Born with real name “Benjamin Hammond Haggerty”, Macklemore is a renowned American singer, rapper and songwriter. The rapper is best known for his contribution in releasing “Thrift Shop” which was No.1 hit in 2013 on the U.S. Billboard chart. The artist is recognized globally for earning prestigious awards and titles including Best New Artist, Best Rap Album, Best Rap Performance and also the Best Rap Song for his album titled “The Heist” that was released in 2012. According to Macklemore bio, he was born on June 19, 1983, in Seattle, Washington, the United States of America and that makes his present age be 35 as of 2018. His creations are mainly hip-hop and comedy based which has been able to accumulate millions of diehard fans and well-wishers of Macklemore.
Let’s explore all about his wiki including Macklemore net worth, early life, family background (nationality, ethnicity), education, personal life (wife, children, affairs, married life), career & professional life, social networking sites (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Wikipedia), contact (official website, email address) and much more.
Rapper Macklemore was born to Irish heritage family background and was raised up in Seattle, Washington with his brother named Tim. From his childhood age, Macklemore was keen in hip-hop and used to practice it since he was six years old. Apart from singing, he developed the interest in writing song lyrics during his teenage days.
Moving to education, Macklemore studied at Garfield High School and later moved to Nathan Hale High School. During his school days, the rapper was given a stage name i.e. “Professor Macklemore.” To accomplish his higher education the rapper attended The Evergreen State College to achieve his bachelor degree in 2009.
Career and Professional Life
Macklemore initiates his music career since 2000 during which he released a mixtape titled Open Your Eyes. At that time his stage name was Professor Macklemore and later he removed “Professor” from that stage name. The first mixtape was released on October 21, 2000, and later on January 1, 2005, he released his first official full-length album titled “The Language of My World.”
Later Macklemore met Ryan Lewis who turned to be his partner since 2006. The partners released other two albums together as “Macklemore & Ryan Lewis.” But the rapper finds his interest more in releasing his solo performances. He had also contributed to the Seattle major arts and music festival Bumbershoot. Till date, the rapper has released three EPs and four albums independently which have turned a big hit on the market. Among all of his albums and creations, Macklemore debut album “The Heist” gained the maximum popularity which became the No.1 on the iTunes charts as well.
Personal Life; Who is Macklemore Wife?
Tricia Davis is the wife of American rapper Macklemore with whom he married on May 29, 2015, after the birth of their first child as the daughter named Sloane Ava Simone Haggerty. Before turning as, a husband and wife, the couple dated for seven years and got engaged on January 21, 2013. Recently, the couple confirmed that they have been expecting their second child in September 2017.
There is no sign of any disputes, misunderstandings, and conflicts between Macklemore and his wife. The couple is enjoying their romantic love life and is blessed to be the life partner of each other. All these facts show that there is very rare chance of getting a divorce from the lovebirds.
How Much is Macklemore Net worth?
The estimated net worth accumulated by Macklemore is $18.5 million dollars as of November 2017. No doubt, he has been living a luxurious life with his family members. Macklemore earns from his albums, shows, royalties and also by performing at various programs.
Wiki and Facts
Many of the wiki sites have presented Macklemore bio on their web pages including Wikipedia. You can visit www.macklemore.com which is the official website owned by the rapper where one can find all of his shows, activism, and other contact details. His fans can send him an email on [email protected].
Moving to his social networking sites, you can like Macklemore official Facebook page where more than 6 million peoples have been following him. Also, to get his latest tweets and updates, follow the singer on Twitter @macklemore. He has retained more than 4.1 million followers on Instagram that can be reached @macklemore. He is too popular on the internet but an interesting fact is that very few people know about Macklemore’s real name.