How much is Rick Ross worth?
|NET WORTH:||$45 MILLION|
|Date of Birth:||January 28, 1976 (age 46)|
|Country:||United States of America|
|Height:||5 ft 10 in (1.8 m)|
About Rick Ross
Rick Ross, whose real name is William Leonard Roberts II, is a rapper, songwriter, record executive, and entrepreneur. While he is very rich today, he endured many hardships throughout his rapping and producing career, including run ins with the police and a feud with one of the best known rappers of all time. Ross started his career signed to the record label Suave House Records, and was known by “Teflon Da Don” for his early years and debut. He changed his name to Rick Ross in the mid-2000s. Though he has no connection to the figure, Rick Ross named himself after a former drug kingpin who was also named Rick Ross, though he often went by the nickname “Freeway.”
After being signed to Suave House Records, he eventually signed a deal with another label, called Slip-n-Slide Records. While signed to his new label, Rick went on tour with a fellow rapper, Trick Daddy, and also appeared on other albums produced by the label.
American rapper, songwriter, entrepreneur, and record executive Rick Ross has an estimated net worth of $45 million dollars, as of 2022. He derived his stage name from the former drug kingpin “Freeway” Rick Ross, his real name is William Leonard Roberts II.
Ross’ debut album was released in 2006, titled Port of Miami. Port of Miami debuted at number 1 on the Billboard 200 album chart and achieved sales of nearly 200,000 records within the first week. He was acclaimed for this album, and later went on to make guest appearances in two singles from DJ Khaled’s debut album. Ross’ second album, Trilla, was released in 2008, and followed his first in debuting at the top of the Billboard 200 album chart.
Though he made breakthroughs with his first and second albums that helped him gain attention and a following, from 2010 to 2013 was when he became world famous. Ross did work on singles and mixtapes with various other artists, including Ne-Yo, Kanye West, Usher, Dr. Dre, and Jay-Z. He was named “Hottest MC in the Game” in early 2012, and became a well respected artist.
Rick Ross was also heavily publicized and became better known by his very public and longstanding feud with 50 Cent, one of the best known rappers of all time. Though the attention wasn’t always positive, Ross’ diss tracks and opinions of 50 Cent made him better known.
Rick has released eleven studio albums between the years of 2006 and 2021. Albums Port of Miami, Trilla, Deeper Than Rap, Teflon Don, God Forgives, I Don’t, Mastermind, Hood Billionaire, Black Market, Rather You Than Me, Port of Miami 2, and Richer Than I Have Ever Been.
Ross’ Total Net Worth
Rick Ross has earned estimated total career income of $65 million dollars. As Ross lives between the states of Florida and Georgia, he will have had to pay around 40% in taxes on his career income. First, he will have been able to deduct about $5-7 million in business costs, the remainder, $59 million dollars, will have become $35.4 million dollars, having paid $23.6 million dollars in taxes.
Rick Ross has never married but has four children, Toie Roberts, William Roberts III, Berkeley Hermes Roberts, and Billion Leonard Roberts. In his personal life, he has likely spent $6-8 million dollars of his career earnings but also probably possesses assets valued at around $5-8 million, not including investment assets but including items that he has purchased and also his created value.
In real estate, Ross bought a $5.2 million dollar 10,000 square-foot waterfront mansion in Fort Lauderdale, Florida in 2012 . He sold it four years later, in 2016, for $6.1 million. In 2014, Ross bought a 109-room mansion previously owned by Evander Holyfield, for $6 million dollars. Then in 2020, he bought another 87-acres of land adjacent to his Atlanta mansion for $1 million dollars, calling it his “Promised Land”. In his investments, he may have earned investment returns of $9-10 million dollars. Therefore, it is estimated that Rick Ross has a net worth of around $45 million dollars.
Rick Ross’s success has come from his rapping style and skills in MCing and in the producing world. He has worked diligently with many other popular artists, which helped to boost his own popularity and his fame. Despite the controversies he has been in, his music talent was what truly enabled him to become an incredibly respected artist and figure in the music industry.
Though he started out as a small time rapper known as “Teflon Da Don,” Rick Ross is now one of the most respected and well known artists in the rap industry. Thanks to his skills in rapping, MCing, and producing, he has risen to incredible levels of fame and fortune. He has also added to his net worth through his investments and has continued to release new music.