Biz Markie

Birth Day March 8th, 1964
Birth Place New York City, New York, USA
Age 59 Years Old
Zodiac Sign Aries

About Biz Markie

An American rapper, singer-songwriter, Dj, actor, TV personality, & record producer, Biz Markie was famous for appearances on "In Living Color", "Men in Black II", "Celebrity Fit Club", "Wild's Out". He was best known for his hit albums like "Goin' Off", "The Biz Never Sleeps", "I Need a Haircut", "All Samples Cleared", "Weekend Warrior" as well as he also recognized for his song "Just a Friend", "Vapors", "Make the Music With Your Mouth", "Let Me Turn You On", "Young Girl Bluez", "What Comes Around Goes Around".
Additionally, Biz Markie has been called the "Clown Prince of Hip Hop". He opened for Chris Rock's tour in 2008 and took part in the 2013 "Yo Gabba Gabba" tour. He started hosting a radio show on "SiriusXM" on LL Cool J's Rock the Bells Radio (channel 43) every weekday from 1:00 to 4:00 EST in 2020. His single "Just a Friend" which became a top 40 hit in several countries, made No. 100 on VH1's list of the 100 greatest hip hop songs of all time and was ranked 81 on VH1's 100 greatest One-Hit Wonders in 2000. He rapped on the track "So Fresh" alongside Slick Rick on Will Smith's 1999 album willennium, and he appeared on the first season of the TV show "Celebrity Fit Club" which challenged celebrities to lose weight by a combination of diet and exercise. He was the DJ on the VH1 game show "Hip Hop Squares" between 2017 and 2019, a spin-off of the popular game show "Hollywood Squares". Then, he made an appearance in the season 3 finale of the ABC series "Black-ish" in 2017.

Biz Markie Birthday, Parents, Siblings & Nationality

Biz Markie was conceived under the star sign of Aries in Harlem, New York, the U.S. He was raised on Island. Born on 8 April 1964, he held American nationality and belonged to an African-American ethnic background. His religious belief was in the Christian religion. Lastly, he celebrated his 57 birthday in April 2021. Thus, his race was black and his birth name was Marcel Theo Hall.
Biz Markie had not shared much about his parents and siblings.
Regarding Biz Markie's education, he was educated and graduated from Longwood High School in 1982.

Biz Markie Wife - Did he have children?

Biz Markie Wife

The versatile singer, Biz Markie was a married guy. He was married to model Tara Markie in 2005 in a private ceremony. They have a son named Treach Markie and the couple also have a daughter named Averi. On 25 April 2019, he shared a couple of photos with his wife on Instagram. His sexual orientation was straight.

Biz Markie Net Worth

Biz Markie American Rapper

The net worth of Biz Markie was around $5 million at the time of his death. He also has a handsome amount of salary which was also in millions of dollars per year. His major source of income was his singing, songwriting, DJ, rapper, &record producer.

Body Measurement - How tall is Biz Markie?

Biz Markie stands had a height of 6 feet 3 inches (1.9 m) whereas his body weight was around 100 Kg (220 Ibs). His eye color was dark brown and his hair color was dark brown. His body build was average.

Is Biz Markie dead?

At the age of 57, Biz Markie would ultimately die at a Baltimore hospital on 16 July 2021. The cause of death has not been released. On 1 July 2021, rumors of his death circulated on Twitter but the news of Biz Markie's passing is not true and he is still under medical care. Back then, he was hospitalized due to severe complications from Type 2 diabetes in April 2020. A few months later, he was staying in a rehabilitation facility as a result of a stroke he has suffered after going into a diabetic coma.

Studio Albums

  • 1988- "Goin' Off"
  • 1989- "The Biz Never Sleeps"
  • 1991- "I Need a Haircut"
  • 1993- "All Samples Cleared"
  • 2003- "Weekend Warrior"


  • 1994- "Biz's Baddest Beats"
  • 1996- "Schoolhouse Rock! Rocks"
  • 1998- "On the Turntable"
  • 2000- "On the Turntable 2"
  • 2002- "Greatest Hits"'
  • 2006- "Make the Music with Your Mouth, Biz"
  • 2009- "Ultimate Diabolical"
  • 2010- "The Aquabats Radio Down!"

Charting Singles

  • 1987- "Make the Music With Your Mouth"
  • 1988- "Vapors"
  • 1989- "Just a Friend"
  • 1991- "What Comes Around Goes Around"
  • 1993- "Let Me Turn You On"
  • 1993- "Young Girl Bluez"

Songs List:

  • Just A Friend
  • Nobody Beats the Biz
  • Vapors
  • Make the Music With Your Mouth Biz
  • Pickin' Boogers
  • Biz Is Goin' Off
  • Spring Again
  • This Is Something for the Radio
  • Let Me See U Bounce
  • What Comes Around Goes Around
  • Young Girl Bluez
  • Let Me Turn You On
  • One Two
  • Biz Dance, Pt. 1
  • Albee Square Mall
  • I'm the Biz Markie
  • Funk Is Back
  • Cool V's Tribute to Scratching
  • Chinese Food
  • I Hear Music
  • Busy Doing Nuthin
  • Alone Again
  • Turn the Party Out
  • Let Go My Eggo
  • Things Get a Little Easier
  • Biz's Beat of the Day
  • Not a Freak
  • Take It From the Top
  • Bad By Myself


  • 2007-2015- "Yo Gabba Gabba!"
  • 2005-2010- "Celebrity Fit Club", "Martin Lawrence Presents 1st Amendment Stand Up"
  • 2003-2005- "Kung Faux"
  • 2017- "Roxanne"
  • 2002- "Men In Black II", "Crank Yankers"
  • 1993- "The Meteor Man"
  • 2014- "Sharknado 2"
  • 1986- "Big Fun in the Big Town"
  • 2012- "Sample: Not For Sale", "Hip Hop Squares"
  • 2003- "5 Sides of a Coin", "Kung Faux: Vol.3"
  • 2007- "Gangsta Chronicles: Calvin Klein Bacote 2007"
  • 2005- "Black and Blue: Legends of the Hip-Hop Cop 2005", "1st Amendment Stand Up", "The Andy Milonakis Show"
  • 2002- "Breath Control: The History of the Human Beat Box", "Lyricist Lunge: Hip Hop Video Classics"
  • 2013- "Kung Faux: Vol.4"
  • 2006- "Kung Faux: Vol.5"
  • 1999- "Office Space Soundtrack"

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