With the new release of “No Ceilings 3”, DJ Khaled is once again in trend for his catchy beats. No doubt, it has become his thing to bless the world with his talent of music. However, if you are one of those who is new to his music, don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. Today we will take a look back to DJ Khaled’s career and what his life is like! Let’s get started.
Who is DJ Khaled?
If you don’t know DJ Khaled, you must be living under some rock. DJ Khaled is one of the greatest names in American music industry. He is an amazing DJ, songwriter, record producer, record executive, author and a media personality. Certainly, you name something related to music, DJ Khaled has done it all. As a result, he has won many music awards as well. Khaled has won AMA, BET Award, BET Hip Hop Award, MTV VMA and a Grammy.
Apparently, DJ Khaled’s original name is Khaled Mohamed Khaled. He was born to Palestinian parents on 26 November, 1975 in New Orleans. Moreover, Khaled is a devout Muslim, whose parents immigrated to the United States from Palestine. Currently he is married to Nicole Tuck and they have two kids together.
DJ Khaled’s Music Career
Khaled’s music interest is a gift from his musician parents. And Khaled developed his interest in rap and soul music at a young age. Initially, he worked at a local Merry-Go-Round record store that established his music career.
In his early days, Khaled met and helped young artists before their breakthrough. Those young artists include Lil Wayne, Mavado and Birdman. Subsequently, Khaled went on with DJing and got his first radio gig. Later in 1998, he co-hosted “The Luke Show”.
Khaled’s first debut album was “Listenn…the Album” which ranked 12 on the US Billboard 200 chart. After that, his second album “We the Best” made it on the charts too. In that album, Khaled collaborated with popular artists such as Akon, T-Pain, Plies, Lil Wayne etc. By 2010, DJ released two more albums, one of which contained triple platinum certified song “All I Do Is Win”.
DJ Khaled’s International Fame
However, Khaled gained International fame with his 5th album “We the Best Forever”. The album featured one of the hit songs of all time “I’m the One”. It was followed by his albums “Kiss the Ring”, “Suffering from Success” and “I Changed a Lot”. Later in 2016, Khaled got worldwide attention as a media personality. Certainly, he attained a large following on social media. The major success was DJ Khaled’s 9th album “Major Key”. It wasn’t only a commercial success, but it was certified gold, topped Billboard 200 and got a Grammy nomination. In 2017, Khaled gave us “I’m the One” ft. Justin Bieber and “Wild Thoughts”. His eleventh album “Father of Ashad” peaked the charts and the song “Higher” won him his first Grammy.
Moreover, DJ Khaled has also written a book titled “The Keys”. It was featured on the New York Times Best Seller list. Khaled has also appeared in movies such as Pitch Perfect 3, Spies in Disguise and Bad Boys for Life.
DJ Khaled’s Net Worth
DJ Khaled is an incredible, successful and one of the best music personalities in the world. He has been contributing to the industry for more than two decades now. However, as a result all this years, Khaled’s Net worth stands at $65 million dollars in 2020.