Robert James Ritchie, to the public known by a stage name of Kid Rock, is a famous American musician, actor, disc jockey, singer, as well as a record producer. In the music industry, Kid Rock is known as a representative of southern rock, blues, country, rap and hip hop genres. Kid Rock started to receive a lot of media attention after he fused rap and rock music styles and created a rap-rock genre, the examples of which are his popular singles “Only God Knows Why”, which is considered to be among the greatest power ballads, “Cowboy” and “Bawitdaba”, which was significant in Kid Rock’s career, as well as the whole rap metal genre. The latter song was also nominated for two Grammy Awards and was featured in “The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift” with Lucas Black and Bow Wow, “Ready to Rumble” with David Arquette, Oliver Platt and Bill Goldberg, and an episode of “Hawaii Five-0”.
Kid Rock Net Worth $80 Million
All of these commercially successful songs came from Kid Rock’s fourth studio album called “Devil Without a Cause”, which was released in 1998. The album that mixed genres of rap rock and rap metal, did extremely well on the market, with over 9.3 million copies sold in the United States alone. Considered to be a rap-rock masterpiece, “Devil Without a Cause” was certified Platinum eleven times by the RIAA. Throughout his career as a singer, Kid Rock has sold more than 25 million copies of his albums in the United States.
A famous musician, how rich is Kid Rock? The sources state that Kid Rock’s net worth is estimated to be $80 million. Needless to say, most of Kid Rock’s net worth and wealth comes from his involvement in the entertainment industry.
Kid Rock was born in 1971, in Romeo, Michigan. Kid Rock’s career started during his teenage years, when he used to perform with various groups at local parties and clubs. Kid Rock signed his first record deal when he was 17 years old and was a member of a rap group called “The Beast Crew” with which he used to perform. However, the group had a falling out and Kid Rock went on to pursue a solo career. Kid Rock debuted in the music industry with “Grits Sandwiches for Breakfast”, which consisted primarily of rap songs. Kid Rock continued releasing rap albums until 1997, when he started exploring a genre of rap-rock.
In addition to being a solo artist, in 1994 Kid Rock formed a band called “Twisted Brown Trucker”, with which he has been performing ever since. Kid Rock debuted on television screens in 2001, when he appeared alongside Christopher Walken, David Spade and Brittany Daniel in an adventure film “Joe Dirt”. Ever since then, Kid Rock has starred in an episode of “CSI: NY”, “Larry the Cable Guy: Health Inspector” starring Larry the Cable Guy, Iris Bahr and Joanna Cassidy, voiced a character in “The Simpsons” and “Osmosis Jones” with Chris Rock, Bill Murray and William Shatner.
A famous rap-rock musician, Kid Rock has an estimated net worth of $80 million.
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