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Overview (2)

Birth NameAbel Makkonen Tesfaye
Height 5' 6½" (1.69 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

Trade Mark (2)

His hair
High pitched soulful voice

Trivia (7)

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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