Nicole Young Bio – Wiki
Nicole Young is the wife of Dr. Dre. TMZ reports that Young filed for divorce from Dre – real name Andre Romelle Young -after 24 years of marriage on Monday citing irreconcilable differences.
Dre, 55, founded the hugely lucrative Beats Electronics brand is said to be worth an estimated $800 million, and sources tell the outlet that the pair did not sign a prenuptial agreement.
She is 50 years old.
Nicole Young Files For Divorce
Dr. Dre and his wife of 24 years are ending their marriage … she’s filed for divorce.
Nicole Young filed the paperwork Monday, citing the usual irreconcilable differences as the reason for her split from the hip-hop mogul.
Dre married Nicole on May 25, 1996, and they have 2 adult children together — a son named Truice and a daughter named Truly — so they won’t have to deal with child support.
Sources connected to Nicole say there is no prenup. Dre’s net worth, according to Forbes, is estimated at $800 million.
Nicole is also seeking spousal support.
She was formerly married to NBA player, Sedale Threatt. Young works as a lawyer and is represented in the divorce by a high-powered celeb attorney, Samantha Spector.
Dr. Dre Biography
Andre Romelle Young, better known as Dr. Dre, is an American rapper, songwriter, audio engineer, record producer, record executive, entrepreneur, and actor. He was born on 18, 1965 in Compton, California, United States. He is the founder and CEO of Aftermath Entertainment and Beats Electronics, and was previously co-owner of Death Row Records.
Married And Children
The rapper – who is also the founder and CEO of Aftermath Entertainment and was previously co-owner of Death Row Records – married Nicole on May 25, 1996. She was formerly married to NBA player Sedale Threatt.
The pair share two adult children together, daughter Truly Young, 19, and son Truice Young, 23.
Dr. Dre Career
In 2014, the music company that Dre established, Beats, was sold to Apple for $3 billion, which lead to him being hailed as the ‘first billionaire in hip-hop’ though Forbes recently pegged his wealth at $800 million.
Dre has six children, four sons, and two daughters, by five different women including a son called Curtis Young, followed by a daughter called La Tanya Danielle Young.
His son Andre Young Jr., tragically died aged 20 in 2008. He had been the subject of a paternity dispute in 1990 when his mother, Jenita Porter, filed a lawsuit seeking $5,000 of child support per month.
Dre also has a son named Marcel with the singer Michel’le. In 2015, Dre was forced to issue a public apology after many women came forward to accuse him of abuse, including his ex Michel’le, ’90s female rapper Tairrie B, and hip-hop journalist Dee Barnes.
Allegations on Dr. Dre
He did not address each allegation individually, but said in a statement: ‘Twenty-five years ago I was a young man drinking too much and in over my head with no real structure in my life.’
‘However, none of this is an excuse for what I did. I’ve been married for 19 years and every day I’m working to be a better man for my family, seeking guidance along the way. I’m doing everything I can so I never resemble that man again.’
He added: ‘I apologize to the women I’ve hurt. I deeply regret what I did and know that it has forever impacted all of our lives.’
Two days ago, rapper Snoop Dogg revealed that he was back in the studio with the iconic music producer, which caused a stir among music fans on social media, including Gwyneth Paltrow.
Dre produced Snoop Dogg’s debut album Doggystyle (1993), and they also worked together on the 1999 single Still D.R.E. from Dre’s multi-platinum album 2001.
Dre’s solo debut studio album The Chronic (1992), released under Death Row Records, made him one of the best-selling American music artists of 1993, and he’s been even more prolific as a music producer.
He signed Eminem in 1998 and 50 Cent in 2002 and co-produced their albums, which were both huge money-spinners.
In 2001, it was reported that Dre earned a total of about $52 million from selling part of his share of Aftermath Entertainment to Interscope Records, as well as producing the megahit Family Affair by Mary J. Blige.
Her net worth is unclear.