Drake- Net Worth, Money and More
Net Worth : $ 42 million
Drake was born on 24 October 1986 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. His full name is Aubrey Drake Graham. He is a Canadian recording artist, rapper, songwriter and actor. He is famous for his role as Jimmy Brooks on the television series Degrassi: The Next Generation. He is a famous rich personality as a rapper. In the year 2010, he first album was released called Thank Me Later which reach at number one on the Billboard 200. His second album in the year 2011, Take Care was also very famous and topped the charts in the United States and Canada. His third album was release in the year 2013, Nothing Was the Same. He is very much dedicated towards his work and his work is appreciated all over the world. He has received a number of awards and honors for his work. He earned a Grammy award, three Juno awards, six BET awards and numerous other Billboard awards. Drake’s record shows 1w number one singles on Billboard’s Hot Rap Songs chart. Not only is this, there is a ten number –one singles on Billboard’s Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart passing Jay-Z in the year 2012. He is one of the actors who occupied top three position on the chart.
He was born to parents Sandi Graham who was an educator and Dennis Graham who was a drummer and worked with Jerry Lee Lewis. His father was an African-American form Memphis, Tennessee and his mother was a white Jewish Canadian. Talking about his education, he attended the Jewish day School and had a Bar Mitzvah. He has seen many ups and downs in his life, starting from his parents who got divorced when he was only five. He was then raised by his mother. Later he attended Forest Hill Collegiate Institute where he began acting. Moreover, he attended the Vaughan Rod Academy. Around 5 million copies of his albums were sold till date. The most interesting thing to note is that, in the ear 2012, he was tied up with Rihanna for the most nominations at the 2012 MTV Video Music Awards. Also, he was ranked number 2 on MTV’s Hottest MCs in the Game VII list in the year 2012. Not only is this, he became the number 1 Rhythmic artist of the year 2012 based on Mediabase.
Drake started his career form the television shoe Degrassi: The Next Generation as Jimmy Brooks. In the show, he appeared in total of 138 episodes. In the year 2006, his first mixtape was released called Room for Improvement which received a lot of appreciation and it got famous all over the world. Also in the year 2007, his second album was released called Comeback Season with is spawning a single and a music video for “Replacement Girl” featuring Tray Songz. In the same year, he became the first artist who was named in BET awards. His third album in the year 2009 was gone viral. It became d=so famous that 2000 downloads was reported in just first two hours of release. Drake always been a talented artist. He made his fate on his own and earned a lot through his talent. As said, if there is a will, there is a way. He proves it. He has been an inspiration for large number of freshers. A large number of audience is following hi,. He has a large number of fans list. According to his management, it was reported that, he achieved a big success before signing the major, Hip Hop Since 1978. His “So Far Gone” was debuted at number 6 on the Billboard 200 and also certified by the RIAA with over 500,000 copies sold in the United States. Also, in the year 2010, his album won Rap recording of the year at the Juno Awards.
For his third album, Thank Me later, he did a free concert with Hanson for which he received 25,000 fans at New York’s South Street Seaport. It was hard to handle the overflowing crowd at that time. Moreover, this album sold in 447,000 copies and was debuted on the number 1 on the Billboard 200. Not only is this, its other achievements are that, it reached on number 14 on the Billboard Hot 100 and also topped the Billboard Rap Songs chart. The story is not over yet, the album received a nomination for the Best Rap Solo Performance at the 53rd Grammy Awards. Moving over to his fourth album , Take Care which peaked at number 21 on the Billboard Hot 100 and reached the top 10 of the hot R&B Hip-Hop Songs chart.
Richness and Assets:
Drake is a rich personality of the era. His net worth is $24 million. His main source of wealth is his mixtapes and studio album releases, as a producer and from his 2012 hip hop tour. He has a big property. He always lived a luxurious life. He loves driving and so he owns a luxurious car, Bentley Continental GT which is one of the fastest production cars from Bentley. It has open top and LED xenon headlights provides it a very contemporary exterior look. The interiors are really extraordinary. Also, he owns a rich expensive mansion which is $9 million. It provides all the comforts one needed to live.