Rick Ross is a famous American rapper, producer, songwriter, record executive, CEO, and entrepreneur. He sold tens of millions of singles and millions of albums all over the world during his career.
What is the net worth of Rick Ross?
At the time this article is written Rick Ross has a net worth of $45 million. He was one of the ten highest-paid rappers in the entire world, at different times in his career.
- During his career, he earned around $90 million from touring and music
- His entire Atlanta property is 322 acres
- In 2014 he purchased Evander Holyfield’s suburban Atlanta home for $6 million
- In 2020 he purchased a property of 87 acres
- His 190-room mansion has a surface of 235 acres
- His 54,000-square-foot mansion from Georgia is the largest in the area
Below you will find Rick Ross’s salaries between 2007 and 2019. In this period, he earned $83 million.
- 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
Childhood and teenage
Rick Ross, by his full name William Leonard Roberts II, was born in Clarksdale, Mississippi on January 28, 1976. Rick grew up in Carol City, Florida, and graduated from Miami Carol City Senior High School. Also, he had a football scholarship with which he attended the courses of the historically black college Albany State University.
Career beginning and success
From December 1995 until June 1997, when he resigned, Rick Ross worked as a correctional officer.
Rick Ross made his career debut under the pseudonym “Teflon Da Don”, but in the mid-2000s he changed his name to Rick Ross. The former kingpin “Freeway” Rick Ross was the one who inspired him to get this stage name.
In 2006 Rick Ross released his debut single called “Hustlin” and it became the object of a bidding war. Irv Gotti and Diddy’s Bad Boy Entertainment made Rick Ross several offers, but he ended up signing a multimillion-dollar agreement with Jay-Z’s Def Jam Records. Also, Rick was the first rapper who signed with Diddy’s management company Ciroc Entertainment.
The same year, Rick Ross released his debut album named “Port of Miami”, which debuted at number one on the Billboard 200 album chart.
In 2008 Rick Ross released his second album named “Trilla”, which debuted at number one on the Billboard 200 album chart, as well.
In 2009 Rick Ross founded the record label “Maybach Music Group”. He used this studio to release his albums “Deeper Than Rap” in 2009, “Teflon Don” in 2010, “God Forgives, I Don’t” in 2012, “Mastermind” and “Hood Billionaire” in 2014, “Black Market” in 2015, “Rather You Than Me” in 2017 and “Port of Miami 2” in 2019.
MTV named Rick Ross the Hottest MC in the Game in early 2012.
Rick Ross appeared in the show Snoop and Martha’s Potluck Dinner Party, which is very popular on VH1.
He has worked with other rap and R&B artists in his career such as Diddy, Ne-Yo, Flo-Rida, and R Kelly.
Rick Ross has four children named Billion Leonard Roberts, Toie Roberts, Berkeley Hermes Roberts, and William Roberts III. Though, he is not married and has never been married.
Rick Ross bought a 10,000-square-foot house in Fort Lauderdale, Florida with $5.2 million in 2012. However, he put it on the market for $9.25 million in 2014 and sold it for more than $6 million in 2016.
In 2014 the rapper purchased a mansion outside Atlanta for $5.8 million. This is believed to be the largest house in Georgia as it has 21 bathrooms and 12 bedrooms.
In 2020 Rick Ross spent $1 million to buy another 87 acres of land close to his Atlanta house.
Rick Ross also owns several cars such as:
- a 2006 Infinity Q56 that is valued at $30,000
- a leased 2007 Cadillac Escalade that is valued at $30,000
- a 2004 Maybach that is valued at $55,000
Rick Ross, by his real name William Leonard Roberts II, is one of the richest rap singers estimated to have a fortune of more than 45 million dollars and fantastic growth potential.
Rick Ross, a good friend and often stage partner with Dj Khaled, has collaborated in recent years with other renowned artists such as Chris Brown, French Montana, Gucci Mane, and Flo Rida, and among his most famous songs we mention New Flame’, God Forgives, I Don’t, I’m on One’.