How old is Drake, who's his girlfriend Malaika Terry, does he have a secret son and what's his net worth?December 17, 2018
The rapper is one of the world's most successful musicians – here's how he started at the bottom and now stands atop the rap world.
Who is Drake and what's his net worth?
Drake, born Aubrey Drake Graham, on October 24, 1986, is a Canadian musician from Ontario.
He originally found fame as an actor on teen soap Degrassi: The Next Generation, before branching out into music.
Releasing his first solo album in 2010, the star has since released three more studio albums.
His last release was Views in 2016, however, he released the EP, titled Scary Hours, in January 2018.
Last year, the rapper earned the record for most wins in one night at the Billboard Music Awards, taking home 13 awards from a possible 22 nominations.
According to Forbes, he is one of the richest performers in hip-hop as of May 2017, with a net worth of approximately $90million.
Who's Drake's new girlfriend?
Drake's current girlfriend is 22-year-old model Malaika Terry.
The pair were spotted out together in Drake's hometown of Toronto in May 2018.
The singer is even reportedly keen to settle down with her.
A source told MTO News: "She met [Drake's] mom and everything. I can see him settling down with her."
In April 2018, it was revealed that Drake was dating British singer Raye. The pair apparently hooked up after a series of late-night studio sessions.
A source told The Sun's Bizarre column: “Raye is a massive fan of Drake’s work and reached out on Twitter to send him one of her songs.
“He was clearly impressed by her songwriting talents and when they met to record, it quickly became obvious it wasn’t just her music he was interested in.
“It’s early days but the pair have already been out on a string of dates, with Drake taking her to his favourite restaurant, Nobo Berkeley in central London.
"He even turned up to watch her perform for a fashion bash at London’s new venue Lost Rivers Leake Street on Friday.
“He’s got from for dating the hottest and most up-and-coming stars in the world so Raye isn’t reading too much into it, they’re just having fun at the moment.”
Raye has written songs for Little Mix and Charli XCX as well as taking on the charts herself with her Jax Jones banger You Don’t Know Me.
Does Drake have a son?
On June 29, 2018, Drake finally admitted he had a secret child with porn star Sophie Brussaux.
The rapper confirmed rumours about becoming a dad in lyrics to his recent album Scorpion.
The 32-year-old confessed in his new track Emotionless, featuring Mariah Carey: "I wasn't hiding my kid from the world/I was hiding the world from my kid."
He also reveals more about the little boy who was born on October 11, saying he celebrated in Miami, Florida, when a DNA test confirmed his paternity.
What are Drake's hit songs?
Drake has become a regular feature on radio and in the charts over the past few years, thanks to his solo efforts as well as his collaborations.
He has the most charted songs among solo artists in the history of America's Billboard Hot 100, at a whopping 154 tracks.
Throughout this career, Drake has had four number ones in the UK – What's My Name? feat. Rihanna, One Dance, God's Plan and Nice For What.
Other tracks include Hotline Bling, which spent 52 weeks in the chart, Work feat Rihanna, which spent 42 weeks in the chart, and Moment for Life feat Nicki Minaj.
When was Scorpion released?
Drake dropped fifth album Scorpion on June 29, 2018.
The record features 25 songs including the No.1 singles God's Plan and Nice For What.
Drake wrote his own Editor's Notes for Apple Music, which say: “I hate when Drake raps. Drake sings too much. Drake is a pop artist. Drake doesn’t even write his own songs."
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