The Weeknd Net Worth
Facts of The Weeknd Net Worth
|Net worth||$30 Milliion|
|Date of Birth:||1990 February 16|
|Last Name||Makkonen Tesfaye|
|Age:||29 years old|
|Height:||5 Feet 8 Inch|
Who Is The Weeknd?
The Weeknd is the Canadian R&B singer, record producer, recording artist & songwriter.
Know Net Worth Of The Weeknd
The High-School Dropout now earns $140,000 per day from his record sales & endorsements. The reason behind the name "The Weeknd", comes from his reality that, one weekend he decided to drop out of school & never to go back again, to begin his career. As of 2017, The Weeknd holds the net worth of $30 Million dollars, Earns over $700,000 from Endorsements. After his smash hits "Can't Feel My Face" The Weeknd Instantly gained popularity in 2015.
The Weeknd is in World Tour, In 2016 November, his album Starboy marked as the number 1 on the Billboard Charts. Starboy reached number 1 in the United States, Australia, Denmark, Canada & Sweden. The album featured the hit singles "Starboy" featuring Daft Punk, which became the instant hits in 7 countries including the USA & Canada. In past two years, his albums have earned over $5.5 Billion dollars worldwide & $1.1 Billion dollars for his hit singles Starboy, includes the record sales, touring, merchandise & more.
Early Music Career
In 2010, The Weeknd Started working with producer Jeremy Rose in Toronto. Using the Anonymous name "The Weeknd", Tesfaye uploaded his 3 songs on Youtube, his songs gained popularity, soon he released his first mixtape House Of Balloons in March 2011 was for free on his website. Under Republican records, The Weekend released his compilation album called Trilogy in 2011, debuted album Kiss Land was discharged in 2013, which went on to sell over 96,000 copies in its first week worldwide. Trilogy & Kiss Land both became the first ranking albums in the United States R&B Charts. His successful album Beauty Behind the Madness got released in 2015, which was the global hit, sold over 412,000 copies, in its first week of release & it remained in the top chart of Billboard. Today after massive success around the world he has been featured on the songs by Drake, Wiz Khalifa, Juicy J, Sia, French Montana, Lil Wayne, M.I.A., Rick Ross & Ariana Grande. The Weekend also performs in high-profile music festivals like Lollapalooza, Austin City Limits, the Hard Summer Music Festival & the Seattle's Bumbershoot Festival.
Awards & Achievements
The Weeknd donated $50,000 to the University of Toronto's Ethiopian studies program to support its heritage. Professional Excellence Awards in 2014 from the Bikila Award Organization. He has won 2 Grammy Awards with innumerable nominations. Also, he has been Academy Awards Nomination for his singles "Earned it" From the movie "Fifty Shades Of Grey", nominated for Prestigious Canadian Polaris Music Awards for his mixtapes "House Of Ballon" in 2011.
Abel Tesfaye was born & raised in Scarborough, Ontario, Canada in February 1990. During the 1980s his parents immigrated Canada from Ethiopia. After his father abandoned his family, his mother worked hard in several part-time jobs to support his lifestyle & education, during this period he even stayed with his grandmother. Abel attended West Hill Collegiate Institute & Birchmount Park Collegiate. Like many other artists, he later drops out of his high school to chase his dream of becoming a musician.
At the age of 17, The Weekend got dropped out of his school, left his mother house & with a friend he lived in one bedroom apartment. He then got indulged in drugs like Ketamine, cocaine, mushrooms, MDMA & cough syrup with his friends to move out of his loneliness.
In his automobile collection, he has a limited edition hybrid Maclaren P1 which he bought for $1.5 Million dollars, with only 375 produced worldwide.Besides that, he also owns a Lamborghini Aventador SV Roadster, a luxurious car which he bought for $530,000, In his recent official music video of "Starboy" we can notice him driving his Lamborghini & $300,000 worth a Bentley car.
The Weeknd spent over $20 Million dollars to buy his 13,000 square feet mansion, with 9 bedrooms, 11 bathrooms, including a home theater, gym, wine cellar, recording studio, saltwater pool, outdoor kitchen with a barbeque center, a massive pavilion & a separate 1,200 Square feet guest house. The mansion is located in Hidden Hills, California, the US, where he has neighboring stars like Ozzie Osbourne, Kanye West, Miley Cyrus, Kylie Jenner & Kim Kardashian.
The Weeknd has put his wealth to good use, The Star supports many organization & causes around the world. He has supported movement & organization including Ryan Seacrest Foundation, The Black Lives Matter Network, St.Mary Ethiopian Orthodox Church & the University Of Toronto.
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