Beyond his physical looks, there are so many reasons Tariq Nasheed is one of the world’s most influential celebrities. In his little time in the entertainment industry, he has successfully carved out a niche for himself in his various fields of endeavors.
In addition to filmmaking, he is also a producer, an author, a fashion designer, a comedian, a public speaker, a radio presenter, and an actor. His wealth of experience in these fields, as many believe, is actually the reason he is one of the most sought-after media personalities right now.
Nasheed’s flourishing career has seen him travel to many countries in the world. As a public speaker, he has featured in several high-profile events in the United States and beyond. He is best known in Los Angeles for his dating techniques called ‘G.I.C.2’, which actually represents the Game, Intelligence and Common Sense, Squared. He teaches these dating techniques to men and women in the city.
Tariq is also a voracious reader. His go-to books are mostly psychology books, from where he develops himself on how to interact with people and solve other psychological problems.
Information about Tariq Nasheed’s personal life, family, real name, net worth has been a subject of interest to his fans. In this article, you’ll get to know about the social media personality and other interesting facts.
Tariq Nasheed – Biography, Real name
Tariq Nasheed is the son of African American parents. He was born on July 1, 1974, in Detroit, Michigan, United States. His nationality is American while his ethnicity is African American.
He spent a short period of his childhood days in his birthplace, from where he relocated to Birmingham, Alabama. He left Birmingham at age 17 for Los Angeles, in California. He was raised with his brother and sister by their parents.
Regarding his parent’s and siblings’ names, these are not available at the moment. Similarly, the name of the high school he attended and its location are currently unavailable but we can confirm that he graduated from Yale University, USA and that his sister got married sometime in 2014.
Tariq Nasheed goes by so many nicknames which include King Flex, Tariq Elite, and K-Flex but his real is Tariq Nasheed.
His Family: Wife and Kids
The American media personality is married to Peanut Nasheed, a popular Instagram queen. The pair tied the knot in 2014 after a long-term relationship that lasted for seven years.
Tariq and his former American model wife share three lovely children together. Their eldest child, a girl, was born on December 2, 1999, while their last child, a boy, born on February 15, 2015. His name is Asir Nasheed.
His Net worth
Over the course of his career, Tariq Nasheed has proved to be ‘a jack-of-all-trades and master of all. Besides his projects in Hollywood, he earns a huge sum of money from writing and other endeavors as enumerated earlier.
Some of his notable books are “The Art of Mackin (a New York Times bestseller; it was published in 2000 and sold over 250,000 copies), “Play Or Be Played” (published in 2004), “The Mack Within” (2005), “The Art of Gold Digging” (2008), “The Elite Way: 10 Rules Men Must Know In Order To Deal With Women” (published in December 2009).
Nasheed is also the author and director of the 2013 horror film, Dark Medicine. He also has the following documentaries under his name –1804 (released in the fall of 2017), Hidden Colors (2011), Hidden Colors 2: The Triumph of Melanin (2012), Hidden Colours 3 (2014), Hidden Colours 4 (2016).
Tariq’s documentary, Hidden Colour 4 is considered the best amongst his numerous works. The 2014 documentary is based on the history of African and aboriginal people.
As a designer, he is best known for his sunglass line called “Tariq Elite”. The versatile American personality also designs a cologne line known as “Risqué Elite”.
Nasheed’s public speaking career mostly centers on sex and relationship. He organizes seminars and lectures at college events around the country. He gives Ted talks as well. His podcast called ‘The Mack Lessons’ has over 100,000 listeners while his instructional DVD called Mack Lesson is hotly sought after by many people.
With all these spheres under his belt, there is no gainsaying the fact that Nasheed walks away with a reasonable sum of money weekly, if not daily. As of 2018, his fortune is valued at $2.5 million