The Weeknd Net Worth Forbes and Salary 2017:
Abel Makkonen Tesfaye better known by his stage name The Weeknd , is a Canadian singer, songwriter and record producer. He was born on 16 February 1990, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
The Weeknd is known for releasing songs like Wicked Games, Love Me Harder, Earned It, Can’t Feel My Face, The Hills and others.
The Weeknd: The Beginning of success:
The Weeknd started his career in 2010, when he began uploading songs on YouTube under the name of The Weeknd.
In 2011, he released 3 mixtapes: House of Balloons, Thursday and Echoes of Silence, which were critically acclaimed.
His debut album came out the following year titled, Trilogy, it was a compilation album with 30 tracks composed of re-mixed and remastered versions of his 2011 mixtapes.
In 2013, he released his debut studio album Kiss Land, which was supported by the singles Kiss Land and Live For. The Weeknd second album Beauty Behind the Madness released in 2015 became his first number one album on the US Billboard 200, he also released a third album called Starboy in 2016.
The Weeknd also collaborated with numerous artists such as Rick Ross, Ed Sheeran, Kanye West, Future and the French electronic music duo Daft Punk.
The Weeknd Personal Informations:
The Weeknd Height: 5 feet 7 in (173 cm)
The Weeknd Weight: 178 lbs (81kg)
The Weeknd quotes: It’s almost schizophrenic, who I portray in my music. The vibe just represents how I feel, what relationship I’m going through, what friendships I’m going through, the success in my life, the failures in my life. It is all just documentation. I’m not going to sit here and just sing about making love, even though my favorite artists, that’s all they sing about.
The Weeknd net worth: The Weeknd has a net worth of $50 million. He earns his net worth by selling, producing and writing songs and albums.
Family and relationship:
The Weeknd was raised by his grandmother for the most part as his parents were busy working, he is good friends with Drake.
The Weeknd dated Alice Ustinova and Bella Hadid before he started dating the well known singer Selena Gomez in early 2017.
Awards and nominations:
2016 – American Music Awards – Favorite Soul/R&B Male Artist.
2016 – Billboard Music Awards – Top R&B Song – Earned It.
2016 – Grammy Awards – Best R&B Performance – Earned It (Fifty Shades of Grey).
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