Wiz Khalifa Net Worth, Money and More

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Net Worth – 20 Million Dollars

Rapper/Singer/Songwriter/Actor

wiz khalifa

Cameron Jibril Thomaz was born on september 8 , 1987 and we better know him by the stage name of Wiz Khalifa. After the release of his debut album he signed to Warner Bros. Records in 2007. His stage name is derived from Khalifa, an arabic word meaning “successor” and wisdom which was shortened to Wiz when Khalifa was a young boy. He later stated that the name also came from being called young Wiz because he was literally good at everything and his grandad was a Muslim. Born to parents serving for the US military service, Khalifa has managed to won many hearts with his hip hop music and songs. Today he is more famous for being a resident of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania where he eventually settled with his family after spending time in different countries like Germany, Japan, United Kingdom and the Netherlands.

 

Early life and Career

The American songwriter, singer and rapper started writing hip hop songs at a very young age of 9 and recorded his first rap at the age of 12. So he was a child prodigy. Khalifa came into limelight in 2005 after releasing his first mixtape titled Prince of the City. In 2006 he released his first full length album named “Show and Prove”. After the super hit hip hop single “Black and Yellow” which reached number 1 on the Billboard Hot 100, he quickly climbed the ladder of fame. “Black and Yellow” later sold over 3 million copies. Wiz Khalifa has emerged as one the top rappers not only in USA but also globally. He was discovered at the age of 16 by fellow Pittsburgh native Benjy Grinberg and soon signed Khalifa to a recording and management deal. Khalifa had to part ways with Warner Bros. Records in July 2009 after numerous delays in releasing his planned debut album under warner Bros. Khalifa later stated that ” I am happy to be moving on with all of my material and having a chance to be in control of my next moves”.

 

 

Earnings

In 2010-2011 he performed in more than 100 shows world over and earned over 11 million dollars becoming one of the richest rappers in USA. Khalifa’s total earnings and net wealth has earned him the eleventh spot in the Forbes Cash Kings List. The hugely popular rapper once said in a news conference that he will earn more than 100 million dollars in 2012. Khalifa earns somewhere between 70,000 dollars to 100,000 dollars per night. In addition to these live events and concerts , the rapper also earns through album and merchandise sale.

Yearly Earnings

2010 – 5 Million Dollars

2011 – 11 Million Dollars

2012 –  9 Million Dollars

2013 – 12 Million Dollars

Highest Earning Hip Hop Stars

1. Diddy ($50 million)
2. Jay Z ($43 million)
3. Dr. Dre ($40 million)
4. Nicki Minaj ($29 million)
5. Birdman ($21 million)
6. Kanye West ($20 million)
7. Lil Wayne ($16 million)
8. Wiz Khalifa ($14 million)
9. Ludacris ($12 million)
10. Pitbull ($11 million)

 

Net Worth

Pennsylvania home

khalifa pennsylvania home

The rapper has purchased a 2.8 care private wooded area with a lavish residence in Canonsburg, Pennsylvania. The 3891 square feet house has five bedrooms, four environmental friendly bathrooms and master suite guest house. The hosue was purchased for a whopping 900,000 dollars. The best part of the house are the brazilian koa floors which look fabulous and match with the overall tone of the house. Second best part is that this house is just 25 miles away from the school where khalifa studied.

Cars

Dodge Challenger SRT 8

khalifa dodge challenge SRT 8

A proud owner of the Dodge Challenger SRT 8 and powered with a 3.6 liter V6 engine that produces 305 hp. It also has some fascinating features like auto climate control, keyless entry, keyless start. side airbags and revised suspensions. The car can go from 0- 60 in just 6.4 seconds. The interiors are very luxurious and elegant. The car is right now available at a price of around 32,000 dollars.

Porsche Carrera 911

khalifa porsche

This is his latest edition to the garage. A Porsche Carrera 911 is just what was missing from the collections. Perfect for someone like Khalifa and suits his personality to the core. Daring satire looks just like Khalifa.

Chevrolet Chevelle SS Convertible

khalifa chevrolet

Chevrolet was his second car but he wrecked it recently and escaped unhurt himself. The accident happened after a Khalifa kept on driving after smoking up and lost control of the car. consequently a case of hit and run has been registered against him and trial still under process.

 

Relationships and Personal Life

khalifa na nunn

Wiz Khalifa has dated a reality show star Natalie Nunn.

khalifa and rose

His relationship with Nunn ended when he was attracted to model Amber Rose. Their relationship has been controversial since the day they have been together. One such controversy is the confrontation with rapper Kanye West, former lover of Amber Rose. Khalifa began dating her in 2011 and became engaged on 1st March 2012. The couple got married on 8th July 2013 with a wedding celebration planned for later in the year. They together have a son, Sebastian taylor Thomaz born on 21st February, 2013. They are currently residing ins the rapper’ Pennsylvania house

 

Controversies

The rapper has kept no secrets and openly admitted to his addiction to marijuana on numerous occasions publicly. On april 21, 2012 he was busted by the metro Nashville Police Department for the possession of marijuana when he was in town for an event in Vanderbilt University. Khalifa has also confessed that he spends almost 10,000 dollars each month on his infamous habit of smoking up.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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