Cameron Jibril Thomaz, best known by his stage name as Wiz Khalifa, is an American rapper, songwriter and actor. With a career spanning more than 10 years, Khalifa has given many chart busters and the most marketable rapper of out time.
Check out Wiz Khalifa’s biography to know about his childhood, career, height, weight, affairs, girlfriend, cars, house, net worth, and facts.
Wiz Khalifa Biography
Cameron Jibril Thomaz
Little Queer, Wiz Khalifa
Singer, Rapper, Songwriter, Occasional Actor
Atlantic Records, Rostrum, Warner Bros, Taylor Gang
Birthday / Date of Birth
Khalifa was born on 8 September 1987 in Minot, North Dakota, United States.
He is currently 30 years old.
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
He went to Taylor Allderdice High School in Squirrel Hill neighborhood of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
His religious beliefs are unknown.
- Father – Laurence Thomaz
- Mother – Peachie Wimbush
- Siblings – Lala Thomas (Older Sister) (Died in 2017)
Amber Rose (m. July 2013 – div. September 2014)
Khalifa and Rose together share a son named, Sebastian Taylor Thomaz (b. February 21, 2013).
Wiz Khalifa has dated –
- Natalie Num (2010 – 2011) – The couple briefly dated.
- Amber Rose (2011 – 2014) – Wiz Khalifa started dating American model, Amber Rose in 2011. They got engaged on March 1, 2012 and married on July 8, 2013. Rosw filed divorce in September 2014 citing “irreconcilable differences”. They both have joint custody of their children.
- Deelishis (2014) – He had a fling with the television star Deelishis in 2014.
- In feet – 6 feet 4 inches
- In centimeters – 193 cm
- In meters – 1.93 m
- In Kilograms – 74 kg
- In Pounds – 163 lbs
- Measurements – 39-14-32
- Chest – 39 icnhes
- Biceps – 14 inches
- Waist – 32 inches
Wiz Khalifa wears a size 11 (US) shoe.
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.
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.
Wiz Khalifa Net worth
Wiz Khalifa has an estimated net worth of $45 million as of 2017. He makes money from singing, endorsement deals, album sales, world tours and event appearances. He is one of the richest rappers in the world.
Wiz Khalifa Favorites
- Favorite food – Turkey burhers
- Favorite Drink – Apple Juice
- Favorite Song – Booty from a Distance by Ugly God
- Favorite Musicians – Cam’ron, Mumford & Sons
- Favorite Sport – Football
Social Media Portfolio
Interesting Facts About Wiz Khalifa
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 featured on the cover of the Magazine XXL, for being in the annual list of Top 10 freshman.
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 for 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 from Arabic.