Facts of Khalid
|Birth Name||Khalid Donnel Robinson|
|Birth City||Fort Stewart, Georgia|
|Mother Name||Linda Wolfe|
|Education||Americas High School|
|Date of Birth||February 11,1998|
Professionally known as Khalid, Khalid Donnel Robinson is an American singer and songwriter who rose to the spotlight from his debut single Location, which was released in July 2016.
He released his debut album American Teen on 3rd March 2017, which peaked at no. 1 and earned him six Grammy nominations. To date, he has released several hit songs like Love Lies, Silence, Lovely, Better, and Young Dumb and Broke.
What Is Khalid’s Net Worth At The Moment?
As per Celebrity Net Worth, Khalid is estimated at around $6 million as of early 2020. He earns his million-dollar fortune from his successful career as a singer.
In the United States of America, an aspiring singer can earn around $28.15-$76.19 per hour to $35,580 to $48,682 per year. Besides this, he also pockets an impressive sum of money from his endorsements, tours, and sponsorships.
Short Career Highlight
Robinson began writing and creating music while he was still in high school. He began posting his early works to SoundCloud, and in July 2016, he reached no. 2 on the Billboard Twitter Emerging Artists chart.
His debut single Location was released on 26th January 2017 by Right Hand Music Group and RCA Records. The song began charting and was featured in several publications like Yahoo, Billboard, BuzzFeed, and Rolling Stone.
His debut studio album entitled American Teen was released on 3rd March 2017, which received critical acclaim. The album includes hit singles like Location, Young Dumb & Broke, Saved, and sold about 1,220,000 album-equivalent units by the end of 2017.
The album won Grammy Award nominations for Best Urban Contemporary and Best R&B Song at the 2018 ceremony.
In 2018, he collaborated with singer-songwriter Billie Eilish on the song Lovely. He then teamed with Halsey for Benny Blanco’s debut single Eastside.
His second album Free Spirit was released on 5th April 2019 with hit singles like Talk and Right Back. The album debuted atop the US Billboard 200, selling 202,000 units in its first week.
Following the release of his second album, Khalid was reported to become the biggest global artist on Spotify, with 50.4 million monthly listeners subsequently surpassing Ariana Grande.
His Free Spirit World Tour began on 20th June 2019 in Glendale at Gila River Arena and concluded on 5th December 2019 in Sydney at Qudos Bank Arena.
Where Does Khalid Reside?
The 23-year-old singer reportedly resides in Encino, where he owns a 2,787 square feet 4bedroom and 4.5 bathroom home. As per reports, Khalid purchased the house for $1.875 million, $325,000 lesser than the listing price (2.2 million).
On the other hand, he rides around expensive cars like BMW M6 Gran Coupe, which cost around $119,900 and Range Rover worth $90,900 in the USA.
Where Was Khalid Born In?
Khalid Donnel Robinson was born on 11th February 1998 in Fort Stewart, Georgia, the United States of America to Linda Wolfe. He is an American as per his nationality and has Afro-American descent.
Robinson spent his childhood in several locations, including Fort Campbell, Fort Drum, and New York, where he went to Carthage Senior High School. He later moved to El Paso, Texas, with his family and enrolled at Americas High School.
Is He Dating Anyone?
The Location singer is reportedly single at the moment. He prefers a low-key life despite his fame and rarely talks about his personal life.
As per sources, he was rumored to be dating Fifth Harmony singer Normani Kordei; however, the duo said that they were just friends.