DJ Khaled is an American record producer, DJ, record label executive, author and radio personality. Also, he is president of the record label ‘Def Jam South’ and CEO and founder of ‘We the Best Music Group’. By the way, how much is the net worth of DJ Khaled? Well, on this page we are going to reveal that information.
Net worth of DJ Khaled
According to Celebrity Net Worth, DJ Khaled has a net worth of $75 million. He is a radio host for the Miami-based urban music radio station WEDR, and also the DJ for the hip hop group Terror Squad. DJ Khaled earns tens of millions from endorsement deals with companies like T-Mobile Ciroc, Weight Watchers, and Apple.
Between September 2017 and September 2018, DJ Khaled had earned $30 million thanks to producing, touring, and endorsements. In a given year, the vast majority of his earnings are from endorsements with companies like Apple, Ciroc, and Weight Watchers. DJ Khaled is one of the highest-paid people in hip-hop. Actually, his money does not have that much to do with hip-hop or even music in general.
DJ Khaled Earnings by year:
- 2014: $7 million
- 2015: $8 million
- 2016: $15 million
- 2017: $24 million
- 2018: $27 million
- 2019: $39 million
- 2020: $35 million
Total (so far): $155 million
Career of DJ Khaled
In the year of 1990, Khaled first became popular, when he was a DJ on the Miami hip hop radio station 99 Jamz. His job at the radio station is what made the group Terror Squad hire Khaled as DJ. He moved into curating albums and then released his studio albums, after he had several credits to his name with the Terror Squad.
Here are the albums of DJ Khaled:
- “Listennn the Album” in 2006.
- “We The Best” in 2007.
- “We Global” in 2008.
- “Victory” in 2010.
- “We the Best Forever” in 2011.
- “Kiss the Ring” in 2012.
- “Suffering from Success” in 2013.
- “I Changed A Lot” in 2015.
- “Major Key” in 2016.
- “Grateful” in 2017.
- “Father of Asahd” in 2019.
- “Khaled Khaled” in 2020.
“All I Do Is Win” is one of Khaled’s most successful songs which features Rick Ross, Ludacris, Snoop Dogg, and T-Pain. The song is off Khaled’s album “Victory” in 2010, and was the album’s second single. The song has been certified 3 times platinum by the RIAA. Back in late 2015 and early 2016, several Snapchat videos of Khaled talking about his key to success got much attention due to his great personality. Khaled became an internet star. Some people called him a living meme. Right now, DJ Khaled is one of the most sought-after producers in the world and a very famous social media personality.
In the year of 2018, DJ Khaled joined Demi Lovato as the opening act for Demi’s tour: “Tell Me You Love Me,” which kicked off in February 2018 in San Diego (California). It ran through July 2018. On May 21, 2019, Khaled shared a new video for “Wish Wish,” showing 21 Savage and Cardi B. The clip was directed by Khaled and Eif Rivera, and has lots of explosions, fire, and motocross riders, that looks like a B-level early-2000s street-racing movie raced into production to utilize the success of the first “Fast and The Furious.”
DJ Khaled wrote the book “The Keys” that made the New York Times Best Seller list. The book includes his opinions on success, and recounts life stories. Also, the book describes contributions from other musicians. In addition, DJ Khaled worked as an actor, starring in “Pitch Perfect 3” (2017), “Spies in Disguise,” (2019) and “Bad Boys for Life” (2020).
Awards of DJ Khaled
In the year of 2008, DJ Khaled won the DJ of the Year awards at the Ozone Awards and BET Hip Hop Awards. Later in 2016, Khaled won the ASCAP Rhythm and Soul Awards for the Best R&B/Hip-Hop Songs for “Hold You Down” and “How Many Times.” Those songs feature August Alsina, Chris Brown, Future, and Jeremiah. In the year of 2017, Khaled won the ASCAP Rhythm and Soul Awards for the Best R&B/Hip-Hop Song for “I Got the Keys” (featuring Jay-Z and Future) and also the Best Rap Song award for “For Free” (featuring Drake). Aside from that, in 2017, Khaled won the award for Favorite Rap/Hip-Hop Song at the American Music Awards for “I’m the One” (featuring Justin Bieber, Chance the Rapper, Lil Wayne and Quavo).
Real Estate of DJ Khaled
In January 2017, DJ Khaled bought a house in Mulholland Estates, a gated community in Los Angeles for $9.9 million from Robbie Williams who was the owner of the house. In April 2021, DJ Khaled sold this home for $12.5 million, $1.5 million over his original price. In the year of 2018, he bought a waterfront home in Miami for $25.9 million.
Early Life and Personal Life of DJ Khaled
After we talk about net worth, career, awards, and real estate of DJ Khaled, now you may want to know information about his early and personal life. Please continue reading the following text to get that information.
On November 26, 1975, Khaled Mohamed Khaled or simply called Khaled was born in New Orleans, Louisiana, to Palestinian parents who emigrated to the United States. Khaled has explained himself as a devout Muslim. Khaled’s parents were musicians who played Arabic music. He developed an interest in rap and soul music when he was a young boy. Of course, his parents supported his interest. Khaled worked in a local record store that helped to build foundations for his music career.
About his personal life, Khaled and his wife named Nicole Tuck have a son, Asahd Tuck Khaled, who was born on October 23, 2016. DJ Khaled got national attention after streaming the birth live on his Snapchat account. On January 20, 2020, his wife Nicole Tuck gave birth to their second son.