The Most Loved Rapper Wiz Khalifa
Wiz Khalifa is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, and actor who has a net worth of $60 million. He released his debut album, “Show and Prove” in 2006.
As of 2022, Wiz Khalifa’s net worth is estimated to be $60 million, which put him on the list of the top 50 richest rappers in the world.
His single, “Say Yeah,” hit the Top 40 in 2008 and became his first hit. His stage name Khalifa is an Arabic word meaning “successor. Wiz is a shortened form of wisdom. He adopted his stage name as a young boy.
Wiz Khalifa was born Cameron Jibril Thomaz in Minot, North Dakota September 8, 1987. Today he is more famous for being a resident of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania where he eventually settled with his family after spending time in Germany, Japan and the United Kingdom.
Both of Wiz’s parents were in the military, hence the many moves around the world. Wiz Khalifa first became widely known after releasing the hit single, “Black and Yellow”, which reached #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 and eventually sold over 3 millions singles.
He has since gone on to release five studio albums. He was discovered in 2004 at the age of 16 by fellow Pittsburgh native Benjy Grinberg. Grinberg is the founder and President of Rostrum Records which soon signed Wiz to a recording and management deal.
Wiz was married model Amber Rose from 2013-2014. Amber and Wiz have a son Sebastian Taylor Thomaz, who was born in February 2013. Wiz is a very vocal proponent of marijuana and has claimed that he spends $10,000 a month on weed alone.
Khalifa released his debut studio album Show and Prove in 2006 and the album Deal or No Deal in 2010. His albums Rolling Papers in 2011 and O.N.I.F.C. in 2012 both reached #1 on the US Rap and US R&B charts and #2 on the Billboard 200 chart. Khalifa’s album Blacc Hollywood was released in 2014 and reached #1 on all three of those charts.
He also had success with his album Khalifa in 2016. His single “See You Again” (featuring Charlie Puth) reached #1 in the US, Australia, Canada, Germany, Ireland, New Zealand, Switzerland, and the UK.
Khalifa’s other popular singles include Roll Up, Young, Wild & Free (with Snoop Dogg featuring Bruno Mars), Work Hard, Play Hard, We Own It (Fast & Furious) (with 2 Chainz), and Sucker for Pain (with Lil Wayne, Imagine Dragons, Logic, and Ty Dolla Sign featuring X Ambassadors).
In 2005, Khalifa released Prince of the City: Welcome to Pistovania, his first mixtape. That led to his debut album “Show and Prove” in 2006. That same year, Rolling Stone called Khalifa an “artist to watch.
He released two more mixtapes with Rostrum Records: Grow Season in July 2007 and Prince of the City 2 in November 2007. That same year, he signed with Warner Bros. Records and released the single Say Yeah.In September 2008, he released the mixtape Star Power and in April 2009 “Flight School,” both through Rostrum Records.
Khalifa left Warner Bros. Records in the summer of 2009 after delays in releasing his planned debut album for the label “First Flight.” His first big hit single was “Black and Yellow,” which peaked at number one on the Billboard Hot 100.
As of 2020, Khalifa has released seven studio albums: 2006’s “Show and Prove,” 2009’s “Deal or No Deal,” 2011’s “Rolling Papers,” 2011’s “Mac & Devin Go To High School” (with Snoop Dogg), 2012’s “O.N.I.F.C., 2014’s “Blacc Hollywood,” and 2018’s “Rolling Papers 2.
Khalifa has released a number of successful singles including “See You Again” (featuring Charlie Puth), which reached number one in a number of countries as well as “Roll Up,” “Young, Wild & Free” (with Snoop Dogg featuring Bruno Mars), “Work Hard, Play Hard,” “We Own It (Fast & Furious)” (with 2 Chainz), and “Sucker for Pain” (with Lil Wayne, Imagine Dragons, Logic, and Ty Dolla Sign featuring X Ambassadors).
Khalifa was also featured on the remix of the song “Uma Thurman” by Fall Out Boy in early 2015. In May 2016, he released the single “Pull Up,” to promote promotion of his album, “Rolling Papers 2,” which was released on July 13, 2018.
|Net Worth:||$60 Million|
|Date of Birth:||Sep 8, 1987 (34 years old)|
|Height:||6 ft 3 in (1.93 m)|
|Profession:||Singer, Rapper, Actor, Singer-songwriter|
|Nationality:||United States of America|
Personal Life Story
Wiz was married to model Amber Rose from 2013-2014. Amber and Wiz have a son Sebastian Taylor Thomaz, who was born in February 2013.
The Pittsburgh City Council declared 12-12-12 (December 12, 2012) to be Wiz Khalifa Day in the city.
Wiz is a very vocal proponent of marijuana and has claimed that he spends $10,000 a month on weed alone and smokes daily.
As of early 2014, Khalifa no longer pays for cannabis and is sponsored by The Cookie Company, a medical marijuana dispenser which sells his “Khalifa Kush” (KK) strain, which he partnered with RiverRock Cannabis to create.
Also, in 2016 Khalifa was featured on VH1’s Martha and Snoop’s Potluck Dinner Club cooking show with Martha Stewart and Snoop Dogg where weed was the main ingredient.