Hoodie Allen, real name Steven Adam Markowitz is an American rapper, singer, and Songwriter. Before pursuing his music career, he started his career working at Google. He has debuted his acting career after appearing in the four episodes of the CollegeHumor series ‘Jake and Amir’ in March 2011. Additionally, his EP ‘All American’ picked no 1 on the iTunes charts within an hour of its release.
Recently in June 2020, a number of allegations of sexual misconduct with minors were made against him along with his band member, and his road manager via her Tweets. Also, there were allegations of grooming and carrying sexually inappropriate conversations with minors. However, he re-tweeted the thread and apologized for his misbehave, and announced:
Caption: One of the tweets made by Hoodie Allen
Hoodie Allen: Bio, Family, Education
The musician was born as Steven Adam Markowitz on 19 August 1988 in Plainview, New York, the U.S. He was raised in a Jewish tradition along with his brother Daniel by their parents. However, there is no information on his parents in the media. He developed his interest in composing a song when he was a kid and performed raps for his friend during home parties.
Regarding his education, he has attended Long Island School for the Gifted in South Huntington. Later shifted to Plainview where he attended Old Bethpage John F. Kennedy High School. After that, he joined the University of Pennsylvania and graduated with a degree in marketing and finance in 2010. During his university days, he had played as a defensive back for Penn’s sprint football team.
Hoodie Allen: Career & Life Achievements
Originally, he started his music career as a duo of Steve Markowitz and Obey City (Samuel Obey). The pair released the first two EP ‘Bagels & Beats’ and mixtape Making Waves’. These help the duo to earn their first nomination in MTVU’s Best Music on Campus Award in 2009. Following that, the duo separated for some reason in 2010 and Mark took the name Hoodie Allen for himself. After that, he went on and release ‘You Are Not a Robot’ that hit on Hype Machine. In 2011, he recorded his third mixtape ‘Leap Year’ which reached 250 thousand SoundCloud plays in its first week.
Following the release of his debuted album ‘All American’ on 10 April 2012, he toured with tour ‘The Excellent Adventure Tour’ featuring G-Eazy in 2012. After its success, he released ‘Crew Cuts’ in February 2013 marked as ‘the free album’. In the same year, he came up with the single ‘Make It Home’ and ‘No Interruption’ and EP ‘Americoustic’. Steve’s second album ‘Happy Camper’ came out on 22 January 2016. He released his third studio album ‘The Hype’ in September 2017 including the track ‘Know It All’ and ‘Ain’t Ready’.
Hoodie Allen: Personal Life & Wife
Many of his fans must be wondering about his dating history or relationships. Well, as of now, he has not married yet and possibly be in a relationship as rumors say. Further, he is rumored to have a relationship with a British model Sadie Newman. The model has also appeared in a guest role in hit series like ‘Law & Order: Special Victims Unit’. Though there is unclear confirmation of their dating, some sources claim that they are dating.
Previously, he had dated Taryn Elyssa Levenstein from 2011 to 2015. They broke up after several years of dating but no reasons were cited in the media. Moreover, he recently involved in a controversy of sexual misconduct with minors and grooming through Twitter. However, he later apologized for his misbehave, and on behalf of the people engaged with the allegations. Also, he re-tweeted that he never had sent nudes to or got it from a minor nor he has ever pursued anyone underage.
Caption: Hoodie Allen and Sadie Newman
Hoodie Allen: Net Worth & Social Media Profiles
He has been earning a good fortune from his musical career. Therefore, he has a net worth estimated at around $3 million. Also, he makes a profitable amount from his social media networking sites as well as tours and advertisements.
He is highly active over different social media profiles like Youtube and Twitter. He has an Instagram account @hoodieallen with 433k followers. On Twitter, he goes by the account @HoodieAllen with 1.1 million followers. He has a Facebook account under his stage name with more than 344k followers. He has created his YouTube Channel ‘Hoodie Allen’ having subscribers 653k followers and over 217 million views on 7 November 2008.
Hoodie Allen: Body Measurements
The musician has a healthy and athletic body physique that stands to a height of 5 feet 6 inches or 1.67 meters. His body weighs around 68 kg with unknown body measurements of chest and waist. He has blue eyes color with black hair color.