Charlamagne tha god net worth: Income & Career

Famous American Celebrity Charlamagne tha god has an astounding net worth of around $10 Million.

Lenard Larry McKelvey, professionally famous as Charlamagne tha God, was born on June 29, 1978, in Charleston, South Carolina, United States.

Meanwhile, he is a radio presenter, television personality, actor, and author.

Charlamagne with a cheerful face.
Charlamagne with a cheerful face.

And, Charlamagne was born to his father, Larry Thomas McKelvey, the man in Moncks Corner who ran illegal nightclubs, and his mother, Julie Ford McKelvey.

Similarly, he is famous for co-hosting the hip-hop iheartRadio program ‘The Breakfast Club.’

Besides these, Charlamagne is also well known social media influencer, an executive producer with his own production company.

Quick Facts

Meanwhile, here are some quick facts about Charlamagne tha god before getting to know more about his net worth:

Full Name Lenard Larry McKelvey
Net Worth $10 Million
Birth Date June 29, 1978
Known as Charlamagne tha God
Age [calculate_years datestring=”06/29/1978″] Years Old
Birth Place Charleston, South Carolina, United States
Residence New York City
Nationality American
Ethnicity Afro-American
Education Berkeley High School
Zodiac Sign Cancer
Religion Christianity
Father’s Name Larry Thomas McKelvey
Mother’s Name  Julie Ford McKelvey
Siblings N/A
Height 5 Feet and 6 Inches
Weight 72 Kg
Sexual Orientation Straight
Hair Bald
Eye Color Dark Brown
Profession Radio presenter, Television personality, Actor, and Author
Active Years 2010- Present
Marital Status Married
Spouse Jessica Gadsden
Children Three daughters
Social Media Twitter, Instagram, Youtube, Facebook
Last Update [current-month], [current-year]

 Charlamagne tha God: Net Worth and Income

Meanwhile, Charlamagne tha God earns his net worth from various ventures. His source of income includes acting, TV Presenting, author, influencer.

And, he charges over $15,000 if he has to be booked for the private event.

Also, Charlamagne earns an annual income of around $3 Million.

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Net Worth of Charlamagne tha God in Different Currencies

Meanwhile, here is the net worth of Charlamagne tha God in various currencies around the globe:

Currency Net Worth
Euro €8,624,000
Pound Sterling £7,382,799
Australian Dollar A$13,778,790
Canadian Dollar C$12,649,800
Indian Rupee ₹741,450,000
BitCoin ฿208.59

Houses and Cars


In December 2020, he sold his house in New Jersey for around $835,000.

And the house had a luxurious four bedrooms, and huge living room full of sunlight, and a basement.

Also, it has a playroom, custom bar, home theater, and gym and was spread over the area of around 5300 Sq.ft.

After selling his house, Charlamagne moved to Florida along with his family.

However, the successful author was a bit stressed about selling his old home as it was first bought by him and has lived for over five years.

And, the current details of his house are, however, not known as of now.


Meanwhile, Charlamagne doesn’t like spending much on his vehicle and hasn’t changed it for a long time. As of now, he holds a Cherokee, which is manufactured by the Jeep.

And, the estimated price of his car is around $50,000, and he is happy with his vehicle.

Lifestyle and Vacations


Meanwhile, Charlamagne tha God leads a luxurious lifestyle. 

However, he has a history that was tough and had many nightmares, resulting in anxiety issues. But as of now, he has changed a lot.

And, the artist has created a healthy habit as of now. He goes to the gym, writes books, gives motivational speeches, and loves spending quality time with his family.

Charlamagne tha god is posing for the camera.
Charlamagne, tha god is posing for the camera.

Similarly, Charlamagne tha God is very fond of music, and it helps with his anxiety issues. And, some of his favorite music is by artist Raekwon, JAYZ.

Regarding his personal life, Charlamagne likes to keep his personal life private.

Also, he had once vowed not to bring any matters about his daughters on the social media platform until they were mature enough to handle the exposure.


Similarly, Charlamagne tha God spends his time in various places around the globe.

His vacations places are Spain, Mexico, Florida, and Las Vegas.

And, he has recently been to Anguilla with his family for refreshments which he published as an appreciation to one of his friends.

But, the actor likes to keep his life private and doesn’t want to reveal much detailed information about him and his family over the social media platform.

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Movies & Album, Investments, Books, and Online Earnings

Movies & Album

Meanwhile, Charlamagne the God earns his net worth by acting in various movies and hosting on TV and radio.

And, he has acted in movies called ‘Grow House,’ which was released in 2017.

However, the film was unsuccessful and managed to collect over $35K in video sales.

Besides these, Charlamagne also made a cameo appearance in the movie ‘Ride Along‘ released in 2014. It was a blockbuster hit with over $153 Million in worldwide earnings.

Also, he acted in a movie called ‘After Party, which was released in 2018. 

Similarly, Charlamagne had a performance in ‘Uncle Tom,’ which was released in 2020, and Boogie in 2021.

And, Boogie managed to collect over $4 Million in the box office collections.

Also, he had released an album called ‘South Crack,’ which can be purchased on the online platform for about $6.95. 


Meanwhile, the radio star has also invested his money in Capital Hill for African American communities.

It is estimated that he had made an investment of over $300,000 in the organization.

Also, he is the founder of the Black Effect Podcast Network and earns a good amount of earnings from that as well.

Online Earnings

Besides these, Charlamagne also earns a good amount of money from his Youtube channel.

And, his interview with various celebrities through his production earns him an appreciable amount of earnings adding to his net worth.

Meanwhile, a video called ‘Growth with Gucci’ has over 5.6 Million views over the online platform, which grabs him around $44.8K.

Similarly, his other video Charlamagne, tha god and Meek Vill, has over 3.1 Million views, which successfully made over $29.45K from the views over the video.

Furthermore, Live your Truth is another presentation with over 2.6 Million views over the online platform, making over $24.7K.

Following this, there are a lot of videos with over a million views, which makes him a millionaire just from the channel views and advertisements published over it.


Meanwhile, Charlamagne is also a successful author and has released a book.

In 2017, Charlamagne published a book called ‘Black Privilege: Opportunity comes to those who create it,’ ranked sixth in 2017 in the New Times best-selling book.

And, the book costs around $8.99 for the hardcover edition.

Also, he released another book in 2018 called ‘Shook One: Anxiety Playing Tricks on Me.’

And, the book costs around $15.99  for the hardcover edition, while the paperback version costs around $7.99.

Therefore, he earns an appreciable amount of money from his author skills as well.


Meanwhile, Charlamagne tha god began attending night school after his release from the county prison. Following this, he proceeded to be the second mic to radio host Wendy Williams. 

Further, he created his nickname, the famous ‘Charlamagne that god.’

In 2010, Charlamagne tha god began hosting ‘The Breakfast Club’ alongside DJ Envy and Angela Yee on WWPR-FM in New York.

Charlamagne is taking pictures with his wife.
Charlamagne is taking pictures with his wife.

The following year, Charlamagne served as a cast member of Guy Code, a comedy television show on MTV-2 that talks about a unique code of conduct just for me.

As of now, he stars and hosts the MTV2 show Uncommon Sense.


Meanwhile, Charlamagne is a person with enormous philanthropic works.

And, he has launched Mental Wealth Alliance Foundation to establish a fundamental and far-searching generational support system for mental health.

Also, the multitalented DJ has donated around $250,000 in the field of education.

Additionally, Charlamagne also admires African American women and works for their welfare. He also has donated around $250,000 to South Carolina state university.

And, this amount was for The Ford Family Endowed Scholarship fund, which provides the scholarship to black women who major in English, Communication or studying to become mental health professionals.

Also, the radio presenter has made scholarship donations to his mother’s foundation, which he named after her. Moreover, the College scholarship was for Black women pursuing career fields. 

And, he has donated around $5000 to the Steve and Marjorie Harvey Foundation.

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Social Media

Meanwhile, Charlamagne is famous among his fan over the social media platform. His followers over the social media platform are:

Twitter: 2.1 Million

Instagram: 3.9 Million

Youtube: 220K

3 Facts about Charlamagne tha God

  • And, he gave himself the name Charlamagne by combining his drug dealer name ‘Charles’ and ‘King Charlemagne’ who ruled western Europe.
  • Charlamagne tha God was arrested twice when he was a teenager, illegally taking and distributing marijuana and cocaine.
  • Also, Charlamagne’s father once denied him bail, so he had to stay 41 days in Jail.

Quotes of Charlamagne tha God

“Everything starts with a thought. Your thoughts become things, and anything that your mind can conceive, you can achieve.”

“I think forgiveness is overrated, personally, because some things people do are unforgivable.”

“Honesty is a foundation, and it’s usually a solid foundation. Even if I do get in trouble for what I said, it’s something that I can stand on.”


Was Charlamagne tha God accused of Sexual assault?

In 2001, Charlamagne tha God was accused of sexual assault but was proved innocent after the DNA Evidence.

Why is Charlamagne tha God famous?

Charlamagne tha God is famous for being the co-host in the popular podcast Brilliant Idiots.

What does Charlamagne tha God’s spouse do?

Charlamagne tha God’s wife, Jessica Gadsden, is a physical trainer, and they have been together since high school.

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