Charlamagne Tha God Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 16 Sep, 2018
Facts of Charlamagne Tha God
Date of Birth: 1980 , June-29
Age: 38 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Name Lenard McKelvey
Birth Name Lenard McKelvey
Nick Name Charlamagne Tha God
Father Larry Thomas McKelvey
Nationality American
Birth Place/City South Carolina
Ethnicity Afro-American
Profession TV personality
Working For Radio, TV and Movies
Net Worth $10 million
Married Yes
Married to Jessica Gadsden (m. 2014)
Music Group South Crack
Books Black Privilege: Opportunity Comes to Those Who Create It
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Lenard McKelvey aka Tha Charlamagne Tha God is an American television personality, an author, and a radio presenter. Started his career as a radio intern, he has starred in several shows such as Guy Code, Guy Court, and Girl Code.

Tha Charlamagne Tha God has also appeared on the VH1 show, The Wendy Williams Experience. In 2015, he began hosting the MTV2 show Uncommon Sense. In 2008, he released his mixtape south Crack: The Album. Tha God is married to Jessica Gadsden since 2014. 

Early Life And Education Of Tha God

Charlamagne Tha God was born as Lenard McKelvey on 29th June 1980, to Larry Thomas McKelvey in Charleston, South Carolina, United States. He belongs to Black-American ethnicity and holds an American nationality.

Charlamagne Tha God spent his early childhood in Moncks Corner. According to some sources, 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.

Charlamagne Tha God was in night school, where he was reading a history book about Charlemagne. Later, they come to know that, Charlamagne Tha God is the French name for Charles the great. So, he changed his name to Charlamagne Tha Charlamagne Tha God.

Tha God's Career

Charlamagne Tha God started his professional career as a radio intern in the South Carolina. Currently, he is living at the peak of his professional life interviewing the Hip/Hop artist with his unusual questions.

CAPTION: Hip-hop artist Tha God SOURCE: Houston Defender

In the beginning, Charlamagne Tha God hosted the show alongside Wendy Williams. Later, the relationship between the two worsened though he always mentioned Williams as his mentor.

Charlamagne Tha God featured as a cast member in a comedy TV series Guy Code on MTV2 as well as narrated the show ‘Inside the label’ on BET. 

Besides that, Charlamagne Tha God starred in the show Charlamagne & Friends on MTV2 with Andrew Schulz. At the end of the year 2013 & 2014, he hosted the MTV New year’s live event from Time Square, New York.

Charlamagne Tha God has also served as a report for 2015 MTV Video Music Award. In 2017, he published a non-fiction book ‘Black Privilege’ which published by Simon & Schuster imprint and was successfully earned the Sixth rank by New York Times best-selling books.

Tha God's Net Worth

Charlamagne Tha Charlamagne Tha God is a talented TV personality. His hard work led him to appear as the famous & successful Celebrity. He has already reached the height of success, which helped him to create his identity on his own.

Charlamagne Tha God has a total net worth of $10 million. His annual salary is $3 million. He is best known for being the host of The Breakfast Club.

Tha God's Personal life

Charlamagne Tha God, 37, is married and has two children. She currently resides with his wife and children.

CAPTION: Tha God and his wife Jessica Gadsden SOURCE: Frostsnow

Charlamagne Tha God tied the knot with his high school sweetheart Jessica Gadsden in September 2014 in a private ceremony along with friends and family member.

As per some online sources, the couple has two daughters. The source also cited that her elder daughter convinced him to get married to Jessica.

Charlamagne Tha God released a self-help book named Black Privilege: Opportunity Comes to Those Who Create It in 2017. The book successfully became a New York Times best-seller for more than two months.

 

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