Tom MacDonald is a Canadian-born rapper that first put a record out in 2014.
He was born on September 21, 1988, in Vancouver, Canada.
His mom is named Lee Ann MacDonald.
Tom spent most of his teenage years as a professional wrestler.
By the time he was 17, MacDonald had wrestled across Canada, on Pay Per View with many WWE Super Stars and a bi-weekly TV show in Alberta. ”I started wrestling when I was fourteen,” Tom explained in an interview. ”Was on my first show a couple of months after I started training.”
At some point, he left the wrestling business and started a career in the music industry.
During an interview, Tom declared:
“Honestly, my inspiration for pursuing a career in music was that my pursuit of a career in professional wrestling had come to an end.”
In 2014, MacDonald released his debut album, titled – ”LeeAnn’s Son.” The album featured guest appearances from Brevner & Stevie Ross.
He started his YouTube channel on May 11, 2009. His first YouTube video was posted in May 2014 and is titled – ”Wannabe (Official Video).”
In 2015, Tom released two albums, ”See You Tomorrow” and ”Dream People & the Whiskey Wars.”
In January 2018, MacDonald released the music video for his song “Helluvit.” Later that year, MacDonald released the album ”Deathreats.”
In 2019, Tom released the album ”Ghostories,” while in 2020, ”Gravestones.” Also, in 2020, MacDonald released the mixtape ”Flowers for the Dead” and collaborated with Struggle Jennings on Ryan Upchurch‘s song “Travelers.”
In 2021, MacDonald released the single ”Clown World.” It reached #1 on the US iTunes Hip-Hop/Rap Sales Chart.
On April 9, 2021, Tom, alongside Brandon Hart and Nova Rockafeller, released the album – ”As Far As The Stars.”
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Tom MacDonald started dating Nova Rockafeller in 2017.
Nova is a recording artist who signed a partnership with Island Record and Boardwalk Records.
Her musical influences range from Weezer (an American rock band formed in Los Angeles) to Busta Rhymes. Rockafeller incorporates the early 1990s sounds.
Nova was born in Edmonton, Canada, and was raised in Jamaica. Rockafeller grew up loving ’90s alternative rock and pop. In 2011, Nova published an album titled – ”Insufficient Funds.”
In 2017, Rockafeller began a music duo called GFBF with her boyfriend – MacDonald. In 2015, Nova contributed to the soundtrack for the American teen comedy The Duff.
Some of the stars in The Duff are:
- Ken Jeong;
- Allison Janney;
- Mae Whitman;
- Bianca Santos;
- Robbie Amell;
- Skyler Samuels;
- Nick Eversman;
- Bella Thorne.
Based on a novel by Kody Keplinger, The Duff was produced by Susan Cartsonis and Mary Viola, written by Josh A. Cagan (best known as being a writer for the series Undergrads), and directed by Ari Sandel.
Tom MacDonald is 6 feet and 1 inch tall.
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”If someone thinks you are their competition, you don’t need to compete – you’ve already won. Real ones know the only competition is with themselves.”
”I’ve been an underdog for my whole life.”
”Art is supposed to make you FEEL. Something. ANYTHING.”
”I’ll never be one to advocate obeying.”
“I refuse to feel ashamed cause of my pretty blue eyes.”
”At the beginning, you don’t know how to start it, in the middle, it feels like it’s never gonna end, and when it’s over, you wish you had it back.”
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”Everyone always says this, but it’s the truth – be yourself. Make honest music. Even if you’re not the most talented rapper on the block – a relentless work ethic goes a long way.”
”Being ‘likeable’ is far less important than having unquestionable morals.”
”They’re lying to you. DON’T GIVE UP. You got this. Like, you really do.”
”They say success is the best revenge, but honestly, revenge is the best revenge.”
”So much negativity in the air lately…so I’m going to record the happiest song of all time for y’all.”
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He has cited Aerosmith, Marilyn Manson, Janis Joplin, Joe Cocker, 2Pac, Black Sabbath, Led Zeppelin, Pink Floyd, Lady Gaga, and The Beatles as musical influences. ”Guys like Zeppelin and the Beatles,” he told Spotlight. ”Their music has been around for 30-40 years, and it’s really timeless.”
His videos have aired on Canadian nationwide television, including major networks such as MTV of Canada – MuchMusic.
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Tom MacDonald – Net Worth
MacDonald earned most of his wealth from selling copies of his mixtapes (Flowers for the Dead, Therapy, and MacBeth) and albums (Gravestones, Ghostories, Deathreats, Dream People & the Whiskey Wars, As Far As The Stars, See You Tomorrow, and LeeAnn’s Son).
Tom also makes money from selling merch on hangovergang.com.
In addition, MacDonald has a YouTube channel with over 477 million views (about $1.2 million in revenue before state taxes). Therefore, rapper Tom MacDonald has an estimated net worth of $3 million.
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