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- What does Charlamagne do for a living?
- Who are Charlamagne’s parents and siblings?
- What are Charlamagne’s interests and hobbies?
- Is Charlamagne married or does he have a Girlfriend/ boyfriend?
- Does Charlamagne have any children?
- Where is Charlamagne now?
- How tall is Charlamagne?
- How much money does Charlamagne earn?
- What is Charlamagne’s net worth?
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Who is Charlamagne tha God?
Charlamagne Tha God (born Lenard Larry McKelvey) is an American radio presenter, television personality, and author. Charlamagne is a co-host of the nationally syndicated radio show The Breakfast Club with DJ Envy and Angela Yee. He also stars in Guy Code, Guy Court, and Girl Code.
He began hosting the MTV2 show Uncommon Sense in 2015 and was previously on The Wendy Williams Experience with Wendy Williams on VH1. In The Breakfast Club show, Charlamagne gives people the credit they deserve for being stupid by crowning one “Donkey of The Day.”
HBO announced in 2018 that they would be teaming up with Charlamagne for a series of four interview specials called The Gray Area With Charlamagne Tha God.
How Old Is Charlamagne tha God? | Real Name
Charlamagne is 43 years old as of 2021. He was born Lenard Larry McKelvey on June 29, 1980, in Charleston, South Carolina, U.S. He shares his birthday with other famous people such as Colin Jost, Nicole Scherzinger, Lily Rabe, Melora Hardin, Troy Deeney, Kawhi Leonard, William Gary Busey among others.
Charlamagne tha God Family
Charlamagne was born to Larry Thomas McKelvey and his wife. He grew up in Moncks Corner, South Carolina. He began selling drugs as a teenager and was arrested twice for possession of marijuana and cocaine with intent to distribute. Charlamagne was arrested for a third time after witnessing a shooting from the back seat of a car. He remained in jail for 41 days after his father refused to pay his bail. He eventually called his mother who paid his bail and was released.
Charlamagne tha God Wife
The popular radio personality has been married to his high school sweetheart Jessica Gadsden since 2014. Gadsden is a personal trainer and fitness instructor.
Charlamagne Tha God Daughter | Kids
Though Charlamagne tries to keep his personal life very private, he is believed to have two daughters.
Charlamagne tha God Radio Station
Charlamagne began attending night school after being released from the county jail. He finally got a job as a radio intern.
Charlamagne Tha God Breakfast Club | Podcast
Alongside DJ Envy and Angela Yee, Charlamagne began hosting The Breakfast Club. The show airs on WWPR-FM in New York City, New York, along with its national television simulcast on Revolt.
The host of the nationally syndicated iHeartMedia program The Breakfast Club was facing pressure over a 17-year-old Jessica Reid rape allegation with a new petition demanding his firing. Reid accused him of rape in 2001. He finally plead guilty to a lesser charge of contributing to the delinquency of a minor and was sentenced to three years of probation.
Charlamagne Tha God Wendy Williams
Charlamagne became the second mic to radio host Wendy Williams and later developed the stage name of Charlamagne, taken from his pseudonym as a drug dealer, “Charles”. He created a new persona based on Charlemagne, who ruled much of western Europe in the late 700s and early 800s, whom he had read about at night school. He then added “Tha God” because it “sounded cool”.
Relations between him and Wendy Williams worsened. Despite this, Charlamagne has stated numerous times on his show The Breakfast Club that he views Williams as a mentor and bears no ill-feeling toward her.
Charlamagne tha God Book
- Black Privilege: Opportunity Comes to Those Who Create It – 2017
- Shook One: Anxiety Playing Tricks on Me – 2018
His book Black Privilege was published by the Simon & Schuster imprint Touchstone in 2017. Steven Kurutz of The New York Times gave the book a mostly positive review, describing it as “a street-smart self-help guide” with typically blunt advice offered in eight different principles. It shares his unlikely success story as well as how embracing one’s truths is a fundamental key to success and happiness.
In Shook One: Anxiety Playing Tricks on Me, Charlamagne reveals his blueprint for breaking free from your fears and anxieties. He chronicles his journey to beat those fears and also shows a path that you too can take to overcome the anxieties that may be holding you back.
Charlamagne tha God Salary
Being the host of the nationally syndicated iHeartMedia program The Breakfast Club, He receives a good salary of $3 million.
Charlamagne Tha God Net Worth
Through his wide career of many years in the media, Charlamagne has an estimated net worth of $10 million.
Charlamagne tha God Kanye West
He interviewed Kanye West in mid-2018 in a high-profile video released ahead of the artist’s Ye album.
Charlamagne Tha God Height
The popular media personality stands at a height of 1.68 m.