The Weeknd, born Abel Makkonen Tesfaye to Ethiopian immigrants, is a singer, songwriter, and producer originating from Canada.
He signed with a label in 2012 after gaining popularity on anonymous YouTube vibes, and he released his debut studio album Kiss Land the following year. The Weeknd released five studio albums, won three Grammy awards, and is known for big hits like “Can’t Feel My Face,” “The Hills” and “Starboy” featuring Daft Punk.
- Full name: Abel Makkonen Tesfaye
- Age: 31 years old (Born on February 16, 1990)
- Height: 5’8″
- Hometown: Toronto, Canada
- Net worth: $100 Million
- Record label: XO and Republic