DJ Khaled is an American DJ, record executive, and record producer. He was born on November 26, 1975, in New Orleans, Louisiana. Khaled started his music career as a radio host at the age of 16 and later became a DJ. He rose to fame in the mid-2000s and has since become one of the most successful and celebrated music producers in the industry.
Khaled was born to Palestinian parents who were immigrants to the United States. He grew up in a poor family but was exposed to music at an early age. His parents played Arabic music and he would often listen to it while his father drove him to school.
Khaled began his career as a DJ in the 1990s, working at several radio stations in New Orleans, Miami, and Orlando. He gained national recognition when he became the DJ for Miami-based rapper, Luther Campbell.
His first album, “Listennn… the Album,” was released in 2006 and featured collaborations with several popular artists, including Lil Wayne, Rick Ross, and Fat Joe. Khaled continued to release successful albums and hit singles, earning him the nickname “King of Collabs” for his ability to bring together a diverse range of artists on tracks.
DJ Khaled has released twelve studio albums to date, including “Kiss the Ring” (2012), “Major Key” (2016), and “Father of Asahd” (2019). He has also produced many hit singles, some of which include “I’m the One,” “Wild Thoughts,” and “All I Do Is Win.”
Khaled is known for his talent in music production, as well as his ability to bring together various artists from different genres and backgrounds. He has been nominated for numerous music awards, including Grammy Awards, BET Awards, and MTV Video Music Awards. In 2021, Khaled won the BET Hip Hop Award for Best DJ of the Year.
DJ Khaled is married to Nicole Tuck. The couple has two children, a son named Asahd, and a daughter named Aalam. Khaled does not disclose information about his educational background, but he has said that his love for music started at an early age.
DJ Khaled’s net worth varies based on currency. As of 2024, his net worth is estimated to be $75 million in US dollars, 30.2 billion in Naira, $95.2 million in Canadian dollars, 441 million in Ghana cedi, 7.8 billion in Kenya shilling, 821 million in South Africa rand, 267 billion in Uganda shilling, and 5.5 billion in Indian rupee.
Contacting DJ Khaled
DJ Khaled can be reached through his social media accounts, including Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook. Fans can also contact him through his record label, We the Best Music Group.
DJ Khaled has become one of the most respected and celebrated music producers in the industry. His talent for bringing together talented artists from different backgrounds and genres has garnered him millions of fans worldwide. With numerous hit albums and singles under his belt, Khaled is showing no signs of slowing down.