What is Dr. Dre’s net worth?
|Net Worth:||$820 Million|
|Born:||February 18, 1965|
|Country of Origin:||United States of America|
|Source of Wealth:||Hip-Hop Producer/Entrepreneur|
As of 2022, Dr. Dre’s net worth is estimated to be $820 million, which makes him the 3rd richest rapper in the world.
Dr. Dre is an American rapper, producer, and entrepreneur. He started out as a producer for the rap group N.W.A in the ’80s, eventually going solo and moving into entrepreneurship.
He’s worked with some of the best hip-hop artists of all time, and sold his brand ‘Beats By Dr. Dre’ to Apple several years ago for $3 billion!
Dr. Dre, real name Andre Romelle Young, was born on the 18th February 1965, in Compton, California.
His parents married in 1964, separated in 1968, and divorced in 1972. His mother later remarried and had three children: two sons Jerome and Tyree, who are both deceased, and one daughter, Shameka.
Dre initially attended Vanguard Junior High School in Compton. However, due to the increase in gang violence, he moved to Roosevelt Junior High School, which was located in a safer district.
In the mid 80’s, Dre was working at a local club, Eve After Dark. Dre would DJ at the club, after previously watching many others perform there. It was here that Dre met, DJ Yella, a future member of N.W.A.
The club had a small recording studio in a back room, which was used by Dre, and N.W.A to record some initial demos.
In 1986, N.W.A was formed, consisting of fellow rappers Ice Cube and Eazy-E, as well as DJ Yella and MC Ren. The group’s debut album, ‘Straight Outta Compton’, became a huge success.
Dre left the group in the early ’90s, after various disputes, and decided to go solo. He released his first single in 1992 under Death Row Records, founded by Suge Knight. His debut solo album was titled ‘The Chronic’.
In 1996, Dre left Death Row Records, founded Aftermath Entertainment, and released the album ‘Dr. Dre Presents the Aftermath’.
Dre has worked with the majority of the best artists in rap and hip-hop. He’s become one of the richest rappers in the world, despite all the issues he’s faced, including disputes, lawsuits, loss, and infringements.
As of 2022, Dr. Dre’s net worth is $820 million.
Here are some of the best highlights of Dr. Dre’s career:
- Hustler of the Year, BET Hip Hop Awards (2014)
- Grammy Awards – Best Rap Solo Performance (‘Let Me Ride’, 1994)
- Grammy Awards – Best Rap Performance By A Duo or Group (‘Forgot About Dre’, 2001)
- MTV Music Video Awards – Best Rap Video (‘Keep Their Heads Ringin’, 1995)
- MTV Music Video Awards – Best Rap Video (‘Forgot About Dre’, 2000)
- Straight Outta Compton (2015)
- Beats By Dre was sold to Apple for $3 billion (2014)
Dr. Dre has had incredible success in his career. He’s also had a lot of setbacks. The $3 billion Apple deal was the icing on the cake for his career, and who knows what’s next for the doctor.