How much does Rick Ross worth?
|Net Worth||$40 Million|
|Date of Birth||January 28, 1976|
|Source of Wealth||Rapper/Producer|
|Country||United States of America|
|Height||6 ft (1.83 m)|
Rick Ross is one of the most famous American rappers, businessman, producer, songwriter as well as a record executive. In the current year 2021, Rick Ross Net worth has reached around 43 million USD.
During his career life, he has sold millions of singles in the US and hundreds of thousands of albums worldwide.
However, he has been involved in the list of Top 10 highest-paid rappers worldwide. Now, he has earned 85 million USD in his overall career life.
Early Life & Biography
On 28th Jan 1976, Ross was born in Clarksdale City of Mississippi from the United States. His original name is William Leonard Roberts II.
But he is most popular through his professional names such as The Boss, Renzel Teflon, and Rozay.
He began of career life in the Carol City of Florida. He went to the Miami Carol City Senior High School and become graduated.
Later, they joined the Historically black college Albany State University for getting scholarships in football.
In Dec 1995, Ross worked as a correctional officer for eighteen months. Thus, he left this job in the month of June 1997.
Actually, Robert’s Religion is a Christan. When Ross gave an interview with Corey “Coco Brother” Condrey at the Life Every Voice Television channel.
In the interview, he mentioned that “I had told myself at one point no matter what I go through, I never question God.”
Additionally, he mentioned that he also prays every time he goes on stage to perform. Robert has four children includes Berkeley Hermes Roberts, Billion Leonard Roberts, Toie Roberts, and Willian Roberts III.
In 2015, Robert was involved with Lira “Galore” Mercer. On 2nd March 2018, he was become hospitalized due to his possible heart attack at the home. Thus, he was released from the hospital after few days.
How did Rick Ross become so popular and how to make Net worth it?
Estimated Rick Ross Net worth has reached around 43 million US dollars in the current year 2021. Moreover, he has CEO of Maybach Music Group record label.
He earns a massive amount of money through sponsorships, singing, concert & event, television shows.
He has gained huge popularity through releasing plenty of singles, also many more released on the Billboard charts.
In a major company, he has an endorsement deal with his unknown footwear and apparel brand Reebok.
Here’s a breakdown of his salary year to year.
2007 – $2 million
2008 – $3 million
2009 – $6 million
2010 – $5 million
2011 – $6 million
2012 – $9 million
2013 – $6 million
2014 – $7 million
2015 – $9 million
2016 – $10 million
2017 – $11 million
2018 – $4 million
2019 – $5 million
Total: $83 million
Professional Music Career
In his early period, he attended Suave House Record and made his appearance under the pseudonym Teflon Da Don.
They released his record label on the song titled Ain’t Shhh to Discuss on Erick Sermon’s lone album for Dream Works, Def Squad Presents Erick Onasis.
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Afterward, he replaces his name with Rick Ross. Thus, he received his stage name from the former drug kingpin “Freeway” Rick Ross”.But both of them were not any connection. He made a record label for rap duo 8Ball and MJG after joined to Suave House Records.
In 2006, he ultimately signed a deal with Slip-n-Slide Records, also worked under the Def Jam Label.
During his time, Ross toured with the fellow rappers known as Trick Daddy and made guest performances on other Slip-n-Slide. studio albums.
In 2006, they released their first album “Hustlin”.When Ross released his next label album “Port of Miami”.
In the same year, he has gained a position as the top spot on the United States Billboard 200 album chart. After releasing his album, he received sales of 187,000 units in the 1st week.
Rick Ross Movies list
- Days of Wrath
- Coming 2 America
Rick Ross Media list
- Jimmy Kimmel Live!
- Late Show with David Letterman
- Chelsea Lately
- Magic City
What makes it so successful?
After releasing the Port of Miami album, he has gained sales of 187,000 units in the first week. Thus, he made a music album known to Push It for the gangster film known “scarface” as theme music. That music video for “Push It” was modelled after releasing this movie.
During that period, he worked as guest performances on two mixtapes known to Listen… the Album: “Born-N-Raised” and “Holla at Me” from DJ Khaled’s.
On 8th Nov 2006, he obtained Gold Certification for Port of Miami album from Recording Industry Association Of America.
Studio Albums Checklist
- Port of Miami
- Deeper Than Rap
- Teflon Don
- God Forgives
- Hood Billionaire
- Black Market
- Rather You Than Me
- Port of Miami 2
- Richer Than I’ve Ever Been
Awards and Achievements
On 26th June 2011, Robert performed for BET Awards 2011 who was broadcast in the same year.
Later, he also acquired a nomination award for Best Male Hip Hop Artist in 2011. At the beginning of 2012, his stage name was involved in the Hottest MC in the Game.
His album list also included the single like Gold Roses with Drake that was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Rap Song at the 62nd Annual Grammy Awards. For Grammy Awards, he has nominated five times in his career life.
In 2013, he was nominated for “God Forgives” Album for Best Rap Album Award. When he released Gold Roses Album then he got nominated best Rap Song Award in 2020.
Later, he made an album “Purple Lamborghini” which was released in 2017, from which he nominated for Best Song Written for Visual Media.