Where Is French Montana’s Ex-Wife Deen Kharbouch Now? Full Bio

July 24, 2023   | March 22, 2024  | 

    Deen Kharbouch gained name and fame because of her ex-husband French Montana, a Moroccan-American rapper and the former partner of Khloé Kardashian. The couple was married from 2005 to 2012 and their divorce was legally finalized in 2014. Deen and her son received monthly child support of $7,000 as part of a $2 million divorce settlement.

    Since her divorce from her popular husband French, Deen hardly makes her appearance in the media. So, where is Kharbouch now? Here is the full detail about her life.

    Key Takeaways:

    • Deen Kharbouch, an entrepreneur is the ex-wife of a famous rapper French Montana. The former flames also had one son.
    • Deen stated that her ex-husband abandoned her through her social media account
    • She was born and raised in the United States and holds Afro-American ethnicity. 
    • She spent her childhood with her two sisters.

    Deen Kharbouch Is an Afro-American 

    Born on September 18, 1985, in New York City, United States, Deen belongs Afro-American ethnicity and is Christianity by religion. Kharbouch who was born Nadeen M Palmer grew up with her two sisters including Nicole. 

    French Montana's ex-wife Deen Kharbouch is an entrepreneur, writer and designer.
    Kharbouch is a member of the American Marketing Association.

    However, any other details regarding her family background are hard to locate. 

    French Montana’s Ex-Wife Deen Kharbouch is an Entrepreneur

    Deen is a businesswoman who is the president and founder of Palmer Road since 2011. As a founder of Palmer Road, she is in charge of looking after real estate assets for Palmer Road’s portfolio like financing, development, and management. 

    Furthermore, Kharbouch is the co-founder of her company Kruzie Enterprise. She named Kruzie Enterprise after her son Kruz Kharbouch. The entrepreneur was also a major supporter while forming her then-husband Montana’s record label Coke Boys Entertainment, established in the year 2008. 

    Montana’s Past Work History 

    Prior to her own real estate business, Kharbouch did work in a few other organizations. Here is the list of her past work experience: 

    Company NamePositionDuration
    Vornado Realty TrustFinance Department 2002-2005
    Newmark Grubb Knight FrankMarketing Department 2005-2009
    Stroz FriedbergMarketing Department 2010-2013

    While working for Vornado Realty Trust, she was responsible for financial planning, development, and management of industrial, retail, and office assets.

    Her Educational Background

    Kharbouch graduated from New York University with a Bachelor of Arts degree. Despite her degree in media studies, she started her career in the finance department at Realty Trust.

    Deen Kharbouch and Her Ex-Husband French Montana Married In 2009  

    Deen was married to the popular rapper French Montana in 2007 and became parents to their son in 2009. Although neither of the parties revealed more about their wedding, a source close to the rapper told the former flames were in a long-term relationship before their wedding.  

    Like any married couple, Deen and her then-hubby French were quite committed to each other and were also each other’s back during their low times. However, things gradually started becoming complicated between the two, resulting in a messy separation of the couple in the early 2010s.  

    Deen Kharbouch Filed For Divorce From Her Husband French in 2012

    In the early 2010s, Deen filed for divorce from her spouse Montana in New Jersey, citing irreconcilable differences. Their divorce proceeding came to an end in 2014.  

    Deen and her husband French Montana
    Deen and French divorced at a New Jersey courthouse.

    Reports say they started living separately and dating other people even a couple of years before their divorce was finalized. In an interview with BoomBox in Sept 2012, the rapper already opened up about his separation from his then-wife. Montana stated that everything changed between the two after his career skyrocketed,

    “Man, I couldn’t do it; that’s why we got separated. At first it was smooth, but then as much as people think that money changes you, it’s changing them around you. A person ain’t gonna treat you the same now that they think that you think you somebody.”

    His wife Deen also claimed that French completely ignored her and her son as soon as his music career went well. 

    Their Divorce Settlement

    Despite their irreconcilable differences, they wrapped up the divorce peacefully in New Jersey in 2014. A close source told, 

    “They had been together for a long time and they were with each other when neither had money, they had so much in common.”

    Talking about the settlement, it was up to $2 million. 

    Deen’s Son Kruz Kharbouch Is Now Grown Up

    Kruz was born on July 11, 2009, in the United States, and as of 2023, the star kid is 14 years old. He graduated from his high school on June 13, 2023. His father French shared his graduation picture on his Instagram account. 

    The dad and son duo was also featured in the Esquire Magazine cover picture. Kruz loves playing basketball and surfing in the water. 

    French Montana Appreciates Deen’s Parenting Skills

    Monatana whose parents migrated to the U.S. from Morocco stated that his son is raised by tiger mom ‘Deen’ who is more protective of her son. Growing up with his mother, Kharbouch will get more knowledge. 

    French with his son Kruz.
    Montana cheered up his son during his graduation ceremony.

    Further, the rapper appreciated his ex-wife through his Twitter account on April 6, 2017. He tweeted:

    My mother is an african queen and I was married to a beautiful black queen All I did was defend myself if I affended anybody I apologize.

    Kharbouch Took Twitter To Share Her Frustration

    After the divorce, Deen used her social media to share all her frustration regarding her separation from the rapper. Here are the tweets that Deen shared on her Twitter:

    Deen share her view on her Twitter account.
    Deen’s tweet for her ex-husband.

    Aside from Deen, her hubby French was famously in a relationship with Trina and media personality Khloe Kardashian.

    Deen Once Warned Khloe Kardashian

    As there was a rumor that the rapper was in a relationship with the media personality, Deen warned her to be careful. In an interview with In Touch, the entrepreneur stated:

    Things are not as they seem. As soon as he popped, it was as if Kruz and I didn’t exist. He practically abandoned us! Sometimes we don’t see him for two or three months.

    In fact, Montana and Kardashian reportedly dated back in 2014, amidst the rapper’s divorce from Deen. 


    Where is Deen Kharbouch Now?

    Deen currently resides in New York, United States with her son.

    Is Kharbouch dating anyone?

    No, Deen is single as of now and is not dating anyone.

    Quick Facts
    Full Name Nadeem M. Palmer
    Popular Name Deen Kharbouch
    Birth Place New York City, United States
    Birthday September 18, 1985
    Age 38 years
    Zodiac Virgo
    Nationality American
    Ethnicity African-American
    Siblings Nicole Gordon Palmer (Sister)
    College New York University
    Profession Businesswoman
    Net Worth $2 million
    Height 5feet 4inches
    Weight 58kg
    Eye Color Dark Brown
    Hair Color Black
    Sexuality Female
    Marital Status Divorced
    Spouse French Montana
    Children Kruz Kharbouch (Son)