Biz Markie aka ‘Clown Prince of Hip Hop’, is an American beatboxer, rapper, DJ, reality TV personality, actor, singer and comedian. ‘Just a Friend’ is still considered as one of his most popular single, which was also ranked in VH1 top 100 list for Greatest Hip-Hop singles of all time. Let’s find out more about how much is Biz Markie’s net worth in 2018.
Biz Markie Early Life
Marcel Theo Hall was born on 8th April in 1964 in New Jersey, USA. He was brought up on Long Island near New York, where he also started rapping. He grew up in his neighborhood, freestyling. He completed his schooling in 1982 from New York’s Longwood High School.
Currently, Biz Markie is single and it doesn’t look like the rapper is looking for any form of commitment.
He hasn’t been married once in his career, however, he has had his share of dates. He is linked with almost every female he is photographed with.
Unlike most rappers in the Industry, Biz Markie also doesn’t have any scandals under his name for behaving impulsively or irrationally. He has a good image which he has sustained through his career. You will never find the rapper in headlines for crashing into stuff or doing anything illegal.
Biz Markie Career, Awards & Achievement
Biz Markie officially started off his career as a rapper in 1985. In 1988 he released his debut album titled ‘Goin’ Off’. He has released total five albums which include ‘All Samples Cleared!’, ‘I Need a Haircut’, ‘Weekend Warrior’ and ‘The Biz Never Sleeps’.
He has also appeared in several complications which include albums like ‘Yo Gabba Gabba’, ‘On the Turntable’, ‘Biz’s Baddest Beats’, ‘Ultimate Diabolical’, ‘Greatest Hits’, and ‘The Aquabats Radio Down!’.
He likes to play with music genres like freestyle, hip-hop, comedy hip hop and golden aged hip-hop.
Some of his TV show and movie show appearances include ‘Black-ish’, ‘Empire’, ‘SpongeBob SquarePants’, ‘Sharknado 2: The Second One’, ‘Randy Cunningham’, ‘Late Night with Jimmy Fallon’, and ‘Hip Hop Square’.
He is associated with stars like Beastie Boys, Juice Crew, Digital Underground, Roxanne Shante and Diamond Shell.
He has worked with big labels like Warner Bros, Cold Chillin’, and Tommy Boy Entertainment.
Some of his most popular songs include ‘Young Girl Bluez’, ‘Vapors’, ‘Make the Music with Your Mouth’, ‘Just a Friend’, ‘Let Me Turn You On’, and ‘What Comes Around Goes Around’.
His single ‘Just a friend’ landed on the Top 10 hits of 1989.
Awards & Achievements
He hasn’t received many awards in his career, but the sales of his albums have given him a sweet reward, by making him a millionaire.
Net Worth of Biz Markie
Biz Markie has an estimated net worth of over $3.5 million. He has made the majority of his fortune through his music career. However, he makes a couple extra thousands working as a TV personality, commentator, songwriter and DJ. He has fueled his fortune to new extend using these career modules.
Biz Markie is amongst the most popular rappers in America. Unlike most rappers, he is known for being a man with multiple talents. Biz Markie has tried his hand in almost every entertainment module, be it an actor, comedy, television or production. It is rumored that Biz has been working on some new projects lately and we hope he will be treating us with his music soon.