Wiz Khalifa Net Worth Revealed

The rapper from Pennsylvania has a net worth of $20 million. He was born as Cameron Jibril Thomaz but everyone knows him better as Wiz Khalifa. He has improved in leaps and bounds ever since making his debut with the album Shove and Prove in 2006.

  • The rapper is known for his love of marijuana; he proclaims to spend $10,000 on weed every month.
  • His parents both served in the military and they resided in many places such as Germany, Japan and United Kingdom.
  • Wiz Khalifa takes inspiration from the likes of Jimi Hendrix, The Notorious B.I.G and Bone Thugs N Harmony.
  • Wiz once paid $300,000 as bail for possession and trafficking of marijuana.

Although Wiz Khalifa released a couple of albums prior to Rolling Papers, he only gained worldwide star status after the release of the album Rolling Papers. The album was a massive success and the debut single Black and Yellow went on to claim the coveted number 1 spot on the Billboard Hot 100. It has since sold over 3 million singles. Atlantic Records oversaw the release of Rolling Papers and O.N.I.F.C. The latter album performed admirably sales wise banking on the success of the singles Work Hard, Play Hard and Remember You. 

Khalifa’s parents couldn’t hold their marriage for long. They parted ways when Khalifa was only 3 years old. Over the years, he had to live in several countries such as Germany, United Kingdom and Japan owing to his parents’ military service. Wiz Khalifa derived his stage name from the Arabic word Khalifa which translates to successor; Wiz is simply the short form of Wisdom. He is currently married to model Amber Rose. They married on July 8, 2013. They welcomed their first child, Sebastian Taylor, on February 21, 2013. 

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