McBriare Samuel Lanyon ‘Mac’ DeMarco, also known by his stage name as Mac DeMarco, is a Canadian singer, Multi-instrumentalist, songwriter, and producer. The 31 years old famous singer hails from Duncan, British Columbia, Canada. He is famous for his albums, including ‘Another one‘ and ‘Salad Days.’ He has deep inclinations towards slacker rock and blue wave music genres. He started his career in 2006. However, it took him seven years to grab the limelight. Since 2012, he has been achieving milestones. Currently, Mac DeMarco is a big name in the music industry. His unique style of singing has earned him a net worth of $3 million as of 2022.
|Net Worth:||$3 Million|
|Profession:||Singer and Composer|
|Birth Date:||April 30, 1990|
Mac DeMarco was born on 30th April 1990 in Vancouver Island, Duncan, British, Columbia. He was raised in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. However, when he was four years old, his parents got divorced. Mac started did his schooling at the Mckernon School, junior high school. While he was in school, he began taking guitar classes from his maternal grandmother. His love for music made him join several bands during his high school, including the alternative R&B group ‘Sound of Love,’ the post-punk group, and the indie rock band ‘Meat cleavers.’
Mac got to associate with music when he was just 11 years old. He had music running in his blood. His grandmother was a famous opera singer, from whom he learned to play the guitar, while his grandfather was a professional saxophone player. In addition to this, his mother and aunt were also music lovers. He had full support from his family to pursue music as his career. He started to take music more seriously while he was in high school.
After completing high school, Mac went to live in the Killarney neighbourhood. It was the beginning phase of his music career when he self-produced his first album called ‘Heat-Wave.’ By 2009, he had a 500-unit run sold out. Along with this, Mac also started working on psychedelic video projects. During the same year, Mac formed his team along with Alex Calder and Jen Clement. The trio signed a few unfamiliar projects and began working on them. The group joined hands with a Vancouver-based band named Japandroids and started touring with them.
After doing a few projects, Mac decided to pay more attention to building his solo career and moved to Vancouver in 2011. Mac struggled a lot to find work as a musician. Finally, he ends up taking part in medical experiments to earn his livelihood. He also worked with the road paving crew to get some money.
The year 2012 came as a lucky charm for Mac, as he got signed by Captured Tracks. DeMarco got an opportunity to release his LP named ‘Rock and Roll Night Club‘ under the label, which included four tracks. His record label got impressed with the EP and enabled him to release his first full-length album named ‘2’. The album grabbed the attention of people and came out as a successful album. It received a positive response from the critics, such as the Pitchfork designation of ‘Best New Music.’ One of the pieces of music from his album also attracted favorable attention and got licensed for a target commercial.
Since then, the good things continued to come his way as in 2014, and he released his lead single ‘Passing Out Pieces‘ and his second album named ‘Salad days.’ Mac got his second Pitchfork’s designation for ‘Best new music,’ and his album got nominated for the Polaris Music awards. In March 2015, Mac DeMarco appeared on the talk show ‘Conan‘ and sang one of his songs called ‘Let Her Go.’ It helped him gain massive popularity among people. During the same year, he released his third album called ‘Another One’ which included a collection of romantic songs. Along with this, he released a video on the making of the album.
In May 2015, the first single from his album named ‘The way you’d love her’ got released by captured tracks. Followed by this, Mac released an instrumental album that included a total of nine songs. The album was titled ‘Some Other Ones.’ In later 2017, Mac released his third studio album called ‘The Old Dog.’ Followed by this, the artist released his two singles from the album. During 2017, and 2018, Mac DeMarco promoted his albums by appearing on several talk shows.
In March 2019, Mac announced his fourth album titled ‘Here Comes the Cowboy.’ Along with the announcement, he released his first single from the album titled ‘Nobody.’ The album was released after two months and became his first album to appear in the top 10 of the US Billboard number 10. In September 2020, Mac DeMarco collaborated with Yellow Days, a British artist for the track named ‘The Curse.’
When Mac DeMarco got his first breakthrough in 2012, he moved to Brooklyn, New York. Later on, he went to live in the Silver Lake Neighbourhood in Los Angeles. There he lived with his girlfriend ‘Kiera MacNally.’ In addition to this, Mac often keeps a jamming session with his friends and fellow musicians at his home, including Thundercat, Mac Miller, and Anderson Paak.
- Mac DeMarco receives his overall wealth from his professional career in singing and songwriting.
- He makes a lot of money from the sales of his albums.
- His estimated net worth stands at $3 million as of 2022.
Awards and Achievements
- In 2012, Mac received the Polaris Music award as a breakthrough artist.
- In 2014, Mac received two awards for his album ‘Salad days.’
- In 2014, he received a Rober Awards Music prize as the best male artist and best songwriter.
- In 2015, his album named ‘Another one’ received favorite indie pop and indie remix awards.
- In 2017, he received the Polaris Music award for album of the year.
Famous Quotes by Mac DeMarco
“I don’t want a job, and I think I’ve been trying my hardest to make sure I don’t have a job.”― Mac DeMarco
“I’m just being myself. I’m not a very complex guy; I’m not a very studious, crazy intellectual guy. I’m just a guy.”― Mac DeMarco
“Patience is important, and also, if you don’t want to do it, don’t do it. But if you do, do. That’s a general rule in how I live my life.”― Mac DeMarco
“Perfectionist? Thats not something I am.”― Mac DeMarco
“I was having a good time before, but you grow up after a couple years and realize, “I can’t get drunk like this every night.” Things change.”― Mac DeMarco
“Regardless of how funny I want to be, I don’t ever have a problem speaking from my heart or speaking honestly to people.”― Mac DeMarco
As of 2022, Mac DeMarco’s net worth is $3 million.
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