Marshmello has just celebrated his 28th birthday. And more specifically, the public realizes behind the mask is a handsome and talented DJ.
Thanks to social media platforms like Instagram and SoundCloud, many stars have gained public recognition. With great music and an interesting mask to go with, Marshmello quickly made a big splash globally. Do you know all the secrets of this guy? Let’s check out some interesting facts about him as below.
1. Christopher Comstock is the real name of Marshmello
Christopher Comstock (born May 19, 1992), known professionally as Marshmello, is an American electronic music producer and DJ who has been in art since 2015.
2. The origin of his stage name
Marshmello’s stage name is an alternate spelling for “marshmallow,” and the masked style of the Canadian male DJ inspired by the Canadian electronic music producer Deadmau5.
Besides, the male DJ also has another stage name called “Dotcom”.
3. Mystery with journalists
Each time he appears, Marshmello always wears the black and white suit and the mask as his outfits, and most interestingly he never takes off his mask while performing. According to Forbes, even when interacting with reporters via video, Chris did not reveal his face just because he doesn’t need and doesn’t want his fame. “I’m just trying to create something positive to connect with the public“, he shared.
4. Marshmello’s current girlfriend is Kelsey Calemine
5. His musical journey is full of resonance
His debut studio album, Joytime, was released in January 2016, which included the lead single and Marshmello’s debut single “Keep It Mello”. Marshmello’s second song in 2016, a platinum-certified single titled “Alone”, was released in May via the Canadian record label Monstercat. Having peaked on the US Billboard Hot 100 at number 60, it became his first single to be certified platinum in the US and Canada with over a million copies of certified units.That year, he released three subsequent singles. In 2017, after releasing singles such as “Chasing Colors”, “Twinbow” and “Moving On”, Marshmello collaborated with American R&B singer Khalid to release “Silence” as a single, which was certified platinum and multi-platinum in eight countries. Succeeding another single, one of his best selling singles, a collaboration with American singer Selena Gomez, titled “Wolves” was released.
He was named by Forbes in eighth place on their annual ranking of the world’s highest-paid DJs in 2017 as he earned $21 million in the twelve months prior June 2017.
6. What’s his latest music product?
On May 1, 2020, Marshmello collaborated with Halsey to release “Be Kind”. Although it was the first time working together, Marshmello did not hesitate to give the singer compliments after working with her: “As soon as we finished the song, I was immediately haunted! Halsey and I are connected and we both agree on the final result that we want. Finally we have a great product ”.