DJ Khaled Biography

Updated On Mar 23, 2018 Published On Jun 30, 2016
Facts of DJ Khaled
Date of Birth: 1975 , November-26
Birth Nation: United States
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 DJ Khaled is one of the celebrities who love to keep his personal life low profile. For last few years, there was no any information about his, affairs, relationships, and dating life, but in 2013, news came regarding his engagement with his long-term girlfriend Nicole TuckThough they are not married yet, the couple is already blessed with a child, a baby boy and they named their son Asahd Tuck Khaled. His nationality is American and he is of Palestinian ethnicity.

During his career, Khaled used many names, monikers, to go with including Arab Attack, Big Dog Pitbull, Terror Squadian, Beat Novacane, The Don Dada etc.

As both of his parents were talented musicians, DJ Khaled became interested in music at a young age. After receiving support and with a musical background, he became more involved in music. He began working at a local recording store and this provided him the foundation for his musical career.

He also befriended young Birdman, Lil Wayne, and Mavado. In the early 1990s, he did DJing in reggae soundclashes, mixing dancehall and hip-hop. At the end of the 1990s, he came out as the co-host of The Luke Show.

He hosted the show with an American hip-hop group from, Miami, Florida, 2 Live Crew’s Luther Campbell. After working with several musicians, he began recording his own songs. His debut album Listennn... the Album was released on 6th of June 2006. His second album We the Best was released on 12th of June 2007. To date, he has ten album releases to his name, We Global (2008), Victory (2010), We the Best Forever (2011), Kiss the Ring (2012), Suffering from Success (2013), I Changed a Lot (October 23, 2015), Major Key (July 2016) and Grateful (June 23, 2017). 

His net worth is in the neighborhood of $45 million as of 2018. He makes most of his fortune from the music industry, while some part is contributed from sponsorship deals and endorsements. DJ Khaled endorses brands like Belarie Rose22 Days Nutrition, and Ciroc Apple. He also earns another $50 thousand per sponsored Instagram post or Snapchat post. 

He currently lives in his Sunny Isles Beach, Florida house which is worth $6 million. 

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Born in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States

November 26 , 1975

Multi talented, DJ Khaled was born as Khaled Mohamed Khaled at the end of 1975 in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America to Palestinian parents. His parents moved to United States before he was born. His nationality is American and he is of Palestinian ethnicity.

Worked at the New Orleans record store Odyssey

1993

He began working at a local recording store and this provided him the foundation for his musical career. He also became friend with young Birdman, Lil Wayne and Mavado. In the early 1990s, he did DJing in reggae soundclashes.  He also worked at New Orleans record store Odyssey.

Became the co-host of The Luke Show

1998

At the end of 1990s, he came out as the co host of The Luke Show. He hosted this show with 2 Live Crew’s Luther Campbell. With the turn of 21st century, he began hosting the weeknight radio show on WEDR. 

Released his debut album, Listennn the Album

June 6 , 2006

After working with several music artists, he began recording his own songs. He began recording his debut album in 2005. His debut album Listennn... the Album was released on 6th of June 2006. This album was released by Terror Squad Entertainment and Koch Record. 

Released his second album, We the Best

June 12 , 2007

DJ Khaled is a record producer, DJ and a record label executive. He recorded his second album in 2006 and his second album We the Best was finally released on 12th of June 2007. This album was released by Terror Squad Entertainment.

Won BET Hip Hop Awards

2008

In 2007, he got nominated in BET Hip Hop Awards for the first time in his life. He got nominated in this award for Best Hip-Hop Collabo. Next year he also got nominated in this award for MVP of the Year, Best Collaboration and DJ of the Year. He won this award from his later two nominations.  

Won Ozone Awards

2008

Till date he has been nominated in lots of prestigious awards and he has also won several of them. He got nominated in Ozone Awards for the first time in his life in 2008 and he was also honored with this award that year for DJ of the Year. 

Nominated in Grammy Awards

2012

Grammy Awards is one of the prestigious awards in the music world and it’s an honor if anyone wins this award. He has also once been nominated in this award and that was in 2012. He got nominated in this award that year for Best Rap/Sung Collaboration.