Payroll Giovanni is a known American rapper, originated from Detroit and who is a part of a popular gangsta rap group “Doughboyz Cashout”. He is extremely popular in his hometown Detroit.

Early years

Payroll Giovanni was born as  Dior Giovanni Petty on January 30, 1988  in Detroit in Michigan, USA. There aren’t many informations about his childhood or middle school life.

Career Development

The group Doughboyz was formed during his high school time. He was a student at Oak Park High School where he started his own rap group along with his friends Chaz and HBK. He never found school interesting because he knew he’ll get around in thr music industry.

The group interacted with a rap group from Southfield High School who were already called Doughboyz. Payroll and his friends join their group and Payroll became the frontmen of the group.

The group includes many artists, some of them are Doughboy Dre, HBK, Clay, Roc, Chaz Bling and more.

In 2008 they realesed their debut mixtape called “We Run The City”. The tape was a success and their stories of street life became rapidly shared. Their careers suddenly went wild.

The following mixtape was entitled “We Run The City 2 – Floodzone” and was at the same trace as the first one.

The third tape “Chances Make Champions” gave them enormous popularity in and outside Detroit.

After this three success mixtapes they released many more, the most popular being No Deal on Chill, Motor City Runners, Free Roc, and The Tester.

Payroll Giovanni wanted to try out doing a solo career so he released his first mixtape in 2014 under the name “Get Money Stay Humble”. It was released online, on his SoundCloud account and it featured a lot of artists: Chef Tony, JuJu Da Boss and Most Wanted.

Seems that everything that Payroll did was becoming a success and that was also the case with his mixtapes: he released four more. “Stack Season”, “Big Bosdin'”, “Sosa Dreamz”  were followed by “Payface” released in 2017.

“Payface” was made in collaboration with a known producer Tee Grizzley. The mixtape featured Ashley Rose and his fellow rappers HBK & Roc. “Hoe we move it” is the most popular song from the tape and had the biggest number of views and downloads.

Staging as a group, Payroll and Doughboyz gave their first concert in 2011 in Detroit and it was selled out. Tjey also performed outside Detroit, for example in Oakland in California and in the Detroit’s nearby cities.

He has his own label but he is still signed to Bylug Ant and the group is signed to Jeezy’s CTE world.

Personal life

There aren’t any informations about his family and origins. He is very proud of his nationality and doesn’t hide it.

He is in a happy relationshop with a hair stylist Kendra P. They have a daughter too, named Khristin Dior Rose and he  says that she is the one thing in the world he is the most proud about.


Full name: Dior Giovanni Petty

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Date of birth: January 30, 1988

Birth-sign: Aquarius

Birth place: Detroit, Michigan

Age: 29

Occupation: rapper, producer

Education: Oak Park High School

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Personal Life and Family

Nationality: American

Ethnicity: black

Religion: Christianity

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Marital status: dating

Girlfriend: Kendra

Sexual Orientation: straight

Children: daughter Khristin Dior Rose

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Personal Look and Measurements

Height: 1, 80 m


Body: athletic

Hair Color: black

Eye color: brown

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Distinctive Features: dreads

Net Worth and Salary

Net worth: $ 250,000

Social networks




Snapchat: @Fenkell_Payroll

Youtube: NA

Interesting Facts about Payroll Giovanni

He was featured on “Kevin Durant” made by Crenshaw Biggie.

He has his own brand called “Giovanni’s Way”. The brand is his second most famous income.

Payroll also created a short 21- minute  film entitled “Day in the Life” where he talks about his hometown Detroit and his music. He said that he would also love to create more videos and even act sometimes.

Quick Summary

Payroll Giovanni is a successful American rapper who made an astonishing career both in a rap group Doughboyz and as a solo artist. He is one of the most popular Detroit rappers.