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Facts of Marcel Young

Full NameMarcel Young
First NameMarcel
Last NameYoung
Professioncelebrity child
NationalityAmerican
Birth CityLos Angeles, California
Birth CountryUnited States
Father NameDr. Dre
Father Professionrapper and producer
Mother NameMichel'le Denise Toussant
Mother Professionsinger
Gender IdentityMale
Sexual OrientationStraight
HoroscopeAquarius
SibilingsCurtis Young, La Tanya Danielle, Andre Young Jr., Truice Young, Truly Young, Tyra Young, Bailei Knight
Date of BirthFebruary 6,1991
Age30 years

Marcel Young is famous as a son of an American rapper and producer who is also known as a Godfather of the American hip-hop industry. 

He is the son of Andre Romelle Young, known professionally as Dr. Dre.

Marcel Young with his father Dr. Dre.
Marcel Young with his father Dr. Dre. Source: Instagram

His parents were engaged but never married

His parents Michel'le Denise Toussant, R&B singer, and Dr. Dre, first met at World Class Wreckin Cru

They had a lead singer Mona Lisa, but she could not make it, due to which Michel'le was called to fill her space in the vocal part for the song "Turn Off the Lights."

Dre eventually started calling her on her phone, and after certain weeks of conversation, he finally asked her out, and the couple started dating. 

At the time of dating, Dre was already a father of five children, which he had from his previous relationship. 

They later got engaged but could not make it to the marriage.

Marcel Young parents Michel'le and Dr. Dre.
Marcel Young parents Michel'le and Dr. Dre. Source: Pinterest

The reason behind their split

After few years of dating, the couple gave birth to their son Marcel

According to Michel'le, their relationship became more strained after the birth of their child as she could not follow him anymore, which became more disrespectful when she found that there was someone else in her absence. 

He became physically abusive. She was being punched in the face, leading to five black eyes, being dragged on the floor, and even shot. 

She luckily survived as he missed the shot with a few inches. Despite his abusive behavior, she tried to remain with him even after several breakups and patch-ups. 

Slowly it became intolerable for her to handle his infidelities and regular beatings. 

They split in 1996 after she found that he was engaged to another woman.

Too many half-siblings from his father's relationships with different women

Marcel is the only son born to his parents Michel'le and Dr. Dre. But he is not the only son of his father. 

Dre is the father of seven children born from his previous relationships. He has six-half siblings. 

The eldest one is rapper Curtis Young who is ten years older than him, born to his father with his first girlfriend, Cassandra Joy Greene

His elder half-sister is La Tanya Danielle from his father's relationship with Clara Moroni

His other half-brother Andre Young Jr. who sadly passed away in 2008 after a d*ug overdose was born to his father with his girlfriend, Jenita Porter

His two half-siblings, brother Truice Young and sister Truly Young, were born to his father with his ex-wife Nicole Young.

His youngest half-sister is Tyra Young, whose mother's name is not revealed. 

He also has another half-sister Bailei Knight born to his mother with her ex-husband Suge Knight.

Marcel Young with his younger sister Bailie and mom Michel'le.
Marcel Young with his younger sister Bailie and mom Michel'le. Source: Instagram

Relationship with his father

His parents parted ways when he was just five years old. She took Dr. Dre to court for child support. 

According to Michel'le, Dre came into Marcel's life after the death of her mother and grandmother. 

She says that Marcel shares a great relationship with his father.

Marcel Young as a kid with his father Dr. Dre.
Marcel Young as a kid with his father Dr. Dre. Source: Instagram

His mother's second marriage and divorce

His mother began self-medicating with prescription pills and alcohol. 

At the time, co-founder of Death Row Records, Suge Knight, helped her to get clean. 

She ended up marrying Suge Knight in 1999 while he was in prison. They delivered daughter Bailei in 2002

When she filed for divorce after six years of togetherness, she came to know that Suge was still married to his ex-wife Sharitha.

He has featured in the movie

Marcel was out of the spotlight until he was featured in the American biographical drama film Straight Outta Compton

The film is a biopic of his mother. His father quite often threatened to sue Sony Pictures before the film's release as it depicted his abusive behaviors towards his mother.

Relationship status

Since Marcel has kept his life low-profiled, his relationship status is not known. 

Net Worth

His net worth is not revealed. As of now, we have the net worth of his father, who has amassed massive net income from his successful music career. 

His fortune as of 2021 is estimated to be:

Net Worth Source
$780 million Actor, Rapper, Record Producer, Music Executive, Entrepreneur, Film Producer

Age

  1. Marcel was born on the 6th of February, 1991, in Los Angeles, California. He is currently 30 years old.

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