The Weeknd Age is 33 years old. He was born on February 16, 1990, Abel Makkonen Tesfaye is his given name, originating from Toronto, Ontario, Canada. His Ethiopian heritage is a defining aspect of his identity. Starting his musical journey in 2009, The Weeknd initiated his career by discreetly sharing music on YouTube. The inaugural mixtape, "House of Balloons," emerged in 2011 as a pivotal moment, propelling him into the spotlight due to its critical acclaim and commercial triumph.