Drake is a Canadian-born actor and rapper who was born Aubrey Drake Graham on October 24, 1986 in Toronto, Canada. Prior to becoming a massive rap super star, Drake was a child actor who appeared on the Canadian teen-drama Degrassi: The Next Generation. Drake began his music career in February 2006, releasing his first mixtape Room for Improvement via his website and official MySpace page. In 2008, Lil Wayne received some of Drake’s music from Rap-A-Lot founder, Jas Prince. Lil Wayne called Drake, inviting him to fly to Houston and tour with him. Drake signed a recording contract with Lil Wayne‘s Young Money Entertainment in June 2009. Since then, Drake has worked with dozens of the biggest stars in the music industry including Kanye West, Eminem, Jay-Z and Young Jeezy. Drake has been nominated for numerous awards including several Grammys, and was selected to perform at the 2010 Grammy awards ceremony. As of February 2014, Drake has released three studio albums that have sold a combined 5 million copies. He has won a Grammy, two Juno Awards for Rap Recording of the Year as well as Best New Artist in 2010 and a BET award. Drake has a net worth of $60 million dollars.