• Biography

The Weeknd is known as a Canadian R&B singer. He is most famous for hit songs like 'The Hills,' 'Starboy' and 'Heartless.'

Background and Age

Abel Tesfaye on February 16, 1990, in Toronto, Canada. He is the child of Ethiopian workers, however, has had little contact with his father, who left the family when the Weeknd was just a baby. His initial musical influences ran from conventional Ethiopian music to the "Ruler of Pop," Michael Jackson.

Dating and Relationship

The Weeknd has been dating American model Yovanna Ventura since November 2017. He had been in a relationship with an American singer Selena Gomez in 2016. Before Selena, he was dating American model Bella Hadid in 2015.

Career and Net Worth

The Weeknd started recording his music while in high school. Subsequent to dropping out, he kept investigating his enthusiasm for music and released a free download called House of Balloons in 2011. This, alongside two more mixtapes, helped drive his career forward. He worked with Drake on his 2011 collection, Take Care, which featured a few tracks from House of Balloons, and won a deal with Universal's Republic Records.

The Weeknd's prior mixtapes were re-released as 2012's Trilogy, which turned into a platinum-selling record for the youthful artist. Notwithstanding his developing prominence, he figured out how to conceal himself from the general population. The Weeknd declined interviews for quite a while and decided to utilize pictures of ladies for his 2013 collection, Kiss Land, as opposed to pictures of himself. A portion of the persona he worked around himself was deliberate, yet it likewise mirrored the bashfulness and instabilities that upset him from the get-go in his career.

Notwithstanding his very own work, the Weeknd teamed up with different artists. He appeared on Wiz Khalifa's "Remember You" in 2012 and worked with Rick Ross on his 2014 collection, Mastermind. That same year, the Weeknd helped producer Max Martin with Ariana Grande's hit "Love Me Harder," and furthermore scored success and accomplishment with "Earned It," the principal single released from the Fifty Shades of Gray soundtrack.

In 2015, the Weeknd proceeded with his ascent to the top with the No. 1 collection Beauty Behind the Madness. His disco-pop implanted single "Can't Feel My Face," which could be about a sentimental encounter or drug medication use, became for some the informal tune of the mid-year, while his song "The Hills" likewise established a serious connection on music fans.

In December 2019, a new film featuring Adam Sandler called Uncut Gems was released. The Weeknd has a role in the film playing himself.

Date modified: Aug 9, 2020
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