The Weeknd originally Abel Mackkonen Tesfaye was born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada on 16th February 1990.
The Weeknd got an acknowledgment in the wake of posting a significant number of his melodies on YouTube under the username ‘The Weeknd.’ Propelled by incredible Michael Jackson to turn into an artist, he was later impacted by R&B stars like Aaliyah, Missy Elliott, Timbaland, and The Neptunes.
He began his profession with mixtapes that he discharged from his own site for nothing. His three mixtapes, ‘Place of Balloons,’ ‘Thursday,‘ and ‘Echoes of Silence,’ helped him make a devoted fan base. The majority of his studio collections were gotten with positive surveys.
Experiencing timidity and weakness as a youngster, Tesfaye attempted cognizant endeavors to disregard exposure amid his initial vocation.
The Weeknd abstained from giving meetings and didn’t utilize his own picture in his mixtape covers. He collaborated with his fans on Twitter. Be that as it may, he picked up certainty as his tunes topped graphs around the world.
He has worked with many other stars including Kanye West, Drake, Ed Sheeran, Beyoncé, and Kendrick Lamar. Tesfaye, who needs to be associated with being exceptional and extraordinary, began with his Jean-Michel Basquiat-motivated hairdo, which is his most unmistakable element.
|Birth Date||16th February 1990|
|Birth Place||Toronto, Ontario, Canada|
|Profession||Singer, Songwriter and Record Producer|
|Marital Status||Not Married|
|Height||5 feet 8 inch|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
5 feet 8 inch
29 years old (as of 2019)
Abel Mackkonen Tesfaye
Starboy (2016), Beauty Behind the Madness (2015), Kiss Land (2013), Chapter 6, Echoes of Silence (2011), Fifty Shades of Grey (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) (2015),…
The Weeknd Early Life
The Weeknd was destined to Makkonen and Samra Tesfaye on 16 February 1990, in Scarborough, Ontario. He is the single offspring of his folks who moved from Ethiopia to Canada during the 1980s. He was raised by his mom and maternal grandma and doesn’t recall his dad who left the family when he was a couple.
His mom filled in as a medical caretaker and food provider to help the family, going to night school in the meantime. His first language is Amharic, which he gained from his grandma.
He likewise ended up familiar with French from the French-inundation class he went to till eighth grade. Amid his adolescence, he went to two schools, West Hill Collegiate Institute, and Birchmount Park Collegiate Institute. Nonetheless, he got kicked out of one and dropped out of the other following a half year.
He at that point left home and began to live with two of his companions in a one-room house at 65 Spencer Avenue.
The Weeknd Career
The Weeknd’s profession in music began when he met maker, Jeremy Rose. The two before long started chipping away at an R&B collection titled ‘The Weekend.’
Be that as it may, the three tunes Tesfaye made for him, ‘What You Need,’ ‘Space Music,’ and ‘The Morning,’ were not utilized by Rose. In 2010, Tesfaye made a YouTube channel with the username ‘The Weeknd‘ and transferred the three tunes.
The melodies picked up prevalence rapidly and were likewise referenced in a blog entry including tunes by rapper Drake. He discharged his first mixtape, ‘Place of Balloons,’ on March 21, 2011.
It contained nine tracks, including the tunes he made for Rose. The mixtape was chosen as a candidate for the 2011 Polaris Music Prize.
The Weeknd began to perform live inside a couple of months and started collective work with Drake as a vocalist. On 18 August 2011, he discharged another mixtape titled ‘Thursday,’ containing nine tracks.
His third mixtape was ‘Echoes of Silence,’ discharged on 21 December 2011. This one additionally contained nine tunes and finished the ‘Inflatables Trilogy.’ The three mixtapes together soared his distinction and made him a star inside a year.
In April 2012, he and his band began performing at different celebrations all through the US and Europe. Beginning with the Coachella Festival in California.
He marked an arrangement with Republic Records in September 2012 and, in a joint endeavor with his own engraving XO, discharged an assemblage collection named ‘Set of three’ the following month. The collection contained every one of the tracks from his three mixtapes, alongside three extra sections.
In September 2013, he discharged his presentation studio collection, ‘Kiss Land,’ which got positive audits from faultfinders. His long-term colleague Drake showed up in the melody ‘Live For.’
In 2013, he added to the soundtrack of the Hollywood film ‘The Hunger Games: Catching Fire.’ He at that point went with Justin Timberlake on his ‘The 20/20 Experience World Tour’.
In 2014, he worked together with Ariana Grande on the two-part harmony ‘Adore Me, Harder.’ Soon thereafter, he discharged the melody ‘Earned It,’ from the soundtrack of the motion picture ‘Fifty Shades of Gray.’ In August 2015, he discharged his second studio collection ‘Excellence Behind the Madness.’
The collection, which contained five melodies, highlighted visitor appearances from Labrinth, Ed Sheeran and Lana Del Rey. The collection additionally incorporated his tune ‘Earned It.’ ‘Starboy,’ his third studio collection, was discharged on November 25, 2016.
Like his past collections, it likewise highlighted visitor appearances from well-known performers like Daft Punk, Lana Del Rey, Future, and Kendrick Lamar.
On 31 January 2018, Top Dawg Entertainment uncovered the full tracklist of the Kendrick Lamar-curated Black Panther soundtrack collection with Tesfaye included on one of the tracks, “Petition God for Me.” On 2 February 2018, it was discharged as the soundtrack’s third single. This denotes the second coordinated effort among Tesfaye and Lamar, after the melody “Walkways” on the Starboy collection.
On 27 March 2018, Tesfaye started exposure for another official discharge in an Instagram post. On 29 March 2018, a bulletin showed up in London, England advancing a conceivable collection titled My Dear Melancholy, and around the same time the venture was formally reported.
On 30 March 2018, the all-inclusive play My Dear Melancholy was discharged. In January 2019, Gesaffelstein (who recently worked with Tesfaye on My Dear Melancholy,) started prodding another joint effort. On 11 January 2019, Tesfaye and Gesaffelstein discharged “Lost in the Fire,” the second single off the last’s second studio collection, Hyperion.
Highlights and Achievements
In 2015, The Weeknd joined the positions of Elvis Presley, The Beatles, and Taylor Swift after his track ‘The Hills‘ supplanted his other graph topping single, ‘Can’t Feel My Face,’ on the ‘Bulletin’ Hot 100 diagram. He is the twelfth individual to have two tracks consecutive on the highest priority on the rundown.
In 2015, his collection ‘Magnificence Behind the Madness‘ won two Grammy Awards for ‘Best Urban Contemporary Album’ and ‘Best R&B Performance.’ His melody, ‘Earned It,’ which was incorporated into the collection, earned him an Academy Award selection. The collection ‘Starboy’ got positive surveys from faultfinders and appeared at number one on the ‘Bulletin’ 200 diagrams. It turned into the top collection in 80 nations inside the multi-day of its discharge.
The Weeknd Relationships
The Weeknd has been involved with runway display Bella Hadid since mid-2015. She additionally showed up in his music video ‘In the Night’. Notwithstanding, they allegedly separated in late 2016 because of clashing timetables. In mid-2017, he started gossipy tidbits about dating pop star Selena Gomez. Evidently, they have approached while chipping away at a task together.
Net Worth of The Weeknd
The net worth of The Weeknd is $92 million.
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