Mac Miller Net Worth at Death – Salary, Income, Girlfriend

Mac Miller Net Worth 

Mac Miller had an estimated net worth of $10 million at death. Malcolm James McCormick, known by his stage name Mac Miller, was a famous American singer, rapper and record producer. During his lifetime, he had earned millions from album sales, concerts and music streaming. 

In the year 2010, Mac Miller entered into a recording deal with the independent recording label ‘Rostrum Records’. His first album ‘Blue Slide Park’ debuted to number one position on the Billboard 200 chart which made him a national celebrity overnight.

In 2013, he launched his own record label ‘REMember Music’ and entered into a distribution agreement with Warner Bros. Records for US$ 10 million. All his subsequent albums were commercial successes. Apart from rapping, Mac Miller also produced records under the name ‘Larry Fisherman’.

However, Mac struggled with drug addiction throughout his entire career. On September 7, 2018, he died from an accidental drug overdose at his home, aged 26.

To calculate the net worth of Mac Miller, subtract all his liabilities from his total assets. Investments, savings, cash deposits, and any equity he has in a house, car, or other similar asset are included in the total assets. All debts, such as personal loans and mortgages, are included in total liabilities.

Here’s the breakdown of his net worth:

Name: Mac Miller
Net Worth: $10 Million
Monthly Salary: $200 Thousand
Annual Income: $5 Million
Source of Wealth: Rapper, Record producer, Television Producer, Actor

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Early Life

Malcolm James McCormick was born on January 19, 1992, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. His father was an architect, and his mother was a photographer. His parents practice different religions. His mother was Jewish, but his father was Christian.

Mac Miller grew up Jewish and had a Bar Mitzvah. Mac Miller grew up in the Pittsburgh neighborhood of Point Breeze. Later, he attended Winchester Thurston School and Taylor Allderdice High School.

Mac Miller used to be interested in sports and was always eager to attend high school parties when he was in school.

Mac Miller was also interested in music and learned to play various instruments such as the piano, drums, bass, and guitar. He was a self-taught musician who never took music lessons.

While he aspired to be a singer in his adolescence, he began rapping at the age of fourteen. Mac Miller decided to focus on hip-hop when he was fifteen years old.

Career

While still in school, he released the mixtape ‘But My Mackin’ Ain’t Easy.’ He was 14 years old at the time and was known as EZ Mac. He was a member of the rap group ‘The Ill Spoken,’ which included another well-known Pittsburgh rapper, Beedie.

Mac Miller, a member of the rap group, released a mixtape called ‘How High’ in 2008. ‘How High’ was a hit, and he followed it up with two mixtapes, ‘The Jukebox: Prelude to Class Clown’ and ‘The High Life.’

In 2009, Mac Miller competed in the Shadow Lounge MC competition and made it to the final four in Rhyme Callisthenics.

Mac Miller signed with the ‘Rostrum Records’ label in 2010 when he was only seventeen years old. He was receiving invitations from some of the country’s top music labels, who were impressed by his talent. He did, however, prefer Rostrum Records, which was based in his hometown. This boosted his career and provided him with a steady income.

In the year 2010, the Rostrum Records label released a new mixtape titled ‘K.I.D.S.’ It was inspired by the movie “Kids.”

Mac Miller’s career took a significant step forward in late 2010, when he embarked on his first tour, dubbed “The Incredibly Dope Tour.” The tour was a huge success, selling out at every stop.

In 2010, the video for Mac’s first single, ‘Knock Knock,’ went viral on YouTube, bringing him national attention.

Miller released his first album, ‘Blue Slide Park,’ on his YouTube channel in July 2011. After a brief delay, the album was released in November 2011. It debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 and sold 144,000 copies in its first week.

In 2011, he made his first television appearance on the popular VH1 show “Single Ladies.” He later appeared on MTV in shows such as ‘Jams Fab Five.’

In June 2013, his second album, ‘Watching Movies with the Sound Off,’ was released.

He founded his own record label, REMember Music, in 2013. It was named after one of his deceased friends.

Mac Miller severed all ties with the ‘Rostrum Records’ label in 2014 after a long association. In the same year, he signed a recording contract and distribution deal with Warner Bros. Records for his personal recording label ‘REMember Music’ worth $10 million.

‘GO:OD AM,’ his third album, was released in September 2015.

He announced his fourth album, ‘The Divine Feminine,’ in July 2016. The album was released in September 2016 and received positive feedback from his fans.

Swimming, Miller’s fifth studio album, was released on August 3, 2018, to favorable reviews from critics. Swimming debuted at number three on the Billboard 200, selling 66,000 units, marking his fifth consecutive top five album release in the United States.

Following his death in September 2018, his single “Self Care” peaked at number 33 on the Billboard Hot 100, his highest position as a lead artist at the time. Swimming received a Grammy nomination for Best Rap Album at the 61st Annual Grammy Awards.

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Awards

In 2010, Mac Miller won two awards at the Pittsburgh hip hop awards.

His debut album, ‘Blue Slide Park,’ was the first independently distributed debut to reach number one since The Dogg Pound’s ‘Dogg Food’ in 1995.

Girlfriend

Until 2013, Mac Miller was in a four-year relationship with a woman. Many of the songs on his mixtape ‘Macadelic’ were inspired by his romantic relationship with the girl.

TMZ reported in August 2016 that Mac Miller was dating American singer Ariana Grande. Ariana Grande later confirmed the report in an Instagram post.

Drug Addiction & Death

Miller and his friends were arrested for marijuana possession during a tour to Upstate New York in February 2011, and they had to spend the night in jail. However, the case was later settled.

Mac Miller revealed that he used a combination of promethazine and codeine known as “purple drank” or “lean” to manage stress during his Macadelic Tour in 2012.

He stopped using promethazine in November 2012, just before filming for his reality show, ‘Mac Miller and the Most Dope Family,’ began.

On September 7, 2018, he died of an apparent drug overdose at his Studio City home in Los Angeles.

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