Macklemore Height Weight Body Statistics

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Born Name

Ben Haggerty

Nick Name

Professor Macklemore, Macklemore

Macklemore poses at the 62nd Annual BMI Pop Awards in California
Macklemore poses at the 62nd Annual BMI Pop Awards in California

Stage Name

Macklemore

Sun Sign

Gemini

Born Place

Seattle, Washington, USA

Nationality

American

 

 

Education

Macklemore has attended Garfield High School and Nathan Hale High School.

He obtained his bachelor’s degree from The Evergreen State College in the year 2009.

Occupation

Rapper

Family

  • Father – Bill Haggerty
  • Mother – Julie Schott
  • Siblings – Tim Haggerty (Brother)

Manager

Macklemore can be contacted and reached at Macklemore LLC (Company), Seattle, USA.

Genre

  • Hip Hop
  • Alternative Hip Hop
  • Hipster Hop
  • Pop Rap

Instruments

Vocals

Label

Macklemore LLC

Build

Slim

Height

5 ft 10½ in or 179 cm

Weight

163 lbs or 74 kg

Girlfriend / Spouse

Macklemore is romantically linked to –

  • Tricia Davis (2006-Present) – The American blonde, Tricia Davis has been in relationship with the rapper since long time back. The couple started dating in 2006 on January 21. After seven years, they got engaged on January 21, 2013. The couple is expecting a baby in May 2015.
Macklemore and Tricia Davis
Macklemore and Tricia Davis

Race / Ethnicity

White

Macklemore is known to have Irish heritage, primarily.

Hair Color

Blonde

Eye Color

Blue

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Rapping Style
  • Blonde Hair
  • Blue Eyes

Measurements

Macklemore’s body measurements are not known. His body specifications might be –

  • Chest – 40 in or 102 cm
  • Biceps – 13 in or 33 cm
  • Waist – 36 in or 91.5 cm
Macklemore performing at an event
Macklemore performing at an event

Shoe Size

Macklemore’s shoe size is not known.

Brand Endorsements

Macklemore appeared in the Dr. Pepper commercial (2014) along with Ryan Lewis.

Religion

Roman Catholic

Best Known For

Macklemore, in collaboration with producer Ryan Lewis, is known for the singles “Thrift Shop,” and “Can’t Hold Us.”

The duo had their first album The Heist, released on October 9, 2012, which also appeared at number 2 on US Billboard chart of 200.

First Album

Macklemore released an EP titled Open Your Eyes in 2000 under the name Professor Macklemore.

Macklemore dropped “Professor” from his name, and released his first official full-length album, The Language of My World in January 2005. It recorded 15,000 sales in U.S.

First Film

Macklemore has not appeared in any of the films until 2015.

Personal Trainer

Macklemore has been maintaining a fit body since the start of his career in the year 2000. He attributes his fitness to healthy eating habits. His favorite food is Vietnamese Pho, which constitutes healthy soup, rice noodles, sprouts and herbs, which fills the stomach, yet does not provide fat building ingredients.

Macklemore also keeps himself fit to be able to perform on stage for his fans and gathering. Dancing and practicing also helps him maintain his physique.

Macklemore face closeup
Ben Haggerty is popularly known as Macklemore

Macklemore Favorite Things

  • Food / Cuisine – Vietnamese Pho
  • Sports – Baseball
  • Influences – Freestyle Fellowship, Aceyalone, Living Legends, Wu-Tang Clan, Nas, and Talib Kweli
  • Sports Team – Seattle Mariners (Baseball Team), Seattle Seahawks (Football Team)
  • Sports Person – Dave Niehaus
  • Best Friend – Ryan Lewis
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Macklemore Facts

  1. The music from radio and ‘Digital Underground’ was the way, through which, Ben Haggerty a.k.a Macklemore got interested in hip hop.
  2. It was only at the age of 14 that Macklemore started writing lyrics.
  3. Macklemore and Ryan Lewis became friends in 2006. In the initial years, Lewis used to promote Macklemore’s photography.
  4. Macklemore and Ryan Lewis were praised by the famous ‘Rolling Stone’ calling the duo as “indie rags-to-riches story.”
  5. The February 8, 2013 issue of ESPN Magazine dedicated three pages on Macklemore’s career.
  6. Macklemore and Ryan Lewis won four Grammy awards (in the categories, Best New Artist, Best Rap Album (The Heist), Best Rap Song and Best Rap Performance (“Thrift Shop”)) at the ceremony held on January 26, 2014.
  7. Macklemore is a supporter of gay movement. He has voiced his support for LGBT Rights and has also written a song “Same Love” in support of same-sex marriage. The song also condemns homophobia in mainstream hip-hop, society, and mass media.
  8. The rapper has been criticized for many issues in the past, which also includes his support for 9/11 conspiracy theories.
  9. Macklemore was a drug addict, and went into rehab in August 2008 for drug addiction and alcoholism. He saw improvement in his health and celebrated sobriety for two years, but the drug addiction relapsed in 2011, which he describes in his song “Starting Over.”
  10. Macklemore dedicated his song “My Oh My” to Dave Niehaus, his favorite sports star from his favorite baseball team, who died in November 2010.
  11. Follow Macklemore on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram, Google+ and official website.

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