Biography / Wiki
One of the best hip-hop producers and rappers of all time, Andre Romelle Young, professionally known as Dr. Dre is a famous American rapper, songwriter, audio engineer, record producer, record executive, as well as an entrepreneur.
Apart from that, he is an actor and the founder and CEO of Aftermath Entertainment and Beats Electronics. He was credited as a key figure in a subgenre of hip hop, West Coast G-funk which is characterized by a synthesizer foundation and slow, heavy beats.
Height / Weight / Age
Born on 18th February 1965, Josh Altman turns 56 years old in the year 2021. He seems tall with a height of 188 in centimeters and 6’1” in feet & inches. He possesses a fit and healthy personality with a weight of 108 kilograms and 238 lbs in pounds.
He seems younger with his dark brown eyes and black hair. His body measures 40 inches chest, 30 inches waist and 33 inches hips and biceps size is 16 inches approximately.
According to the sources, the estimated net worth of Dr. Dre is $820 Mіllіоn approx.
Education / Family
Dr. Dre was born and raised up in Compton, California, USA, and belongs to the Evangelical religion. He is born to his father Theodore Young and his mother Verna Young. He completed his schooling at different schools such as Vanguard Junior High School.
Roosevelt Junior High School, Fremont High School, and Chester Adult School. He was fascinated by an apprenticeship program in Northrop Aviation Company but his consistently poor grades made him ineligible and later he turned his attention to music.
|Birth Name||Andre Romelle Young|
|Birth Place||Compton, California, USA|
|Date Of Birth||18th February 1965|
|Age||56 years old (as of 2021)|
|Height||In centimeters – 188 cm
In feet inches – 6’1”
|Weight||In Kilograms – 108 kg
In Pounds – 238 lbs
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
|Profession||Rapper, Songwriter, Record executive, Audio engineer, Record producer|
|School||Vanguard Junior High School
Roosevelt Junior High School
Fremont High School
Chester Adult School
|Home Town||Compton, California, USA|
|Fathers Name||Theodore Young|
|Mothers Name||Verna Young
Career / Fashion And Style
He started his musical career as a member of the musical group, “World Class Weckin” in 1984. In 1994, his earliest recordings were released on a compilation titled “Concrete Roots”. He met and collaborated with rapper O’Shea Jackson in 1986. Next, his single, ‘Fuck Tha Police’ begins the tension between black youth and police officials.
He co-founded Death Row Records with Sue Knight in 1991. He released his first single in 1992 which served as the title track for the film ‘Deep Cover’. He released his maiden album, “The Chronic” in 1993. Later, he created a revolution with his singles ‘Let Me Ride’, ‘Fuck with Dre Day and ‘Nuthin’ but a ‘G’ Thang’.
In the 1990s, his album with its G-funk sound dominated hip hop music. Thereafter, he produced Snoop Dogg’s debut album, “Doggystyle”. He produced some songs on the soundtracks to the films “Above the Rim” and “Murder Was the Case” in 1994.
He recorded “Keep Their Heads Ringin'” for the film Friday which reached number 1 on the Hot Rap Singles chart. He performed “Been There, Done That” on Saturday Night Live in 1996. He produced several tracks on The Firm’s “The Album” in 1997. He produced three songs on Eminem‘s debut album, “The Slim Shady LP” in 1999.
Next, he recorded his second solo album ‘2001’. He started producing songs by other artists, including Eminem, The D.O.C, and so on. He hired R&B singer, Truth Hurts to Aftermath in 2001.
He produced the debut smash hit by 50 Cent, ‘Get Rich or Die Tryin’ in 2003. In 2009, he produced or co-produced 19 of 20 tracks on Eminem’s album “Relapse”. He announced that he would be taking a break from music in November 2011.
Girlfriend, Affairs, Wife, and More
He got married when he was 16 years old with his girlfriend Cassandra Joy Greene who was 15 years old. They were blessed with a son Curtis Young, who was brought up by Greene. Dre and Lisa Johnson, in 1983 had a daughter named La Tanya Danielle Young.
Dre and Jenita Porter had a son named Andre Young Jr in 1988 and unfortunately, his son Andre died at the age of 20 from an overdose of heroin and morphine. He dated Michelle from 1988 to 1996, with whom he has a son, Marcel.
He married Nicole Threatt in 1996 with whom he has a son Truce, and a daughter Truly. Currently, he is single and enjoying his present life happily without any disturbances.
|Girlfriend||Cassandra Joy Greene (1981-1983)
Clara Moroni (1982-1984)
Lisa Johnson (1983- 1987)
Jenita Porter (1987-1988)
|Wife||Cassandra Joy Greene
|Children||Son – Curtis Young, Truce, Marcel, Andre Young Jr
Daughter – Truly, La Tanya Danielle Young
Here we are providing you a list of his favorite things.
|Favorite Actors||Not Known|
|Favorite Actress||Not Known|
|Favorite Musical Instrument||Not Known|
|Favorite Singer(s)||Not Known|
|Favorite Sport||Not Known|
Some Interesting Facts About Dr. Dre
- He became an employee of Apple Inc. in 2014.
- His full birth name is Andre Romelle Young.
- He was also part of ‘Four Aces’, a music group.
- He belongs to the Afro-American ethnicity.
- He belongs to the Evangelical religion.
- His zodiac sign is Aquarius.
- He received 6 ‘Grammy Awards’.
- Curtis was totally raised by her mother Cassandra and met Dre after 20 years.
- Dr. Dre’s daughter La Tanya Danielle Young with Lisa Johnson stated about her father that she has not met him for nearly 17 years.
- After years of separation, Michel’le claimed that she was physically abused by Dre during their relationship. Moreover, she also added that Dre shot at her after an argument that misses by few inches.
- Nicole made an allegation on Dre that he held a gun to her head in the early 2000s and also he punched her in the head and face in 1999.
- Superior Court of California ordered Dre to pay Nicole $2 million on or before January 11, 2021, in temporary spousal support.