Aubrey Drake Graham is a Canadian rapper, actor and singer and is widely popular in the music world with being respected a lot in the rap world.
Born on 24th of October in 1986 in Toronto, Ontario, he gained popularity after working in Degrassi: The Next Generation series during 2001-2008.
Drake Early Life
Aubrey Drake Graham was born in Toronto City to Dennis Graham and Sandra Graham.
His father is a African-American who is practicing Catholicism from Memphis, Tennessee. His father even worked as a drummer and also performed with Jerry Lee Lewis. His mother is a Canadian who was born in a Jewish family and worked as an English Teacher and Florist.
Also, he has citizenship of America and Canada making him a Dual citizen. In Drake’s childhood his parents divorced and his custody was given to his mother and they continued to live in Toronto while his father moved to Memphis.
In Memphis his father faced many drug related charges for years. Graham used to bring him to the USA every summer. Later on His father later collaborated with Canadian music group Arkells and sold records.
He went to the Forest Hill Collegiate Institute where he addressed that he endures art and acting and he says that he was bullied in his school often due to his racial background and then after some time he dropped out from school.
He found a role for himself at the age of 15 as his friend’s father was an agent in the industry. The role was in a Drama series named Degrassi: The Next Generation in which he was casted as Jimmy Brooks.
“My mother was very sick. We were very poor, like broke. The only money I had coming in was from Canadian TV.” Drake when asked about his early steps in industry.
Then in 2010 Drake said that he is interested in doing a biopic of Obama to which Obama gave permission in the year of 2020.
In 2006 , He launched his music tape Room for Improvement that was featuring Trey Songz and Lupe Fiasco and 6000 copies of the album were sold in which he earned around $300.
Then in 2007 he released a tape again named Comeback Season and it was released from his own label company October’s Very Own. Later in 2009 he published his 3rd tape So Far Gone featuring Lil Wayne, Trey Songz, Omarion, Lloyd, and Bun B and the tape was a successful project.
Then with all successes and investing in various labels he went popular and now fast forwarding some time ahead Drake is counted in one of the biggest stars in the world and is an inspiration for any aspiring singer or rapper.
He used to be a close friend of Adele and many rumours were spread that Drake and Rihana were in a relationship around the time of 2016.
“She’s a woman I’ve been in love with since I was 22 years old.” Drake
He also has a son born on 11th of October of 2017 with a former model and French painter Sophie Brussaux.
Drake Net Worth
It is estimated that Drake is owner of wealth worth $180 million and is counted in the top richest rappers of the world. Also with this he lives a lavish lifestyle , he owns a 35,000-square-foot mansion in Toronto that costs around $100 million.
He also has a collection of super cars and is fond of expensive clothes and jewelry and also travels a lot with a luxury style.
With all this Drake is a good human too and usually proceeds to do good deeds for humanity and wishes well for everyone.