The ‘Starboy’ went from a nobody to America’s leading pop icon with a blink of an eye. Popularly known as “The Weeknd” has made a big name in the music industry. He is a Canadian recording artist and record producer and one of the most influential artists of today. Amidst all his controversies he has managed to earn a stunning fortune for himself and change the standards of the music world. Let’s dig deeper into the life of the musician and unleash his accurate net worth.
The Weeknd‘s net worth is estimated at $90 million!
It is quite obvious to expect the Weeknd to earn loads all thanks to his award-winning music career. According to recent updates, the Canadian musician has a net worth of $90million.
His career graph is only scaling upward as he continues to deliver top music which is loved by his vast fandom. His earnings are through different sources like record sales, touring, merchandise, and more. With a growing fan base and Grammys under his name, he is here to stay and take over the pop industry in the coming decades.
Earns top honors in AMAs 2020
The recent American Music Awards 2020 were quite rewarding for the Weeknd. Even though he lost the title of ‘The Artist of the Year‘ he still dominated major categories in the 2020 American Music Awards. Two days before his 2021 Grammy nominations are announced, on Sunday, The 30-year-old won favorite soul/R&B male artist, favorite soul/R&B album for “After Hours” and favorite soul/R&B song for “Heartless“.
In his award acceptance speech he confessed,
“The last time I received this award it was given to me by the late, great Prince, and, you know, he’s the reason I get to constantly challenge the genre of R&B and yeah, I’d like to dedicate this to him,“.
The Weeknd was one of several artists who appeared live at the Microsoft Theatre in Los Angeles for the much-awaited award show.
Greatest American Music Artist
Abel Tesfaye,( Weeknd’s birth name) was born in Scarborough, Ontario, Canada, in February 1990. In 2010 the young musician released several songs under the pseudonym, “The Weeknd.” This was the beginning of something epic. He never knew his life would take such a turn and destiny would make him America’s top pop artist.
In 2011 he released several mixtapes which were cherry on top of his growing career. Some of his hit mixtapes include “House of Balloons,” “Thursday,” and “Echoes of Silence,”.
A few years later he had his biggest breakthrough after releasing his album under R&b named ”Beauty Behind the Madness”, in 2015. This album contained two of The Weeknd’s top hits: “The Hills” and “Can’t Feel My Face,” both of these songs had interesting, strange, and slightly dark music videos.
Fans never saw coming to another greatest hit of all time. The Weeknd released his third album, “Starboy,” which spawned the Billboard Hot 100 number one hit, “Starboy.” His EP “My Dear Melancholy,” also debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 in 2018.