Dr. Dre Net Worth $900 million
Dr. Dre salary $55,000,000
Dr. Dre Net Worth: How rich is Dr. Dre? & How much money is Dr. Dre worth? Time to find out!
Dr. Dre is an American rapper, record producer, and entrepreneur and his current net worth is $900 million.
Born in Compton, California as the first child of Theodore and Verna Young, Young went to Vanguard Junior High School in Compton, but transferred due to gang violence.
In school, his grades weren’t so great, and he couldn’t get into the schools he wanted but that got him focused on his social life and entertainment.
When he was really young, he fathered a son with Cassandra Joy Greene, named Curtis, who would grow up and met his father 20 years later, and later became rapper Hood Surgeon.
Dr. Dre is one of the most successful people in the music industry today. He is the founder and current CEO of Aftermath Entertainment and Beats Electronics.
As a producer, he has overseen the careers of many famous people, including 2Pac, Snoop Dogg, Eminem, Xzibit, 50 Cent, The Game and Kendrick Lamar.
He is also responsible for the popularization of West Coast G-funk, which is a style of rap music that’s synthesizer-based with slow, heavy beats.
When it comes to his own career, he started as a part of the World Class Wreckin’ Cru and later rose to fame with the influential gangsta rap group N.W.A with Eazy-E, Ice Cube, MC Ren and DJ Yella.
His solo debut album, The Chronic, released under Death Row Records, made him one of the best-selling American performing artists of 1993, which also earned him a Grammy Award.
Around that time he also produced Death Row Snoop Dogg’s quadruple platinum debut album Doggystyle, and even molded artists into great producers.
A few years later, he left Death Row Records to make his own label, Aftermath Entertainment.
He produced a compilation album titled Dr. Dre Presents the Aftermath in 1996, and released a solo album titled 2001 in 1999.
Then his main focus became production for other artists, while occasionally contributing vocals to their songs.
In ’98 Dre signed Eminem and in 2002 he signed 50 Cent to his record label, while also contributing to their albums.
Throughout his career, he has won several Grammy Awards, including Producer of the Year.
Apart from his career in music, Dre has also starred in films such as Set it Off, The Wash, and Training Day.
After selling a part of his shares of Aftermath Entertainment to Interscope Records, Dre was able to earn about $52 million.
In 2000s he has been ranked among the highest-paid artists of all time, with earnings between $12 million and $110 million in 2012.
His net worth continues to grow as he earns millions from his endorsements and business.
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