Net Worth: $260 million
About Dr Dre
A rapper, record producer and actor Dr Dre net worth has been announced to have an estimate of 260 million dollars. The star’s real birth name is Andre Romelle Young and he grew up in Los Angeles. Dr Dre was a common guest at night clubs where he learnt how to DJ.
In 1984 Dr Dre joined World Class Wrekin’ Crew which was known as a electro-hop group. When he met another rap called Ice Cube, Dr Dre career in music industry became more intense and started to bring first sums of money to the overall amount of Dr Dre net worth. At that time, Dr Dre became a member involved into rap project “N.W.A.” who was run by a rapper Easy-E and which was signed to Ruthless Records. In 1988 the production of the project was released which was called “Straight Outta Compton”. The album received a certification of platinum two times and it is considered to be one of the most pivotal albums in the history of hip hop music.
After three years of collaboration with “N.W.A.” Dr Dre left the project. He established his own record company called Death Row Records. Under this record label, Dr Dre released his debut solo album called “The Chronic”. The album reached the 3rd position on Billboard charts and increased Dr Dre net worth a lot. Moreover, in a less than a one year’s time the album reached the certification of multi platinum. Dr Dre also won a Grammy award in the category of the Best Rap Performance for his single “Let Me Ride”.
In 1996 Dr Dre founded Aftermath Entertainment company which produced a lot of talents which are popular all around the world such as 50 Cent, Eminem and Mary J. Blige. Furthermore, Dr Dre collaborated in producing albums for stars such as Snoop Dogg, Xzibit and the Game.
In addition to his successful music career, Dr Dre is also involved into cinema business. He appeared in movies such as “Training Day” and “Set It Off”. Moreover, Dr Dre was involved into production of the headphones brand called “Beats” which is regarded as one of the nest headphone brands in the world. The sales of the headphones also added huge sums of money to the total amount of Dr Dre net worth. Beats Electronics are usually associated with Dr Dre name which also adds more fame and popularity to the star.