Hip-hop producer and rapper who first gained attention as a member of N.W.A. in the 1980s. He is the founder and CEO of Aftermath Entertainment and Beats Electronics. With numerous Grammy Awards to his credit, Dr. Dre is considered as one of the best hip-hop producers and rappers of all time. He has acted with Snoop Dogg, Eminem and 50 Cent. His solo debut album, The Chronic, was released in 1992, which achieved remarkable success. For his single “Let Me Ride”, he won a Grammy Award. Born Andre Romell Young in Los Angeles, California on February 18, 1965, Dr. Dre is the first child of Theodore and Verna Young. He has been married to Nicole Young since May 1996.
Dr. Dre Personal Details:
Date Of Birth: 18 February 1965
Birth Place: Los Angeles, California, USA
Birth Name: Andre Romell Young
Nickname: Dr. Dre
Zodiac Sign: Aquarius
Occupation: Rapper, Songwriter, Record producer, Entrepreneur
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Dr. Dre Body Statistics:
Weight in Pounds: 238 lbs
Weight in Kilogram: 108 kg
Height in Feet: 6′ 1″
Height in Meters: 1.85 m
Body Build/Type: Athletic
Shoe Size: 10.5 (US)
Dr. Dre Family Details:
Father: Theodore Young
Mother: Verna Young
Spouse: Nicole Threatt (m. 1996)
Children: Curtis Young, Marcel Young, Andre Young Jr., Tyra Young, Truly Young, Truice Young, La Tanya Danielle Young
Siblings: Warren G, Shameka Crayon, Jerome Crayon, Tyree Crayon
Dr. Dre Education:
Vanguard Junior High School
Roosevelt Junior High School
Centennial High School
Fremont High School
Years active: 1984–present
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:
*His real name is Andre Romell Young.
*He is credited for discovering rapper Eminem.
*He has his own label Aftermath Entertainment.
*He was named second richest hip hop rapper and producer on the Forbes list in 2014.
*He was named no. 7 on VH1’s 50 Greatest Hip Hop Artists.
*Visit his official website: www.beatsbydre.com
*Follow him on Twitter, YouTube, Facebook, Myspace and Instagram.