Drake Biography

Posted by | Vishnu Das on | November 15, 2023

Date of Birth

24 / October / 1986


38 Years


Rapper Singer-songwriter Record Producer Actor

Drake Age, Net Worth, Girlfriend, Family, and Biography

Drake, also known as Aubrey Drake Graham, was born on October 24, 1986, and is currently 36 years old as of 2023. He was raised in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, and holds Canadian nationality, with a belief in the Jewish religion.

In addition to being a rapper, Drake is also a singer, songwriter, and actor. As of 2023, his net worth is estimated at $260 million. Drake rose to fame after appearing as a rapper on the teen drama series, Degrassi: The Next Generation. He is now one of the most successful and highest-earning rappers in the world, with a massive following of fans.


Drake’s parents are Dennis Graham and Sandi Graham. Dennis is a professional drummer who has worked with Jerry Lee Lewis. Sandi is a florist and an English teacher. Drake has a half-sister named Stephenie. Drake’s parents separated when he was five years old.

After the split, he stayed in Toronto with his mother, while his father moved back to Memphis. Dennis spent many years in prison for drug-related crimes and remained in the United States until Drake was in his early twenties due to financial constraints and legal issues. However, before his imprisonment, Dennis would visit Toronto every year and take Drake to Memphis.

Dennis Graham Drake Father

Dennis Graham Drake Father

Sandi Graham Drake Mother

Sandi Graham Drake Mother

Keshia Chante Drake Girlfriend

Keshia Chante Drake’s Girlfriend

Drake Childhood Pic

Drake Childhood Pic

Childhood & Early Life

Aubrey Drake Graham was born on October 24, 1986, in Toronto, Canada. His father, Dennis Graham, worked as a drummer for the legendary musician Jerry Lee Lewis, and his mother, Sandi Graham, was an English teacher and florist.

Drake’s unique background includes being born to an African-American Catholic father and a white Canadian Jewish mother. He has stated that he feels more connected to black culture but finds being Jewish a “cool twist” to his identity.

Personal Life

Drake currently resides in Toronto, Ontario, where he owns a luxurious 35,000-square-foot estate called “The Embassy”. This stunning property, which was built in 2017, is estimated to be worth $100 million and was featured in the music video for his song “Toosie Slide”.

In addition to “The Embassy”, Drake previously owned a home in Hidden Hills, California, known as the “YOLO Estate”, which he sold in 2022. He also recently purchased a home in Beverly Crest, California, from Robbie Williams for $70 million. Additionally, Drake owns a condominium located next to the iconic CN Tower in Toronto.

Acting Career

That’s correct! Drake’s role in ‘Degrassi: The Next Generation’ as Jimmy Brooks helped him gain recognition and popularity as an actor. He played the character from 2001 to 2009, appearing in a total of 145 episodes.

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Film Roles Year
Charlie Bartlett A/V Jones 2007
Mookie’s Law Chet Walters 2008
Breakaway Himself 2011
Ice Age: Continental Drift Ethan 2012
Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues Ron Burgundy fan 2013
Think Like a Man Too Himself 2014
6ix Rising 2017
The Carter Effect 2017
Remember Me, Toronto 2019
Black Ice None 2022
For Khadija None TBA


Title Roles Year
Blue Murder Joey Tamarin 2001
Degrassi: The Next Generation James “Jimmy” Brooks 2001–2008
Soul Food Fredrick 2002
Conviction Teen Fish 2002
Best Friend’s Date Dater 2005
Instant Star Himself 2005
The Border PFC Gordon Harvey 2008
Being Erica Ken 2009
Sophie Ken 2009
Beyond the Break Himself 2009
When I Was 17 2010
Juno Awards Host 2011
Saturday Night Live Himself (musical guest) 2011
Punk’d Himself 2012
Saturday Night Live Himself (host/musical guest) 2014, 2016
The Shop Himself 2018
The Egos Drake 2018
Euphoria None 2019
Top Boy None 2019
Saint X None 2023
Chillin’ Island None TBA

Music Career

After gaining popularity as an actor, Drake ventured into music and self-released his debut mixtape, ‘Room for Improvement’, in 2006. The following year, he released ‘Comeback Season’, which included the single ‘Replacement Girl’. The track earned him recognition as a singer and was the beginning of his rise as a rapper. Drake founded October’s Very Own (OVO) label to release the mixtape, which also marked the beginning of his own music career.

Awards & Achievements

Drake has won four Grammy Awards from a total of thirty-five nominations. His album ‘Take Care’ was named ‘Best Rap Album’ in 2013, while his song ‘Hotline Bling’ won awards for ‘Best Rap/Sung Performance’ and ‘Best Rap Song’ in 2017. In addition to the Grammy Awards, he has won a total of eighty awards from three hundred and thirty nominations throughout his career.

Net Worth

It is correct that Drake’s net worth has been increasing over the years. As of 2023, his estimated net worth is $260 million. In 2021, his net worth was estimated to be $220 million, while it was $200 million in 2020, $170 million in 2019, $150 million in 2018, and $135 million in 2017. Drake’s earnings come from various sources, including music sales, tours, endorsements, and business ventures.

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Body Measurements Chest: 44 Inches
Waist: 34 Inches
Biceps: 16 Inches
Birth Place Toronto Ontario Canada
Children Not Yet Update
Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color Black
Height In CM 183 CM
Height In Meter 1.83 M
Nationality Canadian
Parents Father: Dennis Graham
Mother: Sandi Graham
Profession Rapper Singer-songwriter Record Producer Actor
Siblings Sister: Raemaiah
Spous Not Yet Update
Weight 89 Kg
196 Lbs
Zodiac Sign Scorpio


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