Facts about Drake

  1. Drake's net worth is $35 million.
  2. Drake is 6' 0" (1.83 m) tall.
  3. He released a new single, "Started from the Bottom", in early 2013. The song, from his critically-acclaimed 2013 album Nothing was the Same, reflects his personal struggle for fame and success. "I just wanted to make it known that I did work really hard to get here and it wasn't just a fluke and it wasn't easy by any means", he explained to MTV News.
  4. Drake made his Saturday Night Live hosting debut on January 19, 2014; also serving as the musical guest. The episode received acclaim from critics who praised Drake's acting ability and comedic timing.
  5. His idols are are Pharell Williams and Denzel Washington. Drake's favorite fast food place is McDonalds. Drake prefers Mac over PC.
  6. He's planning on launching a clothing line called A&S.
  7. Drake's "Best I Ever Had" video was directed by Kanye West.
  8. Drake almost played a show with Hanson, but the crowd for the free performance at New York's South Street Seaport was so large that a riot broke out, and it had to be canceled.
  9. His favorite music group is N.E.R.D.
  10. Drake has 10 #1 singles on the Billboard Rap Chart, tying him with Diddy!
  11. Drake is managed by the power house company Hip Hop Since 1978.
  12. Drake has an ongoing feud with fellow entertainer Chris Brown over singer Rihanna whom they have both dated. Drake and Chris Brown were allegedly involved in a physical altercation on June 14, 2012, when Drake and his entourage allegedly threw glass bottles towards Chris Brown at a nightclub called WIP in the SoHo neighborhood of Manhattan, New York City.
  13. Drake was supposed to play a role in the popular video game Gears of War 3 but didn't because of scheduling conflicts.
  14. Drake's Take Care album became the fastest selling Hip Hop album to sell in a week ever until a week later Eminem's recovery album surpassed it.
  15. He is a fan of the Miami Heat. Drake was videotaped outside the Heat's locker room after their victory in Game 7 of the NBA finals on June 20. The video shows Drake being denied access because he didn't have a media pass.
  16. Drake admitted back in 2010 that Minaj was his inspiration for "Un-Thinkable". He told MTV in 2010 about his crush. "I've always really, actually, really had a crush on her, always really loved her, and she's always just looked at me as, like, her little brother", he said.
  17. He has written songs for artists such as Alicia Keys and Jamie Foxx. Drake has won numerous awards for his songwriting abilities. He wrote "Un-Thinkable" for Alicia Keys and co-wrote "Fall For Your Type" for Jamie Foxx.
  18. On June 15, 2010, Drake released his first full studio album, Thank Me Later, which debuted at No. 1 on both American and Canadian album charts and has since been certified platinum.
  19. Drake has done some voice acting as well. He appeared in Ice Age: Continental Drift in 2012, as Ethan, the young mammoth.
  20. Rap-A-Lot founder, J. Prince's son, Jas Prince introduced Lil Wayne to Drake's music. From there Wayne invited Drake to Houston to tour with him!