DJ Khaled is an American DJ, rapper, music producer, author and radio personality who is best known for his singles like ‘Wild Thoughts’, ‘Do You Mind’, ‘I am the One’, and ‘All I Do Is Win’. DJ Khaled is also popular for his Snapchat stories and online memes. Let’s find out more about how much is DJ Khaled’s net worth in 2018.
DJ Khaled Early Life
DJ Khaled was born as Khaled Mohamed Khaled in 1975 on 26 November to Palestinian parents. Both his parents were Arabic musicians. He also has a brother named Alec Ledd, who is currently working as an actor.
He was born and raised in Miami, Florida. He started experimenting with music from an early age. DJ Khaled completed his schooling from Dr. Pillips High School. He is also a trained to play keyboards, sampler, and turntables.
DJ Khaled is currently in a committed relationship with his beautiful fiancée, Nicole Tuck. The couple gave birth to their first son, Asahd together in 2016.
DJ Khaled Career, Awards & Achievement
DJ Khaled started off his career in 1998 with the stage name ‘Arab Attach’, but switched to ‘DJ Khaled’ after the Twin Tower 9/11 attack in America. He has also hosted radio show like ’99 Jamz’ on WEDR radio station. Later he also joined a hip-hop gangsta group called ‘Terror squad’.
In 2006, he released his first studio album called ‘Listennn… the Album’. Later he released albums like ‘We the Best’, ‘We the Best forever’, ‘Grateful’, ‘Major Key’, ‘I Changed a Lot’, and ‘Kiss the Ring’.
He has worked with record labels like Roc Nation, Epic, Terror Squad, Def Jam South, E1, We the Best and Cash Money. He has also worked with musicians like Drake, Fat Joe, TI, T-Pain, Rihanna, Justin Bieber, Big Sean, Birdman, Lil Wayne, Jeremih, Chris Brown, Busta Rhymes, Meek Mill and much more.
In early 2015-2016 DJ, Khaled became extremely popular for posting “Key to Success” Stories on his Snapchat account. He sort of became an online sensation, where his videos started trending on YouTube. This helped him in gaining an online presence and popularity. Some of his fans love him for being a ‘Living meme’.
In 2016, he also authored a book titled ‘The Keys’, which describes the opinions and the stories of successful people and other music moguls in the industry. In 2016, he was also declared as the ambassador of ‘Ciroc Mango’ for which he started a series called ‘Let’s Get It: Khaled’s Odyssey’
Awards & Achievements
DJ Khaled has won awards like ‘BET Hip Hop Award for 2016 Hustler of the Year’, ‘BET Hip Hop Award for MVP of the Year’, ‘BET Hip Hop Award for Best DJ of the Year’, ‘Shorty Award for Snapchatter of the Year’, ‘Teen Choice Award for Choice Hip-Hop Artist’, and ‘BET Hip Hop Award for Best Collaboration’.
Net Worth of DJ Khaled
DJ Khaled has an estimated net worth of over $20 million. He makes millions through his record sales as well as his career as a DJ. However, he is also getting paid millions for endorsing various brands and uploading Snapchat videos on his account.
DJ Khaled is one of the most powerful yet most down to earth artist in the music industry. Unlike other hip-hop artists, DJ Khaled just has praises and good works to say about the work of his fellow artist. He is also one of those artists, who can take a joke. The internet is flooding with his memes and he is not humiliated by them as he understands that they are one of the main reasons that helped him in becoming an online phenomenon.