How much is Mac Lethal worth?
|Net Worth:||$3 Million|
|Date of Birth:||July 25, 1981|
|Country:||United States of America|
About Mac Lethal
Mac Lethal is the stage name of David McCleary Sheldon. He’s an American author, songwriter, radio host, rapper, and YouTube personality. His career began in 2000 just after he graduated from high school. As of now, in addition to releasing four studio albums, he has also released his own book (“Texts from Bennett”), founded his own record label called (Black Clover Records), and previously worked as a radio host on the buzz show “Black Clover Radio” on KRBZ 96.5
How did Mac Lethal earn his net worth?
The reason why this author, rapper, and former television host is so rich is because of his many talents. In the 2000s, he has released multiple projects that eventually helped him to finally land a recording deal with a music label. Shortly after he signed with Rhymesayers Entertainment, he began creating mixtapes, extended plays, and singles. Shortly after the release of his first album, he released a sequence of mixtapes under the name “The Love Potion Collection”. The collection has four mixtapes that helped the rapper earn no more than $1.500.
In October 2007, the rapper released his sophomore album “11:11”. The album was met with relatively positive reviews from the fans and music critics. It was his breakthrough project that not only helped him achieve popularity but also earn a significant amount of money. From the adverts, sales, and promotions, Mac Lethal received more than $50.000 and, even now, this specific album remains by far his most successful in all aspects.
Why is he so famous?
Mac Lethal became famous when he released his debut studio album. David was born on July 25, 1981, in Kansas City, Missouri. He attended the Kemper Military School and then the Shawnee Mission’s Alternative Program. In the 1990s, when he was a teenager, he attended many rap battles and freestyle contents and that inspired him to become a hip hop artist. In the early 2000s, he began mixing and creating his own music projects.
Some of the very first music projects that Lethal produced and released are the extended plays “Moon Thinker” from 2001 and “Nine Situations” from 2003. At the same time, he self-released his debut studio album called “Men Are from Mars and Pornstars Are from Earth”. Despite not having neither commercial nor critical success, the album did help the rapper find national popularity and gain the attention of some of his early fans.
What makes him so successful?
What makes the YouTuber so successful are his abilities to write a book, create an album, and host a talk show on the radio. Apart from creating new music, Mac Lethal also founded his own label “Black Clover Records” in May 2006. It was through his own label that he has released his most recent albums – “Irish Goodbye” and “Congratulations, released in December 2011 and September 2016, respectively. A few years later, in 2011, he was offered a music contract from Sony worth $250.000, which he rejected. In 2016, the rapper hosted his own radio show “Black Clover Radio” on the KRBZ 96.5. He also hosted the television show “Binge Thinking” on MTV2 alongside Amber Diamond.
But perhaps the main reason why Mac Lethal is so successful is because he became a full-time YouTuber. In October 2006, just a few months after had he founded his own record label, he created his YouTube channel. Ever since then, he has constantly uploaded random videos on his account, with the most viewed being “Pancake Rap”, “27 Styles of Rapping”, and “The Greatest Pizza Order”, all of which amassing over 20 million views. As of now, besides having more than 2.95 million subscribers, the rapper’s channel has accumulated more than 291 million views in total.
Mac Lethal is one of the most controversial rappers and internet personalities in the United States, who now has more than 3 million followers online. He first started his career as an independent rapper. Then, he founded his own record label, and, in addition to releasing a lot of music, he became a YouTuber that posted videos regularly.
Concurrently with working these two professions, he also hosted television shows on radio and television, and, even released his own book, a novel titled “Texts from Bennett”, which was released in 2013.