Drake’s net worth is $ 92 million. Well, this staggering fortune is the result of music sales, endorsements, concerts and investments over a period of 15 years. As back in 2001, Drake aka Aubrey Drake Graham started his career with the TV show Degrassi: The Next Generation. He played the role of Jimmy Brooks and continued his acting until 2009.
If we divide Drake net worth, then it’s clear that tours make the major chunk. As till date, the star has made $ 34 million through concerts alone. Next comes the endorsements, through which he has reportedly earned $ 28 million. From Music album sales , the star has bagged another $ 17 million while Youtube earnings amount to $ 9 million. Other investments make up to $ 4 million.
The original figure was above $ 120 million however due to various taxes and expenses, Drake’s net worth finally stands at $ just 92 million. Well, even $ 92 million is way to high but Drake deserves it.
Drake began his music career in 2006 when he first released the mixtape “Room for Improvement”. Soon he was discovered by fellow rapper Lil Wayne, who was quick to sign him to his label “Young Money Entertainment”. Since then Drake worked on his different music styles, gaining both fame and popularity. Till date, he has worked with famous artists.
Net Worth Comparison with other famous Hip Hop artists:
As you can see from the above chart, their fortune differs a lot. At present in between these hip hop artists, Dr Dre takes the first place, all thanks to the deal between him and Apple. Jay-z secures the second position, followed by Kayne. Then there is Lily Wayne with a net worth of $ 140 million. And finally, we have Drake, who is not as big as compared to the fellow artists but is likely to perform well in future.
Earning from concert tours:
|Would You Like A (2013)||$ 15,150,000|
|Club Paradise (2012)||$ 16,000,000|
|Away From Home (2010)||$ 03,240,000|
Money from Youtube
|Youtube Channel||Drake Earning|
|Drake Vevo Channel||$ 7,900,000|
|Total Income||$ 9,260,000|
Till now Drake has appeared on a number of advertisements. He is endorsing many products directly and indirectly. To name a few he endorses Sprite, Jordan shoes, Kodak etc. Through advertisements, the singer makes a cool $ 5 million annually. Till date, the total amount has exceeded $ 25 million even after deducting taxes.
— Drizzy (@Drake) May 5, 2016
His fortune over the years:
|Drake net worth 2014||$ 55 million|
|Drake net worth 2015||$ 72 million|
|Drake net worth 2016||$ 92 million|
In the previous year, Drake earned $ 20 million while in 2014 he reportedly made $ 17 million.
|Genres||Hip hop, R&B|
Born in Toronto on October 24, 1986, Aubrey Drake Graham is related to Teenie Hodges and Larry Graham, who are his uncles. During his early days, Drake attended Jewish day school, while later he got enrolled in the Forest Hill Collegiate Institute, where he developed his acting skills. Finally, he attended Vaughan Road Academy, however, he dropped out of high school and later graduated in 2012.
In many interviews, Drake has talked about his rough childhood due to the absence of his father. However, he has also commented on his mother due to whom he feels blessed. Describing his feelings, he once said that”I had to become a man very quickly and be the backbone for a woman who I love with all my heart, my mother.”
He began his professional career when he was just 15 years old. Drake has collaborated with a number of famous artists, which includes famous names such as Lil Wayne, Rihanna, Future, Big Sean, Kanye West, The Weeknd, and 2 Chainz.
In 2013, Drake became the “global ambassador” for the Toronto Raptors and thus became associated with his hometown’s National Basketball Association (NBA) team. In the coming months, he will do promotions and is also likely to serve as a host.