DJ Khaled - Updated Feb 2024

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DJ Khaled

DJ Khaled is a popular American DJ, record executive, singer, actor, author, and record producer. DJ Khaled is widely known for his hits like “I’m the One,” “All I Do Is Win,” and “I’m So Hood.”

Early Life

DJ Khaled was born on November 26, 1975. His birth name is Khaled Mohamed Khaled. Also, he is known as Beat Novacane and Arab Attack. Khaled is originally from New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.

Currently, Khaled is 47 years old and his sun sign is Sagittarius. His parents are Palestinians who immigrated to the United States.

Khaled has described himself as a devout Muslim. Moreover, he has a brother named Alec Ledd (Alaa Khaled) who is an actor. He went to Dr. Phillips High School in Orlando. Khaled served in a local Merry-Go-Round record store. It helped to lay the foundations for his music career.

DJ Khaled

Caption: DJ Khaled’s picture with his awards. Source: Haute Time

DJ Khaled – Net Worth 2023

Khaled has a net worth of around $75 million as of 2021. Moreover, he purchased Robbie Williams’s former house in Mulholland Estates, a gated community in Los Angeles, California, in January 2017.

Also, in the year 2018, he purchased a waterfront home in Miami for $25.9 million.

Social Media

Khaled has gained over 25.6 million followers on his ‘@djkhaled’ Instagram account. And, his Twitter account has earned over 5.2 million followers. He has earned more than 20 million followers on his Facebook page.

He has gathered over 11.7 million subscribers on his self-titled YouTube channel. Further, he has an e-commerce website @wethebeststore.com.

Career

DJ Khaled first earned fame as a radio host in the 1990s on the radio station 99 Jamz. And then he earned more popularity by working with Terror Squad as a DJ for their live performances.

After he gained popularity, in 2006, he released his debut studio album ‘Listen… the Album.’ Then, he released ‘We the Best (2007).’ It contained the top 20 single “I’m So Hood”.

Further, his two releases We Global (2008) and Victory (2010), were released after he founded the record label ‘We the Best Music Group.’ Therefore, both albums charted in the top ten on the US Billboard 200. Then, it was eventually certified as triple platinum.

Likewise, Khaled’s fifth studio album ‘We the Best Forever (2011)’ saw similar commercial success. It helped him bring to international prominence, as it featured the song “I’m on One”.

Likewise, his sixth and seventh albums, Kiss the Ring (2012) and Suffering from Success (2013), charted in the top ten on the Billboard 200. Then, his 8th studio album ‘I Changed a Lot (2015)’ peaked at number 12.

In the years 2015 and 2016, DJ Khaled earned worldwide attention as a media personality. Moreover, his 9th studio album ‘Major Key (2016)’ release earned critical and commercial success.

Therefore, it debuted at number one on the Billboard 200. Also, it was certified gold and also received a Grammy nomination for Best Rap Album.

DJ Khaled

Caption: DJ Khaled while performing on the stage. Source: Instagram

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Khaled released his 10th studio album ‘Grateful’ in 2017. Further, it contained the singles “I’m the One” and “Wild Thoughts”. Therefore, the two charted at number one and number two on the Billboard Hot 100, respectively.

Moreover, the album debuted at number one on the Billboard 200 and was also certified platinum.

Similarly, his 11th album ‘Father of Asahd’ was released in 2019. The release peaked at number 2, and the song “Higher” won Best Rap/Sung Performance at the 62nd Annual Grammy Awards.

Further, Khaled’s first Grammy Award win. Moreover, his eponymous 12th album was released in the year 2021.

Apart from music, he has gained success as a writer, with his book ‘The Keys’ featuring on the New York Times Best Seller list. Furthermore, Khaled is also an actor and has appeared in Spies in Disguise (2019) and Bad Boys for Life (2020).

Personal Life

Khaled is married to his wife, Nicole Tuck. They together have a son named Asahd Tuck Khaled. Similarly, the couple welcomed their second son, Aalam Tuck Khaled on January 20, 2020.

He often features his sons and wife on his social media posts. He started dating his wife Nicole well before he became famous.

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Caption: DJ Khaled clicking a photo with his family. Source: Instagram

DJ Khaled – Body Measurements

Khaled is 5 feet 6 inches or 169 cm tall and weighs around 117.5 kilos or 259 lbs. Khaled has dark brown eyes and black hair. Additionally, he has a short-cropped hairstyle and a bushy beard. His other body stats are not given. However, he has a great personality.