Marcel Young

Marcel Young

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Updated On September 22, 2022

Marcel Young belongs to an American celebrity family. Marcel Young is popular as one of the sons of a popular hip-hop artist, Dr. Dre. He is staying away from the media and the public.

Early Life

Marcel Young’s birthdate is 6th February 1991, in Los Angeles, California. His age is 31 years old and his star sign is Aquarius. Similarly, he is an American citizen and belongs to the African-American ethnicity. He was born to his parents, father, Dr. Dre, and mother, Michelle. But their job is unknown. Moreover, he also has several siblings. They are Andre Young Jr., Bailei Knight, Curtis Young, Truice Young, Truly Young, and La Tanya Danielle Young. Also, he follows Christianity.

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Caption: Marcel Young with his mother and sister (Source: InformationCradle)

Career and Professional Life

Since Marcel Young has been away from the media and public, there is very little information about his career and professional life. Apart from his career, his other hobbies are dancing, traveling, watching films, swimming, etc. Also, his favorite celebrities are Will Smith, Chadwick Boseman, and Pearl Thusi. He is a non-vegetarian and he likes red color. His favorite destination is Greece. Now talking about his father’s career, André Young took the stage name Dr. Dre in the early 1980s. He presented as a hip-hop deejay and as a member of the team World Class Wreckin’ Cru at clubs and parties in Los Angeles’ south-central district.

In the year 1986, he launched N.W.A (Niggaz Wit Attitudes) with other fellow rappers Eazy-E and Ice Cube. The team’s 2nd album, “Straight Outta Compton” of the year 1988, was a huge achievement for the developing gangsta rap movement, presenting direct descriptions of street brutality and drug dealing. While Dre was present noticeably as a rapper in N.W.A, his most-popular character was as a producer, crafting determinedly noisy, multilevel sonic collages to back the team’s irritant lyrics. Dre then quit from N.W.A. in the year 1992 and founded Death Row Records together with Marion (“Suge”) Knight.

The same year his single debut, “The Chronic” established the “G-funk” production manner, distinguished by clumping rhythm, wavetable washes, and copious musical sampling of 1970s funk records, mainly those by Parliament-Funkadelic. The album also initiated Dr. Dre’s 1st Grammy Award, for “Let Me Ride”, which was out as a single after the album’s release. Then, he took home the best rap solo presentation at the 1994 ceremony. The Chronic’s multiplatinum success promoted to make this sound supreme in mainstream hip-hop in the mid-1990s. In the year 1996, Dre quit Death Row to form Aftermath Records.

More about his career

After 3 years, he brought out a 2nd hit solo album, “2001” of year 1999, which brought the Grammy-winning single “Forgot About Dre”, with other hits. Till then his worked as a producer for other rappers including Snoop Dogg and Eminem, whose careers he was attributed with having formed. It also had gained him valuable huge respect. In fact, he received the Grammy for producer of the year in 2000, mostly because of his work on Eminem’s Grammy-winning album “The Marshall Mathers LP”. Dr. Dre would earn 2 more Grammys, both in the year 2009, for his further work with Eminem. In the beginning years of the 21st century, Dr. Dre started working on a follow-up to 2001.

After a larger development, however, the album (which title was Detox) was out. Meanwhile, his production career resumed growing through cooperation with other artists like Mary J. Blige, Jay-Z, and 50 Cent. Dr. Dre’s 3rd album was finally out in 2015 with the release of Compton. Compton is the album was motivated by the movie “Straight Outta Compton” of the year 2015 which told N.W.A’s story. Moreover, Dr. Dre was introduced into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a part of N.W.A. in the year 2016. Besides the recording studio, Dr. Dre got success from his profession as a businessman.

In the year 2008 Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine who is a music executive, officially formed Beats Electronics, It sold headphones, earphones, and speakers with other things. Then after 6 years, they introduced Beats Music, a music-streaming service. The 2 companies were bought by Apple for $3 billion in the year 2014. The couple together also went into philanthropy. In the year 2013, Dr. Dre and Iovine hand over $70 million to the University of Southern California for building the Jimmy Iovine and Andre Young Academy for Arts, Technology, and the Business of Innovation.

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Caption: Marcel Young at an event with his father, Dr. Dre (Source: Pinterest)

Net Worth

Since there is no information about Marcel Young’s career and professional life, there is also no information about his net worth and salary. His father has an amazing net worth of $830 million which he has been earning from his career as a rapper and actor. Also, his mother, Michel’le earns a net worth of around $500 thousand from her profession as an American R&B singer.

Despite, being a famous personality, he hasn’t been endorsed by any brands till now. Hope he might be involved in some of the brand endorsements in the coming future.

Relationship Status

Since Marcel Young is not active on social media platforms and from the media, there is no information about his relationship as well. He is also not seen with any girl outside his house. His parents started a relationship in the year 1987 after they were working together for the World Class Wreckin’ Cru. After his birth, the couple’s relationship suffered from some problems, and got divorced in the year 1996. He has a good connection with his family even after their separation.

His mother, Michel’le posted a photo of him and his father Dr. Dre back in February 2015. She also was thanking her followers for wanting to know about her son Marcel. Later in the year 1999, his mother got married to the co-founder of Death Row Records, Suge Knight. Then together, the couple gave birth to their daughter whose name is Bailei on 28 November 2002. However, her relationship with her husband was for 8 long years, but after that, she got divorced from Suge Knight. She summoned Suge of mistreating her.

His dad was in a marital relationship with Nicole Young from May 1996. He even has siblings Truth and Truly from his stepmother, Nicole. Apart from that, he also has 2 older half-siblings whose names are Curtis and Andre. His eldest brother, Curtis is going after a profession to become a rapper with the stage name of Hood Surgeon. Unfortunately, his brother, Andre Young passed away prematurely at the age of twenty because of a drug overdose in the year 2008.

Body Measurement

Regarding Marcel Young’s physical appearance, he has a height of 5 feet 10 inches or 178 cm or else 1.78 m. Similarly, he weighs around 65 kg or 143 lbs. His body measurements are 42-28-38 inches and the size of his biceps is 14 inches. The celebrity kid has a pair of dark brown eyes with black short hair. Moreover, he has a dark complexion with a decent personality.

Social Media

Talking about his presence on social media, he is not active on any of the social media platforms. However, there is a Twitter account with his name. But it is not clear if it is his official account. He seems to be staying far from every social media platform and media’s concern as well. However, some of his siblings and his dad are quite active on social media platforms like Facebook, Instagram, and so on.

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