Ryan Lewis is a well-known face of Hollywood. He is a multitalented person who is an American record producer, musician, and DJ.
Early Life And Education Of Ryan Lewis
He was born on March 25, 1988, in Spokane, Washington and only son of Julie and Scott Lewis. Apart from him, his parents have two daughters Teresa and Laura. From his childhood, he had shown deep interest in music.
He used to play guitar in rock bands at the age of 15. He did his schooling from Ferris High School in Spokane, Washington and after that, he graduated from Roosevelt High School in Seattle. Graduating from the University of Washington he did his major in Comparative History of Ideas. Similarly, he was also inclined to photography from his childhood.
Ryan Lewis' Career
He started taking photos and videos for rapper Macklemore from the summer of 2006. After producing a few trial run songs together, they collaborated together and became the VS.EP in late 2008.
He released the Symmetry & Ryan Lewis LP with Rhode Island emcee in 2009. Two tracks were included in them: “Feel Right” and “ Make me Yours.” After being criticized for having lack of supporting artists by bringing in new voices he tried to address those reviews. He tried to make his personal remix of the song “ Vipasanna” after Jake one made remix of “CREW CUTS”.
Macklemore and Lewis released The Heist on October 2012. On Billboard charts, the album came at Number 2 position and at number 1 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums and Top Rap Albums. It sold 78,000 copies in the first week of release of the album. The album received more than 1 million plays on SoundCloud. Talking about YouTube views there were over 350 million views.
Their first international tour was in Pullman, Washington 2011 where they promoted their latest album named VS. Redux. Over half of the plays were sold out of 27 venues. On the album The Heist there were two songs “My Oh My” and “Can’t Hold Us” in 2010. After that, they began on a national tour in November 2012.
Similarly, by performing “Can’t Hold Us” on transit bus they surprised riders on 2014. His albums and EPs with Macklemore are The VS.EP, The VS. Redux and the Heist. The Thrift Shop their most successful single became No.1 in 2012 Triple J’s Hottest 100.
Likewise, it became No.1 on the Billboard Hot 100 also. The single has sold over 7 million copies in the US alone. Their another single “Same Love” also popularize and another song “Can’t Hold Us” reached Platinum status on April 2013.
Ryan Lewis' Net Worth And Salary
Ryan Lewis' net worth is $18 million at present. He has earned a huge amount of salary from his career from where he has been successful to earn such a net worth.
He has worked as a professional photographer and videographer in his career. He released his debut extended play, Instrumentals in 2008, with four alternative hip hop songs.
Ryan Lewis' Personal Life
Talking about his personal life, he became engaged to his longtime girlfriend Jackie Ganger. Ganger likes to read and her most liked book is Wisdom from the warren.
The couple officially married his long-time girlfriend, Jackie Ganger on July 1, 2017. The couple met when they were 15 years old, and after years of dating - Lewis proposed in December of 2015.
by sabna, 29 Jun, 2014