|Net Worth:||$20 Million|
|Birthday:||Aug 22, 1998|
|Age:||24 years old|
|Height:||5.8 feet (178cm)|
|Birthplace:||United States of America|
|Occupation:||Singer, Rapper, Producer|
|Last Updated:||December, 2022|
Roddy Ricch (real name Rodrick Wayne Moore Jr.) is an American Grammy award-winning rapper and singer who has been writing and producing music for the past few years. The rapper has been in the industry for just a few years but was able to increase his net worth from nothing to $20 million in 2022.
How Did Roddy Ricch Become Rich?
Hailing from Compton, California, Rodrick Wayne Moore Jr. was born on the 22nd of October, 1998 where he went to Compton High School.
At the age of eight, Moore had shown interest in music by casually rapping; however, at that young age, he was too occupied by his commitment to being a member of the Crips gang in their area. His affiliation with the gang caused his mother to kick him out of the house at the age of 15.
Moore started to hit the streets and make ends meet by doing side hustles and rapping as a side gig. Eventually, he got into some serious delinquency that brought him into jail for weeks. After this life-changing event, Rodrick decided to focus on making music, experimenting, and recording music in his room at 16.
In 2015, Roddy Ricch started uploading his music on SoundCloud. Two years later, he released his debut mixtape , “Feed Tha Streets” on the platform. With over 17 million streams in 2022, “Fucc It Up” is the most popular song in this mixtape. This mixtape caught the attention of some of the famous rappers like Meek Mill and Nipsey Hussle.
Considering the success of his first drop, he released another mixtape entitled “Feed Tha Streets II” in November 2018. His second mixtape contained some of his hit songs like “Every Season” and his considerably breakthrough song, “Die Young”. It sold over half a million copies and earned gold from RIAA. It topped the charts in the UK, US, Canada, and the Netherlands. It was believed that Roddy Ricch earned about $350,000 from this release. As of 2022, it has a whopping 120 million streams on Spotify and more than 120 million views on YouTube.
In 2019, Roddy Ricch signed a million-dollar contract with famous recording label Atlantic Records. He also dropped his first album during this year named “Please Excuse Me for Being Antisocial” under Atlantic as well as his very own record label entitled “Bird Vision Entertainment”. This album has another of his biggest hits, “The Box” which was also certified gold and platinum. As of 2022, this song has already over a billion streams on Spotify. On the record, “Please Excuse Me for Being Antisocial” has become the longest-running number-one debut rap album in the entire US. It was reported that the rapper earned more than half a million dollars after this release.
In just more than two years, Roddy Ricch was able to release a studio album and two mixtapes which were all certified gold and platinum. Aside from his Grammy award for the Best Rap Performance along with Nipsey Hussle and Hit-Bo, he also received some recognitions like American Music Award and BET Hip Hop Awards.
In 2021 Roddy Ricch announced his third mixtape under the name of “Feed Tha Streets III” set to release in 2022.
What Is Roddy Ricch Net Worth?
According to Forbes, Roddy Ricch has a net worth of $20 million in 2022.
His music and label “Bird Vision Entertainment” have been his main source of income. It was also found that his fee ranges from $40,000-$50,000 per live performance.
In addition, aside from the music industry, Roddy Ricch also earns from his investments. In an interview with Forbes, he shared that he invests in his real-estate projects in his hometown Campton.
How Roddy Ricch Spends His Money?
With the fortune he has accumulated through the short years he has been performing in the music industry, Roddy Ricch was able to purchase some serious properties he can show people off.
In December 2021 Roddy Ricch dropped 5,6 million dollars on 3,456 square feet, 4-bedroom, 5-bathroom mansion located in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles. The house is located in a secluded area and the rapper plans to make a music studio inside.
As young as he is, it is also expected that a successful, young rapper like him should be tailored with some stunning and luxurious cars. It was reported that Roddy Ricch owns a Range Rover, Maserati Quattroporte, and Mercedes-Benz G-Wagon which are worth over $400,000 in total.
Having the fame and wealth, Roddy Ricch is not safe when it comes to scandals. In 2020, he was involved in a road accident while he was driving a Dodge Charger, it was found that he was just renting the car and not his. During the same year, he faced another lawsuit from the landlord of an Encino home he rented for $15,950 a month because he stopped paying after three months.
When it comes to some bling, he also made some buzz for buying a $20,000 Lakers championship ring made from 180 grams of yellow gold and 804 stones. With its Haute and luxurious materials, other sources believe that it can be worth as much as $300,000. Aside from this, he also showed off a $55,000 Elliante diamond necklace with a portrait of Nipsey Hussle, his mentor, on its pendant.
- Roddy Ricch is in a relationship with Allie Kay. In 2020, Allie posted a photo of a baby boy with him on Instagram but deleted it later on. So it’s safe to assume that Roddy has at lease one kid.
- Before becoming a musician, Roddy Ricch has passionately played basketball and was thought to be more of a Michael Jordan athlete than a rapper.
- Roddy Ricch has already talked about retiring from the industry after earning some money to focus on his business.
- In February 2021 shooting broke out on a music video filming set in Atlanta, Georgia. Fortunately, he and rapper 42 Dugg weren’t injured.
- Roddy Rich has emerald-and-acorn-colored eyes.