Who is Mac Miller and What is net worth of him? The American rapper is best known for his first album ‘Blue Slide Park’, which released in 2011 and sold over 400,000 units. His friendship with Wiz Khalifa, helped in the discovery of Mac by Rostrum Records, who were quick to sign the star after listening to his voice. He has released four studio albums which include ‘Watching Movies with the Sound Off’, ‘GO: OD AM’, and ‘The Divine Feminine’. Promotions for these albums helped him earn more fans and reach out to a different audience. The rapper can sing, play and has ears to create and produce good music, which is the perfect mixture that will help him survive in the music industry.
Malcolm James McCormick was born in 1992 on 19th January to Karen Meyers and Mark McCormick. He was born and raised in Pittsburgh. He followed his mother’s Jewish tradition which earned him a Bar Mitzvah. Growing up he considered Big L, Outkast, A Tribe Called Quest and Beastie Boys as one of his major musical influences. He shares a close relationship with Wiz Khalifa, who is a big time rapper of the hip hop industry. They see each other as family.
Mac was in love with his high school girlfriend, whom he dated for over 4 years, however their relationship ended in 2013. He has dedicated most of his mix-tape to his ex which includes songs about her or the relationship like ‘Macadelic’. Miller started dating Ariana Grande, in 2016, which was confirmed by Grande with a post on Instagram.
Education: He completed his schooling partially from Winchester Thurston School and continuing further from Taylor Allderdice High School. It was during his High school that he became serious for opting a career as a hip hop artist, and switched his complete focus towards music. Mac self taught and trained himself to play guitar, piano, bass and drum by watching videos online.
Career: Before starting his solo career he was a group member of rap group The Ill Spoken along with the fellow Pittsburgh rapper, Beedie. In 2008 they released the mixtape “How High”. Then in the next year he released two mixtape “The High Life” and “The Jukebox: Prelude to Class Clown” respectively. With his K.I.D.S. mixtape released in 2010 he earned lot of praise and attention holding a contract with Rostrum Records. In the year 2011he released his debut EP On and on and Beyond and subsequently his debut album named as Blue Slide Park. The album worked for the Mac and ranked at the number one position of Billboard 200.
In 2013 he released Earl Sweatshirt, Action Bronson, and Flying Lotus giving him good exposure. Later in year 2015 Mac brought out GO:OD AM with the guest appearance of with Chief Keef, Lil B, and Miguel. Last year in 2016 he released his fourth LP, The Divine Feminine featuring the guest appearance of Cee Lo Green, Kendrick Lamar, and Anderson Paak.
Mac Miller Net Worth
The American rapper has been creating music professionally since 2007, and now has managed to create a name for him. He has also made his name as a producer using the pseudonym ‘Larry Fisherman’. Mac has released four studio albums with multiple singles which have helped him push is income and name in a brighter light. He is also known for his touring endeavourers and has initiated 7 tours as of 2016, which earned him enough money to go on five more tours, this also includes the ticket and meet greet charges paid by his fans. The net worth of Mac from all his business prospects; singing, production and acting, further adds on to an estimated net worth of $11.2 million.
He has also worked as an actor in his reality television show ‘Mac Miller and the Most Dope Family’. He has worked as a music producer as well, under the pseudonym name Larry Fisherman. He can play multiple instruments like drums, guitars and piano.
The American rapper has talked about his struggle, dealing with his addiction of ‘purple drank or lean’ which is a mixture of codeine and promethazine. He began taking it during his 2012 ‘Macadelic Tour’ to relieve some stress; however he continued its intake which made him addicted to the liquid. He gave credit to his family and friends who helped him put an end on this habit. In 2011 in Upstate New York, during his tour Miller was arrested with some of his friends for illegal possession of marijuana, for which they had to spend, a night in Jail, but later the case was dismissed.
A lawsuit was filed against the rapper for $10 million, in 2012 by producer Lord Finesse, for using his sample song ‘Hip 2 Da Game’, which Mac used in his mix-tape song ‘Kool Aid and Frozen Pizza’. The issue was resolved, but the court exchange details were kept private by both the parties. Currently, the rapper is dating a fellow musician Ariana Grande, who he started dating in mid 2016. They have worked on few songs together and can be seen posting images of and with each other on Instagram.
Mac Miller is a self made musician who has worked really hard to reach where he stand today. There is no doubt that he is filled with immense talent and potential, and deserves a lot more attention and popularity in the music industry. He has some great projects aligned for this year, which will hopefully release soon and amaze us all.