Canadian singer The Weeknd began his recording career in 2010, but it was not until three years later that his debut album "Kiss Land" dropped. In 2015, The Weeknd has his big break with the success of his song "I Can't Feel My Face" and "The Hills" from his second album "Beauty Behind the Madness."
He went on to win the Grammy for Best Urban Contemporary Album. He has gone on to release two more albums "Starboy" and "After Hours," which featured the No. 1 singles "Heartless" and "Blinding Lights."
The Weeknd has sold over 75 million albums worldwide and headlined the 2021 Super Bowl Halftime Show.
Full Name: Abel Makkonen Tesfaye
Birthday: February 16, 1990
Net Worth: $100 million
Fun Fact: The Weeknd had a partnership with Marvel and a Starboy comic book was released in 2018 with a superhero modeled after the singer.
Latest The Weeknd News and Updates
Woman Snatches Poster Out of Concertgoer's Hands for Ruining Her ViewDuring a Weeknd concert, one woman took another fan's poster away because it was ruining her view. Now, TikTok is praising her for what she did.
Abel Tesfaye Wants to "Kill The Weeknd" — Name Change, ExplainedThe Weeknd has been topping charts for years, but now he's going by a different name. Why the switch? Let's unpack the change in his moniker.
Sam Levinson Took Over HBO's 'The Idol' and Pretty Much Ruined ItHBO's upcoming drama series 'The Idol' has yet to set a release date, and now production sources are dishing on the behind-the-scenes drama.
The Weeknd's New Album "Dawn FM" Has Some Pretty Big Name Features on ItThe Weeknd decided to bless fans with a new album titled "Dawn FM" on Jan. 7, 2022, but what features did he nab for the project? Here's what we know.
The Weeknd Hints at Romance With Angelina Jolie in "Here We Go... Again"The Weeknd's "Dawn FM" album is officially here, and fans believe the meaning of the song "Here We Go... Again" hints at his romance with Angelina Jolie.
Is The Weeknd Single? Take a Look Back at His Dating HistoryThe singer had been dating Bella Hadid on and off, but are they back on again? Or is The Weeknd dating Angelina Jolie in 2021? Here's what we know.
Here's the Real Reason Why the Weeknd Is Boycotting the GrammysA recent statement published by 'The New York Times' revealed that The Weeknd is boycotting the Grammys. But how many Grammys does The Weeknd have?
The Weeknd Has a New Song Called "Like Selena" and Everyone Thinks It's About Selena GomezWhat has he been working on? And more importantly, is The Weeknd dropping a new album that will feature a song about his former fling, Selena Gomez?
What Car Is The Weeknd Driving in the Pepsi Super Bowl Commercial?The Weeknd is driving what looks to be a Mercedes convertible in his commercial with Pepsi, but the brand won't be airing it during the game.
The Weeknd Will Be Performing Live at the 2021 Super Bowl Halftime ShowIs the Super Bowl's halftime show actually going to be performed live in 2021? Here are the plans for this year's big game's big show.
What Happened to The Weeknd's Face? The Meaning Behind His New Look ExplainedWhat happened to The Weeknd's face? He looks different yet again — this time, it's in a new music video. Will he look the same at the Super Bowl?
The Weeknd's Father Hasn't Seen Him in Over a DecadeThe Weeknd has only been private and secretive about his personal life. Here you will learn some things about his childhood and who his parents are.