Andre Romelle Young well known by his professional name Dr Dre is a famous record producer, record executive and entrepreneur. He is the founder of Aftermath Entertainment and Beats Electronics. Also, he is one of the key figures in making the West Coast G-funk famous. In 1992 he made a solo debut with the album The Chronic. This became one of the bestselling albums of the year. From then onwards, Dr Dre contributed a lot of amazing albums and songs to the American music industry. Now Dr Dre age is fifty-five. Know all the details of Dr Dre here.
The birthplace of Dre is Compton, California and his birthdate is February 18, 1965. He is the son of parents, Theodore and Verna Young. But his parents divorced and after that, his mother remarried. Dre grew up with his step-siblings and mostly in his grandmother’s house.
On 1976 Dre went to Vanguard Junior High School located at Compton and then he got transferred to suburban Roosevelt Junior High School. After completing his high school education he paid attention to his social life and entertainment.
– Early career
Dre got inspired by Grandmaster Flash song titled “The Adventures of Grandmaster Flash on the Wheels of Steel”. Often he went to clubs such as Eve After Dark to view rappers and DJs performances. He also became a DJ in a club. Then he started to use the name, Dr Dre. He began to make many mixes for the local studios along with DJ Yella. They also made the song called Surgery. Later he became part of a musical group called World Class Wreckin’ Cru. Some of his famous albums during the 1986–1991 years are No One Can Do It Better, Muzical Madness, Straight Outta Compton and more.
– Successful years
On 2008 Dre came in the remix of “Set It Off”. Then after 2015, he released his album, Compton. Some of the popular Dr Dre songs are Nuthin’ But A “G” Thang, No Diggity, Forgot About Dre and more. On 2016 Apple announced that Dre is going to be part of its series titled Vital Signs.
On 1981 Dre was sixteen years old and he had a boy named Curtis with his fifteen-year-old girlfriend. He met this son twenty years later. Then he had a son with Lisa Johnson in 1983. Moreover, Dr Dre children with her are three daughters. From 1988 to 1996 Dre started to date singer Michel’le. With her, he has a son named Marcel. On 1996 Dre got married to Nicole who became Dr Dre wife. With her, he has a son named Truice and daughter Truly. But on 2020 the coupled filed for divorce because of irreconcilable differences.
The net worth of Dr Dre
Dr Dre net worth is $8oo million. A few years before many thought Dr Dre is a billionaire because he announced that he has become a billionaire. However, Forbes did not agree with his statements. His earnings for the royalties for his hit songs are large. He sold his Dr Dre studio 3 Beats to Apple for $3 billion. Moreover, he has a $40 million worth home in Brentwood neighbourhood. Many times Forbes has described him as a highest paid singer. What more could one want?
Dr Dre is a great rapper. Over the years he has got involved in many controversies but still people like his music.