Dr Dre Net Worth 2022 : $820 million Is It Correct ?

Andre Romelle Young, known professionally as Dr. Dre, is an American musician, rapper, and businessman. Dr. Dre is the founder and chief executive officer of Aftermath Entertainment and Beats Electronics as well as co-founded as well as co-owned President of Death Row Records.

As of 2022, the founder of Beats Electronics Dr. Dre’s net worth is estimated at around $820 million. He is an American record producer, rapper, and entrepreneur who started his career as a DJ.

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Name: Dr. Dre
DOB: 18 February 1965
Profession: American rapper
Nationality: American

Dr Dre Net Worth

By 2022 Dr. Dre’s fortune is thought at $820 million, making him the third-richest artist worldwide. Dr. Dre is an American producer, rapper and an entrepreneur. He began as a producer for rapper band N.W.A in the 80s before going on his own and transitioning into business.

He’s worked with some of the best hip-hop artists of all time, and sold his brand ‘Beats By Dr. Dre’ to Apple several years ago for $3 billion!

Dr Dre Height & Weight

Height:
1.85 m
Weight: 80 kg

Early Life

Dre was born Andre Romelle Young in Compton, California, on February 18, 1965, the son of Theodore and Verna Young. His middle name is derived from the Romells, his father’s amateur R&B group. His parents married in 1964, separated in 1968, and divorced in 1972. His mother later remarried to Curtis Crayon and had three children: sons Jerome and Tyree (both deceased) and daughter Shameka.

Personal life

On December 15, 1981, when Dre was 16 years old and his then-girlfriend Cassandra Joy Greene was 15 years old, the two had a son named Curtis, who was brought up by Greene and first met Dre 20 years later. Curtis performed as a rapper under the name Hood Surgeon.

In 1983, Dre and Lisa Johnson had a daughter named La Tanya Danielle Young. Dre and Johnson have three daughters together. In 1988, Dre and Jenita Porter had a son named Andre Young Jr. In 1990, Porter sued Dre, seeking $5,000 of child support per month. On August 23, 2008, Andre died at the age of 20 from an overdose of heroin and morphine at his mother’s Woodland Hills home.

Career

In the mid 80’s, Dre was working at a local club, Eve After Dark. Dre would DJ at the club, after previously watching many others perform there. It was here that Dre met, DJ Yella, a future member of N.W.A. The club had a small recording studio in a back room, which was used by Dre, and N.W.A to record some initial demos.

In 1986, N.W.A was formed, consisting of fellow rappers Ice Cube and Eazy-E, as well as DJ Yella and MC Ren. The group’s debut album, ‘Straight Outta Compton’, became a huge success. Dre left the group in the early ’90s, after various disputes, and decided to go solo. He released his first single in 1992 under Death Row Records, founded by Suge Knight. His debut solo album was titled ‘The Chronic’.

Dre has worked with the majority of the best artists in rap and hip-hop. He’s become one of the richest rappers in the world, despite all the issues he’s faced, including disputes, lawsuits, loss, and infringements. As of 2022, Dr. Dre’s net worth is $820 million.

FAQ’s

Was Dr. Dre ever a billionaire?

Dre’s net worth is estimated to be $820 million, which makes him the 3rd richest rapper in the world. Now he is billionaire.

Who is the number 1 richest rapper?

Kanye West is richest rapper with net worth of $1.8 Billion.

Conclusion

As of 2022, Dr. Dre’s net worth is $820 million. Dr. Dre has had incredible success in his career. He’s also had a lot of setbacks. The $3 billion Apple deal was the icing on the cake for his career, and who knows what’s next for the doctor.

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