities at Georgia Department of Family and Children’s Services.
It was at this point that she came into contact with upcoming rappers; Ludacris and David Banner. By the way, her company’s name, Mizay came about at this moment. These rappers used to refer to her as “Ms. A” (MizA), hence the company name.
Debra started venturing into the media industry and she’s reaping the fruits of her efforts. Ten years ago, in 2013, she launched Be100 Radio, the top online radio station for independent artists with over 100,000 listeners daily, nationally and internationally.
Be100 Radio is well-respected because of its variety of news, music, poetry, comedy, shows, and sports. Debra Antney is all about women’s empowerment. She talks candidly about her life experiences an audacious yet bracingly rare move in the business of entertainment.
Debra Antney Net Worth
Antney has a net worth of $7 million. She is reaping the fruits of her business ventures and the many years that she has dedicated her hard work in her career. She has built her wealth from her business primarily in the music industry.