Russ Parr Married, Wife, Children, Gay, Family, Show, Net Worth

Date: 27 Jun, 2017

Russ Parr Married, Wife, Children, Gay, Family, Show, Net Worth

Russ Parr is an American film director, writer, actor, radio DJ, and television personality who is best known for television shows such as Rock N America. He was born on 1959 in California.

Parr began his career by working as a Production Services Director at ABC TV. He also worked as a stand-up comedian for eight years. He performed his first show as an opening act for Joan Rivers in Santa Monica, California. Parr also got roles on some television shows including Turnstyle, The Jenny Jones Show, and Martin. He also appeared in television commercials for McDonald`s, Kodak and Thrifty`s. In 1989 Parr left Hollywood and found his niche working as a disc jockey in Dallas, Texas on KJMZ.

Before Parr began his career as a radio personality, he had a recording career under the pseudonym, Bobby Jimmy. In the mid-1980s, he had already owned his recording label called Rapsur Records. On the recording label, he released records by his band Bobby Jimmy and the Critters. 

Parr and his band had a few hits such as "One Glove" (a song satirizing Michael Jackson), "Roaches," "We Like Ugly Women, " and their biggest hit was "Ugly Knuckle Butt, " and it still gets airplay on such outlets as the Doctor Demento Show. The band managed to put out three albums, and they faded into obscurity and eventually disbanded. Bobby Jimmy and The Critters was also credited on NWA`s first album called NWA and the Pose released in 1987. 

In the year 1989, he left Hollywood where he was a morning host on a radio station called 1580 KDAY in Los Angeles'. It was the first all hip-hop radio station in Texas. Parr then went to Dallas where he worked at another radio station called KJMZ 100.3 JAMZ. He also started FLAVA TV.

Parr moved to Washington, D.C. in 1996 and signed on at Radio One's 93.9 WKYS-FM. There he began a show called the Russ Parr Morning Show with Olivia Foxx. By spring of 1997, the show became number one in the D.C. radio market. Foxx left and the show in December 2002 and went national.

Parr made his directing debut in 2006 with a drama called The Last Stand. He also directed the Roast of John Witherspoon as well as the comedies 35 and Ticking, Love for Sale and Something Like a Business. His next film is the upcoming comedy-drama titled The under Shepherd. 

Currently, Parr is the host of the nationally syndicated morning show called Russ Parr Morning Show which is heard on weekdays by more than 3.2 million listeners in 45 cities around U.S. Aside from his radio gigs; Parr is also the co-host of the TV One dating show called Get The Hook Up.

Russ Parr is a married man. His wife`s name is Darnell Parr, and the couple has three children together and lives happily with his family. His sexuality is straight, so there is no question about him being a gay. He has a net worth of $4 million, but his salary has not been disclosed yet. He belongs to black ethnicity. His bio can be found on Wikipedia and other sites.