Wiz Khalifa is an American rapper with an estimated net worth of $45 million. He was born on September 8, 1987 with the name Cameron Jibril Thomaz. However, he likes to go by his stage name and has for as long as he has been a household name. Wiz Khalifa was born in Minot, North Dakota. His parents were both military personnel who separated and divorced when he was only three. He lived everywhere you might imagine growing up the son of two military members, and he never stayed in one place very long. With his parents divorced, he often had two homes in places completely different at one time. He spent much of his life living in Japan, Germany and the UK before his parents settled in Pennsylvania for him to attend high school.
It was 2004 when a music executive heard of Wiz Khalifa and decided to give him a chance to prove himself. He’d already released some music on a mix tape with some other big names, and everyone was very impressed with what he had to offer. He often says that his grandfather told him that he’s been successful at everything that he did, and that his music was good enough to make him a star; and he was right. His own mix tape was released a year later, in 2005, and was an instant success. All the right people heard it, and that’s what caused him to be offered a chance to make his own album.
He was named an artist to watch in 2006, and Rolling Stone magazine was right in calling him that since he was an artist to watch. Since 2006, Wiz Khalifa has released six albums of his own, and he has another on the way in 2016. He’s also done a collaboration album with Snoop Dogg, and he’s become one of the most famous rappers in modern history. He has one son with ex-wife and model Amber Rose, who is often caught in the middle of controversy thanks to the fact that she is the ex-girlfriend of rapper Kanye West.
One way that Wiz Khalifa makes some of his money is with his marijuana use. He has admitted that he spends as much as $10,000 per month on it, smokes it every single day and has no plan to stop. After making that announcement several years ago, a medical marijuana company has sponsored him and made him their star. He now has a line of marijuana at their factory that earns him a lot of money. He has other endorsements as well, and he continues to make money with his music and his tours. He is often found collaborating with other artists, and he has no plans on ending his career anytime in the near future. He finds music to be his only way of life, and he has plans on becoming the most successful rapper of his generation, which explains why he never stops and never stops making music for his fans.
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