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Andre Young Jr.


Facts of Andre Young Jr

Full NameAndre Young Jr
First NameAndre
Middle NameYoung
Last NameJr
ProfessionCelebrity Child
Birth CountryUnited States
Father NameDr. Dre
Father Professionrapper, songwriter, audio engineer, record producer and entrepreneur
Mother NameJenita Porter
Gender IdentityMale
Sexual Orientationstraight
SibilingsMarcel Young, Truice Young, Curtis Young, Truly Young, La Tanya Danielle Young and Tyra Young
Date of BirthAugust 23,1988
Age34 years

Andre Young Jr. is the son of Dr. Dre. Dre's real name Andre Romelle Young serves in numerous roles starring as a rapper, songwriter, audio engineer, record producer and entrepreneur.

Who are Andre's parents?

Andre Young Jr. was born to Dre and Jenita Porter. Jenita Porter wasn't the spouse of Dre, but the former couple was once in a relationship with each other. 

They both fell in love and started their relationship in the year 1987. However, their love only lasted for a year. 

The couple decided to split up their ways in 1988. During the year only, Jenita gave birth to her first son Andre.

A brief overview of Andre's siblings

Andre Young was a single child, but he was surrounded by six other half-siblings. Well, all of his half-sisters and brothers are from his father's side. 

After the separation from his mother, Jenita, Dre had many relationships with other women. 

From each of them, he had kids. His half brothers are named Marcel Young, Truice Young, and Curtis Young, whereas his half-sisters are named Truly Young, La Tanya Danielle Young and Tyra Young

Andre died in his twenties?

It's true that Andre Young is no more. He passed away in 2008. The main reason for his death is the use of excessive d*ugs. 

Elaborating the incident, Young Andre was found dead in his home at Woodland Hills, located in California

It has been stated that around 10:24 am, Jenita found his son cold. After which, the lady rushed to contact paramedics. 

It has been mentioned that Andre was spotted hanging out with his friends just a night before. 

This sad incident shook everybody, including his parents and close friends.

How many times did Andre's dad get married?

Andre Young Jr. father Dr. Dre with former wife Nicole Young.
Andre Young Jr. father Dr. Dre with former wife Nicole Young. Source: Instagram

Andre's dad had married only once despite being in many relationships. In this topic, we will mention each woman his father got involved with. 

Beginning with his first date, it's Cassandra Joy Greene. Then in 1983, he was involved with his then partner Lisa Johnson who was just in her teenage years. 

After five years, he then began his relationship with Andre's mom. Singer Michel'le also came into Dre's love life, who had been with him for almost a decade. 

Lastly, comes Nicole Young, the lady who took the vows with Dre back in 1996. But after 24 years, the couple split up.

Dr. Dre's ex-wife pointed him out as an abusive man?

Andre Young Jr. father Dr. Dre with former wife Nicole Young in an event.
Andre Young Jr. father Dr. Dre with former wife Nicole Young in an event. Source: Instagram

Yes, it's been stated by Lady herself that Dre had abused her both verbally and emotionally. 

Nicole also mentioned that the man had placed the gun towards her head twice in 2000 and 2001. Due to which the lady now suffers from post-traumatic stress syndrome. 

Further, Nicole added that Dre had punched straight to her face; and Kicked at a door while she hid from his rage in 2016

His ex-wife also pointed him out as a liar and clarified that she didn't contact the police bureau ever while in marriage. 

One of Andre's half-sisters accused Dr. Dre of being an absentee father

Andre's half-sister La Tanya Danielle Young shared her words on one of the videos with Daily Mail TV

The lady started the talk by stating that her dad is a family guy. However, she is not fully clear why a pause occurs when it comes to spending quality time with his daughters. 

La Tanya seriously felt like Dr. Dre had given up on her. But she still doesn't know the reason behind it. 

La Tanya shared how she cannot get through her stepmother while calling her dad and gets told that she was nothing. 

Well, it's been claimed that Dr. Dre's estranged spouse Nicole is partially to blame. She pointed out that she will never forget how she felt her entire life. 

Later, pointed out that Nicole won. La Tanya is sure that her dad being taken away from her. 

Sneak Peek on earlier life of Late. Andre Young Jr.

It's been stated that Andre was interested in music and rap. However, it's claimed that he was also engaged in the music field previously. 

No other information regarding his career and struggles are flashed out. Also, he hadn't got any achievements till the date he lived. 

Nevertheless, he came into the spotlight because of his dad Dr. Dre. Other than that, Late. Andre enjoyed partying with his buddies, including other activities like hiking, swimming, traveling, and many more. 

Coming to his preference in colors, his favorites were black and blue. Having to pick his favorite celebrities from the film industry, they were Keke Palmer and Will Smith

When it comes to food, he mostly preferred eating Italian Cuisine. Even though he was the kid of a popular dad, he was never seen attending the award functions or events. 

Also, he was a secretive person and tended to keep his information away from the spotlight. Only after his demise, the audience were curious about him and wanted to know more inside the scoop of his life.

Net worth

Since Andre is no more with us, his financial disclosure is not there yet. We can rely on his father, who is categorized as the fourth richest rapper in the world. 

Therefore, Dr. Dre total estimated net worth is given as $820 million as of 2021.

Net worth $820 million
Income sourceRapper, songwriter, audio engineer, record producer and entrepreneur.


  1. Andre Young Jr. was 20 years old when he took his last breath.

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