|Celebrated Name:||The Weeknd|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Abel Makkonen Tesfaye|
|Age:||31 years old|
|Birth Date:||16 February 1990|
|Birth Place:||Toronto, Canada|
|Profession:||Canadian singer, songwriter, actor and record producer|
|Net Worth in 2021:||$100 million|
|Last Updated:||May 2021|
How rich is The Weeknd? A former boyfriend to international star Selena Gomez, a record producer, musician, and songwriter. The Weeknd has been releasing catchy tunes such as “Starboy,” “The Hills,” “Can’t Feel My Face,” which have elevated him to the rank of an international star. Apart from his unique signature hairstyle and his net worth fortune, what else is there to know about The Weeknd.
Maybe you know about The Weeknd very well But do you know how old and tall is he, and what is his net worth in 2021? If you do not know, We have prepared this article about details of The Weeknd’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.
In 1990 when he was born, he was named Abel Makkonen Tesfaye by his parents Samra Tesfaye and Makkonen. He is the only child of this Ethiopian immigrant couple who lived in Canada.
Abel was brought up by the mother and the grandmother since the father abandoned the family when he was just young. The mother did some odd jobs such as caterer and being a nurse to make ends meet.
The Weeknd attended Birchmount Park Collegiate Institute and West Hill Collegiate Institute, but none of the high schools did he graduate since he dropped out, and this was when he decided to even leave home by then he was 17 years.
Before then, he had already begun using drugs such as marijuana and other hard drugs such as cocaine, ecstasy, ketamine, among others. He also used to do shoplifting.
The Weeknd has had a rough upbringing, but when it comes to love and women, the man has had some luck since he had been dating high profile women. Among them is Bella Hadid, whom they started it in 2015 and ended the bond in 2016 than in came Selena Gomez, whom they broke up just in October 2017.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on 16 February 1990, The Weeknd is 31 years old as of today’s date 17th May 2021. His height is 1.73 m tall, and his weight is 85 kg.
His music career kicked off when he met Jeremy Rose, whom they made several songs together where The Weeknd would freestyle, and Rose would play the instruments. Later on, The Weeknd uploaded some of his works on YouTube, and that’s where it all started, and sooner his name was in various media outlets, even The New York Times.
His debut mixtape was House of Balloons, which did well commercially, thus jump-starting the wagon of tours and promoting himself on clubs together with Drake. He collaborated with Drake on his album Take Care. He went ahead to release two more mixtapes Thursday and Echoes of Silence, which made up Balloons Trilogy, which ended up being downloaded more than 8 million times.
His first studio album Kiss Land was released in September 2010 and debuted on Billboard 200 at position two. In 2015 August The Weeknd released Beauty Behind the Madness as his second studio album, which debuted atop of the Billboard 200 and made it to the position on in many countries’ charts. The album was the most-streamed album of 2015 and has been certified double.
His third studio album released in 2016 titled Starboy debuted to number one on Billboard 200 and atop of Billboard Canadian Albums chart. It has also been certified double platinum. Some of the supporting singles in this album are “Die for You,” “Starboy,” “ I Feel It Coming,” among others.
Awards & Achievements
With all the prominence, The Weeknd has earned himself some awards and nominations totaling to being awarded 77 awards and securing 199 nominations. Some of these awards are 2 American Music Awards, 8 Billboard Music Awards, 1 BET Award, 2 Canadian Radio Music Awards, an induction in Canadas Walk of Fame, 2 Grammy Awards, 2 Guinness World Records, 10 Juno Awards, 21 SOCAN Music Awards among many others.
Net Worth & Salary of The Weeknd in 2021
As of May 2021, The Weeknd net worth amounts to $100 million. He is ranked among the richest hip-hop artist and highest-paid celebrities in the world today this year, according to Forbes The Weeknd has been able to make around $92 million. His net worth fortune figure is due to record sales, his touring which earn him around $1 million per stop, merchandises, endorsement deals and business ventures.
The Weeknd net worth figure and his annual earnings should serve as an example that its possible to make it in life even when the odds are against you. If you had told Abel that one day ten years from now, you would have $100 million as your overall net worth perhaps would have laughed the joke, but he finally did it.