Drake’s net worth has seen a steady increase over the past few years and it continues to grow. His net worth has been skyrocketing and how! How much does the Canadian rapper make though? His net worth is estimated to be a whopping 98 million US dollars so far.
Drake Net Worth and Wealth FAQ
Born On - October 24, 1986 (age 30)
Birth Place - Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Drake’s weight is 152 lbs or 69 kg
Eyes color - Dark Brown
Hair Color - Black
Chest size - 42 in
Arms / Biceps size - 14.5
Waist size: 30.5 in
Occupation - Rapper, Singer (Hip-Hop, R&B)
Total Wealth - $98 Million
Drake's Net Worth Timeline!
The year 2006 found Drake in the midst of the release of his first mixtape on February 19th, 2006. After he gained recognition as an actor in the show Degrassi, he explored the world of music. Was it a good decision? Ask his numerous fans worldwide and they’ll tell you.
His second mixtape Comeback Season released by Drizzy, and was a production by Kanye West, J Dilla & 9th Wonder. Replacement Girl featured Trey Songz, and was used as a single and a video soon after. Drake broke the record for being the first unsigned Canadian rapper to have his video featured on BET.
Shortly after splitting up with his girlfriend, Drake was welcomed by Lil Wayne and he was handed some of Drake’s music. This period saw Drake and Wayne recording a couple of songs, including Ransom. Despite being a vital part of the Young Money crew, Drake was not signed.
His third mixtape release was a Grammy nominated, So Far Gone in 2009 including features from Bun B & Omarion, Lil Wayne. This mixtape had over 2000 downloads in its just first 2 hours. Because of, hit & successful singles 'Best I Ever Had' and, well, Successful, it was released as an EP. It contained only 5 songs from the mixtape and one new track. MTV named it as The Hottest Mixtape of 2009.
June 29th, 2009: Drake got his first real taste of entertainer money and signed a 2 million dollar record deal with Young Money Records.
July 4th, 2009: Drake soon had 2 tracks on The Billboard Hot 100 chart of that summer, with Best I Ever Had and Every Girl.
July 31st, 2009: Drake busted his ass on stage in a hilarious stint at a concert in New Jersey with Lil Wayne. He had to take up surgery 2 months later for a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his knee.
Forbes voted Drake to be the highest earning newcomer for the year. He was said to have raked in at 10 million US dollars.
Drake’s debut album Thank Me Later was later released and it went on to sell 447,000 copies in its first week alone. It debuted at the number 1 spot on the Billboard 200. Drake was the first ever rapper to sell the most records for any Hip-Hop artist in one week.
Drake established himself as an international superstar and held the first ever annual OVO Fest in Toronto. It featured artists such as Rick Ross, Young Jeezy, Jay-Z and many more.
Drake’s second studio album Take Care saw a release in 2011. The album sold about 631,000 copies in the first week alone and sold over 2 million copies since then.
Drake began his Club Paradise tour in 2012 and this was the most successful hip-hop tour of 2012, earning him an estimated 42 million dollars.
Nothing Was The Same was released and it went on to sell 658,000 copies in the first week. The album has sold over 1.4 million copies since then. Drake is said to have earned 10.5 million dollars in 2013.
Drake earned 33 million US dollars in 2014 alone
Hotline Bling happened. This was the biggest hit Drake has sung to this date. And drake net worth was $39.5 million in 2015.
Drake's Earnings from Youtube
Anyone can easily see that how YouTube has blessed Drake’s net worth. His page shows that he has over 169 million views. Hiss YouTube Vevo channel has more than 2.45 billion views as of 9/18/2016. And you can imagine that how much he could earn through those views that are invaluable for the Drake's current net worth?
Marketing firms says that 1,000 YouTube views pay you around $7.60. Anyways Drake has earned over $17.12 million from YouTube so far.
Drake's Estimated Income from Youtube
Earnings Per View
|Drake Vevo Channel (Drake share 85%)||2,452,817,980||0.0076||$15,845,206|
|Drake Own Channel (Drake share 100%)||168,492,264||0.0076||$1,280,543|
Drake's Total Youtube Net Worth
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