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Rick Ross Net Worth 2022, Earnings & Things You Need to Know


May 7, 2022


 $45 Million
What is Rick Ross’s estimated net worth?

Rick Ross has a net worth of $45 million as an American rapper, songwriter, entrepreneur, record executive, producer, and CEO. Rick has sold millions of albums and tens of millions of singles worldwide throughout his career. Throughout his career, he has been one of the world’s top 10 highest-paid rappers. As of this writing, his total career earnings exceed $90 million.



Has earned $90 million from music and touring to this point in his career.

Purchased Evander Holyfield’s suburban Atlanta home for $6 million in 2014.

The 190-room estate is situated on 235 acres.

The mansion’s 54,000 square feet make it the largest in Georgia.

In 2020, he purchased an adjacent 87 acres.

His Atlanta property comprises 322 acres in total.

Early Years

William Leonard Roberts II was born in Clarksdale, Mississippi on January 28, 1976. His upbringing was in Carol City, Florida. On a football scholarship, he attended the historically black college Albany State University after graduating from Miami Carol City Senior High School.



From December 1995 to June 1997, Ross was employed as a correctional officer for 18 months. Ross debuted utilizing the alias Teflon Da Don. In the mid-2000s, he adopted the name Rick Ross. His stage name was inspired by “Freeway” Rick Ross, a former drug kingpin.


In 2006, he released his debut single, “Hustlin” and a bidding war ensued. He received offers from Bad Boy Entertainment and Murder Inc., both owned by Diddy. Ultimately, Ross signed a multimillion-dollar contract with Jay-Def Z’s Jam Records. His debut album, Port of Miami, debuted at number one on the Billboard 200 album chart later that year. In 2008, Ross released his second album, Trilla. Additionally, it debuted at the top of the Billboard 200 album chart.


Ross founded the record label Maybach Music Group in 2009 and released his studio albums Deeper Than Rap (2009), Teflon Don (2010), God Forgives, I Don’t (2012), Mastermind, Hood Billionaire (both 2014), Black Market (2015), Rather You Than Me (2017), and Port of Miami 2 (2017) via the label (2019). Ross was also the first artist Diddy’s management company, Ciroc Entertainment, signed.


MTV named Ross the Hottest MC in the Game in early 2012.


Ross appeared on Snoop and Martha’s Potluck Dinner Party, a popular VH1 program. In the episode, he was paired with Martha Stewart to cook.

Legal Matters

Ross has run afoul of the law in the conventional sense; he has been arrested for guns and drugs and has been sued by various music industry figures. Ross was arrested on gun and marijuana charges in January 2008. Ross’s attorney asked Officer Rey Hernandez, the Miami Beach police officer who arrested Ross, why Ross’s case was assigned to the gang task force during Hernandez’s deposition. Ross claimed affiliation with Triple C’s (aka Carol City Cartel) and other well-known gang members, according to the officer. The officer did not provide evidence of Ross’s gang membership.


DJ Vlad, a YouTube personality, filed a lawsuit against Ross for assault and battery in August 2008. Vlad claimed Ross ambushed him at the 2008 Ozone Awards in Houston, Texas, because he inquired about Ross’s past as a correctional officer.


In June 2010, “Freeway” Ricky Ross filed a copyright infringement lawsuit against Ross for using his name in a California federal court. The court ruled in favor of the rapper Rick Ross on December 30, 2013, allowing him to keep the name based on an interpretation of the First Amendment.


Personal Facts

Toie Roberts, William Roberts III, Berkeley Hermes Roberts, and Billion Leonard Roberts are Ross’s children.


Rick Ross is a Christian, and in an interview with Corey “Coco Brother” Condrey on Lift Every Voice, he stated, “I had told myself at one point no matter what I go through, I never question God.” In addition, Ross indicated that he prays prior to every performance.


On January 27, 2013, while celebrating his 37th birthday in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Ross and his girlfriend were the targets of a drive-by shooting. Ross and his girlfriend were not injured when they crashed their car into an apartment in an attempt to flee the gunfire.


Ross became briefly engaged to Lira “Galore” Mercer in 2015.


Ross was criticized in 2017 for claiming in an interview that he had never signed a female rapper because “I would end up f*cking [her] and f*cking the business up.” Ross quickly issued an apology via a Facebook post in which he called his remarks “insensitive” and a “mistake [he regrets].”


Profit Highlights

Since 2007, we have been monitoring Rick Ross’s salary and net worth. He has been very busy. Here is a breakdown of his annual salary:


2007 – $2,000,000

2008 – $3,000,000

2009 – $6,000,000

2010 – $5,000,000

2011 – $6,000,000

2012 – $9,000,000

2013 – $6,000,000

2014 – $7,000,000

2015 – $9,000,000

2016 – $10,000,000

2017 – $11,000,000

2018 – $4,000,000

2019 – $5,000,000

Combined: $83 million


In February of 2009, rival rapper 50 Cent appeared on Ed Lover’s morning show with a copy of Rick’s financial breakdown obtained during a child support case. These documents revealed that Ross’s true financial situation at the time was very different from the image he wished to portray. Ross stated he owned three vehicles:


A Maybach 2004 valued at $55,000

A 2007 Cadillac Escalade lease valued at $30,000

A 2006 Infinity Q56 valued at $30,000.

Ross added that he owned $45,000 worth of jewelry, implying that the jewelry he wore in his videos and on television was either fake or borrowed. His monthly mortgage payments were $9,700, and he claimed he spent $7,000 more than he earned each month.


Real Estate Property

In 2012, Ross paid $5.2 million for a 10,000-square-foot waterfront mansion in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The Mediterranean-style, three-story home has eight bedrooms, eleven bathrooms, and two half-baths. Two master suites, a theater, a game room, a full bar, an elevator, and a pool with a bar and spa are featured in this residence. The property has 150 feet of private waterfront in the Seven Isles neighborhood of Fort Lauderdale, which it occupies. In 2014, he listed the home for $9.25 million and sold it in 2016 for approximately $6 million.


Ross made headlines in 2014 when he paid $5.8 million for a 54,000-square-foot, 109-room mansion on 235 acres outside of Atlanta that was formerly owned by boxer Evander Holyfield. It is likely the largest residence in Georgia. There are 12 bedrooms and 21 bathrooms in the mansion.


Rick Ross spent $1 million in October 2020 to acquire an additional 87 acres of land near his Atlanta suburb residence. This brings his total number of acres to 322. His property has been dubbed “Promise Land”

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