Macklemore is an American rapper and a singer who is also known as Professor Mack Lemore, but he changed to Macklemore, and he has made a name for himself when it comes to that rap songs through the mixtapes, albums and the EP’s. Keep on reading to learn more on the net worth of Macklemore in 2020.
Early Life & Biography
Hammond Haggerty was born in the year 1983 on June 19th in Washington to Julie Schott and Bill Haggerty. He has a single brother by the name Tim, both of them grew up in Seattle. Haggerty got to introduced to rap at a very tender age of six years through the Digital Underground. In one of the YouTube interviews that he had conducted, he revealed that he once got to hear music that had a ‘Parental Advisory’ music on the radio when he was just an underage.
When he was fifteen years old, that was the time when he started to write his music. He joined Garfield High School; he created a group that was making the hip-hop music and named it Elevated Elements and the group went to create an album of their own that had the title ‘Progress’ and was launched in the year 2000.
Later on, he joined Nathan High School, and this was where he got his nickname ‘Professor Macklemore’ when working on the project, he was highly involved in the creation of a superhero. After completing his high school education, he proceeded to join Evergreen State College for purposes of completing a degree in the year 2009.
He was engaged to his girlfriend of 7 years by the name of Tricia Davis in 2013. Two years later, via his Twitter account, he announced that they were expecting their first child. Immediately he worked with Ed Sheeran; he announced that they had been blessed with a daughter. He has a heart fully supported the call of recognizing the rights of LGBT.
Career, Awards & Nominations
Macklemore has been used to writing his songs and also prepped him for the releasing of his first EP that came out when he was just 17 years old. After five years, he was able to release his first album, and in 2009, he launched his mixtape. During this time, he was abusing various drugs.
After giving it a thought, he gave up on drugs and decided to focus his career on music. After his path crossed with Ryan Lewis in the Seattle and they began to work on various musical productions. In 2012, the two created an album that was titled ‘The Heist’ and the album enjoyed massive successes and at the same time featured on a second rank in Billboards charts with the first rank on the iTunes.
The second album that they created was in 2016 and it was titled ‘Unruly Mess I have Made,’ and this one also ranked highly. He has also released his solo album that was titled ‘Gemini’ and was ranked position 1 and 2 in Canadian and American Billboard charts respectively.
Net Worth & Earnings
The net worth of Macklemore is estimated to be above $24 million. The wealth has been generated via various sources including his career in the music industry. He has performed in some shows and concerts. Macklemore has sold thousands of copies of his albums that have done exceptionally well.
Macklemore was a very talented child who began his career when he was a child. When young, he was using drugs which almost ruined his life. He has since then put his focus back, and he remained committed to the goals that he has set.