Marcel Theo Hall, better known by his stage name Biz Markie, was a rapper, DJ, and record producer from the United States. Markie was best known for his 1989 single “Just a Friend,” which charted in multiple countries as a top 40 smash.
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Biz Markie’s Biography
Marcel Theo Hall popularly known as Biz Markie was born on the 8th of April, 1964. However, he was born in Manhattan, Harlem, New York, United States. Biz pursued his study at Longwood High School in Middle Island, New York. He later had his college study at Brentwood High School, Brentwood, Tennessee.
Biz Markie Brief Profile
- Real Name: Marcel Theo Hall
- Nickname: Biz Markie
- Date of Birth: 8 April 1964
- Age: 57 (as in 2021)
- Place of Birth: Manhattan, Harlem, New York, USA
- Nationality: American
- Occupation: American Rapper
- Marital Status: Married
- Wife Name: Tara Markie
- School Name: Longwood High School, Middle Island, New York
- College Name: Brentwood High School, Brentwood, Tennessee
Biz Markie Career
Biz released his first album Goin’off in 1988 which attracted attention because of the lead single “Make the Music with Your Mouth,Biz”.
He then became so professional in hip hop and freestyle. However, he brought out so many gems like Ego Maniac, Ultimate Diabolical, The Weekend Warrior, Impressionism, Yo Gabba Gabba Hey, The great white hype, Clearing the field.
Markie later entered movie acting. some of the movies he acted are Men in Black II, Sharknado 2, The Meteor Man, Breath Control.
Who is Biz Markie’s Wife?
Is Biz Markie married? Yes. He is married to Tara Davis Markie. However, Tara and Biz are having a daughter named Averi.
What Killed Biz Markie?
Biz was suffering from diabetes and was hospitalized in April 2020. Despite taking the best medical care from professional doctors, he later died on 16 July 2021 in a Baltimore hospital at 6:25 pm.
Biz Markie’s Net Worth 2022
Biz has an estimated net worth of approximately $3 million.