Marcel Theo Hall, better known by his stage name Biz Marki, was an American rapper, record producer, and actor. Among his many hits, "Just a Friend" became a smash hit, made the top 40 and was even listed by VH1 as one of the 100 Greatest Hip-Hop Songs of All Time. . Biz Marka's net worth before his death is estimated to be around $3 million.
|Full Name||Marcel Theo Hall|
|Birth Date||April 8, 1964|
|Birth Place||New York City, U.S.A.|
|Profession||Rapper, Record Producer, & Actor|
|Net Worth||$3 million|
Biz Marki was born as Marcel Theo Hall on April 8, 1964 in New York, United States. Raised primarily on Long Island, he graduated from Longwood High School in 1982. In his late teens, Marcel began performing in various nightclubs and colleges across the United States.
Biz Marki Net Worth and Career
Over the years, Marcel would continue to work on his rapping career. He then released his debut album Goin’ Off, released in 1988. Among the songs included on the album, Make the Music with Your Mouth, Biz Markie helped him gain many new fans.
Marcel also released his second album the following year, titled The Biz Never Sleeps. It was the same year that her single “Just a Friend” was released, which was Marseille’s breakthrough, reaching number nine on the Billboard chart.
Over the years, Marcel has started to make a name for himself performing in the United States. He has released other albums like I Need a Haircut. However, it failed due to a lawsuit claiming that one of his songs used an excerpt from another singer’s work. As a result, his album was withdrawn from circulation.
In the years that followed, Marcel became active on television, appearing as an actor in various roles on such shows as In Living Color, The Dirty Dozens, and Ed Bacon: Career Counselor. His acclaimed performances include Men in Black II, where he plays an alien.
Marcel married Tara Davis in 2005. He had several recent health issues that surfaced in 2020. In the same year he was hospitalized due to complications from type 2 diabetes. It was later revealed that Marcel was suffering from a diabetic coma and was hospitalized in a rehabilitation center.
In June 2021, rumors circulated on Twitter about Marseille’s death, which was quickly denied by his manager, who stated that Marseille was receiving the best possible medical attention for a speedy recovery.
Biz Marki died on July 16, 2021 from complications of diabetes.
Biz Brand Status
As of 2021, Biz Marki’s net worth is estimated at $3 million. Marcel has achieved great success in a career that has spanned rapping, acting, and record production.