Charlamagne Tha God
Charlamagne Tha God
Celebrated Name: Charlamagne Tha God
Real Name/Full Name: Lenard Larry McKelvey
Gender: Male
Age: 45 years old
Birth Date: 29 June 1978
Birth Place: Charleston, South Carolina, United States
Nationality: American
Height: 1.68 m
Weight: 72 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Jessica Gadsden (m. 2014)
Children: N/A
Profession: American radio presenter, television personality, and author
Net Worth in 2024: $12 Million
Last Updated: April 2024

Lenard McKelvey (aka Charlamagne Tha God) is associated with radio, television, and writing jobs. His career span has seen all including ups, downs, controversies, and the fresh breeze after that.

Maybe you know about Charlamagne Tha God very well But do you know how old and tall is he, and what is his net worth in 2024? If you do not know, We have prepared this article about details of Charlamagne Tha God’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

Early Life

Lenard is a South California guy born on June 29, 1978. He is married to Jessica Gadsden, who was actually his high school girlfriend. They were together for 16 years but got hitched in September 2014. There are no such social appearances of their children, but if sources are to be believed, the couple has two daughters.

He is said to have a personality of ‘calling a spade a spade,’ which we have seen multiple times. He is the limelight of controversy by being blunt about transgenders. The whole scenario became very direct when Trans activists came on his show and shouted that they are not a joke.

The controversy is actually not started by Lenard, but one of his shows ‘The Breakfast club’ guest Lil Duval who said he would kill his partner if he revealed that she is a Trans. To which Lenard agreed and stated that these women should go to jail. This heated up every statement made, resulting in massive outrage and building up the pressure to boycott the show.

There are only unnamed sources that reveal little about his marriage and children at certain intervals. As his professional graph is moving, he is trying to settle down with MTV shows, and writing and probably something interesting is on his way.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 29 June 1978, Charlamagne Tha God is 45 years old as of today’s date 15th April 2024. His height is 1.68 m tall, and his weight is 72 kg.


Lenard started making money by selling drugs at a teenage. He has been arrested thrice by the police, and third time, his father denied his bail. At last, he called his mother and got released after 41 days.

He began his career as a Radio Intern after attending night school after jail days. He got his name Charlamagne when he joined Wendy Williams as a second mic. He wanted to give a title that sounded cool and thus ‘Tha God,’ and the prefix is influenced by drug dealing. His relationships with Wendy Williams went bitter when he offended some of the celebrities on the show by asking inappropriate questions.

As a television personality, he is still connected with MTV2 and has done five shows, out of which one is still running. Some are titled with his name like ‘Charlamagne & Friends’ and ‘Uncommon Sense with Charlamagne Tha God’ (current one).

Apart from radio and television presence, he is the author of a book titled ‘Black Privilege.’ It is published by Simon & Schuster. He has shared his success story and humorously called himself ‘Prince of Pissing People Off’ which everybody can agree upon.

He has recorded an album called ‘South Crack’ in 2008 and is a part of 16 films, of which 13 are the ones where he played the role of his own personality, i.e., Charlamagne Tha God. Rests are roles of a cop, Black Jesus and Shottah.

Awards & Achievement

He became the best-selling author in the New York Times list and ranked sixth.

Net Worth & Salary of Charlamagne Tha God in 2024

Charlamagne Tha God Net Worth
Charlamagne Tha God Net Worth

As of April 2024, He possesses $12 Million of net worth from all the sources include radio, television, writing, discography, and films.

He is an outspoken character who went wrong many times, but he is sport enough to clarify his part at the end. However, the outrage made once is hard to crack, and haters add value to it for some obvious reasons, of course. This is more of unlikely success, i.e., by being blunt, and he even discusses it in the book he has written. He keeps his personal life completely out of the camera shutter.


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