Rick Ross is an American rapper and a songwriter. He is also an entrepreneur, record executive and is also the acting CEO of a famous record label. Rick has had a successful career to date and has sold millions of albums. His singles have also sold millions of copies worldwide. He has been one of the10 highest-paid rappers in the world.
Rick Ross’s real name is William Leonard Roberts II and he was born on January 28, 1976, in Clarksdale, Mississippi. The rapper was raised in Carol City, Florida and he graduated from Miami Carol City Senior High School He attended college and got his degree from Albany State University on a football scholarship.
Ross has worked as a correctional officer since December 1995. He resigned in June 1997 and made his debut with the company Teflon Da Don. He later changed his name after his debut and named himself Rick Ross in the 2000s.
Rick released his debut single “Hustlin” in 2006 and got several offers including Diddy’s Bad Boy Entertainment and Irv Gotti’s Murder Inc. Ross signed a multimillion-dollar deal and finally signed with Jay-Z’s Def Jam Records.
He released his debut album Port of Miami, and the album became number one on the Billboard 200 album chart. Ross’s second album, Trilla, was also a big success in 2008. It stayed at number one on the Billboard 200 album chart for a long time.
Ross has been facing issues and had a lot of troubles with the law in the past. The rapper has been arrested for the charges of guns and drugs and has fought for various. Rick was arrested on marijuana charges and the possession of a gun. Ross has been involved in a lot of cases all through his career but has always managed to get out due to his influence and power.
Ross has four children named Toie Roberts, William Roberts III, Berkeley Hermes Roberts, and Billion Leonard Roberts.
Rick Ross is Christian by religion. He stated in an interview “I had told myself at one point no matter what I go through, I never question God.” Ross also told his fans that he always prays before going on stage.
When Ross was celebrating his 37th birthday, he and his girlfriend became the targets of a shootout in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Ross and his girlfriend were not hurt, and their car crashed into an apartment.
Rick Ross has a net worth of $ 40 million and he has achieved this success by becoming a high-profile singer. The salary and net worth of Rick Ross have increased since 2007. He has been a big success and is a busy man. Here’s a breakdown of his net worth from 2007 to 2020.
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