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Macklemore Net Worth, Biography & Wiki 2017
It has been stated that Macklemore net worth reaches $18 million dollars, which makes him one of the multimillionaire rappers in the music industry. Macklemore is also known by the stage name Professor Macklemore, whose real name is Ben Haggerty. Macklemore is the winner of four Grammy Awards which has also increased the overall amount of Macklemore’s net worth. Ben Haggerty was born June 19, 1983 in Seattle, Washington, U.S. The family had three children. At the age of fourteen he began writing lyrics, later he got interested in rap. He stated he was influenced by Living Legends, Talib Kweli, Freestyle Fellowship and Aceyalone. He graduated from The Evergreen State College having a bachelor’s degree.
Macklemore Net Worth $18 Million
So far, Macklemore has released two studio albums. The first was released in 2005 titled ‘The Language of My World’ which was not very popular, the second was released in 2012 titled ‘The Heist’ was far more popular peaking the first position of US R&B and Rap charts as well as New Zealand chart. The album was certified platinum in US, Australia, New Zealand and Canada, golden in Britain thus significantly increasing Macklemore’s net worth. ‘The Heist’ brought Macklemore an American Music Award for the Favorite Rap/Hip-Hop Album, a Grammy Award for the Best Rap Album. Macklemore has released several extended plays as well as a number of singles together with Ryan Lewis. Collaboration with the mentioned above musician was very successful bringing a number of nominations and earning them an American Music Award for the Favorite Rap/Hip-Hop Artists, two AIM Awards for the Independent breakthrough of the year and the most played new independent act, a BET Award for the Best Group, a Grammy Award for the Best New Artist, the MTV Europe Music Award for the Best New Act including a Teen Choice Award and People’s Choice Award for the Favorite Hip Hop Artist that made Macklemore’s net worth jump high.
Due to his popularity, he appeared in lots of non-single guest performances with the artists Abyssinian Creole, Grynch, C-Nik, Notion, Neema, CunninLynguists, Grieves, Geologic, The Physics, Suntonio Bandanaz, Blue Scholars, Ryan Lewis. More than ten music videos were released including ‘The Town’, ‘Wings’ directed by Zia Mohajerjasbi, ‘My Oh My’ directed by Jason Koenig, ‘Irish Celebration’ directed by Stephan Gray, ‘Otherside’ directed by Jason Koenig, Ryan Lewis, Ben Haggerty, ‘And We Danced’ directed by Griff J, Ryan Lewis, ‘Victory Lap’ directed by Johnny Valencia, ‘Thrift Shop’ directed by Jon Jon Augustavo, Ryan Lewis, Ben Haggerty and others. Despite his successful career Macklemore has acknowledged being addicted to drugs and alcohol and was treated. Macklemore has his own homepage, which also helps to increase his net worth and wealth. There you can read the blog of the artist, watch photos, media, get introduced to the team he works with, check the calendar of the shows, send a mail to the artist or become his fan, as well as to do the shopping in the store. Macklemore has a long term relationship with Tricia Davis. After seven years together they couple got engaged.