The fabulous life of Dr. Dre, one of the wealthiest men in hip-hop

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With an estimated net worth of $710 million, Dr. Dre is one of the wealthiest men in hip-hop. Only Diddy, with an estimated wealth of $735 million, is worth more.

According to Forbes, Dr. Dre earned a whopping $620 million before taxes in 2014, the biggest paycheck of any entertainer in history. 

Apple acquired Beats Music and Beats Electronics, the music company Dre started with Jimmy Iovine in 2008, for $3 billion in May 2014.

Considering it’s been over two years since Dr. Dre cashed in on the Beats deal, we thought it’d be fun to take a look at the fabulously wealthy rapper and how he spends his millions. 

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Dr. Dre, born Andre Romelle Young, has had a prolific rap career dating back to the 1980s. Through Aftermath, a division of Interscope, he helped launch the careers of both Eminem and 50 Cent.

Source: WSJ

Dre still does some performances from time to time. In 2012, he headlined Coachella with Snoop Dogg.

Dre married attorney Nicole Threatt in 1996. Together they have two young children: a son named Truice and a daughter named Truly.

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