Dennis Graham is an American musical artist and celebrity dad. Dennis Graham is famous as the father of American rapper and Singer, Drake. Likewise, Drake is one of the top rappers in the Industry.
Table of Biography
Early Life and Childhood
Dennis Graham was born in year 1954 on 20th September. Likewise, the celebrity dad is 67 years old at the moment.
He was born in his birthplace, Memphis, Tennessee, USA. Moreover, he holds American nationality and was born under the star sign Virgo.
Dennis’s family members were born to a musical family and began playing piano, guitar, and drums at a young age.
However, there is no information available regarding Dennis’s parents. According to a source, his mother worked at a hospital.
Likewise, Dennis has a brother named Larry Graham. His uncle is Willie Mitchell. Mitchell was a prolific music producer in Memphis.
Dennis grew up with his brother and had picked up an interest in music since his childhood.
Dennis Graham – Education
He has not revealed any details regarding his education. Likewise, he has gone to attend a local high school. It is unclear if Dennis has gone to attend college for his higher education.
Dennis Graham married Sandi Graham. Likewise, the pair secretly exchanged vows. Moreover, Dennis has three children. Drake is their eldest and most popular of them.
He has not involved himself in any scandals or controversies. Likewise, Dennis has maintained a clean internet profile and has stayed miles away from any trouble and controversies.
Dennis Graham – Career and Professional Life
Dennis Graham is a musician and drummer. Dennis has performed alongside country musician Jerry Lee Lewis. He gained fame as the father of American rapper and Singer, Drake.
In the year 2001, Drake started acting after the father of one of his friends, and an acting agent offered him a role. He received a role in the Canadian teen drama series Degrassi: The Next Generation.
Drake played the role of Jimmy Brooks, a wheelchair-bound former basketball player, for a total of 145 episodes.
Moreover, Drake has acted in several other television series over the years, including ‘Soul Food’, ‘Being Erica’ and ‘Sophie’.
He has also made guest appearances on ‘Beyond the Break’, ‘Saturday Night Live’ and ‘Punk’d’. Likewise, Drake did voice acting for the film ‘Ice Age: Continental Drift’.
Following Drake’s acting fame, he decided to self-release his debut mixtape, ‘Room for Improvement’. The musician followed it with another mixtape the next year, ‘Comeback Season.
It contained the single ‘Replacement Girl’ which earned him widespread recognition as a singer for the first time.
In the year 2009, he released his third mixtape ‘So Far Gone’ as a free download from the website of his record label. The album consisted of tracks like ‘Best I Ever Had’ and ‘Successful’, featuring Lil Wayne, Trey Songz, and Lloyd among others.
The album soon became a commercial success. Likewise, Drake’s debut studio album, ‘Thank Me Later, was released on June 15, 2010. Later On November 15, 2011, Drake released his second studio album ‘Take Care.
Furthermore, The famous album contained hit singles like ‘Make Me Proud’ featuring Nicki Minaj and ‘Take Care’ featuring Rihanna. Drake received his first Grammy Award for an album.
Likewise, the rapper released his fourth studio album ‘Views’ on April 29, 2016.
The album contained five singles including the Grammy-winning track ‘Hotline Bling’, ‘Pop Style’ featuring Kanye West and Jay Z, and ‘Too Good’ featuring Rihanna.
Dennis Graham – Body Measurements
Dennis Graham is in his mid-60s. As for his height, he stands tall at 5 feet 9 inches and weighs 70 kg. Likewise, Dennis has black hair and black eyes.
When it comes to awards, he has not received any awards to date. Likewise, he has earned a decent sum of wealth throughout his career. As of now, he enjoyed a net worth of $400k.
He is active on social media. The celebrity dad has over 382k followers on his Instagram account “@therealdennis” and over 1.7k followers on his Twitter under the username “@therealdennisg”.