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Dr. Dre

African American Hip Hop Producer and Rapper
Male
Born Feb 18, 1965
Age 50
Hometown Compton, California
Net Worth $142.67 Million
Genres Hip hop
Instruments Drum machine + Sa...
Performed With Michel'le + World...
Record Label Epic Records

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Romance

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  • Karrine Steffans
    Fling 2000
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  • Nicole Kidman
    Married 1996
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  • Nicole Threatt
    Married 1996
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  • Michel'le
    Dated 1990 - 1996
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  • Michel'le
    Dated 1990 - 1996
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  • Jenita Porter
    Dated 1987 - 1988
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  • Cassandra Joy Greene
    Dated 1980 - 1983
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  • Jenita Porter
    Married
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  • Lisa Johnson
    Married
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Family

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Dr. Dre
Age 50

parents

  • Theodore Young
    Theodore Young
    Father
  • Verna Young
    Verna Young
    Mother

siblings

  • Warren G Warren G
    Brother, d.2011
  • Jerome Crayon
    Jerome Crayon
    Brother
  • Tyree Crayon
    Tyree Crayon
    Brother
  • Shameka Crayon
    Shameka Crayon
    Sister

children

  • Hood Surgeon Hood Surgeon
    Son, Age 29
  • Marcel Young
    Marcel Young
    Son, Age 24
  • Andre Young Jr.
    Andre Young Jr.
    Son, d.2008
  • Truth Young
    Truth Young
    Son, Age 18
  • Truly Young
    Truly Young
    Daughter, Age 14

Places

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News + Updates

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Timeline

Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Dr. Dre.

CHILDHOOD

1965 Birth Born on February 18, 1965.
1968 3 Years Old Married in 1964, Young's parents separated in 1968 and divorced in 1972. … Read More

TEENAGE

1976 11 Years Old In 1976, Young began attending Vanguard Junior High School in Compton, but due to gang violence, he transferred to the safer suburban Roosevelt Junior High School. … Read More
1979 14 Years Old Young attended Centennial High School in Compton during his freshman year in 1979, but transferred to Fremont High School in South Central Los Angeles due to poor grades. … Read More
1984 19 Years Old He later joined the musical group World Class Wreckin' Cru under the independent Kru-Cut Records in 1984. … Read More

TWENTIES

1986 21 Years Old In 1986, Dr. Dre met rapper O'Shea Jackson—nicknamed Ice Cube—who collaborated with Dr. Dre to record songs for Ruthless Records, a rap record label run by local rapper Eazy-E. … Read More
1989 24 Years Old 1 More Event
After Ice Cube left N.W.A in 1989 over financial disputes, Dr. Dre produced and performed for much of the group's second album Efil4zaggin.
1990 25 Years Old …  From 1990 to 1996, Dr. Dre dated singer Michel'le, who frequently contributed vocals to Death Row Records albums. … Read More
1991 26 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1991, at a music industry party in Hollywood, he assaulted television host Dee Barnes of the Fox television program Pump it Up, because he felt dissatisfied with her news report about the feud between the remaining N.W.A members and Ice Cube. … Read More
…  His 1992 solo debut The Chronic, released under Death Row Records, led him to become one of the best-selling American performing artists of 1993 and to win a Grammy Award for the single "Let Me Ride". … Read More

THIRTIES

1995 30 Years Old 1 More Event
He collaborated with fellow N.W.A member Ice Cube for the song "Natural Born Killaz" in 1995. … Read More
Dr. Dre also appeared on the single "No Diggity" by R&B group Blackstreet in 1996: it too was a sales success, topping the Hot 100 for four consecutive weeks, and later won the award for Best R&B Vocal by a Duo or Group at the 1997 Grammy Awards. … Read More
1998 - 2000 5 More Events
The Fatback Band also sued Dr. Dre over alleged infringement regarding its song "Backstrokin'" in his song "Let's Get High" from the 2001 album; Dr. Dre was ordered to pay $1.5 million to the band in 2003. … Read More

FORTIES

Dr. Dre also produced "How We Do", a 2005 hit single from rapper The Game from his album The Documentary.
2006 - 2008 3 More Events
At the beginning of 2009, Dre produced, and made a guest vocal performance on, the single "Crack a Bottle" by Eminem and the single sold a record 418,000 downloads in its first week. and reached the top of the Billboard Hot 100 chart on the week of February 12, 2009.
2010 45 Years Old 1 More Event
On June 25, 2010, The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers honored Dr. Dre with its Founders Award for inspiring other musicians.
2011 46 Years Old 1 More Event
Dr. Dre was featured on the cover of XXL in the December/January 2011 issue. … Read More
On January 9, 2012 Dre was announced to headline the final nights of the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival taking place the weekends of April 13–15 and April 20–22. … Read More
2013 48 Years Old During the May of 2013, Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine donated a $70 million endowment to the University of Southern California to create the USC Jimmy Iovine and Andre Young Academy for Arts, Technology and the Business of Innovation. … Read More
2014 49 Years Old 1 More Event
…  In 2014, Dr. Dre was ranked as the second richest figure in the American hip hop scene by Forbes with a net worth of $550 million.
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