Dr. Dre
Dr. Dre
Celebrated Name: Dr. Dre
Real Name/Full Name: Andre Romelle Young
Gender: Male
Age: 59 years old
Birth Date: 18 February 1965
Birth Place: Compton, California, United States
Nationality: American
Height: 1.85 m
Weight: 80 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Nicole Young (m. 1996)
Children: Yes (Curtis Young, Marcel Young, Andre Young Jr., Truice Young, La Tanya Danielle Young, Tyra Young, Truly Young)
Profession: American rapper, record producer, entrepreneur, record executive, actor, and audio engineer
Net Worth in 2024: $850 million
Last Updated: July 2024

Dr. Dre is one the most influential American musician, producer, and songwriter who is the founder and CEO of Beats Electronics and the Aftermath Entertainment. Dr. Dre is significantly responsible for building careers of the artist like 2Pac, Eminem, 50 Cent, Kendrick Lamar and Snoop Dogg, etc.

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Early Life

Dr. Dre was born as Andre Romelle Young in 1965 on 18 February to Theodore Young and Verna Young. He was born and raised in Compton, California.

Dr. Dre completed his schooling switching in Vanguard Junior High School, John C. Fremont High School, and Centennial High School.

He started singing at a very young age. He even had a band in his school. His family also encouraged him to make music.

Personal Life

He married his wife Nicole Young in 1996. The couple has two children named Truice Young and Truly Young together. Dr. Dre also has four other children named Curtis Young, La Tanya Danielle Young, Andre Young Jr., and Marcel Young with his different lovers.

Dr. Dre has been accused of domestic violence against women. In 1991, Dre assaulted Dee Barnes, a TV host, as he was not satisfied with one of her reports about him.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 18 February 1965, Dr. Dre is 59 years old as of today’s date 25th July 2024. His height is 1.85 m tall, and his weight is 80 kg.


Dr. Dre initially started off his career in 1984 with World Class Wreckin’ Cru. Later, he also joined a gangsta group called ‘NWA’ with Ice Cube, Eazy-E, DJ Yella, and MC Ren. They can be held responsible for popularizing violence rapping in the street.

He made four albums with the group ‘Niggaz4Life’, ‘100 Miles and Runnin’, ‘Straight Outta Compton’, and ‘NWA and the Posse.’ Later he left his label Death Row Records.

In 1996, he founded his own label called ‘Aftermath Entertainment.’ In 1996, he released his first complication album ‘Dr. Dre Presents the Aftermath’ and his solo album ‘2001’ in 1999.

During the early 2000s, he focused most of his attention on producing records for other artists while occasionally offering his vocals in their songs.

Dr. Dre has released three solo albums ‘2001’, ‘The Chronic,’ and ‘Compton.’ He has also appeared in Hollywood movies like ‘Set It Off,’ ‘The Wash,’ ‘Whiteboyz,’ ‘Unity,’ ‘Up in Smoke Tour,’ and ‘Training Day.’

Dr. Dre has been accused of ghostwriting; people speculate that most of his songs are written by others. In 2005, Dr. Dre also played a voice role in a video game called ’50 Cent: Bulletproof’.

In 2008, he released his own brand of headphones called ‘Beats by Dr. Dre.’ The line consisted of the Beat Studios. In 2014 the company was acquired by Apple Inc. for $3 billion, which is considered to be the most expensive bid ever made by the tech giant. This deal helped Dr. Dre in becoming the richest man in the Hip Hop industry.

He endorses brands like ‘St. Ides’, ‘Coors Light,’ ‘Dr. Pepper’, and ‘Chrysler 300S’.

Awards & Achievements

Dr. Dre has won 6 ‘Grammy Awards,’ including the ‘Producer of the Year.’

Rolling Stone ranked him at 56th position in the ‘100 Greatest Artist of All-Time’ list. He has also won two ‘MTV Video Music Awards.’

Net Worth & Salary of Dr. Dre in 2024

Dr. Dre Net Worth
Dr. Dre Net Worth

As of July 2024, Dr. Dre has an estimated net worth of over $850 million. He makes millions through his record sales and his production label. He also makes millions through Beat Electronics, which is known for selling some of the most expensive headphones in the world.

Dr. Dre is responsible for discovering some of the most talented artists in the music industry today. He has produced records for rappers like Eminem, Snoop Dogg, and 50 Cent, etc. He is one of the most reputed and influential record producers in Hollywood who can make or break anyone’s career.


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