Drake
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Drake Net Worth, Background and career.

Drake is a Canadian actor, producer and rapper who has a net worth has Increased recently . Drake is consistently one of the highest paid entertainers in the world. The secret of the net worth speed up was because of his recently soled singles Albums , which he has sold more than any other Artist… Here is more incite about Drake and wealth Journey.

Drake
Drake

Basic Information

Date of Birth—Oct 24, [1986]


Gender—Male


Profession—Actor, Singer, Song writer, Rapper etc


Country—-Canada


Historical Background 

Drake’s father Dennis worked as a drummer who played with musicians like Jerry Lee Lewis during his career. Drake’s mother Sandra, was an English teacher  as a profession. Drake attended a Jewish day school and had a formal Bar Mitzvah celebration.

Sandra and Dennis divorced when Aubrey was five. His father subsequently moved to Memphis where he ultimately ended up being arrested and incarcerated for several years on drug charges. Aubrey remained with his mother in Toronto though he would visit his father in Memphis every summer when his father was not incarcerated. Drake later describe Dennis as being absent during his childhood.

Drake and his mom lived in two story town home in an affluent suburb called Forest Hill. His mother lived on the street-level floor, Drake lived in the basement. They were not rich, in fact money was very tight.

While in collage Institute, Drake found an affinity for acting and singing. He later attended Vaughan Road Academy where he was bullied for his bi-racial and religious background. He dropped out but later graduate in 2012.

When he was 15, a childhood friend’s father – an acting agent helped Drake land a role on the long-running Canadian teen drama television show “Degrassi: The Next Generation”. On the show he played Jimmy Brooks, a basketball star who became disabled after being shot by a classmate. He was a cast member for seasons 1 through 7,  in 2008.

While Drake was appearing on Degrassi, his mother became ill and could not work. His Degrassi paychecks were their only income for several years. At the time he was earning $50,000 per year in salary from the show. That’s roughly $2000 per month after taxes.


Net Worth

Drake net worth; He has sold out his singles more than other artist, over 163 million sold. His yearly earnings have steadily increased, going from $10 million in 2010 to $75 million in 2019. The rapper is currently worth $180 million as at 2020.


Music

Drake
Drake

Jay-Z who earned record deals after becoming successful as independent artists, Aubrey , who by now was going by his middle name “Drake” as his stage name began releasing mixtapes in 2006.

2005 he released his first mixtape “Room for Improvement”  in his official MySpace page. He managed to sell more than 6,000 copies directly. He released his second mixtape, “Comeback period“, the following year. He released the mixtape through his own recently-launched label October’s Very Own (aka OVO Records). This mixtape featured what became a hit underground single called “Replacement Girl”. The music video for the song was the first video from an unsigned Canadian rapper to be featured on BET. One version of the song featured a spliced sample of the song “Man of the Year” by Brisco, Flo Rida and Lil Wayne.

[Rap A Lot] Records founder, Jas Prince, heard the single and passed it on to Lil Wayne. Lil Wayne was impressed and called Drake, inviting him to fly to Houston to join his The Carter 3 tour. As the tour progressed, Drake and Wayne wrote and recorded several songs including “Brand New”, “Forever” and “Ransom“.

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