DJ Khaled’s net worth

DJ Khaled’s net worth revealed after cancelling Wireless Festival performance

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DJ Khaled’s net worth revealed after cancelling Wireless Festival performance

One of hip-hop’s hottest stars was unfortunately unable to attend the recent Wireless Festival in London.

DJ Khaled was forced to cancel his appearance at the concert at the last minute due to ‘travel issues,’ ultimately being replaced by Drake in doing so.

The news of his cancellation quickly drew a backlash from fans, as his Instagram account reportedly showed the rapper and his family on vacation. Further controversy ensued after it was revealed that the Wireless Festival actually knew months in advance that he wouldn’t be able to perform, something not divulged to concertgoers until shortly before his set.

But just who exactly is DJ Khaled? How has his musical success impacted his net worth over the years? Here’s all you need to know about who he is, his age, net worth, how he makes his money, family and songs.

DJ Khaled just cancelled his performance at the 2018 Wireless Festival due to 'travel issues'
DJ Khaled just cancelled his performance at the 2018 Wireless Festival due to ‘travel issues’

Who is DJ Khaled?

DJ Khaled is a rapper, DJ, radio personality and record label executive and producer known for major hits like Wild Thoughts, I’m the One and many others over the years.

He was born in New Orleans, Louisiana on November 26, 1975.

Interested in music since his youth, he worked in a record store in his native New Orleans while starting off his career, befriending rappers like Lil Wayne and Birdman in 1993 before they became hip-hop stars. After working as a DJ, he later relocated to Miami, Florida to work as the host of the radio station WEDR and also found work producing hip-hop albums from 2004 to 2006.

In 2006, DJ Khaled released his debut record Listennn… the Album and later followed up with additional efforts like We the Best in 2007, We Global in 2008, Kiss the Ring in 2012 and Major Key in 2016. His most recent record Grateful was released on June 23, 2017 and debuted atop the Billboard 200 chart, eventually being certified platinum.

His upcoming album Father of Asahd is scheduled to be released on October 19, 2018.

Over the course of his career, DJ Khaled has earned many wins and nominations for various accolades, including for the Grammy AwardsMTV Video Music AwardsMTV Europe Music AwardsBET AwardsBRIT AwardsAmerican Music Awards and others.

How old is DJ Khaled?

DJ Khaled is 42 years old.

He was born on November 26, 1975.

What is DJ Khaled’s net worth?

According to Celebrity Net Worth, DJ Khaled’s net worth is thought to be about $20 million (£15 million).

How does DJ Khaled make his money?

DJ Khaled derives most of his wealth from his successful career in music.

He released his first record Listennn… the Album in 2006 and has since released a total of ten albums, the most recent of which, 2017’s Grateful, peaked at number one on the Billboard 200 chart and was later certified platinum.

In addition to his impressive discography, DJ Khaled has also earned money hosting the Miami radio station WEDR and by writing and releasing his 2016 book ‘The Keys.’ He also helped to produce albums for hip-hop stars like Fabolous, Fat Joe and the Terror Squad from 2004 to 2006 and has been president of the Def Sam South record label since 2009.

Who is DJ Khaled’s wife?

DJ Khaled is married to Nicole Tuck, an entrepreneur. Their son Asahd Tuck Khaled was born on October 23, 2016.

DJ Khaled songs

Over the course of his career, DJ Khaled has scored a number of top hits on both the hip-hop charts and the Billboard Hot 100 chart.

His debut single Holla at Me peaked at number 59 on the Billboard Hot 100 in 2006 while his 2007 single I’m So Hood charted as high as number 19 on the chart. In 2011, his single I’m on One peaked at number ten on the Billboard Hot 100, representing his first top ten single in the United States.

In 2017, his hit single I’m the One featuring Justin Bieber, Lil Wayne, Chance the Rapper and Quavo peaked at number one in the United States and sold over five million copies, making it his biggest hit yet.

His next single Wild Thoughts, which heavily sampled Carlos Santana’s 1999 hit Maria Maria, featured Rihanna and Bryson Tiller and also proved to be a major success, reaching the number two position on the Billboard Hot 100 in the United States and selling more than three million copies.

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