|Net Worth:||$2 million|
|Full name:||Dimitri Leslie Roger|
|Born:||July 13, 1992|
|Country of Origin:||United States of America|
|Occupation:||Rapper, Record Producer, Actor|
Rich The Kid is one major name that stirs the airwaves when it comes to rap music. You can see what the net worth (2018) of the young rapper is from the table above. However, in this article we go beyond net worth to tell you deep secrets you didn’t know about him.
Rich The Kid, whose birth name is Dimitri Leslie Roger is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer, record executive and actor. He has currently signed to Interscope Records and his debut album The World Is Yours was released in 2018. Having made fame and money at a young age, fans are really boiling to know about Rich The Kid’s early life and way of life. In this piece, we take on Rich The Kid’s Career, lifestyle and net worth.
Rich The Kid’s Early Life and Beginning
Rich The Kid was born in Queens on the 13th of July, 1992. His parents are of Haitian descent, and he grew up learning and speaking the language.
While growing up, The Kid listened to a lot of rappers who would end up shaping and influencing his own rap career.
He looked up to rappers like Nas, Jay-Z, 2-Pac, 50 Cent and Notorious B.I.G.
After he moved over to Woodstock in Georgia with his mother at the age f 13, he began listening to T.I and Young Jeezy.
The first name that Rich The Kid answered as a rapper was Black Boy The Kid. Later, he changed the name to Rich The Kid.
For high school, he attended Elmont Memorial Junior – Senior High School in Elmont, New York.
Rich The Kid’s Career As A Rapper, Singer And Record Producer
Rich the Kid’s professional career began in 2013 after the release of his debut solo mixtape Been About the Benjamins.
Later in that year, he released a mixtape which he had produced and recorded with Migos.
It was a collaborative mixtape called Streets on Lock (Volume 1 and 2). The last of it was released in 2014.
After that, Rich the Kid began work on his second mixtape which he titled Feels Good 2 Be Rich and it was released in August of 2014.
The mixtape featured top artists and rappers such as Young Thug, Rockie Fresh, Kirko Bangz, Yo Gotti, Migos, Stalley, Soulja Boy, Riff Raff, Jeremih, K- Camp, Young Dolph.
Some of the tracks on the album were instant hits in the hip-hop community the major ones among them being tracks like Goin Crazy, Too Much, Problems, Why You Mad, My Hoes Got Money and Austin Powers.
He featured Bobby Shmurda and Rowdy Rebel on a single titled On My Was, which was released in November 2014.
The next year his first release was a collaborative effort with Migos again that later resulted in a mixtape titled Still On Lock.
In August of the same year, he came out with Flexxin on Purpose. Flexxin on Purpose was a 14 tracked project that featured collaboration with Fetty Wap, Ty Dolla $ign, Rich Homie Quan, Young Dolph, 2 Chainz and Peewee Longway.
In November 26, 2015 he and iLoveMakonnen released Whip It. Whip It contained about 8 tracks with guest presence of Rome Fortune, Migos, T-Wayne and Key.
The next month, his subsequent work was released. Dabbin’ was released on the eve of Christmas in 2015.
It featured Wiz Khalifa, Curren$y, Kodak Black and Migos. He released another mixtape in April the next year titled Trap Talk.
It received features from artists like Kodak Black, PartyNextDoor, Ty Dolla Sign, Migos and 21 Savage. In May 2017, he collaborated as a featured artist on a Diplo song ‘Bankroll’.
On June 9, 2017, he signed a record deal with Interscope Records. He said he went for the label because they understood his artistical directions and they were willing to flow along with him.
After signing with Interscope, Rich The Kid’s first release was a collaborative effort with Kendrick Lamar, a single titled New Freezer that was released on the 26th of September, 2017. This song went on to be certified Platinum by the RIAA by March 27, 2018.
His debut album was released on the 30th of March, 2018. The album titled The World Is Yours has guest appearances from Lil Wayne, Swae Lee, Quavo, Offset, Trippie Redd, Chris Brown, Jay Critch, Future, Rick Ross. The second single from the album titled Plug Walk peaked at number 13 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.
Rich The Kid’s Personal Life and Marriage
Rich, The Kid, was formerly married to Antonette Willis, and she had two children while they were together.
She filed for divorce on March of 2018 and sought for full custody of their children giving him only visitation rights. It was a fiercely fought legal battle, and Willis also sought to get spousal support.
Shortly after their divorce, Willis revealed that Rich The Kid had been cheating on her with Model Blac Chyna and singer India Love.
Rich The Kid denied all the allegations leveled against him, with Willis going further to claim that he had been in a relationship with Blac Chyna.
Willis also claimed that their relationship had been a violent one and that from time to time the police came to their home because of Rich The Kid’s domestic abuse and violent history.
She also claimed that Rich The Kid forced her to have numerous abortions and that he was violent with her whenever she refused to heed to him.
Those were some of the reasons why Willis wanted the divorce and full custody. She wishes to protect herself and the little children who were too young to be exposed to such a life.
After his divorce from Willis, Rich The Kid picked up his love life and immediately re-entered the dating world.
He began dating a female DJ professionally known as DJ Tori Brixx. Her birth name is Tori Hughes. By June 15, 2018, it was reported that Rich The Kid had been hospitalized after an invasion while he was in Hughes’ home. According to reports from the police, several armed and dangerous looking men came into Hughes home while Rich was there visiting and they began demanding for money.
Rich The Kid tried confronting them in a fit of anger, and they beat him to a pulp and left the house with a significant amount of money and pieces of jewelry.
Rich The Kid’s Feuds with Lil Uzi Vert
The beef between Rich The Kid and Lil Uzi Vert started on twitter with a little spat that no one knew was going to escalate to the level it finally got to.
It began when Lil Uzi Vert who had been signed to Drama and DJ Don Cannon’s Generation Now imprint back in 2015, became unhappy with the way things had turned in the record deal he had signed with them.
Lil Uzi Vert took to Twitter to show his displeasure by saying, “And if y’all do sign … sign 2 a major, don’t sign 2 a rapper or a DJ It’s Just Easier When The Time Come For That Fake S–t.”
That was the beginning of the whole issue. Though the Lil Uzi Vert’s tweet was directed at DJ Drama, Rich The Kid took the opportunity to make a jab at Lil Uzi Vert.
He tweeted a few hours later with a tease at Uzi about his label situation and how he should join the 25-year-old’s Rich Forever Music imprint when he had the chance, “That’s why you SHOULDA signed [with] Rich forever.”
Uzi must have seen the tweet quick, and he too was quicker with a savage response. The “Sauce It Up” artist quoted Rich The Kid’s tweet, mentioning it above and saying, “Boy, I’m not signing for no 20 racks,” and he followed it with a bat emoji.
It seemed Rich The Kid wasn’t through with the two back and forth he was having with Lil Uzi Vert, and about two days later he took their squat to Instagram, saying, “Hey man, if your boss and CEO ain’t treating you right, come over to Rich Forever Music, ya dig!”
For a while, nothing was heard from the two until Rich The Kid was at an interview in a Los Angeles radio station where The Kid was asked if he would consider signing Lil Uzi Vert, and he responded with “Not right now, maybe back then,” he said. “Maybe I would sign him on my business, but for personal reasons, I wouldn’t sign him.”
A few weeks later, Lil Uzi Vert posted a picture on Instagram where he was seen holding a crab which he claimed cost him about $1000.
He tagged Rich The Kid to the picture insinuating he looked like a crab.
The same day, Rich The Kid posted a picture of Lil Uzi Vert on his Instagram picture with a caption that said Lil was trying to look like him.
The next day, Rich The Kid previewed a snippet of his diss track to Lil Uzi Vert on Instagram live. Their beef continued until they had a physical conformation at a Starbucks branch.
Rich The Kid, addressed the issue by saying that he was well and unwounded. But Lil Uzi Vert never released any statement about the issue.
Rich The Kid’s Record Label
Rich The Kid started his own record label Rich Forever Music in March 2016. His first signee was Chicago based Famous Dex.
He also signed his first producer, The Lab Cook. Then he signed in the next artist J $tash.
Rich The Kid then went on to sign with 300 Entertainment to become a parent company to his record label.
The released their second project Rich Forever 2 the next month, a collaboration between Rich The Kid and one of those signed to his label.
The third compilation mixtape, The Rich Forever Way came March, the next year. The fourth of them was Rich Forever 3, released in June the same year.
In May 2018, Famous Dex stated he had left Rich Forever Music and is an independent artist.
Rich The Kid’s Net Worth (2018)
Rich The Kid is worth about $2 million in 2018, which is pretty impressive for a 26-year-old.
He made this wealth from sales of his singles, his mixtapes and from other merchandise associated with him. His net worth is bound to soar as he grows.
Rich The Kid is in a train of new breed rappers that are taking rap music and incorporating it into their rap records to creating an exciting new sound.
He is definitely on his way to defining the new direction of rap music and breaks more boundaries on the road.