“Blackbear” real name Matthew Tyler Musto (born November 27, 1990) is an American singer, songwriter, music producer, and overall popular musician renowned for his association with alternative R&B duo “Mansionz” with Mike Posner. He started in the music industry earlier but gain popularity for writing songs for Superstars like Justin Bieber and Machine Gun Kelly. His best works include albums like “Druglords” and “Anonymous”. In 2015, he nearly died from the disease ” Necrotizing pancreatitis”. He has really famous on all social media platforms and recently became the father of the baby boy Thomas Musto also known as “Midnight”. with his partner Michele Maturo. Discover his Age, Height, Networth, Relationship, Songs, and Full Bio down below.
|Name||Blackbear (Matthew Tyler Rusto)|
|Born||November 27, 1990 ( 29 years old)|
|Height||180 cm (in centimeters )|
1.8 m (in meters)
5 feet 11 inches (in feet and inches)
|Weight||60 kg (in kilograms)|
132 lbs (in pounds)
|Spouse||Michelle Maturo (Girlfriend)|
|Children||Thomas Musto (Midnight)|
|Net Worth||$5 million|
|Profiles||Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube|
What is Blackbear famous for? In his early career, he was a singer in a band called “Polaroid”. He left his education to completely focus and pursue music. The band was signed to Leakmob Records. They released one EP titled “Paint The Town” and also released a demo titled Cure Demo. He left the band to pursue a single career and worked with another musician Ne-yo.
His first EP was released in 2008, titled “Brightness”. In the next two years, he released two more EP’s titled “Contrast” in 2009 and “Exposure” in 2010. In 2011, he released another EP with the title ‘Year of the Blackbear” and in the fall of 2011 he officially nicknamed him “Blackbear” In November 2011, he released his first single with Blackbear title named “Marauder’s Music”.
Following a year in 2012, finally, his big break arrived. He wrote famous Justin Bieber’s song titled “Boyfriend”. The song became number 2 on Billboard Hot 100 and Blackbear started to gain popularity that he clearly deserved. He was focused on being a famous R&B singer. He released his first EP titled ” Foreplay” in 2012, and in October 2012, he released his first mixtape titled ” Sex”. His fame granted him to feature on MGK’s single “End of the Road”. His popularity was surely beginning to grow and his hard work was started to pay off. He became one of the first artists to get monetized streaming on Soundcloud in 2014.
In 2015, finally, he released his first solo album titled “Deadroses“. The album contained ten tracks and gained amazing reviews mainly due to unique sounds and emotions as well as album toyed with different genres. The best single from the album was lead single “ldfc”. The single has been streamed over 22 million times on SoundCloud and was in R&B hot 100 for over a year. Another famous single from the album was “91210” featuring G-Eazy. In November 2015, he released his second album titled “Help”.
He released third single “Digital Druglord” in November 2017. Later that year he also released another mixtape “Cybersex”. In April 2018 his another album “Anonymous” was released which reached up to number 36 on Billboard 200. The best single from the album was “Hot Girl Bummer”. His fifth album was released in September 2020 titled “Everything Means Nothing“.
Blackbear stands at a height of 5 feet 11 inches and weighs about 60 kg. His hair color is blonde and he has blue color eyes.
He wanted to pursue his early days and was a dropout. He joined his garage band and was signed for a record label earlier in his career.
Who is Blackbear’s Girlfriend? Blackbear is currently dating model Michelle Maturo2019. They have one baby boy named Thomas Maturo also known as ” Midnight”.
He also dated American actress Bella Thorne in 2017 for some months. He was also involved in a romantic relationship with Sydney Lynn Carlson from 2017 -2019.
There has been no known information about Blackbear’s parents and siblings.
How much is Blackbear net worth? Blackbear is among one of the most talented musicians, rappers, and songwriters in the music industry. His source of income tends to be from record labels, brand deals, paid sponsorship, and royalties. His net worth in 2020 is estimated to be approximately $5 million.
- Blackbear was a dropout of grade 9 and joined the garage band Polaroid.
- In 2011, he inherited the official nickname “Blackbear”.
- His big break arrived with Justin Bieber’s song Boyfriend which he co-wrote.
- His first solo album was “Deadroses” released in 2015.
- His current net worth is about $5 million.
- Blackbear and Lil Barnacle are both renowned American Rappers.
Image credit – @Blackbear Instagram