Wiz Khalifa - Bio, Career, Net Worth, Affairs, Albums, Awards, Personal Info
Famous professional American Rapper, Singer and song writer and also an actor, Cameron Jibril Thomaz is popularly known as Wiz khalifa. He released his debut album in 2006 named as “Show and Prove” and also he signed to Warner Bros. He parted with Warner Bros and released his Second album named as Deal or No Deal in the year of 2009, November. Later, he signed for Atlantic Records and he made his debut for atlantic on a song of "Black and Yellow". His third album named “Rolling papers” was released on March 29, 2011. Again after that, he released his new song "See You Again" for the soundtrack of the movie "Furious 7" on March, 2015 which was at the peak of Billboard Hot 100 for 12 non consecutive weeks.
Wiz khalifa was born in September 8th, 1987. His full name is Cameron Jibril Thomaz. His Father name is Lawrence Thomaz and Mother name is Peacie Wimbush. His Genre is Hip hop and his occupation is Rapper, Singer, Songwriter and actor. His main levels are Rostrum, Taylor Gang, Atlantic and Warner Bros. His parents divorced when he as only three years old. He lived in Germany, The United Kingdom, and Japan before settling in Pittsburgh. He attended Taylor Allderdice High School. The name of his stage is derived from Khalifa which means "Successor" and "Wisdom" which was shortened to Wiz. He also got a tattoo of his stage name on this 17th birthday. His birth sign is Virgo.
In 2005, khalifa's first mix tape, Prince of the City: Welcome to Pitstolvania was released. This made him paved his way for an album in 2006 named as “Show and Prove”.
In 2007, he signed to Warner Bros. His two mix tapes are released through Rostrum Records named as Grow Season on July 4, 2007 and Prince of the City 2 on November 20, 2007. "Say Yeah", this song was his debut to Warner Bros.
In July 2009, he parted with Warner Bros and he appeared with Girl Talk, Modey Lemon and many more in Pittsburgh. Then he relased his Second album named as “Deal or No Deal” in the year of 2009, 24th November.
Later, he signed for Atlantic Records on July 30, 2010 on MTV. Khalifa was named on MTV's Hottest Breakthrough MC of 2010, winning with nearly 70,000 votes, and beating out finalists Nicki Minaj, J. Cole, Travis Porter, and Diggy Simmons. Then, he made his debut for atlantic on a song of "Black and Yellow".
On March 29, 2011, his again new album named “Rolling papers” was released in the US. Khalifa was nominated and won Best New Artist at the BET Awards of 2011 on June 26, 2011. On April 11, 2012, Khalifa announced that he will release his second studio album titled "Only Nigga in First Class" but that it will be abbreviated as O.N.I.F.C. for release to mainstream markets. Then, O.N.I.F.C. debuted at number two with 131,000 in first week sales.
Again in September 3, 2013, Khalifa revealed that he had recorded songs with Miley Cyrus and Juicy J for Blacc Hollywood. On February 11, 2014, Khalifa released Blacc Hollywood's first single titled "We Dem Boyz" and on March 31, 2015, Wiz Khalifa released an EP with Taylor Gangs, "Talk About It In The Morning". In that same month, Khalifa released the new song "See You Again", a tribute to Paul Walker, who died during filming for Furious 7 on March, 2015 which was at the peak of Billboard Hot 100 for 12 non consecutive weeks.
After that, Wiz announced his next album, titled Khalifa, would be released on the 22nd January. However, the album was released on February 5, 2016. On May 24, 2016, he released "Pull Up" , a single in promotion of his upcoming album, Rolling Papers 2. The Album is set to release on July 13, 2018.
In 2011, he was nominated on the Sprint New Artist of the year and also in 2015 on the song of "See You Again" for the Song of the year and collaboration of the year. He win Top Hot 100 Song and Top Rap Song award in 2016. In 2011, he won the Best New Artist. And in the following year, also he won Top New Artist.
In early 2011, Khalifa started dating Amber Rose who was a model. Later they got engaged in 1st March, 2012 and married on July 8th, 2013. They had a son named Sebastian. Then, On September 24, 2013, it was announced that Rose was filing for Divorce. As of 2015, they had joint custody of their son.
Then, in May 2017, Khalifa started training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu with Rigan Machado, a 8th degree red and black belt. He began training in Los Angeles Muay Thai with former UFC bantamweight title contender Cat Zingano and at the Unbreakable Performance Center. On April 24th 2018, Thai boxing legend, Saenchai hosted a private Muay Thai seminar for Khalifa at Unbreakable.
His new girlfriend's name is Izabela Guedes.
His net worth is estimated as $45 Million. He live in a luxury house of Pittsburgh. and he had very impressive car collection including Porsche, Challenger, Rolls Royce.
Trivias About Wiz Khalifa You Need To Know.
- Wiz appeared on the cover of the Magazine XXL, as one of the Top Ten Freshmen.
- He loves Bombay Sapphire gin.
- He is very open about smoking cannabis and his spends on it.
- He won a BET Award for Best New Artist in 2011.
- His song "Young, Wild & Free" was nominated for a Grammy Award in 2013.
- His last name means successor in Arabic.