How much is Roddy Ricch worth?
|Net Worth:||$12 Million|
|Date of Birth:||October 22, 1998|
|Country:||United States of America|
About Roddy Ricch
Roddy Ricch is the stage name of Roderick Wayne Moore Jr. He’s an American rapper, singer, and songwriter that began his music career in 2017 and quickly became a superstar. As of now, he has released two mixtapes and one studio album, all of which have been certified gold and platinum. During his short career, the skilled rapper has earned himself many awards and achievements including two BET Awards, two BET Hip Hop Awards, one American Music Award, and one Grammy.
How Did Roddy Ricch Get So Rich?
What made “The Box” singer so rich is very successful music. In 2018, he began collaborating with many artists such as Lil HotB, Orrin King, Wizz Dakota, and Oun-P. That year, in November, he released his second mixtape titled “Feed the Streets”, which peaked in charts in Canada, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom, and the United States. It also sold 500,000 copies and earned a gold certification by the RIAA becoming his first project to achieve this. From the sales and promotions of the two mixtapes, the rapper was able to earn a total of $350.000.
After releasing his second mixtape, Roddy landed a recording deal with the giant Atlantic Records worth $1 million. Throughout 2018 and 2019, he began working with many artists, songwriters, and producers for the creation of his debut studio album. His first album was released in December 2019 through Atlantic and his own label (established earlier that year) titled “Bird Vision Entertainment”. The album was a commercial success that peaked in sixteen different countries, while also earning gold and platinum certifications in five of them – Canada, Denmark, New Zealand, the UK, and the US. Besides boosting his international popularity, the music project also helped Roddy win more than $500.000.
Why is he so famous?
Roddy gained mainstream recognition with his first two studio projects – the mixtapes “Feed the Streets” and “Feed the Streets II’. Roderick was born on October 22, 1998, in Compton, California. He attended the Carson Senior High School and was later transferred to the Westchester Enriched Sciences Magnets. During his youth, he spent some time in Atlanta, Georgia, where he found a passion for rapping and decided to venture into a music career.
He began rapping and singing at the age of eight and, a few years later, was already making beats and writing his own lyrics. In the mid-2010s, he developed the stage name Roddy Ricch and created accounts on social media platforms so that he could upload his music. In 2017, he released his debut single titled “Chase the Bag”, which quickly gained 150,000 views on his YouTube channel. Later that year, he released two more singles “Hoodrrich”, and “Fuck It Up”, both of which were included in his first mixtape.
What Makes Him So Successful?
The young rapper is successful mainly because of his record label (Atlantic) and collaborations with popular names from the music industry. Among some of the stars that he has worked with on his album are Gunna, Lil Durk, Meek Mill, Mustard, Dolla Sign, and A Boogie with da Hoodie. As a featured artist, Roddy has appeared on the songs of other well-established artists such as Meek Mill, NLE Choppa, London on da Track, DaBaby, 50 Cent, and Cordae to name a few.
Ever since his rise in the music industry, for the past two years, Ricch has been proactively appearing on television. His debut on television came in the special “XXL Freshmen 2019”. He then appeared in a bunch of realities and talk shows like “The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon”, “The Shop”, and most recently “Savage x Fenty Show Volume 2”. Besides television, since 2019, he has graced the covers of several widely-popular magazines such as Billboard, Forbes, XXL, Time, and GQ.
When it comes to rising stars in the music industry, Roddy Ricch is certainly one of them. The rapper began his career just three years ago and quickly attained mainstream recognition with his widely-successful mixtapes and album. As of now, the media sensation with a total of 10 million followers online has a net worth of $5 million.
Most recently, the one-time Grammy award winner was announced as a leading nominee in six different categories heading into the 2021 edition of the prestigious awards ceremony.