Wiz Khalifa whose is an actor, a rapper and one of the best singers and a songwriter we have in the industry. Khalifa has earned a living from music, which ha in return, made him one of the most famous rappers in the industry. Recently his love for Marijuana, which possibly made him visit Pablo Escobar’s grave recently, has made him even launch his line of marijuana products, which possibly is a money marketing tool. So how did a young rapper such as Wiz Khalifa amass such a fortune as reflected on his net worth figures?
Born Cameron Jibril Thomaz to military parents in 1987 in the state of North Dakota Wiz Khalifa has lived a childhood life that has been characterized by moving. He had lived in Japan, UK, Germany, even though the parents divorced when he was just three years old.
He went to school at Taylor Allderdice High School, which is located at Pittsburg, where they finally settled. His stage name Khalifa means Successor, and wiz is just the short form of wisdom.
Today Wiz Khalifa is a father of a child they had with a model Amber Rose whom he dated and married in 2013, although she filed for divorce in 2015.
Wiz Khalifa’s career kicked off way back when he was just 16 years old when he signed with Rostrum Records and got to release his first mixtape Prince of the City Welcome to Pistol Vania in the year 2006. Later that year, he released his debut studio album titled Show and Prove, which made him named an artist to watch.
The following year he released two mixtapes, namely Prince of the City 2 and Grew season with Rostrum Records before signing to Warner Bros. Records. At Warner Bros, he released several songs with them and even a mixtape. Some of the songs he did are “Say Yeah,” and a mixtape Star Power and Flight School.
Between 2009 and 2010, Wiz Khalifa released several songs, several mixtapes, and even a studio album. Some of the songs he released are “Teach U to Fly,” How Fly mixtape, Burn After Rolling, Kush and Orange Juice, between 2010 and 2012 he released other several hit songs such as “ Black and Yellow,” his first studio album Rolling Papers which debuted on Billboard 200 at position two and secured him a nomination at BET.in 2012 he released his second studio album titled O.N.I.F.C which had hit songs such as “Remember You,” and “ Work Hard Play Hard.”
From 2013 to present, he released the Blacc Hollywood album in 2013 as his fifth studio album, Cabin fever three mixtapes in 2015, and the Khalifa album in 2016. Khalifa has also appeared as an actor in several films and television shows such as High School 2, Ridiculousness 2012, The Eric Andre Show 2014, and American Dad 2016.
Awards & Achievements
Wiz Khalifa considering he hasn’t been releasing too many songs that have also impacted the number of awards he has received. So far, some of the awards he has won are 1 BET Award, 3 Billboard Music Awards, and 2 Teen Choice Awards.
Net Worth & Salary of Wiz Khalifa
Wiz Khalifa’s net worth has been estimated to be $60 million. Most of his earning has been through music sales amounting to $2.6 million, concert ticket sales amounting to $36 million, YouTube Channel amounting to $15 million, Endorsement deals amounting to around $11 million, and also merchandising averaging $8 million. He is also making some money from The Cookie Company, which sells Khalifa Kush or rather Cannabis.
Wiz Khalifa is one of the best rappers we do have in the world today. His music, though, advocates for the use of cannabis and promotes its use; we can acknowledge that he has a bright future if the weed doesn’t get the better of him.