What is DJ Khaled net worth and how did he attain such success? Read on, to find out the secrets behind his salary and earnings.
How much is DJ Khaled Worth?
|Net Worth:||$50 million|
|Profession:||DJ, Record Producer|
|Born||November 26, 1975|
|Country of Origin:||Palestine|
Early Life/Personal Life
Khaled Mohamed Khaled a.k.a “DJ Khaled” is a DJ, music producer, and songwriter. He was born in New Orleans in 1975. His parents were Palestinian immigrants, and consequently, DJ Khaled is a Muslim and prays every day to Allah.
Khaled went to a public school known as Dr Phillips High. The name of his wife is Nicole Tuck, and they are blessed with a child. He resides in Miami with his family
At an early age, Khaled was passionate about music, and start experimenting with melodies when he was just 13 years old. His instruments included turntables, keyboard, drum machine and a mass of records bounding from the Parliament-Funkadelic.
He started his career in the Collins Avenue nightclub when he pleaded to deejay there, but was denied since they already had a DJ. He was later given a chance and proved his excellent DJ techniques.
Khaled launched his first album titled ‘Listening’ on June 2006 which was produced at Koch records. His album appeared on the Billboard Hot chart at no.12 in 2007. He later joined ‘We the Best’ label which had popular talents like Rick Ross, T-pain and Plies. He later recorded another success with his album ‘Victory in 2009, while his fourth studio album released March of 2010 which featured talents like Drake, Nas, Ludacris and Snoop Dogg was also very successful. His auxiliary debut ‘We taking Over’ emerged no.28 in the Billboard hot 100 and was certified gold. Khaled had a Grammy nomination for his track ‘I’m the One’.
Khaled has also been involved with helping various artist throughout his career. He is a DJ for the hip hop group of terror squad.
He also helped in launching popular albums like, ‘Me, Myself & and I’ by Fat Joe. In 2016 he moved to ‘Epic for Major Key’ label where he featured with Justin Bieber on the popular track, ‘I’m The One’.
Some of DJ Khaled’s notable works include: 2006 album ‘Listennn’, ‘We the best’ 2007, ‘We global’ 2008, ‘Victory’ 2010, ‘We the Best Forever’ 2011, ‘Kiss the Ring’ 2012, ‘Suffering from Success’ 2013. ‘I changed a lot’ 2015, ‘Major Key’ 2016, ‘Grateful’ 2017.
Awards & Recognition
Khaled has won numerous awards including 8 BET Hip Hop Awards, and 3 Ozone Awards to name a few.
- 2008: Best Collaboration at the BET Hip Hop Awards
- 2008: Best Collaboration at the BET Awards
- 2009: DJ of the Year at the BET Hip Hop Awards
- 2018: Best Collaboration at the MTV Video Music Awards
- 2018: Hip-Hop Song of the Year at the iHeartRadio Music Awards
How did DJ Khaled Earn such wealth?
As of 2019, DJ Khaled net worth has estimated earnings of $50 million dollars amassing approximately $12 million between 2005 and 2012. Hits like ‘How many times’ was said to have given him $10 million, ‘Wild thoughts’ and ‘I’m the one’ were also responsible for raising his net worth very high. He also has other sources of income among which is an online store. So far in his career DJ Khaled has released nine albums over the span of 10 years.
5 interesting facts about the DJ Khaled
- He usually takes egg whites every day, and this was confirmed by his chef.
- His favourite music of all time is ‘Sexual Healing’ by Marvin Gaye
- DJ Khaled wishes that he could have met Bob Marley.
- He has had a total of 118 artists appear on eight of his studio albums.
- He has a closet dedicated to his sneakers, which is filled with about hundreds of pairs of shoes.
Below is one of the best DJ Khaled Interview… Watch the video below.