Wiz Khalifa or Cameron Jibril Thomaz is an Amercian rapper, actor, and songwriter who debuted his career in the music industry with his album named Show and Prove released in 2006. Born on September 8, 1987, he hails from Minot, North Dakota to parents’ in military service. At the age of 3, his parents separated. Khalifa has stayed in many countries like Germany, United Kingdom, and Japan and finally settled in Pittsburgh.
Rooted to his family where he carries his stage name “Wiz” which is a short form of “wisdom” and Khalifa an Arabic word meaning “successor” is given by his granddad who is Muslim.
Khalifa dated and married model Amber Rose and have a son who is in the joint custody post the separation of Khalifa and Amber.
Khalifa has also been honored by Pittsburgh City Council, where 12-12-12 i.e. December 12, 2012, has been declared as Wiz Khalifa Day.
Wiz Khalifa Net Worth in year 2017 is approximately $65 Million US Dollars
Wiz Khalifa’s net worth is $65 Million US dollars as of 2017. The net worth is built out of the various brands which the star endorses and the huge success of his album releases that started at the age of nine where he began writing hip-hops. The star also recorded his first rap at age 12 and since then 2005 year the actor has been touching new milestones with his commendable works. Khalifa also earns money through stage performances, album sales and merchandising, which just shoot his net worth.
Wiz Khalifa Assets
Wiz Khalifa owns Challenger SRT8 which is a perfect combination of style, luxury, and power system and costs around $31,800.
Khalifa also owns a house worth $ 900,000 which is in Canonsburg, 18 miles away from Pittsburgh.
The house is spread over 2.8 wooded acres and features five bedrooms, four full bathrooms, and a half bathroom. The house is made in eco-friendly concept and has striking features to impress.
Wiz Khalifa Business Model
The idea of starting a Weed Business prompted from his habit of smoking weed every day and planned to sell the same in partnership with Colorado-based River Rock Cannabis. Apart from this, he plans to put a label name of his own on all lines of marijuana, which includes a strain all his own, called Khalifa Kush.
The promotion of Khalifa Kush had also gotten him into some troubles where he was in a controversy of tweeting KK which was understood as Khalifa Kush instead the name of Kim Kardashian. This was set off mutually when both Khalifa and Kayne West sorted their differences.
Khalifa along with River Rock plans to sell various infused products and concentrates, which the two parties created together. The background of coming up with this idea is to raise awareness and end cannabis prohibition and of course his love for the green stuff.
The love for cannabis holds so much importance that he has mentioned this name in most of his songs and he is coming up with a new album titled Rolling Papers 2: The Weed Album. Another secret attached to this name of his new album is the deal with RAW rolling papers. Khalifa is a brand name who carries it through his love of things he likes in every work he does be it in music or business.
Wiz Khalifa’s work has given him so much recognition worldwide that he has been nominated and awarded at various platforms like Grammy Awards, People’s Choice Awards etc. Some of his famous albums are Show and Prove, Deal or No Deal, Blacc Hollywood. Films that he was featured in High School 2, Mac & Devin Go to High School etc. Apart from this, the actor has been constantly on the top charts for many music charts for a long period.
Wiz Khalifa has shown his mettle in whatever he loves he showcases it to the world and inspires many along with stepping on the foothold to make money out of his interest and things he loves to do as a person marking him as a professional too.