The Weeknd fun facts, information, childhood facts, biography and more:

What is The Weeknd's full name?

Abel Makkonen Tesfaye

The Weeknd nickname(s):

The Weeknd

The Weeknd date of birth:

February 16, 1990

How old is The Weeknd?

28

Where was The Weeknd born?

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

How tall is The Weeknd?

5' 7" (170 cm)

How much does The Weeknd weigh?

192 lbs (87.1 kg)

What color are The Weeknd's eyes?

Brown - Dark

What color is The Weeknd's hair?

Black

The Weeknd distinctive features:

Hair style

Is The Weeknd gay or straight?

Straight

What is The Weeknd's ethnicity?

Multiracial

Where is The Weeknd from?

Canadian

Where did The Weeknd go to school?

West Hill Collegiate Institute, Toronto, Canada (dropped out)

What is The Weeknd's occupation?

Singer

The Weeknd claim to fame:

Beauty Behind the Madness (2015)

What genre is The Weeknd's work?

R&b;, R&b;, Soul, Pbr&b;, R&b;, Pop, R&B, alternative R&B, pop

What instruments does The Weeknd play?

Keyboards, Vocals, Keyboards

The Weeknd agent:

Total Management (London), XO Management

The Weeknd commercials and brand endorsements:

Apple Music commercial

The Weeknd favorite band(s)?

Emika

The Weeknd favorite TV show(s)?

Game of Thrones

Short Biography

Abel Makkonen Tesfaye (born 16 February 1990), known professionally as The Weeknd (pronounced "the weekend"), is a Canadian singer, songwriter, and record producer.