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Drake’s biography: age, songs, net worth, wife

Drake’s biography: age, songs, net worth, wife

Canadian rapper Drake is another artist at the receiving end of the massive criticisms over the Astroworld festival organised by Travis Scott.

This comes as Drake made a surprise appearance with Travis Scott at Astroworld 2021 which took place in Houston, Texas on Friday, the 5th of November 2021.

The sad incident during the Astroworld festival has seen eight people dead with many people injured; because of this, there are reports that Travis Scott, Drake and organisers of the festival could be sued for negligence.

Drake, in a recent statement released on Monday night via his Instagram account, has tendered an emotional message over the November 5 tragedy as he revealed he’s working with officials to find out those affected and ways to be of help.

This article is focused on what you should know about Drake; continue reading to see more.

Profile Summary

Real NameAubrey Graham
Stage nameDrake
GenderMale
Date of birthOctober 24 1986
Age35 years old in 2021
Place of birthToronto, Canada
ParentsSandi and Denis Graham
NationalityAmerican, Canadian
ProfessionActor, Rapper
Net worth$150 million

Drake’s Biography

His full name is Aubrey Graham and he was born on October 24, 1986, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, to Sandi Graham and Dennis Graham.

The record revealed Drake’s mother was Jewish Canadian while his father was a black drummer from Memphis, Tennessee; his parents divorced when he was five years old.

There are no details on whether Drake has other siblings, but his mother raised him at Forest Hills, and he spent the summers with his father in Memphis.

Drake is a Canadian by birth and celebrated his 35th birthday in October 2021; the rapper was a victim of bullying while growing up for being Jewish and biracial.

Education

Drake finished from the Forest Hill Collegiate Institute in Toronto, Canada, and proceeded to Vaughan Road Academy, which is an International Baccalaureate high school based in Toronto; he, however, had to drop out because of bullying and instead found solace in pursuing a career in music.

Career

Drake started his career in the entertainment industry as an actor in 2001 when he played the role of Jimmy Brooks on the Canadian drama television series Degrassi: The Next Generation. The drama series saw Drake win a young artist award, and he played the role for six years, after which he left to pursue a career in music in 2007.

The Canadian rapper began his music career in 2009 by dropping mixtapes; however, he gained prominence when he was signed to Lil Wayne’s Young Money Entertainment record label under which he released several albums like his debut Thank Me Later in 2010, and it contained hit singles such as “Fireworks,” “Over,” and “Up All Night.”

Thank Me Later was certified platinum and also earned two Grammy nominations; for Best Rap Solo Performance and Best Rap Performance by a Duo or Group.

Drake dropped another album titled Take Care in 2011 a’s. It made it to number one on the Billboard charts and went certified platinum; it also won a Grammy for Best Rap Album in 2013.

Since then, Drake has remained relevant in the entertainment industry, dropping hit songs on a steady.

Personal Life

Drake was once in an on and off relationship with popular singer Rihanna. The Canadian rapper is a father of one named Adonis, born on October 11, 2017, to French painter and former model Sophie Brussaux

Net worth

Drake is reportedly worth $150 million.

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