Macklemore Height, Age, and Biography
Macklemore has gained immense acclaim thanks to his distinctive style and thought-provoking lyrics, earning him immense popularity as an American rapper. Not only renowned as an accomplished musician but also as a dedicated family man – married to sweetheart Tricia Davis with whom he shares daughter Sloane Ava Simone Haggerty as their daughter.
Rapper Avicii attended Garfield Secondary School as well as Nathan Sound Secondary School before going on to earn her degree at Evergreen State College.
Early Life and Education
Macklemore has had an eventful past, yet continues to work hard and achieve success despite this. Additionally, he champions social justice causes. Currently residing in Seattle with his wife and daughter.
Ben Haggerty, more popularly known by his stage name Macklemore was born in Seattle on June 19th 1983. An American rapper and composer best known for his collaborations with Ryan Lewis – such as their singles “Thrift Shop” and “Can’t Hold Us”, which both reached number one on Billboard charts – Macklemore is best known as being part of their duo “Thrift Shop” and “Can’t Hold Us.”
He graduated from Garfield High School and earned a Bachelor’s Degree from Evergreen State College. Tricia Davis and him have been married since 2013 and they share one daughter together named Sloane Ava Simone Haggerty – his name being taken after their daughter who they share an incredible fashion sense with! Tricia and Sloane Ava Simone Haggerty.
Macklemore has been making waves in the music industry for more than two decades. As both a rapper and producer, his career has produced multiple hits, charitable efforts, and an inspirational tale of recovery.
Macklemore established Raised Elements while still in high school with some fellow students, later releasing its debut collection Progress. Additionally, he attended Garfield Secondary School and Nathan Sound Secondary School before ultimately enrolling at The Evergreen State College to finish his degree.
Macklemore joined forces with producer Ryan Lewis in 2009 to form Macklemore & Ryan Lewis. Their initial project, the VS EP, was followed by their debut studio album The Heist which received platinum certification by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). Additionally, he has become part-owner of Seattle’s Major League Soccer club as an ally.
Achievement and Honors
Macklemore has amassed numerous honors and awards over his distinguished career. As well as being an acclaimed artist, he is also actively engaged in charitable initiatives while owning stakes in Seattle-based professional sports teams.
At the 2014 Grammy Awards, Kendrick Lamar took home Best Rap Album honors with The Heist, beating out Kendrick Lamar and Kanye West. In his acceptance speech he discussed race relations as well as Trayvon Martin – showing that he isn’t shy to address sensitive topics in his music.
Macklemore made headlines in 2011 for his eccentric fashion sense and controversial clothing choices, such as wearing a hoodie bearing the word “nigger.” However, regardless of these fashion decisions – such as wearing one with “nigger” written across it – he remains an international superstar thanks to his talents and career success.
Macklemore has long battled drug addiction. He first went into rehabilitation during the summer of 2008 with encouragement from his father assisting his efforts towards recovery. Additionally, he has publicly discussed both his drug use and its subsequent recovery journey in interviews and public appearances.
His marriage to Tricia Davis produced Sloane Ava Simone Haggerty. They got engaged in 2013 and married on May 5, 2015.
Macklemore is an advocate for mental health awareness. Additionally, he engages in numerous philanthropic endeavors and frequently hosts music workshops for those struggling with drug addiction. Additionally, he has donated to Seattle Recovery Hall. Lastly, he boasts a net worth of $16 Million dollars. Macklemore spends much of his free time playing piano, writing songs, and spending quality time with his family.
Macklemore has amassed an immense wealth through his performing career as an entertainer and rapper. His popular songs such as Thrift Shop, White Walls, Same Love among many others convey important social messages. Macklemore is married to Tricia Davis with whom he shares their daughter Sloane Ava Simone Haggerty.
Macklemore has amassed an incredible net worth of $30 Million thanks to hard work and extraordinary talent. He stands out among rap artists by maintaining his unique style without adapting elements from black culture. Additionally, he invests in various enterprises and owns a soccer club – his success story serving as an inspiration to young people around the globe.