Cameron Jibril Thomaz, best known by his stage name Wiz Khalifa, is an American rapper, songwriter, and actor. With a career spanning more than 10 years, Khalifa has given many chartbusters and is the most marketable rapper of our time.
Wiz Khalifa Biography
Wiz Khalifa was born on the 8th of September 1987 in Minot, North Dakota, United States of America. He is currently 34 years old.
|Birth Name||Cameron Jibril Thomaz|
|Nickname||Little Queer, Wiz Khalifa|
|Date of Birth||September 8, 1987|
|Place of Birth||Minot, North Dakota, U.S.|
|Age||34 years old|
|Profession||Singer, Rapper, Songwriter, Occasional Actor|
|Residence||Canonsburg, Pennsylvania, USA|
Family and Education
Khalifa’s parents are Laurence Thomaz and Peachie Wimbush. His parents served in the military and they divorced when Khalifa was about three years old. His older sister, Lala Thomas, died in 2017.
He went to Taylor Allderdice High School in the Squirrel Hill neighborhood of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Wiz Khalifa Wife and Love Life
He is currently in a relationship with Canadian model Winnie Harlow. They both started sating in 2018, which he confirmed through an Instagram post in July 2018. They made their first public appearance in November of that year
Wiz Khalifa started dating American model, Amber Rose in 2011. They got engaged on March 1, 2012, and married on July 8, 2013. Rose filed a divorce in September 2014 citing “irreconcilable differences”. They both have joint custody of their children. Khalifa and Rose together share a son named, Sebastian Taylor Thomaz (b. February 21, 2013).
He had previously dated reality TV star, Natalie Nunn and television star Deelishis.
|Height||Feet – 6 feet 4 inches|
Centimeters – 193 cm
Meters – 1.93 m
|Weight||Kilograms – 78 kg|
Pounds – 172 lbs
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
|Shoe Size||11 (US)|
Khalifa released his first mixtape, Prince of the City: Welcome to Pistolvania in 2005.
Wiz Khalifa released his debut studio album Show and Prove on September 5, 2006, by Rostrum Records. The album contains 17 singles making it a total length of about 70 minutes.
Wiz Khalifa made his acting debut playing the role of Timmy in the 2012 film Gangs of Roses 2: Next Generation.
Khalifa was a musical guest at the late-night talk show, Late Show, with David Letterman in 2011.
He has endorsed a handful of brands and products like Converse Shoes and Flat Fitty Hats to name a few.
- Rolling Stones declared Khalifa as the Artist to watch in 2006.
- Wiz was named the Rookie of the Year by The Source in 2010.
- In 2011, he bagged the BET Award for the Best New Artist.
- Wiz received Billboard Music Award for the Top New Artist in 2012. He also received the same for Top Hot 100 song and Top Rap song for See You Again in 2016.
- Wiz was named MTV’s hottest breakthrough MC of the year in 2010 with nearly 70,000 votes.
Wiz Khalifa Net Worth
As of 2023, Wiz Khalifa has an estimated net worth of $60 million. He makes money from singing, endorsement deals, album sales, world tours, and event appearances. He is one of the richest rappers in the world.
Khalifa lives in a lavish modern home in Canonsburg, Pennsylvania. He bought this house for a staggering $900,000 that spreads over 2.8 acres of wooded lands. The house sits on a 3,891 square feet living area that boasts five bedrooms, four full bathrooms, and a half bathroom.
He owns a Dodge Challenger SRT 8, powered by a 3.6-liter V6 engine that is good for 305 bhp. It cost him $31,800.
- Food – Turkey burgers
- Drink – Apple Juice
- Song – Booty from a Distance by Ugly God
- Musicians – Cam’ron, Mumford & Sons
- Sport – Football
- Rappers – Bone, Cam’ron, Big Daddy Kane, The Notorious B.I.G., Snoop Dogg
Social Media Portfolio
Wiz Khalifa Facts
Khalifa is a huge fan of all the sports teams of his town like Pittsburgh Steelers, Pittsburgh Penguins (NHL), Pittsburgh Pirates (MLB), Pittsburgh Power (Football).
Wiz Khalifa was featured on the cover of the Magazine XXL, for being in the annual list of Top 10 freshmen.
He started writing songs at the age of 9.
Wiz’s free mixtape ‘Kush and Orange Juice’ received so much popularity that it was the number one trending topic on Twitter with hashtags #kushandorangejuice and the most searched on Google.
He smokes weed daily. It is said that he spends $10,000 per month on marijuana.
Khalifa wants to cover up his whole body with tattoos. He got his first tattoo at the age of sixteen. The following year, he inked his stage name “Wiz Khalifa” on his body.
His stage name Khalifa was inspired by Arabic.