|Net Worth||$45 million|
Rick Ross Net Worth
Rick Ross’s net worth is projected to be $45 million according to Wealthy Gorilla. He ranked number 19 on the list of the top 20 highest-paid hip-hop artists in 2017, with earnings totaling $11.9 million. Many people believe Rick Ross’ net worth is the result of illicit actions, but as far as we can tell, Rick Ross’ riches is the result of hard work in the studio.
Rick Ross is one of the top rappers in the world right now. Despite his flaws, we cannot deny that he will be remembered as a brilliant hip-hop legend. We can expect more in years to come from this hip-hop artist.
Rick Ross Bio
Rick Ross, is an American rapper, record executive, and former athlete.
Ross was the object of a bidding war before he released his debut single, “Hustlin’,” in 2006; he received offers from Diddy’s Bad Boy Productions and Irv Gotti’s Murder Inc., but ultimately agreed to a lucrative deal with Jay-Z on Def Jam Recordings.
Rick Ross Age
As of 2023, Rick Ross is 47 years old. He was born on January 28, 1976, in Clarksdale, Mississippi, United States.
Rick Ross Education Background
William Leonard Roberts II was raised in Carol City, Florida, after being born in Clarksdale, Mississippi. He received a football scholarship to attend the historically black university Albany State University after completing his senior year at Miami Carol City Senior High School.
Rick Ross Career Background
Rick Ross worked as a collection officer in Florida from 1995 to 1997, at which point he resigned and began his professional career by creating rap lyrics that idealized drug distribution. His first release was a truck titled “Aint Shhhh to Discuss.”
Rick Ross got his stage name from stories he heard about “Freeway” Rick Ross, a heroin trafficker. After signing with Slip-n Slide Records, an affiliate of the Def Jam label, he released his debut album Port of Miami in 2006, which topped the Billboard 200 and featured singles such as “Push It.” In 2008, he released his second album Trilla, which was also a success, topping the Billboard 200 and featuring hits like “The Boss,” “Speedin,” “This Is The Life,” and “Here I Am.”
Rick Ross released his third album, Deeper Than Rap (2009), in 2009, debuting at number one on the Billboard 200 and selling over 439k copies in the United States. Teflon Don, the fourth studio album released in 2010, debuted at number two on the Billboard 200 and has since sold over 720K copies in the United States alone. Rick Ross’s other studio albums are God Forgives, I Don’t (2012), Mastermind (2014), Hood Billionaire (2014), Black Market (2015), Rather You Than Me (2017), and Rather You Than Me (2017). He is presently working on Port of Miami 2: Born to Kill, which is slated to be published in 2018.
Aside from music, Rick Ross has starred in films such as 2008 Days of Wrath, Late Show with David Letterman 2009, Chelsea Lately 2012, and Magic City 2013, among others. Rick Ross is also an entrepreneur, owning a few of Wingstop restaurants.