Mac DeMarco

Mac DeMarco

Rock Singer

MacBriare Samuel Lanyon DeMarco (born Vernor Winfield MacBriare Smith IV; April 30, 1990) is a Canadian singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and producer.

Full Name
Vernor Winfield McBriare Smith IV
Apr 30, 1990
5′ 9″
Net Worth


Mac DeMarco was born April 30, 1990 in Duncan, British Columbia, Canada. He is a Canadian singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and producer who plays indie rock and lo-fi music. His zodiac sign is Taurus.

DeMarco began his musical career as a member of the Vancouver-based band The Meat Cleavers in 2006. He then went on to form Makeout Videotape with Alex Calder in 2008. In 2010 he released his debut album Rock and Roll Night Club under the name Makeout Videotape and released two more EPs in 2011. In 2012, he released his second album 2 under his own name and began touring extensively throughout Europe and North America.

In 2013, DeMarco was signed to Captured Tracks records which released his third album Salad Days in 2014. The album received critical acclaim and was named one of the best albums of the year by Pitchfork and Rolling Stone Magazines. DeMarco has since released two more albums, Another One (2015) and This Old Dog (2017).

His fourth album Here Comes the Cowboy was released in 2019 to mixed reviews from critics but still managed to reach number 9 on the US Billboard 200 chart. He has won several awards including Best New Artist at the Junos Awards in 2015 and Album of the Year at the Polaris Music Prize in 2017 for This Old Dog.

Life Timeline

<div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1990</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Mac DeMarco is Born</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">On April 30, 1990, Mac DeMarco was born in Duncan, British Columbia.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2008</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Begins Performing and Recording</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">DeMarco begins performing and recording music with his band The Meat Cleavers.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2012</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Releases "Rock and Roll Night Club"</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">DeMarco releases his debut solo album, "Rock and Roll Night Club", on April Fools Day.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2013</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Releases "2"</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">DeMarco releases his second solo album, "2", which reaches #1 on the Canadian Albums Chart.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2015</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Releases "Another One" EP</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">DeMarco releases an EP titled "Another One", which features five new songs.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2017</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Releases "This Old Dog"</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">DeMarco releases his third full length album, "This Old Dog", which is met with critical acclaim.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2019</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Releases "Here Comes The Cowboy"</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">DeMarco releases his fourth full length album, "Here Comes The Cowboy".</p></div>

Why We Love Them

<div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">A.</span> His Unique Sound</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Mac DeMarco has a unique sound that blends rock, folk and jazzy elements into his music. His effortless guitar playing and catchy melodies have made him a favorite of many listeners around the world.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">B.</span> He's Funny and Charismatic</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Mac DeMarco is always a joy to watch in interviews or live performances. He has an easy going sense of humor that makes people laugh and feel comfortable. His wit and charm make it easy to connect with him even when he’s not performing.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">C.</span> He Cares About Others</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Mac DeMarco is passionate about giving back to his community. He has done multiple charity shows, donated proceeds from ticket sales to various causes, and donated money raised during his concerts to help those in need.</p></div>

Interesting Facts

<div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">1.</span> Self-Taught Musician</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Mac DeMarco is a self-taught multi-instrumentalist, learning to play guitar and other instruments by watching instructional videos online.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">2.</span> Former Member of Makeout Videotape</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Before embarking on his solo career, Mac DeMarco was the frontman for the indie rock band Makeout Videotape.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">3.</span> Played in a Punk Band at 15</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Mac DeMarco started playing in punk bands when he was just 15 years old. His first band was called The Meat Cleavers.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">4.</span> Was Homeless for a Short Time</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Mac DeMarco experienced homelessness for a brief period of time while trying to make it as a musician in Vancouver.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">5.</span> Has Two Cats</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Mac DeMarco has two cats named Mabel and Jack. He often mentions them in his songs and posts pictures of them on social media.</p></div>


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