Dr. Dre Net Worth

Net Worth: $770 Million
Statistics
  • Source of Wealth:

    Music, Television
  • Age:

    53
  • Birth Place:

    Compton, California, United States
  • Weight:

    238 lbs (108 kg)
  • Marital Status:

    Married (Nicole Threatt)
  • Full Name:

    Andre Romelle Young
  • Nationality:

    American
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About Andre Romelle Young

Superproducer/rapper, Andre “Dr. Dre” Young, has an estimated net worth of $770 million. 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 this 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 to around $810 million.

Not yet the Hip Hop's First Billionaire, but he is one of the closest by far.

 

Earnings & Financial Data ?
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Earnings 2015 $33 Million

Record Sales 2015
Estimated earnings from his album Compton (certified gold by RIAA, ARIA and BPI)
$600,000

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
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