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Dr Dre net worth

Rapping and actor are the sorts of occupations that make you rich but no rapper in the entertainment industry has anywhere like the sort of money that Dr Dre has. The Dr Dre net worth amount is a staggering $780 million. Not bad for a guy from South-Central LA.

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Dr Dre was born Andre Romelle Young. He learnt his trade from nightclubs and the budding West Coast hip-hop scene. When he became a member of World Class Wreckin’Cru in 1984 his career started to accelerate.

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He joined N.W.A with fellow rapper Ice Cube in 1988 and they released the album “Straight Outta Compton” to critical and commercial success. The album was violent and ground-breaking. It was one of hip-hop’s most important albums and one of rapping’s earliest successes as it was certified double platinum.

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He joined N.W.A with fellow rapper Ice Cube in 1988 and they released the album “Straight Outta Compton” to critical and commercial success. The album was violent and ground-breaking. It was one of hip-hop’s most important albums and one of rapping’s earliest successes as it was certified double platinum.

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Splitting up from N.W.A three years later didn’t harm the rapper’s career. He co-founded Death Row Records with Suge Knight and then released his first solo effort – The Chronic which rose to number 3 in the Billboard 200. Less than a year later, it went multi-platinum.

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The album also earned Dr Dre a Grammy when he won Best Rap Performance for the single, "Let Me Ride".

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The man’s next venture, Aftermath Entertainment would allow him to showcase talent coming through. Eminem was the most famous act from Aftermath, but Mary J Blige and 50 Cent were also showcased by the firm.

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The man’s next venture, Aftermath Entertainment would allow him to showcase talent coming through. Eminem was the most famous act from Aftermath, but Mary J Blige and 50 Cent were also showcased by the firm.

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Dre’s Apple contract is also a major contributor to his net worth. Beats by Dre was sold to Apple for $3 billion. When it was sold, Dre owned 25% of the company’s shares.

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Dr Dre’s not only a businessman and rapper, he is also an actor. He’s been seen in movies like Set it Off and Training Day with Denzel Washington.

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Dr Dre’s not only a businessman and rapper, he is also an actor. He’s been seen in movies like Set it Off and Training Day with Denzel Washington.

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