The Weeknd – Biography, Relationship, Figure, Life, Age, Height, Wiki, Career, Images, Net Worth, Family and More


The Weeknd

Biography of The Weeknd

The Weeknd Bio

The Weeknd is a Canadian rhythm-and-blues singer-songwriter. He is most recognized for his sexually suggestive songs—many of which were autobiographical—and for his distinctive tremolo and soaring falsetto. if you are interested in singers like him. you must visit celebrities like Olivia Rodrigo, Mariah Carey, Doja Cat and Rihanna.

Early Life – Education and Birth Place 

Tesfaye grew up in the Scarborough neighborhood of Toronto, where he was born. His nationality is Canadian Same as Justin Bieber. During his childhood life, his grandmother, who looked after him primarily while his single mother was at work, taught him the Semitic language of Amharic. Additionally, in his starting life, pop and R&B singers like Michael Jackson, R. Kelly, and Prince impacted him musically.

At 17, he left high school and moved into the Parkdale neighborhood of Toronto to live with two pals. Along with working at an American apparel store and doing drug experiments. he also started writing and recording music with them.

Struggle and Career of The Weeknd

The Weeknd Career

House of Balloons (2011)

The Weeknd began recording his vocal performances in high school, never afraid to showcase his abilities. Subsequently, following his dismissal, he pursued his musical interests further and in 2011 put out a free download titled House of Balloons. This helped advance his career, as did two more mixtapes. Additionally, he collaborated with Drake on his Take Care album (2011), which included multiple House of Balloons tunes, and signed a record deal with Republic Records at Universal.

Trilogy (2012)

Reissued in 2012 as Trilogy, The Weeknd’s earlier mixtapes went on to become a platinum-selling record for the up-and-coming musician. He was able to keep his identity hidden from the public despite his rising popularity. For a considerable amount of time, The Weeknd declined interviews and opted to utilize pictures of women instead of himself for his 2013 album, Kiss Land. He created an air of mystery around himself, partly on purpose, but partly because of the shyness and fears that plagued him throughout his early career.

In 2012, he had an appearance on Wiz Khalifa’s song “Remember You.” In 2014, he showed with Rick Ross on his album Mastermind. In addition to helping producer Max Martin with Ariana Grande’s smash song “Love Me Harder” that same year, The Weeknd also enjoyed success with the first single of the Fifty Shades of Grey soundtrack, “Earned It.”

Beauty Behind the Madness’ and Grammy Wins (2015)

Continuing their ascent to the top, The Weeknd released the No. 1 album Beauty Behind the Madness in 2015. Many people considered his disco-pop-infused single “Can’t Feel My Face,” which might be about drug use or a romantic encounter, to be the unofficial summer hit. His ballad “The Hills” also left a lasting impression on music lovers.

The Weeknd won Best R&B Performance for “Earned It” and Best Urban Contemporary Album at the 2016 Grammy Awards thanks to this well-received record. Additionally, his nomination for an Oscar for Best Original Song for “Earned”, was a result of his well-received record.

Starboy (2016)

Abel revealed his third album, Starboy, at the end of November 2016. In addition to featuring guest performances from Kendrick Lamar, and Lana Del Rey, the studio album heavily featured French electronic team Daft Punk, They contributed to the album’s hit song “I Feel It Coming” and its chart-topping theme tune.

he contributed to several of the albums for Future and Del Rey the next year in return for some of the guest appearances. Then, at the beginning of 2018, he got the Grammy for Starboy.

My Dear Melancholy (2018)

2018 saw the Weeknd break out of My Dear Melancholy around the end of March. The EP, which included the single “Call Out My Name,” signaled a return to the deeper, more melancholic sound that characterized the musician’s previous work. The Weeknd, Beyoncé, and Eminem headlined the two-weekend Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival shortly after the EP’s release.

After Hours(2019)

In 2019, he made a comeback to the spotlight with his leading role in the Adam Sandler film “Uncut Gems.” With the liberation of the singles “Heartless” and “Blinding Lights,” which became his fourth tune to top the Billboard Hot 100, later that year, he returned to making waves in the music industry. The artist will give the album After Hours in March 2020.

Super Bowl Halftime Show(2021)

The Weeknd announced his second greatest hits album, The Highlights, on February 5, 2021, and it debuted at No. 2 on the Billboard 200 chart. He performed eight songs and became the first Canadian musician to lead the Super Bowl halftime show two days later, on February 7, 2021. He invested $7 million of his funds in the production because he was so dedicated to realizing his vision for the show.

The performance received three Emmy Award nominations, despite some critics claiming that it fell short of expectations due to obvious audio issues and issues with The Weeknd’s microphone. What’s more, The Weeknd’s streaming numbers had a big impact: his back catalog was streamed almost 50 million times on the day and day after his performance. Looking ahead to his upcoming tour, he was expected to make an additional $1.3 million for each concert on average.

Dawn FM (2022)

On January 7, 2022, he declared Dawn FM, his fifth studio album. In August 2021, the lead single, “Take My Breath,” was made available. It entered the Billboard Hot 100 at number six and appeared in the top ten in more than 20 nations. Moreover, Dawn FM brings a lighter, more optimistic tone to After Hours’ synth-pop-heavy sound while simultaneously expanding on it. 

The promoters bill the record as a “psychedelic radio” broadcast. Furthermore, Critics gave the album high marks; Variety’s Jem Aswad described it as “possibly the Weeknd’s best and most fully realized album to date.”

Upcoming album(2024)

He also appeared on the song “Young Metro” from Future and Metro Boomin’s joint album, We Don’t Trust You, on March 22, 2024. 

List Of Songs

Kiss Land  2013
Beauty Behind the Madness 2015
Starboy 2016
After Hours 2020
Dawn FM 2022

In the Films 

Michael Jackson’s Journey from Motown to Off the Wall2016
Uncut Gems2019
The Show2021
Live at Sofi Stadium2023
The Idol2023

Other ventures (Acting)

Tesfaye is a movie buff, and you can see plenty of picture influences in his teasers and songs. On August 30, 2019, Abel produced his feature film debut at the Telluride Film Festival in the film Uncut Gems. Additionally, On March 7, 2020, he built his third visit as a musical guest on Saturday Night Live. He also starred in the comedy “On The Couch” with actors Kenan Thompson and Chris Redd.

Furthermore, On May 4, he co-wrote an episode of American Dad! and appeared in it. In July, he voiced three characters in the 200th episode of Robot Chicken.
On June 29, 2021, Tesfaye confirmed that he would co-create, and executive produce. He also acts in the HBO television drama series The Idol, alongside his producing partner Reza Fahim and Euphoria creator Sam Levinson.

Tesfaye provided the voices of two characters in a Simpsons episode that aired on March 20, 2022. In 2023, the public learned that Tesfaye and Barry Keoghan would work as producers in a Trey Edward Shults film. 

Awards and achievements

The Weeknd Awards

Awards Names / Years Category / Results
Academy Awards (2016)R&B Male Artist /Won
Grammy AwardsBest Urban Contemporary Album /Won
AMFT Awards (2020)Best R&B Song /Won
Americans Music Awards (2021)Favorite Male R&B Artist / Won
Apple Music Awards (2021)Global Artist of the Year / Won
ASCAP Pop Music Awards (2022)Award Winning Songs / Won
NRJ Music Awards (2023)International Male Artist of the Year /Nominated

Relationship – Love Life, Marriage or Girlfriend

The Weeknd Girlfriend

Tesfaye would rather keep his private affairs private. in initial Career, he said his shyness and anxieties kept him from doing interviews; instead, he chose to connect via Twitter. Moreover, He prefers to only answer questions in exceptional circumstances. Between April 2015 and August 2019, Tesfaye and American model Bella Hadid had a sporadic romantic connection. Both romances generated a lot of media attention and were the focus of tabloid gossip.

Figure – Physical Measurements of The Weeknd

The Weeknd Fitness

Here are Abel’s physical characteristics: weight, height, waist, hip, and shoe size.  

Body ShapeSlim
Height5′ 8″ (173 cm)
Weight81 kg OR 179 ib
Chest Size 42 inches
Waist Size34 inches
Biceps Size14 Inches
Eye ColorDark Brown
Hair ColorBlack
Shoe size  9US
Dress Size Unknown

Age of The Weeknd

Tesfay was born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, on 16 February 1990. In Addition, she is 34 years old in 2024.

Wiki Info

Here is some Wiki information about Abel given below.

Real NameAbel Makkonen Tesfay
NicknameThe Weeknd
Date of Birth16 February 1990
Place of BirthToronto, Ontario, Canada
Age 45
Religion Unknown
Marital StatusUn-Married 
Zodiac SignAquarius
Occupation          Singer, Record Producer

Net Worth

Abel’s estimated net worth is $300 million.

Social Media Accounts

Below are some social media accounts of Abel Tesfaye with followers.

Instagram74.9 M Followers
Twitter17.1M Followers
Facebook17 M Followers
Tiktok9.4 M Followers
Youtube35 M Followers

What song made The Weeknd famous?

His debut single "Wicked Games" peaked at No. 53 on the Hot 100 in 2013. He has since had several No. 1 hits, including "The Hills" and "Can't Feel My Face" from 2015 as well as "Save Your Tears" and "Die for You" featuring Ariana Grande.

How wealthy is The Weeknd?

His estimated net worth is $300 million.

What is Weeknd’s nationality?

He was born in Scarborough, Ontario. He is a Canadian citizen of Ethiopian descent.

What happened to The Weeknd?

The Canadian artist changed his name on Twitter and Instagram on Monday from his artistic name to his biological name. In an interview with W Magazine that was published on May 8, Tesfaye also said that the modification is part of a larger scheme to "kill The Weeknd." He said, "Right now, I'm going through a cathartic path."

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