Who are Dr Dre's children? Hip hop legend admitted to ICU with suspected brain aneurysm has fathered seven kids

Dr Dre has launched many big names in the music industry like Eminem, Tupac Shakur and Snoop Dogg


                            Who are Dr Dre's children? Hip hop legend admitted to ICU with suspected brain aneurysm has fathered seven kids
Rapper Dr Dre with his wife Nicole Young and family (Getty Images)
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Dr. Dre is hospitalized with a suspected brain aneurysm. The hip hop legend and 'Straight Outta Compton' producer is in the intensive care unit at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, but his condition is unknown. And although you most likely don't know him as a father yourself, seven other people in this world do, as the rapper has seven children.

Born as Andre Young, the N.W.A rapper-turned-solo star and megaproducer co-founded the Beats by Dre empire with Jimmy Iovine and helped launch and run Death Row Records. Dr. Dre has launched many big names in the music industry like Eminem, Tupac Shakur and Snoop Dogg.

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Here is the list of Dr. Dre's seven kids:

Curtis Young aka Hood Surgeon



 

Dr. Dre became a father for the first time, when he was just 16 years old with his high school girlfriend Cassandra Green, who was 15 at the time, according to I Love Old School Music. However, Curtis didn't end up meeting his famous father until he was 20 years old, as he was raised by his mother and step-father. Curtis is now 37 years old, has made a name for himself as a rapper and goes by the name Hood Surgeon. He has apparently opened his own brick-and-mortar cannabis store in Canada.

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La Tanya Danielle Young

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Two years after welcoming Curtis in 1983, Dre impregnated a woman named Lisa Johnson, who was only 15 years old at the time she got pregnant, according to Very Celeb. She gave birth to Dre's first daughter, La Tanya Danielle, who is now 37 years old. According to Theme Fam, La Tanya Danielle also happens to be an aspiring musician, whose stage name is Manaj. In 2013, she created a documentary called Daddy's Shadow Movie which documented trying to become famous in her father's shadow.

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Andre Young Jr.

Dr. Dre welcomed his third child, Andre with Jenita Porter back when he was 25 years old in 1988, and two years later, she ended up having to sue Dre for child support. He complied, but only consented to pay $500 per month to cover child care costs. Unfortunately, according to the Los Angeles Times, Andre passed away at age 20 back in 2008, when he overdosed on narcotics in his mother's house.

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Marcel Young

Marcel Young is the fourth child of the rapper, and was born in 1991. Dre welcomed Marcel with his R&B singer ex-fiancé, Michel'le Toussaint, according to Famous Birthdays. Toussaint and Dr. Dre were together for around nine years, before parting ways in 1996. It's unknown what Marcel does for a job as he seems to stay under the radar.

Truice Young


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Truice was born to Dre and his ex-wife, Nicole Young back in 1997, and while he looks absolutely nothing like his father, he apparently admires him beyond belief. Truice is an aspiring musician, according to I Love Old School Music, so it looks like he'll be carrying on the family legacy.

Truly Young

Truly Young and Dr Dre (Getty Images)

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Truly is Dr. Dre and Nicole's second child, and Dre's second daughter. She is now 19 years old, and according to The Blast, she loves nature, going to concerts with friends, and traveling.

Tyra Young

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Tyra is Dre's third daughter and the youngest child. She is his third daughter with Nicole and is now 18 years old, and she aspires to be an actress. So far, she has appeared in a few episodes in the TV show titled, 'Take Six', and also produced a short film called 'Ropes of Silicon', according to her IMDB page.  

This year, in June, Dr. Dre’s wife of 24 years, Nicole Young, filed for divorce. Young filed documents seeking to end her marriage with Dr. Dre in Los Angeles County Superior Court. The two married in 1996. It was the first marriage for Dr. Dre. Young was previously married to NBA player Sedale Threatt. In April, Young alleged that Dre forced her out of their home "on or about April 2" and "quickly plotted to secretly transfer their assets, to deny Nicole her equal share," according to court papers. She also filed a separate lawsuit claiming that she co-owns the trademark to Dre’s name, along with that of his iconic 1992 record, 'The Chronic'. 

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