Dr Dre Net Worth: American rapper, actor, producer and entrepreneur, Dr Dre has a net worth of $810 million.
Andre Romelle Young, born as the first child to Theodore (an amateur R&B singer) and Verna Young, is a multiple Grammy award winning rapper and record producer as well as an entrepreneur, known worldwide by his stage name, Dr. Dre. He is considered as an idol by struggling singers and rappers given his strength to survive the streets and making his way up to the Grammy winning rapper while also ranking on top of the world’s richest rappers list.
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Dr. Dre began his career as a member of World Class Wreckin’ Cru, and later found fame with gangsta rap group N.W.A., with the famous rappers as Eazy-E, Ice cube, Mc Ren and DJ Yella. Known for his explicit lyrics that detailed in the street violence, Dr. Dre managed to grab his first Grammy in 1993 for his single,” let me ride” after he released his first debut album The Chronic in 1992 under Death Row Records.
He co-owned and was an artist at Death Row Records, which explored opportunities for Dre to boost his bank accounts. He left the label when he founded Aftermath Entertainment where he holds the position of CEO. He is still making a lot of money with the world famous Beats headphones as he also happens to be the founder of Beats Electronics. He also sold 50% of the stakes for $310 million to HTC in 2011 which added more fortunes to his net worth.
Dr. Dre has not only made his life from drab to fab but also has a key role in the popularization of famous rappers such as Eminem, Snoop Dogg, Xhibit, 50 cent etc.,as he has worked as their producer and has helped many artists find their way towards fame and stardom. His explicit behavior has not only made his famous but also has had dark sides that somehow defamed him. He was sued and vindicated against his bad encounter with a female news reporter which he was able to take as lightly as possible.
As for now, this Richie rich lives his fabulous life with his wife and children in a $40 million house at Brentwood estate, L.A with absolute rendezvous every single day! He also owns homes along Malibu’s Carbon Beach and Equestrian Property in Hidden Hills.
Winning six Grammy awards, once for the best producer of the year has made Dr. Dre grow more in the music industry with fame and money. Having nailed the second richest in the Forbes richest list of rappers in 2014, Dr. Dre topped the list in 2015. Dr Dre’s net worth is estimated to be $810 million today.
Quick facts about Dr. Dre
Full Name: Andre Romelle Young
Profession: Rapper, producer, entrepreneur, actor
Weight: 108 kg
Date of Birth: February 18, 1965
Place of Birth: Compton, California
Education: Fremont High School (dropped)
Marital status: Married (Nichole Young )
Astrological sign: Aquarius