Who is DJ Khaled?
DJ Khaled is a well-known celebrity who has made his name in the music industry. He is a DJ and musician by profession. He also has produced some music under his name.
Khaled Mohamed Khaled was born on the 26th of November, 1975 in a city located in the Southeastern region of the U.S state of Louisiana, New Orleans. His parents are of Palestinian ethnicity who came to the United States for better opportunities. His parents brought him to the music industry since they were both musicians themselves. Furthermore, Khaled has a brother named Alec Ledd. He married Nicole Tuck and the couple has a son together.
Khaled’s star sign is Sagittarius. He follows the Islamic religion. He stands to 5 feet and 6 inches tall (168 cms). His weight is around 106 kg (234 pounds). Furthermore, his chest size is 36 inches, waist is 41 inches. His biceps are 16 inches. He wears shoes of size 9 in US standards. He has beautiful dark brown eyes. Khaled is well known for his short-cropped hairstyle, bushy beard, and an overweight body.
Khaled attended Dr. Philips High School that is located in Orlando. There is no other information on his higher education.
Khaled has his personal Instagram, Twitter, MySpace, Snapchat, YouTube and Facebook accounts. His Instagram id is @djkhaled. He has 18 million followers as of January 2020. He is very active on Instagram. Furthermore, his Twitter id is @djkhaled. He has 4.8 million followers on Twitter. His Youtube channel has 9.11 million subscribers. He also has another youtube account DJKhaledVEVO for his music video releases.
The Music Career of DJ Khaled
Khaled met with several artists and helped them during the initial stages of his career. He then started DJing in various pirate stations. He then got to become the co-host of The Luke Show when he moved to Miami in 1998. Khaled then went on to host various other shows like The Takeover. During these times, he was also known to the world as “Arab Attack”.
His debut album was titled “Listenn… the Album” which was released under the Koch Records. The album came in the top 20 of the US Billboard 200. Furthermore, his second album is titled We the Best which was released in 2007. His third album was titled We Global, which released the next year. Furthermore, he released another album in 2010, titled Victory. Furthermore, Khaled released his fifth album in 2011 titled “We the Best Forever”. His sixth album was titled “Kiss the Ring”, which released in 2012. In 2013, he released his next album titled “Suffering from Success”. In 2015, he released another album titled “I Changed a Lot”. Similarly, in 2016, he released his ninth album titled “Major Key”. His tenth album was titled “Grateful” that released in 2019. His most recent album is “Father of Asahd” that released in 2019.
Khaled uses Turntables, Keyboards, Vocals, and Samplers for his music. Various record labels that he has worked with are We the Best, Epic, Roc Nation, Sony, Republic, Young Money, Cash Money. Def Jam South and Terror Squad. Furthermore, he has collaborated with many successful artists like Terror Squad, Justin Bieber, Fat Joe, Ace Hood, Jeremih, Lil Wayne, Trick Daddy, Rick Ross, etc.
Khaled also has pursued an acting career. His debut movie Shottas released in 2002. He played a cameo role in the movie as Richie’s Homeboy. He was also seen in the movie Pitch Perfect 3 that released in 2017 as DJ Khaled. Khaled was also the voice of Ears for Spies in Disguise which released in 2019. He played the role of Manny the Butcher in Bad Boys for Life in 2020.
Awards Received by DJ Khaled
Khaled is a wonderful musician who has received numerous awards. He has received one American Music Awards for the Favorite Rap/Hip-hop Son in 2017 for “I’m the One”. He received his first Grammy Awards for Best Rap/Sung Performance in 2020 for “Higher” along with John Legend and Nipsey Hussle. Furthermore, he has won 5 ASCAP Awards. He has also received 11 BET Hip Hop Awards. Khaled also won one iHeartRadio Music Award for the Hip-Hop Song of the year in 2018 for “Wild Thoughts”. He also received one MTV Video Music Awards, one Teen Choice Award and one Urban Music Award.
Net Worth and Earnings
DJ Khaled’s net worth is around $50 million. DJ Khaled earns from his music, songs he has written and produced as well as his YouTube channel. Furthermore, Khaled also earns money from various endorsement deals he has done. Some of the endorsements and commercials he has done include the Silk Almond Milk, T-mobile, CIROC Mango, 22 Days Nutrition, Bang & Olufsen, Finga Licking, Diamond Supply Co., etc.
DJ Khaled is a renowned figure who has loads of cash he can spend on. He has a wonderful car collection. His collection of cars includes a Maybach Landaulet, Maybach 57s, 2018 Rolls Royce Phantom, Rolls Royce Wraith, Rolls Royce Ghost, Cadillac Escalade, Range Rover Sport and a Rolls Royce Phantom Drophead. Furthermore, he also has his own private jet and a jet-ski. He also loves to wear designer pieces of jewelry and shoes and has his own collection. He also raises a baby lion for a pet.