Tariq Nasheed is an American author, film producer, social media commentator, and musician. He is best known for his Hidden Colors film series, as well as his commentary and promotion of conspiracy theories on social media. He is also the founder of the Foundational Black American (FBA) movement, which advocates for the interests of Black Americans who are descendants of slavery.
Tariq Nasheed Biography
|Full Name||Tariq Allah Nasheed|
|Nick Name||Tariq Elite, King Flex, K-Flex|
|Date of Birth||July 1, 1974|
|Profession||Author, film producer, social media commentator, musician|
|Age||49 years old|
|Height and Weight||6 feet 4 inches, 177 lbs|
|Net Worth||$10 million|
|Birth Place||Detroit, Michigan|
Tariq Nasheed Career
Tariq Nasheed began his career as a rapper and later as a dating expert under the “K-Flex” persona, before transitioning into documentary filmmaking. He wrote his first book, The Art of Mackin, in 1999, which became a New York Times bestseller. He followed up with several other books on dating and relationships, such as Play or Be Played, The Mack Within, The Art of Gold Digging, and The Elite Way.
In 2011, he produced and directed the first installment of the Hidden Colors film series, which explores the history and contributions of people of African descent. He has released five films in the series so far, with the latest one being Hidden Colors 5: The Art of Black Warfare in 2019. He also produced and directed other films, such as The Eugenist (2013), 1804: The Hidden History of Haiti (2017), and Buck Breaking (2021).
Nasheed is also the lead singer of the R&B musical group Mink Slide, which debuted in 2018. Their first album, Egyptian Musk, reached #12 on Billboard R&B Albums charts. He hosts two talk shows, The Mack Lessons Radio Show and Tariq Radio Show. He is also active on social media platforms such as Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, and Clubhouse.
Tariq Nasheed Net Worth
According to various sources, Tariq Nasheed’s net worth is estimated to be around $10 million as of 2023. He has earned his wealth from his books, films, music, and online platforms. He also sells merchandise such as sunglasses, cologne, clothing, and accessories through his website.
Tariq Nasheed Achievements
|African Oscar Award||Best Director in Documentary Film||Hidden Colors 2: The Triumph of Melanin||2013|
|African Oscar Award||Best Film in Documentary Film||Hidden Colors 2: The Triumph of Melanin||2013|
|San Diego Black Film Festival Award||Best Documentary Feature Film||Hidden Colors 3: The Rules of Racism||2014|
Tariq Nasheed Education and Marital Status
Tariq Nasheed’s educational background is not publicly known. He moved from Detroit to Birmingham, Alabama at a young age. He then left for Los Angeles at the age of 17 with $125 for a plane ticket.
Nasheed is married to Alexis “Peanut” Cobb since 2014. He has four children: three with his wife (TJ Nasheed, Asir Cairo Nasheed, and Mateo Nasheed) and one from a previous relationship (Taria Nasheed).
Tariq Nasheed Height and Weight
Tariq Nasheed is 6 feet 4 inches tall and weighs about 177 lbs. He has a muscular physique and often wears sunglasses.
Likes and Dislikes
|History and culture of Black people||White supremacy and racism|
|Music and fashion||LGBT agenda and feminism|
|Traveling and learning new things||Mainstream media and Hollywood|
|Comedy and sarcasm||Coons and sellouts|
Tariq Nasheed Family
|Spouse||Alexis “Peanut” Cobb|
|Children||TJ Nasheed, Asir Cairo Nasheed, Mateo Nasheed, Taria Nasheed|
|Siblings||One brother and one sister|