DJ Khaled is the name of a famous music producer. He is a songwriter, entertainer, media personality, and record executive. Dj Khaled is designated as a president of ‘Def Jam South,’ which is a record label, apart from, he is also a CEO + the founder of ‘We are the best music group.’ He loved making beats. Therefore, he decided to be a music producer.
He once said;
“I fell in love with making sounds and beats, and from then on, I worked very hard to get somewhere with my music.”
Some Facts about Dj Khaled
- He is 43 years old.
- He was born in New Orleans, Louisiana
- Birthday March 15 and Born in 1993.
- Some of his earliest tracks include “No New Friends.”
- His first debut album was ‘Listen… The Album.’
- Birth Sign Sagittarius
At an early age, he started taking an interest in soul and rap music. One of his first jobs was at New Orleans record store Odyssey, where he began to build his interest and skills by working as a teenager. During the early ’90s, he began DJ-ing in reggae sound-clashes; where he started mixing dancehall with hip-hop. Later at the end of 90’s he started his career as a radio host. He started hosting The Luke Show. He hosted this show with two live Crew’s Luther Campbell.
After working with many music artists, he began recording his own songs, and on June 26 he released his first solo debut album named “Listen…The Album”.
He has an estimated net worth of 35 million dollars an impressive figure for sure. Which is a significant improvement from 2014, when DJ Khaled net worth was only 7 million dollars
How He Got Fame?
He became famous when his radio show became popular among hip-hop musicians. Even this show was so well that the up-coming hip-hop group decided to ask for his help for better music.
In June 2006, his first debut album “Listen…The Album” earned a gold certificate. He has released many studio albums. Another album came in 2007, and the album debuted at number 8 on the United States Billboard 200. His third album’s single “I’m So Hood” earned him a platinum record in 2008. In 2017, his single released “I’m The One” featuring Justin Bieber, Quavo, Chance The Rapper & Lil Wayne peaked at number 5 on Billboard. In the same year, his single released “Wild Thoughts” featuring Rihanna & Bryson Tiller peaked at number 1 on a billboard that makes him famous on an international level.
Here is the award list of DJ Khaled
- Best DJ of the Year 2011, 2012, 2016, 2017, 2018
- MVP of the Year 2015, 2017, 2008
- Best Hip-Hop song 2016, 2017, 2018
- Snapchatter of the year 2016
Earning By Years
His monthly Salary is $2,250,000.00
His Annual Salary is $27,000,000.00
⦿ 2014: $7 million
⦿ 2015: $8 million
⦿ 2016: $15 million
⦿ 2017: $24 million
⦿ 2018: $27 million
⦿ 2019: $35 million
He is one of the top producers in hip-hop and a very famous social media personality. He has become of one the most richest and successful DJ.