Who doesn’t love DJ Khaled? The sensational DJ who goes by the quirkiest names like Arab Attack, Beat Novacane, Mr. Miami, Big Dog Pitbull? He is not just a man of many names but also many talents.
He’s not just a DJ but also a music producer, record label executive, author, and radio host. It’s almost unimaginable to think of a time when he wasn’t one of the most famous artists. Nevertheless, he’s one now! Now let’s have a close look on the net worth of DJ Khaled in 2018.
Early Life and Biography
DJ Khaled, named Khaled Bin Abdul Khaled at birth, was born to parents of Palestinian origin residing in New Orleans, Louisiana on 26 November 1975. From a very young age, his parents introduced him to Arabic music, and he started to display an acute inclination towards rap and soul music.
Not much is known about his early life except for the fact that he has a very loving actor-brother who goes by the name, Alec Ledd.
Khaled is married to Nicole Tuck, and they are proud parents of a beautiful son, Asahd Tuck Khaled.
Career, Awards, and Achievements
Khaled embarked on his musical venture working with budding artists of that time, like Birdman and Lil Wayne. After shooting into the DJ trail, in 1998, Khaled moved to Miami and took his first shot at showbiz working as a radio host. However, he wasn’t yet ready to settle down and began working as a music producer since he loved experimenting and creating distinctive music.
Khaled’s first solo album, “Listennn…the Album” was released in 2006 and did quite well by debuting on the Billboard Hot 200 at number 12. The following year he came out with “We the Best” and caught the attention of the audience since it featured chart ruling singles like “We Takin’ Over” and also starred artists like T-Pain and Rick Ross.
Racing on the road to success, Khaled launched his own record label, We the Best Music Group, in 2009. His single “All I Do I Win,” featuring Snoop Dogg, became instantly platinum and he went on to work his magic teaming up with big names conjuring up irresistible albums. Khaled’s fifth album, titled “We the Best Forever” released as part of his new deal with Cash Money Records. However, in 2015, Khaled revealed that he’d parted ways with Cash Money Records. In 2016, Khaled got associated with Jay-Z’s production, Roc Nation and released “Major Key” his ninth album, which became his first album to reach No. 1 on the Billboard 200. His tenth studio album, “Grateful” came out in 2017 and became his second album to hit no. 1 and included his very first no. 1 single “I’m the One,” featuring Justin Bieber and Lil Wayne. He won the favorite rap award for the same at the American Music Awards.
He has also won awards for appealing singles like, “Hold You Down,” “How Many Times,” “I Got the Keys,” “For Free” and many more.
Net Worth & Earning
Besides earning big bucks from his music, DJ Khaled has also authored a book, titled “The Keys.” He became a spokesperson for Ciroc in 2016. Further, his tours contribute significantly to his wealth. In 2017, he declared his plans to go on tour alongside the singer, Demi Lovato and he also wore a judge’s hat for a reality-singing competition called “The Four.”
As of 2018, To sum up, DJ Khaled has a luxurious lifestyle and has a net worth of $24 million, thanks to his endless hustle!
Whatever DJ Khaled is doing in his career, he’s only on his way up. He has somehow carved his way into our hearts with his infectious tracks and fantastic personality over and over again, and we hope he continues his magic for many more years to come. To wrap it up, a shout out to our very own DJ Khaled, “You the best!”