Wiz Khalifa

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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 and Amber Rose at the Pre-Grammy Gala and Salute to Industry Icons Honoring Debra Lee held at Beverly Hilton Hotel, California, United States - Saturday 11th February 2017

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Wiz Khalifa at the premiere of xXx: Return of Xander Cage held at the TCL Chinese Theatre IMAX - Los Angeles, California, United States - Friday 20th January 2017

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Wiz Khalifa and Bishop Don Magic Juan party at Project Club LA - Los Angeles, California, United States - Thursday 6th October 2016

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Amber Rose Says Ex Wiz Khalifa Slut Shamed Her After Threesome Confession


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Amber Rose has accused ex-husband Wiz Khalifa of publicly ‘slut-shaming’ her after her recent threesome revelation. The model confessed to engaging in a ‘horrible’ threesome on her Podcast earlier this week, but after jokingly referencing her ex he fired back on Twitter.

Amber RoseAmber Rose says she’s been ‘slut-shamed’ by Wiz Khalifa

Speaking about her first threesome during her Loveline With Amber Rose podcast, the 32-year-old had said: “We kinda just got together it was a guy and a girl and it was f**king horrible. It was the worst.

Continue reading: Amber Rose Says Ex Wiz Khalifa Slut Shamed Her After Threesome Confession

Wiz Khalifa performing at MTV's Isle of MTV concert which is held in Malta. Floriana, Malta - Tuesday 28th June 2016

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Wiz Khalifa at the photocall for MTV's Isle of MTV concert which is held in Malta. Floriana, Malta - Tuesday 28th June 2016

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Wiz Khalifa Parties With Amber Rose After Finalizing Divorce


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There seems to be absolutely no beef left whatsoever between Wiz Khalifa and Amber Rose as they visited a strip club together on Monday night (June 6th 2016) to celebrate finally settling their divorce... sorry, we meant celebrating their 'love'. It seems both parties are happy with what they got out of it, because they're still rich AF.

Wiz Khalifa and Amber RoseWiz Khalifa and Amber Rose celebrated their 'love' on Monday

If you can go out an celebrate with ex-wife upon finally divorcing, that's an amicable break-up. They have every reason to be amicable, though, because they have both walked away with a pretty sweet deal. Rose has been awarded $1 million as well as $14,800 a month in child support for their 3-year-old son Sebastian, while Khalifa gets their swish abode in Pennsylvania and ten of their cars including a '69 Chevelle and a Porsche. Plus, they get joint custody of their son, so there's no issue there. According to TMZ, Rose has already got $356k from Khalifa, so there's just $644k more to go.

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Wiz Khalifa Says He Accepts Kanye West's Apology: 'Everything's Cool'


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Wiz Khalifa has said he accepts Kanye West’s apology for his twitter tirade last week. West attacked Khalifa with a series of tweets last Thursday when he mistakenly thought the weed-loving rapper had referenced his wife Kim Kardashian in a post.

Wiz KhalifaWiz Khalifa has accepted Kanye West’s apology.

Speaking to Angie Martinez for Power 105.1 radio, Khalifa was asked: “Were you surprised by Kanye's reaction that he took it so crazy?” "I think everybody was but it's cool, everything's cool, we spoke it's all good," Khalifa replied.

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Most Unexpected Selfie Ever: Kim Kardashian And Amber Rose Pose Together


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Kim Kardashian and Amber Rose have left the internet gobsmacked after sharing the selfie that no one expected. Both Rose and Kardashian shared a picture of them hanging out together on their Instagram accounts, less than a week after Kanye West’s twitter meltdown.

Continue reading: Most Unexpected Selfie Ever: Kim Kardashian And Amber Rose Pose Together

Amber Rose Shuts Down Kanye West: A History Of The Former Couple's Never-Ending Beef


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If you were lucky enough to be sitting in front of twitter at the right time last night then you probably caught Kanye West’s epic rant against rapper Wiz Khalifa, most of which has now been deleted. But Khalifa wasn't West’s only target during his tirade, Yezzus also took aim at his former girlfriend Amber Rose, who happens to be Khalifa’s ex-wife. But then it all ended suddenly when Rose showed up to shut down her former boyfriend, once again.

Amber RoseAmber Rose got involved in the twitter war of the century last night.

To recap the drama, when Kanye revealed that his new album was now titled Waves, Khalifa pointed out on twitter that rapper Max B. had originally created ‘the 'wavy movement’. Then in a separate tweet, Khalifa wrote, ‘Hit this kk and become yourself,’ in reference to his own strain of marijuana.

Continue reading: Amber Rose Shuts Down Kanye West: A History Of The Former Couple's Never-Ending Beef

Listen To Wiz Khalifa Turn Adele's 'Hello' Into A Stoner Anthem


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Rapper Wiz Khalifa’s freestyling skills are no joke and neither is his love for smoking weed. So what happens when you combine his ability to write to any beat, with his love of grass and then throw in the biggest track of 2015? You get the most unexpected Adele re-working ever!

Wiz KhalifaWiz Khalifa has offered his own take on Adele’s ‘Hello’.

While appearing on Los Angeles' Power 106 radio, Khalifa was offered the opportunity to put his freestyling skills to the test by host Mister Cap. When asked if he could write to anything, Khalifa had replied, "I have to feel it out, you got a beat or something?”

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Rapper Wiz Khalifa Reportedly Cited For Public Urination


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Rapper Wiz Khalifa was reportedly cited by police for public urination on Saturday in Pittsburg. Khalifa (real name Cameron Jibril Thomaz) was said to have been literally caught with his pants down by police, while taking an outdoor bathroom break behind a bar.

Wiz KhalifaWiz Khalifa has been cited by police for public urination.

According to the Associated Press, the incident occurred at 2:30 am on Saturday behind a bar called The Flats on Pittsburgh's South Side. Khalifa was not taken to jail, but instead he was cited for public urination.

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Amber Rose Forgives Kanye West And Wiz Khalifa In Tearful Speech


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Hip-hop artist and model Amber Rose has delivered a moving speech during her SlutWalk event, publicly forgiving two men in her life who have criticised her using sexist language and ‘slut-shaming’ terminology – her ex-boyfriends Kanye West and Wiz Khalifa.

Rose, 31, shared her experiences of sexist behaviour and slut-shaming in an emotional speech during the rally on Saturday (October 3rd) in Los Angeles. She has also recently set up the Amber Rose Foundation, a non-profit organisation aimed at highlighting the same issues.

Amber RoseAmber Rose at her 'SlutWalk' event in Los Angeles

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Wiz Khalifa Handcuffed At LAX After Refusing To Get Off His Hoverboard


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Rapper Wiz Khalifa was reportedly handcuffed by officers at LAX airport on Saturday evening for refusing to get off his hoverboard, according to TMZ. Khalifa has since shared a video on Instagram of the incident, which shows him being restrained by officers while protesting that he is not resisting arrest.

Wiz KhalifaWiz Khalifa at a run-in with police at LAX airport on Saturday.

Khalifa captioned the video, ‘3 cops yell stop resisting. Only thing to do is let em know. I'm not resisting, I'm doin what I want.’ In the clip officers can be heard telling Khalifa to ‘stop resisting’, while the rapper protests 'I'm not resisting sir. I'm not resisting. I'm not resisting sir.' 

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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.

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

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Wiz Khalifa

Date of birth

8th September, 1987

Occupation

Musician

Sex

Male

Height

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