- Real name: Khaled Mohamed Khaled
- Date of Birth: November 26,1975
- Age: 44 years
- Net worth: $75 million
- Total albums released: 10
- Nationality: American
- Religion: Muslim
- Spouse: Nicole Tuck
- Children: 2 sons
DJ Khaled is a famous American rapper, singer, songwriter, producer, record executive, media personality, and businessman. Presently he has a total net worth of around $75 million.
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DJ Khaled or Khaled Mohamed Khaled was born on November 26, 1975, in New Orleans, Louisiana, the U.S. Before his birth, his parents migrated to America from Palestine. They were a musician and played Arab Music. From there, he develops his interest in music. Since his childhood, Khaled was a devoted Muslim.
Career and Albums:
Khaled started his career through a job in a record store located in New Orleans. Soon he left the job and became d Jing. In 2003 Khaled joined “99 Jamz” and hosted weeknight shows. During his Job at 99 Jamz, he began to recognize by the audience.
Khaled made his debut album in 2006. His first album was titled “Listennn… the Album”. This album was released by an independent record label and music management company based in New York. The film premiered on the U.S. Billboard 200 chart at number 12.
The following year in 2007, Khaled released his second album titled “We The Best.” The rappers and singers like T-Pain, Akon, T.I., Fat Joe, Rick Ross, Trick Daddy, Plies, Birdman, and Lil Wayne were also seen. The single of the album “We Takin’ Over” peaked on the billboard. This single also made him win the best video award. The same year he also won another award of best D.J.
In collaboration with Lil’ Boosie, Trick Daddy, Ace Hood Akon, Rick Ross, and Plies, Khaled released his third album on September 16, 2008. This album “We Global “became a hit on the billboard and was distributed by Koch Records.
On March 2, 2010, the fourth album of DJ Khaled was released. The album was titled “Victory.” This album was released under his We the Best Music Group and Terror Squad Entertainment imprint of E1 Records. Unlike his other albums, these albums did not hit the billboards highly and had low sales in the market.
On July 19, 2011, Khaled released his fifth album, “We the Best Forever.” He revealed the title of the album before the time on social media. The next album was released on December 10, 2011, with singles “Take It to the Head,” “I Wish You Would,” and “Bitches and Bottles.” The guests on the album were Rick Ross, Jadakiss, Kirko Bangz, Mack Maine, T-Pain, Big K.R.I.T., Mavado, Wale, French Montana, Future, Wiz Khalifa, Meek Mill, Big Sean, 2 Chainz, Tyga, T.I., J. Cole, Kendrick Lamar, and many more.
The following year, Khaled came up with a new album with a unique title, “Suffering from Success.” He revealed the story behind the title. Khaled told his fans that he saw a bald spot in his beard and went to his doctor. The doctor said that this is the suffering of his success. He was inspired by the words and decided to make it the name of his new album.
The album Suffering from Success featured Minaj. To promote his album, Khaled proposed to Minaj with a 10-karat diamond ring on MTV. Later in an interview, Minaj revealed that he is like his brother, and he was not serious. After the premiere of his album, it was also revealed that Khaled was just doing publicity stunts to promote his album.
Khaled released another album in 2015 titled “I Changed A Lot,” in 2016 “Major Key,” in 2017 “Grateful,” and in 2019 “Father of Asahd.” Recently he has released his album “Khaled Khaled” on April 30, 2021. The singles on the album are “Popstar” and “Greece.” The album has featured a Canadian rapper and singer, Drake. This album is depicting Khaled’s life and the coming of his beloved sons into his life.
In 2009 Khaled married a businesswoman, Nicole Tuck. The couple got more attention after the live streaming of the birth of Khaled’s first son on his social media account. Presently the couple has two sons.
SEC Settlement (2018):
In 2018 November, with Mayweather Jr., Khaled agreed to total compensation of $ 750,000. In addition, the Securities and Exchange Commission (S.E.C.) failed to disclose payments accepted from the issuers of an initial coin offering specifying a promotional amount of about $50,000 from beleaguered cryptocurrency firm Centra Tech Inc.
According to the S.E.C., this was the first case relates to allegations of violations of the rules on touting investments in Co-op City. In addition, as the result of this agreement, the Palestinians agree not to indicate any approval or promotional deal with the participants for about two years.
Earnings from the Past years:
- 2014 – Earned $7 million
- 2015 – Earned $8 million
- 2016 – Earned $15 million
- 2017 – Earned $24 million
- 2018 – Earned $27 million
- 2019 – Earned $39 million
- 2020 – Earned $35 million
DJ Khaled has a house in Mulholland Estates, which he bought from an entertainer and singer Robbie Williams for $9.9 million in 2017. The following year in 2018, he purchased a waterfront home in Miami worth $25.9 million. In April 2021, Khaled sold his home of Mulholland Estates for $12.5 million.
Besides singing and rapping, Khaled also made his appearance in a comedy film Bad Boys for Life in 2020. In addition, his voice dubbed the animated film Spies in Disguise.
Khaled also wrote a book titled “The keys.” In his book, he wrote about his success, opinions about life achievements, and his experiences. In 2018, Khaled designed and launched a new luxury furniture line, “We the Best Home.” He also owns a headphone brand.
DJ Khaled’s success story is a life lesson for those who believe in struggling for their dreams. Now he has his name in not only the famous rappers and singers but also in popular and successful businessmen. Presently he is earning millions from several endeavors.