The Weeknd Net Worth
The Weeknd is a Toronto native who has managed to accumulate $92 million in net worth due to his unique musical performances. He is now one of the biggest acts on the planet, clocking 5.5 billion streaming spins in the past two years and more than $1.1 million per stop on his Starboy: Legend of the Fall World Tour. “Artists don’t really make the money off the music like we did in the Golden Age,” the Weeknd tells FORBES. “It’s not really coming in until you hit the stage.”
Who is The Weeknd?
The Weeknd, originally Abel Tesfaye, broke into the music scene with the 2011 mixtape House of Balloons. He went on to work with Drake, Wiz Khalifa and others, while building his own career as an artist. In 2015, the Weeknd enjoyed huge success with the album Beauty Behind the Madness, which boasted the hit single “Can’t Feel My Face.” His follow-up album, Starboy (2016), featured collaborations with artists such as Daft Punk.
The Weeknd Bio Info
Full name: Abel Makkonen Tesfaye
Born: 16 February 1990 (age 28 years), Toronto, Canada
Height: 1.73 m
Residence: Hidden Hills, California, U.S.
Occupation: Singer-songwriter, record producer
Genres: Contemporary R&B, Alternative R&B, R&B/soul, Pop music, Hip hop music
Labels: XO, Republic
Albums: Kiss Land (2013), Beauty Behind the Madness (2015), Starboy (2016)
Zodiac sign: Aquarius
The Weeknd Quotes
- I get naturally uncomfortable when I’m put under a magnifying glass. – The Weeknd
- I usually don’t like to ‘spoon feed’ my audience, because I grew up idolizing story tellers who tell stories using symbolism, so it was in my nature to do the same. – The Weeknd
- For me, bomber jackets are smart, but they are also street and have a lot of attitude. – The Weeknd
- I’m all about evolution. I’m the first person to judge myself. – The Weeknd
- The last thing you want is to not be recognized for all of the hard work you put in. – The Weeknd
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It’s been a long road for the Canadian who’s rise to fame managed to happen slowly and surely — yet all at once.
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