With all the media limelight on celebrities, you still hardly know who they really are. American music producer Dj Khaled is known for his larger-than-life persona which makes us wonder what kind of life his family lives like.
While American rapper Nicki Minaj might have been publicly proposed by him, it was his longtime girlfriend turned wife Nicole Tuck who has remained the queen of his life. So who is DJ Khaled’s wife and baby mama, Nicole Tuck?
Nicole is a Immigrants from Palestine
Nicole Tuck was born on December 7, 1975, in New Rochelle, New York, USA. She is an African-American and her family was immigrants from Palestine. Her father Elwood Tuck is known to be a very important and well-known member in the community the family was living in. Nicole Tuck spent most of her early years in New York growing up in a loving home along with her two siblings; brother Jonathan Tuck and sister Freshie Tuck. She is still very close with her parents and always shares her respect and love in her Instagram posts.
Tuck is a Graduate of Fordham University
Nicole Tuck coming from a family of business owners, focused on getting higher education to gain maximum knowledge about how a business is run. After graduating from high school, she enrolled at Marymount Manhattan College. She then graduated from college in 2003 with a degree in Bachelor’s in Fine Arts. Nicole continued her studies and went to Fordham University to obtain her post-graduate degree in Business Administration. She graduated from Fordham University in 2005.
Nicole Started Her Own Clothing Brand
While there is limited information regarding Nicole Tuck’s earlier career path, in 2011 she started her own clothing and apparel line. The clothing line was called ABU apparel (Always Be You) which was deeply influenced by the funky and streetwear fashion mostly found in New York and Miami. The company was endorsed by her husband DJ Khaled along with some other celebrities like Akon and Ace Hood. In its early years of establishment, the company did a really good job in creating profit but as time went by it could not compete with its rivals. After seeing significant losses, the company sadly closed down.
Nicole and DJ Khaled Are Together Since 90s
The exact timeline of the relationship between Nicole Tuck and DJ Khaled is still under wraps, but many sources claim that the couple met each other sometime in the 90s at an event. Shortly after that, they were said to have started dating each other.
Considering how DJ Khaled likes sharing his life moments in the media, it is quite surprising that he did not go on broadcasting his relationship with his girlfriend. After DJ Khaled’s public marriage proposal to Nicki Minaj which many believed to be somewhat true, there were rumours that Nicole Tuck had separated from him.
A couple of years after the proposal stint came an even bigger surprise in the form of his marriage with Nicole Tuck. The couple who had been going strong for a long time reportedly got married in secret sometime in 2016. There are some who believe they probably got married after the birth of their first child.
Her First Childbirth was Documented on Snapchat
While he might have been secretive regarding his marriage, DJ Khaled up his game after broadcasting one of the most private moments of one’s life which is of his wife going into labour. Following the announcement of the arrival of his first child, he went ahead and asked the doctor if there would be any problem if he recorded the moment. After the doctor’s affirmation, he started sharing Nicole’s labour and delivery of the baby on his Snapchat.
On October 23, 2016, a beautiful healthy baby boy, Asahd Tuck Khaled was born.
Nicole on Extending the Khalid Clan
In September 2019, DJ Khaled shared a video of his wife Nicole getting an ultrasound with the caption:
“God is greatest. All I ever wanted was to do was inspire the world to be great and to leave a legacy. Almost 3 years ago when I found out my queen was expecting our son Asahd I knew my life would change forever and that OUR legacy would soon be on the way. After that blessing, I released some of my biggest albums to date inspired by his greatness”.
On January 20, 2020, Nicole Tuck gave birth to a beautiful baby boy, Aalam Khaled. Her husband shared the news on his Instagram by posting a picture of him giving a high five to her doctor with the caption “Thank you, Allah! Thank you, my queen, Nicole! Bless up, Dr. Jin! Another one!!!!!!”.
The Couple is Still Open to the Idea of Baby No. 3
After being together for more than a decade, Nicole Tuck and her husband Dj Khaled are proud parents of two beautiful boys Asahd and Aalam. Despite not being in a rush to have another baby, the couple have not completely negated the idea of a possible new addition to the family. In an episode of Moms Like Us, Khaled opened up about wanting to wait for the sake of his wife’s health. He said, “Whatever God gives us, I’m ready.
Me and my queen, we talk about it once in a while. She just had two boys, our two beautiful boys and I want to make sure she is alright.” “She used to get one massage a week, now she’s doing two or three a day. I’m gonna make sure she’s good before. We ready though.” Well whatever the couple decides to do in future, there’s no denying that Khaled is definitely putting the health of his wife before anything else.
Tuck Supported Her Husband’s Career In Both Bad and Good Weather
Along with taking care of her children, Nicole Tuck is also an unofficial manager of her husband. She is known to handle many aspects of her husband’s career and has been very successful in the way she does her work. Though the couple do not specify the detail, many sources close to the couple have mentioned Nicole handling a lot of her husband’s background work.
Nicole and Khaled Spilled Beans on The Secret Behind Their Long-Lasting Relationship
Khaled and Tuck have together passed a journey of one decade since they first met in the ’90s. The duo were recently spotted hand in hand at Jay Z’s Shawn Carter Foundations’s 20th Anniversary held in New York on 14th July. In the same event, when they were giving interviews on Hollywood Life, they revealed their thoughts on what has made the romance alive in their long journey. Khaled said:
My family, we are a family. We are pure and we are real. So, our happy moments are the happiest moments. But My queen always keeps it real. And I keep it real all the time.
Further, he added:
I think any relationship you have just got to be real and pure, and you have got to stand beside each other, through the good times, hard times, and even when it rains. And that’s what a relationship is about. That’s how you know you have a true relationship.
Nicole Believes in Giving Back To the Society
Nicole Tuck is not only a smart and beautiful woman, but she also has a beautiful heart to involve herself in charity work. She also endorses different charity organizations on Instagram and urges other people to take part in it as much as they can. Apart from this, she also works with her husband’s charity ‘We The Best Foundation’ and engages in many philanthropic activities.
The couple never shies from the opportunity to give back to the community. On her son Asahd’s second birthday, the guests at the carnival-themed party included many underprivileged children in the 305 area. Over 150 children and their families from community centres such as the Local Boys and Girls Club were invited to enjoy the birthday celebration. During the ceremony, the couple also announced the launching of another charity Asahd Initiative.
Tuck’s Net Worth
Nicole Tuck’s net worth can hardly be separated from her husband’s. Her husband DJ Khaled has an estimated net worth of $65 million dollars. She also shares a house in Mulholland estate in Los Angeles which was previously owned by Hollywood legend Robin Williams. She apparently also uses a $70,000 Bentley to move from one place to another.
Dealing with the Death of her Brother
In February 2018, Nicole Tuck’s younger brother Jonathan Tuck was shot in the face in a Belmont apartment. He was rushed to St. Barnabas Hospital but soon was pronounced dead. The five people involved in the crime had burst into the apartment with the intention of robbing the place.
In October, all of the suspects were arrested and the one who pulled the trigger was sentenced to 20 years in prison. In her letter to the federal judge, Nicole voiced out justice to be served in maximum citing ‘A Life for life’.
What is Nicole Tuck up to lately?
The new baby mama as of now is enjoying her time with her family. Her hands are full of raising two kids who take most of her time. She does take time to exercise and stay healthy although she does not wish to be filmed during her workout regime. She and her husband are also responsible for managing their sons Asahd and Aalam’s social media accounts.
Despite being the wife of one of the most socially active guys, she likes to keep her private life discrete.