Riff Raff Net Worth, How did one of the world’s biggest singer “Riff Raff” amass such impressive fortune? Check this article to find out more about Riff Raff Net Worth, his career and his personal life.
About Riff Raff
He is an American rapper from Houston, Texas. He was formerly managed by OG Ron C. Who is the co-founder of Swishahouse. Riff Raff got signed to the record label Mad Decent, which was owned by DJ and Producer Diplo, in 2013 through 2015.
His signing with the label came after his association with rapper and producer Soulja Boy’s imprint S.O.D Money Gang Inc. He has become one of the most successful rappers in Houston, Texas since his debut in 2005.
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|Full Name:||Horst Christian Simco|
|Date of Birth:||January 29, 1982|
|Net Worth:||$6 Million|
Riff Raff Early Life and Career
His real is Horst Christian Simco. He was born on January 29, 1982, in Houston, Texas to father Ronald Simco, a retired Vietnam War Veteran, and mother Anita Isaacs, who was a maid then.
His father suffered from severe post-traumatic stress disorder but managed to work different jobs which include a police officer and a Walmart Manager to take care of his family.
Riff Raff was the second of the siblings of his parents. He grew up in Copperfield, a suburban area 25 miles northwest of Houston.
He attended Langham Creek High School. Riff Raff loved basketball and was a shooting guard on his school’s basketball team. He dropped out of school in his senior year but later obtained his GED before enrolling at Hibbing.
Riff studied at Community College in Hibbing, MN and was privileged to play in the school’s basketball team. Unfortunately, he dropped out in 2003 and returned back to Houston.
While in Houston, he got a job as a car painter in one of the then-popular ‘candy-coloured’ style. From there, Riff slowly began building his new identity into what he is renowned for today as, Riff Raff.
In 2005, Riff made his rap debut, making CD’s of his own rap over other rap artists beats and giving them out at different stores in the Greater areas of Houston including Katy Mills Mall. According to him, Devin the Dude and Paul Wall Were his biggest rap influences.
He took advantage of the advent of social media by releasing songs, freestyle videos, and sketch clips on different platforms like Myspace, and YouTube using the name ‘MTV Riff Raff’ to help showcase his talent at slapstick and performance Art.
Riff Raff achieved all this through the help of his first talent manager, DB da Boss, who provided the rapper with recording and studio services early on. DB told LA Weekly about the rapper Riff Raff citing that, ‘He was very driven, very ambitious. You couldn’t deny his work ethic,’ adding that, ‘Underneath that shell is a very intelligent man.’
Riff’s increasing popularity led to a spot on MTV’s reality show ‘From G’s to Gents’. However, in 2011, due to his growing popularity on YouTube, Riff Raff got signed with S.O.D Money Gang, Inc.
At that time, he started performing with Simon Rex A.K.A Dirty Nasty and Andy Milonakis. He left Money Gang, Inc. In 2012 and signed with Diplo’s Mad Decent Record Label.
Till date, Riff’s YouTube has had over 170 million views and his mixtapes have received huge commercial success as well as critical ones.
In 2014, Riff Raff released his debut album titled ‘Neon Icon’. The success of his album launched him into the mainstream and the creation of his own record label called ‘Neon Nation Corporation and an adult webcam series’. In 2018, he went on a tour and released a new single titled “Make it Drop” in 2019.
Riff Raff Net Worth
As of today, Riff Raff Net Worth is $6 Million. Riff Raff Net Worth is accumulated from sales of his music and concert tours.
Riff Raff Net Worth is also acquired from several endorsement deals.
In 2015, he bought a house in LA valued at $1.4 million. The house, has five bedrooms, seven bathrooms and breathtaking views of Vegas.
However, Riff would allow you to stay in his ‘Codeine Castle’ for $5,000 a day, or you could rent it for $150,000 monthly.
Riff Raff Personal Life
The Rapper has been allegedly accused of sexual assault allegations as it happened in May 2018, he was accused of both drugging and sexually assaulting a woman after a 2013 show in Melbourne.
And another charge was pressed against him after a woman, aged 17 at the time, gave a detailed explanation of an incident which involved him(Riff Raff), and how he forced her into his tour bus before sexually assaulting her in 2015. However, Riff Raff has denied both claims and allegations.
In 2013, Riff was also arrested over illegal drug possession. However, he got released without bail shortly after.
Riff Raff loves basketball a lot and supports the Houston Rockets, basketball team.
He is also a tattoo enthusiast as he has got a great number of logos and pictures as well as write-ups tattooed all over his body. He has a tattoo of Bart on his chest, NBA and MTV logos, as well as across.
He’s also a big fan of the Simpsons. Riff frequently wears colorful zig-zag braids.
He has a dog named Jody Husky.
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