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Dj Khaled Net Worth – Income, Age, Career, Height & More

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DJ Khaled, whose real name is Khaled Mohammed Khaled, is a famous DJ, rapper, music producer, and media figure. According to Forbes, DJ Khaled’s net worth is estimated to be over $75 million, showing his success and smart investments.

He’s well-known for bringing together top artists and producers to make hit songs. He’s worked with big names like Kanye West, Jay-Z, and Lil Wayne. DJ Khaled has developed a distinct sound that many people enjoy.

Besides making music, DJ Khaled is famous for his motivational messages on social media. His phrases like “Another One” and “Major Key” inspire lots of fans to chase their dreams.

Real nameKhaled Mohammed Khaled
ProfessionDJ, record producer, record executive and author
CountryNew Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Yearly Income$36.5 million
Last Updated2024
Net Worth$75

DJ Khaled’s Early Life

DJ Khaled was born on November 26, 1975. He studied at a public school called Dr. Phillips High School. Dj Khaled’s parents, who immigrated to the United States, used to play Arabic music, and he started developing an interest in music during his childhood.

In his teen years, he worked at a record store named Merry-Go-Round, which played a vital role in building his career in the hip-hop genre of the music industry. In an interview, Dj Khaled said that he used to collect mixtapes and had the biggest speakers in his room, and then he started making his music for his listening pleasure.

DJ Khaled Career

He started to be recognized when he started working as a radio host in the 1990s. At that time, he was working for 99 Jamz. Later, he also started working with the hip-hop collective Terror Squad as a live DJ. 

During his early career, DJ Khaled was known as “Arab Attack” and “Terror Squad” when he was working with the hip-hop group Terror Squad (1998).  DJ Khaled had to change his name to “Arab Attack” after the 911 attacks, as he thought that this screen name might not be respectful to the people who went through that incident.

Breakthrough

DJ Khaled belonged to a middle-class family who struggled to pay taxes in their early stages. when he got off from 99 Jamz, DJ Khaled independently released his “Listen..the Album” debut album in 2006. Then he released his second album in 2007, “We the Best.”.

His third album, “We Global” (2008), and fourth album, “Victory” (2010), bring him to the spotlight, where he features T-Pain, Ludacris, Snoop Dogg, and Rick Ross. His fifth album is considered to be the breakthrough of his music career, “We the Best Forever” (2011).

Then he just kept on doing hit albums, for which he got nominated a total of 133 times. He won an American Music Award in 2017 for the song “I’m the One,” featuring Justin Bieber, Quavo, Lil Wayne, and Chance the Rapper. DJ Khaled was nominated for a Grammy 10 times, and he once won the Grammy for Best Rap/Sung Performance in 2020 for the song “Higher” feat. John Legend & Nipsey Hussle.

DJ Khaled Biography

NicknameBeat Novacane, Arab Attack
Age48 years
Birth PlaceNew Orleans, Louisiana, U.S
Height 5 ft 6½ h (171 cm)
Weight 250 lb (113 kg)
Eye ColorDark Brown
Hair ColorBlack
FatherMohammed Khaled
MotherAfaf Khaled
BrotherAlaa Khaled
Sister Lubna Khaled
Marital StatusMarried
WifeNicole Tuck
ReligionIslam

DJ Khaled’s father was from Mazra’a ash-Sharqiya a Palestinian town, and his mother was from Ramallah, Palestine. Later on, they immigrated to the United States of America. DJ Khaled’s parents did not belong to a rich family.

When DJ Khaled was just a kid, his parents used to sell clothes from their van at the flea market.DJ Khaled also has a brother named Alaa Khaled, who is an actor. Alaa Khaled is also known as Alec Ledd.

Alec is known for his roles in films such as Can’t-Wait (1998), Being Bin Laden (2011), and Experiment: Sorry (2018)There are a few reports that DJ Khaled also has a sister, namely Lubna Khaled Correa. She runs their family business of clothing. DJ Khaled never discusses his family in the media openly, nor does he share family-related stuff on his social media platforms. 

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Other Ventures

DJ Khaled has an entrepreneurial mindset. He does brand endorsements and sponsorships and has collaborated with major brands like Apple, Weight Watchers, T-Mobile, and Ciroc. He is also a social media influencer; he has millions of followers on social platforms such as Snapchat, Instagram, and X.

He uses social media to expand his reach, and side by side, he generates revenue through sponsored posts, brand partnerships, and influencer marketing from all across the world. DJ Khaled also ventures into the fashion industry, as he has his own clothing line called, ‘We the Best’, which offers a great variety of apparel and accessories that keep fans connected on a personal level.

In 2016, DJ Khaled released his book, “The Keys,” which became a best seller in the New York Times. His book is a mixture of his motivational and success stories, which inspire his fans all across the globe. Besides music, DJ Khaled, known for his extraordinary mansion purchases, has bought luxurious properties in prime locations.

Relationship

DJ Khaled is married to Nicole Tuck, She first met DJ Khaled in the early 1990s at an event, and they started dating after that. They were in a relationship even before DJ Khaled became a famous musician. 

After 2011, Nicole Tuck started working as Dj Khaled’s manager. That was the time when their relationship became serious, and they turned into a famous couple in America.In 2016, they welcomed their firstborn son, Asahd Tuck Khaled.

DJ got the attention of the internet after streaming the birth live on his Snapchat account. After the birth of Asahd Tuck Khaled, they decided to get married. And in 2020, their second son was born; they named him Alam Tuck Khaled.

DJ Khaled’s Net Worth

DJ Khaled’s net worth has fluctuated over the years. As per the records for 2000, DJ Khaled’s net worth was just $10,000. He first reached the million milestone in 2008 with a total net worth of $1 million.

Meanwhile, he started to invest in different ventures, and after his breakthrough, DJ Khaled’s net worth jumped up to $2 million. And by 2024, DJ Khaled’s net worth will be $75 million.DJ Khaled earns up to $35 million per year, including music production, disk jockeying, brand endorsements, books, and social media earnings. 

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