Drake Biography


Drake

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Birth Name: Drake
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Birth Country: Canada
Height: 6 Feet
Age:   31 Years
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Grammy Awards winner, Drake is one of the renowned rapper, singer and songwriter in the world. He is also an established record producer and an actor. He is popular from his own albums like Thank Me Later; Take Care and Nothing Was the Same. Born as Aubrey Drake Graham in Toronto, Ontario, Canada to Sandi Graham and Dennis Graham, Drake was raised in upper middle class family. He is Canadian and his ethnicity is mixed.

In 2009, Brake was seen with Rihanna having romantic love affairs with her. However, this love affair is kind of confusing as they had on and off relationship several times and they finally broke up in 2010. These days, he is dating Serena Williams and he also shared his desired to get married with her.

Drake, who was minor hockey player when he was in his school days, began his professional career as an actor and that was from 2001. His first acting was in the TV show, Degrassi: The Next Generation. In 2006, he released his own Mixtape Room for Improvement followed by the 2007 Mixtape Comeback Season. He got popularity in Canada after his music video featured on BET and became the first unsigned Canadian rapper to do so. On 15th of June 2010, he finally released his debut album Thank Me Later. His net worth is said to be around $55 million.

 

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Born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada

1986 24th of October

Born as Aubrey Drake Graham in Toronto, Ontario, Canada to Sandi Graham and Dennis Graham, Drake was raised in upper middle class family. He is Canadian and is black. He is six feet tall and weighs 69 kg.

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His parents got divorced

1991

Drake was born to Sandi Graham and Dennis Graham. His mother Sandi Graham is an educator and his father Dennis Graham is a great musician and a drummer. His parents got divorced with he was just five and then he began living with his mother. 

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Made his acting career

2001

Drake, who was minor hockey player when he was in his school days, began his professional career as an actor and that was from 2001. His first acting was in the TV show, Degrassi: The Next Generation.

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Won Young Artist Awards

2002

Till now, he has been nominated in lots of prestigious awards and has also been honored with them several times. He was honored with Young Artist Awards for the first time in 2002 and he won this award for Best Ensemble in a TV Series (Comedy or Drama).

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First feature film, Charlie Bartlett

2008

Though he began his acting career since 2001, he didn't win his first movie role till the end of 2007. In 2008, he appeared in his debut movie and that was in American comedy movie, Charlie Bartlett. Till now, he has appeared in 6 movies.

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Began dating Rihanna

2009

In 2009, Brake was seen with Rihanna having romantic love affairs with her. However, this love affair is kind of confusing as they had on and off relationship several times and they finally broke up in 2010. 

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Released his first album, Thank Me Later

2010 15th of June

He got popularity in Canada after his music video featured on BET and became the first unsigned Canadian rapper to do so. On 15th of June 2010, he finally released his debut album Thank Me Later. It is also said that this album was produced in several studios.

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Released his second album, Take Care

2011 24th of October

After he released his debut album in 2010, he gained worldwide popularity. Some of the singles of his debut album also broke several records and on 17th of November 2010, he announced that he will be releasing his second album which he finally released on 24th of October 2011. 

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Won MTV Video Music Awards (VMA)

2012

In 2011, he got nominated in MTV Video Music Awards (VMA) for the first time in his life and that was for Best Collaboration. The following year, he got his nomination in this award from five different categories and he was honored from one of them and that was for Best Hip-Hop Video.

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Sued by his ex-girlfriend

2012

Besides having the positive image in the world as a renowned rapper, singer and songwriter, he has also been criticized and sued several times. In 2012, he was sued by his ex-girlfriend. She sued him for using her voice in his album without her permission. 

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Won Grammy Awards

2013

Grammy Awards is one of the prestigious awards in the singing world and it’s an honor for everyone out there if they win this award. He has also been honored with this award once and that was in 2013 for Best Rap Album.

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Won BET Awards

2014

Till now, he has been nominated in BET Awards for seven different times and out of these seven nominations he has been honored twice. He won this award for the first time in 2014 for Best Male Hip Hop Artist.

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Began dating Serena Williams

2015

These days, he is dating Serena Williams and he also shared his desired to get married with her. Serena Williams is the tennis giant. Currently she is the no 1 tennis players in the world. She is also an actress. 

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