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Relationship Facts of Dr. Dre

Dr. Dre is not having an affair with anyone presently.
His sexual orientation is straight.

What is the relationship of Dr. Dre?

Dr. Dre started dating Cassandra Joy Green in 1980. The couple stayed together for almost 3 years before they split up in 1983. Andre and Green have one son Curtis, who is also a rapper and he’s known by the nickname “Hood Surgeon.”

Dre started dating Jenita Porter back in 1987 and briefly, after that, they parted ways in 1988. The couple has one son named Andre, born on August 23, 1988.

Dre started dating an American singer Michel’ le Toussaint. They had been in a relationship for 6 years, but eventually, they broke up in 1996. Likewise, Dre has one son with Michel’ le, and his name is Marcel (born 1991). 

Dr. Dre is married to Nicole Young, who is the ex-wife of the NBA player Sedale Threatt. They both started dating back in 1996, and briefly after that, in May, they got married.

The couple has two children with Nicole, one daughter Truly(born in 2011), and one son Truth (born in 1997).

But this couple has divorced for separation in June 2020. Recently, Dre won a legal battle and won’t have to pay any amount to Nicole.

Dr. Dre: Biography in Details

Who is Dr. Dre?

Dre is a popular American rapper, record producer, and entrepreneur. Likely, he is also the founder and CEO of Aftermath Entertainment and Beats Electronics, and was previously co-owner of Death Row Records.

Dr. Dre: Age, Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity

Dr. Dre was born in Compton, California, in the United States on February 18, 1965.

His birth name is Andre Romelle Young and he is currently 54 years old. His father’s name is Theodore Young and his mother’s name is Verna Young. Unfortunately, his parents separated when he was seven.

Dr. Dre has four siblings namely, Warren G, Jerome Crayon, Tyree Crayon, and Shameka Crayon. Dre holds American citizenship and mixed (African-American) ethnicity. His birth sign is Aquarius.

In which school did Dr. Dre attend?

Talking about Dre’s education history, he attended various institutions including Vanguard Junior High School, Roosevelt Junior High School, Fremont High School, and later Chester Adult School.

Dr. Dre: Professional Life, Career

Talking about his profession his initial stint with music was as a DJ in the local club, The Eve After Dark. It was during this time that he took up the moniker Dr. Dre he has lived with him all through. In the year 1984, Dre began his musical career as a member of the musical group, World Class Weckin’ Cru.

In 1986, he along with Eazy-E, Ice Cube and DJ Yella formed the local gangsta rap group N.W.A. (Niggaz for Life). N.W.A work on the themes of urban crime and gang lifestyle.

In the year 1991, Dr. Dre co-founded Death Row Records with Sue Knight. Likewise, in 1992, he released his first single, which served as the title track for the film ‘Deep Cover’.

Similarly, in 1993, Dr. Dre made a big leap in his career with his maiden album, ‘The Chronic’. Its singles, ‘Nuthin’ but a ‘G’ Thang’, ‘Let Me Ride’, ‘Fuck with Dre Day’ created a revolution in the music industry, making the album a cultural phenomenon. The album with its G-funk sound dominated hip-hop music in the early 1990s.

In the following success as a rapper, he switched to being a producer. He produced Snoop Dogg’s debut album, ‘Doggystyle’, Tupac Shakur’s work, ‘All Eyez on Me’, and several film songs.

In November 1996, his album ‘Dr. Dre Presents the Aftermath was released. It featured songs by Aftermath artists and a solo by Dre, ‘Been There, Done That’. The single was a rejection of the highly publicized West Coast–East Coast hip-hop feud and served as the farewell to gangsta rap.

In 1999, Dre produced three songs on Eminem’s debut album, ‘The Slim Shady LP. Taking the success story forward was Dr. Dre’s second solo album, ‘2001’, which marked his grandiose return to gangsta rap. The album became a huge hit. Following the success of ‘2001’, he started producing songs and albums by other artists, including Eminem, The D.O.C, and so on.

In the year 2001, he hired R&B singer, Truth Hurts to Aftermath.
Likewise, in 2003, he produced the debut smash hit by 50 Cent, ‘Get Rich or Die Tryin’. Along with Eminem’s boutique label Shady and Interscope, he co-produced four tracks from the album, including the hit single, ‘In Da Club’.

Dr. Dre followed this up by producing several tracks for rap albums by various singers including Young Buck, 50 Cent, Snoop Dogg, and Jay Z. Therefore, Dre has been featured in several movies, his debut appearance being for ‘Set It Off’ in 1996. He followed this up with ‘The Wash’ and ‘Training Day’. He also made guest appearances in music videos.

Awards, Nomination

Dr. Dre won Best Rap Performance by a Duo or Group at Grammy Awards, he won Best Soundtrack: Feature for Uprising: Hip Hop and the LA Riots (2012) at Maverick Movie Award.

Likewise, he won Best Rap Video for Dr. Dre Feat. Eminem & Hittman: Forgot About Dre (2000), Best Rap Video for Dr. Dre: Keep Their Heads Ringin’ (1995) at Video Music Awards. Similarly, he won Best R&B/Soul Single – Group, Band, or Duo at Soul Train Award.

Dr. Dre: Net Worth, Salary

Dr. Dre has an estimated net worth of around $800 million. He has also appeared in TV commercials for Coors Light (2002), Dr. Pepper (2009), St. Ides, Chrysler 300S, and others.

Dr. Dre: Rumors and Controversy

There was a rumor that Dre is gay. He was also charged with violence against women and battery.

Recently, his divorce from Nicole has attracted lots of attention.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight

Dr. Dre has a height of 6 feet 1 inch and he weighs is 108Kg. His body specifications like chest, arms, and waist measurements aren’t known.

Dre’s hair color is black and his eye color is dark brown. Furthermore, his dress size is unknown and his shoe size is 10.5 (US).

Is Dr. Dre active on social media?

Dr. Dre is active on social sites like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, he has around 1.3M followers on Facebook.

Around 2.86M followers on his Twitter and he has around 4.2M followers on his Instagram.


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What happened to Dr. Dre?

He was suffered from a brain aneurysm.

Is Dre Dead or Alive?

The rumors of him about being dead are false.

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