Roddy Rich is the stage name of Rodrick Wayne Moore Jr. You might know him as The Box Rapper Meme. His latest single, The Box, crushed records and turned him into a viral hit. But he was famous before that as well. Born in 1998, Roddy is a successful rapper and songwriter. How much is Roddy Ricch net worth?
Roddy started rapping in 2017 releasing his debut mixtape Feed Tha Streets. Next year, he released his second mixtape. Atlantic Records noticed him and signed him to a deal. And with the Racks in the Middle single, he earned three Grammy Awards. That is what happens when you have Nipsey Hussle on the track.
There are different sources regarding Roddy Ricch net worth. Some sources say he has $1 million net worth, while others go as far as $3 million. The reality is somewhere in between.
Career Ups and Downs
Rodrick started his career in 2017. This is when he released the first mixtape Feed Tha Streets, featuring songs like Chase Tha Bag, Fucc It Up, and Hoodricch. Nipsey Hussle, Meek Mill, Greedo, and other established artists praised his mixtape. And with praises from such names, his career took off.
In March 2018, he released an EP titled Be 4 Tha Fame. In May that same year, he met with Nipsey Hussle and visited him in Los Angeles.
By the summer of 2018, he released his single Die Young. He wrote this single for a childhood friend who died in a high-speed chase. The song accumulated more than 80 million views on YouTube and 120 million streams on Spotify. Roddy made it to the top.
In August, he released the single Ricch Forever, produced by DJ Bugsy. He joined Nipsey Hussle on the Racks in the Middle track.
By the fall of 2018, Ricch joined another household name on the stage. Meek Mill brought him as a guest during the PowerHouse concert in Philadelphia. In November the same year, Roddy released his second mixtape, Feed Tha Streets II. The album peaked at Number 67 on the Billboard 200 chart and 36 on the Top R&B and Hip-Hop Albums chart.
In the summer of 2019, Roddy collaborated with Mustard on the Ballin track. This was a song for Mustard’s third studio album. And it was the highest-charting song by Mustard as a lead artist.
By the end of 2019, Ricch released his debut studio album titled “Please Excuse Me for Being Antisocial”. It debuted and peaked at Number 1 on the Billboard 200.
The Box single is from this album. The Box topped the Hot 100 and absolutely crushed all records. The song appeared in memes and is a TikTok challenge. Basically, it traveled the entire world. After this song, people started comparing Roddy Ricch to 50 Cent.
In 2020, Roddy appeared in Letter to Nipsey ode by Meek Mill.
People recognize Ricch by his raspy voice. It works wonders with vocal filters. He is an undeniable talented vocalist and a compelling songwriter. Ricch frequently adopts the same syntax and vocal intonations as Young Thug.
His remarkable musical style combines West Coast hip hop roots and sound of trap music, as well as Chicago’s drill rap. There is a bit of extra gravitas combined with lyrics ranging from pondering the tough realities of life to uninhibited bravado.
Rodrick says he draws inspiration from his life. He says “As I experience life, my music will evolve. I still tell stories from my world because there are stories and unlimited people from that place”.
As for the influence on his work? He cites Kendrick Lamar as one of his inspirations. Kendrick is also from Compton, Ricch’s hometown.
How much does he earn?
Roddy’s revenue and net worth rose significantly by the end of 2019 and the beginning of 2020. Roddy Ricch net worth is between $1 million and $3 million.
In the summer of 2019, he earned between $30,000 and $40,000 per month. That number rose to $100,000 by the end of 2019, thanks to his The Box single.
And in 2020, he earns between $250,000 and $300,000 per month. With such a viral hit, the number can only go up.
Rodrick Wayne Moore Jr. grew up between Los Angeles and Compton. He had a religious mother and speaks of Christianity with a nihilistic tilt.
Roddy got baptized when he was seven. A few years later, he met his idol and childhood star Kendrick Lamar in the church. The two had a spur-of-the-moment freestyle. After that, Kendrick encouraged him to continue rapping.
Roddy dates Allie Minati. In April 2020, the couple welcomed their baby boy. But nobody knew he had an expectant girlfriend. The news came as a surprise.