Mac Miller is an American rapper, and record producer with a current net worth of $10 million.
Mac Miller Net Worth: Career Beginnings
Miller was born Malcolm James McCormick on January 19, 1992 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. In high school, Miller was actively involved in sports but later settled for hip hop. He taught himself how to play instruments like the piano, guitar, drums, and bass. In 2007 at 15, he released a mixtape “But My Mackin’ Ain’t Easy” under the name EZ Mac. He built a fan base via performances at a local club, the Shadow Lounge. He latter became part of rap group The III Spoken, and with them he released the mixtape “How High” in 2008 before going solo.
He released two other mixtapes before signing with Rostrum Records in 2010. The company who was also working with Wiz Khalifa at the time got attracted to him when he was working with another mixtape titled “K.I.D.S” which was inspired by 1995 film “Kids”. The movie centered around the lives of a group of sexually active teenagers, the mixtape was later released by Rostrum. Later in 2010, Miller went on his first tour, “The Incredibly Dope Tour” which was a significant breakthrough as all the locations were sold out.
Mac Miller Net Worth: Debut Album Release And Continued Success
He released several other mixtapes including Best Day Ever which featured single “Donald Trump” before independently releasing his debut studio album titled “Blue Slide Park” in 2011. The album sold 400,000 copies and debuted at #1 on the Billboard 200. It became the first independently distributed album top on the Billboard 200 since Tha Dogg Pound’s Dogg Food” in 1995. Since the album was released independently, Miller and Rostrum made greater profits, splitting the profit between themselves after paying iTunes their 25% cut.
So far, Mac Miller have released 2 other albums, 10 mixtapes and several EP’s. His second album “Watching Movies with the Sound Off” debuted at #3 on the Billboard 200 selling 101,000 copies in the first week. The third album “GO: OD AM” released in September 2015 debuted at #4 on the Billboard 200.
He has toured with other popular rappers like Lil Wayne, 2 Chains and Wiz Khalifa. In 2011 Miller earned $8 million from shows and $30 million in 2013.
Mac Miller is also a record producer under the pseudonym Larry Fisherman. In 2013 he founded his own record label imprint REMember Music which he named after a friend he had lost. In 2014, Miller announced he was no longer with Rostrum Records, thereafter, his label signed a $10 million record deal with Warner Bros. Records.
He has made numerous TV appearances. His debut was on VH1 show SIngle Ladies. He currently features on MTV2 reality TV show titled Mac Miller And The Most Dope Family which debuted in 2013.
In 2013, Mac Miller worked with Neff, a streetwear brand, to launch a clothing line. The collection is an 8 piece limited edition that includes co-branded tribal inspired hats, sweatshirt, watch, t-shirts and tank tops.
Miller has done commercials for Mountain Dew and BMX shoes.
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