The famous American rapper and songwriter William Leonard Roberts II, also known as Rick Ross, is indeed one of the best rappers ever. Along with being a rapper, Rick is an entrepreneur and record executive. The beloved performer rocks on stage by performing single as well as sometimes with his group. His group, named Maybach Music Group, has undoubtedly never let his fans down. They have albums created with various famous personalities as Meek Mill, Teedra Moses, and much more. The record label was built in 2019, releasing their first studio album Deeper than Rap. The father of four has faced several issues in his career and personal life, too, but to make a note of it never let his shine fade away.
Personal Life: Rick Ross
The cherished songwriter was born in Clarksdale, Mississippi, on January 28, 1976. He grew in Carol City in Florida and graduated from Miami Carol City Senior High School. He went to study further by getting a football scholarship at historically black college Albany State University. In the mid-2000s, he changed his name William Leonard Roberts II, to Rick Ross. The inspiration for the stage name was from the former drug kingpin “Freeway” Rick Ross.
Not like the rapper had any connection with him, he just derived his stage name from his. Rick Ross worked as a corrections officer in Florida for two years before getting into this field. He started writing his first rap lyrics on drug dealings, which he witnessed as a child. Well, that is from where his beautiful journey begins. This famous personality has four kids: Toie Roberts, William Roberts III, Berkeley Hermes Roberts, and Billion Leonard Roberts.
Beginning of Career: Rick Ross
Before reaching such a height and gaining fame, he started his career at Suave House Records. Ross firstly made his debut under the pseudonym Teflon Da Don. His first recording debut was on the well-known song “Ain’t Shhh to Discuss” on Eric Simon’s lone album. After being signed Suave House Records, he signed a deal with Slip-n-Slide Records. The records are under the Def Jam label since the year 2006. While being signed up with Slip-n-Slide, Roberts toured Trick Daddy. He made several guest performances on Slip-n-Slide albums.
The famous album Port of Miami’s release date was in August 2006, his debut album. By 2010 Ross had become a rapper with a huge fan following. In September 2013, he released his first single from Mastermind. The latest album released by him is “Pinned to Heart,” which was out on August 7, 2020. From the year 2000 until now, the rapper has always been ruling the heart of every fan out there. Indeed, we cannot wait for more performances by him.
Net Fortune Worth: Rick Ross
Well, it is understandable that the primary source of income for Rick Ross is from his songs. All the albums by him, his singles, and group performances make him one of the tops paid rappers ever. His net worth will be around $40 million. He currently stays in his lavish mansion in Atlanta. Professional boxer Evander Holyfield formerly owned it. He has always been successful and hardworking in selling his excellent albums, of which fans cannot get enough of unquestionably.
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