Dr Dre net worth is $700 million.
He is not a billionaire yet, but he has a chance to become! Dr Dre is known for his hits as solo artist and also for the songs he recorded in duo with 50 Cent, Snoop Dogg and Eminem. Dr Dre – Eminem cooperation became one of his most successful projects.
Dr Dre Biography
Doctor Dre, or Andre Romel Young, was born on the 18th of February in 1965. He lived in Compton (California) with his mother and father. His father, Theodore, used to be a musician. His mother, Verna Griffin, played music too but after her son’s birth she had to quit it.
His parents got divorced soon and a future star lived with his mother, who had been single not for long. She used to wed several times and had another son – Andre’s stepbrother – Warren Griffin III. He had become rapper too.
Andre Romel visited Centennial High School, but they boy was not interested in studying. He liked making music and devoted his free time to it. After graduating he started to work at a night club “Eve After Dark”, where he enjoyed mixing various parts of songs and changing the sound. He performed in various night clubs in Los Angeles and got even the nickname “Master of Mixology”. He changed his name and took the moniker “Dr Dre”, inspired by famous basketball player, Dr. J. (Julius Erving).
Dr Dre music got really popular in 1985, when he and a couple of his friends formed the group “N. W. A.” that meant “Niggaz with Attitude”. The songs of these group got extremely popular due to the genre they were performed. Dr Dre is called the pioneer of Gangsta rap.
Dr Dre songs made people mad. Thus one of his early compositions was even forbidden by police. It was called “F*** tha Police”. The song increased tension between police and black young people and new wave of controversy was provoked.
Dre performed with his band, but in 1992 he released his first solo album. “The Chronic” got platinum status. His hit “Nuthin but a ‘G’ Thang” he recorded with little known (at that time) rapper Snoop Dogg.
In general Dr. Dre has three studio albums. But he is known not just due to his music, but also due to his work as a producer. He supported numerous young talented artists like 50 Cent, Tupac Shakur, Eminem and some others. Review Eminem net worth 210 million.
Dr Dre age is 50 years old, but he remains one of the most popular – and the richest- rappers in the world.
Dr Dre Salary
Per year: $110 million
Per month: $9 million
Per week: $2, 5 million
Per day: $321,430
Net worth of Dr Dre became $110 million more this year, mostly due to his profitable deal with Apple. He sold his company Beats By Dre headphones to famous brand and put great cash into his pocket.
He gets income from his album, besides he gets more than $500, 000 annually for his endorsement deals. He had deals of that kind with Dr. Pepper, Coors, Chrysler and other popular companies.
He also gets income from his producing company “Aftermath Entertainment”. So, Dr Dre has a lot of sources of income that help him to remain a wealthy person, although he is not a billionaire as he had told himself once.
Dr Dre Personal Life
Dr Dre is quite aggressive and uncontrolled person, that’s why he had problems with law. He was accused for insult of various people, for driving being intoxicated and for various fights.
He had numerous love affairs and was married several times. He became a father in his teens, when his school sweetheart gave him a son, named Curtis. Several years later another woman gave a birth to Dr Dre’s daughter La Tonya.
The love affair with his colleague Michel’le resulted with a child toо. His name is Marcel. The other son, Andre Jr, that was born by Jenita Porter who tragically died in 2008 because of overdose.
Now Dr Dre is married. He and his wife, Nicole Threatt, have two children – a daughter Truly and a son Truth. The family lives in a big mansion.
Dr Dre Houses
- Tom Brady and Gisele Bundchen’s Brentwood – $50 million
Dr Dre sold his company to Apple and the first thing he did after it – he bought a big mansion that earlier belonged to Tom Brady and Gisele Bundchen.
The house looks like a palace. It consists of 2 floors and stands in the picturesque area. There’s even a pond in the yard of the house. It has a roomy kitchen with wooden floor, a gym, a huge living room with white leather sofa and armchairs, a billiard room and a fireplace.
As for vehicles, the star changes them quite often. Now he is the owner of Hummer.
Dr Dre Cars
Hummer H2 – $100,000
The star likes to spend his money not just on cars or houses. He is also fond of various trips and vacations. Thus from time to time he spends several days in St. Tropez or at Hawaii. He spends vacation together with his family. Probably, furious Dr Dre had already found his ideal relationship.