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Drake Biography, Net Worth, Age, Career, Wife & Awards

Knowing the net worth and other relevant factors regarding your favorite musician like Drake is one of the topics every music lover has a keen interest in just so they will have an idea of their wealth and ranking.

In this post, fillabase.com brings to you the biography, net worth, Age, career, wife, awards and other information of American rapper Drake.

Quick Facts

Net Worth: $260 Million
Salary: $70 Million Per Year
Date of Birth: October 24, 1986 (36 years old)
Place of Birth: Toronto
Gender: Male
Height: 1.83 m
Profession: Rapper, Singer, song writer, Actor, Record producer, composer, Businessperson & Entrepreneur
Nationality: Canadian

Biography of Drake

Drake, original name Aubrey Drake Graham was born on October 24, 1986, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Canadian rap musician who first gained fame as an actor on the acclaimed TV teenage drama series Degrassi.
Drake is a singer and songwriter as well, who started working as one in the year 2006. Although, his career started as an actor in the year 2000.
He has worked in several shows and movies, which has given him more success. 
Graham’s parents divorced when he was a small child, and he was raised by his mother. During the summers he often visited his father, a drummer whose family was musically connected.
In 2001 Graham was cast as basketball star Jimmy Brooks on Degrassi. His true interest was music, however, and he began rapping during that time, using his middle name for his “nom de hip-hop.”
He self-published his first mixtape, Room for Improvement, in 2006. The follow-up, Comeback Season (2007), included the single “Replacement Girl,” featuring Trey Songz; the track was highlighted on BET’s music video show 106 & Park, increasing Aubrey’s exposure. In 2008 he left Degrassi to focus on his music career.
His father was an African-American Catholic while his mother was a White Canadian Jew. Drake still familiar with this culture and he believes that being Jewish makes him special. At 5 years of age, his parents divorced and then Drake resided in Toronto with his mother following his parents’ divorce.

Career

Drake

Aubrey has started his career in 2001, with the TV series, Degrassi: The Next Generation and he became quite famous with the show, although his love for singing always remained his top priority.

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His first released a mixtape in the year 2006 and continued releasing it till 2009. Drake became successful with his 3 mixtapes and was later signed by Young Money Entertainment in the year 2009. Drake’s debut album was released in 2010 and named Thank Me Later.

It was debuted at number one on the Billboard 200 in the United States in 2010. Take Care (2011) was a critical and economic success for him, as was Nothing Was the Same (2013) and If You are Reading This It’s Too Late (2015), his first commercial mixtape; the latter 2 were certified multi-platinum in the United States.

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Net Worth

Today Graham is one of the highest-paid rappers in the world who achieved major success when he released his first hit single -Best I Ever Had.

He has earned an enormous wealth through his music career. However, he has also earned money via  his acting career. Drake Net Worth 2022 is currently $260 Million. 

He is a big and successful Personality in Canada, who is known all around the world for his exceptional singing or rapping.

Although Drake was hugely into acting, and he always aspired to be an actor but now he is a very big name in the music world, his career is a delight for everybody.

Now Drake is one of the most successful rappers of the current time. He is a rapper and songwriter as well, who started working as one in the year 2006.

Awards and Nominations

Apparently, Drake is one of the greatest rappers of this generation and have been a good career as an singer, we observe that his songs/albums awarded him with accolades and awards.

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Below are the significant honors and nominations Drake has received in the past few years. These accomplishments demonstrate Drake’s successful singing career.

Grammy Award for Best Melodic Rap Performance,

Grammy Award for Best Rap Song 2019, 2017
Grammy Award for Best Rap Album 2013
Grammy Award for Best Melodic Rap Performance, 2017
Billboard Music Award for Top Artist, 2022, 2019, 2017
Billboard Music Award for Artist of the decade 2021

 

Albums

  • Thank Me Later (2010)
  • Take Care (2011)
  • Nothing Was the Same (2013)
  • Views (2016)
  • Scorpion (2018)
  • Certified Lover Boy (2021)
  • Honestly, Never mind (2022)

Age

36 years

Wife

As Of June 2022, Graham has not married and not having a wife as well. He has, however, been involved in a series of high-profiled relationships including many beautiful and famous women.

Parents

Drake’s mother is teacher Sandi Graham who was born on January 28, 1960. She is of Jewish-Canadian descent.

The Fake Love rapper often dedicates lyrics, songs, and social media posts to her.

His father, Dennis Graham, is African American and a practicing Catholic from Memphis, Tennessee.

Children

Drake and his family

Drake has a son named Adonis with model Sophie Brussaux. Drake’s son, Adonis Graham, was born on October 11, 2017. The mother of his child is Sophie Brussaux, a French model and retired adult film actor.

TMZ linked Drake to Brussaux early in 2017, months before Adonis was born.

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