Tariq Nasheed
Tariq Nasheed
Real Name/Full Name Tariq Allah Nasheed
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Tariq Ellite; King Flex; Tariq Nasheed
Birth Place: Detroite, Michigan
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 1 July 1974
Age/How Old: 49 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 195 cm
In Feet and Inches –6′ 4″
Weight: In Kilograms – 80 Kg
In Pounds – 177 lbs
Eye Color: Black
Hair Color: Black
Parents Name: Father – N/A
Mother – N/A
Siblings: N/A
School: West End Academy
College: Yale University
Religion: Afro-American
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Cancer
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Peanut Nasheed (m. 2014)
Kids/Children Name: Asir Nasheed, Taria Nasheed and another son
Profession: Author, Singer, Fashion designer, Entrepreneur , radio jockey, film producer
Net Worth: $4 Million
Last Updated: April 2024

Tariq Allah Nasheed or popularly known as Tariq Elite, is a multi-talented person. He is a well-known American documentary film producer, fashion designer, singer, and author. He is the author of the New York Bestseller book called The Art of Mackin. He is also a producer who has producer the famous Haiti documentary movie called “1804: The Hidden History of Haiti.” In the year 2013, he also made a horror film named Dark Medicine, which got a huge support from the critics.

Well, how well do you know about Tariq Nasheed? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Tariq Nasheed’s net worth in 2024, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Tariq Nasheed to date.

Biography and Early Life

Tariq Nasheed was born on 1 July 1974, in Detroit, Michigan, to an Afro – American family. At a very young age, he and his family moved to Alabama from Detroit in search of a better livelihood. However, the details about his parents are not available.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Tariq Nasheed in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Tariq Nasheed’s age is 49 years old as of today’s date 14th April 2024 having been born on 1 July 1974. Though, he is 6′ 4″ in feet and inches and 195 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 177 lbs in Pound and 80kg in Kilograms.


Tariq used to study at a local high school in Alabama, but he dropped from his high school when his family moved to Alabama. He has received a degree in psychology from the Yale University in the year 2012. Thus, we can conclude that he was good in academics, and was serious about his profession.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Tariq Nasheed With Wife Peanut Nasheed
Tariq Nasheed With Wife Peanut Nasheed

Tariq shares a very close relationship with his family. He is married to his long-time girlfriend, Peanut Nasheed, and together they have three children. He was involved in a controversy when he commented on the dating life of black women.

Is Tariq Nasheed Gay?

Tariq Nasheed is happily married to his long-time girlfriend and has three children. So definitely, he is not gay.

Professional Career

Tariq was barely seventeen when he decided to leave Alabama and moved to Los Angeles to make his life more interesting (as told by him in an interview). He became a hustler and a street legend, and a member of the famous street gang The Crips. He sometimes played the role of a mediator between rival hustlers. In the late 1990s, he developed many dating techniques and taught them to the people on the Los Angeles underground scene.

These dating techniques resulted from his interaction with different types of people from other regions of the country and from reading various psychology books. He named these techniques G.I.C.2, which stands for the game, intelligence, and common sense squared. In 1999, he wrote the book called The Art of Mackin, which became a New York Bestseller, and over 250,000 copies of the book were sold.

In late 2011, Nasheed produced a documentary film based on the lives of Afro – American people. This movie received mixed reviews from the audience. In the later years, he had more films as a sequence of his first film. Tariq is also a singer by profession and is one of the lead singers of the R&B musical group. His first album with his group was a huge success.


Although Tariq has never received any awards for his works but is a famous personality among the youth generation for his dating techniques, he has his podcast called The Mack Lesson Radio Show, which has over one million listeners.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Tariq Nasheed in 2024

Tariq Nasheed Net Worth
Tariq Nasheed Net Worth

Tariq Nasheed estimated net worth is approximately $4 Million as of 2024. His primary source of income comes from conducting various lectures and seminars across the country. He is also a radio jockey and has his own radio show.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • He is a rapper and was a part of the rap group called The Ghetto Dynasty.
  • He is an activist and an advocate for the equal right of black people. He has raised his voice against the racial behavior of white people towards black people.
  • He has also worked as a fashion intern with several fashion designers and has created his line of designer sunglasses called Tariq Elite.
  • He has released two mobile games called Crispy’s Biscuits and the Moorish Kingdom.

There is no doubt about Tariq Nasheed being a multi-talented person. He has proved to the world that a person can work in several industries simultaneously at the same time and can excel in all of them.


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