Aubrey Drake Graham, who is professionally known as Drake is a top-selling actor, singer, rapper and songwriter. He is from Canadian origin.
Biography and Physical Features
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He was born on October 24, 1986, in Toronto, Canada. His zodiac sign is Scorpio. His father name is Dennis who was a musician and also played the drum. His mother is Sandi and worked as a Teacher in Toronto. When Drake was five years old, his parents got separation and the laws raised along with her mother only in Forest Hill, after they divorced. He is the only child of his mother but he has a younger step-sister who is named Stephenie.
Drake belongs with the Jewish Religion. He had celebrated the Bar Mitzvah Party, which is a religious ritual that is held when a boy reaches to his maturation age usually at 13 years old. Drake recreated his ceremony in one of his music videos. Drake loves her mother very much and he often shows his respect for mother in his song lyrics. He also had a good and supportive relationship with his father.
He keeps Mix Ethnicity, Jewish due to mother and African- American from his father’s side. He is a Canadian Nationality holder. His height is 6 feet and 11 inches or 2.11 meters. Body weight is around 77 Kg. His chest, waist, and biceps sizes are 41-31-14 inches respectively. He has black hair color and eyes color is dark brown.
Drake has not married yet but he had several affairs news. He dated with many girls one by one such as Jennifer Lopez, Rihanna, Serena Williams, Malaika Terry and more. He says, he did not love with any of his girlfriends and has never been in love.
Education and Career
He got admission in Aldershot School and in his youth, he attended a Jewish Day School. In 1997, Vaughan Road Academy, which is an International Baccalaureate high school and is located in the neighborhood of Toronto, Canada, began offering advanced academic, arts and athletic programs. Drake demonstrated harmony with the arts and attended Vaughan Academy. Finally, he attended Forest Hill Collegiate Institute but he dropped out of school due to different reasons and later he completed his graduation in October 2012.
As his father was a drummer, he had music in his blood. When he was 15 years old, one of his friend’s fathers offered him a role in which he acted as a Jimmy Brooks in 2001. It was a teen drama series named Degrassi: The Next Generation. He starred for a total 145 episodes as a basketball player who became wheel-chair bound after being shot by a classmate.
Similarly, he acted in multiple television series over the years, including ‘Being Erica’, ‘Soul Food’, and ‘Sophie’. He also made guest appearances on ‘Saturday Night Live’,‘Beyond the Break’, and ‘Punk’d’. Similarly, he did voice acting for the movie ‘Ice Age: Continental Drift’.
In 2006, Drake launched his very first mixtape, ‘Room for Improvement’. A year later he released ‘Comeback Season’ that was his second mix-tape. He achieved wider recognition and became a commercial success when he released his third mixtape, ‘So Far Gone’ in the year of 2009. In 2010, he released his debut album, ‘Thank Me Later’. This album garnered him positive reviews and he established a high repute among young Canadians and in the entertainment industry.
He won BET Hip-Hop Awards in 2009 as a “Rookie of the Year”.
- Also won BET Hip-Hop Awards and got the title of “MVP of the Year” in 2010.
- Juno Awards presented him “New Artist of the Year” heading in 2010.
- He won “Songwriter’s Hall of Fame” in 2011 by Hal David Starlight Award.
- He won four times BET Awards as a “Best Male Hip-Hop Artist” in the years 2010, 2012, 2014 and 2016.
- In 2013, he was the winner of Grammy Awards due to his Best Rap Album.
- American Music Awards association awarded him as a “Favorite Rap/Hip-Hop Artist” in 2016.
- The same year, 2016, American Music Awards also presented him “Favorite Rap/Hip-Hop Album”.
- In 2016, he received the Best International Act by MOBO Awards.
- International Male Solo Artist award was also named to Drake in 2017 by BRIT Awards.
- In 2017, from 22 nominations, he won 13 awards and thus exceeded Adele’s record for most wins at the Billboard Music Awards in one night. These awards were for Top Artist, Top Rap Artist, Top Male Artist, Top Rap Tour, Top Hot 100 Artist, Top Billboard 200 Artist, Top Song Sales Artist, and Top Streaming Song Artist.
Drake Net Worth
Drake earns a decent amount of salary from his profession and currently, he is considered as one of the richest rappers. Talking about Drake Net Worth, he earns almost $40 million per year on concerts, music sales, public appearances, and by other activities. According to celebritynetworth.com, his net worth is $140 million. Before taxes and lifestyle costs, between the years of 2010 and 2018, he earned $250 million.
Social Media Activist
Drake is a famous personality at social media. He gained popularity by millions of peoples at Twitter, Facebook and Instagram thus, has created a long list of his fans. He made his Twitter account on March 2009. Currently, he has around 37.9 million followers at Twitter. His Facebook page is liked by 35,396,548 people and 34,234,689 people follow him at Facebook. At his Instagram account, he has over 53 million followers. You can purchase and view the Assassination Vacation Tour information from his blog. You can subscribe to Drake’s featured channel that has made 17 million subscribers and can watch his Travis Scott that has been viewed 228,965,586 times. Also, keep yourself updated by visiting him at other links given below.
Quotes by Aubrey Drake Graham
Drake has a naturally gifted ability in oratory. He has spoken the best quotes that become famous by his fans. Here is a compilation of his best and most popular quotes.
“Sometimes it’s the journey that teaches you a lot about your destination.”
A relationship can give you a gut-wrenching feeling sometimes. It’s a real emotional ride.”
“When it comes to knowing what to say, to charm, I always had it.”
“There will be days when I walk in an arena and people will cheer and then there might be days when I walk in an arena and people might boo, but it all sounds the same to me because it’s all just noise that lets me know that I’m relevant.”
“People like to build their own story about my life. I don’t know if it makes them feel better, or if it makes it okay for them to not like me, but the last thing I grew up as was rich.”