Wiz Khalifa is one of the richest rappers in the world. We bring you a complete write-up of the net worth of Wiz Khalifa, earnings, age, biography, and more.
Wiz Khalifa is an American rapper and singer/songwriter. He started recording music in a studio at age of 15, the management of the studio was so struck by his lyrics that they allowed him to record tracks for free.
Khalifa originally introduced himself to music in 2006 when he dropped his debut studio album “Show and Prove,” and signed a record contract with Warner Bros. Records in 2007. After his debut album was released he began seeing significant success in the industry. Read our recent article on Big Sean’s Net Worth.
How Much Is The Net Worth Of Wiz Khalifa?
Wiz Khalifa has a net worth of $70 million. In 2013, The “Black and Yellow” hitmaker was ranked 8th on the list of The World’s 20 Highest-Paid Hip-Hop Artists with a net worth of $14 million at then by Forbes.
Wiz Khalifa’s net worth places him on the list of the top 50 richest rappers around the globe. Aside from making money from his music, the rapper also has other making-money endeavours that fetch him a lot of money.
How Does Wiz Khalifa Make His Money?
Wiz Khalifa makes his money through his YouTube channel, album sales, concert tickets, stage performances, and features.
The rapper made about $28 million from his marijuana strain, Khalifa Kush, and his “Weed Farm” app. His app has been downloaded 5 million times since its release. Khalifa is also the owner of the Taylor Gang Entertainment record label which has big artists signed on it, including Ty Dolla $ign and Juicy J.
In 2016, Wiz 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.
Wiz Khalifa is also into the real estate business. Wiz and his son Sebastian lived in a house in the Los Angeles suburb of Encino. He purchased a 6,000-square-foot home for 3.5 million, it features five bedrooms, six and a half bathrooms, a large Kitchen with state-of-the-art appliances and fixtures, a smart security system, multiple fireplaces, a built-in wine bar, and a home theatre, and an abundance of closet space.
In the house’s backyard are a barbecue area and outdoor kitchen, a swimming pool and spa, and a pool house with its own bathroom.
In 2022, Khalifa bought a newly-constructed home in Encino for $7.6 million, and it spans over 8,000 square feet with 6 bedrooms and 7 bathrooms.
Wiz Khalifa’s Biography
Born Cameron Jibril Thomaz in Minot, North Dakota, on September 8, 1987, to military parents. At the age of 3, Khalifa’s parents divorced. As a military brat, his parent’s military service had him moving frequently around on various occasions.
Khalifa had lived in Germany, U.K, and Japan before permanently settling in Pittsburgh with his mother where he had his high school education at Taylor Allderdice High School. He started writing and performing his own lyrics before his teen days.
Thomaz is well known on stage as Wiz Khalifa. He got his stage name from Khalifa, an Arabic word meaning “successor” or ” wisdom,” which was abridged to Wiz when he was a teenager.
In 2004, Wiz Khalifa was discovered by Grinberg at the age of 16 who signed him to his record label, Rostrum Records.
In 2005, under Rostrum records, Wiz Khalifa dropped his first mixtape “Prince of the City: Welcome to Pistovania.” He followed it by welcoming his debut studio album “Show and Prove” in 2006 and was declared the “artist to watch” by Rolling Stone.
Wiz Khalifa released two mixtapes “Grow Season” and “Prince of the City 2” in 2007 via Rostrum Records. Same period he signed a recording agreement with Warner Bros. Records and dropped the “Say Yeah” single.
Fast forward to September 2008, he released the “Star Power” mixtape and “Flight school,” in April 2009 all released through Rostrum Records.
In the summer of 2009, Wiz departed Warner Bros. Records after a few years with the label due to several delays in dropping his planned debut album “First Fight.” Khalifa’s first smash single was “Black And Yellow” which made it number one on the Billboard Hot 100.
Throughout Wiz Khalifa’s career, he has released seven studio albums: Show and Prove (2006), Deal or No Deal (2009), Rolling Papers(2011), Mac & Devin Go To School with Snoop Dogg(2011), O.N.I.F.C(2012), Blacc Hollywood(2014), and Rolling Papers 2(2018).
He has also recorded successful singles including “See You Again” ft. Charlie Puth, which peaked at number one in several countries as well as Roll Up, Young, Wild & Free featuring X Snoop Dogg featuring Bruno Mars.
Khalifa also released Work Hard, Play Hard, We Own It(Fast&Furious) X 2 Chainz, and Sucker for Pain X Lil Wayne, Imagine Dragons, Logic, and Ty Dolla Sign ft X Ambassadors.
Khalifa was featured in Uma Thurman’s remix by Fall Out Boy in 2015. He came up with Pull Up single in 2016 to promote Rolling Paper 2 album, which was dropped on July 13, 2018.
Personal Life Of Wiz Khalifa
Wiz has a long list of women he has dated, starting from Natalie Nunn, a reality television star in 2010. He then began dating Draya Michelle, an actress.
In 2011, Wiz Khalifa started dating model Amber Rose, and they got married on July 8, 2013. The couple shared a son, Sebastian Taylor. They broke up in 2014 and share joint custody of their son in 2015.
What Is The Height Of Wiz Khalifa?
Wiz Khalifa stands 6 feet 4 inches(1.93 m) tall. The rapper weighs 78 kg(172 lbs) and has black hair and dark brown eyes. Wiz frequently hits the gym that is why he is always in great physical shape.
Where Do Most Of Wiz Khalifa’s Money Come From?
Wiz Khalifa makes a lot of money from his music career through streams, royalties, concert ticket sales, and tours, which has brought in an estimated amount of $36 million.
He has a Youtube channel with over 25 million subscribers. It brings in approximately $15 million, advertising contracts with $11 million, merchandise sales with $8 million, and music sales with an average of $2.6 million.
His Youtube channel has subscribers across the globe and it fetches him a lot of money. He has collaborated with numerous famous companies that he represents. Wiz Khalifa has a brand of products that he sells on online shopping sites, including Amazon and many more.
How To Calculate Wiz Khalifa’s Net Worth?
To calculate the net worth of Wiz Khalifa is to calculate his assets, which include everything he owns and has control over. Assets can be investments, shares, money, cash deposits, or any equity he has in a house, car, and similar assets. So now in other to calculate his net worth you subtract all his liabilities from his total wealth. Then you can use this information to determine the rough estimate of his net worth.
Here Is A Breakdown Of His Net Worth;
Wiz Khalifa has a total net worth of $70million. He takes home over $200,000 as a monthly salary and makes $20 million as his yearly income.
Wiz earnings from the last 5 years, starting from $30 million(2018), $40 million(2019), $55 million(2020), $65 million(2021), and $70 million(2022).
Frequently Asked Questions
What Is The Real Name Of Wiz Khalifa?
Wiz Khalifa’s real name is Cameron Jibril Thomaz. He derived his stage moniker from an Arabic word meaning Successor or wisdom.
What Is The Real Age Of Wiz Khalifa?
Khalifa was born on September 8, 1987. He is currently 34 years as of the time of this writing. He grew up in Pittsburg where it all began.
What Is The Net Worth Of Wiz Khalifa?
As of 2022, Wiz Khalifa has a net worth of $70 million.
Who Is Wiz Khalifa’s Girlfriend?
Wiz Khalifa and Winnie Harlow have been in a relationship for a year from 2018 to 2019. The rapper is reported to be dating an Instagram model, Aimee Aguilar.
Who Is Wiz Khalifa’s Agent?
Wiz Khalifa’s manager is Will Dzombark, one of the famous people in the music industry. He is well known for his role in growing the career of the Grammy nominee and his Taylor Gang Entertainment.
What Is Weed Farm?
Wiz Khalifa is one of the richest rappers in the American music industry with a net worth of $70 million. He has a lot of other business endeavours including Khalifa Kush, a weed farm, and many more. However, the rapper makes most of his money from his music career through album sales, and royalties from various streaming platforms such as Spotify, apple music, youtube, and many more. He also got paychecks from endorsement deals and his music record label Taylor Gang Entertainment.