With tens of millions of records sold and multiple Grammy awards to his name, Macklemore now ranks as one of the most notable rappers in the world. It, however, wasn’t easy achieving that status as the rapper struggled with drug addiction issues for years. He also suffered relapses but relied on the support of his inner circle to triumph. One prominent part of that inner circle is his long-time love and wife, Tricia Davis.
Also from Seattle, Tricia Davis took a chance on Macklemore when others looked down on him. She even went against her family’s wishes and supported him through his addiction battles and the tough beginnings of his career. Thankfully, her effort has not been in vain as Macklemore is now a well-known rapper. They have gone ahead to tie the knot. They have also welcomed three kids, and she proudly shows off her lovely family on social media.
Tricia Davis is a Native of Seattle, Washington
Tricia Davis is 37 years old as she was born on the 29th of January 1984. Her birthplace is Seattle, Washington and her nationality is American. Her ethnicity, on the other hand, is Caucasian. There are not that many details about Tricia Davis’ family background, including facts such as her father’s name or any potential siblings that she may have. It is, however, known that her mother’s name is Diana.
Tricia Davis grew up in Seattle and completed her high school diploma in regular time. Afterward, she enrolled at Seattle Pacific University to study nursing. Davis spent about two years in school, during which she was an outstanding student and often made it to the dean’s list. She later left school to concentrate on helping her then boyfriend’s career.
Tricia Davis is Married To Grammy-Winning Rapper, Macklemore
The husband that Tricia Davis has helped support his career is no other than Grammy-winning rapper Macklemore. Real name – Benjamin Hammond Haggerty, Macklemore was born on the 19th of June 1983 in Seattle, Washington. He hails from a family of four, including parents – Bill Haggerty and Julie Schott and a brother named Tim. Macklemore grew up in Seattle and began listening to hip hop by the age of 6. By the age of 15, he was already penning lyrics and dropped his first mixtape at the age of 17.
This was in the year 2000, and Macklemore dropped other mixtapes with little success. His fortunes, however, changed after he became a formal collaboration with producer and DJ Ryan Lewis in 2009. The collaboration yielded hit singles such as Winds and Can’t Hold Us, and in 2012, the duo dropped their debut studio album, The Heist. The album reached No.2 on the Billboard 200 and won four Grammy awards, including best rap album, best rap song, best rap performance, and best new artist. Since then, Macklemore has dropped other albums, both solo works and collaborations with Ryan Lewis.
They Began Dating in 2006 and Wed Nearly a Decade Later in 2015
Macklemore and Tricia Davis first met each other through MySpace in 2006. At that time, they were both in their 20s and began a steady relationship. Their romance progressed smoothly for the next few years, but they later encountered issues due to Macklemore’s drug addiction. The rapper had started abusing alcohol at the age of 13 and later progressed to the intense synthetic heroin, OxyContin. He succeeded in hiding his addictions from his loved ones, but it later manifested in the form of his selfish and uncaring attitude towards his girlfriend. This negatively impacted Davis and her family members advised her to dump Macklemore, but she refused to.
Macklemore, on his part, realized that he might lose one of the best things that happened to him and decided to do something. Encouraged by his dad, he entered rehab and cleaned up his act. He later got out and continued pursuing his career and his romance with Davis. As is common knowledge, starting a career in the music industry is not easy, and Macklemore endured some tough times. Through it all, Davis staunchly supported him. She contributed ideas for his videos. She also managed his tours and merchandise. The couple’s hard work later paid off, but they did not allow fame to derail their romance. They held on steadfastly to each other and, after seven years of dating, got engaged on the 21st day of January 2013. They later tied the knot on the 27th of June 2015.
The Couple Now have Three Kids Including Daughters, Sloane, and Colette
Tricia Davis and Macklemore have been married for 6 years, and their union keeps on waxing strong. The rapper remains grateful for all his wife did for him and has spoken at length about it in interviews. He also showers endearments on her on social media. Davis, on her part, remains supportive of her husband’s career and regularly promotes his concert on social media. Davis and Macklemore make their home in Seattle and have welcomed three children in the course of their marriage. Their first child is their daughter, Sloane Ava Simone Haggerty, who was born on the 29th of May 2015.
Sloane makes a regular appearance on her parents’ Instagram pages. Her dad has also revealed that she is quite multi-talented and indulges in activities such as singing, ballet, dancing, and painting. He loves that she is expressive and will not pressure her to is a daughter, Colette Koala, who was born on the 16th of March 2018. Colette turned three in 2021, and her famous dad took to Instagram to fete her. He described her as his lil twin, golfing partner, animal lover, fastest scooter driver, and overall boss. He listed her qualities as hilarious, nurturing, and determined and stated that he didn’t want her to grow so fast.
Tricia Davis and Macklemore welcomed their third child, a son named Hugo Jack Haggerty, on the 30th of July 2021. The excited couple took to Instagram to share cute pictures of him with Davis expressing hope that he would crush the distorted masculine and awaken the divine. It can’t be easy raising three kids, but Tricia Davis and her husband are handling it capably. They regularly share pictures of them doing fun stuff with their children on Instagram. They also make sure not to neglect each other. On mother’s day 2021, Macklemore paid an extensive tribute to Davis. He praised her for raising the kids with grace, humility, patience, curiosity, and humor and described her as their hero.
She Has Served as a Tour and Merchandise Manager for Her Husband
Since leaving college, Tricia Davis has busied herself as a tour, merchandise, and artist manager for her husband. In this role, she has managed three full national tours for her husband and his collaborative partner, Ryan Lewis. She took care of everything, including the financial settlement, merchandise management, travel booking, and oversight of artists’ technical and hospitality demands.
Tricia Davis also manages her husband’s online brand merchandise site. She heads a five person-team that takes care of merchandise orders, coordination with designers and printers, monthly inventory, and profit reports. Davis has certainly come a long way from her days as a nursing student, but she still remembers all she was taught and often uses her skills to provide first aid for people who sustain an injury while on tour.
Tricia Davis has also Produced Some of Her Husband’s Hit Music Videos
Tricia Davis now has a net worth that runs into millions of dollars, and another way through which she makes her money is as a music video producer. The Seattle native has worked with directors to develop storylines and concepts for several of her husband’s videos. She has also overseen location arrangements, costuming, casting, props, and what have you.
Some of the music videos that Tricia Davis has helped produce for her husband over the years include Wings, And We Danced, and Thrift Shop. She also co-produced the video for his 2011 song, Can’t Hold Us. The song reached No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 and received a Grammy Award nomination for best video. It then won the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards for Best Hip-Hop Video.