Rick Ross Net Worth – Officially Earned His First Platinum Album

Rick Ross Net Worth: Lately Rick Ross got a reason to celebrate as, after a long time, his hard work has finally paid off. Back in 2006, he released his debut album, “Port of Miami” and as of now, the album has been certified platinum. So nearly after 10 years, million copies have been sold. With 187,000 copies sold in its first week, the album had debuted at number one on the US Billboard 200.

The album was a boon for Ross as just a few years before it was released, Ross was struggling financially. In one interview, he even said,  “You know, five years before Port of Miami, I was to a point where I may have even felt like quitting.” However, somehow Ross kept working on other artists albums and finally he could launch his own. Now as of 2016, Rick Ross net worth is estimated to be $ 35 million.

Rick Ross net worth


Rick Ross Net worth – Income over the recent years:

YearRick Ross Income/ Salary
2015$ 9 million
2014$ 7 million
2013$ 6 million
2012$ 6 million
2011$ 4.3 million

In the year 2015, the rapper reportedly earned $ 9 million, however, it’s the pre-taxed income. For the same, he was even included in Fobes list titled “Cash Kings 2015: The World’s Highest-Paid Hip-Hop Acts“. Diddy topped the list by earning $ 60 million, while Jay-Z came second with his income amounting to $ 56 million. Next came, Drake, Dr. Dre and Pharrell with their income of $39.5 million, $33 million and $32 million respectively. Rick Ross ranked # 16 on the list while total contenders were 20.

Rick Ross net worth Income

Rick Ross Net worth – Income from Album sales

Album name (Year)Income
Port of Miami (2006)$ 2.8 million
Trilla (2008)$ 1.3 million
Deeper Than Rap (2009)$ 876k
Teflon Don (2010)$ 542k
God Forgives, I Don’t (2012)$ 1.2 million
Mastermind (2014)$ 3.4 million
Hood Billionaire (2014)$ 2.8 million
Black Market (2015)$ 876k

From album sales alone, Rick Ross could earn over $ 13 million.

The majority of Rick Ross net worth comes from albums sales, music streaming, and concerts, while some even come from his investment. As he even founded the record label Maybach Music Group and has ventured into other businesses as well.


Rick Ross net worth – Youtube Income estimates 

Daily Earning$80.00 – $1,280.00
Monthly Earning$2,400.00 – $38,400.00
Yearly Projection$28,800.00 – $460,800.00

For calculation, CPM range is $0.25 USD – $4.00 USD


Rick Ross Net worth – Over the recent years

YearRick Ross Net Worth
2017 (Estimated)$ 41 million
2016$ 35 million
2015$ 29 million
2014$ 27 million
2013$ 26.3 million
2012$ 23 million
2011$ 20 million

Note : Rick Ross net worth is calculated after analyzing total income, net income, endorsement, taxes, and investments.


Rick Ross Net worth comparison with other rappers.


Nicki Minaj – $ 80 million
Jay-Z –  $ 600 million
Chris Brown – $ 35 million
Lil Wayne – $ 160 million
Rick Ross -$ 35 million


Ross net worth comparison

Amongst these five rappers, Jay-Z is all on the top, with his net worth of $ 600 million. However, one important point here is that Jay-z is inclined more towards business and a little less towards music, which indeed helped him in accumulating such a wealth over others. Next, comes the Lil Wayne who is still way more that $ 100 million. Nicki is ranked # 3, although her fortune is half that of Lil Wayne. Chris Brown and Rick Ross both have a net worth of $ 35 million each.



It has been reported that Ross is paying over $9,500 monthly against his debts.


Ross has two mansions. Apart from that he also owns a couple of cars. His collection of cars includes a 2007 Cadillac Escalade, which is worth $30,000; a 2006 Infinity Q56, which is worth $30,000. and a 2004 Maybach, which is worth $55,000.  He also has $45,000 worth of jewelry.

Rick Ross net worth – How it all started?

William Leonard Roberts II, better known to his fans as Rick Ross, was born on January 28, 1976. He attended Miami Carol City Senior High School and was raised in Carol City, Florida. For higher education, Ross got enrolled in the Albany State University, on a football scholarship. At first, he worked as a collection officer, however, interested in music, later he soon chose a different career.

Initially, he was known as Teflon Da Don but later he changed his name. Apart from music, he has also appeared on numerous Tv shows including “Jimmy Kimmel Live! (2008-2012)”, “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (2009-2010)” and “Freaknik: The Musical (2010)”.