Aubrey Drake Graham or Drake is a very popular Canadian rapper, singer, songwriter, actor, record producer, and entrepreneur. One of the most significant works credited to Drake is for popularizing the Toronto sound. Before launching himself into music and gaining prominence in the music industry, Drake rose to fame as an actor in the teen drama Degrassi: The Next Generation. He later left the series to release his debut mixtape Room for Improvement.
Quick facts about Drake
Name: Aubrey Drake Graham
Birth Date: October 24, 1986
Present age: 34 years old
Birth Place: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Also known as: Champagne Papi, Drizzy, 6 God
Famous as: Rapper, singer, songwriter, actor, record producer, businessman
Years active: 2001–present
Net worth: US$150 million
Early life and career of Drake
Aubrey Drake Graham was born on October 24, 1986. He was raised by biracial parents, but they had separated when he was five years old. He was raised by his mother in Toronto, and they did not have enough resources.
In 2001, Drake made his debut as an actor in the Canadian teen drama “Degrassi”. Drake had started writing songs when he was still a teen. In one of the episodes of Degrassi, Drake also raps. In 2008, Drake had quit the show to make his career in music. On February 13, 2009, Drake released his third mixtape which was highly acclaimed.
In June 2009, for his new label, Young Money, Lil Wayne signed Drake. In August 2009, Drake teamed up with Kanye West, Lil Wayne, and Eminem.
In August, 2010, Drake went ahead to host the first ever OVO fest. His highly acclaimed sophomore album, “Take Care” has won the quadruple platinum.
What about his personal life?
Drake was linked to Rihanna in the year 2009. They have been in an on-off relationship from 2009 to 2016.
Drake is a father to his son Adonis, who was born in 2017. He shares the child with the French painter and former model Sophie Brussaux.
What is the net worth of Drake?
Drake is the stage name of Aubrey Drake Graham. He has achieved global stardom with his magnificent career in music. His estimated net worth in 2020 is $150 million.
What are the upcoming albums of Drake?
Drake has announced that a new studio album called “Certified Lover Boy” is scheduled for its release in January 2021. This will be Drake’s sixth full-length studio album. “Scorpion”, which Drake had released in 2018 is his most recent album.
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