Drake is a Canadian-born actor, producer, and rapper. He has a net worth of $180 million dollars. Drake has been one of the highest-paid entertainers in the world. Other than becoming a massive rap superstar, Drake was a child actor who appeared on the Canadian teen drama Degrassi: The Next Generation. Since first getting huge success, Drake has earned more than $430 million in his career before taxes and lifestyle costs.
Between June 2017 and June 2018, Drake earned $45 million. In 2017 he earned a total of $95 million. Between June 2018 and June 2019, he earned $75 million. In the next 12 months, he earned $50 million.
Aubrey Drake Graham was born on October 24, 1986 in Toronto, Canada. Drake’s father Dennis was a drummer who played with musicians like Jerry Lee Lewis during his career. Drake’s mother Sandra, was an English teacher and florist. Drake attended a Jewish day School.
His parents got divorced when Aubrey was five. His father subsequently moved to Memphis where he ultimately ended up being arrested and incarcerated for several years on drug charges. Aubrey stayed with his mother in Toronto though he would visit his father in Memphis every summer.
From sixth grade on, Drake and his mom lived in the suburb called Forest Hill. While attending Forest Hill Collegiate Institute, Drake found an Interest for acting and singing.
He was inspired by rap icons like Jay-Z who earned record deals after becoming successful as independent artists. Aubrey changed middle name “Drake” as his stage name began releasing mixtapes in 2006.
In February 2005 he released his first mixtape “Room for Improvement” via his website and official MySpace page. He managed to sell more than 6,000 copies.
In 2009, Drake signed to Young Money Entertainment with Lil Wayne. He then released Thank Me Later, which became the no.1 album in both Canada and the US
Net Worth of Drake in 2020
Drake has sold more digital singles than any other artist, selling over 163 million. His yearly earnings have steadily increased, going from $10 million in 2010 to $75 million in 2019. The rapper is currently worth $180 million.