Wiz Khalifa is famous for basically just smoking weed and rapping about it. Not a bad gig, eh? Certainly beats writing. But how much money is actually in weed related rap lyrics? Wiz is a very vocal proponent of marijuana and has claimed that he spends $10,000 a month on weed alone. So how much could Wiz Khalfia’s net worth possibly be if he’s spending that much on weed alone? The answer…
Wiz Khalifa’s Net Worth as of 2019: $37 Million
But how did Wiz Khalifa get here? And how did this perpetually stoned Pennsylvanian get to this point? Let’s take a look.
Wiz Khalifa was born Cameron Jibril Thomaz in Minot, North Dakota September 8, 1987. A famous Pittsburgh native, Wiz Khalifa is most widely recognized for his hit single, “Black and Yellow”, which reached #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 and eventually sold over 3 millions singles. He has since gone on to release five studio albums.
Wiz was discovered in 2004 at the age of 16 by fellow Pittsburgh native Benjy Grinberg. Grinberg is the founder and President of Rostrum Records which soon signed Wiz to a recording and management deal.
2005: Releases first mix-tape “Prince of the City: Welcome to Pistolvania” to positive reception from hip-hop fans. Rolling Stone Magazine has rave reviews for it..
September 5th, 2006: Wiz Khlaifa’s debut studio album, “Show and Prove”, is released. The album has sold over 10,000 copies.
2006: Khalifa’s garners further critical reception for his LP from national publications XXL Magazine, VIBE Magazine and Okayplayer.com.
2007: Khalifa inks deal with Warner Bros. Records, debut single “Say Yeah” reaches No. 20 on Billboard’s Rap Charts. Two popular mix-tapes, “Grow Season” (with DJ Green Lantern) and “Prince of the City 2” are released.
2008: Mixtape “Star Power” is released. Khalifa begins touring extensively.
November 2, 2009: Burn After Rolling is released.
November 24, 2009: Khalifa’s sophomore studio album “Deal or No Deal” is released by his new studio, Rostrum Records.
2009: Khalifa releases three mix-tapes — “First Flight”, “How Fly” with rapper Curren$y and “Burn After Rolling.”
April 4, 2010: His mix-tape “Kush & Orange Juice” is released for free download.
2010: In the spring, The Source Magazine names Khalifa “Rookie of the Year”. Khalifa becomes No. 1 trending topic on Twitter and the No. 1 search subject on Google. In the summer Khalifa signed with Atlantic Records, however that fall, he was arrested for marijuana possession while on tour in North Carolina
March 29th, 2011: Khalifa’s third studio album, Rolling Papers is released. Rolling Papers debuted at number two on the Billboard 200, with first-week sales of 197,000 copies in the United States. The album has been certified gold by the Recording Industry Association of America, following a shipment of 500,000 copies in the United States.
2011: Wiz’s single “Black & Yellow” rockets to No. 6 on Billboard’s Hot 100 Singles Charts
2012: “I’m going to make $100 million this year,” Wiz Forbes Wiz Khalifa. “No doubt, $100 million. The new mixtape [will] get everybody ready and get their wallets open.”
April 11, 2012: Khalifa announced that he will release his second studio album titled Only Nigga In First Class but that it will be abbreviated as O.N.I.F.C. for release to mainstream markets.
December 4, 2012: O.N.I.F.C., Khalifa’s fourth studio album, is released. The album debuted at number two with 131,000 in first week sales.
April 17, 2013: Wiz Khalifa and Curren$y announced that they will drop their collaboration EP Live in Concert on April 20, 2013. The EP featured seven new songs.
February 11, 2014: Khalifa released Blacc Hollywood ’s first single titled “We Dem Boyz”.
August 19, 2014: Blacc Hollywood is released. The album debuted at number one on the Billboard 200 chart. As of December 2014, the album has sold 215,000 copies.
January 23, 2015: Wiz Khalifa was featured on a remix release of the Fall Out Boy song “Uma Thurman”.
March 20, 2015: Wiz Khalifa and Curren$y announced that they’ll be teaming up for a mixtape called “#2009.”
March 31, 2015: Khalifa released an EP with fellow Taylor Gang artist Ty Dolla $ign, Talk About It In The Morning. That same month, Khalifa released the song “See You Again”, a tribute to Paul Walker. “See You Again” peaked at number one on the Billboard Hot 100 for 12 non-consecutive weeks, tying for the longest-running rap number-one hit in the country.
February 5, 2016: Wiz Khalifa releases his album ‘Khalifa’.
Amber Rose and Wiz Khalifa threw a superhero-themed bash held for their son.
So there you have it: 10 years and 5 albums later, Wiz Khalifa has become the world’s richest stoner. With a loyal following, a sound that successfully crosses over to the mainstream Wiz Khalifa’s current net worth of $38 million is bound to see an increase.
Wiz Khalifa sharpens his rhyming skills with a freestyle session on Los Angeles radio station Real 92.3 about his ex-wife Amber Rose.
Wiz Khalifa had his first release of 2019 on 5th Jan 2019 where he was featured with Social Media on the song Don’t Kill My High by Lost Kings.