Drake is Canada’s biggest rapper, a songwriter who is known for making R&B, dancehall and hip-hop music. You can recognise him from teen drama ‘Degrassi: The Next Generation’. He is best known for his tracks like ‘One Dance’, ‘Hold On, We are going Home’, ‘HYFR’, ‘Take Care’, ‘Work’, and ‘Hotline Bling’. Let’s find out more about how much is Drake’s net worth in 2018.
Drake Early Life
Aubrey Drake Graham was born in 1986 on 24 October to an African- American family, to Sandi Graham and Dennis Graham. He was born and raised in Toronto, Canada. His parents separated when he was five.
Several of his songs reflect his childhood story, where once he saw his father getting arrested and his mother struggling between jobs to pay her taxes. He completed his schooling from Jewish Day School. Later he went to Forest Hill Collegiate Institute to obtain a degree.
Last year Drake made headlines when he was seen with Rihanna on several occasions. But soon rumours of their breakup were also spread. Then it was speculated that the singer had a fling with Jennifer Lopez.
This year, Drake sparked dating rumours with Bella Hadid. But none of them has made any confirmations. Currently, he lives in Hidden Hills in California.
Drake started off his career in 2001 as Television actor featuring in 145 episodes of ‘Degrassi: The Next Generation’ which helped him in kick-starting his career.
Drake released his first studio album in 2010 titled ‘Thank Me Later’. Later he also released three more albums ‘Take Care’, ‘Views’, and ‘Nothing was the same’. He has also released two mix-tapes called ‘What a Time to be Alive’ and ‘If You’re Reading This, It’s Too Late’ in 2015. In 2009, he also did an extended play called ‘So Far Gone’.
Drake has worked with music legends like Lil Wayne, PartyNextDoor, The Weeknd, Future, Eminem, 40 and Nicki Minaj. Drake has also appeared in movies like ‘Charlie Bartlett’, ‘Ice Age: Continental Drift’, ‘Mookie’s Law’, ‘Breakaway’, ‘Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues’, and ‘Think Like a Man Too’.
He has also appeared in Television shows like ‘Instant Star’, ‘Punk’d’, ‘Saturday Night Live’, ‘Sophie’, and ‘Beyond the Break’. He has also worked with record labels like Cash Money, Republic, and Universal Motown. Drake has several chart records like 154 songs to have topped in Billboard Hot 100, 24 songs to hit Hot 100 in a week etc.
Awards & Achievements
Drake has won awards as well as nominations in some of the most prestigious music awards. He has won 80 awards and 330 nominations in total. His long list of awards includes 3 Grammy Awards, 4 American Music Awards, 12 BET Awards, 15 BET Hip Hop Awards, 14 Billboard Music Awards, 1 BRIT Award, nine iHeartRadio Music Award, 6 Juno Awards, 2 MOBO Awards, 1 MTV Africa Music Award, and 5 MTV Awards etc.
Net Worth of Drake
Drake has an estimated net worth of over $90 million. His annual salary is estimated to exceed over $40 million. He also makes millions through his brand deals and tours. The singer is always on the road performing around the world.
Drake is one of the most renowned Canadian artists. He has worked with some of the biggest music legends and has created a legacy of albums, which has made him one of the biggest Canadian Rapper. He is currently working on a new album, so we are glad that our lad has found love in the supermodel Bella Hadid. We are guessing his new album will talk a lot about love and the popular women he had been dating in the past year.