The Weekend Net Worth
The Weekend Net Worth is 60 million. The Weeknd real name is Abel Makkonen Tesfaye. He is a Canadian songwriter, singer, and record producer. He was born on February 16, 1990, in Scarborough, Ontario. The Weeknd was raised in Scarborough by his parents Makkonen and Samra Tesfaye. His mother supported the family by doing several jobs such as caterer, nursing as well as worked at night schools. Also, his father abandoned his family. The Weeknd at the age of 11, started smoking marijuana and later started doing hard drugs. He used to shoplift from the supermarket with his high school mate. He initiated using cocaine, MDMA, Psilocybin, Xanax, and Ketamine. The Weeknd attended Birchmount Park Collegiate Institute and West Hill Collegiate Institute but he did not graduate. The Weeknd met Jeremy Rose who presented an idea of R&B musical project call The Weeknd. Tesfaye produced three songs including, The Morning, What You Need, and Loft Music. Tesfaye released a mixtape through his website that consisted of nine tracks entitled as House of Balloons on 21 March 2011, produced by Doc McKinney and Illangelo. It got nominated in 2011 Polaris Music Prize. Tesfaye in July performed the very first time at Mod Club in Toronto.
He also performed at Molson Canadian Amphitheatre. He released his second mixtape named Thursday on 18 August 2011. The Weeknd released his third mixtape on 21 December 2011 named Echoes of Silence. His three mixtapes of 2011 are collectively named as The Balloons Trilogy which leads The Weeknd to fame. The Weeknd along with his band started his US tour in April 2012. They performed at the Coachella festival, Primavera Sound Festivals in Spain, Wireless Festival in London, various concerts in Brussels and Paris. The Weeknd signed a contract with Republic Records in September 2012. TheTrilogy was released in November with three additional songs. It charted number 4 on the US Billboard 200 and number 5 on Canadian Albums Chart. In December, The Weeknd was nominated for the sound of 2013 pool. Also, Recording Industry Association of America certified Trilogy as platinum. Furthermore, it was certified double platinum by Music Canada. The Weeknd released his another studio album named Kiss Land and it was promoted by its two singles namely Live For and Belong To The World. It charted number 2 on the US Billboard 200. He made appearances on many singers songs including Elastic Heart by Sia, Catching Fire from the Hunger Games, and Drunk In Love by Beyonce. He released a song along with Ariana Grande named Love Me Harder on September 30, 2014, and it charted at number 7 on The Billboard 100. He released another song named Earned It from the Fifty Shades of Love.
|Profession||Singer, songwriter, and record producer.|
|Full Name||Abel Makkonen Tesfaye|
|Date of Birth||February 16, 1990.|
|Place of Birth||Scarborough, Ontario|
|Genre||rap, hip hop|
|Parents||Makkonen and Samra Tesfaye|
|Chest Size||42 inches|
|Waist Size||34 inches|
|Biceps Si||14 inches|
|The Weeknd Net Worth||60 million|
|Facebook Following||7065748 likes|
|Instagram Following||27.1k followers|
|Twitter Following||37k followers|
The Weeknd went on various concert tours including
- The Weeknd Kiss Land Fall Tour
- The Weeknd International Tour
- The Weeknd Fall Tour
- Starboy: Legend Of The Fall Tour
- King of The Fall
- Ceremonials Tour
- The Madness Fall Tour
- The 20/20 Experience World Tour
- Would You Like a Tour
The Weeknd started dating Bella Hadid at the beginning of 2015. On November 11, 2016, the couple broke up. Recently The Weeknd started dating Selena Gomez in January 2017.
The Weeknd Net Worth
The Weeknd Net Worth is estimated around 60 million. He became a mainstream pop star after the release of his songs Beauty Behind The Madness, The Hills, and I Can’t Feel My Face.