When was The Weeknd born? The Weeknd was born on February 16.
Abel Makkonen Tesfaye was born to Ethiopian parents in Toronto, Canada in 1990. He has worked with Drake, Kanye West, Daft Punk, Nav, and Belly to name a few of the rappers he's made music with. He got his start with House of Balloons and has gone on to become an international sensation.
The Weeknd is known for singing but he started out as a rapper. His dark r&b came later and has led to rap collaborations and features with Travis Scott and French Montana. He's won multiple Grammys and is known for creating “eras” with his music.