Macklemore is an American rapper. His real names are Benjamin Hammond Haggerty. He was born on June 18, 1983, and is 36 years old. He stands at 1.79 meters tall. Macklemore found his fame as a rapper. He’s a singer, songwriter, and musician.
He had a US billboard chart number 1 hit in 2013 with producer Ryan Lewis, called Thrift Shop. He’s signed to his own independent music label. The talented star was born in Seattle, Washington, and has one brother. He began writing rap lyrics at the age of 15, and in high school, he started a hip-hop group called Elevated Elements.
- 1 Quick Biography
- 2 Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
- 3 Education, School/College University
- 4 Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Religion & Political Views
- 5 Married, Relationship, Dating, Affair, Girlfriend, Wife, Children
- 6 Awards & Nominations
- 7 Macklemore Net Worth, Income & Salary In 2020
- 8 Rumors and Controversy/Scandal
- 9 Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.
Macklemore was born as Benjamin Hammond Haggerty on June 19th, 1983, in Kent, Washington. His parents were Bill Haggerty and Julie Schott. He attended Garfield High School and Nathan Hale High School before proceeding to The Evergreen State College, where he earned his bachelor’s degree. Macklemore has made a name for himself both as a solo artist and in a duo with Ryan Lewis. In the process, Macklemore has bagged various awards while collecting substantial wealth.
|Full Name/Real Name:||Benjamin Hammond Haggerty|
|Age:||36 years old|
|Birth Date:||June 19th, 1983|
|Birth Place:||Kent, Washington, United States|
|Parents:||Bill Haggerty, Julie Schott|
|Spouse:||Tricia Davis (m. 2015)|
|Children:||Colette Koala Haggerty, Sloane Ava Simone Haggerty|
|Net Worth in 2020:||$30 million|
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
Currently, Macklemore is 36 years old. He stands at 1.79 m and weighs 74 kg. He has a Waist Size: of 34 inches, and his chest is 40 inches. Macklemore has blue eyes and blonde hair.
Education, School/College University
Macklemore attended Garfield High School and Nathan Hale High School. Afterward, he went on to earn a bachelor’s degree from The Evergreen State College in 2009.
Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Religion & Political Views
Macklemore is the son to Bill Haggerty and Julie Schott and hails from Seattle in Washington. He is an American of Irish ancestry. Macklemore has one brother, Tim. On matters concerning politics and religion, Macklemore inclinations and standings are undefined.
Married, Relationship, Dating, Affair, Girlfriend, Wife, Children
Macklemore dated Tricia Davis for nine years, and the two got married on June 27, 2015. Tricia, who was formerly a nurse, now manages Macklemore tours and merchandise, as well as being creatively involved in his videos. They have two children Colette Koala Haggerty and Sloane Ava Simone Haggerty.
|Marital status? (single, married, in relation or divorced):||Married|
|When did he get married? (married date):||27 June 2015|
|Does he have any relationship affair?||No|
|Is Macklemore Gay?||No|
|Wife/Spouse? (name):||Tricia Davis|
|Kids:||Colette Koala Haggerty, Sloane Ava Simone Haggerty|
Macklemore recorded a mixtape titled Open Your Eyes under the name Professor Macklemore in 2000. In 2005, Macklemore released the album The Language of My World in which he dropped the name “Professor.” This album contained the single “Love Song,” which featured Evan Roman.
In 2006, Haggerty first met his future collaborator Ryan Lewis. The duo went on to release two albums with Haggerty as Macklemore & Ryan Lewis and spent a few years working on Macklemore’s promotion as a photographer. The two musicians would soon become good friends but would not formalize their collaborative efforts until 2009.
Meanwhile, Macklemore kept busy as a solo artist, producing his second mixtape, The Unplanned Mixtape, in 2007. In 2009, Macklemore and Ryan Lewis formalized the collaboration as a duo Macklemore & Ryan Lewis. The duo released EP The VS. EP. In 2009, “Stay At Home Dad” in 2010, among others.
The duo’s collaboration lasted till 2017. In 2017, Macklemore released “Glorious,” featuring American singer Skylar Grey, as the lead single from Macklemore’s second solo studio album Gemini. This was followed by Marmalade” in the same year.
Awards & Nominations
Macklemore, along with Ryan Lewis, has been nominated for 64 awards and has won 21. In 2014, Macklemore won four Grammy Awards out of a possible seven. The awards were for Best Rap Album, Best New Artist, Best Rap Performance, and Best Rap Song. Macklemore also won three MTV Video Music Awards in 2013 for Best Hip-Hop Video, and Best Cinematography for his Can’t Hold Us video. His Same Love video won the award for Best Video with a Social Message.
Macklemore Net Worth, Income & Salary In 2020
As of April 2020, Macklemore Net Worth is estimated to be $30 million
Rumors and Controversy/Scandal
The collaboration between Macklemore Ryan Lewis there were rumors concerning their sexual orientation. These rumors led to the speculation that Macklemore was gay. These rumors were greatly fuelled by the song released by the do, which focussed on gay and lesbian rights, and the video featured a same-sex couple.
However, the song was well-received both commercially and with supporters of same-sex marriage. Additionally, the duo reiterated the fact that their relationship was a professional collaboration
Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.
Macklemore’s Facebook page has around 6.1 million likes, and his Twitter account has around 2.5 million followers. On Instagram account, Macklemore has around 4.5 million followers, while on YouTube, Macklemore has around 7.3 million subscribers.
Macklemore has come out as a hardworking and talented artist carving a niche for himself in the entertainment industry. His tenacity has been shown both as a solo artist and in collaborations earning him a substantial amount of wealth in the process.