Drake started from the bottom, but now he's here: a $100 million mansion, the latest addition to his real estate portfolio. The 35-year-old rapper began work on his luxurious home back when he was 27. Now, he's been enjoying the fruits of his labor - and the work of his talented architect and interior designer, Ferris Rafauli. Here's a look inside Drake's breathtaking home.
The property sits on two acres of land in Drake's hometown of Toronto and measures a whopping 50,000 square feet. Inside are endless amenities - including an NBA-sized basketball court, an indoor pool, a marble bathtub, a grand piano, and an awards room. Designer Rafauli called the interior, which is filled with expensive limestone, unique woods, and marble, "modern Art Deco." "It's overwhelming high luxury," Drake added. "That message is delivered through the size of the rooms and the materials and details of the floors and the ceilings. I wanted to make sure people can see the work I've put in over the years reflected from every vantage point."
"I think the house shows that I have true faith in myself to take on this task when I was just 27 and see it through," he reflected. "I also think the house says that I will forever remain solid in the place I was born." And for the iconic artist, this home is more than a representation of his wealth and success: it's part of Drake's legacy. "Because I was building it in my hometown, I wanted the structure to stand firm for 100 years. I wanted it to have a monumental scale and feel," he said. "It will be one of the things I leave behind, so it had to be timeless and strong."
As for his favorite place in the mansion? Despite having endless rooms and amenities to choose from, the answer is easy for Drake. "The bedroom is where I come to decompress from the world at the end of the night and where I open my eyes to seize the day," he shared. "The bed lets you float, the shower lets you escape and gather your thoughts, and the closet makes you want to talk to yourself while you're getting dressed."