The Famous Pop Singer Rick Ross
According to CelebrityNetWorth Rick Ross is an American rapper, songwriter, entrepreneur, record executive, producer and CEO who has a net worth of $45 million. During his career to date, Rick has sold millions of albums and tens of millions of singles worldwide.
The rapper, songwriter, record executive, and entrepreneur has become a wealthy man. Known for his skills on the mic and owner of Maybach Music, Rick Ross, as of March 2022, has a net worth of $40 million.
At various times in his career, he has been one of the 10 highest-paid rappers in the world. His total career earnings as of this writing top $90 million.
Ross is also the founder of the record label Maybach Music Group, and was also the first artist signed to Diddy’s management company Ciroc Entertainment.
Rick Ross, formerly known as William Leonard Roberts II, was born in Clarksdale, Mississippi, but raised in Carol City, Florida. Roberts attended Miami Carol City Senior Highschool.
Roberts grew up listening to Notorious B.I.G and Luther Campbell. These artists influence played a significant role in Roberts’ passion for rap. He also enjoyed football and played throughout most of his teenage years.
He was good enough to land a football scholarship at Albany State University. However, Roberts’ love for rap consumed him after one year, causing him to drop out and focus on his rap career.
Ross worked as a correctional officer for 18 months from December 1995, until his resignation in June 1997. Ross made his debut under the pseudonym Teflon Da Don. He changed his name to Rick Ross in the mid-2000s. His stage name was inspired by the former drug kingpin “Freeway” Rick Ross.
He released his debut single “Hustlin” in 2006 and became the subject of a bidding war. He got offers from Diddy’s Bad Boy Entertainment and Irv Gotti’s Murder Inc.
Ross ended up signing a multimillion-dollar deal with Jay-Z’s Def Jam Records. Later that year, he released his debut album Port of Miami, which debuted at number one on the Billboard 200 album chart. Ross released his second album, Trilla, in 2008. It also debuted at number one on the Billboard 200 album chart.
Ross founded the record label Maybach Music Group in 2009, through which he released his studio albums Deeper Than Rap (2009), Teflon Don (2010), God Forgives, I Don’t (2012), Mastermind, Hood Billionaire (both in 2014), Black Market (2015), Rather You Than Me (2017), and Port of Miami 2 (2019).
Ross was also the first artist signed to Diddy’s management company Ciroc Entertainment.In early 2012, MTV named Ross as the Hottest MC in the Game.
About His Group
Roberts created Maybach Music (MMG) in 2008, but his significant signings weren’t until early 2011. That year he signed Meek Mill and Wale, the group released their debut compilation album Self Made Vol 1, which was critically acclaimed and brought recognition to his young artists.
MMG Now consists of 5 artists, Meek Mill, Wale, Gunplay, Rockie Fresh, and Rick Ross. The label has had seven albums debut at number one on the billboard 200.
Roberts had the smarts to run a successful music label, proving he was more than just a rapper. He would then use this experience to assist other business ventures of his.
Rick Ross Net Worth
Rick Ross’s net worth is estimated to be $40 million, and he’s one of the richest rappers worldwide.
As of March 2022, Rick Ross has a net worth of $40 Million. Roberts is a sensational artist and has made 10 studio albums and 7 mixtapes from 2006 until now. While most of his money is from his music and label.
He grows his wealth through business ventures and investments, ensuring that his millions are equipped to grow in years to come.
|Date of Birth:
|Jan 28, 1976 (46 years old)
|6 ft (1.83 m)
|Rapper, Songwriter, Actor
|United States of America
Ross has four children: Toie Roberts, William Roberts III, Berkeley Hermes Roberts, and Billion Leonard Roberts.Rick Ross is a Christian and in an interview with Corey “Coco Brother” Condrey on Lift Every Voice, he indicated that “I had told myself at one point no matter what I go through, I never question God.” In addition, Ross indicated that he prays every time he goes on stage to perform.
On January 27, 2013, while celebrating his 37th birthday, Ross and his girlfriend were the targets of a drive-by shooting in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Neither Ross nor his girlfriend were hurt, but they ended up crashing their car into an apartment in an attempt to escape the shooting.
In 2015, Ross was briefly engaged to Lira “Galore” Mercer.
In 2017, Ross was criticized for stating in an interview that he never signed a female rapper because “I would end up f*cking [her] and f*cking the business up.” Ross quickly apologized through a Facebook post where he called his comments “insensitive” and a mistake he regrets.
Roberts was doing great within the realm of Hip Hop and Rap. With that being said he didn’t stay small-minded and created his record label so other rappers can make him money as well. It’s essential to work on your craft and establish a skill, but it’s also important to always keep in mind the next step. Thinking like this will always keep you goal-oriented and will have you reach your full potential.