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How Much Is Canadian Singer, The Weeknd Worth At Present? Here's All You Need To Know About His Early Life, Career, Relationship & Family

Greece Published On Sun Jul 21 2019   Modified On Fri Aug 09 2019
How Much Is Canadian Singer, The Weeknd Worth At Present? Here's All You Need To Know About His Early Life, Career, Relationship & Family


    How Much Is Canadian Singer, The Weeknd Worth At Present? Here's All You Need To Know About His Early Life, Career, Relationship & Family

    Abel Makkonen Tesfaye, also professionally known as The Weeknd, is a Canadian singer, music producer, and songwriter. He is the winner of two American Music Awards, three Grammy Awards, eight Billboard Music Awards and nine Juno Awards. With numerous successful hits over the past years, his songs Beauty Behind the Madness, Starboy and My Dear Melancholy ranked at the top.

    The Weeknd’s Early Life, Family, Education

    The Weeknd, was born Abel Makkonen Tesfaye on February 16, 1990, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Talking about his family, he is the son Ethiopian immigrants parents, father Makkonen and mother Samra Tesfaye.

    The Weeknd in his early days
    The Weeknd in his early days

    He belongs to Canadian nationality and is African by ethnicity. His birth sign is Aquarius. He grew up in Scarborough, Toronto. After his parents divorced, he lived with his grandmother and mother.

    The Weeknd had the habit of smoking marijuana since he was 11. He later started taking drugs and even shoplifted for Xanax, cocaine, ketamine, ecstasy, psilocybin, and oxycodone.

    As for education, he joined West Hill Collegiate Institute and Birchmount Park Collegiate Institute but did not graduate. Later, he moved to Parkdale, Toronto, appearing on the stage for the performance. The name The Weeknd was given to him by Jeremy Rose.

    The Weeknd’s Age, Height, & Body Statistics

    • Age: As of 2019, the Canadian singer has reached the age of 29-year-old.
    • Height: He stands at a tall height of 5 feet 7 inches or 1.70 meters.
    • Weight: The Weeknd has a healthy body weight of 75 kg or 165.5 lbs.
    • Eye Color: He has large dark brown eyes.
    • Hair Color: Likewise, his hair is naturally black in color.

    The Weeknd’s Personal Life & Relationship History

    The Canadian singer is in an intimate relationship with Victoria’s Secret Angel Bella Hadid. The couple started dating in April 2015. They lived in a happy relationship for a year and broke up in November 2016.

    The Weeknd and his girlfriend Bella Hadid
    The Weeknd and his girlfriend Bella Hadid

    Nevertheless, Bella and The Weeknd hooked up again in the summer of 2018. They are together ever since and the relationship seems even stronger.

    He was previously in a relationship with the makeup artist, Alice Ustinova. The pair dated until 2012 they parted their ways.

    After the relationship with Bella in 2016, The Weeknd had a romantic relationship with popular American singer Selena Gomez in 2017. They dated for ten months and separated from each other’s life.

    Following then, the Canadian singer was seen together with model Yovanna Ventura going on a date in Beverly Hills, California on November 10, 2017.

    Talking about the fashion, he kept unique pineapple hairstyle and clothing including black outfit.

    The Weeknd’s Net Worth, Earnings, Career

    The Weeknd has accumulated an estimated net worth of $90 million as of July 2019. The main source of his earnings is from record sales, musical tours, merchandise and many more.

    In the year between June 2018 and June 2019, the Canadian singer amassed an incredible wealth of about $40 million from various endeavors.

    Generating a huge income from the successful career as singer, songwriter, and record producer, he also earns a decent sum of money from his merchandise sales and tours and concert.  

    Also, he makes an impressive amount from his deals with the big names such as Puma, Bacardi, Mercedes-Benz, Samsung, Microsoft, and Range Rover, which adds up more dollars to his wealth. 

    House, Cars

    The Weeknd owns lavish mansion in Hidden Hills, California, which he bought for $18 million.  

    Covering the area of 13,391 sq.ft, the property features 9 bedrooms, 11 bathrooms, a wine cellar, 8-stall barn, a resort-style saltwater pool, and a 5-car parking garage. The mansion also includes a 1,200 sq.ft guest house.  

    In the same way, he has rented a luxury condo in New York City for arounds $60 thousand per month. 

    The 29-year-old artist, The Weeknd, also has an impressive car collection. His major collection include: 

    • McLaren P1 - $1.15 million 
    • Lamborghini Aventador SV Roadster - $530 thousand 
    • Bentley Mulsanne - $300 thousand 
    • Mercedes-AMG G63 - $124 thousand

    In 2010, he met an R&B music producer Jeremy Rose and both collaborated after being impressed by Weeknd’s rap on Jeremy’s musical beat. They recorded three songs; What You Need, Loft Music and The Morning.

    Drake and The Weeknd

    The Canadian singer uploaded the song under his name on YouTube in December 2010. He caught the attention of some online news and Drake.  He then uploaded his first EP titled Noise, which contained ten songs.

    Following then, Weeknd released his debut mixtape titled House of Balloons which received critical acclaim. Moreover, the mixtape nominated for Polaris Music Prize in 2011. He then went on a musical tour to Toronto where he met Drake and was invited to work together.

    The Canadian singer released his debut album Kiss Land on May 16, 2013, which ranked second on U.S. Billboard 200. 

    Some of the popular singles and albums of him are The Hills, Can’t Feel My Face, Beauty Behind the Madness, Starboy, Pray for Me, Often, Earned It and many more.

    The Weeknd worked along with many popular artists including Kendrick Lamar, Lil Uzi Vert, French Montana, Kanye West, Travis Scott and so on.

    In addition, he went on many tours and musical performance shows across the globe.

    Notable Highlights Of The Weeknd's Career

    • Three times Grammy Award Winner
    • Two times American Music Award Winner
    • Eight times Billboard Music Award Winner
    • Academy Award Nominee

    Quick Facts About The Weeknd

    Who is The Weeknd?

    The Weeknd is a Canadian singer, music producer, and songwriter, best known for his album Starboy.

    What is the full name of The Weeknd?

    The real name of The Weeknd is Abel Makkonen Tesfaye.

    How old is The Weeknd?

    The Weeknd is 29 years old as of 2019.

    How much is The Weeknd worth?

    The Weeknd has an estimated net worth of $90 million as of 2019.