A-Trak Biography

Published On Jan 08, 2018

A-Track was born as Alain Macklovitch on 30 March 1982, to a Canadian father Lison Benmouyal Macklovitch. He was born and raised in Montréal, Quebec, Canada, along with his brother David Macklovitch. Talking about his nationality, he is a Canadian and belongs to Caucasian ethnicity. He won the DMC World DJ Championship at the age of 15, which made him the youngest and first Canadian winner of the competition. 

In 2004, A-Track was booked to play a show at a tiny record shop in London. He played there for Kanye West and John Legend. Few months after the show, he was hired as a personal tour DJ by the hip-hop star Kanye West. He has also played at MTV specials, the Grammy Awards, multiple MTV Video Music Awards, and worldwide stadium shows.

A-Track further played along with musicians like Juicy-J, Travis Barker, Skrillex, Kimbra, and  A$AP. He was featured with Ookay on the 2016 Fool's Gold Records compilation album Fool's Gold Presents: Night Shift, for his song "Only One". 

Talking about his relationship and affairs, the 30-year-old musician has maintained his personal life quite low and is probably single at the moment. A-Trak was once rumored to be dating an American rapper Kid Sister.

He is an active philanthropist and is also the member of several charities and trusts. 

A-Track has an estimated net worth of $2 million in 2017, including all of his properties and earnings. As per some sources, he charges a minimum $80,000 for a show. Apart from his earnings for his career, he too is linked with several endorsing brands like Adidas, Grey Goose, Cadiallic, and Converse, which provide him a massive amount of money.

A-Trak

A-Trak facts on timeline

A-Track was born on 30 March 1982, Montréal, Quebec, Canada

March 30 , 1982

A-Track was born as Alain Macklovitch on 30 March 1982, to a Canadian parent Lison Benmouyal Macklovitch. He was born and raised in Montréal, Quebec, Canada, along with his brother David Macklovitch.

Won the DMC World DJ Championship at the age of 15

1997

A-Track won the DMC World DJ Championship at the age of 15, which made him the youngest and first Canadian winner of the competition. It was the breakthrough for his career forward.

Hired as personal tour Dj by Kanye West

2004

A-Track also had a show with Kanye West and John Legend at a tiny record shop in London.Following the show, he was hired as a personal tour DJ by the hip-hop star Kanye West.

He won the ITF World Champion and ITF Weste in 1999

1999

A-Track won the ITF Western Hemisphere Scratching Champion, ITF World Champion, and Vestax World DJ Extravaganza Champion in 1999. He is the first DJ to win five World Championships.

He has an estimated net worth of $2 million

2018

A-Track charges a minimum $80,000 for a show and extra amount for the tour. His net worth is estimated to be about $2 million in 2017. Besides, he earns an additional amount from sponsorships and endorsement deals with several brands.