Height: 5’8” / 173 cm
Weight: 179 lbs / 81 kg
Measurements (chest-waist-biceps): 42-35-14 in / 107-89-36 cm
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Brown
The Weeknd is celebrated as a talented R&B performer. He got initial popularity in 2011, having released a hit “House of Balloons”. After that he created a super successful album “Beauty Behind the Madness”, which brought him Grammy award.
Born Abel Tesfaye grew up in Canada. He was brought up by a single mother and a grandmother and was keen on music since his early years. At first The Weeknd tried his hand in various genres of music, like jazz, hip hop and soul. He was influenced by Michael Jackson’s video “Don’t Stop” and it inspired him to start career of a musician.
The Weeknd created some of his music videos and uploaded them to YouTube. His songs caught an eye of another famous Canadian performer rapper Drake. The rapper tweeted some of The Weekend’s songs and put links to his videos at YouTube. Thus Abel Tesfaye became initially known.
He chose his nickname, when decided to leave his house and moved to Toronto. It happened at weekend. The singer missed the letter “e” not to be mixed with a popular band of the same name.
The Weeknd has average body measurements, but he differs from the others with his unusual hairdo. He used to date a model Bella Hadid, but they broke up in November, 2014. A month later The Weeknd started dating a star Selena Gomez.
Name: Abel Tesfaye
Nickname: The Weeknd
Date of Birth: February 16, 1990
Place of Birth: Scarborough, Ontario, Canada
Place of Residence: Toronto, Canada
Zodiac Sign: Aquarius
Education: Samuel Hearne Middle School and West Hill Collegiate Institute
The Weeknd is currently dating a singer Selena Gomez. They have been together since December, 2016. He previously dated a model Bella Hadid.
Awards and Honors:
1) Grammy Awards in 2014 and 2016
2) MTV Europe Music Awards in 2016
In general he won 75 awards from 184 nominations
Favorite Music: Emika
Favorite TV Show: “Games of Thrones”