|Real Name/Full Name||Benjamin Hammond Haggerty|
|Nick Name/Celebrated Name:||Macklemore|
|Birth Place:||Kent, Washington, United States|
|Date of Birth/Birthday:||19 June 1983|
|Age/How Old:||39 years old|
|Height/How Tall:||In Centimetres – 179 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 8″
|Weight:||In Kilograms – 74 Kg
In Pounds – 163.1 lbs.
|Parents Name:||Father – Bill Haggerty
Mother – Julie Schott
|School:||Garfield High School
Nathan Hale High School
|College:||The Evergreen State College|
|Wife/Spouse Name:||Tricia Davis|
|Kids/Children Name:||Yes, (Sloane Ava Simone Haggerty, Collette Koala)|
|Profession:||Rapper and Songwriter|
|Net Worth:||$30 million|
|Last Updated:||March 2023|
Benjamin Hammond Haggerty, popularly known as Macklemore, is a well-known songwriter and rapper who hold an American nationality. He is also referred to as Professor Mack Lemore, which he would later change to Macklemore. His excellent skills when it comes to music have seen him make a name for himself when it comes to rap songs through various albums, mixtapes as well as EP’s.
Well, how well do you know about Macklemore? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Macklemore’s net worth in 2023, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Macklemore to date.
Biography and Early Life
In 1983, Hammond Haggerty was born to Bill Haggerty and Julie Schott in Washington on June 19th. He has one brother named Tim, and they all spent their childhood in Seattle. In the Digital Underground, Haggerty was exposed to music at a very young age of 6 years.
In one of the YouTube videos he had done, he disclosed that he had once heard songs on the radio which had a ‘Parental Advisory’ song when he was still underage. At the age of 6, through the Digital Underground, Haggerty was exposed to rap. In one of several YouTube appearances, he gave in his lifetime; he said it when he was underage; he had encountered the ‘Parental Advisory’ songs on the radio once.
At the age of 15, he began writing songs and eventually began recording as well. He started his education at Garfield High School, where he founded a hip-hop band and then dubbed it Elevated Elements; they also recorded their album, titled ‘Change,’ released in 2000.
He later joined Nathan Hale High School as well, and as he worked on a project that included making an original superman, he was nicknamed ‘Professor Macklemore.’ In 2009, he moved to Evergreen Community College for his bachelor’s degree.
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
So, how old is Macklemore in 2023 and what is his height and weight? Well, Macklemore’s age is 39 years old as of today’s date 20th March 2023 having been born on 19 June 1983. Though, he is 5′ 8″ in feet and inches and 179 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 163.1 lbs in Pound and 74kg in Kilograms.
Macklemore joined Garfield High School as well as Nathan Hale High School. Later on, he graduated with a degree in 2009 from The Evergreen State College in the year 2009.
Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids
Not only did Macklemore focus tirelessly on his career, but he also worked extremely hard to conquer multiple addictions, evaluating himself in 2008 for narcotics and alcohol rehabilitation. Until he had a slight relapse in the year 2011, he was clean for years and goes on today to tackle the addiction problems that are threatening to ruin his life. Macklemore became involved with his girlfriend Tricia Davis in 2013, and the pair has two children.
When their daughter was born, the couple was very happy, and they named her Sloane Ava Simone Haggerty. The baby girl was born on May 29th, 2015, and they got married after their daughter was born. In the year 2017, they announced that they were expecting another baby born in 2018 April.
Macklemore is a supporter of the SuperSonics as well as the Seattle Seahawks. He became a partial owner of the Seattle Sounders FC, a team that plays in Major League Soccer Team this year. He has talked on several occasions about the impact that alcohol has had on his life, both career-wise and family, and his attempts to conquer his drug habits. In appreciation of his sponsorship of Musicare’s efforts and his contribution to supporting those who strive to tackle addiction, he was presented with the Stevie Ray Vaughan Award (Musicare) this year (2019).
Is Macklemore Gay?
The sexual orientation of Macklemore is straight. He is married to Tricia Davis, and the couple has been blessed with two children; Sloane Ava Simone Haggerty, Collette Koala. However, he is a huge supporter of LGBT as well as same-sex marriage. He has detailed his support through his music, a song entitled “Same Love.” He has been against all forms of homophobia.
In 2000, his high school hip-hop group released an album called “Progress.” Haggerty also adopted the title Professor Macklemore as well as released his first mixtape, which was titled “Open Your Eyes.” In 2005, Haggerty decided to stop using the title professor in his name and began to only use the part of Macklemore’s name and launched his first song, titled, “The Language of My World.”
To enhance sales of his music, he sold the mixtape himself. Macklemore first met Ryan Lewis in 2006 (who become his music partner). Ryan started snapping photographs as a photographer to assist Macklemore to publicize his company. Of course, it’s unique from these kinds of videos, but then he earned some money in the process.
In the year 2009, Macklemore made an appearance on “Good” by Physics. He also started working on producing more music with Ryan Lewis. In the same year, he also dropped his second mixtape solo titled “The Unplanned Mixtape.” Sabzi remixed a track from this mixtape called “Torn.
Macklemore, as well as Ryan Lewis, formally became a couple the same year, and they were able to release two EPs. “Celebration of the Irish” and “VS EP.” In 2010, The pair Ryan Lewis and Macklemore released the “Stay At Home Dad” song and released their second “VS Redux” EP. 2011: The pair launched the Ray Dalton tracks “Wings” as well as “Can’t Hold Us.”
Ryan Lewis and Macklemore started a multi-city tour that started in Seattle in the same year. Macklemore has visited a variety of various Music Festivals that did include Outside Lands, Lollapalooza, Bumbershoot, and Sasquatch, exposing many more fans to their revenue-generating music. He has released numerous songs over time. Some of the albums that he has released include “Heist,” and some of the singles include ‘Same Love,’
His studio album ‘The Heist’ with Ryan Lewis has been nominated for the ‘Album of the Year’ Grammy Award. In addition, he also received a nomination in the category of “Song of the Year” for his song, which was dubbed ‘Same Love’ that was produced by both of them.
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Macklemore in 2023
As of 2023, Macklemore has a net worth of over $30 million. His wealth has come from numerous sources. Some of the sources include his music career. He has been able to perform in multiple concerts and shows. In addition, his albums have enjoyed massive sales, expanding his net worth as a musician.
Some Interesting Facts You Need to Know
- He began to write his lyrics when he was 14 years old.
- Since 2000, he has recorded and released one mixtape, two albums, and three EPs and worked together with Ryan Lewis.
- In 2013, he got engaged to Tricia Davis, after being together for 7 years.
Since when he was young, his talent in music could easily be noticed. His career started when he was a child. When he was growing, he began using drugs that almost got his life destroyed. He has recovered and put his focus majorly on music, and the future is brighter.