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Abdela Kharbouch is the father of popular Moroccan-American rapper, French Montana. He grew up in Casablanca, Morocco. He got married to his wife (Khadija Guled) and their union produced three children.
He was known to be a ‘hustler’ during his early years. Abdela was also jailed several times. In the mid-90s, he moved his family to New York City, U.S.
After spending 2 years in the United States, Abdela decided to move back to Casablanca with his family. However, his wife (Khadija) opted not to return with him due to lack of opportunities in Morocco. For reasons best known to him, Abdela eventually abandoned his family in the U.S and returned to Morocco.
Karim Kharbouch aka French Montana
Karim Kharbouch (French Montana) is a Moroccan-American rapper born November 9, 1984, in Casablanca, Morocco. He is the son of Khadija and Abdela Kharbouch. He has 2 younger siblings from the same parents; Zack and Ayoub Kharbouch. Karim spent most of his childhood in Casablanca, Morocco.
Karim and his family emigrated to the United States when he was 13 years old. At that time, he could only speak his Moroccan dialect and French. However, after spending some time in the U.S, he learned how to speak English.
His father later abandoned him and his mother and siblings in the U.S. During that period, they depended mostly on welfare for financial aid. This went on for several years until Karim became the breadwinner for the family.
Karin started rapping when he was a teenager. He was known as Young French. In 2003, Karim was shot by armed gunmen when he was returning from the studio in New York City. After the incident, he was hospitalized for several weeks.
Four years later (2007), Karim released his debut mixtape titled French Revolution Vol. 1. He featured several artists such as Tony Yayo, Uncle Murda, and a few others. A year later (2008), his second mixtape ‘Live From Africa’ was released.
In 2009, Karim and Max B released a collaborative mixtape titled Coke Wave. Later that year, they released their second mixtape titled Coke Wave 2. Over the years, Karim has collaborated with many artists and also released several mixtapes.
In 2007, Karim got married to Deen Kharbouch. The union produced one child. Karim and Deen got separated in 2012 and later got divorced in 2014.
In 2016, Karim bought Salena Gomez’s home in California for $3.3 million. In 2018, Karim officially became a U.S citizen. He has a range of pets, such as dogs, tigers, and monkeys. Karim is very active on Instagram and has over 27 million followers.
Abdela Kharbouch’s Net Worth
We cannot tell whether Abdela has any source of income. There is no information on the internet regarding his net worth. However, we do know that his son, French Montana has an estimated net worth of $16 million.