Cipha Sounds

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DJ, TV personality and Comedian (1976)
Fri Mar 03 2023
By   Pranish

Luiz Diaz, commonly known as Cipha Sounds, is a prominent American radio/television personality, comedian as well as a DJ. Likewise, he is best known for the DJ and VJ for MTV. Besides, he was also associated with Bad Boy Records along with Lil Kim.

The well-known DJ, Cipha, was born on 19 April 1976 in Bronx, New York, the USA, under the birth sign, Aries. Likewise, he belongs to the white ethnic background and holds an American nationality. Keep reading the article until the end to know more about his personal life.

What Is The Relationship Status Of Cipha Sounds?

The 43 years old comedian, Cipha, is possibly a single man as of 2019. Not to mention, many people of his age are currently settled along with their family. However, he is living his single life to the fullest and keeping his matters away from his professional life. Well, he has been very secretive towards his love life from the very beginning.

Cipha Smiling towards camera
Image: Cipha Sounds smiling
Source: Twitter @ciphasounds

Back in January 2015, he announced with New York rap radio institution Hot 97 that he was breaking up and put it like this,

"Changing my relationship status from 'It's complicated' to 'Single."

But, he has never mentioned the name of whom he was breaking up with. For now, he is focused on his career. Besides his love life, he is enjoying his time with his friends and work colleague and often uploads pictures with them on his Instagram account.

Net Worth Of Cipha Sounds

Cipha is a multi-professional personality with multi-talent such as DJ, Comedian, and TV personality. So, being involved in several professions, he must have earned a lucrative sum of money from his successful careers. Cipha's net worth is estimated at around $2 Million as of 2019 which is similar to Matthew Koma. The primary source of his income is his career as a comedian and DJ. 

Cipha doing stand-up comedy
Picture: Cipha as a stand-up Comedian
Source: Instagram @ciphasounds

Further, he earns a decent amount of money as a TV personality. Moreover, he has over 161K followers on his official Instagram account. So, he might be making thousands of dollars from Instagram promotions and advertisements. According to Career Explorer, the average wage of a comedian is around $15 per hour. Without a doubt, he must be getting over $20 hourly as a well-known comedian. 

Besides, he also earns from his career as DJ and TV personality like Larry Elder. So, his yearly income must be at around $200,000. With all these earnings and fortune, he is living a lavish lifestyle.

Radio Personality To Comedian

Initially, he used to work as a radio host and later got into DJ. Back in 1996, he interned with his friends, Wildman Steve, Dj Cuppy and DJ Riz of New York's Flip Squad, and got a chance to perform in Clubs. From 1996 to 1998, he worked with Lim Kim and toured Europe. On 20 February 2015, he signed a contract with ROC Nation.

Cipha as a DJ in a party
Photo: Cipha as a DJ
Source: Instagram @ciphasounds

Through his career as a DJ, he has also worked for Comedy Central's, Chappelle's Show, from 2003 to 2006. Likewise, he has also hosted MTV's urban music video program, Direct Effect, in April 2006. Later in 2007, he started his career as a comedian.

He started his stand-up comedy series, Don't Get Gassed. Later, he also appeared in the film 25th Hour as DJ Dusk.

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