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Interested in knowing about Mark Medlock’s wealth, net worth and more interesting facts about him? If yes, then you may want to read on as we take a look at Mark Medlock’s wealth, net worth and more.
Who Is Mark Medlock?
Mark Leon Medlock is a well known German pop, soul and dance singer born on July 9, 1978 in Frankfurt, West Germany to a German mother and an African American father. He is well known for winning the season 4 of German version of Pop Idol, “Deutschland sucht den Superstar (DSDS).
Medlock’s father, Larry Medlock who is from Georgia, USA were one of the people who influenced him to go into singing. By the time he was six years old, Medlock had already started singing gospel music in church.
Soul singers, James Brown and Barry White were part of the few people he was influenced by as a young singer.
Medlock, who was born into a semi poor family had a difficult childhood and it even became worse when his mother started struggling with cancer in the late 1990s. He had to drop out of school at some point just so he can take care of her.
She eventually died in 2000 followed by his father in 2002 due to heart attack. So he took up menial jobs such as a swamper, garbage remover, gardener, etc. Fortunately for him, music came to his rescue early enough and has been surving now mainly as a singer.
Medlock became a household name in Germany and beyond after he contested and won the season 4 of “Deutschland sucht den Superstar” in 2007. Following his win, he became the first multiracial winner.
His potential was spotted by many right from the beginning of the competition and didn’t disappoint as he went on to win in spectacular fashion. He won by a whopping 78.02% of the total votes cast. Interestingly, throughout the competition, Medlock was never in the bottom three, a feat achieved by only one person besides him.
He quickly took advantage of the fame he got from the competition to release his debut album that year titled “Mr. Lonely”. Since then, he has gone on to release about 7 albums as of 2023.
They include, Cloud Dancer (2008), Dreamcatcher (2007), Im Nebel (2014), Rainbow’s End (2010), My World (2011), etc.
Mark Medlock Net Worth
German pop, soul and dance singer, Mark Medlock has a net worth well over $1 million dollars as of 2023. Unfortunately, we are unable to confirm the actual figure at the moment.
We will do well to update you with his exact net worth as and when such information is available to us.
Mark, who at some point had to take up menial jobs as a garbage remover, gardener, swamper and a geriatric orderly now makes most of his wealth from his music career.
Mark Medlock Parents
Medlock is multiracial, born to an African American father from Georgia, USA to Larry Medlock and a German mother named Monika Medlock.
His mother died in 2000 after struggling with cancer for some time. His father also died of heart attack in 2002.
Mark Medlock Siblings
Mark has a brother named Larry Medlock. He was named after their father.
Mark Medlock Age
Medlock is 44 years old at the time of writing. He was born on July 9, 1978 in Frankfurt, West Germany.
Mark Medlock Wife/ Girlfriend
Singer, Mark Medlock’s love life is a mystery. The singer has managed to keep his love life away from the public. As a result, we do not have any information about his girlfriend or who he might be married to.
Mark Medlock Children
We do not have any information regarding the children of Mark Medlock if any.