Charlamagne Tha God is an American television personality, author and radio presenter. Charlamagne Tha God The original name is Lenard McKelvey. He serves as the co-host of the radio show The Breakfast Club along with DJ Envy and Angela Yee. In the year 2015, he ran the MTV2 show Uncommon Sense.
Prior to that, he and Wendy Williams hosted a show ‘The Wendy Williams Experience’ on VH1. In the year 2017, he has published a non-fiction book.
Charlamagne Tha God named himself when he was living in school hustle
Charlamagne was born on June 29, 1980, in Charleston, South Carolina, United States. He is the son of Larry Thomas McKelvey. Tha God spent his early childhood in Moncks Corner. According to the New York Times when he was living on school hustle, he used to introduce himself as Charles because he didn’t want others to know his real name. At that time, he was in night school where he was reading a history book about Charlemagne. Later, Tha comes to know that Charlemagne is the French name for Charles the great. So, he changed his name to Charlamagne Tha God.
Charlamagne tha God wife – Jessica Gadsden and Kids
Charlamangne Tha God married Jessica Gadsden in 2014. However, the official date of their marriage is still kept secret by the couple. It is believed that he exchanged the vow with his girlfriend of sixteen years in a private ceremony. Only close friends and family member witnessed their wedding ceremony.
In an interview with Xo Nicole, Charlamagne surprisingly revealed that he has a 7-years-old daughter who convinced him to marry his high school girlfriend. The married couple has two children. He has hidden the bio of his wife and children. We hope soon, he’ll reveal about them.
Charlamagne Tha God began his career as a radio intern and now he is at the peak of his profession
Charlamagne started his professional career as radio intern in South Carolina. Currently, he is living the peak of his professional life interviewing the Hip/Hop artist with his unusual questions. In the beginning, he used to host the show alongside Wendy Williams. Later, the relationship between the two worsened though he always mentioned Williams as his mentor. Charlamagne featured as a cast member in a comedy television series Guy Code on MTV2 as well as narrated the show ‘Inside the label’ on BET.
Besides that, he starred in the show Charlamagne & Friends on MTV2 with Andrew Schulz. At the end of the year 2013 and 2014, he hosted MTV New year’s live event from Time Square, New York. He has also served as a report for 2015 MTV Video Music Award. In 2017, he published a non-fiction book ‘Black Privilege’. The book is published by Simon & Schuster imprint and was successfully earned the Sixth rank by New York Times best-selling books.
Charlamagne tha God Net worth and Salary
Charlamagne Tha God Net Worth and salary: Charlamagne Tha God is an American radio DJ and television personality who has a net worth of $10 million. All this huge net worth is the outcome of his high scale salary. The annual salary of Charlamagne is around 250,000 USD. The numerous shows he performs have played a vital role in collecting huge net worth.
Charlamagne is a versatile television personality man whose hard work led him to appear as the famous and successful Celebrity. He has already reached the height of success that helped him to create his identity on his own. The net worth he has acquired is all the payback of his hard works which is growing every day.