Charlamagne Tha God Career and Net Worth
Charlamagne Tha God Career and Net Worth, Who is Charlamagne tha God’s wife? as well as more fascinating facts are presented in this article.
Charlamagne Tha God is an American radio DJ and television personality. He has approximately $10 million in net worth as of this writing. He is a very famous figure within hip-hop circles. He is known for his comments on issues that bother on the musical genre. He has interviewed some of the very best and recognizable stars of this era.
Charlamagne That God Early Life
Charlamagne That God was born Lenard Larry McKelvey on June 29, 1978 in Charleston, South Carolina. Growing up in the streets of Moncks Corcer is quite a tough ask for a boy. He quite expectedly got involved in crime at a very tender age. He was arrested quite a number of times. Lenard was arrested for possession of marijuana and cocaine with the intention to distribute. McKelvey got arrested ones for drive-by-shooting although he had little role or no involvement in the shooting. For this, he was incarcerated for over a month. After he was released from prison, he decided to give his life a ‘lift’ -this decision perhaps saved his life.
Charlamagne That God Early Radio Career
McKelvy quickly enrolled in a night school with the view to pursuing a career in broadcasting and media. He got an internship at a radio broadcasting center. IN no time, he was the second-in-command to no mean personality than Wendy Williams. He read about King Charlamagne who ruled a larger part of Europe in the Middle Ages whilst he was in night school. McKelvey’ alias during his times selling drugs was “Charles” – His combined the two names to form his radio moniker – Charlamagne and added Tha God simply by choice. He infused his own style into what he had learned from Wendy Williams right from the onset. His rather blunt and straight-to-the-point way of interviewing was quite unconventional for someone who was new in the business. This approach did not always make his guests happy but it earned Charlamagne Tha God a huge reputation within the Hip-Hop community. His confidence and boldness became too much for Wendy Williams to handle. It therefore came as no surprise when he left the show.
Charlamagne That God The Breakfast Club
Charlamagne Tha God started hosting The Breakfast Club in 2010. The move bolstered greatly McKelvey efforts at fame and made him a formidable force in the radio industry. The show is broadcast on television and it airs on over 90 radio markets in the United States. He goes down as one of the most vociferous hosts on the show and his straightforward, non-nonsense style pervaded his approach to radio. His approach had stoked several verbal altercations between him and his guests. He gave himself nicknames like “Architect for Aggravation”, “Hip-hop Howard Stern” and a lot more after pinning his reputation firmly in radio. Who is Charlamagne Tha God’s wife? Well, he is married to Jessica Gadsden.
Charlamagne That God Television Career
McKelvey has made a number of appearances in several television shows mostly on MTV. McKelvey’s first major role was in 2011 with his appearance on the show Guy Code. He had his show “Charlamagne & Friends” later on. Charlamagne was the co-host of several MTV events like the MTV Music Video Award pre-show.