Andre Romelle YoungShortname :
Rapper, Songwriter, Record Producer, Entrepreneur
Personal LifeDate of Birth :
Feb 18, 1965Age (as in 2019) :
54 Years Birthplace :
Compton, California, U.S. Zodiac sign :
American School :
Vanguard Junior High School, Centennial High School Ethnicity :
Black Net Worth :
Tyree Crayon,Jerome Crayon, Warren GMarital Status :
Nicole Young (m. 1996), Sedale Threatt (Divorced), Cassandra Joy Greene (Divorced)Children:
Curtis Young, Marcel Young, Tyra Young, Andre Young Jr., Truly Young, Truth Young, La Tanya Danielle Young
Divorce Sedale Threatt, Cassandra Joy Greene
Physical Stats & MoreHeight (approx.) :
185 cm (in centimeters), 1.85 m, 6’ 0” (in feet inches)Weight (approx.):
108 kg, 237 lbs (in pounds)Body Measurements (approx.):
Chest: 42 inches
- Waist: 34 inches - Biceps: 14 inchesEye Colour:
Dr. Dre Wiki
Andre Romelle Young who is professionally known as Dr. Dre is 53 years popular American rapper, entrepreneur and record producer.
Dre is often considered as the godfather of the American hip hop industry. Dr. Dre has worked with Snoop Dogg, Eminem, and 50 cents. His famous work includes his two solo albums ‘The Chronic’ and ‘2001’ was a massive hit.
Dr. Dre was born as Andre Romelle Young was come on earth on February 18, 1965, in Compton, California, the United States to his parents Theodore and Verna Young. His parents parted ways when Young was just seven years old.
Talking about his studies, he attended ‘Vanguard Junior High School’, ‘Roosevelt Junior High School’, ‘Fremont High School’ and ‘Chester Adult School’. Not much great at academics, Young diverted his attention towards music.
Dr. Drebegam his musical career in the early 1980s, joined a musical group ‘World Class Weckin’. In 1984 the group released their first single titled ‘Surgery’ which was a major success and sold over 50000 copies.
In 1986, he along with Eazy-E, Ice Cube and DJ Yella formed the local gangsta rap group N.W.A. (Niggaz for Life). N.W.A worked on the themes of crime and gang lifestyle.
Niggaz for Life released their debut album ‘Straight Outta Compton’ was a success, more than 2 million copies were sold worldwide. In 1991, the group disbanded, but also released their second album named ‘Efil4zaggin’.
In 1991 Dre.Founded ‘Death row records’ with Sue Knight and released their first single ‘deep Cover’; Snoop Dogg also debuted from that song.
The early 1990s marked a major success for Dr. Dre, he released an album named ‘The Chronic’ and also delivered hugely successful singles like ‘Nuthin’, ‘G Thang’ and etc.
Dr. Dre's success as a rapper was flamboyant; he did magnificent work as a producer as well, he launched the debut album of Snoop Dogg as well named ‘Doggystyle’.
In 1999, Dre produced three songs on Eminem’s debut album, ‘The Slim Shady LP’.
The album went on to sell four million copies in US alone and revived the fate of Aftermath Entertainment as well.
Dr. Dresecond album ‘2001’ was hugely celebrated and was a declared hit. In 2003, he produced a fine line of songs yet smashing hits 50 cents, Get rich and etc.
Talking about acting, Dr. Dre has also appeared in various movies like ‘Set it off’, ‘The Wash’ and etc., he did many guest appearances.
His smashing hit career has achieved many milestones and accolades. Dr. Drehas won six Grammy awards in the categories of Best rap Solo performance, the Best producer of the year and Best Rap album.
Dr. Dre is married to Nicole Young since the year 1996. The couple has together two children, a son named Truice and daughter Truly.
Dr. Dre has four more children, from his past relationships, his first child was born, when Dre. Was just seventeen years old, he is an aspiring rapped named ‘Hood Surgeon’.
His second child is from his relationship with Lisa Johnson, a daughter named ‘la Tanya Danielle Young’. In 1988, Dr. Dre and Jenita Porter had a son named Andre Young Jr.
In the year 1991, DrDre. Fathered one more child, when his that time girlfriend singer Michelle gave birth to a son named Marcel.
As per information and said resources, Dr. Dre’snet worth is estimated to be $ 770 million, As per Forbes, Dr. Dre was announced as a third-richest rapper and wealthiest Hip Hop artist in 2018, he has surpassed the records of Drake and Eminem.