French Montana Bio, Career, Net worth, Girlfriend, Childhood, facts
Who is French Montana?
Karim Kharbouch, commonly referred to as French Montana, is a Moroccan - American hip hop recording artist. He is also the founder of Coke Boys Records. In addition, in 2012 he signed a joint venture recording deal with Bad Boy Records and Maybach Music Group.
In the Early life of French Montana?
Karim was born on November 9, 1984, in Rabat, Morocco, to mother Khadija Guled and father Abdela Kharbouch. He belongs to a mixed ethnic background of Moroccan and some Somali. He also holds American nationality. Talking about his childhood, Karim grew up on the family estate outside Casablanca, where he lived most of his early life. Karim left for New York City in 1996 from Morocco. His family then settled in the South Bronx. He spent most of his days listening to American rap music and playing soccer with his elder brother Zack.
Regarding his education, Karim attended t Lehman High. Next, he joined Roosevelt High. There, his language barrier quickly earned him the nickname ‘French’. Later, he began dropping out of school while his mother went on welfare to support the family.
In the Career of French Montana
Fig: French Montana during concert
Initially, Karim began raping alongside his good friend Cams under the name Young French. Next, they had an idea to put together a rap DVD to interview emerging hip-hop artists. Soon, when they were 18, they released' Cocaine City.' It became one of the street's hottest-selling DVDs. Eventually his friends Droop Pop, Cheeze, and Brock joined him and together they formed the Coke Boys. In 2003, two men attacked Karim and shot in the head. He survived the attack, luckily. Although the bullet wasn't fatal, it took him several weeks of treatment to recover completely. Then he started working on his first mixtape and continued to produce his ' Cocaine City ' series as well.
Two years later, he debuted French Revolution Vol.1. He then worked with Akon on a few tracks together. Eventually, he was signed by Akon, but a few business issues with his label forced him to drop Karim. In addition, Karim has collaborated with some of the famous names in his career, including Rick Ross, Diddy, Prodigy, Fabolous, Wiz Khalifa, Future, Snoop Dogg, MGK, Mally Mall, Lil Durk and Drake. He has also dropped numerous hits over the years, including'' Stay Schemin,'' Pop That,'' Freaks,'' Ain't Worried About Nothin,'' I Luh Ya Papi,'' Bad Bitch.' All the hits and collaborations prove that Karim is one of this generation's best and versatile rappers. In 2014, Karim won the Best Male Diaspora nomination for the African Muzik Magazine Awards. Next, he won the nomination for Best Collaboration at the 2013 BET Awards. He also won the Best Club Banger, Best Collabo, Duo or Group at the 2013 and 2016 BET Hip - Hop Awards.
How much is the net worth of French Montana?
Fig: French Montana with his car
French Montana has a net value of $ 8 million. He collected so much money from his music career that is enough to live a lavish life. With this beautiful amount, he can ask for anything like big bungalows, luxurious cars, and many more facilities.
In the Personal life of French Montana
Fig: French Montana with his ex-wife Deen Kharbouch
Karim Kharbouch (French Montana) has been involved in a number of relationships throughout his career. He had been married to Deen Kharbouch for 8 years. The pair dated 2 years after getting together in June 2001. They were engaged for 3 years and in September 2006 they finally decided to tie the knot. They later separated after eight years in July 2012 and divorced on September 29, 2014. The pair have from the marriage a son Kruz. He was born in 2009. He dated the American Model Sophia Body from May 2012 to February 2015. He was involved with American Model Keyshia Dior and American Reality TV Contestant Deelishis during 2012. He dated American Rapper Trina from November 2012 to April 2014.
He dated American Model Jenna Shea and American Reality TV Contestant Draya Michele during 2013. He was also involved in a relationship between April 2014 and April 2015 with American Reality TV contestant Khloé Kardashian. He dated Candice Brooks in 2014. He dated the famous Australian Rapper Iggy Azalea for 2 months from July to December 2016 during 2016. In Sep 2016, he also dated American Model Alexis Sky. Karim dated the Dominican Model Rosa Acosta from February to April 2017. He is believed to be single at the moment.
Facts about French Montana
He became part of controversy after insulting a woman on Twitter. His answer was called racist because it was directed at a black woman. He has also been part of several other Twitter feuds over the years.
Karim is quite active on social media. He has a huge number of followers on social networking sites such as Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. He's got more than 2.5 M followers on Twitter. He also has more than 6.5 M followers on Instagram. Similarly, there are more than 4 M followers on his Facebook page.
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