Biz Markie Net Worth is $3 Million (as of 2019)
It has been calculated that the total amount of Biz Markie net worth reaches a high sum of 2.5 million dollars, as of right now. His net worth has been earned mainly through his career as a rapper, but in addition to this involvement, he is also an occasional actor and comedian. Biz Markie was born in 1964 in Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey and his birth name is Marcel Theo Hall. In the 1980s, Biz Markie started his career in music, which has added up a lot to the overall size of Biz Markie net worth. In 1988 Biz Markie released his first album which was called “Goin’ Off”. His second album proved to be more successful and it was called “The Biz Never Sleeps”. His most well known and successful single was included in this album, called “Just a Friend”. The single landed in the 9th place on the U.S. charts. In fact, VH1 named this single as one of the 100 Greatest Songs of Hip Hop. Moreover, the single “Just a Friend” was also recognized as one of the Top 100 Greatest One Hit Wonders.
|Net Worth:||$3 Million|
|Age:||55 years old|
|Height:||6 ft 2 in (1.905 m)|
|Date of birth:||Apr 08, 1964|
|Nationality:||United States of America|
|Occupation:||Singer-songwriter, Actor, Record producer, Rapper, Disc jockey, Comedian|
In 1991, Biz Markie released his third studio album which was called “I Need a Haircut”. However, at about the same time, a lawsuit was raised against Biz Markie. It included Gilbert O’Sullivan, who stated that in the album samples of his song called “Alone Again (Naturally)” were used without his permission. The lawsuit ended in the winning of Gilbert O’Sullivan. Thus, the result of this lawsuit was that the album was removed from the shelves in stores. In 1993, Biz Markie released the fourth studio album, called “All Samples Cleared!”. However, the sales of this album proved to be quite small. Later in his career,
Biz Markie started his work as an actor and has appeared in films, such as “Men in Black II”, “In Living Color”, “Wild ‘n Out”, and “Celebrity Fit Club”. Thus, these appearances have also added up a lot to the total size of Biz Markie net worth. In addition to his solo career in music, Biz Markie has also been known for his work with other musicians. He has worked with the Wu-Tang Clan, The Beastie Boys, Len, The Rolling Stones and some others. In 2008, Biz Markie was chosen as an opening act for Chris Rock’s tour. Also, Biz Markie appeared in the tour of “Yo Gabba Gabba”, and these appearances also increased the overall amount of Biz Markie net worth.