Abel Makkonen Tesfaye, professionally known as The Weeknd is a Canadian singer and record producer born on 16th February 1990. In 2010, he anonymously started uploading several songs including Loft Music and What You Need to You Tube under the name The Weeknd. His singles drew attention of public and were subsequently received coverage from The New York Times. A year later, Tesfaye released the nine-track mixtape House of Ballons through his website which earned critical acclaim and success. His debut album Trilogy released in 2012 which gained commercial success and peaked at number 5 on the Canadian Albums Chart. In coming years, The Weeknd released albums like Kiss Land and Beauty Behind the Madness. The albums spawned numerous hit singles including Kiss Land, Love in the Sky, Often and The Hills. Tesfaye won several accolades and nominations throughout her career such as American Music Award, Grammy Award and BET Award. In his personal life, The weeknd is currently dating Bella Hadid.
The Weeknd Personal Details:
- Complete Name: Abęl Makkonen Tesfaye
- Nicknames: The Weeknd
- Date of Birth: 16 February 1990
- Birthplace: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
- Occupation: Singer, Record Producer
- Zodiac Sign: Aquarius
- Eye Color: Brown
- Hair Color: Black
The Weeknd Body Measurements Height Weight Shoe Size
The Weeknd Family Details:
- Father: Makkonen
- Mother: Samra
- Siblings: None
- Spouse: Unmarried
- Children: None
The Weeknd Career Highlights:
- Debut Album: Trilogy (2012)
- Second Album: Kiss Land (2013)
- Third Album: Beauty Behind the Madness (2015)
The Weeknd Body Measurements:
Check the complete list of singer The Weeknd body measurement including his height, weight, chest, waist, biceps and shoe size.
- Height: 5′ 8″ (172.5 cm)
- Weight: 87 kg (192 pounds)
- Shoe Size: 9 (US)
- Chest Size: 42 inches
- Waist Size: 34 inches
- Arms / Biceps Size: 14 inches
The Weeknd Interesting Facts:
- Tesfaye can fluently speak Amharic.
- Before success, The Weeknd released his mixtape for free on his website.
- He adopted his stage name “The Weeknd” at the age of 17 after dropping out of high school.