Ben Haggerty, better known to his fans as a Macklemore is an American musician and a rap artist , whose net worth is estimated to be $ 18 Million. He began his musical career in 2000 however he launched his first full-length album in 2005. It was titled “The Language of My World”. Through the sales, Macklemore earned over $ 100,000.
Till date, the rapper has released four singles, one mixtape, two music videos, one extended play and one studio album. In 2000 when he released the EP titled “Open Your Eyes”, he was known as Professor Macklemore. However after that, he dropped Professor from his name.
|Macklemore Net worth||$ 18 Million|
Born to Julie Schott and Bill Haggerty, Ben was raised in Washington. His interest in Hip Hop dates back to the time when he was just six years old. Once he turned 15, he had already worked on his lyrics, which took inspiration Talib Kweli, Mobb Deep, Wu-Tang Clan, Nas, and Aceyalone.
While in school, he joined a small group, which they named “Elevated Elements”. In 2000, the group also released an album titled “Progress”. Due to his involvement in music more than studies, Haggerty earned his degree in 2009 from The Evergreen State College.
On January 21, 2013, he got engaged to Tricia Davis. The duo had been in a relationship for 7 years. Then in 2015, their daughter Sloane Ava Simone Haggerty was born, after which they married on June 27 the same year.
He is an internationally recognised artist, who has many hits to his name and has won a couple of Grammy Awards as well.
Apart from music, he has also worked in movies, which includes “Mac Miller And The Most Dope Family (2013)” and “Under the Gunn (2014)”.