Dr Dre’s net Worth as of 2022 is estimated to be around $500 Million. This makes him the 3rd richest rapper in the whole world.
Dr Dre is an American rapper, entrepreneur and producer. He started as a rap producer for the famous group N.W.A in the ’80s.Eventually, he went solo and moved into entrepreneurship.
He’s had the privilege to work with the greatest hip-hop artists of all time. Dre also sold his brand ‘Beats By Dr Dre’ to Apple several years ago for $3 billion.
Real Name: Andre Romelle Young
Birth Place: Compton, California, United States
Date of Birth: 18 February 1965
Age: 57 years old
Height: 6’1″ ft
Weight: 80 kg
Eye Color: Brown
Hair Color: Black
Zodiac Sign: Aquarius
Marital Status: Divorced
Wife/Spouse Name: Nicole Plotzker (m. 1996-2021)
Kids: Yes (8)
Profession: Rapper, record producer, entrepreneur
Net Worth: $850 million
The real name of Dr Dre is Andre Romelle Young. He was born in Compton, California, on 18 February 1965.
His parents married in 1964. However, they separated in 1968 and ultimately divorced in 1972. Afterwards, his mother remarried and had three children: one daughter, Shameka and two sons, Jerome and Tyree, both of whom passed away.
Dre initially attended Vanguard Junior High School in Compton. But, due to the increase in gang violence, he attended Roosevelt Junior High School in a safer district.
In 1985, Dre started his career as a participant of the American Electro group “World Class Wreckin’ Cru”.
He gained fame with the gangsta rap group N.W.A. which used to portray street violence in its lyrics. Dre released his initial solo album “The Chronic (1992)” in association with Death Row Records in 1993. This album solidified his name on the list of one of America’s best-selling music artists of 1993.
Dre was honoured with a Grammy Award in the Best Rap Solo Performance category for the single “Let Me Ride”. He produced Snoop Dogg’s debut album, Doggystyle.
In 1996, Dr Dre left Death Row Records to start his company “Aftermath Entertainment”. He partnered with Eminem and 50 Cent in 1998 and 2002 to co-produce their albums. Dre also produced albums for many other rappers. Some of them are Knoc-turn’al, D.O.C., Xzibit, The Game, Kendrick Lamar, Snoop Dogg and Anderson. Paak.
Dr Dre is also a minor actor. He has acted in films like The Wash, Set It Off, and Training Day.
Dr Dre was nominated several times under different categories in his career spanning more than three decades.
Dre has had an extensive career spanning more than three decades. During this time, Dr Dre has won six Grammy Awards, three of which are for his production work. He has won MTV Video Music Awards twice. Dre won the “Hustler of the Year” award by BET Hip Hop Awards.
Dre and Nicole Plotzker got married in 1996. However, in 2021, the couple finalized their divorce with a $100 million settlement in her favour.
Dre purchased a mansion in the Hollywood Hills for approximately $15 million in 2001. He also purchased a brand-new estate previously owned by Tom Brady and supermodel Gisele Bundchen in Brentwood for an estimated $40 million in 2014.
Most Recently, in 2018, Dre purchased a mansion in Calabasas, California, for $4.9 million. The following year he bought one more house in the Pacific Palisades in a gated community for $2.25 million.
His entire real estate portfolio is estimated to be greater than $85 million.
Dr Dre has a vast array of fancy cars. These include:
Rolls Royce Drophead Coupe
Bentley Continental GT