Ryan S. Lewis is an American citizen who has been in the limelight as a disk jockey, musician, and a producer. On the other hand, he is also a videographer, graphic designer, photographer, music video director, and a songwriter. Ryan Lewis has produced his album called Instrumentals. To know more about the net worth of Ryan Lewis in 2019, read the following article.
Early Life & Biography
Ryan Lewis was born on March 25, 1988, in a city called Spokane in eastern Washington State. He is the son of Julie and Scott Lewis, and a brother to Teresa and Laura. He was enrolled in Ferris High School and later graduated from Roosevelt High School in Seattle. Ryan attended and graduated from the University of Washington where he was taking Comparative History of Ideas.
The famous Hip-Hop Artist and DJ, Ryan Lewis proposed to his high school sweetheart called Jackie Ganger in 2015. Little known about Ryan Lewis private life, but rumor has it that, his mother acquired HIV after a blood transfusion and she has been battling the virus for 30 years.
Career, Awards & Nomination
Ryan Lewis interest in music production started back at the age of fifteen as he loved playing the guitar in rock bands. He met Macklemore on the social network site called ‘Myspace in 2006 and, they became friends. During the same year, Ryan assisted Macklemore in his promotional photography.
In 2008, the two friends did collaboration and performed at the Outside Lands and Sasquatch Music festivals that happened in Sanfransisco. The following year the two, Ryan and Macklemore released an extended play record titled The VS that became number seven on the iTunes music list. Ryan later released the single ‘Stay At Home Dad’ and ‘My Oh My alongside Macklemore. Ryan song ‘Wings’ hit the radios all over the world and had great reviews that made it be number 12 on ‘US Billboard Hot 100’. Ryan has also featured other artists as Ray Dalton in the song ‘Can’t Hold Us’.
In 2013, at the American Music Awards, Ryan Lewis won the ‘Favorite Rap/ Hip-Hop Album’ for his song The Heist. He also won ‘Best Single of the Year’ for the song Thrift Shop. Other awards that Ryan won included the ‘Independent breakthrough of the Year and ‘Most Played New Independent Act’; he also won the ‘BET Award for Best Group’ and the ‘Billboard Best Rap Song of the Year.
Net Worth & Earnings
Ryan Lewis has a net worth of $20 million acquired from the many albums that he has released and performance that he has been doing over the years. Being a DJ and a producer has also made him earn a lot of fortune in the industry for many years.
Ryan Lewis experience in more than one skill has not only made him famous but has also brought fortune his way. Ryan remains one of the few artists who can launch their music without support from any record label.