What is the net worth of Charlamagne Tha God?

Charlamagne Tha God Net Worth is US$ 10 Million as of 2022.

Net worthUS$ 10 Million
Born:June 29, 1978 (45 Years)
Birth NameLenard Larry Mckelvey
Height5’ 6”
Country of OriginAmerican
Source of wealthProfessional Radio Host
Marital StatusMarried
SpouseJessica Gadsden
Famous ForCohost of the nationally syndicated hip-hop iHeartRadio program


The Breakfast Club, a nationally televised hip-hop program on iHeartRadio, is where most people are familiar with Charlamagne Tha God. He is a cohost of the well-known podcast “Brilliant Idiots”, a social media influencer, and an executive producer with his own production business, “CThaGod World LLC”. Charlamagne, who was born and bred in the South Carolina town of Moncks Corner, swiftly established himself as the most distinctive and alluring media figure of the present. His viewpoint and thought-provoking celebrity interviews contribute to the daily national dialogue regarding problems about hip-hop, racism, culture, and politics.

He is the author of “Shook One: Anxiety Playing Tricks” and also of e New York Times Best Sellers which is titled “Black Privilege and Me: Opportunity Comes to Those Who Create It”. In addition to appearing on MTV and MTV2, Charlamagne Tha God cohosts the widely listened-to hip-hop “iHeartRadio” programmed “The Breakfast Club”.



Charlamagne began cohosting a syndicated radio show.


Hosted “The Breakfast Club”.


bookpublished “Black Privilege: Opportunity Comes to Those Who Create It “.


Charlamagne Tha God at the “Montclair film Festival”.

Early Life

He was born in the month of June on 29th in the year 1978 to his parents one of whom converted to Islam. He had been detained twice for marijuana and cocaine possession with the plans to distribute as a youngster while growing up in South Carolina. Following a third arrest for being close to a non-fatal gunshot, McKelvey’s father had declined to post bail for his son. His father decided to “give him another shot” after he had spent 41 days regarding his charges in jail and requested his mother to post bail. After being freed, McKelvey decided that he should start going to night school and eventually graduated from Berkeley High School (in Moncks Corner).

After he attended a  party in 2001, McKelvey was also charged with s*xual assault. Throughout the trial, He cooperated with the police and also denied having s*x with the victim. He also provided DNA evidence which serves as the evidence. He eventually pled guilty to a misdemeanor count of contributing to the delinquency of a minor and was given three-year probation.


McKelvey started his radio career as an intern for Charleston’s Z93 Jamz. He also participated in WHXT. To work as Wendy Williams’ second mic, he shifted from South Carolina in the year 2006. To create a new persona based on Charlemagne (also who was  known as Charles the Great), who ruled much of Western Europe during  800 A.D., he came up with the stage name “Charlamagne,” which was derived from his street name as a drug dealer, “Charles.” He added the qualifier “Tha God” because it “sounded cool. His direct questioning and in-depth radio interviews with hip-hop and R&B musicians were to increase his public prominence but triggered his relationship with the show’s guests. He lost his job when the program which was canceled in 2008. He started doing the morning program for Philadelphia’s radio 100.3 The Beat in the year 2008.

Charlamagne Tha God started serving as a co-host of “The Breakfast Club” in 2010. In comparison to his previous radio career, this shift would catapult him to popularity and success on a much wider scale. The program airs on over 90 radio stations across the country and is also carried on television.

Charlamagne Tha God has made several television appearances, especially on MTV. In 2011, when he first started to participate in the sitcom Guy Code, he played his first significant role. At one point, he was also granted his own program, which was known as “Charlamagne & Friends”. Additionally, he has co-hosted a number of MTV events, including the pre-show for the “MTV Music Video Awards”. He received a second show in 2015, titled Uncommon Sense with Charlamagne Tha God. Additionally, he was assigned the narrating role for BET’s Inside The Label. The personality has achieved success on streaming services like YouTube, iTunes, and SoundCloud in addition to traditional television.

Charlamagne Tha God has undertaken a number of extra business endeavors in addition to his work as a TV personality. He wrote a book titled “Black Privilege: Opportunity Comes to Those Who Create It”, which was published in 2017. The book was a self-help manual written with young black individuals in challenging situations in mind. The New York Times’ list of best-selling hardback non-fiction titles included the book at number six and gave it favorable reviews. 2018 saw the publication of McKelvey’s second book, Shook Ones: Anxiety Playing Games with Me. In addition to acting as an executive producer, Charlamagne Tha God also owns and operates a production firm named “CThaGod World Inc.”.


Here are some best highlights about his Career:

  • Charlamagne Tha God Rappers saying ‘RIP’ but glorifying street lifestyle feels mighty hypocritical.
  • Fans share Charlamagne Tha God highlights Amid the ‘Breakfast Club’ shake-up.
  • Cash’s Bryan and Ronald Williams, Charlamagne Tha God Among Honorees at 30th Annual Living Legends Foundation Gala.
  • Charlamagne Tha God Expands Imprint into Graphic Fiction to Create New Black and Brown Superheroes.

Frequently Asked Questions

Why is Charlamagne called the God?

He devised the stage name ‘Charlamagne’ derived from his street name as a drug dealer ‘Charles’ and developed a new persona based on Charlamagne, who ruled much of western Europe circa 800 A. D. he added ‘The God’ because it sounded cool.

What is the net worth of Charlamagne Tha god?

The net worth of Charlamagne Tha god is US$ 10 Mn.


Television and media personality Charlamagne Tha God cohosts the widely listened-to hip-hop iHeartRadio show The Breakfast Club. He is a cohost of the well-known podcast Brilliant Idiots, a social media influencer, and an executive producer with his own production business, CThaGod World LLC.