Drake is an immensely popular Canadian rapper and actor. He has an estimated net worth of $75 million. He was born Aubrey Drake Graham in Toronto, Canada, on October 24 1986.
Before becoming a rapper, Drake was a child actor. He appeared on the Canadian teen drama Degrassi: The Next Generation. He began his music career with the released of his first mixtape Room For Improvement via his website and official MySpace page in 2006.
Lil Wayne got some of Drake’s music from Rap-A-Lot founder Jas Prince. He invited Drake to tour with him. In June 2009, Drake signed a recording contract with Lil Wayne’s Young Money Entertainment. Since then this amazing rapping talent has worked with dozens of celebrities in the music industry like Eminem, Kanye West, Young Jeezy and Jay-Z.
Drake has been nominated for several awards like Grammy. He was selected to perform at the 2010 Grammy Awards ceremony. He has released three studio albums that have sold around 5 million copies. He has won one Grammy Award, two Juno Awards for Rap Recording of the Year and Best New Artist in 2010. He has also won a BET Award. Drake’s father is African-American and his mother a Canadian Ashkenazi Jewish of Russian Jewish and Latvian Jewish descent.