DJ Khaled Net Worth
DJ Khaled is an American record producer, radio personality, DJ, author, and record label executive, who has made his name after being a Miami radio host at WEDR, “99 Jamz,” and also the DJ for the hip hop group, Terror Squad. He has been a major person behind the scenes of music for many artists. He helped with the production of Fabolous’ album, Real Talk and True Story, by Terror Squad as well as Me, Myself, and I, by Fat Joe. DJ Khaled’s estimated net worth is $25 million.
Khaled Mohamed Khaled was born on November 26, 1975, in New Orleans, Louisiana, to Palestinian parents, who were also musicians and immigrated to the United States. He has a brother, Alec Ledd, who is an actor. DJ Khaled’s interest in music came at an early age, which was supported by his parents. Before getting started in music, he worked in a record store, to get his foundation in music together for his real career in music.
Although DJ Khaled became a well known musical talent behind the scenes while helping artists with their albums, he has always been a major part of all of the hottest music heard by the most popular rap and hip hop artists. He was so musically inspired all of the artists, he worked with that he released his album, Listennn…the Album, in 2006. The release of his album was a huge success, debuting on the Billboard Hot 200 at number 12. In 2007, he released the single, “We the Best,” which was a single off of his second album, titled, We Takin’ Over. This album successfully landed on the Hot 200 at number 28, because of the collaborations, he made with rappers, Rick Ross, Plies, and T-Pain. After the release, it went certified gold by the RIAA. In 2010, he went on to release his fourth studio album, Victory. Since the start of his career, he has released many other albums and made collaborations with many other artist, including, T. I. Fat Joe, Busta Rhymes, Lil Wayne, and many other well known artists. Most recently, he has released an album, titled, Grateful. DJ Khaled has also achieved his success by becoming the president of Def Jam South as well as being the founder and chief executive officer of, We the Best Music Group.
DJ Khaled’s most recent success, has earned him the acknowledgement of music lovers all over the world, who waiting for something new to come. His much loved album releases has helped him win several awards over the years, including the BET Hip Hop Award for Best DJ of the Year, in 2012, 2016, and 2017. He also won several awards in 2017, which include, the BET Hip Hop Award for Hustler of the Year and the Soul Train Music Award for Best Collaboration, the song, “Wild Thoughts.” DJ Khaled’s success has come with the hard work he has given to make great music as well as to make sure that his passion and love is put into every song he creates.
Net Worth of DJ Khaled
With the recent years being great to the success of DJ Khaled, he has produced many memorable albums, with the music lovers wanting more. He has put his own spin on what music should be and even has many well known musicians lining up to work with him, for their next great album. One of his recent collaborations he did, was with other artists, like Justin Bieber, Lil Wayne, Chance the Rapper, Quavo, and Andy Kellman, for the single, “I’m the One,” which landed him in the top 100. The net worth of DJ Khaled is $25 million, and he owes his success to the music he has put out for music lovers as well as the collaborations he has made with many other artists over the years.
DJ Khaled has never been one to flaunt his personal life too much, because he has always wanted his music to be what mattered with the fans. However, recently, he did announce the birth of his son, Asahd Tuck Khaled, in 2016. He and his girlfriend, Nicole Tuck, are engaged to be married and are enjoying the lives of being parents.
Although DJ Khaled has been played more of a role behind the microphone for other artists to perfect their albums, he has always been a DJ who has had the focus and drive to move ahead and get his albums off of the ground. He is by far, one of the best DJ’s in today’s music industry, because of the unique beats he has created for artists as well as himself. He is someone who has created a unique that will always hold the ears of listeners for years to come.
DJ Khaled Bio Info
Born: April 7, 1954, Victoria Peak, Hong Kong
Born: 26 November 1975 (age 42 years), New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Height: 1.69 m
Full name: Khaled Mohamed Khaled
Spouse: Nicole Tuck
DJ Khaled Quotes
- At the end of the day, I understand that life has road blocks, and life is like school – you’ll be tested; we gotta pass it. – DJ Khaled
- Fresh sneakers are important on a man. It’s like a new pair of boxers or a new pair of socks. – DJ Khaled
- I wake up every day inspiring myself, because God gave me life. – DJ Khaled
- Winning, to me, is easy. Winning more is the challenge. – DJ Khaled
DJ Khaled Videos on YouTube
Here’s DJ Khaled on the YouTube series Before They Were Famous.