Khaled Mohammed Khaled, known professionally as DJ Khaled, born November 26, 1975, is an American record producer, radio personality, rapper, disk jockey, and record label executive.
DJ Khaled who has collaborated with the biggest names in the entertainment industry is also a radio host at the Miami-based urban music radio station WEDR and the hip hop Terror Squad group DJ.
Khaled is undoubtedly one of the big wings in the entertainment game, he has become known for his extensive curation of high-profile music industry artists and producers to record singles or albums.
DJ Khaled at a glance
Khaled was in New Orleans, Louisiana to Palestinian parents who emigrated to the United States.
According to him, he is a devout Muslim. At an early age, Khaled developed a deep interest for rap and soul music. His parents were both Arabic musicians. DJ Khaled has a brother who is an actor, his name is Alaa Khaled.
Some big names in the industry have also collaborated with DJ Khaled, including Snoop Dogg, Ludacris, Rick Ross, Demi Lovato, Cardi B, 21 Savage, and T-Pain amongst many more.
His endorsement deals have earn him millions of dollars with companies like Weight Watchers, T-Mobile Ciroc, and Apple.
DJ Khaled also has special interests in sneakers but that also gave him a deal to produce his own sneaker collorways with Jordan Brand. Khaled has won multiple awards for DJ of the Year at the BET Awards, the Soul Train Music Awards, the MTV Video Music Awards, and the Ozone Awards and many others, to crown it all, he bagged a Grammy Award in 2019.
DJ Khaled net worth
Throughout his entire career, DJ Khaled has earned nearly $200 million. In fact, he has an estimated net worth of $80 million.
Khaled uses a Bombardier Global 7500 luxury private jet, which he uses for his longest trips around the world. This jet is currently valued at a whopping $72 million.
He doesn’t own this jet but he does pay between $16,000 and $19,000 per hour when he uses it for his trips.