Abel Tesfaye’s Net Worth, Real Estate, The Weeknd, Starboy, and Dating

Published Date   22nd Mar. 2018, 15:36 pm
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Quick Info
Birth Name: Abel Makkonen Tesfaye
Birth Place: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Birth Sign: Aquarius
Father: Makkonen Tesfaye
Mother: Samara Tesfaye
Height: 5 Feet 8 Inch (1.73 m)
Weight: 192 lbs
Eye Color: Black
Hair Color: Black
Date of Birth: 16/02/1990
Age: 34 years old
Nationality: Canadian
Net Worth: $92 million

A Canadian singer, record producer, and songwriter Abel Makkonen Tesfaye has a professional identity as The Weeknd. Besides, that he is popular as an actor, composer, director, and writer. A Starboy and a Musician Abel Tesfaye’s net worth is quite impressive.

He follows Michael Jackson as his inspirer and motivator. In addition, R&B stars like Timberland, Missy Elliott, Aaliyah and the Neptunes are his role model.

Early Life and Education

Tesfaye, born on February 16, 1990, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, is the single child of Makkonen Tesfaye and Samara Tesfaye. His first native language was Amharic which was majorly spoken in Ethiopia, his parent’s native land.

Abel’s parents were separated when he was 2.  Following the separation, he resides with his mother and father had moved to the United States. Since the age of 12, he had not met his father.

According to Radar Online, his father is willing to meet him, recall the memories back, say him how proud he is and how much he loves him. The Father States “He was homeless for several years when he needed me the most I could not be there with him.”


Abel, on his 2nd birthday, had performed at Michael Jackon’s song Beat it, which had amazed everyone present over there. With a stable passion and dedication towards the music, Tesfaye is the first artist to gain 3rd position on the Billboard Hot R&B chart.

As a professional singer, he has 36 major credit on soundtrack till now. The Weeknd active in the industry since 2012 is earning a huge name, fame, and worth in the recent years.

His first debut performance was the song Spring Breakers. Subsequently, he arose in the field and released numerous songs and albums along with the positive feedback from the audiences and listeners.

Among the numerous song, Spring Breakers (2012), Fifty Shades of Grey (2015), Southpaw (2015), and Black Panther (2018) are the biggest hits of Tesfaye. In addition, as of 2018, he has voiced the shows Hoy nos toca, BaseBoys, Twoja twarz brzmi znajomo in a single episode.


Though Abel is a very good professional singer, he did not confine himself as a singer rather he proceeds for acting. Some of his short videos are The Weeknd: High for This (2012), Twenty Eight (2013), Drake: Live For (2013), The Hills (2015), Reminder (2017), Pray for Me (2018), and many more.

Composer, Director, and Writer

As a composer, Abel released short videos like Rolling Stone (2012), Kiss Land (2013), Ariana Grande Ft. The Weeknd: Love Me Harder (2014), Lana Del Rey Feat. The Weeknd: Lust for Life, The Weeknd & Kendrick Lamar: Pray for Me (2018), and so on.

Apart from a singer, he is also a director. To date, The Weeknd has last directed the short videos titled The Weeknd: Rolling Stone, Wicked Games and The Zone in 2012.

Likewise, Tesfaye is also the writer of the video Mania (2016) and I Feel It Coming (2017). As a public image, he has other appearances in the television shows, concerts, tours, and music venture.

Net Worth

A Canadian singer Abel Tesfaye’s net worth is estimated to be $92 million with salary $40,000,000 as of March 2018. Back in 2016, Abel Tesfaye’s net worth was estimated to be $55 million, according to Forbes. So, we can see at what rate he is growing and adding his worth.  His favorite brand is Apple.

In 2o15, he was the wealthiest artist to score back-to-back number one including Elvis Presley, Taylor Swift, and the Beatles. His album Beauty Behind the Madness was sold more than half a million copies in a couple of months.

Abel is the Oscar and Grammy winner. Equally, most of his albums are the hits of the times, contributing a decent amount to Abel Tesfaye’s net worth. As a rockstar, popstar, Abel Tesfaye’s net worth comes under top richest singers of Hollywood.

A singer, undoubtedly, keeps on traveling different places to promote their albums and songs, making participation in concerts and programmes. And they are the indirect source to add up the worth as the bonus earned.


Currently, he is residing in the Hidden Hills area of Los Angeles, which he had bought back in May 2017 with $20 million. The 12,000-square-foot estate has nine-bedroom, formal dining room with a fireplace and wine cellar, music lounge, studio, and gym.Abel Tesfaye's Net Worth,Real Estate

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Abel Tesfaye’s Hidden Hills House in Los Angeles worth of $20 million

Within the land, he has a guest house with two-bedroom, two-bathroom, saltwater pool, 10-person spa, outdoor kitchen and a barbecue center covering 3-acre property.  Abel Tesfaye's Net Worth, Real Estate.png

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Abel Tesfaye’s guest house covering 3-acre property of Hidden Hills


Abel has a collection of supercars. He has McLaren P1 which worth $1,350,000, Lamborghini Aventador SV Roadster which price ranges from $530,075.

Abel Tesfaye's Net Worth, Real Estate

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Abel Tesfaye’s McLaren P1 worth of $1,350,000

Also, Tesfaye has Bentley Mulsanne worth $307,395, Mercedes-AMG G63 worth $141,400.

Personal Life and Affairs

In early 2015, The Weekend has been in a relationship with runway model Bella Hadid. She had also appeared in his music video In The Night. In 2016, they broke their relation due to conflicting schedules.

The rockstar sparked rumors of dating pop star Selena Gomez in 2017, as they have come close while working on a project together.

The Weeknd’s Personal Facts

He has a height 5 Feet 8 Inch (1.73 m) and body weight of 192 lbs. The Weekend had joined the ranks of Elvis Presley in 2015.

He is the 12th person to have two tracks back to back on the top of the list on the Billboard Hot 100 Chart.Biggest popstar’s album Starboy had received positive reviews from critics and was debuted at number one on the Billboard 200 charts.

A Canadian native Abel is inspired by the Japenese Culture. He has a long curled black hair and black eyes. Tesfaye is known for his high pitched soulful voice.

The Weeknd is a drug addict who had smoked at the age of 11 following painkillers, Xanax, cocaine, mushrooms, and ketamine. He is active on the social pages like Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook.

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