Hip-hop producer and rapper Dr. Dre was born in Los Angeles, California, USA on the 18 February 1965.His Birth Name Andre Romell Young and Zodiac Sign is Aquarius.Dr. Dre is the founder and CEO of Aftermath Entertainment and Beats Electronics.His solo debut album, The Chronic, was released in 1992, which achieved remarkable success.Dr. Dre is the first child of his father Theodore Young and mother Verna Young. He has been married to Nicole Young since May 1996.
His Weight (in Kilogram) 108 kg and Weight (in Pounds) 238 lbs. Dr. Dre Height (in Meters) 1.85 m and Height (in Feet) 6′ 1″.The Body Build/Type is Athletic.Dr. Dre Shoe Size 10.5 (US). He won a Grammy Award for his single “Let Me Ride”.For more information about Dr. Dre Facebook, Myspace Instagram. Twitter, YouTube,
Dr. Dre Personal Details
|Date Of Birth||18 February 1965|
|Birth Name||Andre Romell Young|
|Birth Place||Los Angeles, California, USA|
|Occupation||Rapper, Songwriter, Record producer, Entrepreneur|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
Dr. Dre Family Details
|Name of Mother||Verna Young|
|Name of Siblings||Warren G, Shameka Crayon, Jerome Crayon, Tyree Crayon|
|Name of Father||Theodore Young|
|Name of Spouse||Nicole Threatt (m. 1996)|
|Name of Children||Truly Young, Truice Young, La Tanya Danielle Young,Curtis Young, Marcel Young, Andre Young Jr., Tyra Young|
Dr. Dre Body Statistics
|Weight (in Kilogram)||108 kg|
|Weight (in Pounds)||238 lbs|
|Height (in Meters)||1.85 m|
|Height (in Feet)||6′ 1″|
|Shoe Size||10.5 (US)|
Dr. Dre Education
|Vanguard Junior High School|
|Roosevelt Junior High School|
|Centennial High School|
|Fremont High School|
|Labels||Kru-Cut Records (1984-1986), Ruthless Records (1986-1991), Priority Records (1988-1991), Death Row Records (1991-1996), Interscope Records (1992-Present), Aftermath Entertainment (1996-Present)|
|Genres||Hip hop, Gangsta rap, G-funk|
|Instruments||Vocals, Synthesizer, Keyboards, Turntables, Drum machine, Sampler|
|Associated acts||World Class Wreckin’ Cru, N.W.A, Michel’le, The D.O.C., Warren G, Snoop Dogg, Nate Dogg, Xzibit, Eminem, 50 Cent, The Game, Kendrick Lamar|
Dr. Dre Facts:
*He was originally called ‘Dr J.‘
*His real name is Andre Romell Young.
*’The Chronic‘ has been re-released three times.
*His middle name, ‘Romelle,’ came from his father’s r&b singing group, The Romelles.
*He made history by creating the largest gap ever between the first and second top earners.
*He is the inspiration behind Eminem shouting on songs.
*Kanye West measures his own music against ‘The Chronic‘.
*TLC awarded he is the ‘Best Rap Artist’ award at the 94′ AMAs.
*when he left Death Row Records Dr. Dre apparently received no royalties
*He the CEO of Aftermath Entertainment.
*He has won 6 Grammy awards.
*Father of Curtis Young, from a teenage relationship, Marcel (b. 1991), with singer Michel’le, son Truth (b. 1997) and daughter Truly (b. 2001).
*First hip-hop artist to gain mainstream acceptance with gangsta music with the album “The Chronic” (1992).
*The Chronic made The Rolling Stone’s ‘Top 500 Albums Of All Time’
*He was first film appearance was in the 1996 film ‘Set It Off’
*Dr. Dre real name is Andre Romell Young.
*Left Death Row Records in 1995
*He has made more money making Beats headphones than he ever did making music.
*Dr Dre hooked up with Lady Gaga for ‘Heartbeats by Lady Gaga’ in 2009
*Dr. Dre is credited for discovering rapper Eminem.
*Credited for discovering rapper Eminem
*Dr. Dre has his own label Aftermath Entertainment.
*He was named no. 7 on VH1’s 50 Greatest Hip Hop Artists
*Dr. Dre was voted the 54th Greatest Rock ‘n’ Roll Artist of all time by Rolling Stone.
*Dr Dre purchased a new house for $40 million in 2014
*He earned approximately $20 per second in 2014
*He is earned $52 million in 2001.
*He was named the world’s highest paid musician in 2014 by Forbes
.*Kendrick Lamar was on the set of Dr Dre and Snoop Dogg’s ‘California Love’ video.
*Jimmy Lovine and Dr Dre donated $70 million to make a new Academy for Arts.
*Dr Dre said he wanted Beats to be “second to Apple.”
Dr. Dre Personal Quotes
*In fact, I would advise against anyone doing reality shows. I won’t be doing ‘X Factor’ just yet.
*When the ideas are coming, I don’t stop until the ideas stop because that train doesn’t come along all the time.
*I just want to get my music out and make sure that it’s heard in the right way.
*I am never going to give music up.
*The only two things that scare me are God and the IRS.
*Black women are the strongest most hardworking people on earth.
*I’m gonna try and change the course of hip hop again.