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Full NameCharlamagne tha God
First NameLenard
Middle NameLarry
Last NameMcKelvey
Birth NameLenard Larry McKelvey
Other NameCharlamagne tha God
ProfessionRadio host
Birth CityCorner, South Carolina
Birth CountryUnited States
Father NameLarry Thomas McKelvey
Gender IdentityMale
Sexual OrientationStraight
Marital StatusMarried
SpouseJessica Gadsden (m. 2014)
FilmographyBodied,Grow House,Black,White & Blue
Height168 cm
Twitter Profile
Insta Profile
Date of BirthJune 29,1978
Age41 years
Married Date2014
Amount$10 million

How Much Is American Radio Presenter Charlamagne tha God's Net Worth?

Lenard Larry McKelvey, famous as Charlamagne tha God is an American radio presenter for the nationally syndicated radio show The Breakfast Club, co-hosted alongside DJ Envy and Angela Yee.

Professional for nearly a decade, Charlamagne started as a radio intern and now enjoys massive sum from his career success. As of 2019, he has an estimated net worth of $10 million.

Over the years, Charlamagne has made numerous headlines with his open criticisms and controversies with many famous celebrities including rapper Birdman, the finance of American singer-songwriter Toni Braxton.

He Earns Salary of $3 Million Annually: Income Sources

After a taste of jail, while in teenage due to involvement in drug sells, Charlamagne tha God's career has gained a remarkable turn.

Initially working as a radio intern, Charlamagne fame began to rise up after he worked on VH1's The Wendy Williams Experience with Wendy Williams.

Later, his career got a breakthrough in 2010 after he joined WWPR-FM and hosted the show The Breakfast Club, alongside DJ Envy and Angela Yee.

According to Celebrity Net Worth, Charlamagne owns the net worth of $10 million as of July 2019. The major source of his income is radio hosting while the career as a TV personality & author had aided his fortune.

The Breakfast Club radio host Charlamagne tha God owns $10 million net worth
The Breakfast Club radio host Charlamagne tha God owns $10 million net worth

Reportedly, Charlamagne tha God earns the salary of $3 million per year.

Over the years, he has worked in many TV shows like Guy Code (2011-2015), MTV New Year's Live from Times Square and 2015 MTV Video Music Awards pre-show.

Currently, Charlamagne narrates BET Show's Inside the Label and hosts a YouTube series called Emerging Hollywood on The Hollywood Reporter's YouTube channel.

His fortune is often compared with other radio personalities like Troi Torian ($300,000), Faith Salie ($100K-$1 million) and Julian Rhind-Tutt ($14 million).

Author Of 2 Books

Till date, Charlamagne has written 2 books revolving around his unlikely success story and fundamentals to success.

On April 18, 2017, his book Black Privilege: Opportunity Comes to Those Who Create It was released and named to New York Times list of best-selling hardback non-fiction by May 2017.

Then, Charlamagne tha God released the first book's follow-up Shook One: Anxiety Playing Tricks on Me on October 23, 2018.

His books are available on Amazon for:

  1. Black Privilege: Opportunity Comes to Those Who Create It- $11.99 (Kindle) and $18.19 (Hardcover)
  2. Shook One: Anxiety Playing Tricks on Me- $13.99 (Kindle) and $11.6 (Hardcover)

Endorsements & Charity Works

At the moment, no detail on Charlamagne's endorsement deals or earnings from sponsorship is out. Surely, as a famous figure with over 3.1 million followers on Instagram, he lures brands with for many endorsement deals approaches.

Well, he is also an avid user of Twitter with over 2.09 million followers as of July 2019.

As per Influencer Marketing Hub, Charlamagne tha God's Instagram account has the potential to call on $6,307-$10,512 per sponsored post.

Also, the American radio host is active in charity works but keeps it low-key. Surely, he has associations with many non-profit organizations.

Assets, House, Cars, Lifestyle & Expenses

It's obvious that with such a massive fortune, Charlamagne is blessed with a lavish lifestyle and owns a jaw-dropping asset collection.

Well, much like his personal life, the American radio host keeps his property empire details including house low-key. Though, some sources cite that he owns hundreds of thousand dollars worth residence in New York.

For a fact, the average house in the United States is around $226,800, while specifically in New York, the median price turns to be $676,000.

As per Taddlr, Charlamagne tha God owns a Grand Cherokee car, estimated to be $40,000 worth. The further details on his other cars are yet to be out.

Alongside expenses on assets & daily life luxury, Charlamagne tha God spends on costly clothes, travels, raising children and tax payments.

Tax Expenses & Insurance

No matter an individual be a celebrity or an ordinary US resident, all are liable to tax payments and Charlamagne tha God is no exception.

Reportedly, a property owner in the United States has to pay 0-4% of its assessed value as property tax, accompanied by the yearly insurance premium of $1,000 per year.

On the other hand, the income tax comes in the range of 10%-37%; the effective rate depends on the amount of income and the State where the policy is levied.

Charlamagne tha God's Personal Life: Age, Height, Family, Education, Wife & Kids

Charlamagne tha God was born on June 29, 1978, in Moncks Corner, South Carolina, the USA to Larry Thomas McKelvey. The identity of his mother is yet to be out.

Charlamagne's real name is Lenard Larry McKelvey, and later developed the stage name as "Charlamagne tha God." He holds American nationality and hails from African descent.

As reported, during his teenage, the future-radio host used to sell drugs and was jailed for 41 days. Later, Larry aka Charlamagne's mother paid the for bail and was released.

After being released from jail, he began to attend night school for education along with a day job as a radio intern, that followed his professional radio career.

As of July 2019, Charlamagne tha God's age is 41 and has a height of 5 ft. 6 inches (168 cm).

Wife & Children

Well, Charlamagne is a happily married man and enjoys a blissful relationship with his wife Jessica Gadsden. He and Jessica exchanged vows on September 6, 2014, after being together for 16 years.

Charlamagne tha God and his wife Jessica
Charlamagne tha God and his wife Jessica

Furthermore, it is reported that the duo shares 2 daughters together. However, Charlamagne prefers to keep his family issues out of reach from the media.

In an interview with Xo Nicole, in October 2018, he stated that his 7-year old daughter convinced him to marry with their mother (his long-time girlfriend Jessica).

For a fact, no reports on the past relationship or any dating issues of Charlamagne is out.

Did you know? Charlamagne's wife owns a gym, she is a Webster University graduate with a Masters degree in Business Administration.


Alongside a fabulous radio hosting, Charlamagne tha God has also gained a wide name when it comes to controversy.

His open criticism and willingness to ask personal questions had led to altercations & arguments on air. From rapper Birdman to Democratic Presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren, Charlamange's controversy has made headlines often.

Recently in June 2019, during an on-air interview with Presidental candidate Elizabeth Warren, he commented on her false claim of having Native American ancestry and compared her to Rachel Dolezal.

Updated On Tue Oct 15 2019 Published On Sun Jul 14 2019 By