Samra Tesfaye is recognized as the mother of the artist, songwriter, and producer, Abel Makkonen Tesfaye, also known by his stage name as The Weeknd. She fled with Makkonen from Ethiopia in the late 1980s during the red terror and hunger crisis. They settled in Toronto, Ontario, where Abel was born.
Early Life and Bio: Samra Tesfaye
Her exact birthday is not available on her wiki sites. She is Canadian by nationality. Samra’s is an Ethiopian immigrant to Canada. She immigrated to Canada in the late 1980s with her then-boyfriend Makkonen. Other than this there is no information regarding her early life.
Marriage and Divorce: Samra Tesfaye
She is a single woman and never married to date. But she had a love relationship with a guy named Makkonen Tesfaye. The detail about him is unknown. They have one child together. The couple separated when their son was too young. The reason behind their breakup is still unknown. After separation, she raised her son with the help of her mother. Her then-boyfriend had no contribution to the upbringing of their child.
Physical Appearance: Samra Tesfaye
There is no information regarding her physical appearance details. She has not disclosed the facts about her height, weight, and other body measurements. We will share all the info whenever we get it.
Relationships: Samra Tesfaye
Samra had a love relationship with Makkon, details about him are unavailable but she had Abel with him. They separated shortly after immigrating to Canada from Ethiopia.
The reason behind their separation isn’t available. After breaking up, she raised her son without a father with the help of her mother. Samra hasn’t been in any other relationship after Makkon. Makkon is said to have been found with a new family and has been living happily with them.
Relationship with her son
Samra and Abel are very close to each other. She loves him a lot and is very supportive. They spend a lot of time together and celebrate every occasion such as Christmas, Thanksgiving, and birthdays. Abel describes his mother with respect as a great mother who’s very protective and cultured in his interview with The Guardian. According to his interview with Rolling Stones, The Weeknd said, ‘Everything good, I get from my mother.
As being the mother of The Weeknd who’s so famous and successful. She has a substantial net worth. She has worked from every type of job from nursing to catering services for a living. Because of the sales of his records, concerts, tours, and sponsorships, her son makes a lot of money. This has earned him a net worth of a whopping $10 Million.
Samra Tesfaye is not active on social media. Despite being mother of such a famous personality, she likes to stay away from media attention as much as possible. She is not active on social media platforms like Instagram, Facebook and Twitter.
Son: The Weeknd
Abel Makkon Tesfaye is the only child of Samra Tesfaye. He was born on 16 February 1990 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Abel was raised by his mother and grandmother in his maternal grandparent’s house in Scarbough. He finally got his recognition after releasing ‘House of balloons.’
The artist has also released insanely popular songs such as Blinding lights which has over 2 Billion streams on Spotify which is his most streamed song on that platform. Other of his famous songs which he is known for is, The Hills and Starboy, each summed up with 1 billion streams.