|DJ Khaled Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 6½ in|
|Date of Birth||November 26, 1975|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
DJ Khaled is an American DJ, record executive, record producer, and media personality who released his debut studio album, Listennn… the Album, in 2006 and has released a number of albums which include We the Best, We the Best Forever, Victory, Suffering from Success, Father of Asahd, We Global, Grateful, I Changed a Lot, Kiss the Ring, Major Key, and Khaled Khaled. In addition to his musical pursuits, he has also been a part of movies and shows like Spies in Disguise, Tyler Perry’s Young Dylan, Demi Lovato: Dancing with the Devil, Pitch Perfect 3, Bad Boys for Life, All-Star Weekend, and Shottas. Moreover, he authored the book titled The Keys and it was featured on the New York Times Best Seller list.
Khaled Mohamed Khaled
DJ Khaled, Khaled, Terror Squad, The Don Dada, Mr. Miami, Beat Novacane, Arab Attack
New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
DJ Khaled went to Dr. Phillips High School in Orlando.
A&R, Record Producer, DJ, Radio Personality, Rapper, Hype Man
- Father – was a musician and played Arab music.
- Mother – played Arab music.
- Siblings – Alec Ledd (Alaa Khaled) (Brother) (Actor)
DJ Khaled has been represented by United Talent Agency, Talent Agency, Beverly Hills, California, United States.
Hip hop, R&B
Turntables, Keyboards, Sampler, Vocals
We the Best, Republic Records, Roc Nation, Epic Records, Young Money Entertainment, Cash Money Records, Terror Squad, Def Jam South, RED, Koch
5 ft 6½ in or 169 cm
117.5 kg or 259 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
DJ Khaled has dated –
- Nicole Tuck – Khaled started dating Nicole Tuck well before he became famous. Nicole was with him during his initial struggling days in the Miami music scene. However, their relationship hasn’t been completely free of controversy. In July 2013, Khaled professed his love for Nicki Minaj and even showed off a $500,000 engagement ring as part of his marriage proposal. He later claimed that he was just showing his appreciation for Nicki. In 2016, he got engaged with Nicole. She gave birth to a son, Asahd Tuck Khaled in October 2016. On January 20, 2020, the couple welcomed their 2nd son, Aalam Tuck Khaled.
Race / Ethnicity
He has Palestinian ancestry.
- Short cropped hairstyle
- Bushy beard
- Overweight body
DJ Khaled has endorsed/appeared in TV commercials for –
- Silk Almond Milk (2016)
- TurboTax from Intuit (January 2017)
- CÎROC Mango
- 22 Days Nutrition
- Bang & Olufsen
- Diamond Supply Co.
- Finga Licking
In February 2022, DJ Khaled was seen in Intuit Quickbook and Mailchimp‘s “Super Bowl” commercial.
Best Known For
- Being the radio host of WEDR, a Miami-based urban music radio station
- His role as DJ in the hip hop group Terror Squad
DJ Khaled released his debut studio album Listennn… the Album in June 2006 which reached #3 on US’s Top Rap Albums.
As an actor, DJ Khaled first appeared in the 2002 action crime film Shottas as Richie’s Henchman.
Khaled eats egg whites daily.
He does several exercises at home. He does elliptical, stretches, different exercises involving bodyweight, etc. Have a look at this video where he explains his workout regime.
DJ Khaled Favorite Things
- Animal – Lion
- Album – Til Shiloh by Reggae singer Buju Banton
- Athlete – Michael Jordan
- Sneakers – Jordan 3s
- Food – Soul Food
- Books – Quran
Source – US Magazine
DJ Khaled Facts
- Before becoming a successful DJ, he used to work at a New Orleans record store Odyssey. However, he was fired from the job for making phone calls to record companies from the office phone.
- DJ Khaled is the co-owner of the Finga Licking, a Miami-based garden restaurant.
- He loves to collect sneakers and his sneakers collection is in thousands.
- He decided to drop his Arab Attack moniker in aftermath of the September 11 twin tower attack as he believed it would be disrespectful towards the terrorist attack victims.
- His popularity bounced off the charts in late 2015 after he started a Snapchat series that highlighted his keys to success.
- In November 2016, he published a book titled, The Keys, which featured his real-life anecdotes and his views on what it takes to become successful.
- He provided vocals to the character of Ears, an H.T.U.V. specialist in communications and ultrasonics who is paired with Eyes, in the computer-animated spy comedy film, Spies in Disguise, in 2019.
- He appeared as Manny the Butcher in the 2020 action comedy film, Bad Boys for Life, starring Will Smith, Martin Lawrence, Vanessa Hudgens, Alexander Ludwig, Charles Melton, Nicky Jam, Joe Pantoliano, and others.
- In January 2021, he started a joint OnlyFans account with rapper Fat Joe.
- On April 30, 2021, he released his 12th studio album named Khaled Khaled via We the Best Music, Terror Squad Entertainment, and Epic Records. It included songs like This Is My Year (ft. A Boogie wit da Hoodie, Big Sean, Rick Ross, and Puff Daddy), Greece (ft. Drake), Thankful (ft. Lil Wayne and Jeremih), Big Paper (ft. Cardi B), I Did It (ft. Post Malone, Megan Thee Stallion, Lil Baby, and DaBaby), and Let It Go (ft. Justin Bieber and 21 Savage).
- In April 2021, he sold his 10,681 square feet Los Angeles-based mansion for $12.5 million.
- In August 2021, DJ Khaled revealed that he, his wife Nicole Tuck, and their 2 sons – Asahd and Aalam were previously tested positive for COVID-19 and had later recovered from the virus.
- DJ Khaled has an e-commerce website @ wethebeststore.com.
- On May 9, 2021, DJ Khaled landed at #1 on Billboard 200 with his latest set Khaled Khaled.
- In March 2022, DJ Khaled, Mariah Carey, and Latto teamed up for the release of the official remix of Latto‘s 2021 song, Big Energy.