Dr. Dre Net Worth

Net Worth: $780 Million

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  • Source of Wealth Music, Television
  • Birth Place Compton, California, USA
  • Marital Status Married (Nicole Threatt)
  • Full Name Andre Romelle Young
  • Nationality United States
  • Date of Birth February 18, 1965
  • Ethnicity African American
  • Occupation Rapper, Musician, Songwriter and Record Producer, Investor
  • Children 5 (Andre Young Jr., Curtis "Hood Surgeon" Young, Marcel Young, Truly Young, Truth Young)
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About Dr. Dre

Superproducer/rapper, Andre “Dr. Dre” Young, has an estimated net worth of $780 million as of 2014. He expanded his wealth with Aftermath record label, Beats headphone and HP laptop line.

On 11th August 2011, Dr Dre reportedly sold 50% stake in Beats Electronics, the headphone company to Taiwanese smartphone maker HTC for £191 million ($310m). Forbes Magazine looked into what the deal may mean for Dr. Dre’s net worth, which was last estimated at $125 million. By the magazine’s back-of-the-envelope calculations, Dre net worth is $260 million, meaning the deal added $135 million to his fortune.

Dr. Dre may not have put out a new album in the last 10 years,but the rapper and producer has reaped the rewards from his business. Dr. Dre helped launch careers of Snoop Dogg, Eminem, 50 Cent. More than any other rapper, Dr. Dre was responsible for moving away from the avant-noise and political stance of Public Enemy and Boogie Down Productions as well as the party vibes of old-school rap. Instead, Dre pioneered gangsta rap and his own variation of the sound, G-funk. Born Andre Romelle Young February 18, 1965 in Compton, California. Dr. Dre is married Nicole Threatt since 1996.

Beats Audio was Purchased by Apple in May 2014 for $3 Billion dollars, making Dre leapfrog as the Richest Man in Hip Hop, surpassing Long time reigning Diddy and Jay-Z.  It is estimated he earned a solid $650 Million before taxes, and that his Net Worth instantly climbed from $550 to $780 million.

Not yet Hip Hop’s First Billionaire, but the closest thus far.

 

Earnings & Financial Data

The below financial data is gathered and compiled by TheRichest analysts team to give you a better understanding of Dr. Dre's net worth by breaking down the most relevant financial events such as yearly salaries, contracts, earn outs, endorsements, stock ownership and much more.

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Earnings 2014$620 Million
Sale of Asset May. 2014

Total Value Before Tax of his Earnings Following the Sale of Beats Audio to Apple for $3 Billion. (Dre Owns Roughly 25% of the Shares, and Apple initially paid $2.6 billion + $400 million to be invested in time)

$650,000,000
Asset May. 2014

Value of the Mansion Dre Bought from Tom Brady and Giselle Bundchen

$50,000,000
Earnings 2013$40 Million
Sale of Asset Sep. 2013

Earnings from the sale of minority stakes to a private equity firm Carlyle Group.

$250,000,000
Project Earnings 2013

Revenue of Beats Audio Throughout 2013

$1,300,000,000
Salary 2013

Charge per track produced

$75,000
Earnings 2013

Earnings per song

$250,000
Asset 2013

The value of Dr Dre's Woodland Hills home in Los Angeles

$3,200,000
Asset 2013

The value of Dr Dre's house in Hollywood Hills

$13,000,000
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