|Drake Graham Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 11¾ in|
|Date of Birth||October 24, 1986|
Drake Graham is a Canadian rapper, singer, songwriter, actor, record producer, and entrepreneur who has released several albums, extended plays, mixtapes, and tracks which include Thank Me Later, Nothing Was the Same, Room for Improvement, Take Care, Scorpion, Views, Care Package, The Best in the World Pack, If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late, Dark Lane Demo Tape, 0 to 100 / The Catch Up, Right Hand, and More Life. He also became the first artist to have the most number-one singles on the Hot Rap Songs, Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay, and Rhythmic Charts.
Aubrey Drake Graham
Drake, Aub, Champagne Papi, 6 God
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Hidden Hills, California, United States
Drake attended a Jewish Day School. Later, he attended Forest Hill Collegiate Institute in Toronto, Ontario. there, he started taking interest in acting. Post that, he went to Vaughan Road Academy in Toronto, Ontario. After dropping out of high school, he finally graduated in October 2012.
Singer, songwriter, recording artist, rapper, actor, entrepreneur
- Father – Dennis Graham (Drummer who worked with Jerry Lee Lewis)
- Mother – Sandi Graham (née Sher) (English Teacher and Florist)
- Siblings – Stephenie (Younger Half-Sister)
Drake is managed by –
- James “Jas” Prince (Former)
- William Morris Endeavor Entertainment, Talent and Literary Agency, Beverly Hills, California, United States
Hip hop, R&B, dancehall, pop, drill, trap, pop-rap
Aspire, Boy Better Know, Cash Money Records, OVO Sound, Republic, Universal Motown, Young Money
Drake’s net worth had been $200 million according to CelebrityNetWorth.com.
5 ft 11¾ in or 182 cm
82 kg or 181 pounds
Girlfriend / Spouse
Drake has dated –
- Keshia Chante (2000-2002)
- Nebby (2002-2006)
- Lauren Collins (2003)
- Tika Sumpter (2005)
- Jade Lee (2006)
- Paris Morton (2007-2008)
- Bria Myles (2008-2009)
- SZA (2009)
- Cat Washington (2009-2010)
- Tammy Torres (2009)
- Melyssa Ford (2009-2010)
- Blac Chyna
- Dj Duffey (2009-2010)
- Toccara Jones (2009-2010)
- Vanessa Veasley (2009) – RUMOR
- Teyana Taylor (2009)
- Nicki Minaj (2009-2010) – RUMOR
- Shanell Woodgett (2010)
- Taraji P. Henson (2010)
- Maliah Michel (2010)
- Serena Williams (2011)
- Dollicia Bryan (2011-2012)
- Kreayshawn (2011)
- Free Da Realest (2011-2017)
- Sophia Marie (2012)
- Rita Ora (2012)
- Courtney Janell (2012-2013)
- Kyra Chaos (2012)
- Deelishis (2012-2014)
- Rashida Jones (2012) – In 2012, after meeting at Sundance Film Festival, the actress Rashida Jones and Drake dated secretly. They didn’t approve of their relationship publicly, hence, it is a RUMOR.
- Tyra Banks (2012) – RUMOR
- Chandra Davis (2012)
- Miracle Watts (2013)
- Tatyana Ali (2013)
- Crystal Westbrooks (2013-2015)
- Kat Dennings (2013)
- Cyn Santana (2013) – RUMOR
- Zoë Kravitz (2013) – RUMOR
- Raye (2013)
- Kakey (2014)
- Shaye G (2014)
- Porcelain Black
- Jhonni Blaze (2014)
- Lira Galore (2014-2015)
- Iesha Marie (2014) – RUMOR
- Gianna Nicole (2014-2015)
- Bernice Burgos (2014-2015)
- Michele Galore (2015)
- Ravie Loso (2015)
- Amber Rose (2015-2016)
- Layla Lace (2016)
- Rihanna (2016) – Barbadian singer Rihanna was RUMORed to be dating Drake in the spring of 2016.
- Hailey Baldwin (2016) – From May 2016 to August 2016, Drake was RUMORed to be dating American model, Hailey Baldwin.
- India Westbrooks (2016) – In October 2016, he RUMORed to have hooked up with model India Westbrooks.
- Jennifer Lopez (2016-2017) – In November 2016, Drake was romantically linked with American singer Jennifer Lopez. They dated until January 2017.
- Sophie Brussaux (2017) – In January 2017, he hooked up with French adult film star, Sophie Brussaux (aka Rosee Divine). In October 2017, his child Adonis with Sophie was born. He revealed about his child Adonis in the song titled “Emotionless”.
- Rosalyn Gold-Onwude (2017)
- Paloma Ford (2017) – Drake was reportedly dating American singer and model Paloma Ford in 2017. They neither confirmed nor denied the relationship.
- K’yanna Barber (2017) – From August to October 2017, Drake briefly dated K’yanna Barber.
- Lateysha Grace (2017) – RUMOR
- Bella Hadid (2017) – In late 2017, he was rumored to be dating model Bella Hadid. She denied any such rumors.
- Bria Vinaite (2017) – In November 2017, Drake was rumored to have hooked up with Lithuanian actress, Bria Vinaite.
- Jorja Smith (2017) – Drake was rumored to be dating singer Jorja Smith in 2017.
- Zmeena (2018) – In June 2018, Drake had an encounter with American adult star, Zmeena.
- Bella Harris (2018)
- Réka Nagy (2018)
- Malaika Terry (2018)
- Lesanik (2018) – RUMOR
- Brittany Renner (2018) – Drake reportedly dated model Brittany Renner in the year 2018. Their relationship was explained in chapter One and Done of her book Judge This Cover, where he was given the name Frank.
- Kylie Jenner (2019-2020) – RUMOR
- Julia Fox – In the past, Drake reportedly dated actress Julia Fox for almost a year.
- Imaan Hammam (2019)
- Ice Spice (2022) – RUMOR
Race / Ethnicity
Mixed (White and Black)
He has African-American ancestry on his father’s side while he is of Ashkenazi Jewish descent on his mother’s side.
Drake wears a shoe of size 13. (via YouTube)
He had served as the brand evangelist for Toronto Rappers.
He had appeared in the commercials
- Sprite (2010)
- State Farm Super Bowl ad in 2021 alongside Kevin Miles, Patrick Mahomes, and Aaron Rodgers.
Best Known For
His music performances, concerts, and albums, and Extended Plays such as So Far Gone (2009), Thank Me Later (2010), Take Care (2011), Nothing Was the Same (2013).
Drake released his debut album Thank Me Later on June 15, 2010. The album, which is more than an hour-long is released under the label Cash Money Records, Universal Motown Records, and Young Money Entertainment. The album received a positive response from the critics. It was able to sell 1.8 million copies worldwide.
Drake played the role as A/V Jones in 2007 (released in 2007 only in the USA and Canada) American comedy-drama film Charlie Bartlett. It was completely released on February 22, 2008.
First TV Show
Drake guest appeared in a Canadian crime drama television series titled Blue Murder for his role as Joey Tamarin in an episode in 2001.
Jonny is the personal trainer of Drake. Drake had been working on his body lately to make it more ripped.
Drake Favorite Things
- Actor – Denzel Washington
- Band – N.E.R.D
- Book – Autobiography of Quincy Jones
- Color – Brown
- Movies – Rounders (1998), Two Can Play That Game (2001)
Source – IMDb
- Musicians Larry Graham and Teenie Hodges are his uncles.
- Drake had a Bar Mitzvah.
- His parents divorced when he was 5 years old.
- After their divorce, he was raised by his mother and resided in 2 houses in Canada.
- He had attended an acting school “Young People’s Theater” as a child.
- The singer has also received at least 4 Grammy Awards, 6 American Music Awards, a record 27 Billboard Music Awards, 2 Brit Awards, and 3 Juno Awards.
- He has credited Kanye West, Jay-Z, and Lil Wayne as some of his musical influences.
- In March 2021, he became the first artist to debut 3 songs in Billboard’s “Hot 100” list’s top 3 simultaneously with his songs What’s Next at #1, Wants and Needs at #2, and Lemon Pepper Freestyle at #3.
- In May 2021, along with other celebrities and venture capital investors, Drake invested in the Canadian online investment management service, Wealthsimple which took the company valuation to C$5 billion (or US$ 4 billion).
- In May 2021, Drake’s Better World Fragrance House launched some new scented candles. He also launched a marketing campaign wherein people had to order food for a minimum of $50 from Postmates from select restaurants and they would get a complimentary Drake candle.
- In May 2021, he was honored with the “Artist of the Decade” award at the 2021 Billboard Music Awards.
- Drake was the 6th highest-paid musician of 2020 as per Billboard with $14.2 million earnings.
- In August 2021, Drake revealed on Instagram that he was previously tested positive for COVID-19.
- In September 2021, he released his 6th studio album titled Certified Lover Boy. The album became Spotify‘s most-streamed album in a single day and later secured the No. 1 spot on the Billboard 200 chart. Drake also made music history by earning 9 out of the top 10 spots on the Billboard Hot 100 chart with the tracks from this album.
- In September 2021, Drake announced his partnership with ESPN’s Monday Night Football, in which he would be involved in curating music for select football games.
- In 2021, Drake was ranked #34 in the list of “50 Most Influential People on Twitter” as per Brandwatch Consumer Research. Taylor Swift was ranked #1.
- Drake was the most-streamed artist in the U.S. and 4th most-streamed artist globally of 2021 on Spotify as per the data released by 2021 Spotify Wrapped.
- In June 2022, Drake released his 7th studio album titled Honestly, Nevermind. Later that month, he released the music video of the song, Falling Back.
- His high school crush was named Jenna Naumovich.
- In June 2022, Drake launched his new show titled Table For One on SiriusXM’s Sound 42.
- In August 2022, it was revealed that Drake had tested positive for COVID-19.
- In August 2022, he launched a Sidhu Moose Wala tee to celebrate the late singer’s life and influence. The amount generated from the sale of these t-shirts was donated to Sidhu Moose Wala’s family, for them to decide where to donate the funds.
- Along with DJ Khaled and Lil Baby, Drake released a new song titled Staying Alive in August 2022.
- In August 2022, Drake got the initials “s.g.” tattooed below his left eye. The face tattoo is dedicated to his mom, Sandi Graham.
- In October 2022, Drake and 21 Savage released a joint studio album titled Her Loss. The album debuted at the No. 1 spot on the Billboard 200 chart.
- In November 2022, Drake and 21 Savage were sued for $4 million by Vogue magazine’s parent company, Condé Nast, after they did a series of “fake” interviews and created a few “fake” magazine covers to promote their album, Her Loss.
- In November 2022, Drake lost a $2 million bet during a UFC fight between Israel Adesanya and Alex Pereira, who were fighting for the UFC middleweight title. He put his money on Israel. However, Alex won the match.
- In November 2022, it was revealed that he was Spotify’s most-streamed artist in the United States.
- In December 2022, Drake lost $1 million in a bet despite Argentina winning the FIFA World Cup 2022. He had bet in the 1×2 market on Argentina winning, but the match was tied in the 90 minutes of play by 2-2 against France. Even in extra time, the match was tied by 3-3. Argentina only won in the penalty shoot-out, whereas in the bet, the result is determined based on the score after 90 minutes of play. Hence, Drake lost.
- In January 2023, Drake’s house in Los Angeles was reportedly broken into. His security had alerted the police after they saw an unknown man leaving the house and the man was later arrested with an item that was allegedly taken from his house.
- In February 2023, Drake became Spotify‘s “first artist to surpass 75 billion streams on the platform”.