The Weeknd Net Worth | Bio, Age, Height, Weight & Career 2022

Name The Weeknd/Abel Makkonen Tesfaye
Date of Birth February 16, 1990
Age 32 years old
Height 5 ft 6 inch (1.73m)
Profession Singer/Composer
Nationality Canadian
Religion Christianity
Net Worth $100 million

 

Introduction

Abel Makkonen Tesfaye, better known by his stage name The Weeknd, is a Canadian singer, composer, and record producer who started his career in 2010 by uploading songs on Youtube secretly.

After little than a decade in the music world, the artist has amassed a massive fanbase and has quickly established himself as one of the world’s most popular performers.

Early Life

The Weeknd Early Life

The Weeknd was born in 1990, on the 16th, of February in Toronto, Canada. his father’s name is  Makkonen and his mother’s name is Samra Tesfaye have only one kid. His parents came to Canada as Ethiopian immigrants. His mom and grandma reared him. His mom worked all hours of the day and night to keep the family afloat. He has no recollection of his dad, who left them while he was just a year or two old.

He attended West Hill Collegiate Institute and Birchmount Park Collegiate Institute, respectively. Within 6 months, he was dismissed from one school and pulled out of the other. After that, he moved out of his house and began sharing a one-bedroom apartment with two pals at 65 Spencer Avenue.

Personal Life

The Weeknd Personal Life

When it comes to his personal life, it is less contentious. He was dating model Bella Hadid at the time. ‘In the Night,’ one of his music videos, featured her. However, because of their conflicting schedules, they parted up in late 2016.

He got closer to pop sensation Selena Gomez in 2017 while working on a project. They generated allegations that they were dating.

and the pair cohabitated for a short time before breaking up. The Weeknd reunited with Bella Hadid in 2018, however, the couple split up for the second time in 2019. The Weeknd has been charged for striking a police officer in Las Vegas.

Age, Height & Weight

Being born in 1990, on the 16th, of February “The Weeknd” age is 32 years old as of today date and his height is 5 feet 6 inches tall, (1.73 m) and his weight is 85 kilograms and (185 lbs) in pounds as of 2022.

Career

The Weeknd Career

The Weeknd’s career started when he met producer Jeremy Rose and the two started working together on the R&B record “The Weekend.” Jeremy opted not to include Abel’s music on the CD after writing three songs for it.

Following the rejection, Abel Tesfaye created his own YouTube account, ‘The Weeknd,’ to promote his music to the rest of the world.

After getting a lot of attention for the track he released in 2010, he went on to release his first mixtape, ‘House of Balloons,’ in 2011. He began playing in front of an audience soon after, and he even met and cooperated with rapper Drake.

‘Thursday’ and ‘Echoes of Silence,’ his 2nd and 3rd mixtapes, were released in 2011. Within the first year, his first three mixtapes catapulted him to the top.

Coachella, Primavera Sound Events, and the Mobile Festival were among the music festivals he performed at in 2012 in the United States and Europe. He subsequently got a record contract with Republic Records and launched his album, ‘Trilogy,’ in the same year.

In 2013, he published the album Kiss Land,’ and he also participated in the soundtrack for ‘The Hunger Games: Catching Fire.’

He debuted his smash song ‘Earned It,’ which was featured on the ‘Fifty Shades of Grey album, and he worked with Ariana Grande on the song ‘Love Me Harder,’ which was released a year later.

In the two years that followed, he released two more albums, ‘Beauty Behind the Madness’ and ‘Starboy,’ which featured Lana Del Rey, Ed Sheeran, Kendrick Lamar, Labyrinth, and others.

Here are a few of The Weeknd’s most memorable moments:

  • Nine Juno Awards,
  • Two American Music Awards,
  • Eight Billboard Music Awards,
  • Three Grammy Awards,

Net Worth

The Weeknd Net Worth

The Weeknd is a famous music artist and music producer from Canada. The Weeknd has an approximate net worth is estimated to be around $100 million.  After coming into the music industry via YouTube, The Weeknd is now one of the most well-known figures in the Hip-Hop/Rap/R&B field, and his distinct musical style distinguishes him. He has sold over 70 million copies in the U.s alone, and he has received numerous prizes, including multiple Grammy nominations. Outside of musicals, The Weeknd has dabbled in a variety of business ventures. This involves partnerships with a variety of brands as well as the launch of his own personal label, “XO.”

The Weeknd is now one of the most well-paid entertainers on the planet. When The Weeknd is on tour, he may stand to make $90 million before taxes in a single year.

Business Ventures

The Weeknd Business Ventures

Condom firms, e-cigarette businesses, and Marvel have all cooperated with The Weeknd. He has also served as a business spokesperson for Puma and is one of Apple Music’s “faces.” The Weeknd is also very interested in fashion and has his own line of “XO” goods that he sells. He’s also worked with companies like A Bathing Ape and designers like Alexander Wang. The Weeknd is a shareholder in OverActive Media Group, an esports company.

Conclusion

As of 2022, The Weeknd has an approximate net worth estimated to be around $100 million in 2022.

The Weeknd is a Canadian singer-songwriter and music composer who has quickly established himself as one of the biggest and most popular musicians.

He has collaborated with a few of the music industry’s biggest infamous and legendary artists in less than a decade, and he has amassed a large following.

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