Marcel Theo Hall, better known by his stage name of Biz Markie was an American rapper. Among his several hit songs, the single called “Just a Friend” was a big hit that managed to be in the top 40 as well as even a mention by VH1 of it being among the 100 greatest hip hop songs of all time. Biz Markie’s networth before his death was estimated at $3 million.
|Full Name||Marcel Theo Hall|
|The Birth Date||April 8, 1964|
|Birthplace||New York City, U.S.A.|
|Profession||Rapper, Record Producer, & Actor|
Biz Markie, born Marcel Theo Hall in New York on April 8, 1964. He was a Long Islander and attended Longwood High School. Marcel started performing in various nightclubs in different states in his teen years.
Biz Markie Net Worth & Career
Marcel continued to develop his career as a rapper over the years. He would then launch his debut album which was titled Goin’ Off that was released in 1988. The song Make the Music with Your Mouth was one of the many songs on the album that helped Biz Markie gain new fans.
Marcel’s second album, The Biz Never Sleeps was released the following year. Marcel’s single Just a Friend, which reached number nine on Billboard’s charts, was released the year after.
Marcel established his name over the years and began performing all across the U.S. He released more albums, including I Need a Haircut. However, he would have a setback because of a lawsuit that mentioned that one of his songs had used a sample from another singer’s work. His album was then pulled from circulation.
Marcel began acting in TV shows in the 1990s. He also appeared in roles as an actor in shows like In Living Color, The Dirty Dozens and Ed Bacon: Guidance counselor. Men in Black II was his most popular role, in which he portrays an alien.
In 2005, Marcel was married to Tara Davis. Recent health problems have been revealed to the public by Tara Davis in 2020. In that same year, he was hospitalized for complications due to his Type 2 Diabetes condition. Marcel was admitted to rehabilitation after it was revealed that he had been in a diabetic-coma.
Twitter rumors circulated in June 2023 about Marcel’s death. However, his manager quickly denied the rumours and said that Marcel was receiving the best possible health care for a speedy recovery.
Biz Markie passed away on July 16, 2023 from complications related to diabetes.
Biz Markie Net Worth
Biz Markie is estimated to have a net worth of $3,000,000 as of 2023. Marcel has enjoyed a lot success in his career, which has included acting, rapping and producing records.