Biz Markie Biography
Biz Markie born Marcel Theo Hall is an American rapper, singer, DJ, record producer, actor, comedian, and writer.
Markie is best known for his 1989 single “Just a Friend” which became a Top 40 hit in several countries. “Just a Friend” made No. 100 on VH1’s list of the 100 greatest hip-hop songs of all time in 2008.
In addition, he has been called the “Clown Prince of Hip Hop”. Theo went into the hospital for his diabetes in April 2020 and his condition to date is unclear. In April 2020, he went into the hospital for his diabetes. His condition to date is unclear.
In December 2020 an update was posted by hihopdx.com. It was rumored that he was dead on Twitter on July 1st, 2021. His representative told Rolling Stone, “The news of Biz Markie’s passing is not true, Biz is still under medical care, surrounded by professionals who are working hard to provide the best healthcare possible.”
Biz Markie Age and Birthday
Marcel Theo Hall was born on April 8th, 1964 in New York City, United States. Markie is 57 years old as of 2021. He celebrates his birthday on April 8th every year.
Biz Markie Height and Weight
Markie measures a standing height of 6 feet 2 inches tall to 1.88 meters. He also weighs 70 kilograms which is equivalent to 154 lbs. Biz has a bald head and black eyes.
Biz Markie Family, Parents, and Siblings
The American rapper, Markie, maintains a low profile about his personal life. There is no known information concerning his parents, siblings nor his other relatives. This information is currently under review and will soon be updated.
Biz Markie Dating, Wife and Children
Biz is a loving husband to Tara Markie. There is no known information about the couple having kids. This information is however currently under review and will soon be updated.
Biz Markie Education and Career
Markie was raised on Long Island and graduated from Longwood High School in 1982.
He began his career in New York City nightclubs and later gained regional recognition by performing at colleges in Washington, D.C., Maryland; Virginia; and Pennsylvania. Markie was interviewed in the 1986 cult documentary Big Fun in the Big Town. He released his debut album, Goin’ Off, in 1988 which attracted a fair amount of attention, largely due to the lead single, ‘Make the Music with Your Mouth, Biz”.
In 2020, Markie started hosting a radio show on SiriusXM’s LL Cool J’s Rock the Bells Radio (channel 43) every weekday from 13:00 to 16:00 EST. In April 2020, he was hospitalized due to complications from Type 2 diabetes. As of July 2020, his wife and family have not commented publicly on his condition.
In December 2020, it was reported that Markie was staying in a rehabilitation facility as a result of a stroke he had suffered after going into a diabetic coma.
Biz Markie Net Worth and Salary
The amazingly talented rapper, beatboxer, DJ, actor, comedian, television personality, and spokesperson, Markie, has an estimated net worth of $3 million. However, his annual salary is currently under review and will soon be updated.
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