Who is the richest between Chris Brown and Drake, what is their net worth? These guys are young blossoming American musicians; one being a rapper, Drake, and the other, a singer and a dancer, Chris Brown.
Drake has been around for a while now, and has become more loved than the guy who helped him become what he’s become, Lil Tunechi.
He’s one of the biggest rappers worldwide, and he’s got several brands paying heavily for his endorsement. Chris Brown on the other side of the plate is well too popular, and has released several hit singles, and sold millions of albums worldwide.
The wealth value of both Chris Brown and Drake is mind-blowing as they earn so much more than politicians and presidents in some countries of the world.
Drake and Chris Brown: Who is Richer?
Drake is a popular music producer, a rapper and an actor birthed in Toronto, Canada. He was birthed as Aubrey Drake Graham on the 24th of October, 1986.
Drake has always been an entertainer right from childhood as he featured on the Canadian drama series known as “Degrassi: The Next Generation” as a child actor. “Degrassi: The Next Generation” is a Canadian drama series about teenagers, and how they endure from childhood to adulthood.
In February 2006, the superstar took the first step into his career as he release his first Mixtape titled “Room”. The Mixtape by Aubrey was released through his MySpace page and official website for improvement.
In 2008, Drake got lucky as popular American rapper got a couple of Drake’s songs from James Prince, the popular personality who founded Rap-A-Lot in 1986. James Prince is both CEO and boxing manager, and his record label, Rap-A-Lot Records, is a top Hip-Hop record label based in Houston.
After listening to his music, he invited Drake to go on a tour with him in Houston. The duo worked together for some time and in June 2009, Drake signed a major music contract with Lil Wayne’s record label; Young Money Entertainment.
After signing the music contract, he went on to do music and collaborate with top musicians like Jay Z, Eminem and Kanye West. Over the years, he’s released several hit songs and has been invited to perform at the 2010 edition of Grammy Awards.
Don’t be wowed, Drake has raked in several Grammy awards. Drake has sold over 25 million copies of all his 12 albums produced and has been nominated a lot of times for Grammy awards.
Aside winning Grammy awards, he’s won awards like the BBC Music Awards, BRIT Awards, BET Awards, American Music Awards, People’s Choice Awards, Billboard Music Awards and other awards.
He earns up to $900,000 dollars per show and is a brand ambassador to brands like Nike, Apple and Sprite. Drake has multimillion dollar mansion in Los Angeles which poses as one of the biggest pools owned by a private individual.
He’s one of the highest paid rappers in the music scene now and he earns over $28 million dollars from performing at shows in a year. Drake has an estimated net worth of $140 million dollars.
Chris Brown is a multi-talented American musician and dancer birthed on the 5th of May, 1989, in Tappahannock, Virginia. His skills were derived eventually as he practised and watched his models Usher and Michael Jackson perform on screen.
Chris Brown’s parents were in support of him as they their collection of soul records helped him grow in his early days. He made his debut in 2005, and has since then has been in the spotlight.
Particularly, Chris Brown’s mother was a chief cornerstone in helping him achieve great success in music. She moved from Virginia to New York in search of a recording label to sign her son.
At age sixteen, Chris Brown recorded his debut album which was self titled “Chris Brown”. The album contained hits like “Roll It” which was so popular and gave the American musician more than enough wings to become the most trendy make artiste in America.
In 2007, Chris Brown released his second album titled “Exclusive”. The album was golden and it stole the 4th spot on the Billboard charts. In 2009, he released a third album titled “Graffiti”.
Chris Brown was working really hard to make sure he becomes to headline to every news. In 2011, Chris Brown dropped a fourth album titled ” F.A.M.E.”.
At this time, he was super famous. Chris Brown dropped another album in 2012 titled “Fortune”. In the same year, 2012, he released another album titled “X”. In 2015, he dropped the 7th album which he titled “Fan of a Fan: The Album”.
For all albums by Chris Brown, the promotion strategy was to go on tour. So, he went on tour for all the albums he had created. Unfortunately, Chris Brown was accused of threatening the life of his girlfriend then, Rihanna, and he was arrested with dressed charges.
Chris Brown got a five-year restraining order from R&B singer Rihanna whom he threatened, he was sentenced to a whole year of domestic violence counseling, five years probation and six months of community service. Just a month after his arrest, he was charged a felony assault.
However, Chris Brown pleaded guilty in June, 2009. He earns from selling concert tickets, from his music and album sales and from other private deals.
Chris Brown doesn’t get offers often from brands to become a brand ambassador due to the past arrests and charges on record. He has an estimated net worth of $50 million dollars.