Khaled Mohammed Khaled, born on November 26, 1975, and professionally known as D.J. Khaled, is an American D.J., music producer, and record executive. Khaled is best known for his catchphrase “Another One” and the series of successful songs and albums he’s created. He’s a multi-awarded, international celebrity with insane talent and over a decade of success behind him. He’s released more than 10 albums and has a bright personality that has captivated millions of followers all around the world. Today we celebrate this incredible artist’s birthday! Join us, and let us get into it.
Khaled Mohammed Khaled, A.K.A. D.J. Khaled, is an American D.J., album producer, and record executive incredibly popular within the community. Born on November 26, 1975, in New Orleans, Louisiana, Khaled is of Palestinian descent, as his parents moved to the U.S. years before. He comes from a family of artists, with his brother Alec being an actor and both his father and his mother musicians. Khaled developed an interest in music through them and worked in a Merry-Go-Round record store, strengthening his interests.
Before fame, Khaled was a radio host on 99 Jamz and worked with Terror Squad, Lil Wayne, and other big names. In 2006, he released his debut studio album, “Listennn… the Album.” It gained gold certification and was soon followed by the D.J.’s sophomore album, “We the Best” (2007), which rose to the top 20 charts. The single ‘I’m So Hood,’ which features huge industry names such as T-Pain, Trick Daddy, Plies, and Rick Ross, peaked at number 28 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 and 11 on the U.S. Hot Rap Tracks chart. The D.J. released his third studio album, “We Global,” in 2008. It featured Akon, Rick Ross, Trick Daddy, Lil’ Boosie, Kanye West, and many more. That year, Khaled won the D.J. of the Year award at the B.E.T. Hip Hop Awards and Ozone Awards. He was subsequently appointed the President of Def Jam South in 2009. Khaled released “Victory,” his fourth studio album, in 2010. It featured appearances from Drake to Lil Wayne, Snoop Dogg, Nelly, and more. The single ‘All I Do Is Win,’ which features Ludacris, Snoop Dogg, and T-Pain, was certified triple-platinum by the R.I.A.A. Throughout his career, Khaled has released 12 studio albums. His fifth one, “We the Best Forever” (2011), brought him international fame. This album featured ‘I’m on One,’ his first top ten hit. His ninth album, “Major Key” (2016), debuted at number one on the Billboard 200. The album was also certified gold and even received a Best Rap Album Grammy nomination.
Khaled’s 10th studio album “Grateful” (2017) featured ‘I’m the One’ and ‘Wild Thoughts’ which topped the charts. His most recent album was released in 2021 and titled “Khaled Khaled.” The D.J. is a globally recognized record producer and executive. Through him, several musicians and artists have garnered fame. As one with immense success, Khaled’s personal life is under wraps. However, it is known that he is married to Nicole Tuck, and they have two sons, Asahd and Aalam.
Khaled releases “Listennn... the Album.”
Khaled releases “We Global” which is his third studio album.
Khaled gets appointed as the President of Def Jam South.
Khaled releases “Major Key.”
Khaled wins a Grammy for Best Rap/Sung Performance for his song, “Higher.”
Why We Love DJ Khaled
Khaled is one of the most talented record producers and executives of the present day. His work results in hit songs every time.
Khaled is known for displaying affluence, motivational quotes, and insights. He inspires his fans.
He’s down to earth
Despite his fame, wealth, and success, Khaled is very down to earth. He relates with his fans in person.
5 Surprising Facts
His nickname was Arab Attack
Khaled quickly discontinued it after the September 11 attacks, as he found the name to be disrespectful to the victims.
He’s been in movies
Khaled made an appearance in “Spies in Disguise” (2019) and “Bad Boys for Life” (2020).
Although he might not fit the description of a conventional Muslim, he describes himself as a devout one.
He’s an author
Khaled wrote a book titled “The Keys,” published in 2016.
50 Cent threatened him
In 50 Cent’s “A Psychic Told Me” music video, there’s footage of Khaled’s mother and her workplace, and he speaks of harming her in the song.
DJ Khaled FAQs
Does D.J. Khaled own a private jet?
Yes, Khaled has flaunted his Gulfstream G650 P.J. on social media.
What Maybach does D.J. Khaled own?
Khaled has several luxury cars, including a 2012 Maybach 57s.
How often does D.J. Khaled cut his hair?
Khaled gets two to three haircuts a week.
DJ Khaled’s birthday dates