Quick Facts of William Anku Kraka Mawuli Andoh Wood Jr.

  • Full NameWilliam Anku Kraka Mawuli Andoh Wood Jr.
  • Net Worth$0.9 Million
  • Date of Birth1996 /05 /01
  • NicknameMerlyn Wood
  • Marital StatusUnmarried
  • BirthplaceAccra, Ghana
  • EthnicityAfrican
  • ProfessionRapper
  • NationalityAmerican
  • Active Year2015-Present
  • Eye colourDark Brown
  • Hair colourBlack
  • BuildSlim
  • Weight67 KG
  • EducationThe Woodlands High School, University of Texas
  • Online PresenceInstagram, Twitter, Facebook
  • HoroscopeTaurus

Merlyn Wood is an American rapper, widely recognized for being a member of the hailed independent hip-hop crew Brockhampton. Not only this, but the hunk is known for solo tracks including Culdesac, Fyr, and Lazy Wood. Brockhampton signed contract under the RCA Records label on 30 March 2018.

To know more about the rapper’s personal life including married life, girlfriend, wife just scroll down, read this full article.

Who is Merlyn Wood? Know Her Bio, Wiki, Age, And Parents

Merlyn Wood, born as William Anku Kraka Mawuli Andoh Wood Jr. on 1st May 1996 in Accra, Ghana but moved to Texas, United States, after his birth. Furthermore, his star sign is Taurus. As per nationality, Wood is an African-American and he is of Afro-American ethnicity.

Not much is known about his childhood, parents, and siblings, Wood has maintained it in low key. However, after 7th grade, his parents sent him to a boarding school in Ghana for two years, where he developed his love for music and ended up playing saxophone for a jazz band.

Upon Merlyn’s arrival back to the States, he went to high school at The Woodlands High School with Ameer Vann, Kevin Abstract, Matt Champion and JOBA. After graduation, he enrolled at the University of Texas for two years where he performed poorly in all of his classes.


Wood met the nucleus of Brockhampton back in high school, the group would not form for several years after graduation. Later, after dropping out from University, Wood joined Alive. Since Forever, after rebranding themselves as Brockhampton.

Moreover, Led by Kevin Abstract, the band formed partially through the online forum KanyeToThe, and define themselves as a boy band. What’s more, the bands consist of other 13 members namely: Kevin Doan, Jon Nunes, Robert Ontenient, Ashlan Grey, Henock “HK” Sileshi, Kevin Abstract, Joba, Matt Champion, Dom McLennon, Bearface, Romil Hemnani, Jabari Manwa, and Kiko Marley.

In 2016, they released their debut mixtape All-American Trash. Furthermore, the debut album from the Saturation Trilogy and their first album saturation was released on 9th June 2017, followed by Saturation II and Saturation III.

Similarly, on 30th March 2018, Brockhampton revealed that they penned a record deal under the label RCA Records. Additionally, their fourth studio album Iridescence released on 21st September this year.

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Merlyn Wood’s Earnings And Net Worth

Not to mention, Merlyn Wood earns a hefty sum through the music industry. As mentioned above, Brockhampton signed $15 million deal with RCA in March. Furthermore, their 4th album Iridescence launches with 101,000 equivalent album units earned in the week ending September 27, according to Nielsen Music. Of that sum, 79,000 were in album sales. 


Looking at his band success, Merlyn Wood is sure to make decent earning. As of 2019, his net worth is approximately $0.9 million. Currently, he resides in Los Angeles, California and is often seen spending his free time with the other peoples in the area of Los Angeles. As per riding, he owns BMW.

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Merlyn Wood’s Personal Life (Married, Wife)

Moving towards Merlyn love life, he is not married and has no children. He is not publicly related to anyone. He has grasped everything from the mainstream about his dating and love life. It seems he prefers to keep his personal life in tight wraps.

Besides, there is no information about his previous affair and relationship status. He seems to focus his strength and talents to fulfill all his dreams.

Merlyn Wood’s Body Measurements (Height, Weight)

Wood has a tall height but his actual height is unknown but he weighs around 67 Kg. Likewise, the rapper has a pair of dark brown eyes with black hair. However, his body measurements are still under review.


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