Dr. Dre Net Worth 2022, Career Highlights & Everything We Know

Dr. Dre’s Net Worth

Dr. Dre’s net worth is expected to be $820 million by 2022, making him the third-wealthiest rapper.

Dr. Dre is a rapper, producer, and entrepreneur from the United States of America. He began his career in the 1980s as a producer for the rap group N.W.A., later going solo and branching out into entrepreneurship.

He has collaborated with some of the greatest hip-hop artists and just sold his brand Beats By Dr. Dre’ to Apple for $3 billion!

Dr. Dre Net Worth
Dr. Dre Net Worth

Dr. Dre Childhood

Dr. Dre, actual name Andre Romelle Young, was born in Compton, California, on February 18, 1965.

His parents were married in 1964, divorced in 1972, and remarried in 1968. His mother eventually remarried and had three children: Jerome and Tyree, who died, and Shameka.

Dre began his education at Compton’s Vanguard Junior High School. However, as gang violence increased, he transferred to Roosevelt Junior High School, located in a safer neighborhood.

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Dr. Dre Career

Dre was working at a neighborhood club, Eve After Dark, in the mid-1980s. Dre would D.J. at the club after witnessing several others play there previously. Dre met D.J. Yella, a future member of N.W.A., here.

Dre and N.W.I used the club’s little recording studio to record some first demos in the rear room.

N.W.A was created in 1986 by Ice Cube and Eazy-E and D.J. Yella and MC Ren. The group’s self-titled debut album, ‘Straight Outta Compton,’ was a critical and commercial triumph.

Dre quit the group in the early 1990s following a series of disagreements and wanted to go solo. He released his first song in 1992 through Suge Knight’s Death Row Records. ‘The Chronic’ was the title of his debut solo album.

Dre departed Death Row Records in 1996, establishing Aftermath Entertainment and releasing the album ‘Dr. Dre Presents the Aftermath.

Dre has collaborated with most of the industry’s top rap and hip-hop musicians. He’s become one of the richest rappers in the world, despite all the challenges he’s experienced, including conflicts, litigation, loss, and infringements. Dr. Dre’s net worth is estimated to be $820 million in 2022.


Dr. Dre’s career highlights include the following:

  • Hustler of the Year, B.E.T. Hip Hop Awards
  • Grammy Awards – Best Rap Solo Performance
  • Grammy Awards – Best Rap Performance By A Duo or Group
  • MTV Music Video Awards – Best Rap Video
  • MTV Music Video Awards – Best Rap Video
  • Straight Outta Compton

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