Who is Nicole Young?
Nicole Young was born on the 1st January 1970 in the USA, so is currently aged 48; however, the actual place of her birth is unknown to the media. Although she is a lawyer, Nicole is probably best recognized for being the wife of the famous musician, rapper and producer Dr. Dre. She is also known as the ex-wife of retired professional basketball star Sedale Threatt.
Would you like to know more about Nicole Young’s professional career and family life? How rich is she, as of now? If you are interested, stay tuned and find out.
Nicole Young Net Worth and Assets
As she became involved in the entertainment industry through marriage to a famous musician, Nicole’s professional career remained unknown to the public, except for the fact that she worked for a while as a lawyer. So, if anyone of you ever wondered how rich Nicole Young is, we can say that she probably shares the net worth of her husband Dr. Dre, which has been authoritatively estimated at $770 million, which makes him the third wealthiest man in hip hop. Their net worth includes such assets as a mega-mansion worth $40 million in Los Angeles, California, where the family currently resides, and a million-dollar private jet, among many others.
Early Life and Education
Concerning her early life, Nicole Young apparently spent her childhood in her hometown in the US, where she was raised by her parents, whose names and professions have not been revealed to the public, and there is no information as to whether she has any siblings, nor where she completed her education. It is only known that she is of Afro-American ethnicity, and holds American nationality.
Life before She Met Dr. Dre
Speaking about her life before she met Dr. Dre, Nicole Young spent some time working as a lawyer, but no other information is available to the media. Besides that, she was married to retired professional NBA star Sedale Threatt for three years, but apparently due to a lot of misunderstanding and other problems in their relationship, they divorced and went their separate ways. According to some sources, the couple divorced due to her relationship with Dr. Dre.
Popularity through Marriage
When it comes to her involvement in the entertainment industry, Nicole Young reached enormous popularity through her marriage to Dr. Dre. She met him in 1996, and soon started dating; a couple of months later, they exchanged wedding vows at a ceremony held in May of the same year, at which point Nicole decided to give up her career to help her husband, and focus on their children.
In 1997 Nicole gave birth to their first child, a son named Truth Young, and four years later the couple welcomed a daughter named Truly Young. Nicole also adopted Dr. Dre’s five children from his previous relationships, La Tanya Danielle Young, Marcel Young, Curtis Young, Tyra Young, and the late Andre Young Jr., who passed away from a drug overdose in 2008.
Nicole Young’s Appearance and Vital Statistics
Speaking about her appearance and physical attributes, Nicole Young is an apparently beautiful woman with long dark brown colored hair and dark brown colored eyes, though she is in her late 40s. Her body shape can be described as a well-maintained. She stands at a height of 5ft 5ins (1.65m) and her weight is reputed to be around 128lbs (58kgs), while her vital statistics are unknown.
Dr. Dre Short Bio
Andre Romelle Young, better known by his stage name Dr. Dre, was born on the 18th February 1965, in Compton, California USA, and is a musician, rapper and producer, probably best recognized for establishing Aftermath Entertainment as well as Beats Electronics, and winning six Grammy Awards from his successes.
He started his career as a DJ, working in the night club The Eve after Dark, and soon began to collaborate with Ruthless Records, owned by rapper Easy-E and N.W.A., performing with them from 1987 to 1991. His solo career then began with the release of his debut single “Deep Cover”, featuring Snoop Dogg, after which out came his debut solo studio album, entitled “The Chronic”, via his own record label Death Row Records. The album reached No. 3 on the US Billboard 200, and the songs “Let Me Ride” and “Nuthin’ But A ‘G’ Thang” won nominations at the 36th Grammy Awards, while he won the award in the Best Rap Solo Performance category. In 1999, his second studio album – “2001” – was released and peaked at No. 2 on the US Billboard 200 chart, adding a considerable amount to his net worth. His third album entitled “Compton” came out in 2015.
Dr. Dre launched his own brand of headphones, Beats Electronics (also known as Beats by Dr. Dre) in 2008, and he is also the founder and CEO of Aftermath Entertainment, a record label, as he pursued a career as a producer, collaborating with such artists as Eminem, Gwen Stefani, Mary J. Blige and Eve, among many others, increasing his net worth by a large margin.
— Dr. Dre (@drdre) November 7, 2015
Social Media Presence
Although many people involved in the entertainment industry are active across many of the most popular social media sites, Nicole Young is not one of them, unlike her husband Dr. Dre. She tends to spend her spare time with her husband and children rather than on the social media scene.