It is said that the children usually take after their parent, and DJ Khaled is one such example. The Arab-American music producer born in September 1975 interest in music started from his home as both his parents were a singer, but his interest was support by them. DJ Khaled never gave up his ambition to become a singer, which led him to be a great musician one day. He not only become a singer himself but also helped many singers like Lil Wayne and Birdman before their breakthrough when he was working as a sound recorder at a local store. Since he started his singing career, DJ Khaled net worth had been growing.
Life before becoming a musician:
Being the son of the singer was fully supported to pursue his music. At the beginning when was a teenager singer Khaled start working at sound recorder shop and there he met many singers who never let his dream of becoming a singer wears off. His first job helped him to become world one of the best recorder procedure as he is now the founder and CEO of “We The Best Music Group” along being the president of recorder company known as “Def Jam South.”
He also worked as an RJ (radio jockey) at many radio stations such as 99 Jamz in Miami and host and co-host radio shows including popular “The Luke Show.”
During his initial days as a singer, he worked with in collaboration with many singers such as Lil Wayne, Mariah Carey, Beyonce, Justin Bieber, and Nicki Minaj. After many years of collaborated work his single debuted album “Listennn….” was released since then, he had released many singles. Despite being a child of Arabic music singer, he had an interest in soul music and rap since his childhood. In his songs, he had mixed dancehall and hip-hop such as True Story by Terror Squad, and All or Nothing by Fat Joe. His song “We Takin’ Over” was marked 28 on billboard top 100 hot from his second album. The same year he was awarded the best DJ award along with the best video award. Till now he had released 11 solo albums the “Father of Asahd” being the latest released in 2019.
Besides being one of the best disc jockey and singer, he had also acted in some films. He also
had written a book named “The Key” which’s his biography. He is a songwriter and had written a number of great hits such as don’t shoot, hold you down, I got the keys and many more.
Reason for being called as DJ:
Working for radio shows had been a great part of Khaled carrier, and he had worked for Jazz-99 for many years as a radio jockey and this profession became part of his name.
Being a millionaire:
DJ Khaled net worth estimated in 2019 was around 35 million dollars, and it is believed most of this money came from the albums he had been producing.