Andre Young Jr. came into the limelight just because of his father Dr. Dre. Dr. Dre is a popular American rapper, actor, audio engineer, record executive, record producer, and also entrepreneur.
Table of Biography
Early Life and Childhood
The celebrity kid was raised by his mother only. Andre Young Jr. also has six half-siblings and they are Curtis Young, Truice Young, Marcel Young, Truly Young, La Tanya Young, and Tyra Young. He must have just completed his high school studies before his death happened.
Andre Young Jr. died on 23rd August 2008. He was just twenty years old when he passed away. The reason for his death was an overdose of heroin and morphine. At first, his mother saw him on his bed at around 10:30 am that morning. They even called paramedics, but they were not able to revive her son. Immediately after seeing his condition, he pronounced death.
Moreover, it was found that he has hung out with his friends the night before his death. Representatives for Dre confirmed his death, saying, “Dr. Dre is mourning the loss of his son Andre Young Jr. Please respect his family’s grief and privacy at this time”.
Similarly, in January 2009, Coroner spokesman Larry Dietz declared Young’s death was an accident “due to morphine and heroin intoxication”. Moreover, his stepbrother, Curtis uploaded an Instagram post with his image with the caption “Miss You” on the day of his death.
In October 1992, Dr. Dre beg was mortified in a case. He was also feeling guilty on 2 other battery counts stopping from a conflict in May 1991 in the lobby of the New Orleans hotel. Also, Dr. Dre was so engaged in taking care of his eldest son, Curtis Young that he forgot about him. The father and son were far from each other for almost twenty years.
Career and Professional Life
Andre Young Jr. also had some interest in music and rape. It is for sure that he was previously engaged in the music field. However, there is no further information about his career and struggles. There are no achievements that he has got to this day. He came into the headline just because of his relationship with the most popular American personality, Dr. Dre. Moreover, he also loved partying along with his friends, traveling, hiking, swimming, and many more. His favorite colors were blue and black. Similarly, Young’s favorite celebrities were Will Smith and Keke Palmer. He often loved to eat Italian Cuisines.
His father’s career
He is also known as Dr. Dre is an American personality who is also considered the Godfather of the hip-hop industry. Dr. Dre’s life is full of various milestones that have been instrumental in making the music industry’s present view. The talented artist began his career first being a part of an electro group, “World Class Wreckin Cru”. Hence, he made his trace with the powerful gangsta rap group, “N.W.A.”. It helped him to achieve his 1st huge achievement. Moreover, he is the co-founder of Death Row Records and also of Aftermath Entertainment of which he is the present CEO.
Dre’s natural musical talent promoted him to turn into the main pioneer of rap music. Also, his 2 solo albums, “The Chronic” and “2001” were super hits. Dr. Dre launched the world G-funk style of music that turned into an immediate trend. Dre’s career is not up to personal milestones. But, he has been the one who is behind the success story of other several rappers and hip hop artists whom he took to the music community. Those artists add Snoop Dogg, Eminem, and 50 Cent as well. Dr. Dre can be named the most prestigious producer in hip-hop history.
According to some sources, the net worth of Andre Young Jr. was around $500 thousand. However, it is still not known in what profession he was engaged in to earn that amount of money. But it is for sure that Dr. Dre must have given some amount of money for taking care of his mother after abandoning them. On the other hand, his father, Dr. Dre has a stunning net worth of $800 million. Dr. Dre was earning his great fortune from his multiple successful professions.
Andre was just twenty years old and was not a social person. So, he can’t be in a relationship with any girl. In addition, he has never mentioned anything regarding his love life. So, it is estimated that he was single before his death. His parents first got to meet each other when they were in high school. They eventually fell for each other and started dating each other. However, the former pair broke up after some time. Then, Jenita Porter gave birth to him. After Jenita, Dr. Dre was still having relationships and affairs with other numerous women. In 1981, Dr. Dre was just sixteen years old, and his girlfriend, Cassandra Joy Greene was just fifteen years old.
They were just in a relationship and they gave birth to a son, Curtis Young, and a daughter, Tyra Young. After that, Dr. Dre was in love with Lisa Johnson in 1993. They also had a daughter whose name is La Tanya Danielle Young. Then the couple broke up and Dr. Dre started dating Michelle from 1988 to 1996. In the year 1990, the couple has a son whose name was Marcel Young. After that, Dr, Dre again got married to Nicole Young. Likewise, they also gave birth to two kids and they were Truice Young and Truly Young. Again the couple got separated in June 2020 after staying for twenty-four years in a marital relationship.
Body Measurement and Social Media
Regarding the late Andre Young Jr.’s physical appearance, he had a height of 5 feet 8 inches or else 172 cm or 172 m. He had a bodyweight of around 62 kg or 137 lbs. Similarly, the celebrity kid’s body measurements were 40-28-36 inches and the size of his biceps was 14 inches. He also used to wear a shoe size of 9 (US). Moreover, Young had a pair of dark brown eyes with black hair color. Also, he had a dark complexion with an average body type.
He was very secretive about his private life and would prefer to keep his personal life private. Also, he was just happy and enjoying his life without any special treatment being a celebrity kid. He neither was physically present in any kind of public events or award functions. He was far from the entertainment industry and the limelight until his death. After his death, people were focusing on him and wanted to know his information.