Aubrey Drake Graham aka Drake is a well-renowned artist worldwide. He is known for his remarkable songs. Drake is a singer, rapper and one of the most prominent artists the world has ever seen. Drake is also known for his philanthropy work. His significant work in popularizing R&B music and making some of his songs sensations in the youth are the achievements of his life till now. The artist is 35 years of age and has noted influence on people because of his music and art. Drake has been in business since 2006 when he released his debut mixtape, Room for Improvement. Let’s take a close look into Drake’s life and know more about him:
What Is Drake’s Net Worth?
Drake is a Canadian-born artist who is a rising star in the pop and R&B culture. He is persistent in releasing new songs, and now and then, his songs become favourites. It has been estimated that Drake has a net worth of $250 Million. Drake has earnings of about $70 million per year. Drake is one of the biggest entertainers in the world and is liked by fans because of his humble and down-to-earth nature. Drake has been a rising star and earned about $45 million during 2017-2018. His yearly earnings grew to $95 million from 2018-2019. Drake signed a deal with the Universal Music Group, which paid him a lump sum. He used the phrase 360 in one of his songs, and the fans deduced that the deal paid Drake $360 million. Drake sold the rights to releasing his videos under the label of Universal Music Group.
What were the highlights of Drake’s Early Life?
Born in October 1986, Drake hails from Canada. Drake’s father was a drummer, and his name was Dennis. He used to play with different bands, and that is where Drake’s interest in music can be deduced. Drake’s mother was an English teacher and also worked as a florist. Drake was five years old when his mother and father decided to part ways with each other. After his parents’ separation, Drake stayed with his mother in Toronto while his father moved to Memphis. His father was arrested for several years for the usage of drugs and other illegal items. The living conditions of Drake and his mother were not very good.
When Drake was studying in college, he discovered his love for acting and music. One of his friend’s fathers got him a role in a Canadian teen drama. This is where his journey to become the Drake as we know of now started. Eventually, his mother got sick, and Drake became the sole earner in the family. The child that young understood the importance of earning a living and taking care of his mother.
What about Drake’s music career?
The Drake as we know of now is self-made. His heightened interest in music led him to make a big career out of the music industry. He began songwriting and released a mixtape in the year 2006. The name for his debut mixtape was ‘Room for Improvement’. Then again, in 2007, he released his second mixtape under the title, ‘Comeback Season. After that, there was no stopping him. Since Drake’s music career started, he has released songs such as God’s Plan, In My Feelings, and Hotline Bling, which has over 1 billion views on Youtube. Fans love his songs, and fans await the artist’s new innovative songs. Drake has collaborated with big names in the music industry. He has won the most prestigious award in the music industry, i.e. The Grammy, not once but four times. He holds the record of winning the most Billboard Awards.
Does Drake have a Social Media account?
Yes, Drake is active on social media. His Instagram handle is @champagnepapi which has over 117 Million followers. Drake has posted over 5000 pictures and videos on his Instagram account. The current net worth of Drake is estimated to be over $300 million. His popularity is increasing by the day. Currently, Drake is limelight for romancing YouTuber Suede Brooks. The couple was reportedly seen on a Yacht having quality time from all the city rush.