The Weeknd

The Weeknd

Canadian singer-songwriter (born 1990)
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The Weeknd
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The Weeknd Singer - Born February 16, 1990 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Birth Name Abel Makkonen Tesfaye

Height 5' 7¾" (1.72 m)

Mini Bio (1) Abel Makkonen Tesfaye, professionally known as 'The Weeknd' is a Canadian singer born in Toronto. Best known for his performances in his latest album 'Starboy' (2016), and numerous other productions including 'Kissland' (2013), Beauty Behind the Madness (2015) which included the mega-hit; 'The Hills', and House of Balloons, Thursday and Echoes of Silence.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: ChrisIssa21

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His hair

High pitched soulful voice

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Ex-boyfriend of Bella Hadid.

Speaks fluent Amharic.

Spells his stage name as The Weeknd, because The Weekend was already taken.

First artist to hold the Top 3 positions on the Billboard Hot R&B chart.

Is inspired by Japanese culture.

Came up with the song "In the Night" in Marilyn Monroe's old bedroom.

Says frequent collaborator Lana Del Rey is the subject of all his songs.

Personal Quotes (1) Why can't I paint a vivid picture in my lyrics? Art is art. If you can create something that can make people feel, then you are an artist.

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The Weeknd was born on Friday, 16 February 1990 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. His full name at birth was Abel Makkonen Tesfaye. He is best known as a singer. Weeknd's country of citizenship (nationality) is Canadian. The attended high school at Samuel Hearne Middle School. His religion is listed as Atheist. He is 5' 8" (173 cm) tall and weighs 166 lbs (75 kg) with an average build. He has dark brown eyes and black hair (color). The Weeknd is 34 years old and his zodiac star sign is Aquarius.

You can find people similar to The Weeknd by visiting our lists 21st-century Canadian singer-songwriters and 21st-century Canadian songwriters.

Full name at birth
Abel Makkonen Tesfaye
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Claim to fame
His songs like “Wicked Games,” “Love Me Harder,” “Earned It,” “Can’t Feel My Face,” “The Hills” and others
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Date of birth
16 February 1990
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Place of birth
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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Singer, Songwriter, Record Producer, Rapper, Actor
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PERSONAL DETAILS

Height
5' 8" (173 cm)
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Weight
166 lbs (75 kg)
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Distinctive feature
  • His hairstyle
  • Falsetto and eccentric music style
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ADDITIONAL DETAILS

Residence
  • Hidden Hills, California, USA
  • Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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High school
  • Samuel Hearne Middle School
  • West Hill Collegiate Institute
  • Birchmount Park Collegiate Institute (dropped out)
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Talent agency
  • Total Management (London)
  • XO Management
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