Are you one of the fans who are wondering how tall is Wiz Khalifa? Born on 8th September 1987, and settled in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania, Wiz Khalifa has today become one of the best rappers around. His rhymes and lyrics are unique yet charismatic and his attitude towards singing has ensured he rise till the top. It is through his constant efforts that people today believe that Pittsburgh can also produce some top star talent. Born as Cameron Jibril Thomaz, Wiz Khalifa took up this stage name because he was always called a ‘Young Wiz’ because he was good at everything from an early age. Also, his grandfather who was a Muslim named him Khalifa, which means ‘successor’. The name is close to his heart and he got it tattooed on himself when he turned 17.
However, the man has always been in constant news for his impressive height and weight. Both help him have a better stage presence. Wiz Khalifa height is 6 feet 4 inches, though many rumors claim he is 6 feet 5 inches. However, he has confirmed in many interviews that he is 6’4”. Are you also wondering how much does Wiz Khalifa weigh? Wiz Khalifa weighs 165 pounds.
Wiz Khalifa was born in Minot, North Dakota to military parents. However, his parents separated when he was just 3 and he moved around a lot to various military bases across the globe while he was growing up. He says he learnt a lot through his traveling experiences and started writing at a very early age. However, he was 9 years old when he first wrote lyrics and at the young age of 12 he started recording as well as producing his records. In Pittsburgh, where his family was settled, he used a small local studio by the name of I.D. Labs to build his solo career as a lyricist and rapper. That is where he was first noticed by Benjy Grinberg from Rostrum Records and his career took off.
Wiz Khalifa soon changed the image of Pittsburgh for music lovers across the country. He says his inspiration to make beautiful and meaningful music came from Jay-Z, Wu-Tang clan, Bone Thugs-N-Harmony and Three 6 Mafia. When his career took off with Rostrum, he created a buzz in Pittsburgh with his hot singles. Soon, he drew the attention of nation with his tape Prince of the City: Welcome to Pistolvania in early 2006. When later that year he also introduced a full length album by the name of Show and Prove, he turned in to an overnight sensation in the hip hop circles of Pittsburgh.
Wiz Khalifa started with a stint on the radio and soon became very famous. In 2006 he introduced his first album and in 2007 he got himself as well as his team at Rostrum a deal with Warner Bros. His hot single “Say Yeah” made waves and went on to feature in the Top 20 Billboard Hot Rap Songs. However, his career with Warner Bros ended with this and he introduced ‘Deal or No deal’ with Rostrum in 2009. His song ‘Black and Yellow’ became the unofficial anthem for the NFL team, bringing him more recognition. It went on to become the Number 1 song on Billboard Hot 100 and urged the opposing team Green Bay Packers to sign on Lil Wayne for a song ‘Green and Yellow’ in answer. Signed currently by Atlantis Records, Wiz Khalifa introduced his first album with them named ‘Rolling Papers’ in March 2011.
The man has made a name for himself in the industry based on his talent and his relentless hard work. Still wondering how tall is Wiz Khalifa?
Wiz Khalifa height is 6’4”(195cm)