Shahid Khan known by his stage name Naughty boy is an English DJ, songwriter and record producer, musician and rapper. His first major work was his songwriting and production for Chipmunk’s “Diamond Rings,” a playfool ska-rooted single that featured a pre-fame Emeli Sande and reached the top 10 in his native U.K. For Diamond Rings Naughty Boy for the first time worked with Emily Sande and later they formed a writing and production partnership.
Naughty Boy is best known for his song “La La La” featuring Sam Smith. Before coming to the timeline he was working out of a tiny shed in Watford. He also worked at Dominos Pizza and Watford General Hospital. At present he runs his own production company called Naughty Boy Recordings.
Shahid Khan born on New Year’s Day 1985, he grew up in a terraced house in Watford. He is the son of Pakistani immigrants. He pursued music seriously after he dropped out of London Guildhall University and worked a number of unsatisfying jobs. His dad was a taxi driver, his mum a housewife, and financially not too good. He shared room with his sister who has seen his growing obsession with music.
In his childhood he learnt playing piano and recorded his own songs. In an interview with BBC he said that he a bit shy about that side of his and didn’t wanted to say that he has learned playing piano because at that time everyone was playing football. Khan applied to The Princes Trust in 2005, where he was awarded a grant of £5,000. Prince Trust has a scheme where they want to help people who they feel can set up their own business.
In 2006, he appeared on the UK edition of Deal or No Deal, where he won £44,000. He used the money to set up a studio in his parents’ garden shed, and to fly unknown Scottish singers down from Glasgow. In 2012, Naughty Boy signed a three-year publishing deal with Sony TV, as well as a recording contract to release one album under Virgin EMI Records. Naughty Boy released his debut album Hotel Cabana in 2013. His song “La La La,” featuring Sam Smith, was released in May 2013 and topped the U.K chart, which set the stage for the August release of Hotel Cabana, Khan’s guest-loaded debut album for Virgin.
It’s an ambitious, quasi-conceptual album that also features vocal contributions from Smith, Tinie Tempah, Professor Green, Ella Eyre, Ed Sheeran and Bastille. After working on his own album, in 2013 Khan resumed production for other artists as well. Britney Spears, who is the biggest pop star in the world, is one of them. He worked on pop records for American singer, as well as joining Spears’ session s with producer William Orbit.
Naughty Boy Net Worth in year 2017 is approximately $3.5 Million US Dollars
Thanks to his successful career Naughty Boy managed to amass sizable fortune. Naughty boy has an estimated net worth of $3.5 Million US dollars as of 2017. His financial track is not that simple as he struggled for all these. In addition, he earns a fair amount of money through ads, endorsements and his production house (Naughty Boy Recordings). The estimated net worth includes stocks, properties and luxury goods such as yachts and private airlines. His net worth will show a significant growth in year 2017.
Naughty Boy Assets
According to Pineplug, Median American Wealth is 100 times less then Shahid Khan. There is not an exact figure of his car collection and other assets. Looking at the graph of his success, his worth is expected to increase exponentially in the next few years.
One of the amazing moment of his life, his debut song “La La La” which was announced #1 in the United Kingdom while he was driving his car and radio was on. Same song won the Mobo Awards for best song category in 2013. In 2015, “La La La” nominated song of the year for iHeartRadio Music Awards. In year 2016 “Running’(Lose It All)” was nominated for Brit Awards and in the same year, “Running” was also nominated for song of the year for BBC Music Award.
Year 2017 suppose to be a busy year for Naughty Boy. He could release one of the last ever songs ever to be recorded by the late George Michael. Naughty boy shared that he was in the studio with singer just weeks before he died. He added that he wants to pay tribute to an amazing singer.
The 32 year old producer travelled from Dominos to Naughty Boy recording production house. Drop out from university to a songwriter, producer, rapper and musician. “I just want to change the game, but in the purest way possible,” he added. He is the perfect example of simplicity and turning dream into reality.