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Dr Dre Net Worth and Biography Forbes (Updated 2023)

Dr Dre Net Worth Forbes biography, age, Wiki, career

What is Dr Dre Net Worth?

As of 2024, Dr Dre has an estimated net worth of $800 million and currently, he is said to be the 3rd richest rapper in the world.

Forbes also calculates his net worth to be around $800 million and in 2019, he was the 2nd richest rapper in the world.

After Apple paid an Upfront of $2.6 billion for his “Beats by Dr Dre” in May 2014, “a percentage of the money went into settling of debts”. Over the years, he has been spending heavily on properties and giving out to charity. His company’s co-founder received his own percentage and at he end he was left with a total of $500 million.

Who is Dr Dre?

Dre is a famous American Rapper, Producer, Hip-Hop Star and Entrepreneur. He began his career as a producer for the music group N.W.A, and soon after he began his own music career before switching into Entrepreneurship. Years ago, he sold his music brand, ‘Beats By Dr. Dre’ to Apple for the sum of $3 billion.

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Dre’s Biography

Andre Romelle Young best known as Dr Dre was born on  February 18, 1965, (Age: 58 years old), in Compton, California USA. He attended Vanguard Junior High School in Compton CA. But due to how unsafe the environment was, he had to switch schools to Roosevelt Junior High School. His name Dre is the abbreviated version of Andre which is his original name.

Dre Income Over The Years

Andre has so many sources of income. Since 2007, he has been making real money in the entertainment industry. Below is how much he made over the years.

2007 – $20 million
2008 – $15 million
2009 – $13 million
2010 – $17 million
2011 – $14 million
2012 – $110 million
2013 – $40 million
2014 – $620 million
2015 – $33 million
2016 – $41 million

Total= $992.5 million

As of 2024, he has a net worth of $800 million .[¹] His main source of income is from his profession as an entertainer and music producer.

Personal Life

In 1981, at the age of 16, Dre had a son with his then girlfriend, a 15-year-old lady named Cassandra Joy Greene. Their son Curtis later took after his father and he is a rapper. His son didn’t grow to know his father until he was in his 20’s.

According to sources, around 1983 Dr Dre had another child, a daughter named La Tanya Danielle Young

Few years later, in 1988 , Dre was in another relationship with his then girlfriend, Jenita Porter and they had son named Andre Young Jr. Unfortunately the boy died in 2008 due to drugs overdose.

Dr Dre and Nicole Young got married in 1996 not until she filed for divorce in 2020. Their marriage was blessed with two children; a son named Truice and a daughter named Truly.

Highlights of Dr. Dre’s Career and Achievements

  • 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)

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FAQs About Dr Dre

How tall is Dr. Dre?

He stands at a height of 6ft 1in tall approx (1.85m)

What’s Dr. Dre’s Real name?

His real name is Andre Romelle Young.

What was Dr Dre net worth according to Forbes 2019?

As of 2019, Forbes calculated his net worth to be $800 million.

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When did Dre’s parents get married and divorced?

His parents got married in 1964, and separated in 1968, it wasn’t until 1972 that they got divorce. Soon after, his mother remarried and had three other children.

What’s Dr. Dre age?

As of 2023, Dr. Dre is 58 years old. He was born on February 18, 1965 in CA.

Is Dr Dre a billionaire?

Dre hasn’t quite made it into billionaire circle. He is an entrepreneur whose wealth is sowed into properties and real estates.

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Net Worth: $800 Million
Age: 58 years old
Date of birth: 18 February 1965
Gender: Male
Height (ft/m): 6ft 1in (1.85 m)
Country•Origin: United States of America
Source of income: Hip-Hop Producer/Entrepreneur

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