Drake: News, Music Album, Net Worth, Career, and Controversies

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One of the most prominent figures in the music industry, Drake, is known for his amazing music rap videos. He has spread the magic of his music everywhere, he is an artist who has made many changes in the music industry and has touched various heights. Well, this blog aims to explore Drake’s family background, connection with the music industry, his relationship and many more details to have a more comprehensive understanding of him.

Drake Biography

Aubrey Drake Graham also known as Drake is a Canadian rapper and vocalist. An influential figure in contemporary popular music, he is considered one of the most influential figures in modern hip hop. He has lived in Hidden Hills, California since 2012.

Full Name Aubrey Drake Graham
Nick Name Drake, Champagne Papi 
Date of Birth 24 October 1986
Age 37 years
Birth Place Toronto, Canada
Gender Male
Father’s Name Dennis Graham
Mother’s Name Sandra Graham aka Sandi
Profession Actor, singer, songwriter, composer, rapper
Zodiac sign Scorpion
Nationality Canada
Religion Judaism

Drake Age

Born on October 24, 1986 in Toronto, Canada, Drake is 37 years and going to be 38 in October 2024 and he continues to charm his audience with his resiliency and his songs.

Physical Stats

The physical appearance of this famous great personality is as follows:

Height In meters: 1.83mIn centimeters: 183cmIn feet & inches: 6’0”
Weight In kilograms: 89kg ( approx.)In pounds: 196pounds 
Eye Color Dark Brown 
Hair Color Black

Early Life

Drake’s parents divorced when he was 4. After the divorce, he and his mother lived in Toronto, while his father lived in Memphis, where he was imprisoned for several years on drug-related charges. During the summer he would often visit his father. Drake’s journey has been full of difficulties. From his parents’ divorce to growing up alone with his mother, from incomplete schooling, to a career full of controversies.


He attended Weston Memorial Junior Public School till class four. Then, he completed his high school education from Forest Hill Collegiate Institute. Drake had to drop out of school because of his acting career. Later, he graduated in October 2012.


Drake Family
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Moving forward now let’s talk about the family background of Drake and their bonds. Drake’s father, Dennis Graham, an African-American drummer from Memphis who once performed with musician Jerry Lee Lewis. His mother, Sandra aka Sandy Graham, is a Canadian and works as an English teacher and flower seller. Both are living divorced lives and live separately.

Drake Relationship

As per some news and reports, Drake dated singer Rihanna from 2009 to 2016. Later due to some reasons they both broke up. After some time, the news of Drake becoming a father started spreading. He is the father of a son named Adonis, who was born on October 11, 2017, to French artist Sophie Brussaux. Brussaux’s pregnancy was the subject of several rumors after being featured in a TMZ article in early 2017; Drake finally confirmed his fatherhood in the album Scorpion in 2018.

Drake’s Career Choices

After completing his studies, Drake started his career on a good note.

  • Drake starred as Jimmy Brooks in the CTV teen drama series Degrassi: The Next Generation (2001–08), which achieved widespread success.
  •  He then pursued a recording career, releasing his debut mixtape Room for Improvement in 2006.
  • Drake found success in 2009 with the release of his mixtape “So Far Gone” and its hit single “Best I Ever Had”.
  • 2010 saw the release of Drake’s first full-length studio album, “Thank Me Later”, which catapulted Drake to international stardom. This record was followed by the highly acclaimed “Take Care” (2011).
  • In 2013, his next rap video “Nothing Was The Same” was released.
  • He took on comedic roles as host and musical guest on Saturday Night Live in 2014 and 2016.
  • In 2015, Drake announced the release of his 17-track mixtape-cum-album, “If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late”.
  • In 2018, Drake’s next video album “Scorpion” was released.
  • Some other releases following this include Care Package (2019), a compilation of B-sides, covers and other tracks; The Dark Lane Demo Tapes (2020), which included the Billboard Hot 100 single “Tootsie Slide”; and EP Scary Hours 2 (2021).
  • In 2022, he released a surprise follow-up, Sincerely, Neverminded, which featured more sing-and-dance club beats than his previous albums.

Award winning 

  • Drake’s album “take care” won a Juno award for rap recording of the year and a Grammy award for best rap album.
  • His rap video “Nothing Was The Same” also won a Juno award.
  • In 2019, he won the Grammy for Best Rap Song.


  • In 2012, singer Erica Lee filed a lawsuit against Drake for the use of her voice on “Marvin’s Room”. The case was resolved in February 2013, with both sides agreeing to an out-of-court settlement.
  •  In 2014, he was sued for $300,000 for sampling jazz musician, Jimmy Smith’s 1982 single “Jimmy Smith Rap”.
  • Further controversy arose in July 2015, when it was alleged by Meek Mill that he had used ghostwriters during the recording sessions for “Rico”, the lead single from Mill’s second studio album.

Drake Net Worth

According to my research and some news reports, Drake’s net worth is reportedly $250 million dollars. Apart from this net worth, he also has an ‘Air Drake’ private jet which is worth $185 million. His Toronto estate is also worth an estimated $100 million.

Social Media Account

As per my research he is officially present on the various known social media handles like Instagram, Facebook etc. Also, there are various fan clubs which operate under his name. He has garnered a huge number of followers on various social media platforms. The various social media handle of Drake is listed below:

Instagram @champagnepapi 146 M
Twitter Drizzy39.3 M
FacebookDrake52 M

Unknown Facts

In my opinion some of the facts which are not known by many people are to be given as follows:

  • He was also a hockey player who reached the Upper Canada College Hockey Camp, but left at the behest of his mother after a vicious cross-check on his neck by an opposing player during a game.
  • He is an international brand ambassador for the basketball team, Toronto Raptors.
  • He has a Boeing 767 aircraft.


Q.1 Who gave Drake his plan?

Ans. In 2019, Drake was gifted a $185 million private Boeing 767 aircraft by Canadian airline company CargoJet.

Q.2 How many albums has Drake sold?

Ans. He is one of the best-selling music artists in history, with 170 million records sold worldwide.

Q.3 Why is he trending on social media?

Ans. The rapper is trending on social media after inappropriate footage of the artist surfaced online. In the video, a man who appeared to be a Canadian celebrity appeared to be engaging in a sexual act.

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Khushu is a Professional Writer at theprimebiz.com, She likes to write informational blogs on trending topics like biography, business, technology, Fashion, Education News and More, She graduated in bachelor of Science (Bsc).