Macklemore Net Worth
Ben Haggerty is popularly known by his stage name as Macklemore and formerly Professor Macklemore. He is an American hip hop recording artist and rapper. He was born on 19th July 1983 in Seattle, Washington. His stage name as Macklemore originated from his childhood, as it was the name of his made-up super hero. He had attended Garfield High School and earned Bachelor’s degree from The Evergreen State College. The singer of Can’t Hold Us is estimated to have a net worth of $18 million dollars. He started writing lyrics and perfecting his performance skills, when he was 15 years old.
In 2000, Macklemore recorded an EP titled “Open Your Eyes” under the name Professor Macklemore, which he distributed himself. His first album did not hit the market until 2005. In 2005, he released his first official full-length album titled “The Language of My World”. In his first official album, he dropped “Professor” from his name. Macklemore met Ryan Lewis in 2006. After working together for a period of time, in 2009 Macklemore and Ryan Lewis formalized the collaboration as a duo Macklemore & Ryan Lewis. They released the EP titled The Vs. EP. After pairing with Ryan Lewis, Macklemore met with greater success. Lewis has become his trusted friends and began started producing his music. The duo is mostly famous for collaborate on Macklemore’s 2013 hit song “Thrift Shop”. The song made Macklemore a main stream presense in the hip hop scene and gave him one of his biggest hits till date. In 2011, the duo released “Can’t Hold Us” featuring Ray Dalton. The song was listed on first top 100 songs that wasn’t produced from a major label. The duo’s critically acclaimed song “Same Love” about the struggle for marriage equality is only one break out hit of their album, “The Heist”. The Heist has sold more than 80,000 copies and almost a half a million in iTunes sales. From the album, the duo made an earnings of $1.5 million which became a hit album to increase Maclemore’s net worth.
Macklemore and Ryan Lewis got nominated for seven awards at the 56th Annual Grammy Awards. In the award ceremony, then won four award including of Best New Artist, Best Rap Album for The Heist, Best Rap Song and Best Rap Performance. Their music video “Thrift Shop” has gained more than 755,766,153 million views on YouTube. The song was favorite for months on the radio and well-respected for its message on anti-corporatism. In 2014, the duo made $32 million from the sales of their album. His song “Downtown” has also become massive hit and he performed at 2015 MTV Video Music Award. Macklemore has earned a professional success in his short time with a total net worth of $18 million. Macklemore and Ryan Lewis recent album “The Unruly Mess I’ve Made” is estimated to increase his net worth of $18 million.
Things to know about Macklemore
Full Name: Benjamin Hammond Haggerty
Date of Birth: 19th June, 1983
Macklemore in Facebook: 6.4M Fans in Facebook
Macklemore in Twitter: 2.79M Followers in Twitter
Macklemore in Instagram: 4.1M Followers in Instagram
Macklemore Net Worth: $18 Million