Dr. Dre

African American Hip Hop Producer and Rapper
Born Feb 18, 1965
Age 49
Hometown Compton, California
Net Worth $142.67 Million
Genres Hip hop
Instruments Phonograph + Synt...
Performed With 50 Cent + Tupac S...
Record Label Death Row Records

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  • Nicole Kidman
    Married 1996 - Present
  • Nicole Threatt
    Married 1996
  • Michel'le
    Dated 1990 - 1996
  • Jenita Porter
  • Cassandra Joy Greene
  • Jenita Porter
  • Lisa Johnson


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  • Theodore Young
    Theodore Young
  • Verna Young
    Verna Young


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


  • 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


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    Rare Celebrity Photos Show Stars' Endearing, Goofy Sides
    Huffington Post - Feb 04, 2014
  • Review: Beats Music Proves It Has Some Heart
    San Francisco Chronicle - Jan 29, 2014
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    Beats Music's '90s Hip Hop Concert Unites Dr. Dre, Eminem, Nas, Others
    Huffington Post - Jan 25, 2014
  • Aloe Blacc's 'The Man': From Dr. Dre Reject To I Tunes Chart Topper
    LATimes - Jan 23, 2014


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


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


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 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


1986 21 Years Old In 1986, Dr. Dre met rapper 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, feeling dissatisfied with a news report of hers regarding the feud between the remaining N.W.A members and Ice Cube. … Read More
1992 27 Years Old 1 More Event
…  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


1995 30 Years Old He collaborated with fellow N.W.A member Ice Cube for the song "Natural Born Killaz" in 1995. … Read More
He produced a compilation album titled Dr. Dre Presents the Aftermath in 1996, and released a solo album titled 2001 in 1999, for which he won the Grammy producer's award. … Read More
1998 33 Years Old The turning point for Aftermath came in 1998, when Jimmy Iovine, the head of Aftermath's parent label Interscope, suggested that Dr. Dre sign Eminem, a rapper from Detroit.
Dre produced three songs and provided vocals for two on Eminem's successful and controversial debut album The Slim Shady LP, released in 1999. … Read More
2000 35 Years Old 1 More Event
It was initially titled The Chronic 2000 to imply being a sequel to his debut solo effort The Chronic but was re-titled 2001 after Death Row Records released an unrelated compilation album with the title Chronic 2000: Still Smokin in May 1999.
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
2002 37 Years Old 1 More Event
Dr. Dre was the executive producer of Eminem’s 2002 release, The Eminem Show. … Read More
2004 39 Years Old In November 2004, at the Vibe magazine awards show in Los Angeles, Dr. Dre was attacked by a fan named Jimmy James Johnson, who was supposedly asking for an autograph. … Read More


2005 - 2009 7 More Events
On April 20, 2010 "Under Pressure", featuring Jay-Z and co-produced with Scott Storch, was confirmed by Jimmy Iovine and Dr. Dre during an interview at Fenway Park as the album's first single.
Dr. Dre was featured on the cover of XXL in the December/January 2011 issue. … Read More
…  In 2012, he was put at the top of the list with $110,000,000 (£70,000,000).
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