Born William Leonard Roberts II who is an American rapper and songwriter, Rick Ross net worth is nearly $32 million. He is also a producer and founded his very own music label called ‘Maybach music group’.

Rick Ross’s Early Life

Born on 28th January 1976, William had a knack for sports and was even admitted to the Albany State University on a football scholarship. Before joining the music industry, the rapper was a correctional officer in Florida. Currently, he is dating a model and even has a baby daughter with her.

Suggested Read – What is Snoop Dogg’s Net Worth after all these years?

Earnings that build Rick Ross net worth

Music industry

In 2006, Slip-n-slide records signed him where he released his debut single called Hustlin’. This single was so successful that he quickly got a contract with Jay-Z’s Def Jam label and this saw the start of his musical journey.

  • He released his first album in 2006 called ‘Port Miami’ and sold around 750,000 copies earning $800,000
  • His second album in 2008 Trillia made a record sale of $685,000
  • Deeper than Rap in 2009 and Teflon Don in 2010 earned him around $465,000 and $760,000 respectively.
  • In 2012, his album God Forgives, I don’t, sold 555,000 copies and earned a total of $600,000

Some of his other albums are:

  • Mastermind, Hood Billionaire released in 2014
  • Black market which was released in 2015
  • His latest album released in 2017 is Rather You Than Me

Suggested Read – 17 Best Legal Places to get Free Music Downloads

Movies and TV shows

Ross has made appearances in several movies and TV show interviews, some of which are:

Movies:

  • Days Of wrath
  • Freaknik: The Music
  • Hip Hop life
  • Rap Hustlin’

TV shows

  • Sisterhood of Hip Hop in 2014
  • Jimmy Kimmel Live
  • Late Show with David Letterman
  • Late night with Jimmy Fallon

Vehicle collection

The rapper also has a wide range of cars. Some famous beasts that he owns are:

  • Cadillac Escalade- $30,000
  • Infinity Q56-$30,000
  • Maybach 57s- $55,000

Others are:

  • BMW 760Li
  • Fisker Karma
  • Rolls Royce Phantom
  • Hummer H2
  • Bentley Continental Super sports
  • Mercedes- Benz CLS

Endorsements and ventures

  • In 2009, Rick founded the record label by the name of ‘Maybach music group’ and released two albums through them; Deeper Than Rap and Teflon Don. His label also has brought in rap artists such as Meek Mill, Wale, Rookie Fresh and Stalley
  • The rapper owns at least $45,000 worth of jewellery
  • He owns 25 ‘wingstop’ fast food restaurants and promotes them often in his songs
  • He had a partnership with Reebok
  • His label has also created Maybach films
  • He partnered with Rolling Stones for a version of a column called ‘Ask a Boss with Rick Ross’ where he answered people’s questions
  • He endorsed his liquor brand called ‘Belaire Rose Champagne.’
  • In 2009, he also endorsed 1800 Tequila’s 100 proof select silver Tequila
  • The rapper is also involved in the oil business in Nigeria

Property

  • In 2012, he bought a 54,000 square feet mansion that is just on the part of a 235-acre land in Georgia. The place has 109 rooms which also included 12 bathrooms and 21 bedrooms. He bought this estate for $5.8 million
  • Rick Ross also owned a 10,000 square feet mansion in Fort Lauderdale that’s consisted of 8 bedrooms, 11 bathrooms, a movie theatre, gym, sauna, bar and three car garage. He purchased it in 2008 for $5.2 million

Social Work

  • He supports the charity ‘In A Big way charity’ formerly known as Rick Ross Charities, The Children’s Trust and The Urban League of Greater Miami
  • In 2012, Rick donated Reeboks and iPads to his school in Carol City, Florida
  • Rick helped Haiti raise money after the earthquake by hosting a blood drive in 2010
  • In 2015, Ross coached a team of celebs to play basketball to raise money for the ‘South each Charitable Foundation for kids’. The event raised $35,000
  • He also used his Georgia home to benefit the youth by allowing them in and using amenities such as the baseball field, swimming pool and horse stable

Conclusion

The rapper has come a long way and released many albums that will forever be in the hearts of all his fans. We hope to hear many more records from the rapper so he can increase his net worth as the years pass.

Also Read: