Tricia Davis is the wife of Thrift Shop singer Benjamin Hammond Haggerty famously known by his stage name Macklemore. She has been in Macklemore’s life for more than 10 years now and counting.
They were dating throughout the processes of his growth including when a few people attended his show. According to him, “My fiancee was with me when we were printing out 20 t-shirts at a time at a show with 15 people there, the rapper told Ellen DeGeneres on her eponymous show in January 2014. And now that he has won Grammy and other greatly desired awards, they are still waxing strong together.
Apart from being his heartthrob and confidant since the beginning of his career, Tricia Davis produces her husband’s music videos. She is also his tour manager. Read about more roles she plays in the life of the rapper who has become a music sensation.
5 Facts You Need To Know About Macklemore’s Wife
She Met Her Husband On MySpace
Tricia and Macklemore started dating back in 2006 after meeting through MYSpace. They bonded on their first meeting and in 2013 Macklemore proposed to her. Two years after he proposed, the duo walked down the aisle. While their relationship is simply an epitome of love, and they appear at every red carpet event together, their love has had its fair share of struggle in the past with Tricia absorbing the most of the difficulties. First was helping Macklemore battle drug addiction that landed him in OxyContin rehab.
Secondly, she had to love him against all odds even when her family (Tricia’s) was not in support of the whole affair.
Speaking about the drug addiction and the effect it had on their romantic affair in an interview with ABC News, Tricia revealed that everyone including her mom was against the relationship. But because Macklemore aroused part of her in a way that nobody has ever done before, so she stuck with him and even till date, she doesn’t have regrets for her decisions.
Tricia Davis Family and Kids
When it comes to showcasing her family on social media Tricia seems not to have anything to hide. She shares everything with her internet friends. In 2015 when she was still pregnant with her first child, Soane Ava Simone Haggerty Tricia, she made the announcement on social media with an emotionally rewarding video that was named “a Surprise From Ben and Tricia”. She was later born on May 29th, 2015 and her birth came with mixed feelings on the part of Macklemore; nervousness and excitement.
According to the rapper, he didn’t think he deserved to be a dad given his sad drug involvement in 2015. The news of the pregnancy contributed to his quest to change his lifestyle and become clear-headed. Baby Soana Ava also gave him the inspiration to sing the song “Growing Up” (Soane’s Song) which featured ED Sheeran.
In September 2017, Macklemore made another announcement concerning his wife second pregnancy via a promo video for his Gemini tour. Thankfully in March 2018 just before St. Patrick’s Day, the couple welcomed their second child whose name is yet to be revealed.
Her birth was revealed on April 4 while he spoke to Irish Radio station Spin 1038 on how he spent St. Patrick’s Day.
Her Husband Is Supportive of Gay Rights
Macklemore advocates for marriage equality for all irrespective of couples’ sexual orientation. He has demonstrated this fact in the wake of Australia’s gay debate at his pre-game entertainment in Sydney at Rugby League Grand Final which is the Australian version of Super Bowl where he sang his marriage equality anthem, Same Love. The US rapper collaborated with Mary Lambert to make the song Same Love which ranked at No. 11 on Billboard Hot 100.
Tricia Is Macklemore LLC’s Tour Merchandiser and Artist Manager.
Tricia has been playing the role of Macklemore’s Tour Merchandiser and artist manager for almost six and a half years.
She alongside a small management team are in charge of all marketing, branding, public relations and other decisions relating to business affairs for Macklemore LLC. She has handled three national tours including travel booking, financial settlements, merchandise management, and weekly reports, for her husband and Ryan Lewis whom he met the same year he met his Tricia. She is also active in their productions.
She Abandoned Her Nursing Career To Work In Macklemore’s Tour, Merchandise, and More.
Tricia Davis attended Seattle Pacific University and graduated with a nursing degree. She has once revealed to Seattle Weekly that her nursing career has been handy during Macklemore and Ryan Lewis’s tour as she delivers first aid whenever it is needed.