February 28, 2020• byB10
Roddy Rich occupies a unique spot in Hip-Hop. Hailing from the West Coast, the “Down Below” hitmaker wears his Southern influence in his sleeves.
Knighted by Kendrick Lamar and co-signed by Meek Mill, Roddy seems destined for mainstream success.
Read Roddy’s biography to know about his net worth, dating status, and family background!
Parents, Height, Bio
On 22nd October 2019, Roddy Rick turned 21 years of age. The “Start With Me” wordsmith’s biological parents had named him Rodrick Wayne Moore, Jr.
Roddy’s maternal side of the family is from Louisiana. While in the Sugar State, he frequented church with his mother and grandmom who were devout Christians.
In his teenage years, Roddy lived in different states. In many ways, the nomad-like lifestyle influenced his musical output.
A Compton, California-native, Roddy allegedly shares gang ties with the “Neighborhood Compton Crips.” He stands five feet & seven inches (170 cm) in height.
Net Worth, Albums, Songs
Rapping since the age of eight, Roddy Rich began to take music seriously after serving two weeks sentence in the jail.
Roddy caught the mainstream eye after earning a notable feature on late Nipsey Hussle’s grammy-nominated single “Racks In The Middle.” By then, he had already created a buzz with projects including “Feed The Streets,” “Be 4 the Fame” and “Feed Tha Streets II.”
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Signed to Dream Chasers Records and Atlantic Records, Roddy released his debut album “Please Excuse Me For Being Anti-Social” in December 2019. Consisting of 13 songs, the said project climbed to the #1 spot on the Billboard 200. To support the LP, he embarked on a North American tour.
Courtesy of a rap career, Roddy boasts $5 million+ in net worth. The “Big Steeper” rapper’s popularity on social media platforms drive his wealth.
Dating, Girlfriend, Baby Mama
In August 2019, Roddy Rich’s dating life made headlines after the musician reportedly grabbed his mystery girlfriend amid a heated argument. The debacle transpired at his LA apartment
Despite his girlfriend not sustaining any injury, Roddy was booked on felony DV (domestic violence). He had to fork out $50k as a bail money.
When quizzed about his dating status during the December 2019 Breakfast Club interview, the “Chase The Bag” rapper was reluctant to divulge any information.
As of early-2020, Roddy didn’t share romantic ties with anyone famous who could be addressed as the rapper’s girlfriend. Nor did there exist a public record that pointed out his involvement in any baby mama drama.
Unmissable Facts About Roddy Rich
- For his contribution to the late-rapper Nipsey Hussle’s “Rack In The Middle,” Roddy Rich won his very first Grammy in the “Best Rap Performance Category.”
- Music journalist Paul Thompson described Roddy Rich as “an undeniably talented vocalist and occasionally a compelling songwriter.”
- Charles Homes profiled Roddy Rich for the music publication “Rolling Stones” in late-2019.
- At the 2020 Grammys, Roddy Rich and Meek Mill performed a tribute song titled “Letter To Nipsey.”
- Early in his musical career, Roddy Rich learned to operate FL Studio. Reportedly, he can play the piano too.
- Roddy Rich beat out both Justin Bieber and his former girlfriend Selena Gomez to secure the top position on Billboard 100 singles chart with the song “The Box.”
- In late-January 2020, Roddy Rich performed on “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.”
- Producers 30 Roc and Dat Boi Squeeze made the instrumental for Roddy Rich’s smash hit “The Box.”
- As a high school freshman and sophomore, Roddy Rich battled anti-social behavior and anger issues.
- Kendrick Lamar told young Roddy Rich “You going to be somebody in the world.”
Last modified: February 28, 2020