Marshmello is an award-winning electronic music producer and DJ who has relied on the power of the internet to push out incredible songs that have earned him fame globally. While he may be well known worldwide, his walk into stardom is abled by perseverance, hard work, and creativity, allowing him to creep into the list of world’s greatest music sensations.
He has multiple successful studio albums which include hit singles such as Happier, Wolves and Silence that went viral. He is also a talented, prize money winning gamer and he also hosts a cooking show for his young and old fans.
His initial decision to hide his true identity with a mask added a measure of twist, excitement, and mystery behind the face in the mask. Dig in as we unveil what he really looks like, his bio, net worth among other facts.
Who Is Marshmello?
Marshmello was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in the United States of America on the 19th of May 1992 and christened Christopher Comstock. Before using the moniker, Marshmello, he formerly used “Dotcom” as his stage name.
Not much is known about his childhood other than he was born in Pennsylvania. He later moved to Los Angeles in order to pursue a career in music. He is yet to disclose anything about his family background and educational pursuit as well.
Marshmello became a known name in the music industry in 2015 after his single titled Waves successfully hit the SoundCloud website. This brought big shots in the industry like Skrillex, Selena Gomez, Logic, Anne Marie, late Lil Peep among other notable acts to work with him. He has been privileged to perform in several big gigs like New York’s Pier 94, Pomona, California’s HARD Day of the Dead festival, and Miami Music Week.
His first studio album Joytime was released on January 8, 2016, and it peaked at number five on Billboard’s Dance/Electronic Songs chart then later was certified gold by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). His single titled Alone released on May 2016 automatically became a hit and charted on the Canadian Hot 100 as well as US Billboard Hot 100. In all, the track was certified gold in Canada by Music Canada and in the US by RIAA.
His other singles which he collaborated with other notable acts include Ritual featuring Wrabel, Twinbow featuring Slushii, and Silence featuring Khalid, among others. Silence was a huge hit and appeared in the top 20 in over 28 countries. Marshmello also collaborated with Selena Gomez to release Wolves which recorded a huge success and reached the top 10 in more than 20 countries. His other singles collaborated with highly rated artists include You & Me, Spotlight, There ×2, Friends, Every day, Fly, You Can Cry and the list goes on.
Marshmello second studio album titled Joytime II was released on June 22, 2018, but it did not make much impact as compared to the first studio album. He then went on to release his third album Joytime III on July 2, 2019, which did better than his sophomore album.
How Much Is His Net Worth?
There is no doubt that Christopher Comstock a.k.a Marshmello started off very well and has maintained the speed, after several years of coming to the spotlight. No wonder he has raked in an incredible net worth estimated to be about $22 million.
The American DJ earns as much as $100,000 per show. His earnings are mostly from his songs, tours, concerts, live streaming of his games, numerous social media platforms such as YouTube, Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and other ventures.
What Does He Look Like?
Though he initially hid his identity in the music industry, trusted media outlets like the Forbes, after proper investigation, affirmed that Christopher Comstock is the man behind the Marshmello mask. This fact was buttressed by a Facebook post made in July 2017 by the Indian actress, Urvashi Rautela, when she accidentally posted a photo of him unmasked. As expected, the post went viral due to the fact that no one knew what he looked like at the time.
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Interesting Facts About Marshmello
– His Awards and Recognitions
At the moment, the American DJ has well over eighteen award nominations for his works, winning five of them. They include the Best Use of Vocal at the 2017 Remix Awards for his remix of the song titled Alarm originally done by Anne-Marie, Best Electronic at 2018’s MTV Europe Music Awards, Best New Pop Artist and Dance Artist of the Year at the 2018 iHeartRadio Music Awards and Best Song for Pop/Electronic at 2019’s International Dance Music Awards.
– Social Media Presence
The talent music sensation, fondly called Mello by fans, has a massive social media presence which has helped project his works to fans globally. His Facebook has over 6.9 million, his Twitter is reading 1.87 million while Instagram has the highest following of over 24 million fans. Moreover, he created a YouTube channel that is already amassed over 36 million subscribers with over 6.1 billion views so far.
– His Height
Although Mello’s helmet may pose a challenge in determining his actual height, notwithstanding, his height has been estimated to be 6 ft 2 inches. However, his weight and other body measurement are still not available at the moment.