Ten fun facts about Wiz Khalifa


Fact 1
Wiz Khalifa is a stage name. Wiz was actually born Cameron Jibril Thomaz in Minot, North Dakota in 1987.

Fact 2
Khalifa is an Arabic word meaning successor or wisdom which was shortened to Wiz early on in his career. Khalifa also stated when he was younger he was good at everything and was called “Young Wiz.”

Fact 3
Khalifa started very young. He decided he wanted to rap at the age of 8, and has been rapping since he was 15 years old.


Fact 4
He got a tattoo of his stage name on his 17th birthday.

Fact 5
Khalifa is an avid supporter of all sports teams from his town, mostly the Pittsburgh Steelers, and many others like NHL's Pittsburgh Penguins, MLB's Pittsburgh Pirates, Arena Football League's Pittsburgh Power, and also the NHL's Chicago Blackhawks.

Fact 6
Khalifa said he spends up to $10,000 a month on weed and smokes every day.

Fact 7
Pittsburgh City Council declared 12-12-12 (December 12, 2012) to be Wiz Khalifa Day in the city.

Fact 8
Khalifa loves his tattoos as much as his weed.

Fact 9
He cites Jimi Hendrix, Camp Lo, The Notorious B.I.G. and Bone Thugs-n-Harmony as musical influences.

Fact 10
His parents divorced when Khalifa was about three years old. His parents' military service caused him to move regularly. Khalifa lived in Germany, the United Kingdom, and Japan before settling in Pittsburgh where he attended Taylor Allderdice High School.


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