Rick Ross Biography

Updated On Aug 16, 2018 Published On May 15, 2016
Facts of Rick Ross
Date of Birth: 1976 , January-28
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 6 Feet
Name Rick Ross
Birth Name William Leonard Roberts II (
Nick Name Rozay, The Boss, Renzel
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Clarksdale, Mississippi
Ethnicity Afro-American
Profession Rapper
Net Worth $35 million
Salary $7 million
Famous for Purple Lamborghini
Affair with Liz Hagelthorn, India Westbrook, Briana Camille, Briteady
Girlfriend Liz Hagelthorn, India Westbrook, Briana Camille, Briteady
Married No
Children 2
Education Miami Carol City Senior High School
Online Presence Instagram, Twitter
Movies Days of Wrath
TV Show Jimmy Kimmel Live!
Albums Port of Miami (2006), Trilla (2008). Deeper Than Rap (2009), Teflon Don (2010)
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Rick Ross, who was once arrested for gun and marijuana charges, is a well-known rapper and entrepreneur from the United States. He is also the founder of a record label imprint, Maybach Music Group. He is also an actor and has appeared in several movies and TV shows.

Rick Ross was born as William Leonard Roberts II on January 28, 1976, in Clarksdale, Mississippi, the United States of America to African and American parents. He spent his childhood days in Carol City, Florida. He is of black ethnicity and his nationality is American.

Rick was once spotted with Shateria Moragne-el. Shateria Moragne-el is a fashionista and she is also a makeup artist. The couple dated for several years but announced their separation in 2013.

After Rick called off his love life with Shateria, he began his romantic love life with Lira Mercer. Lira Mercer is also known by the name Lira Galore and she is a well-known hip hop model. They also got engaged and were eager to be each other’s loving husband and wife but their marriage couldn't take place, they called off their engagement at the end of 2015.

Also, see: Is Lira Galore Married? What About Her Relationship With Boyfriend Rick Ross? Past Affairs

Rick has two children, daughter Toie Roberts and son William Roberts III. On 2018, March 2, the singer was found ill in his home. He was put on life support and released after a few days. The reason for this is suspected to be a possible heart attack.

While Rick was in Miami Gardens, Florida, United States, he was enrolled at Miami Carol City Senior High School. He completed his high school graduation from there in 1994 and then he joined historically black college Albany State University. At the end of 1995, he put on the work as a correctional officer based in Florida and he worked there for about one and half year.

He began his musical career with Suave House Records. There he worked as a recording artist under the pen name, Teflon Da Don. His recording debut, Ain't Shhh to Discuss was released in the early 2000s.

In early 2006, he signed a recording deal with Suave House Records and his debut album Port of Miami was released on 8th of August 2006Port became the No. 1 on the U.S. Billboard 200 chart.

His second album Trilla was released on 11th of March 2008. To date, Rick has a total of 10 studio albums to his name. Similarly, on February 2 of 2018, he released Florida Boy featuring singers like T-Pain and Kodak Black. Likewise, on June 22 the same year, he released another song titled Green Gucci Suit

Rick owns the Wingstop, a restaurant company, and 25 of them to his name.

In early 2014, Rick bought a Georgia mansion for $5.8 million, which originally belong to the former boxing champion Evander Holyfield. In September 2016, Rick sold his Fort Lauderdale' 10,086 square-foot mansion for $6.05 million. He originally listed his three-story mansion with 13 bedrooms for $9.25 million. Rick bought his Fort' mansion for $5.175 million.

Also, see: 48 Years American Rapper Rick Ross Career: His Net Worth In 2018 And Annual Earning

His net worth is $35 million, and his annual earnings approximately stand at $7 million, which he grabs from his touring income, recorded music sales, and other ventures.

Rick Ross facts on timeline

Born in Clarksdale, Mississippi

January 28 , 1976

Rick Ross was born as William Leonard Roberts II in January 1976 in Clarksdale, Mississippi, United States of America to African and American parents. He spends his childhood days in Carol City, Florida. He is of black ethnicity.

Graduated from Miami Carol City Senior High School

1994

While Rick was in Miami Gardens, Florida, United States, he was enrolled at Miami Carol City Senior High School. He completed his high school graduation from there in 1994 and then he joined historically black college Albany State University.

Worked as a correctional officer

1995

While he was in historically black college Albany State University, he was offered the job of correctional officer. He began working as a correctional officer from December 1995 and he worked there for about one and half year. 

Singed a record deal with Suave House Records

2006

He began his musical career from Suave House Records. There he worked as a pseudonym Teflon Da Don. There he worked as a recording artist and his debut recording Ain't Shhh to Discuss was released in early 2000s. In the early 2006, he signed a recording deal with Suave House Records. 

Released his debut album, Port of Miami

August 8 , 2006

After he signed a recording deal with Suave House Records, he began working on his debut album and his debut album Port of Miami was released on 8th of August 2006. His second album Trilla was released on 11th of March 2008.

Formed an American hip hop group Triple C's

2005

Rich is a well known rapper and entrepreneur from United States. In 2005, he formed an American hip hop group Triple C's with Gunplay, Torch and Young Breed. Their debut album Custom Cars & Cycles was released at the end of 2009. 

Appeared in the movie, Days of Wrath

2008

He is also an actor and has appeared in several movies and TV shows as a musical guest. In 2008, he made his acting debut by starring in the movie Days of Wrath. That year he also appeared in the talk show Jimmy Kimmel Live!. 

Broke up with Shateria Moragne-el

2013

Rick was once spotted with Shateria Moragne-el. Shateria Moragne-el is a fashionistas and she is also a makeup artist. Together they were in love for several years but they announced their separation in 2013. His nationality is American.

Called off his engagement with Lira Mercer

2015

After Rick called off his love life with Shateria, he began his romantic love life with Lira Mercer.  Lira Mercer is also known by the name Lira Galore and she is a well known hip hop model. They also got engaged and were eager to be each other’s loving husband and wife but they didn't happen as they called off their engagement at the end of 2015.

Nominated in Grammy Awards

2012

Grammy Awards is one of the prestigious awards in the music industry. He has also been nominated in this award several times in his life. He got his first nomination in this award in 2012 for Best Rap/Song Collaboration.

Founded the record label, Maybach Music Group

2009

Rich is a well known rapper and entrepreneur from United States. He is also the founder of a record label imprint Maybach Music Group. He released his third studio album Deeper Than Rap in this record studio. 

Was arrested on gun and marijuana charges

2008

Though Rick is a renowned rapper, he has also convicted several crimes and has been involved in several disputes. In the early 2008, he was arrested on gun and marijuana charges. He was arrested for his involvement on Carol City Cartel and other known gang members.

Net Worth around $35 million

2018

As of 2018, Rick Ross has an estimated net worth of $35 million. Apart from his musical career, he owns 25 of Wingstop, which roughly make a revenue of $20 thousand to $70 thousand a week.