R&B Singer

Khalid Donnel Robinson, known mononymously as Khalid, is an American singer and songwriter. He is signed to Right Hand Music Group and RCA Records. He rose to fame after the release of his debut studio album American Teen, which was certified 4× platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America.

Full Name
Khalid Donnel Robinson
Feb 11, 1998
Net Worth


Khalid Donnel Robinson, better known as Khalid, was born on February 11th, 1998 in Fort Stewart, Georgia. His zodiac sign is Aquarius, and his ethnicity is African-American. He moved a lot during his childhood due to his father's military career and has lived in six different states by the time he was 14. 

Khalid first developed an interest in music when he was in middle school and began writing songs with friends at the age of 12. In high school, he formed a rap group called “The Glitch” which specialized in producing remixes of popular songs. As a solo artist, Khalid released his debut single “Location” in 2016 which gained him recognition from both critics and fans alike. By the end of 2017, “Location” had been certified Platinum by the RIAA and was also certified Gold by ARIA and MC. 

In 2018, Khalid released his second studio album "Suncity" which included hit singles such as "OTW", "Saturday Nights", and "Better". Later that year, he won the American Music Award for Favorite Male Artist - Soul/R&B as well as MTV Video Music Award for Best New Artist. The following year he received two Grammy nominations for Song of the Year and Best Music Video for "Talk". 

Throughout his career so far, Khalid has collaborated with numerous artists including Fifth Harmony, Normani, Calvin Harris, Alessia Cara and more. He has also made appearances on various television shows such as The Late Late Show With James Corden and Saturday Night Live.

Life Timeline

<div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1998</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Khalid is Born</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">On February 11, 1998, Khalid Robinson was born in Fort Stewart, Georgia.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2014</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Begins Writing Music</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Khalid begins writing music and posts his first song, “Saved”, on Soundcloud.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2015</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Moves to El Paso, TX</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Khalid moves to El Paso, Texas with his mother where he finishes high school.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2016</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Signs Record Deal with RCA</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Khalid signs a record deal with RCA Records and releases his debut single “Location”.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2017</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Releases Debut Album</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Khalid releases his debut album, American Teen, which goes on to be certified double platinum.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2019</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Releases Sophomore Album</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Khalid releases his second album, Free Spirit, which enters the Billboard 200 at number one.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2020</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Grammy Nomination for Best New Artist</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Khalid is nominated for Best New Artist at the 62nd Annual Grammy Awards.</p></div>

Why We Love Them

<div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">A.</span> His Music</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Khalid is a talented R&B singer whose music is loved by many. He has a unique sound that combines elements of hip hop, soul, and pop to create something new. His lyrics are honest and heartfelt, making it easy to connect to his music.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">B.</span> He's an Inspiration</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Khalid has become an inspiration for young people everywhere. He has encouraged them to pursue their dreams no matter what obstacles they may face and to never give up. He is a reminder that it is possible to make your dreams come true.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">C.</span> His Style</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Khalid has a unique style that is both fashionable and comfortable. He often wears oversized clothing with bold colors and patterns, making him stand out from the crowd. His style is often copied by fans who want to emulate his signature look.</p></div>

Interesting Facts

<div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">1.</span> Khalid's Real Name is Khalid Robinson</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Khalid's real name is Khalid Robinson, and he was born on February 11th, 1998 in Fort Stewart, Georgia.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">2.</span> He was Raised by a Single Mother</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Khalid was raised by his single mother, and the two moved around a lot due to her job in the military. He spent time in Germany, Fort Drum in New York, and El Paso, Texas.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">3.</span> He Began Writing Music at Age 15</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Khalid began writing music as early as age 15. His first song was written while he was still in high school.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">4.</span> He Signed with RCA Records at Age 17</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">At just 17 years old, Khalid signed a record deal with RCA Records in 2016. His debut album "American Teen" was released in 2017.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">5.</span> First Artist to Reach 100 Million Streams on Apple Music</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">In 2018, Khalid became the first artist to reach 100 million streams on Apple Music. He has gone on to win several Grammy Awards, including Best Urban Contemporary Album for "Free Spirit" (2019).</p></div>


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