DJ Khaled is an American DJ, record executive, and record producer. He first gained prominence as a radio host in the 1990s on the radio station 99 Jamz and translated his popularity by working with Terror Squad as a DJ for their live performances.
After gaining production credits on the group’s material, Khaled released his debut studio album Listennn… the Album in 2006, which earned gold certification.
Khaled followed it with We the Best (2007), which contained the top 20 single “I’m So Hood”. His subsequent two releases — We Global (2008) and Victory (2010) — were released after he founded the record label We the Best Music Group.
Both albums charted in the top ten on the US Billboard 200, with the latter containing the single “All I Do Is Win”, which was eventually certified triple platinum.
DJ Khaled’s Parents And Siblings
Khaled was born on November 26, 1975, in New Orleans, Louisiana, to Palestinian parents who immigrated to the United States. His brother, Alec Ledd (Alaa Khaled), is an actor.
His musician parents played Arabic music, and Khaled started developing an interest in rap and soul music at a young age, and his parents supported his interest.
He worked in a local Merry-Go-Round record store, which helped to lay the foundations for his musical career.
DJ Khaled’s Wife And Children
Nicole Tuck, DJ Khaled’s longtime lover, is his wife. Two kids were born to the couple. On October 23, 2016, Asahd Tuck Khaled, their son, was born.
Following his live Snapchat clip of the birth, Khaled attracted widespread attention. Tuck gave birth to Aalam Tuck Khaled, their second son, on January 20, 2020.
In a gated neighborhood in Los Angeles, California called Mulholland Estates, Khaled bought Robbie Williams’s previous home in January 2017. Khaled spent $25.9 million on a waterfront mansion in Miami in 2018. Khaled has identified as an ardent Muslim.