The Weeknd net worth is $10 million dollars.
Date of Birth: 16 February, 1990 (Age: 26)
Place of birth: Scarborough, Ontario, Canada
Source of wealth: Music, Endorsements
The Weeknd Salary
Per year: $1, 2 million
Per month: $100, 000
Per week: $25, 000
Per day: $3, 571
The Weeknd real name is Abel Tesfaye. He was born in Canada, but then moved to USA one weekend to start career of a musician. That’s why he chose the nickname “The Weeknd”.
Abel earned his first money as a singer at the age of 17, when he uploaded to YouTube his song “What You Need”. The talented teenager managed to become YouTube celebrity. Thus he was noticed by rapper Drake, who helped The Weeknd to start his career professionally.
Abel released his mega hit, which pulled him into stardom in 2011. It was a mixtape named “House of Balloons”. That very year he released composition “The Morning”, which occupied the 15th position in Pitchfork Media 100.
Later he released two other mixtapes, “Thursday” and “Echoes of Silence”. Three mixtapes were united under the name “Balloon Trilogy”. That very year The Weeknd’s income rose to $230, 000 annually.
In 2012 The Weeknd managed to sign a profitable deal with Republic Records. He released his first album “Trilogy”, which occupied the second place in US Billboard 200. It was the breaking year in singer’s career. He sold 86, 000 copies of his album within the first week. That year his income grew to $600, 000 annually.
Now the star can boast with three studio albums. He recorded soundtracks to several popular movies, including “Fifty Shades of Grey”. He got 7 Grammy nominations and performed at Victoria’s Secret show. His earnings increased to $1, 2 million annually.
The rapper spends his money for his girlfriend, a model Bella Hadid. They have been dating since 2015.
How Much Is The Weeknd Worth
According to Forbes, his net worth is estimated as $10 million in 2016. The performer Abel Tesfaye is extremely active in his career making now. He is busy with his own concerts and collaborates with other artists like Drake, Justin Timberlake, Ariana Grande and others.
He gets some income from endorsement deals too. He gets about $220, 000 of endorsing money annually. He took part in commercial for Apple Music and others.
The Weeknd Salary per Album
The performer can boast with three studio albums now. Here’s The Weeknd’s income per them:
- Trilogy – $562, 000
- Kiss Land – $1 million
- Beauty Behind the Madness – $1, 2 million
The Weeknd Houses
Nothing is known about The Weeknd’s property yet. He rents some apartment in LA. His net worth has just started growing, so he hadn’t bought any expensive things yet, but he would do it next year, probably.