Aubrey Drake Graham is a famous Canadian rapper, singer, and actor. He is also a songwriter, record producer, and a successful businessman. Drake is best known for his role on the TV series Degrassi as a basketball player. He is also known for his hit songs' Best I Ever Had', 'Started from the bottom' and Hotline Bling.' Let's know more about this legend.
Quick Facts About Drake
|REAL NAME||AUBREY DRAKE GRAHAM|
|Date Of Birth (Age)||24th October 1986 (32 Years Old)|
|Place Of Birth||Toronto, Ontario, Canada|
|Height||5 Feet 9 Inch|
|Citizenship & Nationality||The United State / American|
|Occupation||Rapper, Singer, Actor & Record Producer.|
|Net Worth||$150 Million|
Early life, Family, and Education
Aubrey Drake Graham aka Drake was born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada at 24th October 1986. His father is Dennis Graham, a legendary singer and mother are Sandra Graham. Drake has a sister named Stephenie Graham, but his brother is still unknown to us. His religion is Judaism.
Drake grew up very poor in childhood. He has described his teacher that his mother is a "Godlike." He did his schooling from Forest Hill Collegiate Institute and Vaughan Road Academy.
Drake dropped out of school to pursue his acting career only graduating from high school in 2012. After ten years, Drake went back to school to earn his diploma and finally, he has graduated from high school like 25 years old famous rapper.
Career Of Darke
Drakes got a chance in the industry through one of his classmates whose father was an agent. His father said that if anyone can make his son laugh, he would take his audition. Drake has taken the chance, gave the audition of acting, and got selected.
Later, Drake has played “Jimmy” on his famous Canadian series Degree: The next generation started in 2001. This drama was continued for seven years and earned a record number of followers.
While working on Degrassi, Drake started his trial to enter into the world of hip hop. He also got success there. His first released album was “Room for Improvement" in 2006. Afterward, he released "Comeback season" in 2007. His most famous records are 'Take care,' 'Nothing was the same,' 'More Life,' 'Thank me later' and so on. His recent success is the song “KiKi, do you love me." It has forced the whole universe to dance to its beats.
Achievements & Awards
Drake was nominated for many awards and got many awards until now. He was nominated for playing the role of Jimmy Brooks on Degrassi: The Next Generation in 2002. He has won two Grammy Awards for the best rap song. Overall, he has won 123 awards from 523 nominations. Also, he got 4 Grammy awards from forty-two nominations.
'Drake's Age, Height, weight, and Marriage
Drake is 32 years old and is 5" 11 (182cm) feet tall. His weight is 82kg. He didn't get married yet, but he had dated many girls. But currently, he is dating with Zmeena from June 2018 who is an American Adult star.
Drake has an estimated net worth of 140 million dollars as of 2019. He made Forbes list of top 100 celebrities for 2018 by earning $47 million. The rapper also secured his place among 20 richest rappers at 14th place.
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Drake’s first rank rapped album is “Take care (2011)”. Then serially second to eighth-ranked albums are
- Nothing was the same(2013)
- If you are reading this it’ too late(2015)
- More Life(2017)
- Thank me later(2010)
- What a Time to be Alive(2015)
Five facts about this famous rapper
- Drake’s parents got divorced when he was only five years old. He stayed with his mother after their divorce.
- This rappers Instagram followers are over 60 million.
- Drake’s favorite actor is Denzel Washington.
- His favorite color is Brown, and his favorite book is Autobiography of Quincy Jones.
- Due to Drake’s Marijuana and illegal drugs use, a light club was close down in Oklahoma in 2016.
Drake Quotes About His Life
“Everybody has an addiction, mine happens to be success.”