Drake

Celebrity

Biography

  • Birth Name: Aubrey Drake Graham
  • Birth Place: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 10/24/1986, Scorpio
  • Profession: Rapper; actor
User Rating: (148 ratings)
Add Your Rating: 1 stars2 stars3 stars4 stars5 stars
Drake Fast Facts:
  • Raised in Toronto by his Canadian-born mother after his parents' divorce when he was 5; spent summers in Memphis with his father, an American. 
  • Is the son of musician Dennis Graham, who wrote for Al Green and performed with artists including Jerry Lee Lewis.
  • Played paralyzed basketball star Jimmy Brooks on Degrassi: The Next Generation (2001-09).
  • Released three successful mixtapes and the seven-track EP So Far Gone (Rap Recording of the Year at the 2010 Juno Awards) before putting out his first official album, Thank Me Later.
  • Landed 10 singles on the Billboard Hot 100 from 2009 to '10, led by Top-10s "Best I Ever Had,""Find Your Love" and "Forever." 
  • Named Best New Artist at Canada's 2010 Juno Awards and was nominated for four awards at the 2011 Grammys, including Best New Artist and Best Rap Album.
  • Enjoys basketball and had LeBron James host his So Far Gone release party in 2009.  
  • Drake Relationships:
  • Larry Graham - Uncle
  • Dennis Graham - Father
  • Mabon "Teenie" Hodges - Uncle
  • Sandi Graham - Mother
  • Drake Awards:
  • 2012 Grammy: Best Rap Album - Winner

Shop

Nick Drake: The Pink Moon Files
Buy Nick Drake: The Pink Moon Files from Amazon.com
From Omnibus Press (Paperback)
Usually ships in 24 hours
Buy New: $17.04 (as of 3:13 AM EST - more info)
Nick Drake's Pink Moon (33 1/3)
Buy Nick Drake's Pink Moon (33 1/3) from Amazon.com
From Bloomsbury Academic (Paperback)
Usually ships in 24 hours
Buy New: $11.06 (as of 3:13 AM EST - more info)

More Products

TV GUIDE Users' Most Popular