Marcus King is a young American musician, singer, songwriter, and guitarist. He has created his own music band by the name of Marcus King Band. He performs solo as well as with his band.
As of 2022, Marcus King's net worth is estimated to be $13 million.
|Net Worth||$13 million|
|Given Name||Marcus Lee King|
|Famous Name||Marcus King|
|Source(s) of Fame||Singer, Guitarist, Songwriter|
|Date of Birth||March 11, 1996|
|Place of Birth||Greenville, South Carolina|
Marcus King was born Marcus Lee King on the 11th of March 1996 in Greenville, South Carolina. His father’s name is Marvin King. His father was a famous guitarist in South Carolina. His grandfather Bill King also liked to play the fiddle and guitar.
King was inspired by his father and grandfather so he began playing guitar very early in his childhood. At just 4 years of age, King started practicing guitar. At 8, he began performing. At only 11 years of age, Marcus King started his professional career as a musician.
Marcus King began his professional career at 11 by playing guitar along with his father, Marvin King. In 2011, when King was 15, he made his way into the Orange Peel music club in Asheville. He wanted to give a demonstration to Warren Haynes, the guitarist in the band Allman Brothers. Haynes was stunned by the maturity of his vocals and the versatility of his music. He began mentoring King.
Marcus created songs and made videos of himself to upload on YouTube. One of such viral videos got the attention of Dave Cobb, the producer at RCA Studio A. Cobb tracked Marcus and offered him some projects.
In 2013, Marcus formed his own music band. The band includes Jack Ryan as the drummer, Stephen Campbell as the bass player, Justin Johnson as the trumpeter, Dean Mitchell as the steel guitarist, and Marcus King as the lead singer and guitarist. The band has played about 140 shows in 2021.
In 2015, the band released an album titled Soul Insight. The album ranked number 8 on the Blues Album Chart.
In 2016, the title album of the band was released. The album Marcus King Band ranked number 2 on the Blues Album Chart.
In 2018, the band released another album by the title of Carolina Confessions. It also ranked number 2 on Blues Album Chart.
The debut solo album of Marcus King, El Dorado was released in 2020.
Currently, Marcus King has a girlfriend named Haley. He has declared Haley as his girlfriend in multiple Instagram posts. He says that his relationship with Haley is very dear to him and it inspires him while writing songs. At 25 years of age, he thinks it’s too early to get married.
Marcus King is active on Instagram. He has two Instagram accounts. One of those is his personal Instagram account where he posts his personal pictures with friends and family. The other Instagram account he has is for his band. Through this account, he posts pictures from his musical shows and updates regarding the activities of his band.
Marcus King has a YouTube channel. He has uploaded more than 50 videos through his channel. His videos all together have more than 20 million views.
Marcus King has over 8 hundred thousand monthly listeners on Spotify. Marcus King Band has over 6 hundred thousand monthly listeners on Spotify.
Marcus King is a young and talented musician from South Carolina. In a very short time, he has made his name in the music industry. Inspired by his family, Marcus King has rocked the world of rock and blues music. He has secured a net worth of $13 million.
Marcus King has sometimes been associated with other Musicians such as Harit Cheewagaroon, Eugene, Lisa O’Hare, Dap Sugar Willie, Dominic Hoffman, Travis T. Flory, Kevin Anderson, Terry Lester, and Jordi El Niño Polla.