|Net Worth||$25 million|
|Date of Birth||19 June 1983|
Macklemore Net Worth, How did the American rap artist and musician acquire his wealth? Read on to find out more about Macklemore Net Worth and his career.
Macklemore Early Life
He is an American rap artist and musician. Macklemore’s parents are Bill Haggerty and Julie Schott. He was raised with his brother Tim in Capitol Hill, Seattle, Washington.
Macklemore has Irish heritage. He was six years old when hip hop first came into his life by way of Digital Underground. According to an interview, he listened to ‘parental advisory’ music from the radio when he was an underage youth.
Benjamin Hammond Haggerty was born on 19th of June, 1983 in Seattle, Washington. He is also known by his stage name ‘Macklemore’. He became interested in hip-hop when he was in elementary school.
He began writing his own raps when he was in middle school, and released his first EP when he was seventeen years old. After five years, he self-released his first full-length album, and then released a mixtape in 2009.
Along the way, Macklemore met a fellow Seattle artist named Ryan Lewis who was first hired to shoot promo photos for Macklemore but pretty soon the duo were collaborating musically.
However, after years of pounding the pavement trying to get a major record deal, they went ahead and independently released their first full-length studio album, ‘The Heist’ in October 2012. The album has been massively successful, and debuted at #1 on the iTunes charts and at #2 on the Billboard charts.
Macklemore and Lewis are unsigned, and have been featured in multiple music magazines and on television. The Heist has gone one to be an international smash hit and was even nominated for a Grammy for album of the year. Their song ‘Same Love’ was also nominated for Song of the Year.
Macklemore and Ryan Lewis released the album This Unruly Mess I’ve Made in 2016 and it reached #1 on US R&B charts and #4 on the Billboard 200 chart. He released the solo album Gemini in 2017 which reached #2 on the Billboard 200 chart and #1 in Canada.
He alongside Ryan Lewis has had massively successful hit singles including “Can’t Hold Us” (featuring Ray Dalton), ‘Same Love’ (featuring Mary Lambert), ‘Thrift Shop’ (featuring Wanz) and ‘Downtown’ (featuring Melle Mel, Eric Nally, Kool Moe Dee and Grandmaster Caz). By himself, Macklemore’s most successful single is ‘Glorious’ (featuring Skylar Grey).
Macklemore Net Worth
As of today, Macklemore Net Worth is $25 Million. Macklemore Net Worth is earned from his career as a rap artist and musician.
Benjamin Hammond Haggerty is an American rap artist and musician. He srarted writing his own raps when he was in middle school, and released his first EP when he was seventeen years old.
As of 2020, Macklemore’s net worth is $25 Million.