Abel Makkonen Tesfaye, who is also known as “The Weeknd” in his stage life, is a well-known record producer, Songwriter, and Singer in the whole world. However, one of the fantastic things about this singer is that he becomes gold-certified after releasing his first-ever album.
The successful career and fame he has achieved so far are because of the YouTube Platform. Yeah, he posted several of his self-made songs to the website that was like by millions of people worldwide. From there, he realized that his songs are meaningful and entertaining for the customers. Therefore, he later planned to push his skills to an upper level. That’s when he released the first album that went viral and gives him a breakthrough.
If we generally talk about his life, so the Weeknd has to work deliberately hard to achieve this amount of fame. He has never randomly started all of the things. He has trained himself to come out as a competitive singer whom people love and adore.
Due to the high popularity, The Weeknd gets love and appreciation from the public and die-hard fans. On top of that, he becomes friends with the top-notch celebrities of the world like Gigi Hadid, Bella Hadid, Taylor Swift, Justin Bieber, Leonardo DiCaprio, and many more.
The Weeknd Age
The Weeknd is 34 years old as of 2024. He was born on February 16, 1990, in Toronto, Canada. The birth sign of The weeknd is Aquarius. If we talk about his education, the weeknd has completed it from Birchmount park collegiate institute and West hill collegiate institute WHCI.
Family, Parents & Girlfriend
The Weeknd mother’s name is Samra Tesfaye, while his Father’s name is Makkonen Tesfaye. They were born in Ethiopia and have spent half of their life in the same country. However, right after immigrating to Canada, his parents got separated. Therefore, the Weeknd has spent almost all of his life without seeing his Father. Apart from that, the Weeknd has no siblings as he is the only child in the home.
The Weeknd Girlfriend/ Dating
The Weeknd has first fell in love with a top-notch Palestinian-American Model, Bella Hadid, back in 2015. Later both of them separated. Both of them have shared quite a lovely life; however, the relationship worsened in the future.
After that The Weeknd started, Dating Selena Gomez, Unfortunately, the relationship between Selena and The Weeknd only last for one year. Selena is a top-notch singer and famous because of her relationship with Justin Bieber.
After that, he started dating Alice Ustinova. Sadly, they also ended up in a relationship. By profession, Alice is a stylist and makeup artist who got fame after becoming the Weeknd girlfriend.
In the current times, the Weeknd is not into any relationship, and he seems to be living a single life because there is no news coming out about his relationship with anyone.
Height and physical appearance
The Weeknd height is approximately 5 feet and 6 inches. The bodyweight of The Weeknd is around 75 Kg that is normal as per the experts for such height, and the shoe size is 9 (US). The Weeknd has curly black hair color and dark brown eye color with Asian skin tone.
Early Life and Career
The Weeknd spent his early life like a normal person by going to school. However, he always has a passion for singing; therefore, he used to do odd jobs to raise money for his albums from an early age.
In 2010, he got to know about the Youtube platform where he planned to share songs that he signs anonymously. Surprisingly, the songs he shared on the YouTube platform got many views, which motivated and insisted he create a solo song for his album.
After that, he releases several Albums that people loved a lot, and he managed to sell a considerable amount of album copies in the whole world.
Due to his singing skills, he became the first person in history who have the top three positions on the Billboard Hot R & R&B Songs chart. Meanwhile, he also worked in the movies by debuting “Uncut Gems” back in 2019. Also, he has his marvel comic book released back in 2018 that was based on his image.
Due to his high popularity, he becomes friends with Gigi Hadid, Bella Hadid, Taylor Swift, Justin Bieber, Leonardo DiCaprio, Drake, and many more.
The Weeknd net worth is approximately $100 million as of 2024. He has earned this considerable amount primarily from his singing career. Throughout his career, he has performed in hundreds of concerts by charging a whopping amount. On top of that, he also released his albums that also helped him to earn a massive amount.
The Weeknd Wiki/Bio
|Abel Makkonen Tesfaye
|34 Years Old
|Date of Birth
|February 16, 1990
|in centimeters – 167 cm
in meters – 1.67 m
in Feet Inches – 5’ 6”
|Alice Ustinova( -2012)
Bella Hadid (2015)
Selena Gomez (2015-2016)
|Birchmount park collegiate institute
West hill collegiate institute WHCI
|High School Dropout
|$100 million as of 2024
Facts about the Weeknd
- He is Trilingual.
- London is his favorite holiday destination.
- His inspiration is Drake.
- He loves Spanish Cuisines.
- He is an avid pet lover.
- He got famous after sharing his songs on YouTube.
- He is the only singer in history who got the first three positions on Billboard hot R&B songs chart.