Commonly known as Drake, Aubrey Drake Graham was born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. His father was a professional drummer and a native of Tennessee while his mother is a Caucasian Jewish Canadian. At age five, Drake’s parents divorced, which led to him mainly residing with his mother in Toronto and visiting his father in Tennessee during summers. Drake and his mother resided in Toronto’s Forrest Hill neighborhood, where he attended Forrest Hill Elementary and later Forrest Hill Collegiate institute, where his acting career began.
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In 2001, Graham landed a role on popular Canadian teen television show, Degrassi: the Next Generation. His role on the show continued until 2009, when the directors replaced the entire cast. In the meantime, Drake released his first mixtap, which was made available via his website and MySpace account. Drake continued to release music following the success of the first mixtape. In 2007, when the “Replacement Girl” video aired, Drake became the first unsigned Canadian to have a video aired on BET. Graham continued to work with many acclaimed names in the hip hop and R&B genres, including Mary J. Blige, Lil Wayne, Kanye West, Jay-z, and Dr. Dre. And went on to accomplish the feat of having multiple Top 10 singles without having been signed to a major record label. One year later, Thank Me Later, Drake’s debut album was finally released.
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Today, Drake’s 2013 estimated net worth is approximately $20.5 million. His 2012 concert tour is estimated to have grossed approximately $42 million in proceeds worldwide.
How much is Drake’s Net Worth? $20.5 Million!
Video Transcript:Aubrey Drake Graham, commonly referred to as Drake, is a Canadian hip hop recording artist, songwriter and actor. Drake was born on October 24, 1986 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.Drake started his career as an actor on the Nickelodeon Originals’ TV series Degrassi: The Next Generation. After releasing numerous mixtapes independently, he was signed to Young Money Entertainment record label. He released an EP, So Far Gone, in 2009, and the record produced his first successful singles, “Best I Ever Had” and “Successful.” Drake’s subsequent albums, 2010’s Thank Me Later, 2011’s Take Care and 2013’s Nothing Was the Same have all generated multiple hit songs and pushed his album sales to over 5 million worldwide. Drake has headlined several tours worldwide since 2010, including 2012’s Club Paradise Tour and 2013’s Would You like a Tour?, which grossed $42.6 million and $46.2 million respectively. On February 13, 2015, Drake released his first mixtape in years, If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late, to iTunes with no previous promotion. The mixtape debuted at number one on the Billboard 200 and features songs such as “Legend”, “Jungle”, “Preach”, “6pm in New York” and “6 God.” Drake plans to release a new album later in 2015 entitled Views From The 6.Drake’s net worth is estimated at $60 million. He is estimated to have earned $10.5 million in 2013 and $33 million in 2014.Video Credit: AlphaLife.me on YouTubehttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ENCTSoEfF_w