Sandi Graham is a retired Canadian teacher well recognized as the mother of Drake, a famous Canadian pop artist. Since her divorce from her husband Dennis Graham, she raised her son as a single mom. This mother and son share a fantastic bond, and Drake loves to share his mother’s picture on his social media handle. Sandi had a hard time educating her son as a single mom, but she was strong all the way and her hard work has finally paid off.
Sandi is a retired teacher but she also had a shift into different professions. Drake’s mom has been through all of her struggles and the musician’s humble nature is one of her well-being and sacrifice. She has been extensively featured in various Drake music tracks and albums.
Sandi Graham’s Mother Died On Thanksgiving Day
Sandi Graham was born as Sandi Sher on 28 Jan 1960. She was raised and nourished in the Jewish- Canadian family (Ashkenazi Jewish background). Her father’s name was Reuben Sher and her mother’s name was Evelyn Sher. She also had a small brother who died in the early 60s.
Sandi’s mother Evelyn Sher was really close to Drake. Sadly she died on thanksgiving day in 2012. Drake has mentioned his grandmother in his multiple tracks and showed his respect towards her. The songs such as his 2011 ‘Look What I’ve Done’ includes her voicemails.
He has opened a sports and entertainment club called’Sherclub’ in the home city of Toronto, Canada. Her father Ruben is also the greatest sports fa according to drake.
Her Divorce with Dennis Graham
Sandi Graham was previously married to former drummer Dennis Graham. The pair first met in a bar Bluenote in Toronto. Their love blossomed when Dennis asked for a cigarette which might sound funny. This young and enthusiastic couple got married in 1985. Drake’s father is Catholic while his mother is Jewish.
In the following year, they welcomed Aubrey Drake Graham, now recognized as Drake, on October 24, 1986. The couple would struggle for five long years but in 1991, they ended up getting a divorce. Sandi won the custody of his son Drake.
In an interview, Drake mentioned that his father’s early career stage was the primary reason for the divorce. Later on, his dad went on to face several charges related to drugs which lead to his incarceration.
Sandi continued to struggle as a single mother taking two jobs as a teacher and a florist providing for both of them. Sandi raised Drake in the Jewish faith. Drake had a Bar Mitzvah on his 13th birthday.
Sandi also faced physical pain during his childhood. Facing joint pain and osteoporosis made her isolated in his bedroom for most of his childhood.
Her bad health also led to the habit of smoking. But despite all these hard situations, she stayed strong and raised her son. Drake’s mom and dad’s rocky relationship had affected both of them but still, they both were strong and appeared together in the 2021 Billboard Music Award. Drake has mentioned his mother in his many tracks.
Featured in Drake’s Tracks
Sandi has been always supportive of her son’s career from an early stage. He has wholeheartedly shown his love toward his mother. Drake has shared many pictures of his mother on his social media handle.
In his various tracks, Drake has expressed in his lyrics the amazing bond he shares with his mom. The song where he gets personal include Successful, Must Hate Money, Look What You’ve Done, and From Time which is one of the few to mention. Taking a reference to this pop artist one of his best-written lyrics for his mom is ‘ You & The 6’. In this, he mentions his relationship with his mother which is at some point charismatic. But most of the time it gets quite bizarre due to his star status.
Sandi Graham Tried To Running Away
Drake has mentioned his mom Sandi in his track ‘Succesful’. His lyrics read like this;
And my mother tried to run away. But I left something in the car, so I caught her in the driveaway.
He has mentioned that during a hard time. Drake’s mother had broken down and tried to run away leaving every pain behind. But he caught her with bags outside. She could not control herself and started crying. He comforted her and told her everything would be alright making Sandi change her mind.
Sandi Graham underwent a Hip Surgery
Sandi Graham had been suffering from joint pain and which caused a problem for a long time. Drake has mentioned that his mother had surgery on her spine separating her head from her spine.
Fortunately, her doctor was able to fix it making her much younger and healthier moving better than ever. Later son and mother went on a trip to Rome for a vacation which she took after 22 years.
Drake’s Letter to His Mom
Drake shared a funny letter that he had written to his mom back in 2006. His letter mentions an apology to his mom for going a bit crazy on eBay, apparently with her credit card. Drake’s letter states,
Dear Mom, I have canceled the WireImage subscription due to my eBay charges coming to more than I had planned for. Please know that you will [be] reimbursed fully through several methods and or means of payment. Thanks for temporarily funding my music and wardrobe.
He shared this beautiful and funny unearthed gem on his Instagram handle. With a beautiful caption saying eBay was an addiction back in the day.
Drake’s Feud With His Father
Despite both father and son having been spotted hanging out together. Dennis has talked that he regularly talks with the pop artist and he had asked why he keeps using his name in his album. Drake has replied that it helps to sell his albums.
Despite the fact, that Dennis had been sharing the pictures of his son on his social media handle. He is also verified on his Instagram handle.
But despite the fact of the stardom the artist has been down to earth and explained that having family come with this kind of feud is quite devastating. He explained about a hard time and struggle that his father has been absent for most of his childhood days.
On the Nothing Was The Same track from Time the raps; I’ve been dealing with my dad, speaking a lack of patience/ Just me and my old man getting back to basics/ We’ve been talking about the future and time that we wasted.’
Drake also shared more of his father’s story on Look What You’ve Done with; And my father living in Memphis now, he can’t come this way over some minor changes and child support/ That just wasn’t paid, damn, boo-hoo, sad story- black American dad story.’
Even with this revelation, he promised his son to be a great father, unlike his father. He explains all the sorrows his father has put him through. And having felt unhappy for his father using his name for fame.
Sandi Graham Helped Drake Find a Partner
Drake’s mother Sandi Graham ends up alone most of her alone. She is quite insecure about her son and wants him to marry someone and not end up alone in his old age. Graham always wants the best for her son and has always been with all of his issues.
Graham also went n to hook up Drake with his trainer. Sandi once said, “Who the fuck wants to be alone at 70 ?” Sandi went on to say that he needs to be settled cause the youth is not gonna last forever.
She Wants Drake To Marry Serena Williams
In early 2014, there was a sizzling rumor about the love blossoming between pop artists Rihana and Drake. However, a reporter for Hollywood Life has mentioned that Sandi hinted that Serena Williams might be the one for her loving son.
The reporter said,
Drake and his mother are tight and like the excellent mensch, he is. He listens to her. Sandi doesn’t think anyone’s good for Drake, but if she had to choose one woman he’s been with it would be Serena.
The reporter further added Sandi idolizes her athleticism and thinks she is a sweet girl. She is quite different than other girls Drake had been in past.
But this is not possible since Serena is married to Alexis Obanion and Drake is dating model Johanna Leia.
Drake’s Girlfriend Sophie Brussaux
The Canadian pop artist shared pictures of his son Adonis Graham for the first time and his fan went crazy over the blue-eyed cute little boy. Drake shares his son with his former partner Sophie Brussaux, 32.
Drake and Brussaux first met at a Japanese restaurant in Amsterdam on January 24, 2017. At the time, the musician was rumored to be dating Jennifer Lopez.
Later in May 2017, TMZ reported that it obtained text messages between Brussaux and Drake. TMZ added at the time that Brussaux was pregnant with Drake’s baby and the rapper wanted her to have an abortion, claiming that the baby was not Drake’s. He later asked for a paternity test.
Everyone was in shock at the paternity of the curly blonde blue-eyed Adonis to be Drake’s. But after a paternity test, it was revealed that Adonis is Drake’s little munchkin.
Fans Compare Drake’s Mom with his Son
Drake and Brussaux have brown hair, showing where their son gets his blonde, curly Jew from His paternal grandma Sandi. Drake keeps on sharing his mother’s and his childhood photo.
Clearing the fan’s comparison between Drake’s mom and his son. The grandma and grandchild share an amazing bond and she is quite pleased to spend some time with her grandchild.
Sandi Graham On Drake Vs Pusha T Controversy
Sandi stated that Drake is too old for Pusha T’s rap reef. Although Pusa-t had declared his beef with Drake over but the world had not seemed to get over the feud.
Sandi had stated that the beetle is immature and they are too grown up to be caught in a beef. When asked if she was proud that Drake did not reply to Pusa-t’s decisive’ The story of Adidon’ diss record, Sandi states that she believed Drake always makes the best decision in the end.
Her Argument With Drake Regarding His Spending Habit and Her Smoking Habit
During her struggling days, Sandi Graham was addicted to smoking. Her constant pain and battleship led to this dangerous habit. But Drake had always been her support system and helped his mom fight her battle.
Drake has also mentioned in his letter to his mom about his spending habit. Whenever they meet Sandi always makes sure to guide and improve his habit and respect all the money and fame he got. When the time came Drake released his second studio album, where we got to see a glimpse of the mother/son relationship. In the album’ Look What you’ve Done’ The Take Care shows the fundamental of their relationships where money is still a topic of discussion but in recent times is about spending on extravagant things.
Sandi’s terrible habit of smoking and drake’s habit of being extravagant might have caused a sweet and caring argument between son and mother.
Sandi Graham’s Net Worth
Drake in his 12 years of music and acting career has gained a lot of fame and a whopping sum of net worth. Sandi Graham has a net worth of one million dollars. Meanwhile, her son has a whooping sum of 1$50 million, as of 2022.
The Canadian Pop artist has utilized his whooping sum of net worth in his latest car collection. From Lamborgini Gallardo to Mercedes Maybach Pullman he got the most exotic car collection.
Veyron sang Noir Edition costs back 2.2 million dollars back in 2010. How can we not mention that he is among the 499 people who own the Ferrari- La Ferrari which goes up to the speed of 350 mph. Mercedes Benz S Class Coupe is the black and sexiest car Drake has in his collection.
Lamborghini Aventador Roadster is the coolest supercar he has. Mercedes Maybach G650 is not just a car it’s super rare, luxury, and stylish. Rolls Royce Phantom Mansory is one of the customized editions by Tony Bet that cost around 1 million dollars.
Drake has bought a quite wonderful real estate collection which is worth a watch. He has a Beverly Hills Villa in California which is also a Hidden villa that has an estimated amount of 50 million dollars. His recent multi-dollar mansion has also earned a name as embassy which is located in Toronto.
Many A-lister celebrities like DjKhaled have praised the property on his Twitter handle. He had spent his covid lockdown in this mansion with his loved ones.
Sandi Graham Quick Facts
|Full Name||Sandis Grahaman Bookman|
|Birth Date||28 Jan 1960|
|Age||62 years old|
|Ethnicity||Jewish – Canadian|
|Height||5 Feet 1 Inch|
|Spouse||Dennis Graham (ex)|
|Net Worth||$1 Million|