What is Dr Dre’s net worth? Dr Dre net worth comes from his music and entrepreneur career.
Andre Romelle Young known professionally as Dr. Dre, is an American rapper, songwriter, audio engineer, record producer, and entrepreneur. He is the founder and CEO of Aftermath Entertainment and Beats Electronics, and previously co-founded, co-owned, and was the president of Death Row Records.
Dr Dre Net Worth
US$ 780 Million
56 (born February 18, 1965)
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Dr. Dre, real name Andre Rommel Young, was born on February 18, 1965, in Compton, California.
His parents married in 1964, separated in 1968, and divorced in 1972. His mother later remarried and had three children: two sons Jerome and Terry, both deceased, and one daughter, Shamika.
Dre initially attended Vanguard Junior High School in Compton. However, due to increased gang violence, he moved to Roosevelt Junior High School, which was located in a safer area.
In the mid-1980s, Dre was working at a local club, Eve After Dark. Dre was a DJ at the club, having previously watched many other shows there. It was here that Dre met DJ Yella, a future member of the NWA.
The club had a small recording studio in a back room, which Dre and NWA used to record some initial shows.
In 1986, NWA was formed, consisting of fellow rappers Ice Cube and Eazy-E, as well as DJ Yella and MC Ren. The group’s debut album, “Straight Outta Compton”, was a huge success.
Dre left the group in the early 1990s, after various disagreements, and decided to go it alone. He released his first single in 1992 under Death Row Records, which was founded by Suge Knight. His first solo album was titled “The Chronic”.
In 1996, Dre left Death Row Records, founded Aftermath Entertainment, and released the album “Dr. Dre Presents Aftermath.”
Dre has worked with most of the top artists in rap and hip-hop. He became one of the richest rappers in the world, despite all the problems he faced, including disputes, lawsuits, losses, and violations.
Dr Dre’s net worth in 2021 is $780 Million.
Few Dr Dre Facts
- Dr Dre didn’t know Eminem was white when he decided to work with him
- Before he was in N.W.A, Dre was in a group called World Class Wreckin’ Cru
- Dr Dre’s career with Eazy E really begun after Eazy bailed Dre out of jail
- Dr Dre and Snoop Dogg starred in a film called ‘The Wash’ back in 2001
- ‘The Adventures Of Grandmaster Flash On The Wheels Of Steel’ inspired Dre to get into music
Top Dr Dre Quotes
- “Even when I was close to defeat I rose to my feet” ~ Dr. Dre
- “No matter how hard you work to bring yourself up, there’s someone out there working just as hard, to put you down.” ~ Dr. Dre
- “Never let me slip cuz if I slip then I’m slippin’.” ~ Dr. Dre
- “I’ve gone seventy-nine hours without sleep, creating. When that flow is going, it’s almost like a high. You don’t want it to stop. You don’t want to go to sleep for fear of missing something.” ~ Dr. Dre
- “It ain’t that I’m too big to listen to the rumors, It’s just that I’m too damn big to pay attention to ’em.” ~ Dr. Dre
- “Those who are quiet will always cause riots.” ~ Dr. Dre
- “If you work at rap and look at it as an art, the money will come. But if you try to get the money, it’ll just always be shallow.” ~ Dr. Dre
- “When the ideas are coming, I don’t stop until the ideas stop because that train doesn’t come along all the time.” ~ Dr. Dre
- “They wanna hang us, see us dead, or enslave us, keep us trapped in the same place we raised in. Then they wonder why we act so outrageous, run around stressed out, and pull out gauges.” ~ Dr. Dre
- “Clear communication. Respect. A lot of laughter. And a lot of orgasms. That’s what makes a marriage work.” ~ Dr. Dre