Mac Lethal
Mac Lethal
Celebrated Name: Mac Lethal
Real Name/Full Name: David McCleary Sheldon
Gender: Male
Age: 42 years old
Birth Date: 25 July 1981
Birth Place: Kansas City, Missouri
Nationality: American
Height: 1.73 m
Weight: 64 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Undisclosed
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): Yes (Maple Sheldon)
Dating/Girlfriend (Name): N/A
Is Mac LethalGay?: No
Profession: Rapper, Writer
Salary: N/A
Net Worth in 2024: $4 million
Last Updated: April 2024

Mac Lethal is an American rapper who has been in the field of music for nearly 20 years. However, it was after he opened up his own YouTube channel that he became a popular figure. His famous instruments are vocals, sampler, and consoles.

Maybe you know about Mac Lethal very well, but do you know how old and tall is he and what is his net worth in 2024? If you do not know, we have prepared this article about details of Mac Lethal’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

Early Life & Biography

Mac Lethal’s father, Warren Sheldon, was a musician and a music enthusiast. So the young Mac, born on 25 July 1981, grew up appreciating music. He spent his childhood in Kansas City, Missouri, where his mother, Ruth Sheldon, ran her own dress boutique. Mac was more inspired by his father and even encouraged to pursue music. He was the eldest of four siblings and spent a lot of time with his musician father, learning more about music and its varieties. In fact, he later dedicated the song “Turning Into My Father” to his mentor and idol.

Personal Life

David McCleary Sheldon took the stage name Mac Lethal when he started off as a rapper. When it comes to his personal life and affairs, Lethal is a very private person. He prefers to keep his family away from the media and the public eye to preserve their privacy. It is, however, known that he has a wife, and given his Instagram posts, including one picture of his stunning wife, it is quite clear that he has a happy marriage. The couple has two kids. Their first child was born in 2013 and is called Rockwell Carlin. Maple is their second child.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 25 July 1981, Mac Lethal is 42 years old as of today’s date 16th April 2024. His height is 1.73 m tall, and his weight is 64 kg.


Mac Lethal began his music vocation in the year 2002. He released his debut studio album, and Men Are from Mars, Pornstars Are from Earth, on HHI Recordings in 2002. The year turned out to be a lucky one for him as in the same year, and he won the Scribble Jam rap battle. In 2004 he accompanied underground rapper, Sage Francis, on the Fuck Clear Channel Tour. 2006 was a great year for Mac Lethal as he founded Black Clover Records with long time friend Jeremy Willis. Willis is associated with Datura Label. The following year, Mac Lethal released a studio album, 11:11, on Rhymesayers Entertainment.

2011 was a year of surprises for him beginning with a contract of $250,000, for five albums, two option, and one milestone deal from Sony. But he was not completely convinced about the deal and rejected the offer. Later that year, he released a video on YouTube of him rapping over the beat to Chris Brown’s “Look at Me Now.”

The unique bit of this video was the context where he actually makes pancakes in the kitchen while rapping. This out of the box way of shooting a rap video earned its dividends giving this post over a million views on YouTube. Mac Lethal was in fact invited by CNN and The Washington Post, after the success of this video. 2011 closed on a good note with Mac Lethal releasing the album Irish Goodbye, on Black Clover Records.

After his massive popularity, he started getting more offers to appear on and host shows. He together with Amber Diamond, he hosted the television show, Binge Thinking, which premiered on MTV2 on 1 April 2016. The same year he released, Congratulations, which featured Tech N9ne.

Alongside his YouTube channel Mac Lethal also ran a Tumblr feed called “Texts from Bennett.” Here he posted text message conversations between himself and a cousin Bennett. Many are of the opinion that this is an imaginary conversation though Mac Lethal himself maintains that the conversations are genuine.

The book proposal for the same was sold to Gallery Books, an imprint of Simon & Schuster, in May 2012, by Lethal’s William Morris Endeavor agents. The novel, of the same name, was finally released on 3 September 2013. On 4 November 2013, it was announced that “Texts From Bennett” would now be a TV show, and rights of it were purchased by FX.

Awards & Achievements

The “Look at Me” YouTube video was included in Spin’s “10 Most Contagiously Viral Musical Web Sensations of 2011” list.

Net Worth& Salary of Mac Lethal in 2024

Mac Lethal Net Worth
Mac Lethal Net Worth

As of April 2024, he has a net worth of nearly $4 million. Most of his earnings came from his performances and shows. A large part of his income was generated from his YouTube channel, which he started in 2006. Royalties from albums and earnings from Black Cover Records add to his net worth. In addition, he has earned form “Texts to Bennett” both in royalties from the sales of the novel and from rights to show it as a TV program.

Mac Lethal is a great storyteller, and that is how he is both a wonderful rapper and even a writer. His inherent sense of music and the simple narrative that he weaves into it makes his art unique and popular.


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