Cameron Jibril Thomaz, better known by his stage name Wiz Khalifa is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, and actor. In 2006, he released his debut album, Show and Prove.
Wiz Khalifa Early Life
Wiz was born on 8th September 1987 in Minot, North Dakota, America, to Laurence Thomaz, and Peachie Wimbush. His parents served in the military. His parents divorced when Khalifa was about 3 years old.
Wiz lived in Germany, the United Kingdom, and Japan before settling in Pittsburgh with his mother in around 1996. After moving to Pittsburgh, Khalifa began to write and perform his own lyrics before he was a teenager.
Wiz Khalifa Career
In 2006, Wiz released his debut album, Show and Prove. In 2007, Khalifa signed with Warner Bros. Records and released two mixtapes through Rostrum Records: Grow Season, and Prince of the City 2. His debut Warner Bros. single Say Yeah reached number 25 on the Billboard Rhythmic Top 40 music chart and number 20 on Billboard’s Hot Rap Tracks.
In 2008, Khalifa appeared with The Game, David Banner and Play-n-Skillz at U92’s Summer Jam at the USANA Amphitheatre in West Valley City, Utah.
In 2009, he raps over familiar beats from other artists, including the songs If I Were A Boy and Diva by Beyoncé, Walking on a Dream by Empire of the Sun, Luchini AKA This Is It by Camp Lo, and Best I Ever Had by Drake. On November 24, 2009, Khalifa released his second album, Deal or No Deal.
In April 2010, he was signed with Atlantic Records in April 2010, although the rapper did not confirm it. Khalifa was featured in a remix and video for the 2010 Rick Ross single Super High, alongside Curren$y.
On March 29, 2011, he released his first studio album, Rolling Papers in the US. On June 26, 2011, Khalifa was nominated and won Best New Artist at the BET Awards of 2011.
On April 11, 2012, he announced that he will release his second studio album titled Only Nigga In First Class but that it will be abbreviated as O.N.I.F.C. for release to mainstream markets.
On April 17, 2013, Wiz Khalifa and Curren$y announced that they will drop their collaboration EP Live in Concert on April 20, 2013. The EP featured seven new songs. Later, he announced that his fifth studio album would be titled Blacc Hollywood.
On January 23, 2015, Khalifa was featured on a remix release of the Fall Out Boy song Uma Thurman. On May 24, 2016, he released Pull Up, a standalone single in promotion of his sixth album, Rolling Papers 2. On April 20, 2020, Khalifa released a new EP, The Saga of Wiz Khalifa. The album included collaborations with Tyga, Logic, Mustard, and Ty Dolla $ign.
Wiz Khalifa UFC
In May 2017, he began training in the martial art Brazilian jiu-jitsu in May 2017 with Rigan Machado, an 8th-degree red and black belt. Later, he began training in Muay Thai with former UFC bantamweight title contender Cat Zingano and at the Unbreakable Performance Center in Los Angeles.
Wiz Khalifa Relationship
In 2011, Wiz began dating Amber Rose. They got married on 8th July 2013. In 2013, they had their first son. On September 24, 2014, it was announced that Rose would be filing for divorce, citing irreconcilable differences. In 2016, they finally got divorced.
Wiz Khalifa Education
Wiz attended Taylor Allderdice High School.
Wiz Khalifa Net Worth
Ariana has a net worth of $60 million.
Wiz Khalifa Favorites
- Food – Turkey burgers
- Drink – Apple Juice
- Song – Booty from a Distance by Ugly God
- Musicians – Cam’ron, Mumford & Sons
- Sport – Football
- Rappers – Bone, Cam’ron, Big Daddy Kane, The Notorious B.I.G., Snoop Dogg
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Wiz Khalifa Physical Stats
|Height||Feet – 6 feet 4 inches
Centimeters – 193 cm
Meters – 1.93 m
|Weight||Kilograms – 78 kg
Pounds – 172 lbs
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
|Shoe Size||11 (US)|
Wiz Khalifa Wiki/Bio
|Stage Name||Wiz Khalifa|
|Real Name||Cameron Jibril Thomaz|
|Date of Birth||8th September 1987|
|Birth Place||Minot, North Dakota, U.S.|
|Profession||Rapper, singer, songwriter, and actor|
|Parents||Mother- Laurence Thomaz
Father- Peachie Wimbush
|Sister||Dorien Lala Thomaz (died in 2017)|
|Spouse/Relationship||Amber Rose (divorce 2016)
|Children||Sebastian Taylor Thomaz|
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