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Wiz Khalifa

Biography

He became known for his hit music “Dark and Yellow,” which hit #1 for the Billboard Hot 100 and he won a Billboard Music Honor for top level New Designer in 2012. After living abroad, he shifted to Pittsburgh and went to Taylor Allderdice SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL. He earned a BET Honor for Greatest New Designer in 2011 and his music “Young, Crazy & Free of charge” was nominated to get a Grammy Honor in 2013. His last name means successor in Arabic. He includes a boy called Sebastian with model Amber Rose. He and Rose had been married for approximately a yr before she submitted for divorce in Sept 2014. He and Snoop Dogg possess combined up for several music and video collaborations, like the 2011 music, “Mac pc & Devin Head to SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL.”

Quick Facts


Full Name Wiz Khalifa
Date Of Birth September 8, 1987
Place Of Birth Minot, ND
Height 1.93 m
Profession Rapper
Education Taylor Allderdice High School
Nationality American
Spouse Amber Rose
Children Sebastian Taylor Thomaz
Parents Peachie Wimbush, Laurence Thomaz, See You Again, Sucker for Pain, Black and Yellow
Awards Billboard Music Award for Top New Artist, Billboard Music Award for Top Rap Song, Billboard Music Award for Top Hot 100 Song, BET Hip Hop Award for Best Mixtape, Teen Choice Award for Choice R&B/Hip-Hop Song, Teen Choice Award for Choice Music – Break-Up Song, BET Award for Best New Artist, BET Hip Hop Award for Best Track of the Year, Kids' Choice Award for Favorite Collaboration, NRJ Music Award for International Song of the Year, Teen Choice Award for Choice Song from a Movie or TV Show, BET Hip Hop Award for Best New Hip Hop Artist, Las Vegas, NV, United States, Surrey, BC, Canada, Fresno County, CA, USA
Nominations Grammy Award for Song of the Year, Grammy Award for Best Rap Song, Grammy Award for Best Rap Album, MTV Europe Music Award for Best Hip-Hop, Grammy Award for Best Rap Performance, Grammy Award for Best Pop Duo/Group Performance, Grammy Award for Best Rap/Sung Performance, MTV Video Music Award for Best Hip-Hop Video, MTV Video Music Award for Best New Artist, MTV Video Music Award for Best Pop Video, MTV Video Music Award for Best Collaboration, Billboard Music Award for Top Rap Artist, MTV Europe Music Award for Best Push Artist, MTV Europe Music Award for Best Song, MTV Europe Music Award for Best World Stage Performance, Billboard Music Award for Top Radio Song, Grammy Award for Best Song Written for Visual Media, Golden Globe Award for Best Original Song, Billboard Music Award for Top Streaming Song (Video), American Music Award for New Artist of the Year, Billboard Music Award for Top Selling Song, World Music Award for World’s Best Video, MTV Europe Music Award for Best New Act, BET Hip Hop Award for Best Hip Hop Video, BET Hip Hop Award for Best Club Banger, iHeartRadio Music Award for Best Collaboration, Teen Choice Award for Choice Music: Breakout Artist, People's Choice Award for Favorite Song, BET Hip Hop Award for MVP of the Year, Teen Choice Award for Choice R&B/Hip-Hop Artist, People's Choice Award for Favorite Hip-Hop Artist, BET Hip Hop Award for People's Champ, Teen Choice Award for Choice Collaboration, World Music Award for World’s Best Song, BET Hip Hop Award for Made You Look Award, World Music Award for World’s Best Live Act, NRJ Music Award for International Breakthrough of the Year, Teen Choice Award for Choice Summer Tour, World Music Award for World’s Best Male Artist, American Music Award for Song of the Year, BET Hip Hop Award for Sweet 16, iHeartRadio Music Award for Best Lyrics, iHeartRadio Music Award for Best Song from a Movie, BET Hip Hop Award for CD of the Year, World Music Award for World’s Best Entertainer of the Year, People's Choice Award for Favorite Music Video, American Music Award for Collaboration of the Year, Satellite Award for Best Original Song, MuchMusic Video Award for iHeartRadio International Duo or Group of the Year, Radio Disney Music Award for Best Breakup Song, Danish Music Award for International Hit of the Year, See You Again, Sucker for Pain, Black and Yellow, Las Vegas, NV, United States, Surrey, BC, Canada, Fresno County, CA, USA
Movies Gang of Roses 2: Next Generation, Mac & Devin Go to High School
TV Shows V Fest 2011
Star Sign Virgo

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#Fact
1Son of Peachie Wimbush.
2Has a son, Sebastian Thomaz, with Amber Rose.
3Has been in a relationship with model Amber Rose since 2010 and they became engaged in 2012.
4Father with Amber Rose a son Sebastian Taylor Thomaz was born February 21. 2013.


Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The X Factor2012-2015TV Series writer - 2 episodes
Todd's Pop Song Reviews2013-2015TV Series performer - 4 episodes
Southpaw2015performer: "We Dem Boyz" / writer: "We Dem Boyz" - as Cameron Thomaz
Modern Drug2015Short performer: "We dem Boyz" / writer: "We dem Boyz"
Rap Critic Reviews2015TV Series performer - 3 episodes
2015 Billboard Music Awards2015TV Special performer: "Uma Thurman", "See You Again"
Saturday Night LiveTV Series performer - 1 episode, 2015 writer - 1 episode, 2015
Furious 72015performer: "SEE YOU AGAIN", "GO HARD OR GO HOME" / writer: "SEE YOU AGAIN", "GO HARD OR GO HOME" - as Cameron Thomaz
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy FallonTV Series performer - 2 episodes, 2014 - 2015 writer - 2 episodes, 2014 - 2015
WWE 2k152014Video Game performer: "We Dem Boyz"
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles2014performer: "Shell Shocked"
22 Jump Street2014performer: "Work Hard, Play Hard" / writer: "Work Hard, Play Hard" - as Cameron Thomaz
Chelsea LatelyTV Series performer - 1 episode, 2014 writer - 1 episode, 2014
Parks and Recreation2014TV Series performer - 1 episode
Vampire Academy2014performer: "Think About It" / writer: "Think About It" - as Cameron Jibril Thomaz
So You Think You Can DanceTV Series performer - 1 episode, 2013 writer - 1 episode, 2013
Fast & Furious 62013performer: "We Own It Fast & Furious" / writer: "We Own It Fast & Furious" - as Cameron Jibril Thomaz
The Tonight Show with Jay LenoTV Series writer - 5 episodes, 2011 - 2013 performer - 1 episode, 2013
The 55th Annual Grammy Awards2013TV Special performer: "Adorn"
The Man with the Iron Fists2012performer: "Go Hard" / writer: "Go Hard"
The X Factor2012TV Series writer - 1 episode
Mac & Devin Go to High School2012performer: "Smokin' On", "I Get Lifted", "You Can Put It in a Zag, I'mma Put It in a Blunt", "6:30", "Talent Show", "Let's Go Study", "Young, Wild & Free", "OG", "French Inhale", "It Could Be Easy", "World Class", "That Good", "High School", "Dev's Song" / writer: "Let's Go Study", "French Inhale"
2012 MTV Movie Awards2012TV Special writer: "Work Hard, Play Hard"
Project X2012performer: "When I'm Gone" / writer: "When I'm Gone"
Footloose2011performer: "Black & Yellow" / writer: "Black & Yellow" - as Cameron Thomaz
Late Show with David LettermanTV Series performer - 1 episode, 2011 writer - 1 episode, 2011
Grey's Anatomy2010TV Series performer - 1 episode

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Mac & Devin Go to High School2012Devin Overstreet
Gang of Roses 2: Next Generation2012Timmy

Music Department

Music Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Deuce2008Documentary songs by
Imagine Reality2007Short musician

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Mac Dre: Legend of the Bay2015Documentary completedHimself - Interviewee
The Late Late Show with James Corden2015TV SeriesHimself - Musical Guest
Jimmy Kimmel Live!2011-2015TV SeriesHimself - Musical Guest / Himself (segment "Mean Tweets: Music Edition 2")
2015 Billboard Music Awards2015TV SpecialHimself - Performer
Unfiltered with Renee Young2015TV SeriesHimself
Saturday Night Live2015TV SeriesHimself - Musical Guest
GGN: Snoop Dogg's Double G News Network2011-2015TV SeriesHimself
Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show2015TV SeriesHimself - Musical Guest
The Voice2015TV SeriesHimself - Musical Guest
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon2014-2015TV SeriesHimself
WWF Raw2014-2015TV SeriesHimself
E! Live from the Red Carpet2014-2015TV SeriesHimself
The Culture High2014DocumentaryHimself
Conan2014TV SeriesHimself - Musical Guest
Chelsea Lately2012-2014TV SeriesHimself - Guest / Himself
2014 MTV Video Music Awards2014TV SpecialHimself
2014 Billboard Music Awards2014TV SpecialHimself - Presenter
The Arsenio Hall Show2014TV SeriesHimself - Musical Guest
MTVU Woodie Awards 20142014TV SpecialHimself
Line by Line2014TV SeriesHimself (2014)
Destination Forever2013Himself
BET Awards 20132013TV SpecialHimself
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon2011-2013TV SeriesHimself - Musical Guest
Stroumboulopoulos2013TV SeriesHimself
2013 Billboard Music Awards2013TV SpecialHimself - Presenter
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno2013TV SeriesHimself - Musical Guest
The 55th Annual Grammy Awards2013TV SpecialHimself - Performer
The Wendy Williams Show2012TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Larry King Now2012TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Huff Post's BV 3652012TV SeriesHimself
2012 BET Hip Hop Awards2012TV SpecialHimself
2012 MTV Video Music Awards2012TV SpecialHimself - Presenter
Punk'd2012TV SeriesHimself
2012 MTV Movie Awards2012TV SpecialHimself - Performer
The 2012 Billboard Music Awards2012TV SpecialHimself
RapFix Live2011-2012TV SeriesHimself
Inside Stargate2012TV Movie documentaryHimself
The 54th Annual Grammy Awards2012TV SpecialHimself
Master of the Mix2012TV SeriesHimself - Special Guest
Last Call with Carson Daly2011TV SeriesHimself - Guest
2011 BET Hip Hop Awards2011TV SpecialHimself - Performer
MTV Video Music Awards 20112011TV SpecialHimself - Nominee / Sketch Performer
MTV Video Music Awards 2011 Pre-Show2011TV SpecialHimself
Tracks2011TV Series documentaryHimself
BET Awards 20112011TV SpecialHimself
Late Show with David Letterman2011TV SeriesHimself - Musical Guest
Rip the Runway '112011TV MovieHimself
The Mo'Nique Show2011TV SeriesHimself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
MTV Europe Music Awards 20112011TV SpecialHimself - Nominee

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2015Hollywood Film AwardHollywood Film AwardsSong of the YearFurious Seven (2015)· Charlie Puth

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2015GrammyGrammy AwardsBest Rap AlbumFor the album "Blacc Hollywood."
2015GrammyGrammy AwardsBest Rap Song· Noel Fisher
2015VMAMTV Video Music Awards (VMA)Best Hip-Hop Video· Charlie Puth
2015VMAMTV Video Music Awards (VMA)Best Collaboration· Charlie Puth
2014GrammyGrammy AwardsBest Rap/Sung Collaboration· The Weeknd
2014VMAMTV Video Music Awards (VMA)Best Hip-Hop VideoFor the video "We Dem Boyz."
2013GrammyGrammy AwardsBest Pop Duo/Group Performance· Maroon 5
2013GrammyGrammy AwardsBest Rap Song· Bruno Mars, Peter Hernandez, Snoop Dogg, Philip Lawrence, Brody Brown
2013People's Choice AwardPeople's Choice Awards, USAFavorite Music Video· Maroon 5
2012GrammyGrammy AwardsBest Rap PerformanceFor the song "Black and Yellow."
2012GrammyGrammy AwardsBest Rap Song· Mikkel S. Eriksen, T.E. Hermansen
2012VMAMTV Video Music Awards (VMA)Best Pop Video· Maroon 5
2011VMAMTV Video Music Awards (VMA)Best New ArtistFor the video "Black and Yellow."


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