Last updated on January 16th, 2019 at 05:56 am
If there is one artist who has a talent for creating star-studded musical collaborations, it is undoubtedly DJ Khaled. The Palestinian-American is one of the most successful hip-hop artists in the world today. A producer, disc jockey, radio personality, record label owner, social media sensation, rapper and author, DJ Khaled was the brain behind some of 2017/18 biggest hits such as “wild thoughts,” “I’m the only one,” and “No Brainer.”
Also, The We the Best CEO has welcomed more endorsement partners and even expanded his streams of income beyond the show business. He released his first studio album “Listennn…the Album” in 2006 which peaked at number 12 on US Billboard 200. He has collaborated with many famous artists like Gucci Mane, Yo Gotti, T-Pain, Fabolous, Lil Boose, and Nicky Minaj.
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Want to know more about this hugely successful but down to earth and fun loving person? Keep scrolling down.
|Date of Birth:||1975, November-26|
|Age:||44 years old|
|Birth Nation:||United States of America|
|Height:||5 Feet 7 Inch|
|Name||Khaled bin Abdul Khaled|
|Birth Name||DJ Khaled|
|Nick Name||DJ Khaled|
|Birth Place/City||New Orleans, Louisiana|
|Net Worth||$18 Million|
|Famous for||A&R record producer DJ radio personality rapper hype man|
|Affair with||Nicole Tuck|
|Married to||Nicole Tuck|
|Children||Asahd Tuck Khaled|
DJ Khaled Bio-Wiki
Born as Khaled Mohamed Khaled on November 26, 1975, to Palestinian parents in New Orleans, Louisana, USA. DJ Khaled was exposed to music at a young age.
His Palestinian parents were musicians who encouraged their son’s love for rap and soul music. His parents immigrated to the United States before his birth.
Khaled has a brother named Alec Ledd (Alla Khaled), who is an actor. By nationality, he is an American, and he follows Muslim region.
He attended a public school named Dr. Philips High, but he didn’t continue his education due to the financial problems. After that, he began working in a local record store before he became a musician.
Who Is DJ Khaled?
Known initially as Arab Attack, DJ Khaled is a record producer, radio personality and DJ who has produced ten studio albums of his own since 2006, the latest being Grateful (2017), which has generated his first no. One single “I’m the One.”
As a music producer, he’s collaborated with artists such as Lil Wayne, Jay-Z, Mariah Carey, Beyoncé, Justin Bieber, Kanye, and Nicki Minaj. As a Louisiana native, he became president of Def Jam Records South in 2009 and also co-founded the record label We the Best Music Group.
In 2018 he released his another collaboration with Justin Bieber, Chance the Rapper, Quavo “No Brainer” which is UK’s Number 1 trending song.
In 1998, DJ Khaled moved to Miami to pursue his career in music where he started working in radio as a co-host wit luter Campbell on The Luke Show on WEDR ’99 Jamz.’ During his career, he has used many monikers such as Arab Attack, Terro Squadian, Beat Novacane, Mr. Miami and Big Dog Pitbull. He also has worked on rap and hip-hop albums like All Nothing by Fat Joe, Real Talk by Fabolous and True Story by Terro Squad.
DJ Khaled released his first debut album Listennn…The Album which successfully peaked at number 12 on Billboard 200 chart. The album sold 44,000 copies in its first week and 230,00 copies in the USA to date.
In 2007, he released his second album We the Best, featuring the famous artists like T-Pain, Plies, Trick Daddy, and Birdman. The album debuted at number 8 on the US Billboard 200 and had sold over 440,000 copies in the US. His third album We Global debuted at number 7 on Billboard 200 and has a total of 13 tracks. In 2009, he became the president of Def Jam in 2009.
DJ Khaled released his sixth album Kissing the Ring including his single ‘Take It to the Head’ which peaked at number 58 on Billboard Hot 100. The album debuted at number four on Billboard 200 and sold over 108,000 copies and earned $112, 000 million. Khaled’s Suffering from Success and I changed a Lot was not as successful as his previous albums.
In 2016, Khaled released his ninth studio album Major Key which was supported by four singles; For Free, I Got the Keys, Holy Key and Do You Mind. The album generally received positive reviews from critics and debuted at number one on the US Billboard 200.
Furthermore, in November 2016, the album was certified Gold by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) and also received a Grammy nomination for Best Rap Album.
Moreover, the album featured guest appearances like Big Sean, J. Cole, Bryson Tiller, Nicki Minaj, Chris Brown, August Alsina, Jeremih, Kodak Black, Jeezy, French Montana, YG, Yo Gotti, Gucci Mane, 2 Chainz, Jadakiss, Fabolous, Fat Joe, Busta Rhymes, and Kent Jones. He released the lead single “Shining” from the album Grateful on 12 February 2017 which featured with Beyonce and Jay-Z.
On 1st March 2018, he announced his eleventh studio album Father of Ashad. His lead single Top Off released on 2nd March 2018 from his upcoming album, featuring Beyonce, Jay-Z, and Future.
DJ Khaled’s Rumors And Controversy
There was a rumor suggesting that Khaled might be involved in a feud with rapper Birdman. Additionally, he became part of a controversy after he got a major lawsuit alert over his album ‘I Got the Keys’.
In addition, his performance in Electric Daisy Carnival also attracted numerous controversies. At present, there are no rumors concerning Khaled’s life and career.
Endorsements And Charity Works
DJ Khaled signed an endorsement deal with Weight Watchers as a “Social Media Ambassador” in January 2018. The social media ambassador lost 20 pounds weight for the WW Freestyle program.
PART 1. 🔑🔑 MAJOR KEY ALERT!!! 🔑🔑 In full 2018 mode…excited to be living this #WWFreestyle life with you. Down 20 pounds and ready for more. Come with me on my journey to greatness. Bless up Weight Watchers!!! #2018secured @WeightWatchers pic.twitter.com/GCH4jQTlNv
— DJ KHALED (@djkhaled) January 1, 2018
He has done many charity works including Miami Norland High School’s music program and The Robin Hood Project. He has endorsed many brands and products like Ciroc, Bang & Olufsen, Diamond Supply Co., and Fingalickig.
DJ Khaled is not the only rapper, but he is also an author. He authored the book titled “The Keys” in which wrote his life stories. In 2017, Khaled and Demi Lovato announced that they planned to go on tour together.
Moreover, DJ recently signed for the Fox reality-singing competition “The Tour” which started in January 2018.
DJ Khaled House
DJ Khaled bought Robbie Williams’s Beverly Hill mansion for $9.9 million in the earlier year. The estate was listed at $11 million. The 10,681 square foot mansion has seven bedrooms, eleven bathrooms, and nearly almost ¾ of an acre. The home includes a pool, spa, outdoor kitchen with two stoves and three ovens. It also has a media room and gym room.
The hip-hop producer DJ Khaled owned a waterfront home in Miami for $25.9 million in 2018. The 13,000 square-foot home sits roughly 1 acre which has a private dock, an 80-foot-long-pool, and a four-bedroom guesthouse.
The house has five bedrooms, a safe room, a home theater, a two-level gazebo, and a fireplace.
What Is DJ Khaled’s Net Worth?
DJ Khaled is a professional singer and rapper. He has sold millions of his music sales in the USA. Khaled derives most of his wealth from his music career.
Dj Khaled has an estimated net worth of $20 million.
DJ Khaled’s Body Measurements
Talking about his body measurement, Khaled has a height of 5 feet 6 inches or 168 cm. Additionally, he weighs around 106 kg or 234 lbs. Furthermore, his hair color is black and eye color is also black.
Who DJ Khaled’s Wife?
DJ Khaled met Nicole Tuck before he became famous. The couple met at an event, and after that, they began dating each other. DJ Khaled and Nicole have been together more than a decade.
The couple did not disclose the wedding date and venue to the public. Nicole is a businesswoman and unofficial manager of DJ Khaled.
Additionally, 2016 was the best year, for the rapper DJ Khaled. His wife, Nicole Tuck gave to their first child, Asahd Tuck Khaled October 23, 2016. DJ Khaled went live on Snapchat on that year and had garnered public attention.
He bought $34k diamond Rolex for his son back in May 2018. He even shared a video on his Instagram with a caption,
They don’t want me to buy my son a ROLLEX so I bought the 👑 @asahdkhaled one at the Rolex Bahamas 🇧🇸 location
I dreamed for days like this .. I LOVE YOU ASHAD MY SON