Ryan Lewis is an American based DJ, record producer, musician, photographer, videographer, music video director, graphic designer, and rapper. He is best known for producing his personal album entitled Instrumentals, and also producing the albums namely The VS. EP, The Heist, and This Unruly Mess I’ve Made as a member of a duo named Macklemore & Ryan Lewis. Now let’s have a close look at Ryan Lewis’s net worth in 2018.
Ryan Lewis was born in the year 1988 to Julie and Scott Lewis. He has two sisters namely Laura and Teresa, both elder than him.
From an early age, this musician had played guitar within rock bands along with his childhood friend named Ryan Sanson and had a developing interest in the field of music production when he was of age 15.
Discussing his education, he appeared in Ferris High School within Spokane, Washington as well as completed graduation from Roosevelt High School inside Seattle. Moreover, he has done graduation from the University of Washington, completing major in Comparative History of Ideas.
Ryan Lewis started off his career by initially becoming formal photographer and videographer. In the year 2008, he has launched his debut extended play entitled Instrumentals, along with four other hip-hop songs. In the same year, he has co-operated with Rhode Island-based host Symmetry within a self-titled work, launched as an LP.
He initially came across Macklemore during the year 2006, however, only in the year 2009 they made official this collaboration with Macklemore in the form of the duo named Macklemore & Ryan Lewis and launched the EP entitled The VS. EP.
In the year 2010, this musician has produced the VS. Redux EP and, released their debut single entitled “My Oh My.” It is known that “Wings” got launched in the year 2011 which was followed by “Can’t Hold Us” presenting Ray Dalton.
He has appeared on The Ellen DeGeneres Show in the year 2012 performing single entitled “Same Love.” In the year 2015, Macklemore has launched a song for free download entitled “Growing Up (Sloane’s Song),” presenting Ed Sheeran. In the present year, he declared through official Instagram that this duo was on hiatus.
Awards & Achievements
Ryan Lewis initiated collaboration with Macklemore in the form of a photographer. In the year 2008, they agreed to collaborate on certain music, and then launched “VS. EP”. This EP got extensive attention, and directed to launch of initial studio album entitled “The Heist.”
Their songs namely “Can’t Hold Us,” “Thrift Shop,” and “Same Love,” have transformed as huge hits since then. The song entitled “Same Love” got nominated for 2014 Grammy for Song of the Year.
Net Worth of Ryan Lewis
Ryan Lewis has an estimated net worth of $40 million. He has made most of his fortune with his career as a DJ, record producer, rapper and a musician. Though, he also worked as a photographer and videographer.
Initially, he discovered a passion for music, and started playing within rock bands in the form of a guitarist, while he was in his teenage. Later, he began functioning as producer, and even started side project learning photography.
In late 2006, he got introduced to Macklemore, known as then unidentified rap artist and musician. He initiated collaboration with him as a photographer. In the year 2008, both agreed for collaboration on music, and also released “VS. EP”. This EP let Ryan earn well.
It is found that his earning is good as he records, produces, engineers, and combines all of their tracks by himself, and he even directs music videos. Songs by him like “Can’t Hold Us,” “Thrift Shop,” and “Same Love,” transformed as huge hits.
After collecting experience in this field for many years, Ryan Lewis knows how to release own albums and working in a duo. He is particularly famous for launching all their music independently, in the absence of any support from a leading record label. Majority of his albums and singles got widespread attention among the audience.