Aubrey Drake Graham is a Canadian rapper and singer. An influential figure in contemporary popular music, Drake has been credited for popularizing singing and R&B sensibilities in hip hop.

Full Name
Aubrey Drake Graham
Oct 24, 1986
Net Worth


Aubrey Drake Graham, better known as Drake, was born on October 24th, 1986 in Toronto, Ontario. He is of Jewish and African-Canadian descent. His father, Dennis Graham, is an African-American from Memphis and his mother, Sandi Graham (née Sher), is Canadian-Jewish. He has two siblings; a brother named Adonis and a half-brother named Stephen. 

Drake first gained recognition for his role as Jimmy Brooks on the television series Degrassi: The Next Generation in the early 2000s. He began releasing rap mixtapes in 2006 under the pseudonym "Drake", which soon led to a recording contract with Lil Wayne's Young Money Entertainment record label. In 2010 he released his debut studio album Thank Me Later featuring the singles "Find Your Love" and "Forever".

In 2011 Drake released his second studio album Take Care which featured the chart topping single "Headlines" and earned him two Grammy Awards. He went on to release Nothing Was the Same (2013), Views (2016), Scorpion (2018) and Dark Lane Demo Tapes (2020). All four albums have been certified platinum by the RIAA for selling over one million copies each.

Drake has also achieved success as a songwriter, producer, singer and actor with multiple awards including three Juno Awards in 2011 (Rap Recording of the Year for Thank Me Later, Rap Recording of the Year for Find Your Love and Album of The Year for Take Care) and four BET Awards—winning Best Male Hip Hop Artist in 2012 and 2018.

Life Timeline

<div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1986</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Drake is Born</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">On October 24, 1986, Drake was born in Toronto, Canada. He is the son of Dennis and Sandi Graham.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2001</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Drake Begins Rapping</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">At the age of 15, Drake began rapping and recorded his first mixtape, Room for Improvement.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2006</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Signs Record Deal with Universal Music Group</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Drake signs a record deal with Universal Music Group and releases his first studio album, Thank Me Later.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2010</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Grammy Award Nomination</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Drake earns his first Grammy Award nomination for the single 'Best I Ever Had' from his album So Far Gone.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2013</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Releases Third Studio Album</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Drake releases his third studio album, Nothing Was The Same, which goes on to be certified 3x Platinum by the RIAA.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2018</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Releases Fifth Studio Album Scorpion</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Drake releases his fifth studio album Scorpion which debuted at number one on the Billboard 200.</p></div> 

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2020</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Releases Sixth Studio Album Dark Lane Demo Tapes</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Drake releases his sixth studio album Dark Lane Demo Tapes which debuted at number two on the Billboard 200.</p></div>

Why We Love Them

<div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">A.</span> He's an Amazing Artist</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Drake is an amazing artist. His music has been critically acclaimed and he has won numerous awards, including Grammy Awards and Billboard Music Awards. He also has a unique sound that blends hip hop, R&B, and pop.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">B.</span> He's an Inspiration to Many</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Drake is an inspiration to many people. His lyrics often reflect his life experiences, struggles, and triumphs. He is a role model for young people around the world and offers fans hope and encouragement through his music.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">C.</span> He Supports Charities</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Drake is an advocate for various charities and causes. He often donates proceeds from his concerts to charity organizations and uses his platform to spread awareness about important causes. This shows that Drake cares deeply about making the world a better place.</p></div>

Interesting Facts

<div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">1.</span> Started His Career as an Actor</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Drake started his career as an actor, appearing in the popular Canadian teen drama Degrassi: The Next Generation when he was just 15 years old.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">2.</span> First Rapper to Win a Grammy for Rap Album of the Year</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Drake was the first rapper to win a Grammy for Rap Album of the Year with 2012's Take Care.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">3.</span> Most Streamed Artist on Spotify</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">In 2018, Drake became the most streamed artist on Spotify with over 8.2 billion streams.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">4.</span> Highest Paid Artist in Hip Hop History</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">In 2018, Drake broke the record for highest paid artist in hip hop history, earning an estimated $120 million.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">5.</span> Won a Juno Award</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">In 2011, Drake won his first and only Juno Award, Canada's version of the Grammy Awards, for Best New Artist.</p></div>


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