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DJ Khaled Net Worth

Updated January 2, 2020
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How much is Dj Khaled worth? $65 Million

How did Dj Khaled earn his money and wealth?

DJ Khaled is the popular name of Khaled Mohamed Khaled. He is an American record producer, rapper, radio personality, DJ, and record label executive. He was born on 26th November 1975 in New Orleans, Louisiana. At a very young age, he showed an interest in rap music and started out small. His started his career in music when he worked for a recording store, where he met artists like Lil Wayne and Birdman.

Khaled began his career as a DJ by mixing at various sound clashes and working at different radio stations. Eventually, his beats started attracting attention both locally and nationally. In 2006 he released his debut album, which got premiered on the Billboard 200 chart at No #12. In 2007, he released his second album ‘We the Best’, which reached number 8 rank on the Billboard 200 chart and he got established in the music industry. However, in September 2008, he released another album ‘We Global’, which came in number 7 position on the Billboard 200. In the same year, his third album’s single “I’m So Hood” earned him a platinum record. He also received the DJ of the Year awards at the Ozone Awards and BET Hip Hop Awards. In 2009 he took on the position of president of Def Jam South record label.

Shortly after, he became the founder and CEO of We the Best Music Group. He released another album in 2010 with another release in 2011 ‘We the Best Forever’. This performed better than all the other album peaking at number 5 on the Billboard 200 chart. He released his sixth studio album in 2012, ‘Kiss the Ring’, which made a new record on the Billboard 200 chart and came at number 4.

Khaled continued releasing albums including, ‘Suffering from Success'(2013), ‘I Changed a Lot’. By this time, he became well known for various Internet memes, which boosted his popularity in music. In 2016, he released one more album ‘Major Key’, which turned out to be his most successful album yet. It was his first ever number one album for which he even earned a Grammy Award nomination for Best Rap Album. He got the real key to success between 2013 and 2016 as he saw his popularity rocket during this span of time. His wallet benefited from it all, too.

Khaled’s albums Major Key and Grateful both reached number #1 place on the Billboard 200, US Rap, and US R&B/Hip-Hop charts. His single “I’m the One” reached number #1 position on several charts in the US and UK. His another single “Wild Thoughts”, featuring Rihanna and Bryson Tiller was also a whopping commercial success.In 2016, he also wrote a book, named The Keys. He is one of the most sought-after producers in hip-hop and a very renowned social media personality. He is engaged to Nicole Tuck, and on October 23, 2016, he became a father to their son Ashad Tuck Khaled. He has a net worth of around $20 million dollars.

What are the highest grossing albums of DJ Khaled?

1-Major Key (2016): 1 (US Peak Chart Position)

2-Grateful (2017): 1 (US Peak Chart Position)

3-Kiss the Ring (2012): 4 (US Peak Chart Position)

4-We the Best Forever (2011): 5 (US Peak Chart Position)

5-We Global (2008): 7 (US Peak Chart Position)

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