Andre Romelle Young (born February 18, 1965), known professionally as Dr. Dre, is an American rapper, record producer, audio engineer, record executive, and entrepreneur. He started his early career performing gigs as a hip - hop deejay at the night parties in the south - central district. Dr Dre has six children, four sons and two daughters, by five different women.
A photo of Dr. Dre.
In 1991, Dr Dre co - formed his own record company called 'Death Row Records. After leaving Death Row Records in 1996, Dre formed his own record label, Aftermath Entertainment, under which he would continue his work as a producer.
Two decades later, he co - founded a brand of headphones called 'Beats Electronics'.
Photos of Dr. Dre's Beats Electronics.
In 2011, Dre said he wanted Beats to be "second to Apple. "
"We're gonna keep new and exciting products coming" he told Fader. "We're trying to eventually be second to Apple. And I don't think that's a bad position. " Three years later, Beats was bought by Apple for a tremendous $3. 2 billion, adding a lot of bucks to Dr. Dre's fortune.
Photo of Dr. Dre with Apple Officials.
Forbes estimates that Dr Dre's net worth is somewhere around $800million (£608million) after he sold Beats by Dre to Apple in 2014 for $3billion
In 2014, Dr. Dre promised to become " the first billionaire in hip - hop" but he later lost it to Jay - Z, whose investments in Tidal and champagne brand Armand de Brignac raised him to billionaire status in June 2019.
Photo of Dr. Dre and Jay Z.
Just a few weeks after the Apple deal was announced, word spread that Dre had paid $40million for the 14, 000 - square - foot mansion estate in Brentwood, Los Angeles.
A view of Dr. Dre's $40 Million mansion.
The home is an 14, 000 - square - foot mansion with five bedrooms, nine bathrooms, a library/study, a gym, a sauna, covered terraces and seven fireplaces. The home is also eco - friendly - it's loaded with solar panels.
The stunning piece of architecture boasts a moat, an infinity pool that stretches into the Pacific Ocean, a gym and more.
View of Ocean Pacific.
Below are some photos of Dr. Dre's mansion.
The Hip - hop mogul also have an impressive car collection. He goes for the vehicles that are known less for their speed and more for their classic luxury and reliability. His collection includes a hummer, a Chrysler 300 and a Bentley Continental GT, to name a few.
Some photos of Dr. Dre's cars.
Dr Dre also likes to splash out on expensive holidays. He revealed that he whisked his wife (now ex) to New York on a helicopter to watch Hamilton for their 22nd wedding anniversary in 2018.
A photo of Dr. Dre and his wife (now ex).
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