Wiz Khalifa


Biography

Wiz Khalifa (born Cameron Jibril Thomaz 08.09.1987)

Wiz Khalifa is an American rapper, known for his mixtapes and chart-topping albums, as well as the single 'Black and Yellow'.

Wiz Khalifa: Net Worth

According to Celebrity Net Worth in 2013, Wiz Khalifa has a net worth of 30 million USD.

Wiz Khalifa: Childhood

Wiz Khalifa was born in Minot, North Dakota, to two military parents. Khalifa's parents divorced when he was three years old, and led to him having to move around a lot as a child, growing up in places like Japan, Germany and England, before he settled in Pittsburgh and started studying at Taylor Allderdice High School. When Khalifa was 17-years-old, he tattooed the word that would become hi stage name. 'Khalifa' is an Arabic word meaning 'successor' and 'wisdom'.

Wiz Khalifa: Career

Wiz Khalifa released his debut mixtape, 'Prince of the City: Welcome to Pistolvania' in 2005. This led on to his first debut album, entitled 'Show and Prove', which was released on 5th September, 2006, receiving rave reviews. The next mixtapes released by Wiz Khalifa were 'Star Power' in 2008 and 'Flight School' in 2009 - the same year as his second studio album. 'Deal of No Deal' was released on 24th November 2009, reaching the tenth position on Billboard's Top Rap albums. The next mixtape from Khalifa was 'Kush and Orange Juice', released in April 2010.

Wiz Khalifa released his third studio album, 'Rolling Papers', on 29th March 2011. The album received moderate reviews from critics, yet topped the US R&B/Hip Hop Albums and US Rap Albums charts, as well as reaching number two on Billboard's 200. The following year on 13th March, Khalifa released the mixtape 'Taylor Allderdice' to generally favourable reviews. On 4th December 2012, he released his fourth studio album, entitled 'O.N.I.F.C.' which performed similarly well to 'Rolling Papers', but received only mediocre reviews.

On 18th August 2014, Wiz Khalifa released his fifth studio album, 'Blacc Hollywood' to mixed reviews once again. This album, however, topped Billboard's 200 list, and making its way to the top of the Canadian album charts as well.

Wiz Khalifa: Personal Life

After a gig at East Carolina University, Wiz Khalifa was arrested for trafficking marijuana. He raised the $30,000 bail and resumed his tour.

In 2011, Khalifa began dating Amber Rose. On 1st March 2012, the couple were engaged, and they were married on 8th July 2013. After having a son, Rose filed for divorce on 24th September 2014. Before the divorce was settled, Khalifa made headlines after a sex-tape between him and Playboy model, Carla Howe, was leaked.

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Wiz Khalifa - A variety of stars from the music industry were snapped as they arrived to the 2015 Billboard Music Awards which saw Taylor Swift clean up, winning 8 awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, United States - Sunday 17th May 2015

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Hoda Kotb and Wiz Khalifa - A variety of stars were photographed as they attended the Live Nation National Concert Day 2015 Summer Spotlight event which was held at the Irving Plaza in New York City, New York, United States - Tuesday 5th May 2015

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Wiz Khalifa's 'See You Again' Tops UK Chart For Second Week And Breaks Streaming Record


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Wiz Khalifa is on top of the UK chart for a second week with his Paul Walker tribute single ‘See You Again’ from the Furious 7 soundtrack. According to the Official Charts Company the single added another 142,000 combined chart sales to its total tally this week, after becoming the fastest selling single of the year so far.

Wiz KhalifaWiz Khalifa’s 'See You Again' is spending a second week at the number one spot.

‘See You Again’ has also broken its own record as the UK’s most streamed record ever, with 3.72 million listens in the last seven days, beating last week’s total of 3.68 million. “I was really honoured to be asked to be a part of this song in paying tribute to Paul Walker. I hope we did him proud,” the rapper told the Official Charts Company after retaining the number one spot.

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Amber Rose Opens Up On Ex Wiz Khalifa "He's The Love Of My Life"


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Despite filling for divorce last year, model Amber Rose has said she’d still like to get back together with ex Wiz Khalifa, though the two are currently dating other people. The 31 year old, who is currently on a promotional tour of the UK, ended her relationship with the rapper last September, after allegations that he cheated on her with blonde twins. 

Amber RoseAmber Rose is currently on a tour of the UK.

In an interview with MailOnline, Rose said, “We're not back together but ideally I would like to. He's the love of my life and we have a beautiful kid together but right now we're just dating other people.”

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Wiz Khalifa Tops UK Chart, As Paul Walker Tribute Becomes Fastest Selling Single Of 2015


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Rapper Wiz Khalifa is on top of the UK charts this weekend with the emotional ‘See You Again’, which pays tribute to the late Furious 7 actor Paul Walker. The track, which features Charlie Puth on vocals, has also become the fastest selling single of the year so far, overtaking Ellie Goulding’s ‘Love Me Like You Do’.

Wiz KhalifaKhalifa's ‘See You Again’ pays tribute to the late Paul Walker.

‘See You Again’ climbed 21 places to top the chart this week, bringing its combined sales total up to 193,000 copies. The single is taken from the soundtrack to the seventh instalment of the Fast and Furious series, which has just surpassed the $1billion mark at the worldwide box office.

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Wiz Khalifa Breaks Spotify Record with 4.2m Streams in 24 Hours


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Rapper Wiz Khalifa has broken the record for the most Spotify streams in the U.S in 24 hours after his single See You Again was played 4.2 million times on Monday April 13. The song featuring Charlie Puth appeared on the soundtrack for Fast & Furious 7 and now also has the record for most streams in a single week, with 21.9 million.

Wiz KhalifaWiz Khalifa has broken two Spotify records with his single See You Again

As a result of its popularity, See You Again rocketed to the top of the charts in 26 countries including the US, the UK, Australia, Germany, Canada and Switzerland. 

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'Furious 7' Soundtrack Tops The Billboard 200 Albums Chart


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In addition its reign at the top of the American box offices, Furious 7 has doubled its domination after its soundtrack album roared to Number One in the Billboard 200. The multi-artist compilation climbed a place to the top spot in the week ending April 12th, according to Nielsen SoundScan.

The Furious 7 soundtrack has benefitted from the massive single ‘See You Again’ by Wiz Khalifa, which is also sitting atop the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart this week. The track, a tribute to the movie’s late star Paul Walker, plays over the movie’s end credits.

The song sold 464,000 individual downloads last week, and that translates into 58,000 track equivalent album sales for the soundtrack, over 50% of its 111,000 sales total.

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Amber Rose Declares Her Undying Love For Ex-Husband, Wiz Khalifa


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Amber Rose has publically declared her love for ex-husband Wiz Khalifa, only months after filing for divorce. Rose posted a picture of the two swapping saliva on Instagram on Thursday (2nd April) and attached a nauseatingly sentimental caption in which she claimed Khalifa is the only one who can make her happy.

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Wiz Khalifa and Amber Rose at the 2014 Billboard Awards.

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Wiz Khalifa - Premiere of 'Furious 7' at the TCL Chinese Theatre IMAX at TCL Chinese Theatre IMAX - Hollywood, California, United States - Wednesday 1st April 2015

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Wiz Khalifa - A host of stars were snapped as they attended the world premiere of "Furious 7" which was at the TCL Chinese Theatre IMAX in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States - Thursday 2nd April 2015

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Picture - Wiz Khalifa - A host... Los Angeles California United States, Thursday 2nd April 2015

Wiz Khalifa - A host of stars were snapped as they attended the world premiere of "Furious 7" which was at the TCL Chinese Theatre IMAX in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States - Thursday 2nd April 2015

Wiz Khalifa - You and Your Friends (Live on the Honda Stage at REVOLT Live)


As part of REVOLT Live, Wiz Khalifa took to the Honda Stage to give a live performance of his song, 'You and Your Friends', which was recorded. The single was released on 22nd July 2014, and appeared on his fifth studio album, 'Blacc Hollywood'.

Amber Rose Opens Up About Split From Wiz Khalifa: “I'm Done Crying”


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Last September Amber Rose filed for divorce from Wiz Khalifa, and five months later it seems the curvy model is finally ready to move on from her failed marriage. But she has a few things to get off her chest first!

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Rose filed for Divorce from Khalifa in September

During a new interview with Power 105.1's The Breakfast Club, Rose opened up about her estranged husband, their relationship and set the record straight on whether Khalifa remained faithful or not.

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Wiz Khalifa Slams Estranged Wife Amber Rose In Twitter Rant, Calls Her A "Foul Creature"


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For any fans that are hoping Wiz Khalifa and Amber Rose will rekindle their marriage, the pair seem to be firmly against ever getting back together, which was confirmed when the rap star exploded on Twitter after he was told to “get your wife back.”

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Wiz and Amber filed for divorce last September

Khalifa, who was handed divorce papers last September, responded to the concerned fan with a simple “no thanks” before blasting Rose, who is the mother to his 2-year-old son Sebastian, in a series of extremely harsh tweets.

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Ex-Hubby Wiz Khalifa Shows His Appreciation Of Racy Amber Rose Snaps


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Amber Rose was enjoying some down time in Miami over the weekend, and how best to share your chill out time than posting semi-nude photos to your Instagram followers? What's that? A simple Tweet would've sufficed? Not on Amber's watch...

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Amber Rose flashes her curves on Instagram

The curvy model and singer showed off her seriously hot bod with a series of sun-kissed snaps featuring her wearing some kind of barely-there G-string bikini that only she can get away with. If you thought Kim Kardashian had a booty to shame America, Amber Rose is on another level entirely. The socialite made frequent references to hit comedy 'American Pie' as she posted the snaps, with appropriate captions such as 'Stifler's mom' and 'MILFIN'.

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