One of the most famous American rappers and songwriters, Wiz Khalifa, is gaining more and more fame and popularity as each day goes by. He managed to get on the top 50 list of the wealthiest rappers in the world. If you want to know what are his earning, stay with us until the end of the article.
Cameron Jibril Thomaz’s zodiac sign is Virgo, as he was born on September 8, 1987. He was born in Minot, in North Dakota, one of the states in the United States of America. He comes from a military family, as his mother and father were both involved in it.
Because of their careers, the family had to move more than once. They lived in Germany, the United Kingdom, and Japan. In the end, they settled in the United States of America.
When he was 16 years old, Wiz Khalifa managed to get a contract with Rostrum Records. He published some mixtapes, and most famous of them was Prince of the City: Welcome to Pistolvania. Later he went to Warner Bros. Records in 2007.
During that time, he published many hit songs, and he joined forces with many prominent names in the rapping game industry. Those include The Game, Play-n-Skillz, and David Banner, amongst others. He stayed with Warner Bros.
Records for two years, and in 2009 he returned to work with Rostrum Records. However, the rapper didn’t stay there for long, and in 2010, he went on to sign a contract with Atlantic Records.
That was when he started to achieve the fame he has today. Black and Yellow emerged, and the immediate success followed shortly after the single was released. The song managed to get to the top of the US Billboard chart in 2011.
In April 2012, he published his next album titled the Only Nigga in First Class, most commonly known as O.N.I.F.C. the album hit second place o the Billboards charts. Work Hard Play Hard, and Remember You arose, and they were also massive hits.
See You Again is a song the American rapper and songwriter created in the loving memory of the deceased Paul Walker, the actor from Fast and Furious, who tragically died in a car crash.
At the Billboard Music Award Show in 2015, the songwriter performed with Fallout Boys, and then they decided to start touring together. The tour was titled The Boys of Zummer tour, and they took Hoodie Allen with them.
Khalifa was his next album, and that was published in 2016. In that same year, a partnership between Benjy Grinberg and Wiz Khalifa that lasted for ten years unfortunately ended. The rapper sued his former partner, and he got $1 million as a result.
Awards and Achievements
In 2010, the American rapper was titled Rookie of The Year by The Source, and a year later, he received Best New Artist award during BET Award. Over the next nine years, more awards followed, like Top New Artist in 2012 during Billboard Music Awards, and Top Rap Song in 2016 for his single See You Again.
He also had many nominations, like People’s Choice Award, MTV Video Music Awards, Grammy and MTV Europe Music Awards. He was even nominated for a Golden Globe in 2016 for See You Again.
When he was on a Waken Baken tour, he got arrested for possession of marijuana in 2010. In 2014 he got sponsors for marijuana, as he was an active user, which he stated that himself. Cookie Company is a medical marijuana dispensed, and they are now selling Khalifa Kush strain. The rapper mentioned how he gives $10,000 on cannabis every month.
In 2011, Amber Rose and Wiz Khalifa started dating, and they even got engaged in 2012. A year later, they got married, and they welcomed their first child, whom they named Sebastian Taylor. Unfortunately, the couple got divorced.
In 2015 Rose filed for divorce due to irreconcilable differences. When it came to their son, they came to an agreement and are sharing custody over Sebastian Taylor.
Wiz Khalifa Net Worth 2020
Ever since his debut album Show & Prove came out in 2006, he had nothing but success and increased wealth. Today, his estimated net worth is around $45 million.