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.
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 2006. Port 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.
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.