Andre Romelle Young also known as “Dr. Dre” is a famous American rapper and a music producer, who got popularity through his debut solo album “The Chronic” and his popular record label “Death Row Records”. His estimated net worth is said to be around $770 Million, making him one of the richest rappers in the world.
Early Life and Career
He was born in Compton situated outside of Los Angeles in 1965. After meeting “Dj Yella” “Ice Cube” and “Eazy-E” he formed an emerging rap group named “Niggaz with Attitude” N.W.A. It was a revolutionary group which produced the album titled “Straight Outta Compton” which made a huge impact on the music industry and was a movement which resulted in discussions of police brutality, life on the streets, drug trade, violence, and racism.
The album sold over 750,000 copies even before the group had gone on tour, and later it sold a total of 3 million copies.
Apart from that Dr. Dre is most famously known to have produced Eminem’s and Snoop Dogg’s albums, and has pioneered gangsta hip-hop, and managed to deliver several platinum-selling albums.
Eminem throughout his music and interviews has praised Dr. Dre for making him become the rapper he is, and to reach where he is. He has been a part of many emerging rapper’s careers.
Dr. Dre has won the prestigious Grammy award and claims that he could even produce an award-winning record hit with a three-year-old. He was also a founder of the record label named “Death Row Records” which became the most popular and successful rap record labels in America.
Dr. Dre has worked with big names in the industry like 50 cents, Jay-Z, Snoop Dogg, Eminem, and several other artists which contributed to the growth of his net worth. He is a well-respected artist and has managed to earn millions through the producing music that he easily lives a lavish and comfortable lifestyle.
Dr. Dre Net Worth
Dr. Dre’s net worth is estimated to be around $770 million as of 2020. And he has managed to accumulate his net worth through his career as a producer, rapper, DJ, actor, and entrepreneur. Like Jay-Z, he has been a successfully skilled businessman.
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After he left his group N.W.A in 1992, he started his solo career, and even contributed and helped in launching careers of several current famous rappers like 50 cents, Eminem and Snoop Dogg. He has produced music for Tupac Shakur, Mary J. Blige, Jay Z, and several other big artists.
But one of the most famous ventures of his career to date has to be his partnership with Jimmy Iovine to release the most famous Beats by Dre headphones, which were later sold to Apple for over $3.2 billion. Beats by Dr. Dre have been an icing on Dre’s career. His net worth would keep on increasing, and he might soon even become a billionaire looking at how successful he has been so far.