Who is Nicole Young? Her Biography and Net Worth


Nicole Young is an American celebrity wife best known as the former spouse of Hip-hop’s renowned producer and rapper Dr Dre.

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Nicole Young Biography

Nicole Young was born Nicole Kendra Plotzker to her parents on the 14th of June, 1970 in the United States of America. Nicole Young is of the Gemini zodiac sign and is 52 years old as of 2022. Talking about her educational background, Nicole completed her primary and secondary school studies at a private school in California.


Nicole Young attended Renton Washington. She went on to graduate with a Juris Doctor degree from a reputable University. Her mother is Lynda Deanna whose birth name is Lynda Weeks while her father is ‘Kenneth Plotzker’.

Nicole Young is not the only child of her parents as she was brought up alongside two brothers including Daniel P Thygesen who lives in Washington and Derek Akers.


Nicole Young rose into the spotlight following her marriage to renowned American producer Dr Dre. She married her ex-husband Dr Dre on May 25, 1996 Dr Dre tied the knot on May 25, 1996, in a private Christian ceremony attended by close friends and family members.

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Together the couple is blessed with two beautiful kids, two sons named Tyler Young and Truice as well as a daughter Truly Young. Their first child, a son named Truth Young was born in 1996 and four years later they welcomed their daughter.

Nicole Young was a stepmother to Dr Dre’s five children from his previous relationships, La Tanya Danielle Young, Marcel Young, Curtis Young, Tyra Young, and the late Andre Young Jr., who passed away from a drug overdose in 2008.

However, Nicole Young was previously married to Sedale Threatt, a retired American basketball player in 1992. Sedale played for the West Virginia Institute of Technology from 1979 to 1983 and was a point guard for the Philadelphia 76ers from 1983 to 2002.

The two separated after Nicole Young started seeing rapper Andre Romelle Young aka Dr Dre. Nicole and Dr Dre have been married for nearly 24 years and on June 29, 2020, Nicole filed for divorce in Los Angeles County Superior Court.

Nicole Young cited irreconcilable differences as the main cause of their separation and even won her spousal support battle against Dr Dre, in December 2021. The judge ordered the rapper to pay $293,306 per month.

Nicole Young Net Worth

Nicole Young has an overall net worth of approximately $13 million which she has earned from her successful career as a lawyer and also from the spousal support she receives following her divorce from rapper Dr Dre.

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