|Real Name/Full Name
|Abel Makkonen Tesfaye
|Nick Name/Celebrated Name:
|Date Of Birth/Birthday:
|16 February 1990
|34 years old
|In Centimetres – 173 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 7″
|In Kilograms – 75 Kg
In Pounds – 165.5 lbs
|Dishwater Squirrel Brown
|Father – Makkonen
Mother – Samra Tesfaye
|Samuel Hearne Middle School
|West Hill Collegiate Institute, Birchmount Park Collegiate Institute
The Weeknd is a man of many talents; he is a famous singer cum songwriter, now he is also a music producer. He achieved success in a brief period with his ability and unique singing style. In ten years, he has many awards and, most importantly, earned many valuable fans across the world.
Well, how well do you know about The Weeknd? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about The Weeknd’s net worth in 2024, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about The Weeknd to date.
Biography and Early Life
Weeknd, born in the year 1990 on the 16th of February in Toronto, Canada. He is the only child of his parents. His father’s name was Makkonen, and his mother’s name is Samra Tesfaye. He took his mother’s last name as his parents never got married, and after some time, they got separated. He was brought up by his granny and mother. He met his father very rarely, maybe twice or thrice; his father was never there for him; he was settled somewhere else.
He was a pot addict at a very early age, to be precise; at the age of 11 started consuming weed; after that, he got carried away and did many drugs like cocaine, ecstasy, etc. He also started stealing to fulfil his drugs needs, and when he was in college, he used to bunk and do drugs so, one day, he decided and dropped college and left home too and somehow found his passion for music and started his career.
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
So, how old is The Weeknd in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, The Weeknd’s age is 34 years old as of today’s date 28th February 2024 having been born on 16 February 1990. Though, he is 5′ 7″ in feet and inches and 173 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 165.5 lbs in Pound and 75 kg in Kilograms.
The weekend went to Samuel Hearne Middle School for his schooling and after that to continue his further studies went to West Hill Collegiate Institute for his high school, but at that time he was a drug addict and shifted to Birchmount Park Collegiate Institute, but unfortunately, he never completed his studies and dropped out without even graduating in the year 2007.
Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids
Weeknd has a fascinating dating history. The Weeknd has dated cosmetics craftsman and beautician Alice Ustinova till 2012. Alice has additionally done a photoshoot for Alice in Wonderland. Then he began dating the American model and Gigi Hadid’s sister, Bella Hadid. They separated around November in the year 2016. Bella accommodated with The Weeknd in the mid-year of 2018, and the couple dated by and by till August 2019.
Then in the year 2017, around January, The Weeknd began dating American artist Selena Gomez. They dated for a very long time and split in October 2017. Recently there have been speculations that he might be back in dating Bella Hadid, and we are also pretty much sure that he is back in a relationship with Bella.
Is The Weeknd Gay?
Weeknd is very much open about speaking publicly on topics related to sexuality and LGBTQ. He is pretty supportive too. It is somewhat predictable from his dating life that he is straight, and he had and has an intense love life. In between, there was some allegation upon him that he is against gay movies and all, but later on, he made clear that all those talks were false.
Weeknd met Jeremy Rose in the year 2010, an artist who had a magnificent idea for a flat R&B melodic track. This prompted the two to work together in a bunch of ways. Rose delivered three melodies – “What You Need”, “Loft Music”, and “The Morning”, and all these got immense popularity within days and month and out of nowhere, he was an emerging star.
After that, he did live shows and performance, and his voice got new fans, and he gained fame; some say his voice resembles Late Michael Jackson. Then in the year 2011, in the month of March, he uploaded his first mix-tape named ‘House of Balloons’, which was a complete hit, and he has also won the award for that too. Then he conducted musical tours consist of consecutive performances over his home town.
Then along with time, he created many masterpieces, which include many awards and honours; he released his album named trilogy and songs called Kiss Land; these got a lot of views, and he gradually increased day by day, and he became a star. Then with time, he has given many popular and super hit songs of all time which has flooded the internet with views and love.
Recently he uploaded a song name Starboy; it was an elegant video and a treat to his viewers, which was uploaded in the year 2017. after that, he presented his album named After Hours; it was a hell of a work that justifies his talent. Right now, he is one of the most lovable singers cum musician in the industry; he is successful and got support from all over the world.
Weeknd was Nominated for the Academy Award in the year of 2016 for the song named Earned It. He has also conquered the Grammy Award thrice for the songs called Beauty Behind The Madness, Earned It and for his most-watched video, Starboy. He has also had two Guinness world record for the most-streamed album overall musical platform over a year that it Beauty Behind The Madness and for the song himself for being in the Top 10 of Billboard’s Hot 100 for weeks.
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of The Weeknd in 2024
As of 2024, the total net worth of The Weeknd is assessed around $110 Million. He is the most famous rapper cum singer, mainly in the hip hop genre, he has given many beautiful and mind-blowing songs to the industry, and for that, he has also made fortunes; he also has his own brand named XO, from which he also earns a lot.
At the age of 34, Weeknd has achieved everything he wanted till so far, he has battled against drugs and made up his career out of scratch. He knows his struggles and sacrifices he has made, and he values his hard work, without which he might be at this position where he stands today.