Drake’s Parents, Sandi and Dennis Graham – Their Story
Canadian rapper and businessman Drake’s mother, teacher Sandi Graham, was born on January 28, 1960, and is of Jewish-Canadian descent. Pro musician, Dennis Graham was born on September 20 and is of Black ethnicity.
The two met in a bar and soon fell in love. However, they weren’t happy in their marriage and started divorce proceedings when Drake was 5. As a result of his father leaving Toronto and heading back to Memphis, and his subsequent drug-related incarceration, Sandi raised Drake as a single parent. Drake often dedicates lyrics and social media posts to his mother, showing how close the two still are.
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Dennis Graham, since his release from prison, has been linked with numerous women – often several at the same time, despite claiming to be single. In 2019, he hit the headlines with claims that his son falsely accused him of being an absent father because “it sells records”.
In 2017, Sandi Graham and Dennis Graham became grandparents when Drake’s girlfriend, Sophie Brussaux, gave birth to son Adonis Graham.
Check out Drake’s single, You & The Six that he wrote for his Mom:
What’s the deal with Drake’s parents’ nationalities?
Well, Sandi Graham hails from the Great White North, aka Canada, while Dennis Graham is proudly African American.
How old are Drake’s folks?
Sandi Graham is currently 63 years young and is an Aquarius. As for Dennis Graham, he’s always been a bit coy about his age, but we’re guessing he’s a Virgoan.
How tall and heavy are Drake’s parents?
Sandi Graham’s height and weight are a mystery, but we do know that Dennis Graham stands at 5 feet 9 inches and weighs in at 154 pounds.
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Are Drake’s parents still married?
No, Sandi and Dennis Graham were divorced in 1991, when their son Drake was only five years old. The two met in a Club Bluenote, a bar where Dennis was working at the time, he asked Sandi for a cigarette and that’s when they fell in love. However, they separated as neither were happy in the marriage. After the divorce, Drake stayed with his mother in Toronto and his father was imprisoned for drug-related charges in Memphis.
Dennis Graham’s first wife was his former girlfriend, Virginia who was a waitress at the Holiday Inn where he used to play the piano.
How much is Drake’s parents’ net worth?
Sandi Graham’s net worth hasn’t been disclosed to the public because she is a very private person. Dennis Graham, on the other hand, has an estimated net worth $150 million.
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Does Drake have any siblings?
While Sandi Graham and Dennis Graham only have one child together, Drake, Dennis has revealed that he has two other children – one with his high school sweetheart and a daughter named Raemiah Julianna with his first wife, Virginia.
What do Drake’s parents do for a living?
Sandi Graham is a former teacher turned florist, while Dennis Graham used to be a drummer and musician.
Where are Drake’s parents from?
Sandi Graham was born and raised in Canada, while Dennis Graham hails from Memphis, Tennessee.
How old was Drake when his parents split?
Drake was just a wee lad of five years old when his parents, Sandi Graham and Dennis Graham, called it quits back in 1991.