Drake is an American-Canadian actor, producer, and rapper. He is famous for multi-tasking and all the professions he has been a part of are very successful. Drake is one of the highest-paid actors in the entertainment industry and he has achieved that consistently over the years. People love his acting while his rapper skills are the highlight of his career. Before becoming a rapper he was a popular child actor and everyone loved how cute he was. Degrassi: The Next Generation as a child actor was one of his mainstream success but after that, there was no looking back. If you want to know more about the rapper and actor read the following article.
Drake Graham was born on 24th October 1986 in Toronto, Canada.Father of Drake was also a renowned drummer and a musician and we can say that he got the talent from him. Drake’s mother Sandra was working as a school teacher and the family led a very simple life. Since his childhood, Drake was interested in music and acting and luck also favored him. His parents got divorced when he was only five while his father was arrested due to drug use and other charges later on. He was studying in a Jewish school while growing up and during his graduation days he was bullied so he left it to pursue his career instead.
Drake has always inspired by his senior rappers like Jay-Z so he started making mixtapes and sent it to various record labels. He was lucky to sign a deal with a music company and started making his music. Some of his hit songs include “Brand New“, “Forever” and “Ransom”. If this isn’t enough most of the songs that he released went on to take top spots on the Billboard charts.
He later signed up with Young money entertainment which was another popular music label. As a solo artist, he was high in demand became a part of many successful tours. Various labels were fighting to sign him but he chose young money entertainment. After some time he also opened up his own company with the name Cash Money and gained more success.
Net worth and earnings by Year
The total net worth of Drake is $180 million while his yearly salary $70 million per year. His major source of income in the entertainment industry as he is a rapper and actor. Drake has been producing his own music which further increased his bank balance. Here are his yearly incomes:
- 2010: $10 million
- 2011: $11 million
- 2012: $21 million
- 2013: $11 million
- 2014: $33 million
- 2015: $40 million
- 2016: $40 million
- 2017: $95 million
- 2018: $47 million
- 2019: $75 million
- 2020: $50 million
Relationships and dating history
Drake was involved in a lot of high-profile relationships and he has always been in the limelight for it. His major relationship was with Rihanna that went on from 2009 to 2016. Most of the time their relationship was on and off and people were always curious to know if they are actually together or not. He claimed that he has been in love with her since he was only 22 so their relationship is definitely very strong. In 2017 he got into another relationship with a model named Sophie Brussaux and the couple has a son together.